| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:05 PM
In a harsh warning letter made public Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered Google Inc.-backed 23andme Inc. to stop selling its widely used genetic test to consumers because the company has failed for four years to prove the product is medically useful, and the agency fears it could endanger lives.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A 76-year-old man suffers from heart and liver disease and has an annual income of $8,640. An 83-year-old woman had ovarian cancer and hip surgery and lives on widow's benefits of $10,644.
What do these two people have in common? They are homebound but...
| Nov 24, 2013
Barbara Park's "Junie B. Jones" books, more than any haphazardly kept journal or carefully curated photo album, capture how dramatically my parenting has changed in the past eight years.
And how dramatically parenting has changed me.
Park's death at...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The eyes may have been on Angelina Jolie as she accepted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Governors Ball in Hollywood Saturday night, but her mind was on her mother as she held back tears during a touching speech.
The thesp is known for her...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Acclaimed translator of
prominent Italian writers
William Weaver, 90, one of the world's most honored and widely read translators, who helped introduce English-language readers to the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino and many other...