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  • Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader

    Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
  • Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

    Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study
    Robert Proctor doesn't think ignorance is bliss. He thinks that what you don't know can hurt you. And that there's more ignorance around than there used to be, and that its purveyors have gotten much better at filling our heads with nonsense. Proctor, a...
  • Little sorrow seen as anti-gay preacher Phelps said to be near death

    Little sorrow seen as anti-gay preacher Phelps said to be near death
    Fred Phelps, Sr. -- the 84-year-old founder of one of the most-hated churches in America and possibly the world -- has been placed in hospice and could be at "the edge of death," according to an estranged son. The lack of public sorrow over this news...
  • Government approves medical marijuana research

    Government approves medical marijuana research
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that...
  • Head of L.A. County public health department retires

    Head of L.A. County public health department retires
    The head of Los Angeles County's public health department — one of the largest agencies of its kind in the nation — announced he is retiring, now that a controversial campaign to break apart his agency has been abandoned. Jonathan Fielding...
  • Top L.A. County public health official announces he's retiring

    Top L.A. County public health official announces he's retiring
    The head of Los Angeles County's public health department has announced his intention to retire. In a letter sent to department employees Thursday, department director Jonathan Fielding wrote, "After considerable thought, I have decided to leave...
  • In Africa, homophobia is driving gays to speak out

    In Africa, homophobia is driving gays to speak out
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa — When South African airport officials threatened to send Dr. Paul Semugoma back to his native Uganda, he shook with fear. Semugoma, an outspoken gay activist, was determined to remain in this country, where he has lived...
  • Shriver takes fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors race

    Shriver takes fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors race
    Thanks to a big roster of small contributors and a sizable chunk from his own pocket, Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has jumped ahead of rival Sheila Kuehl in gathering campaign cash for the race to replace incumbent Zev...
  • North may be the real star of Kim Kardashian, Kanye West's Vogue spread

    North may be the real star of Kim Kardashian, Kanye West's Vogue spread
    Some people take engagement portraits before they get married, but in the case of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, well, they got a whole Vogue magazine cover and spread. The so-called World's Most Talked About Couple posed for photographer Annie...
  • Don't protest Fred Phelps' funeral, Kansas LGBT group says

    Don't protest Fred Phelps' funeral, Kansas LGBT group says
    Fred Phelps, who was perhaps the United States' most provocative anti-gay activist, died this week, but there was no celebrating on the other side of the phone when the Los Angeles Times reached one of Kansas' top LGBT advocates on Thursday. Thomas...
  • Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in prison over book, TV claims

    Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in prison over book, TV claims
    Kevin Trudeau, the television pitchman who has been both successful and suspect, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for making false claims, Reuters reports. Trudeau was found found guilty of criminal contempt in November in Chicago. The...