| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Denver Broncos Coach John Fox will undergo an aortic heart valve replacement this week and will take a leave of absence from coaching "for at least the next several weeks," the team announced.
The surgery will be performed early this week at a...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Emmy-winning animation giant Lou Scheimer, founder of Filmation Studios, which produced toon series including "Fat Albert & the Cosby Kids," "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" and even the animated version of "Star Trek," died Thursday. He was 85....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Hayley Votolato's first trip to Vietnam was drawing to a close.
She turned around for a final glimpse and there stood the children, tears coursing down their cheeks.
Six years have passed, but it is this sight that comes to mind when the Texas...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:37 PM
No one is safe in the topsy-turvy NFL.
The Buffalo Bills are on their third starting quarterback, yet they matched the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs score for score until the fourth quarter. The Chiefs won, 23-13, in a game that was closer than the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One NFL coach falls ill on the golf course, and is undergoing open-heart surgery two days later. Another drops to his knees walking to the locker room at halftime of a nationally televised game, suffering what is later diagnosed as a mini-stroke.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:44 PM
PLACERVILLE, Calif. — At Hangtown Haven, Wednesdays were family night, and on movie night 30 to 40 residents watched DVDs on a mammoth outdoor TV.
Residents nursed one another through drug and alcohol detoxification and helped heart and stroke...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Mimi Clar Melnick, an author and former Los Angeles Times writer who was the host of jazz salons in her Encino home for more than 17 years, has died. She was 77.
Melnick died June 14, a few months after having open-heart surgery, her family announced...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Robert N. Bellah, a UC Berkeley sociologist who turned the analysis of religion's role in American society into a bestselling book and a thriving academic pursuit, died Tuesday at an Oakland hospital. He was 86.
The cause was complications after heart...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
When Lincoln county native Pam Stephens was 20 weeks pregnant, she went in for an ultrasound to find out what sex her baby would be. Medical staff let Stephens know she would be having a boy.
Unfortunately, that was not the only news they had for her....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...