| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:34 PM
An off-and-on customer of OfficeMax, Mike Seay has gotten the office supply company's junk mail for years. But the mail that the grieving Lindenhurst, Ill., father said he got from OfficeMax last week was different.
It was addressed to "Mike Seay,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A rapidly mutating virus has leaped from plants to honeybees, where it is reproducing and contributing to the collapse of colonies vital to the multibillion-dollar agricultural industry, according to a new study.
Tobacco ringspot virus, a pollen-borne...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A judge has struck down a ballot measure that would force the city of Los Angeles to launch its own health department separate from the county's.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield ruled Friday that the measure slated for the June...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:41 PM
A judge has preemptively struck down a ballot measure that would force the city of Los Angeles to launch its own health department separate from the county's.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield ruled Friday that the measure...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
"Dallas Buyers Club" star Matthew McConaughey went to great lengths to get into character as Ron Woodroof, the real-life Texas electrician who became an unlikely AIDS activist after being diagnosed with HIV in the mid-1980s.
McConaughey shed more than...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:02 AM
A whopping 41% of people who are transgender or gender-nonconforming have attempted suicide sometime in their lives, nearly nine times the national average, according to a sweeping survey released three years ago.
In a new study released Tuesday,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:30 AM
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn. has received complaints from people opposing a planned same-sex wedding on the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's float.
Some took to the organization’s Facebook page to voice their anger, calling the wedding...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Los Angeles County leaders once thought the world of Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
In a gilt-edged 1992 proclamation that still hangs behind Weinstein's desk, officials declared him "a dynamic and inspirational leader"...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:12 AM
"When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
In its 125th year, the Rose Parade detoured into debates over same-sex marriage and captive killer whales. Otherwise, the parade stayed largely on script, delivering its traditional mix of small-town wholesomeness, Hollywood-style entertainment and...