Heart disease is the leading cause of death, but often preventable
About 69 million Americans are not as young at heart as they believe they are, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.
Beverly Watkins is a 76-year-old blues guitarist
From outside Blind Willie's, a small club in Atlanta, a scorching guitar solo can be heard over a blues chord progression one evening in July.
More than 60,000 women diagnosed with Ductal carcinoma in situ annually
More than 60% of all women over 40 in the United States have had a mammogram in the past two years. And 20% of mammograms detect something called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS -- also known as Stage 0 breast cancer.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa is claiming his use of a "Back to the Future"-esque hoverboard got him in big trouble with customs in Los Angeles.
Scholarship rewards students
A contest was announced Tuesday for Southland high school students to produce videos on "the negative effects of gun violence on youth and the positive actions youth are taking to reduce it."
Activists lash out at second meeting
Tensions flared at the Police Commission meeting Tuesday as local Black Lives Matter activists lashed out at commissioners, who took a brief recess and later cut short a public comment period due to outbursts from the audience and public speakers.
City officials have agreed to pay $44 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) of over-billing thousands of its customers for water, electricity and other utility services, attorneys announced today.
It may still feel like summer outside, but thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students headed back to class Tuesday for the first day of school.
The number of Californians aged 19 to 64 without health insurance declined by more than 15 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to survey data released today by UCLA.
Black Section 8 voucher holders turned away from Lancaster, Palmdale
The Housing Authority of Los Angeles County will pay about $2 million to resolve allegations of Section 8 housing discrimination in the Lancaster and Palmdale areas as part of a recently announced settlement involving the cities, county and federal officials.