| Sep 13, 2012
Inside the human skull lies a 3-pound mystery. The brain — a command center composed of tens of billions of branching neurons — controls who we are, what we do and how we feel.
"It's the most amazing information structure anybody has ever...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Anthem Blue Cross wants people to eat better. And to help its members make more healthful food choices, the insurance giant is sending out money-saving coupons.
For ice cream.
And processed sandwich meat.
And mayonnaise. And canned vegetables.
| Aug 16, 2012
Veteran actress played Clark Kent's mother
Phyllis Thaxter, 92, an actress who had an active film career in the 1940s and '50s and capped it with her portrayal of Clark Kent's mother in the 1978 version of "Superman," died Tuesday at...
| Feb 25, 2013
Singer of Chicago blues
Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family.
A younger contemporary of...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
| Feb 2, 2013
Longtime L.A. Philharmonic flutist
Roland Moritz, 86, who played flute for the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than 40 years and for a time shared the concert stage with his father, Frederick Moritz, the Philharmonic's longtime...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Rick Perry: Late-night comedians, and even Rick Perry himself, have a field day with the candidate's latest gaffe...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Patrice O'Neal dead: Patrice O'Neal, the veteran standup comic who died Tuesday of complications of a stroke, will be remembered by "The Opie & Anthony Show" all weekend. Patrice O'Neal also had a new album coming out, which will be released posthumously....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Well-known Newport Beach developer and philanthropist Donald Koll has died. Koll founded the Koll Co. in Newport Beach in 1962....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:34 AM
One North Korean defector now living in Los Angeles said the death of Kim Jong Il reminded him of the North Korea region's treachery....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Kim Jong Il death: Koreans in U.S. fear for family in North Korea...