| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:26 PM
In a big win for abortion rights — not to mention common sense — a federal judge on Monday gutted a portion of a new Texas law that would have forced the closure of many abortion clinics by requiring their doctors to have unnecessary admitting...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Twice a day, Jennifer Anderson sits down to pump her breast milk.
Anderson will set aside a little for those times when she isn't around to nurse her 7-month-old daughter. But most will be shipped to a local processing facility and eventually will...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Residents and government officials from northern Los Angeles County reacted with outrage to news that a serial rapist linked to attacks on dozens of women could be released into their community.
A state contractor announced at a court hearing that a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Family members are frantically searching for Mike Farrell, a 75-year-old Frazier Park resident who was released early Tuesday morning from the L.A. County Jail and may not be competent to find his way home.
Farrell was arrested last week on suspicion of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Sick of Obamacare overload? Welcome, then, to Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre’s “The Groundskeepers,” where healthcare comes to beautifully moody, elegiac life. Running through Saturday, this new, seven-scene, two-hour work written by...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Three young boys died in a fire started by a candle in a Bronx apartment where the power had been shut off, police said.
The two-alarm fire broke out just before 8 p.m. Friday in a second-floor apartment where a 25-year-old WOMAN and five of her young...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Jake Gyllenhaal got a little punchy on the set of his new movie "Nightcrawler" on Wednesday morning — and it reportedly landed him in the emergency room.
Gyllenhaal, who lost 20 pounds to play a crime reporter in the film, was deep in character...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:44 PM
PLACERVILLE, Calif. — At Hangtown Haven, Wednesdays were family night, and on movie night 30 to 40 residents watched DVDs on a mammoth outdoor TV.
Residents nursed one another through drug and alcohol detoxification and helped heart and stroke...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:11 AM
BEIJING--It could hardly have been a more audacious attack or one that was aimed more directly at the bull's-eye that is the spiritual heart of China.
At 12:05 p.m. Monday, a white sport utility vehicle entered a sidewalk and drove nearly 500 yards,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Efforts to locate a patient found dead in a stairwell 17 days after she disappeared from her room at San Francisco General Hospital were stymied by confusion over her race, inadequate searches and malfunctioning technology, a...