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Studying the top five mayoral contenders before the March primary, The Times selected Eric Garcetti as the candidate most likely to rise to the occasion and lead Los Angeles into a successful future. Now the runoff between Garcetti and Wendy Greuel is...
Should the state play a role in preventing obesity among its residents? State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced legislation that would levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages, including sodas, as part of an effort to fight obesity...
How the budget proposals by Senate Democrats and House Republicans stack up over the next decade: ___ Total spending Senate Democrats: $46.5 trillion House Republicans: $41.7 trillion ___ Total revenue Senate Democrats: $41.2 trillion House...
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A proposal to tax sweetened soda in California has renewed debate over the state's role in preventing obesity among its residents. State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced legislation that would levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened...
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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, mother of News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, has died at her home outside Melbourne, Australia, at the age of 103. The matriarch of the world's most prominent media family was well-known in Australia for her philanthropy, and...
PolitiCalThe state’s largest association of doctors is making a last-ditch attempt to resurrect a popular children’s health program eliminated by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this year. The California Medical Assn., which represents more than 30,000...
Several Washington, D.C., lawmakers say they're considering a ban on large sugary drinks mirroring the one recently approved by the New York City Board of Health. District of Columbia Councilwoman Mary M. Cheh said on Twitter that she is "open to...
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
What's the best way to be told that your child is overweight or obese? Not at all, of course. But if that bad news must be delivered, a national survey published in the journal Pediatrics this week finds that parents will feel blamed and respond badly to...
To stay or go. To trust government reassurances or heed more alarmist warnings on the Internet of radioactive clouds wafting over Tokyo. These are among the potentially life-altering questions being pondered by millions of Japanese in range of the...
When an elderly Chicago couple were found buried alive in their debris-filled home recently, their plight became a public example of a poignant situation that faces millions of people: the inability to sort through and discard possessions, some of them...
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