| Feb 4, 2014
Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:13 AM
This is not your dad's stuffed deer head.
After decades of being relegated to man caves and hunting lodges, taxidermy is hip.
Three television shows delve into the art of preserving animals, and its practitioners, who are, as you might imagine, a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A Los Angeles City Council committee took a first step Tuesday toward banning hydraulic fracturing and other disputed practices tied to oil extraction, winning cheers and applause from a packed auditorium.
"Fracking and other unconventional drilling...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:48 PM
PHOENIX — A fake barrel cactus with a camera mounted inside. An unmanned robot hardy enough to explore underground drug tunnels. Software that recognizes faces while tapping into federal databases.
"We give them a tasting here," said Steve Roser,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The Triumph Tiger Explorer XC, a lighter, 800cc version of the 1200cc Triumph Explorer XC, is a sharp-looking, fine-riding delight.
Agile, responsive and incredibly easy to ride, the Tiger represents yet another triumph for the British motorcycle...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:14 AM
With ratings gains from "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," ABC beat rival broadcasters in a key demo on Thursday as Fox's "American Idol" hit another low.
"Scandal" was the highest-rated show of the night, drawing an average of 8.9 million viewers,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Opposite college basketball on CBS, ABC's rising "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" were the top demo draws on Thursday, a night that saw more depressed numbers for Fox's "American Idol."
At CBS, coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament averaged a 1....
| Mar 23, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Residents in the Northern California town of Marysville were in mourning after two teenagers were struck by a Union Pacific train Friday night.
According to authorities, 16-year-old Mateus Moore was pronounced dead on the scene. A 16-year-old girl,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Hundreds of residents gathered Sunday to mourn a Northern California teen who they hailed as a hero for sacrificing himself by shoving his girlfriend out of the direct path of an oncoming Union Pacific train.
Mateus Moore, 16, was pronounced dead at the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
One of the world's oldest forms of physical therapy is becoming more popular, with demand for massage therapy increasing at a fast rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Massage therapy is more than a way for banged-up athletes to rehab...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:36 AM
In the sea of neon fishnet stockings, tutus and fluffy boots that is the Ultra Music Festival, Michelle Casares stands out.
In fact, when the three-day Ultra global phenomenon overruns downtown Miami this weekend, spotting her in the crowd will become...