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  • Obama holds up first lady's efforts as a model for policy action

    Obama holds up first lady's efforts as a model for policy action
    WASHINGTON — As President Obama looks to show off all he can do without Congress, he's been pointing to a surprising place for guidance on the savvy use of power: the other side of the White House. In public and private, the president has been...
  • Judge alleges racial profiling by UCLA police in $10-million claim

    Judge alleges racial profiling by UCLA police in $10-million claim
    An African American judge has filed a $10-million claim alleging excessive force and racial profiling by UCLA's campus police when he was handcuffed and put into a police cruiser after being stopped last fall for not wearing a seat belt. Los Angeles...
  • UCLA police clear officers accused by judge of excessive force

    UCLA police clear officers accused by judge of excessive force
    The UCLA Police Department has cleared two officers accused by an African American judge of using excessive force after stopping him for not wearing a seat belt. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David Cunningham III, a former police commission...
  • Defining the rights of the religious in America

     Defining the rights of the religious in America
    Two decades ago, Congress overwhelmingly approved and President Clinton enthusiastically signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. But now that the 1993 law is being used to challenge the Obama administration's requirement that employer health plans...
  • With gentrification, Echo Park gang members move outside their turf

    With gentrification, Echo Park gang members move outside their turf
    Sgt. Victor Arellano drove slowly through the hills of Echo Park, cruising by the places where he had seen the guys hanging out in the past. There was the market painted bright yellow with large green letters spelling out "BEER WINE" and the hidden...
  • 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....
  • San Francisco moves to put sugary-drink tax on ballot

    San Francisco moves to put sugary-drink tax on ballot
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A coalition of San Francisco supervisors will move today to place a tax of two cents per ounce on sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages on the November ballot, triggering what is expected to be a costly fight with opponents who aim to...
  • Apple reportedly hires sleep expert to work on rumored 'iWatch'

    Apple reportedly hires sleep expert to work on rumored 'iWatch'
    Apple has reportedly hired a sleep expert to aid it in its creation of the iWatch, a wearable device that the tech giant is rumored to be developing. 9to5Mac reported that Roy J.E.M. Raymann -- whose background includes working on wearables, sensors and...
  • 'Biggest Loser' winner ate 1,600 calories a day, exercised 'a ton'

    'Biggest Loser' winner ate 1,600 calories a day, exercised 'a ton'
    "The Biggest Loser" Season 15 winner Rachel Frederickson has heard your concerns, America, but she's not listening. And she's not answering questions about whether her weight loss went too far. That's because she's absolutely thrilled that she managed...
  • 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...
  • Subway will stop using chemical found in yoga mats in its bread

    Subway will stop using chemical found in yoga mats in its bread
    Subway is known for that distinct smell of fresh baked bread. But the sandwich chain is making a big change to its signature bread recipe. Subway announced Wednesday it will stop using a chemical commonly found in shoe rubber and yoga mats in its bread. ...