| May 23, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Aurora Las Encinas Hospital had evidence that a staff member had “inappropriate sexual contact” with a male patient and yet the facility failed to report the incident to county mental health officials, according to court documents.
| May 20, 2013
| 5:15 PM
All psychotherapists -- and most criminal attorneys -- know that memories are fragile things. Once a seemingly well-entrenched memory for a given event -- what psychologists call a declarative memory -- is taken out for inspection, it is subject to...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:30 AM
There are many ways of being a political playwright. Christopher Shinn's approach, centered on characters rather than on ideologies, is one that will never go out of style.
Illuminating large-scale public concerns through the microscopic examination...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
— Invariably, the Cannes Film Festival chooses a striking image for its official annual poster. But the 2013 version can be seen as a particularly apt metaphor for the dual nature of the world's most essential cinema event.
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
One is suicide. The annual rate of military personnel taking their own lives has doubled to about 20 per 100,000. That translated to a record 324 suicides...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 PM
There's something healing about simply watching "Free the Mind," Danish filmmaker Phie Ambo's gentle, compassionate documentary spotlighting the use of such drug-free options as meditation and mindfulness to treat anxiety and trauma.
| May 8, 2013
| 2:15 PM
PHOENIX — Jodi Arias was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday in the gruesome killing of her onetime boyfriend in Arizona after a four-month trial that captured headlines with lurid tales of sex, lies, religion and a salacious relationship...
| Apr 21, 2013
Irma Garcia pulled back her sweater to show me where the bullet entered her shoulder and spun her around. It then torpedoed through her body and exited near the middle of her back.
"I still have problems with it," she said, standing to show me how the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The San Diego City Council on Tuesday delayed a decision on whether to permit a 40-bed treatment center to open in the Old Town neighborhood for military veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who are suffering from post-traumatic stress......
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Recognizing the high cost of treating homeless patients, Los Angeles County plans to open a health clinic inside a skid row apartment building....
| May 18, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Woodbury architecture: Architecture students at Woodbury University build clever cabins at the Shadow Hills Riding Club using little more than prefab shed kits from the hardware store....