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  • Ian Barbour dies at 90; academic who bridged science-religion divide

    Ian Barbour dies at 90; academic who bridged science-religion divide
    For Ian Barbour, the deadly possibilities of the Atomic Age raised questions that science couldn't answer — a perplexing situation for a young physicist after World War II. He responded to the challenge in an unusual way: After completing his...
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...
  • Katherine Jackson seeks new trial in AEG wrongful death case

    Katherine Jackson seeks new trial in AEG wrongful death case
    Katherine Jackson is heading back to court Friday to ask a judge for a new trial in the family's wrongful-death case against AEG Live, which previously ended with jurors finding the concert promoter not liable for her son Michael Jackson's overdose death....
  • In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash

    In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash
    It will take more than doctors, judges and medical records to convince Nailah Winkfield that her child is dead. Winkfield's 13-year-old daughter, Jahi McMath, entered an Oakland hospital for tonsil surgery three weeks ago and wound up on life support....
  • Money to Assemblyman Hernandez's campaign probed

    Money to Assemblyman Hernandez's campaign probed
    SACRAMENTO -- The state’s ethics agency is investigating whether political funds that went to the 2010 campaign of Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) were laundered to disguise their true source, according to court documents filed this...
  • Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say

    Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say
    The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath may have succeeded in transferring the brain-dead teen from an Oakland hospital to undisclosed care facility, but medical experts say it's only a matter of time before not even machines can keep her blood flowing....
  • Jahi McMath: Expert criticizes keeping girl on ventilator

    Jahi McMath: Expert criticizes keeping girl on ventilator
    Medical ethicists are criticizing the unnamed facility that agreed to keep the body of 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator after transferring her from an Oakland hospital, saying it will only delay the inevitable while potentially causing long-term...
  • Jahi McMath: Family of brain-dead girl keeping out of public view

    Jahi McMath: Family of brain-dead girl keeping out of public view
    After waging a public battle to keep brain-dead Jahi McMath on a ventilator and then transfer her body to an undisclosed facility, the 13-year-old girl's family has chosen to lie low and "heal up," their attorney said. "The family is seeking to focus...
  • Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject

    Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject
    OAKLAND — The case of the brain-dead 13-year-old girl whose family was embroiled in a legal standoff with Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland seems to be nearing an end. After marathon negotiations with a federal magistrate, Jahi McMath'...
  • House Ethics Committee opens inquiry of Trey Radel over drug charge

    House Ethics Committee opens inquiry of Trey Radel over drug charge
    WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it had formally opened an investigation into the conduct of Rep. Trey Radel, the Florida Republican who pleaded guilty last month to drug possession after being caught in an undercover sting....
  • Behind the Shia LaBeouf controversy

    Behind the Shia LaBeouf controversy
    Of all the questions that have swirled around the Shia LaBeouf-Dan Clowes controversy, the biggest has been: Could he really not have known that making an uncredited movie with similarities to an existing graphic novel was wrong? This would be a...