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  • Carl's Jr. thinks women can't handle its meaty burgers in new ad

    Carl's Jr. thinks women can't handle its meaty burgers in new ad
    Carl's Jr. is letting women know that they aren't man enough to eat its new Western X-tra Bacon Thickburger in a new ad. In the video ad shown above, Mystique, the stealthy female changeling from "The X-Men" movies, is shown holding the new burger....
  • Technology's feminist problem

    Technology's feminist problem
    The New York Times ran a sob story last weekend about a woman who quit tech because she was shocked, shocked by the gross behavior of men in tech: “Elissa Shevinsky can pinpoint the moment when she felt that she no longer belonged. “She...
  • Amanda Bynes never diagnosed with schizophrenia, her lawyer says

    Amanda Bynes never diagnosed with schizophrenia, her lawyer says
    Amanda Bynes has been popping up recently on social media looking pretty good, and now her lawyer is speaking out to deny a mental-health rumor reported during her struggles last year.  "For the record, Amanda does not have schizophrenia, nor has she...
  • Family with sick baby rescued at sea nears San Diego port on Navy ship

    Family with sick baby rescued at sea nears San Diego port on Navy ship
    SAN DIEGO -- The sick baby whose rescue at sea required the assistance of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Air National Guard is set to return to San Diego on Wednesday aboard the Navy ship Vandegrift. The girl's condition has stabilized, officials said....
  • Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

    Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug
    Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately. The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from...
  • Bridesmaid Jennifer Lawrence makes brother Blaine's wedding famous

    Bridesmaid Jennifer Lawrence makes brother Blaine's wedding famous
    Jennifer Lawrence's brother Blaine and his then-wife-to-be cast the actress as a bridesmaid in his Kentucky wedding, and now the "Hunger Games" star is making the nuptials famous thanks to a new magazine cover.  Lawrence stands tall on the right side...
  • Peaches Geldof: Celebs react, autopsy set in 'nonsuspicious' death

    Peaches Geldof: Celebs react, autopsy set in 'nonsuspicious' death
    The day after Peaches Geldof's death, authorities are searching in and around the house where the model, writer and socialite was found, with an autopsy scheduled for Wednesday.  After the autopsy, the coroner will open an investigation and decide...
  • USAID chief grilled over 'Cuban Twitter' subterfuge

    USAID chief grilled over 'Cuban Twitter' subterfuge
    WASHINGTON—Lawmakers interrogated the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday over the organization’s funding of a Twitter-like program in Cuba reportedly designed to stir political unrest in the island nation. Sen....
  • Literary happenings this week that aren't the Festival of Books

    Literary happenings this week that aren't the Festival of Books
    Around the L.A. Times we are spending most of the week thinking about the book prizes Friday night and the Festival of Books on Saturday and Sunday, but those aren't the only interesting literary happenings. In fact, Wednesday and Thursday are packed with...
  • Brace yourselves: Twitter unveils Facebook-like profile redesign

    Brace yourselves: Twitter unveils Facebook-like profile redesign
    Twitter has begun rolling out a major redesign of user profile pages on the Web version of its social network, and the new look has drawn many comparisons to that of profile pages on Facebook. The new design for Twitter profile pages displays a larger...
  • Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot

    Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot
    ISLA VISTA, Calif. — The scene Monday on Del Playa Drive was a curious, uniquely Isla Vista mix: part laid-back beach vibe, part riot aftermath. Beach towels fluttered over cliffside balconies as UC Santa Barbara students enjoyed spring weather....