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Many of the characters in Mohsin Hamid's novels are cultural nomads, hopscotching between the Islamic world and the Western capitalist world, the spiritual and the material, Urdu and English, the undernourished countryside and the teeming mega-city. It'...
Sugar addicts and libertarians rejoice! A judge put the kibosh on New York City’s ban of super-sized sugary drinks sold in restaurants, which was to go into effect Tuesday. But don’t go too wild on the 16-ounce sodas. Most sugary drinks...
UFC women’s bantamweight title: Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche Rousey was an Olympic judo bronze medalist before entering into MMA. She has used her armbar to submit every professional opponent in the first round. Carmouche is a strong...
WASHINGTON – Potential Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush compared the banter about his political aspirations to "crack" and also declined Sunday to say whether hiring an illegal immigrant should be an automatic disqualification for public...
L.A. NOWLos Angeles County investigators plan to pursue a felony manslaughter charge against the son of Pepperdine University President Andrew K. Benton for his alleged involvement in a Malibu woman's fatal heroin overdose last year....
In opposing HR 689, a bill by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) to federally reclassify marijuana as most other legal prescription drugs and remove oversight from the Drug Enforcement Administration and give it to the states, The Times states in its Feb. 28...
FrameworkThe winners of the 70th annual Pictures of the Year Photojournalism Competition...
Political movements like the tea party may come and go, but the pot party seems to get stronger with every national election, putting the federal government in an increasingly untenable position. To date, more than one-third of the states and the...
Charging that the "war on drugs’’ has failed, state Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) has introduced legislation that would allow prosecutors to file misdemeanor instead of felony charges in cases of simple possession of heroin, cocaine and...
Cocaine dependence is a devilishly difficult addiction to break, owing to the drug's unique chemical ability both to reward users and to disrupt their impulse-control mechanisms. But a surprising drug combination may offer an equally clever way to...
Novelist, journalist, sometime bad boy and frequent literary provocateur Will Self is hard to miss in England. He's 6-feet-5, for starters; what's more, he's terrifically prolific, publishing literary works of fiction and nonfiction almost every year. His...
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On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads. Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
Tags: Electronics, Concerts, Prosecution, New Year's Day, Bribery
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