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  • Democratic health push: Rumor control

     
    As the president heads to a series of "town hall "meetings this week from New England to the Rocky Mountains -- starting today in Portsmouth, N.H. -- the Democratic National Committee is airing a new TV ad: By Christi......
  • Sarah Palin: Obama's healthcare 'evil'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin is back. After a brief respite from Twritter and all the rest, the early-self-retired-resigned-withdrawn-bowed-out governor of Alaska has returned to Facebook. With fire: Calling President Barack Obama's healthcare reform...
  • Obama: Healthcare's 'outlandish rumors'

     
    by Mark Silva With the White House this week gearing up a campaign to dispel "misinformation'' about the healthcare reform that President Barack Obama is promoting, the president today says that it's important to quell the "outlandish rumors''...
  • Volunteer pilots save shelter dogs by flying them to new homes

     
    Lady Di is a lovely purebred collie with a pleasant disposition, just like lots of other dogs dumped at shelters in areas that lack anywhere near enough would-be owners. Unlike all but a lucky few of those animals, she got......
  • Doctor, 90, accused in mercy killing of wife dies

     
    The 90-year-old doctor who was accused last month in a mercy killing for his terminally ill wife before turning the gun on himself has died of his injuries. As a result, the Orange County district attorney's office has dismissed the......
  • Santa Monica moves closer to cat declawing ban [Updated]

     
    After more than 2 1/2 hours of public discussion, the Santa Monica City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night in favor of an ordinance that would ban cat declawing in the city. The proposed measure will have a second reading before......
  • TCA press tour: Al Pacino takes on Dr. Jack Kevorkian for HBO

     
    When he agreed to play Jack Kevorkian in the HBO movie “You Don’t Know Jack,” Al Pacino was not just taking on a living person who is familiar to many of us from the nightly news. He was also slipping......
  • DUBAI: Martin Amis set to add ‘fireworks’ to upcoming literature festival

     
    To most outsiders, Dubai appears a town of ludicrously tall towers, bumbling Mossad agents sporting unconvincing tennis gear and leaky aquariums in oversized malls. But away from the recent headlines, the city has also been trying to position itself as......
  • 'Grey's Anatomy': Wartime memories overwhelm Owen

     
    In Thursday night's "Grey's Anatomy" episode, "Suicide is Painless," we got a long-overdue glimpse into Owen and Teddy's army deployment. We've always been aware of Owen's severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, but they were put on the back...
  • The death of a word: euthanasia

     
    People disagree vehemently on issues surrounding death and dying, such as what palliative and medical measures can be appropriately taken at the end of life. But use of the term "euthanasia" doesn't advance the intelligent discussion of end-of-life care,...
  • L.A. Animal Services faces $1.8-million budget cut [Updated]

     
    No doubt many Los Angeles city agency managers have written letters to council members beseeching them to spare their departments deep cuts during this budget crisis. But few start with a story about police officers in a standoff with three......
  • Georgia lawmakers weigh a ban of gas chambers as a means of euthanizing shelter pets

     
    A Georgia state Senate vote last week brought the state closer to outlawing the use of gas chambers, rather than the more commonly used lethal injections, to euthanize homeless dogs and cats. H.B. 788, also called "Grace's Law" in reference......