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  • Vast cancer genetics database could aid drug discovery

    Vast cancer genetics database could aid drug discovery
    Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., announced that they had assembled the world's largest database of cancer-related genetic variations -- the data will be available for researchers to plumb as they work to understand how...
  • 2-year-old best man dies days after parents' wedding

    2-year-old best man dies days after parents' wedding
    A terminally ill 2-year-old boy died just two days after serving as his parents’ best man at their wedding in western Pennsylvania. Logan Stevenson, whose inclusion in Saturday's ceremony won his family well-wishers and admirers from across the...
  • Jazz fusion pioneer George Duke dies at 67

    Jazz fusion pioneer George Duke dies at 67
    Keyboardist George Duke, one of the pioneers of the jazz fusion movement that merged jazz, rock and funk in the late 1960s and 1970s, died Monday night in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, his record label...
  • Amgen may be near $10.5-billion deal for Onyx, cancer-drug maker

    Amgen may be near $10.5-billion deal for Onyx, cancer-drug maker
    After being spurned on its first try, biotech giant Amgen Inc. is said to be close to a $10.5-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. In June, the Thousand Oaks company made an unsolicited offer of $120 a share for Onyx, which is...
  • Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion

    Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion
    Two months after being turned away, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Amgen will pay $125 per share for the outstanding shares of Onyx, the two companies said Sunday. In...
  • A transcendent perch in the Silver Lake Hills

    A transcendent perch in the Silver Lake Hills
    Every house is a reflection of its owner. Some owners are just a bit more complicated than others. Tim Tattu is still settling into his new house, designed by Los Angeles architect Tom Marble in the steep hills overlooking the Silver Lake Reservoir. It is...
  • Entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell dies at 87; represented Eisner, Henson

    Entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell dies at 87; represented Eisner, Henson
    Longtime entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included Michael Eisner and Jim Henson, died Aug. 23 of complications from leukemia. He was 87. Russell, a New York native, is best known for working to get Eisner installed as chief executive...
  • Miley Cyrus strips, George H.W. Bush shaves, Lorena Sarbu hits L.A.

    Miley Cyrus strips, George H.W. Bush shaves, Lorena Sarbu hits L.A.
    Skin Is In: Miley Cyrus strips down to her birthday suit for Marc Jacobs' and Robert Duffy's "Protect the Skin You're In" charity T-shirt campaign, WWD reports. The shirts, emblazoned with a black-and-white photo of Cyrus posing in her altogethers, with...
  • One Direction's Louis Tomlinson hurt in charity soccer match [Video]

    One Direction's Louis Tomlinson hurt in charity soccer match [Video]
      This never would have happened to any of the guys in 'N Sync. A charity soccer match was held in Glasgow, Scotland, over the weekend for recently retired Aston Villa midfielder Stiliyan Petrov, who has leukemia. Over 60,000 people were in attendance...
  • Delia Ephron remembers sister Nora in 'Sister Mother Husband Dog'

    Delia Ephron remembers sister Nora in 'Sister Mother Husband Dog'
    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,"...
  • Merion won this poignant U.S. Open, even if Phil Mickelson didn't

    Merion won this poignant U.S. Open, even if Phil Mickelson didn't
    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...