| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
When the Toronto International Film Festival announced its high-profile premieres on Tuesday, the lineup was filled with the expected prestige — an adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts ("August: Osage...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison, who starred in the 1990 movie "Rocky V" and later saw his fighting career shortened by a positive HIV test, has died. He was 44.
Morrison died Sunday night at a Nebraska hospital, his former manager,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:20 AM
A trio of former Pomona College students are declaring war on the password, and they’re enlisting consumers to put pressure on technology companies to adopt a more secure log-in process.
Brennen Byrne, Mark Hudnall and Jesse Pollak through their...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia.
Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Android users who have "rooted" their smartphones can download the ReKey app to patch the so-called Master Key vulnerability, cybersecurity firm Duo Security announced this week.
A research company recently discovered that Android apps could be...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:21 AM
About 100 cases of West Nile virus infection -- and a dozen deaths -- could have been prevented last year if public health officials in Dallas had kept track of the proportion of infected mosquitoes caught in traps, a new study says.
A detailed analysis...
| Aug 30, 2013
Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:40 PM
If you have a little kid, you know the drill.
Your child develops a nasty fever, but no one's really sure what's making him sick. Most likely, he has a virus that will run its course. He may have a scary bacterial infection that requires treatment,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:53 AM
A senior World Health Organization official announced that the United Nations agency would convene an emergency committee to plan for a possible escalation in illnesses caused by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, or MERS-CoV.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — The abnormal has become the new normal at Wimbledon, where one of the women's semifinalists was playing too poorly a year ago to compete here and the lone remaining past champion was eliminated Tuesday in the quarterfinals...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Danish director Thomas Vinterberg thought he was past pedophilia.
His 1998 breakout, "The Celebration," tackled the dark, scary topic, focusing on the largely sexual secrets revealed at a family birthday party involving possible past child molestations....