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  • L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview

    L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview
    Los Angeles leaders lashed out Monday night at Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his comments in a nationally televised interview in which he criticized Earvin "Magic" Johnson for contracting HIV and said he was "baited" into making racist...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Trip to Outer Space for Nearly $1 Million at amfAR Gala

    The annual amfAR auction at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc outside of Cannes is known for its extravagant auctions on behalf of AIDS research, but this year the charity event shot into outer space. Leonardo DiCaprio auctioned a space trip in 2015 with him,...
  • Contrite, defiant Sterling only fuels further outrage

    In an extraordinary television interview that deepened the anger over his ownership of the Clippers, Donald Sterling attacked Lakers great Magic Johnson, suggested that African Americans have not done enough to help their community and blamed the media...
  • Willowbrook stalls action on pot businesses

    Willowbrook stalls action on pot businesses
    Willowbrook officials are holding off on enacting zoning regulations for medical marijuana cultivation and dispensary centers until the state completes writing rules under the new law that allows the facilities. So far, no cannabis business has...
  • AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills

    AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills
    It was a chilly spring day in Washington when Secretary of Health and Human Services Margaret Heckler made a historic announcement. "The probable cause of AIDS has been found," she began, "a variant of a known human cancer virus." It was 1984, and she...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Alyssa Milano, media actorvist

     Alyssa Milano, media actorvist
    When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo...
  • Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path

    Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path
    When Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos take the field against the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's  Super Bowl, all eyes will be on whether one of the all-time greats can reclaim a title that has eluded him for seven years. A similar narrative will play out...
  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions

    West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions
    Councilman John Duran and his gay colleagues on the West Hollywood City Council never expected a backlash when they voted recently to remove the rainbow flag from above City Hall. For Duran, who is gay, taking down the flag wasn't about slighting gays...
  • Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'

    Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'
    Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is known for its humanitarian approach to rap. Foregoing stereotypical lyrics glamorizing violence and disdain for women, the duo has carved an all-inclusive niche for itself in the tough landscape of hip-...