| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Talia Joy Castellano, a bubbly cancer patient who became an honorary CoverGirl with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, has died. She was 13.
The Orlando, Fla., teenager became a YouTube sensation with her motivational makeup tutorial videos, which captured...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Ray Dolby, the inventor and engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and pioneered noise-reducing and surround-sound technology widely used in the film and recording industries, has died in San Francisco at 80, the company announced Thursday.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
When filmmaker and writer Nora Ephron was in the hospital last year undergoing treatment for leukemia, she sent her younger sister, Delia Ephron, a bouquet of flowers — not just any flowers, but "two-dozen gorgeous plump peach roses in full bloom,"...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When director Kenji Mizoguchi died of leukemia in 1956 he was 58 and a leading figure in world cinema, championed by members of the French New Wave, and the recipient of major prizes at the Venice Film Festival three years in a row. Along with Yasujiro...
| Jul 3, 2013
Re "A death postponed," Opinion, June 30
As a bone marrow stem cell transplant survivor going on five years, I was so taken with Peter Garrison's story of how his donation of white cells not only saved a leukemia patient's eyesight but also raised his...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The prospect of a bidding war for Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. in South San Francisco is sending biotechnology shares sharply higher, helping propel an advance in the broader stock market.
Onyx, a developer of anti-cancer drugs, said Sunday it had rejected...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:05 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — It is hard to know whether this year's U.S. Open golf tournament will be remembered for Justin Rose's victory or Phil Mickelson's defeat.
Rose is 32 years old, an Englishman born in South Africa, who was a prodigy as early as 17...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:05 PM
You've seen them but not noticed them. You've heard them but not listened to them.
The new documentary "20 Feet From Stardom" shines a spotlight away from center stage over to the world of female backup singers.
Directed by Morgan Neville, the film...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The Southern California woman whose photos were apparently used in an elaborate hoax involving Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o called the ruse "a very twisted and confusing scenario."...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:33 AM
In his first on-camera interview since news broke that his supposed girlfriend did not exist, Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o admitted he briefly lied about the woman after learning of the hoax....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Cigarette smoking may have earned a reputation as an unhealthy, cancer-causing pastime, but water pipes seem to have largely evaded the stigma. Now, new research shows that water pipes may simply be dangerous in slightly different ways, according to a...