| Nov 24, 2013
Re "U.S. attitudes on end of life show a change," Nov. 22
I assure you that those who want to prolong life even when death is inevitable are uninformed.
My wife died at the age of 75. She was a beautiful and active person who hiked, exercised and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Last summer Ellen Holzman and Meredith Vezina, a married gay couple in San Diego County, got kicked off their long-term Kaiser health plan, for which they'd been paying more than $1,300 a month. The cause wasn't the Affordable Care Act, as far as they...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Break out the sparkles and glitter guns: Season 17 of “Dancing With the Stars” has burst like a sparkly confetti bomb and cha-cha’d directly into ballroom-loving hearts.
Along with the premiere of a new season comes a slew of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The hands tell the story.
Blair Underwood, walking the Studio City set of NBC's update of its '60s police procedural "Ironside," held his out for inspection. Clearly, they've been in circulation — slightly worn and toughened. A symptom of taking...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday blamed Republicans for the government shutdown, noting the “irony” that the healthcare program they were trying to kill is “open for business.”
“This shutdown isn’t about...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon will be runner John Creel's 60th. He has run at least one marathon in each of the 50 states. More impressive, he has run many of those marathons with his wife, Ingrid, who has multiple sclerosis. He takes her in her...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Jack Osbourne's wife, Lisa Stelly, is pregnant with the couple's second child.
"Jack and I are super excited to share with you all that we are expecting our second baby!" Stelly wrote on her blog, Raddest Mom, Tuesday.
"I am in my second trimester,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Apr 9, 2013
If you were a girl in the 1950s, Annette Funicello was the ideal of feminine goodness, your fantasy best friend forever. If you were a boy, she was your dream date, demure, doe-eyed and just different enough to set hearts pounding.
The most adored of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:39 PM
He runs with a cellphone pressed tightly against his hip, but she never calls, so for 26.2 miles he runs with his memories.
In the first hour, she is walking again through the German countryside. By the middle of the race, she is dancing again to...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The NHL's awards gala — based in Las Vegas the last few years — was a casualty of the lockout, so the league is handing out its awards over two days during the Stanley Cup Final.
Still, there was a major emotional component to the first...