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  • Miami Gardens and the insanity of 'zero tolerance'

    Miami Gardens and the insanity of 'zero tolerance'
    In all the commotion about a Miami-area police force's allegedly mindless harassment of workers and patrons of a convenience store, one aspect that may have been overlooked is how the cops' behavior was fostered by a "zero tolerance" program.  You may...
  • 40-plus years as a pediatrician

     40-plus years as a pediatrician
    In more than 40 years as a pediatrician, I've worked in the military, in a small private practice and in a large multi-specialty group. And I've seen huge changes, both in administrative practices and in treatment protocols. Many of the changes have...
  • Poll: Toronto mayor's popularity unscathed by scandals, lost clout

    Poll: Toronto mayor's popularity unscathed by scandals, lost clout
    The latest poll on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's job performance makes one wonder what the crack-smoking, foul-mouthed, short-fused leader of Canada's biggest city would have to do to turn off voters. Ford's popularity has hardly been dented by his...
  • Compton school official suspected in DUI issues apology

    A Compton school board member arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol issued a public apology on Saturday. “As a public servant, I understand that I owe a full and accurate explanation of personal choices that I...
  • Compton school board member arrested on suspicion of DUI

    A Compton school board member was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to law enforcement documents. Skyy D. Fisher, 30, was arrested shortly after midnight Tuesday and posted $5,000 bail at 8:55 a.m.,...
  • Review: Mike Tyson weaves and bobs around 'Undisputed Truth'

    Review: Mike Tyson weaves and bobs around 'Undisputed Truth'
    No one will ever accuse Mike Tyson of leading an unexamined life. With a Cannes-debuted documentary, a six-part Fox Sports miniseries, a one-man Broadway show and now a "tell-all" memoir, the former heavyweight champion has been self-chronicled within...
  • Does Charlie Sheen really want to make nice with Chuck Lorre?

    Does Charlie Sheen really want to make nice with Chuck Lorre?
    Charlie Sheen is apparently using the irresistible siren song of a People's Choice Award to mend his rift with "Two and a Half Men" Executive Producer Chuck Lorre. Also, he's got a great idea that Lorre needs to hear. On Sunday, the former "Two and a...
  • Khloe Kardashian: We need to talk about Lamar -- but not really

    Khloe Kardashian: We need to talk about Lamar -- but not really
    What a difference a year makes. Khloe Kardashian and husband Lamar Odom at this time last year were promoting their new holiday fragrance, "Unbreakable Joy." "Our goal was to create a scent that embodies that wonderful feeling of pure love,...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Iranian spymaster forced to work for CIA

    'Homeland' recap: Iranian spymaster forced to work for CIA
    "Gerontion," Episode 307 of Showtime's "Homeland," refers to a T.S. Eliot poem about an elderly man molded by events of the previous century. Similarly, acting CIA Director Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) and Iranian deputy intelligence chief Majid Javadi...
  • Veterans Day: Mission to Heal

     
    “My vision here today is to at least reach out to one vet who is suffering,” said Iraq war veteran Tom Woods during a speech he gave while standing in the shadow of the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Ca. on Saturday afternoon. Scanning the crowd,...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford loses radio show, calls mount for his exit

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford loses radio show, calls mount for his exit
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Friday lost the radio show he has used to ignite a conservative following and came under mounting pressure from family, colleagues and critics to resign or go on leave. Fellow city officials in Canada's biggest municipality...