| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The Grammy Awards have given its Best New Artist award to some real clunkers (cough*Milli Vanilli*cough). In fact, the award is known for, year after year, going to an artist that the public then abandons. But these years later, it......
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Toxicology and autopsy reports for two of five teenagers killed in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach were released this week by the Orange County Coroner, showing no definitive markers for alcohol or illegal drug use.
Aurora Cabrera, 16, a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The driver in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach that claimed the lives of five Irvine teenagers did not have drugs or alcohol in his system, according to the Orange County coroner.
Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17, of Irvine, did not drink or use...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading.
She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Forget the director's cut. Here comes “Spring Breakers: The Remix."
In March, the $5-million artsploitation film rippled across the cultural consciousness, spreading across social media on a viral tide of mini upturned thumbs. Starring James...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:53 AM
LONDON (AP) — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
When Andrew Shaw scored to mercifully end Game 1 in the third overtime Wednesday at the United Center--giving the Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins--NBC captured some of the best celebration audio you'll ever hear.
"Bollie! I love you!"...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:07 PM
When the Ravens square off with the Cleveland Browns in the second game of the season, their defense won't have to account for wide receiver Josh Gordon in coverage.
Gordon is suspended for the first two games of the regular season without pay,...
| Jan 16, 2013
A crowded Chicago cafe. Customers sit elbow to elbow.
A man coughs.
I turn my head toward the hacker. So do several others. Our eyes aim for him like bullets.
Kill the germ spitter!
The man ignores our glares, returns to studying his laptop...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:03 AM
A man left behind a trail of purple cough syrup after breaking through a Sacramento pharmacy's 2-inch-thick glass window to steal medicine, authorities said....