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SACRAMENTO — The most nerdy, wonky and nap-inducing measure on the Nov. 6 ballot is Proposition 31. It's not a minor measure, exactly, but it's hardly monumental either. It might do some good, might do some bad. On the ballot, it's called: "State...
Maria Gomez stood with the Class of 2011, waiting to climb the stage. The sun was bright on the UCLA campus, her fellow graduates buoyant. To reach this elite company, she'd worked baby-sitting and housecleaning jobs, scraping up tuition from quarter...
This post has been corrected. See note below.The National Book Foundationannounced the finalists for the National Book Awards on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" show Wednesday. Junot Diaz, who was recently named a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, is among the fiction finalists for his short-story...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Literature
When you pop a pill in the future, don't expect old-fashioned results. Thanks to new advances in the lab and a deeper understanding of the human body, drugs are becoming highly personalized and precisely targeted. And the hope is they'll also be more...
Tags: Trials, Blood, Vaccines, Parkinson's Disease, Conservation
Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...
FrameworkBy Anna Gorman CALEXICO—As the relentless wind stirs up piles of dust and dirt and creates a gigantic funnel of haze in the vast and sweltering Imperial Valley, children like Marco Cisneros battle to breathe. Marco wheezes and coughs and reaches...
World NowA report says Bahrain has injured and even killed protesters by swamping them with of tear gas, flooding closed spaces such as cars and houses with toxic chemicals....
L.A. NOWFire crews Monday night were trying to knock down a massive oil refinery blaze raging out of control in Richmond, which sent a toxic plume of black smoke thousands of feet into the air and prompted officials to warn people to stay inside their homes in...
L.A. NOWOfficials 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....
World NowA Palestinian prisoner who had refused to eat for more than 100 days demanding release from detention is ending his hunger strike, according to an attorney and prison officials....
Pharmaceutical drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to federal charges to resolve a slew of criminal and civil issues stemming from its use of kickbacks, mis-branding and other misconduct to market drugs such as Paxil,...
Tags: Trials, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Avandia (drug), Diabetes, Lawyers
Nurse practitioner Matt Tomlin steps into a small patient exam room, logs on to a computer and pulls up a formidable list of ailments for the 57-year-old woman sitting in front of him. Hypertension. Diabetes. Congestive heart failure. Obesity. Anxiety...
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