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  • 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...
  • Review: T.C. Boyle's 'San Miguel' is a trying island

    Review: T.C. Boyle's 'San Miguel' is a trying island
    -------------------- San Miguel A Novel T.C. Boyle Viking: 367 pp., $27.95 -------------------- T.C. Boyle's new novel, "San Miguel," is written to the natural rhythms of a distant, isolated place, and to the human rhythms of tormented souls. San...
  • PASSINGS: Robert C. Richardson, Richard Briers, Shadow Morton, Bill Eadington

    PASSINGS: Robert C. Richardson, Richard Briers, Shadow Morton, Bill Eadington
    Robert C. Richardson Won Nobel Prize for physics in 1996 Robert C. Richardson, 75, a Cornell University professor who shared a Nobel Prize for a key discovery in experimental physics, died Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y., from complications of a heart attack,...
  • Tomas Borge dies at 81; last living founder of Sandinista movement

    Tomas Borge dies at 81; last living founder of Sandinista movement
    MEXICO CITY — Tomas Borge, last living founder of Nicaragua's Sandinista movement and one of its most hard-line enforcers as it battled U.S.-backed forces for decades, has died. He was 81. In Nicaragua, the government of President Daniel Ortega...
  • John Fitch dies at 95; race driver and auto-safety innovator

    John Fitch dies at 95; race driver and auto-safety innovator
    John Fitch, whose richly diverse life included being a successful sports-car racer, fighter pilot and auto-safety innovator, died Wednesday. He was 95. Fitch died at his home in Lakeville, Conn., near the Lime Rock Park racetrack he helped develop in...
  • Jim Drake dies at 83; aeronautical engineer created the Windsurfer

    Jim Drake dies at 83; aeronautical engineer created the Windsurfer
    Aeronautical engineer Jim Drake had already solved the "puzzle" of pairing a surfboard with a sail when a young man who stopped to admire "the Baja Board" in the late 1960s suggested what he called "the perfect name": the Windsurfer. In his Santa...
  • Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder

    Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder
    Harry Eisen, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who founded Norco Ranch Inc. in western Riverside County in the 1950s and built it into one of the state's leading egg producers, processors and distributors, has died. He was 95. Eisen died July 19 of...
  • Hantavirus in Yosemite: Doctors try to solve disease's mysteries

     
    This summer's hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite National Park has served as a sobering reminder that mystery still surrounde the disease, doctors say....
  • UCLA report: L.A. candidates should to address environmental issues

     
    Los Angeles mayoral and City Council candidates should address air, soil, water and energy problems in their campaigns, and the winners should push for specific measures to meet those challenges, UCLA researchers said in a report released Tuesday....
  • Flames still burning but crews contain Chevron oil refinery blaze

     
    Officials Monday night contained a massive fire that raged out of control at a Chevron oil refinery in the Bay Area city of Richmond, according to media reports....
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 29 - May 5 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 29 - May 5 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies......