Kite Pharma shares soar 25% after cancer therapy study shows good results

An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient’s own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, Kite Pharma Inc. said Tuesday.

In all, 82% of patients had their…

FCA reveals federal and state officials have probes on diesel

DETROIT (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Justice Department and several state attorneys general for alleged excess diesel emissions by some of its vehicles, the automaker revealed in a filing with the SEC on Tuesday.

Teenager among those killed when small plane crashes into Riverside neighborhood

Daniel Hernandez had been readying to go out for the evening when he heard what sounded like a loud blast in his Riverside neighborhood. 

Looking out the window, he saw his next-door neighbors’ house engulfed in flames. He ran out and watched in shock as a man came running out.

A Cessna T310Q that…

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is getting some very bad news about her favorite thing, school vouchers

A raft of recent studies about school vouchers couldn’t have come at a worse time for our new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

That’s because the studies report devastatingly bad results for students in those voucher programs. And they’ve been flowing into public forums just as DeVos, a leading…

Oscars 2017 updates: What really happened during the ‘Moonlight’ madness?

Oscars 2017 updates: What really happened during the ‘Moonlight’ madness? Feb. 27, 2017, 9:25 p.m. The day after Oscar’s craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why “La La Land” was announced best picture when “Moonlight” was the true winner. L.A. Times’ film critic Justin…

Angels beat Padres, 5-3, to extend perfect opening to Cactus League play

The Angels beat the San Diego Padres, 5-3, on Monday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. They are a perfect 3-0 in Cactus League play.

AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout worked a walk in his first two plate appearances of the spring. …Kole Calhoun laced a single to right in the third inning, scoring Andrelton Simmons,…

Oscars 2017 live updates: ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture after ‘La La Land’ incorrectly called

Oscars 2017 live updates: ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture after ‘La La Land’ incorrectly called Feb. 26, 2017, 9:31 p.m. In a stunning turn, “Moonlight” won the best picture Oscar after “La La Land” was incorrectly named. The “La La Land” team were in the process of giving thanks when it was announced…