Dr. Jorge Castillo, a doctor at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhodes Island examines the link between diabetes and blood cancers in his extensive research based on 17,000 cases. About 150,000 people are diagnosed with leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukemia each year. Taking steps to prevent type 2 diabetes could translate into 7,000 fewer blood cancer cases.
Two officers from LAPD's Hollywood Division were supposed to have dinner with their fellow officers, but got so busy they grabbed a bite by themselves. They were in the right place at the right time to save the life of a man who was choking on his food.
One person was fatally struck by officer gunfire in Boyle Heights early Saturday, prompting the closure of the Metro Gold Line Soto Station until the investigation is completed, according to police and Metro officials.
California air regulators voted Friday to keep the state's tough vehicle emissions standards through 2025. The state Air Resources Board voted unanimously at a meeting in Riverside to continue with the standards for 2022 to 2025 after reaching a conclusion similar to one by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration.
Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths.
House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., say they will soon turn their attention to the first major re-write of the tax code in more than 30 years. But they will have to do it without the momentum of victory on health care. Just as important, the loss on health care will deprive Republicans of $1 trillion in tax cuts.
A cyber security specialist suspected of attempting to kidnap at least nine young women in San Diego's North County appeared in court for the first time Thursday for his arraignment.