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PHOENIX — A federal judge sentenced a Phoenix man Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for purchasing firearms for a Mexican drug cartel, triggering a chain of events that included the death of an elite Border Patrol agent and the unraveling...
Jacket CopyMatt Ruff builds an unexpected, alternative version of the 9/11 attacks in his novel "The Mirage"; cyberpunk patron saint William Gibson showcases his nonfiction work; "Bell Curve" co-author Charles Murray makes a dire assessment of America in "Coming...
L.A. NOWWhen UCLA neuroscientist David Jentsch was a grad student, he never expected his life as an academic would require around-the-clock armed guards, or a closed-circuit TV inside his bedroom so he could keep constant watch over his home. But the......
Booster ShotsA vaccine to treat cocaine dependence yielded good results in a phase-2 clinical trial and will be tested next year in a larger study, researchers reported today. The cocaine vaccine is not intended to prevent addiction but instead is designed......
Brand X Files: Alicia Keys marries. Have elites abandoned us? Lindsay Lohan in rehab for meth addiction?Brand XAlicia Keys marries producer Swizz Beatz: Wedding in Corsica officiated by Dr. Deepak Chopra. Guests reportedly include Bono and Queen Latifah. (N.Y. Post) The new normal: Growth is slowing, and the odds are that unemployment will rise, not fall, in the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt was the middle of the night. I was asleep. My mom came in and started punching me. She said I didn't fold my clothes right. I threw her off of me. She was real drunk. She started on me again. The police came. She said: 'What? I'm just kicking my son'...
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Special to The TimesWHEN WE first meet 16-year-old Chris in an episode of the MTV documentary series "True Life," he's practicing skateboard stunts with his buddies and ignoring the floppy brown hair that hangs like a curtain across his eyes. Typical teenage stuff, right?...
Tucked between a hair salon and a gift shop on bustling Las Olas Boulevard is a mysterious gated door with simple instructions: "Enter thru alley." Once you loop around the block and walks past the trash canisters that fill this back street, a rainbow...
FOX 17 ReporterWhen Brittany decided to go on the run, police say she went willingly. Although she couldn't talk about the case, she sat down to talk to FOX 17, giving us some insight into what happened in Colorado and what was happening in her mind that would cause her...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSouth Dakota's high prison population has garnered considerable discussion lately, but the problem's not new, said David Gilbertson, chief justice of the state Supreme Court. Since the 1930s, South Dakota's prison numbers have been about double those...
email@example.comLIBERTY — Brian Wright has a meth problem. As Commonwealth’s Attorney serving Casey and Adair counties, Wright rarely saw a methamphetamine case come across his desk before 2010. Since then, however, the manufacturing of meth has exploded...
Scientific breakthroughs, when optimally timed, arrive at the precise moment in history when they can do the most good in the world. It's too bad the newest strategy to curb production of methamphetamine arrives now, after meth addiction already has...
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