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  • '20 Feet From Stardom' moves spotlight to the background

    '20 Feet From Stardom' moves spotlight to the background
    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...
  • Financial help for patients fighting cancer

    Financial help for patients fighting cancer
    After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer. The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
  • Girl born to save her sister's life graduates from CSU Long Beach

    Girl born to save her sister's life graduates from CSU Long Beach
    Marissa Eve Ayala, who first drew national attention more than two decades ago as the child who was born to provide her sister a life-saving bone marrow transplant, graduated from Cal State Long Beach this week with a degree in speech pathology.  ...
  • Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers

    Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers
    Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us about our early ancestors. Now, efforts to sequence the genomes of cancer cells -- to pinpoint the changes that occur in cancer cells' DNA when a person has the...
  • Live discussion: Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. remain undefeated?

    Live discussion: Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. remain undefeated?
      Join Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire at 1 p.m. today for a live discussion of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight. Guerrero is a heavy underdog in the fight against the undefeated Mayweather, but as Pugmire wrote Thursday, that's...
  • Poll: Should doctors tell terminally ill patients they're dying?

    Poll: Should doctors tell terminally ill patients they're dying?
    As my colleague Melissa Healy noted Thursday, a British medical journal recently invited doctors who specialize in end-of-life care to debate whether patients should be told that they're terminally ill. Two London-based palliative care doctors argued in...
  • Deborah Raffin dies at 59; actress was also a force in audio books

    Deborah Raffin dies at 59; actress was also a force in audio books
    Deborah Raffin, a film actress, veteran of television miniseries and entrepreneur whose company, Dove Books-on-Tape, became a major force in the audio book industry, died Wednesday of leukemia at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 59. She...
  • Herbert Moskowitz dies at 87; pioneer in drunk driving research

    Herbert Moskowitz dies at 87; pioneer in drunk driving research
    Herbert Moskowitz, an experimental psychologist whose pioneering research on the effects of alcohol and drugs on driving helped produce standardized field sobriety tests and pushed policymakers to set lower legal limits for intoxicated driving in the U.S....
  • Christmas is for people of all faiths

    Christmas is for people of all faiths
    SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas. She loved the giving. Loved the smiles on the grandkids' faces. Loved decorating the tree. Really loved the big old, bright Christmas tree in Capitol Park. Loved the food and made a...
  • Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist

    Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer, whose narrative nonfiction spanned presidential politics and the game of baseball, has died. He was 62. Cramer died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore of complications from lung cancer,...
  • PASSINGS: Ronald Dworkin, Alan Sharp

    PASSINGS: Ronald Dworkin, Alan Sharp
    Ronald Dworkin Constitutional law expert and liberal scholar Ronald Dworkin, 81, an American philosopher, constitutional law expert and liberal scholar who argued that the law should be founded on moral integrity, died Thursday of leukemia in London,...