| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A traditional circus act may shed new light on human movement, with implications for the treatment of neurological disorders or other scientific breakthroughs.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University are using juggling to study how touch, or haptic,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down.
Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88.
Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
| Feb 16, 2014
Nat Lehrman was an influential editor at Playboy magazine from the 1960s through the 1980s, working closely with magazine founder Hugh Hefner and specializing in articles on human sexuality and social activism.
Mr. Lehrman, 84, died of complications...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Fourteen-year-old Donte Benamon said he told his little brother to stay away from the stove twice Friday – the night the family’s South Austin home caught fire.
But 3-year-old Jaantwiaon Edwards went back a third time to cook himself some...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:23 PM
A UC Irvine doctor is looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical trial of a drug meant to fight some affects of in Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Neal Hermanowicz needs volunteers from the Irvine area who would help test the affects of rasagiline...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
An actress who first broke into national prominence in the 1960s, Toni Bua starred on the CBS daytime drama "Love of Life" as Tess Krakauer opposite her real-life love and husband, Gene Bua.
As the years went by, Toni and Gene left New York and came...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Yes, Trisha, you need to get out of the house more. You're welcome here anytime.
Trisha Yearwood opened her show Wednesday night - her first concert tour in five years - by telling the audience, "I just needed to get out of the house and sing some...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Now that the Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for voters to decide the fate of medical marijuana in November, I called Florida's only legal pot smoker for his toke, uh, I mean take.
"We're in for a tough battle," said Irvin Rosenfeld, 60, a...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A Romeoville High School teacher has filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U, alleging district officials discriminated against her in a variety of ways and retaliated against her when she filed a complaint.
Arlette Morris, 61, has...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
William Pearson's newly published book "The Icarus Parallel," is more than just a tale of international intrigue.
The story runs much deeper, representing an accomplishment that had a genesis in the 1960s when Pearson was living in Crete. His...