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Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

CDC Urged To Investigate Mystery Polio-Like Illness Affecting California Kids

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

02/27/2014

Stanford Basketball. (CBS)

Stanford Men Fall To ASU, 3-Game Winning Streak Snapped

Jahii Carson scored 26 points – 23 in the second half – and Arizona State held off Stanford 76-64 Wednesday night, snapping the Cardinal’s three-game winning streak.

02/26/2014

Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

Bay Area Family Impacted By Mystery Illness Speaks Out

Doctors continue to investigate a mysterious polio-like illness that has paralyzed at least five California children since August 2012. Meanwhile, the family of a young Berkeley girl who was diagnosed with the disease spoke out about her condition.

02/24/2014

Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal (Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Stanford Beats No. 23 UCLA 83-74

Chasson Randle made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help Stanford boost their case for an at-large NCAA tournament berth with an 83-74 victory over the 23rd-ranked Bruins on Saturday.

02/22/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Ogwumike Leads No. 5 Stanford Women Past USC

Chiney Ogwumike scored 27 points and Bonnie Samuelson added 14 to help No.5 Stanford beat Southern Cal 64-59 on Friday night.

02/21/2014

Stanford Basketball. (CBS)

Stanford Men Race Past Shorthanded USC

Chasson Randle scored 18 points to lead Stanford to its fourth win in five games and a season sweep against Southern California with an 80-59 victory on Thursday night.

02/20/2014

An adult deer tick. (USDA)

Ticks Carrying Lyme-Like, Mystery Bacteria Found In Bay Area Parks

A newly-discovered mystery bacteria with unknown health effects is being carried by ticks and found in Bay Area parks, according to a Stanford University study.

02/18/2014

Anthony Brown #21 of the Stanford Cardinal. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Brown’s 30 Lead Stanford Past Washington State 69-56

Anthony Brown scored a career-high 30 points and went 10 of 11 from the free-throw line to help Stanford beat Washington State 69-56 on Saturday.

02/15/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

No. 6 Stanford Women Bounce Back, Defeat No. 15 ASU

Chiney Ogwumike had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her 19th double-double of the season and No. 6 Stanford bounced back from its first loss in nearly three months with a surprising 61-35 rout of 15th-ranked Arizona State on Friday night.

02/14/2014

Stanford Basketball. (CBS)

Stanford Men Unable To Hold On, Fall To Washington

Dwight Powell led Stanford (15-8, 6-5) with 18 points and Randle added 17, but just four in the second half.

02/12/2014

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