| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Blood tests that hunt for an enzyme that spikes in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer may offer a cheaper and more reliable way to find and treat the nation's top cancer killer, a new study suggests.
A study published this week in the journal...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When you're in politics, to borrow a phrase from Faulkner, the past is never the past, especially when you're running for high office. Even from when you were only 18 years old.
Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old Democratic favorite to become New York...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:32 PM
In his church office, pastor Chuck Smith kept a crown made of thorns and a jar full of candy. The thorns were from the Holy Land. The candy was for his grandkids. The image suggested his special appeal as a preacher: A harsh, old-school Christianity...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Long before scientists began to study global warming, author Raymond Chandler described the violent effects of dry, "oven-hot" Santa Ana winds gusting through the city of Los Angeles.
"Every booze party ends in a fight," he wrote in his 1938 story...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:51 PM
AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” about a high school chemistry teacher who starts manufacturing crystal meth to pad his family’s savings after learning he has terminal lung cancer, closes its final chapter beginning Sunday.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Sean Sasser, who became an unlikely pioneer of gay marriage during the 1994 telecast of MTV's "Real World: San Francisco," has died.
Sasser, who was 44, suffered from a rare form of lung cancer, according to UPI.
"We will miss u so much," Judd Winick,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Budget director under President Carter
Bert Lance, 82, a Georgia banker and ally of former President Carter who served as his first budget director before departing amid a high-profile investigation of his banking activities, died...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Ronald L. Motley, a crusading plaintiff's lawyer who took on the asbestos industry before targeting tobacco companies in a landmark victory for the anti-smoking movement that brought the biggest civil settlement in U.S. history, died Thursday in...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Jared Remy, the son of former Angels and Boston Red Sox second baseman Jerry Remy, was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of stabbing his girlfriend Jennifer Martel to death in Waltham, Mass.
Jared Remy is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on murder...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Valerie Harper, diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in January and given three to six months to live, has defied the odds and as of June was close to remission, the actress and her doctor revealed Thursday morning on the "Today" show.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Broncos quarterback in first AFL season
Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...