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  • Dr. Oz gets dissected

    Dr. Oz gets dissected
    A media firestorm has broken out over a letter I co-signed prevailing upon Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons to reconsider having "America's doctor," Mehmet Oz, retain his position on that esteemed institution's medical faculty. I...
  • Dr. Oz hits back with investigation of 'mysterious' critics

    Dr. Oz hits back with investigation of 'mysterious' critics
    Thursday was Dr. Oz's chance to take on his critics — and he did. Dr. Mehmet Oz, the surgeon who hosts the syndicated health show "Dr. Oz," has been under fire from a group of 10 doctors who castigated him for promoting "quack treatments" and have...
  • Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case

    Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case
    Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians. His...
  • UVa dean bashes Rolling Stone article in open letter

    An associate dean of students at the University of Virginia said Wednesday a widely discredited Rolling Stone article caused her professional and personal harm by portraying her as insensitive and unresponsive to an alleged victim of a gang rape....
  • UVa dean bashes Rolling Stone article in open letter

    UVa dean bashes Rolling Stone article in open letter
    An associate dean of students at the University of Virginia said Wednesday a widely discredited Rolling Stone article caused her professional and personal harm by portraying her as insensitive and unresponsive to an alleged victim of a gang rape. Nicole...
  • Dr. Oz: We will not be silenced

    Vowing that "we will not be silenced," television's Dr. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a faculty position at Columbia University. Dr. Mehmet Oz will air an episode of his syndicated talk show on Thursday that...
  • Sarkar named AP's deputy editor for east region

    Pia Sarkar, a veteran reporter, editor and newsroom leader, has been named deputy editor for the east for The Associated Press, charged with helping to oversee news coverage in 10 states. The appointment was announced Monday by Karen Testa, editor for...
  • Venice Beach declares war on our infantile obsession with nudity

    Venice Beach declares war on our infantile obsession with nudity
    Not many people are aware of it, and few exercise the right, but it is legal for women to walk around topless in New York City and other cities.  (A bare-chested New Yorker even got $40,000 from the city to settle her lawsuit alleging harassment by the...
  • Dr. Oz fires back at his critics -- with misdirection and an absurd defense

    Dr. Oz fires back at his critics -- with misdirection and an absurd defense
    Those who feared that the TV medical show host Dr. Mehmet Oz would only profit from a recent call by a group of 10 doctors for Columbia University to dump him from its faculty have turned out to be absolutely correct. The Oz counterattack unfolded on...
  • Conversion rate lags behind Mormon missionary increase

    A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day Saints didn't lead to an equally dramatic spike in converts. Statistics...
  • Give Dr. Oz his due

    Give Dr. Oz his due
    A good friend of mine, a superb physician and a mentor, is under attack. I call him by his first name, Mehmet. You probably know him as Dr. Oz. Last week, in a letter to the dean of the faculties of health sciences and medicine at Columbia University,...