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  • It's a name game with hybrid fruits

    It's a name game with hybrid fruits
    It used to be that a peach was a peach and a plum was a plum, and that was it. Now, however, breeders are coming up with complex hybrids between species, such as fruits that are a combination of peaches, apricots and plums, and cherries or nectarines...
  • Goldberg: Free healthcare? That's rich

    Goldberg: Free healthcare? That's rich
    "It's not about contraception," thundered GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum. "It's about economic liberty. It's about freedom of speech. It's about freedom of religion. It's about government control of your lives. And it's got to stop!" He was...
  • Brand X Files: Gwyneth, Madonna break up. Only 1% of oil spill birds will live. Taliban kill boy, 7, for spying

     
    Madonna and "jealous" Gwyneth Paltrow had "falling out": BFF since 1999 now not on speaking terms. (Us) The spill, the scandal and the president: The inside story of how Obama failed to crack down on the corruption of the Bush years – and let the world'...
  • Hoarding, hand-washing and obsessive checking: Which of these is not like the others?

    People with a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder can often shake their family tree and find a relative who has also contended with obsessive thoughts, hoarding, repetitive hand-washing, behavior in which locks and stove burners are checked over...
  • Israelis pose a no-skinny-models plan to target eating disorders

    Israelis pose a no-skinny-models plan to target eating disorders
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The Israeli Parliament's move to ban skinny models from appearing in that nation's media may be less momentous than its efforts to thwart Iran's bid to build nuclear weapons. But to...
  • The Dry Garden: Heirloom tomatoes by trial and error

     
    A tomato left to rot in the garden last summer resulted this spring in my eating ripe homegrown heirloom tomatoes by Memorial Day instead of the normal harvest time around the Fourth of July. A fruit dropped in mulch sprouted in October rain, did nicely...
  • 'Newsies' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

     
    "Newsies," which opened on Broadway Thursday, seems too sugary for critics' tastes....
  • TV THIS WEEK: March 25 - 31

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 25 - 31 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 25 - 31 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Wednesday’s Highlights: 'Bent' on NBC

     
    Wednesday’s Highlights: 'Bent' on NBC...
  • A mini French film festival at Laemmle Theatres

     
    .The Laemmle Theatres are going Gallic this Wednesday with "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema" showcase. Five contemporary French films will be screened at the Claremont 5, the Town Center in Encino, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and the Monica 4 in Santa...
  • Depression treatment: Better but still not great

    Depression treatment: Better but still not great
    Depression affects 1 in 6 Americans in the course of his or her lifetime. And while antidepressant medications have seemingly revolutionized treatment, making the depressed well again is a largely hit-or-miss proposition. A review of advances in...