Two ambitious friends come of age in 1950s Kentucky, but a rift forms when one moves to Harlem.
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Federal regulators advised doctors Thursday to stop using a surgical device used in tens of thousands of hysterectomies each year called a power morcellator, citing its potential to spread cancer.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration is dismantling an office that was found to have favored some local officials over others, one of several overhauls in the wake of the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.
Speaker John Boehner and other senior House Republicans are telling donors and industry groups that they aim to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of many Republicans to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.
Scientists for the first time have cloned cells from two adults to create early-stage embryos, and then derived tissue from those embryos that perfectly matched the DNA of the donors.
The Conejo Valley Guild, the local chapter of the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation at UCLA, will hold its 15th annual Game Day on April 29 at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village.
Jon Caramanica talks to Ben Ratliff, who reviewed the festival for The Times.
A jury in El Cajon convicted an Iraqi immigrant on Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that was initially considered a hate crime.
More than 100 people turned out for a spring break puppet show at the Camarillo Library's Community Room for a lighthearted retelling of the classic Aesop's fable "Grasshopper and the Ants."
A team of five Ventura middle school students is working on a wind turbine design they will use in a competition in Washington, D.C., later this month.
Colored eggs were available at Oxnard's downtown farmers market Thursday when the Easter Bunny joined the shoppers and vendors at the fourth annual Easter Bunny Day.
Ms. Cassian sought refuge in the United States after her poems satirizing the regime of President Nicolae Ceausescu fell into the hands of the secret police.
The opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival featured the premiere of the Nas documentary 'Time Is Illmatic' and a performance by Nas functioned as a live retrospective of his early career.
An economist known for pioneering work on slanted coverage in the news media won the John Bates Clark Medal, one of the profession's most prestigious honors.