| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Talia Joy Castellano, a bubbly cancer patient who became an honorary CoverGirl with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, has died. She was 13.
The Orlando, Fla., teenager became a YouTube sensation with her motivational makeup tutorial videos, which captured...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Doctors have diagnosed Robert H. Schuller with life-threatening cancer and said that with treatment he could live another two years, his family has announced.
The 89-year-old has a life-threatening growth in his esophagus, said his daughter, Sheila...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Walter White is in beige again.
In the pilot for “Breaking Bad,” creator Vince Gilligan famously put his protagonist in an endless succession of beige clothing items. He even painted the man’s Pontiac Aztek beige, all the better to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A 12-year-old Ohio State fan was diagnosed with cancer 14 months ago and decided to refer to his disease as "Michigan."
Why would he do such a thing when many Buckeyes fans won't even refer to the rival school by name?
Simple. He wanted to beat it....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Players come and go in the NBA. They have their glory, get old and live later lives out of the limelight. Unless your name is Michael Jordan or a few others, you depart Earth in the company of family, a few friends and a neighbor or two.
Then there is...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In an early comedy routine, George Carlin compared football and baseball: "Baseball is a 19th century pastoral game," he said. "Football is a 20th century technological struggle.… Football has hitting … and unnecessary roughness and personal...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:43 PM
After a five-year ban on same-sex weddings in California, Los Angeles County issued a total of 621 marriage licenses countywide Monday and conducted more than 100 civil ceremonies at county offices in Norwalk, according to the registrar-recorder’s...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A trip to the bank for a cancer patient wearing a protective mask ended with him being surrounded by six police officers and detained after a teller mistook him for a bank robber known as the "Surgical Mask Bandit."
Wells Fargo Bank is donating $5,000...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Bryan Fazio, a 26-year-old Navy veteran and MBA student, has the same combination of bad luck and fierce determination as my sister.
They both live with the equivalent of a death sentence, having been diagnosed years ago with cancer. And they both...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
For decades, the question from fans and journalists was constant and predictable: Would the heavy metal originators of Black Sabbath ever make another album?
Not that they hadn't tried. In 2001, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer...