Advisers urge easier access to treatment for hearing loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hearing loss is a growing public health problem that can leave older adults socially isolated and even increase their risk for dementia — yet getting treated is a pricey hassle, declares a prestigious government advisory group that's calling for change.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Police: UCLA shooter intended to kill second professor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The investigation into a murder-suicide on the UCLA campus took a more sinister turn Thursday when police announced they suspected the shooter earlier killed a woman in Minnesota then drove to Los Angeles to confront a professor he believed had stolen his work.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press

UCLA goes from fear to sadness in professor's shooting death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder-suicide brought a massive police response and widespread fear of an active shooter among tens of thousands of people at UCLA. Now fear has shifted to sadness as many lament the death of a professor who worked on computer models of the human heart who was also a doting father who coached his young son's baseball team.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press