| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The American Angus Association reports another solid year for those who raise and benefit from Angus cattle. During the organization's 130-year history, demand for high-quality beef has never been stronger, and genetic selection technology is more...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too.
For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As a creative director at Cramer-Krasselt (think Don Draper without the booze or cigarettes), Derek Sherman must get into people's heads. It's his job to figure out what makes people buy one product — Monopoly, let's say — over another. For...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
My grandmother, who raised some great family dogs, always said that mutts made the smartest and healthiest pets.
A new study of the medical records of more than 90,000 purebred and mixed-breed dogs suggests that there is some truth to Grandma’s...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Sue T. Brown, who served as executive director of the Maryland Psychological Association for nearly three decades, died July 10 of complications from metastatic melanoma at her Columbia home. She was 73.
Sue Taylor was born in Seattle and raised in...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Most of us have been there a time or two. A pain in the pinky finger and a tingling right knee leads to the severe-and senseless-diagnosis of scary words like cancer or paronychia or diverticulitis or other large words that we certainly cannot pronounce...
| Aug 4, 2013
For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
"Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:22 AM
By Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times In our line of work as photojournalists we might witness tragedy, triumph, joy and misery all in the same day. There has been no shortage of this in my 30-plus years in journalism. We are often in the front row to...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Ethel is on the road to recovery, but that wasn’t always the case for this pugnacious pooch.
Ethel, a 1-year-old German shepherd, was born with a series of health problems. No veterinary care was received and Ethel soon found herself surrendered...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams.
The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Behind the countertop, one brother pulls out knives, the other quickly grabs the cutting boards. As one minces green onions, the other shells fava beans. In this kitchen, for brothers Luke and Dean Bergman, food is a family affair.
But this isn't the...