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  • 13 celebrity endorsement deals that backfired

    13 celebrity endorsement deals that backfired
    If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right? Think again. Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted. PHOTOS: 13...
  • For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough

    For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough
    One awful day, D.C. Copeland recalls, her perspective on her "pure" diet had become so distorted that she found herself crying in the produce section of a grocery store because she could not decide whether the kale or the chard was "better." Jennifer...
  • Toxic smog hangs over large swath of China but many ignore threat

    Toxic smog hangs over large swath of China but many ignore threat
    BEIJING – To mask or not to mask -- that is still a question. A huge swath of northeast China -- more than 10% of the country’s landmass -- is again engulfed in toxic smog. Beijing’s air quality index, as measured by the U.S. Embassy,...
  • Safety concerns may prevent Culver City ice rink from reopening

    Safety concerns may prevent Culver City ice rink from reopening
    The Culver City Ice Arena, which closed earlier this month after losing its lease, might reopen after the rock-climbing company that had planned to take over the space revealed last week that it would not. But City Manager John Nachbar said the city and...
  • Ease lower back pain with a roll on yoga therapy balls

    Ease lower back pain with a roll on yoga therapy balls
    Lower-back pain is one of the most common adult complaints. Here's a way to roll away some of the tension in this area. Fitness instructor Jill Miller uses yoga therapy balls (or tennis balls) to massage away the tension in this low-back lengthener....
  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Rustic Canyon reaches new height

     Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Rustic Canyon reaches new height
    Have you ever tried the beets and berries at Rustic Canyon? Because the dish is kind of mind-blowing when you think about it, a mess of roasted beets and purple quinoa in a rustic pottery bowl. There are herbs scattered over the top, and a few crisply...
  • Culver City ice rink gets new hope as rock-climbing firm cancels lease

    Culver City ice rink gets new hope as rock-climbing firm cancels lease
    The Culver City Ice Arena, which closed this month after losing its lease, might reopen after the rock-climbing company that had planned to take over the space said late Thursday that it was canceling its lease. But City Manager John Nachbar said the...
  • World Cancer Day: Share your story

    World Cancer Day: Share your story
    "Cancer" is still one of those words that can steal your breath, ring so loudly in your ears that your surroundings go silent, and simultaneously make your mind race and time slow to a crawl.  On this World Cancer Day, The Times invites you to share...
  • South Africa judge permits televising parts of Oscar Pistorius trial

    South Africa judge permits televising parts of Oscar Pistorius trial
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday lost a bid to prevent the live broadcast of his murder trial next week in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Under a High Court ruling Tuesday, the bulk of the...
  • Virginia ban on same-sex marriage is latest to be struck down

    Virginia ban on same-sex marriage is latest to be struck down
    When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, it left unresolved whether couples of the same sex had a constitutional right to marry. Other courts, especially in Virginia and Utah, are filling that vacuum, setting...
  • Review: 'Gloria's' portrait of older singles brims with authenticity

    Review: 'Gloria's' portrait of older singles brims with authenticity
    There is a naturalistic charm to the truth-telling going on in "Gloria," Chilean director Sebastian Lelio's near-perfect film about the very imperfect world of a divorced woman of a certain age. Starring the incomparable Paulina Garcia in every scene...