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  • The debate over the 'individual mandate': Stuck in neutral?

     
    Now that the kabuki theater portion of the healthcare reform debate is over, what's the chance of this Congress actually improving the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? My guess: none. Senate Republicans' attempt Wednesday to repeal the law was....
  • The Pop & Hiss interview, Part 2: Nathan Williams of Wavves and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino

     
    Pop & Hiss published Part One of a conversation among L.A. singer Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast, Nathan Williams of Wavves (who's Cosentino's boyfriend), and writer Matt Diehl last week, but the interaction was a little too long to digest......
  • Community spirit can affect local economic growth, survey finds

     
    Despite our fast-paced, gadget-heavy lifestyles, a recent Gallup study says many Americans are still chasing down fantasies of settling down in Pleasantville. According to the study, a community’s social offerings, its openness to different social...
  • The Saturday Read: 'The Weight' by Andrew Vachss

    The Saturday Read: 'The Weight' by Andrew Vachss
    To read Andrews Vachss at his best is to take a ride on the dark side, where the plight of the oppressed and vulnerable — most notably abused children — becomes the catalyst for revenge-fueled street justice. It's meted out by scarred, scary...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • Painting taken during World War II returned to owner's heirs

    Painting taken during World War II returned to owner's heirs
    U.S. officials this week turned over a nearly 500-year-old Italian painting that had been stolen during World War II to the descendants of its Jewish owner. The painting, titled "Christ Carrying the Cross Dragged By A Rascal," was created by Italian...
  • New diet drug touches off a feeding frenzy

    At 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, 12 boxes of alli, the first FDA-sanctioned diet drug to be sold without a prescription, were placed on the top shelf of a Santa Monica Walgreens' diet section. Four hours later, all but one had been sold. "I have never in my...
  • PASSINGS

    Susanna Agnelli Member of Fiat dynasty Susanna Agnelli, 87, a member of Italy's powerful Fiat auto dynasty and a former foreign minister, died May 15 in a Rome hospital. She had been at Gemelli Polyclinic since April 3 after breaking a leg in a fall....
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • 'The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom' by Graham Farmelo

    'The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom' by Graham Farmelo
    The Strangest Man The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom Graham Farmelo Basic Books: 540 pp., $29.95 It's hard to imagine a more formidable subject for a biographer. Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-84) was a pioneer of quantum theory in...