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Summertime, when the living is risky

It's summer, time to get burned by the sun, stung by a stingray, poisoned by undercooked chicken and more. Plenty of mishaps land people in the emergency room, yet those trips are avoidable.

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  • What would Jesus say about same-sex marriage?

    What would Jesus say about same-sex marriage?

    Amid all of the overheated rhetoric surrounding the Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriages across the nation, evangelicals have alternated between defiance and a kind of martyrdom.

  • Wanted: True oversight of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department

    Wanted: True oversight of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department

    Los Angeles County has a commission created more than a half century ago, that is tasked with monitoring jail conditions and holding government accountable for improper treatment of inmates. As reports circulated in recent years of inmate beatings and abuse at the hands of sheriff's deputies, the...

  • Through fiction, veterans present a clearer truth on U.S. wars

    Through fiction, veterans present a clearer truth on U.S. wars

    Here's a summer reading suggestion you probably didn't see coming: Try some of the excellent recent fiction produced about America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, much of it by veterans.

  • Alexander von Humboldt: The man who made nature modern

    Alexander von Humboldt: The man who made nature modern

    His contemporaries considered Alexander von Humboldt the most famous man in the world after Napoleon, and Thomas Jefferson called him “one of the greatest ornaments of the age.” There are more plants, animals, minerals and places named after Humboldt than any other person. In California alone,...

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