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  • Think Mississippi's death penalty system is fair? Then don't read this.

    If the state of Mississippi had finished what it started, Michelle Byrom would be dead right now. Instead, based on revelations about confessions kept from a jury and an alleged case of perjury, the state’s Supreme Court on Monday tossed out Byrom&...
  • When to choose urgent care or emergency room

     When to choose urgent care or emergency room
    It's the weekend or nighttime, and someone in the family doesn't feel well or has hurt themselves. Many people assume the local hospital's emergency department is the best place to go for treatment, but an urgent care center may be a faster and cheaper...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old. According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
  • Marc Platt dies at 100; dancer on Broadway and in film

    Dancer Marc Platt was the male lead in the famed dream ballet in "Oklahoma!" on Broadway, choreographed by Agnes de Mille. In film, he was one of the brothers in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," and he had featured parts in several other musicals. But...
  • Carnett: Regrets over a friendship that might have been

    Did I have a premonition that our lives would somehow intersect? Not really. I remember him first in 1957 as a pitcher for my favorite baseball team, the Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast League. That was the year before the Dodgers moved to Los...
  • Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park battling pneumonia

    Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park battling pneumonia
      SAN DIEGO -- A baby gorilla that was born last week at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in a rare caesarean-section and then underwent emergency surgery for a collapsed lung is battling a new problem: pneumonia. The gorilla is being watched and cared...
  • PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh

    PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh
    Celes King IV Community activist and entrepreneur Celes King IV, 70, a South Los Angeles community activist whose father was civil rights advocate Celes King III, died Saturday at a San Diego hospital, a family spokesman said. Adrian Dove,...
  • Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park doing well

    Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park doing well
    SAN DIEGO -- Good news from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: the 8-day-old gorilla that had been struggling with pneumonia is now stable and "showing great improvement," officials said. "She's developing normally and very rapidly," said Nadine Lamberski,...
  • Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.

    Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.
    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America. Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
  • Premature twins born to former West Orange athlete, wife come out fighting

    Premature twins born to former West Orange athlete, wife come out fighting
    The hospital room was dark and empty when Devon Burkhalter awoke. Memories of doctors yelling slowly crept into her mind. The past 12 hours had been a whirlwind. "They kept telling me, 'The babies need to come out now, or they won't make it,'" said...
  • Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?

    Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?
    Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we humans are losing our brief moment of superiority in the unending arms race against pathogens. But a new technique has...