| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:42 PM
This time of year I wonder how I can ever really say thank you for the gift of life. I am alive because someone gave me his liver. It was this single act of kindness that saved my life on Feb. 27.
Five years ago, my liver began to fail. I started...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:24 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Falling asleep in the glow of the TV or leaving a light on next to the bed can affect brain activity levels and lead to poor quality sleep, according to the authors of a new study.
"Our study showed that even a low light...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Vanguard 93, Bethesda 67
Samantha Doucette scored 24 points and Taylor Belmont added 21 points and 12 assists for the Lions in the nonconference game Saturday night at the Pit.
Melissa Norman contributed 13 points and 10 rebounds,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SAN DIEGO — After months spent raising money and working out the logistics, La Jolla Playhouse pulled off its first-ever Without Walls Festival, in which more than 20 works were given multiple performances Thursday through Sunday at sites on or near...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate.
The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A UC San Diego student who was forgotten in a Drug Enforcement Administration interrogation room for five days without food or water described the incident as a "really, really bad, horrible accident."
Daniel Chong, 25, will receive $4.1 million from...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:31 AM
When assignments that contain the words “Victoria’s Secret” and “supermodel” are handed down from my boss, I can’t help but believe the journalism gods are thinking of me.
Lindsay Ellingson, the 28-year-old Victoria&...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease.
"So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...