- Newsmaker: LA Mayoral Race - Voters in one of the world's most diverse cities go to the polls today to elect a new mayor. Rick Orlov, of the Daily News, looks at the top contenders in today's mayoral race, the challenges that will face him or her, the surge in Latino voters, the motive behind the secession movement, and the likelihood of a June runoff.
- Reporter's Notebook: Fat May Be Stem Cells Source - Researchers from UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh report that they have isolated a new source for stem cells, the primitive cells with the potential to become virtually any type of tissue. Patricia Zuk, of UCLA's School of Public Health, says fat cells collected by liposuction may insure the future of controversial stem cell research.
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