| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Brittany Murphy's mother, Sharon Murphy, is rejecting a recent claim by her daughter's estranged father that poisoning was a possible cause of the actress' 2009 death.
Angelo Bartoletti, Brittany's biological father, last week made public the results of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The minute I saw Monte, I knew something was terribly wrong.
My year-old Havanese normally jumps up when he hears any of us come home — deliriously happy, his body shaking, tail wagging. But on this Saturday morning, he didn't even look up. He was...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:44 PM
On a trip to Israel in 1964, Philip Berg, a high-flying insurance salesman from Brooklyn, crossed paths with an aging rabbi renowned for his grasp of kabbalah, an esoteric strain of Jewish mysticism. Neither Berg nor kabbalah would ever be the same.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Frankie Muniz of "Malcolm in the Middle" fame has suffered another mini-stroke, his second in a little less than a year.
"Almost a year to the day, I experienced another mini stroke," he wrote Monday on Twitter. "Hopefully that will be the last....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:44 PM
The abrupt rattle and jolt was so disconcerting that Kelly Shaw decided never again to use the elevator to get to her geology classes in McCarthy Hall on the Cal State Fullerton campus.
But the escalator in the 50-year-old, six-story natural sciences...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Apparently, not all pills got the memo about, first, doing no harm. Many formulations of common medications contain high levels of sodium, and a new study finds that people who take those medications are 22% more likely to suffer a non-fatal stroke and...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The makers of the proposed weight-loss drug Contrave said this week they have taken a key first step in showing that the medication does not boost the heart and stroke risks of those taking it, and they announced plans to return to the Food and Drug...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
BEIRUT -- In what the opposition called the worst atrocity of Syria's civil war, antigovernment activists accused the government of killing hundreds of civilians, including many women and children, in a poison-gas attack targeting pro-rebel Damascus...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The uphill putt just didn’t have enough steam, stopping a foot short of the cup.
That’s how close Jason Dufner came to setting the record for the lowest round ever in a major golf tournament. Missing birdie at No. 18 was a rare...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Every day, 34 children are treated in U.S. emergency rooms for choking on food, and the food they’re most likely to be choking on is candy, according to a new study.
Hard candy accounted for 15.5% of the nonfatal choking incidents documented in...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
If you're a middle-aged guy who watches sports, news or late-night talk shows, you've seen the ads: Your flagging energy levels, mood, sports prowess and libido ... could they be caused by low T?
After you figure out that T stands for "testosterone" --...