MILLBRAE, Calif. -- California faces 5,000 coronavirus deaths a week if the state's stay-at-home policies are relaxed too early, a health officer in the Bay Area said Tuesday.
"Some of the modeling is predicting -- at the...Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes scoliosis? Do genetics play a role? I was diagnosed with it as a teenager, and several of my cousins had it, too. Now I'm worried that my daughter, who's 8, may be affected when she gets older...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Coronavirus stay-at-home orders that went into effect on March 20 have reduced vehicle collisions on California roadways by roughly half, according to a UC Davis survey that is the first to estimate the ...Read more
Cigarette makers may seem like an unlikely source of life-saving vaccines, yet Philip Morris International Inc. and British American Tobacco Plc are trying to devise a defense against the coronavirus from the humble ...Read more
Actor Mike Doyle makes his feature directorial debut with "Almost Love," a sprawling, languid sort of look at love and relationships in New York City. It's a film that purports to be about "romance in the smartphone era," ...Read more
Spain reported 864 new coronavirus fatalities on Wednesday, marking its deadliest day since the crisis began as the number of confirmed cases surged past 100,000.
Total deaths rose to 9,053 in the past 24 hours, from 8,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The defense industry has high-tech production lines sprinkled around the country and a skilled workforce that has been deemed essential during the COVID-19 pandemic, factors that would seemingly make it a ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Twenty-eight University of Texas students who returned to Austin from a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, have tested positive for the coronavirus, UT officials say. Dozens more are being ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My father has been mostly absent from my life. We reconnected when I was an adult. I have always had feelings of abandonment, and because of this, I have constantly tried to build a relationship with him and ...Read more
TP or not TP?
That is the question many of are asking as we contemplate shelves empty of toilet paper.
Even though the use of toilet paper hasn't increased because of the coronavirus crisis, there's been panic buying, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The United States is home to roughly 49 million people who are 65 years or older. Many are at risk for severe illness with COVID-19, meaning that they must be extra vigilant to prevent being exposed to the ...Read more
A gentle slow-burner ideal for our alternative pandemic universe, the eight-episode Amazon Studios series "Tales from the Loop" begins Friday. It's a moving, determinedly solemn adaptation of Swedish author/artist Simon ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jon M. Chu, the Palo Alto native who directed "Crazy Rich Asians," finds it fitting that his first big foray into television is with Apple's new streaming service.
He, after all, grew up in Los Altos -...Read more
The setup for Amazon's new fashion-competition reality show, "Making the Cut," is tailor-made (pun fully intended) to move merchandise: a posse of fashion-insider judges (which, in the premiere episode included designer ...Read more
Saudi Arabia asked Muslims to put on hold plans to perform the obligatory annual hajj pilgrimage this year as the kingdom grapples with the coronavirus.
"We have asked our Muslim brothers around the world to wait" on ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Attorneys at the Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation helped the state's poorest residents in the aftermath of two major hurricanes, the Gulf oil spill and the Great Recession -- but the COVID-19 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Big donors to U.S. presidential campaigns are feeling the economic pinch from the coronavirus pandemic and holding on to their money just when the candidates -- especially Democratic front-runner Joe Biden --...Read more
Yorgelis del Carmen Beli Fonseca fled Venezuela two years ago to try to scratch out a living in neighboring Colombia, selling candy and garbage bags on the streets of the port city of Barranquilla.
On a good day she makes...Read more
An old phrase says "May you live in interesting times," and while it sounds like a blessing, it's often thought to be a curse.
The coronavirus has upended life as we know it. Store shelves and city streets are empty; ...Read more
Did you know that the most common form of cancer in boys and young men ages of 15-35 is almost entirely curable if caught early? And did you know that awareness and screening are the most effective ways to fight that ...Read more
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