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  • Ron Paul calls it quits

     
    by Katie Fretland Tonight in a formal announcement that was foreshadowed by his low popularity in the Republican primaries, Ron Paul will tell his supporters that his campaign for president is over. Paul (R-Texas) will instead launch a different kind........
  • Stadium presentation -- Round 1

     
    HOK was up first. Impressive resume. From Heiniz Field in Pittsburgh to building University of Minnesota's new stadium for $220 million. Some tidbits: The overall budget is $62 million, and they figured $48 million for the stadium itself, and, "I......
  • McCain, Obama running mates: Guess

     
    by Mark Silva If Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama have pared their short lists for running mates as much as confidants and speculators say they have, they are down to a very short list indeed: With names such as......
  • Obama, McCain stiff voters on health facts

     
    by Frank James Why aren't the medical records of the presidential and vice presidential candidates an open book? That's the critical question raised in the last two days by presidential historian Robert Dallek in an opinion piece in the Washington......
  • More women choose prophylactic mastectomy [Updated]

     
    The choice to remove a healthy breast in order to avoid breast cancer is a deeply personal decision that appears to be on the upswing in one group of women, according to a study published today in the journal Cancer.......
  • But surely people providing healthcare have health insurance

     
    As the nation's leaders discuss who should get health insurance and in what fashion and how much it should cost, many people who provide healthcare are watching from the sidelines. First, the Kaiser Family Foundation offered up an analysis this......
  • Would you drink Coke or Pepsi for breakfast?

     
    It appears that L.A. Times readers love their juice. Dozens of you wrote in to sound off about Sunday’s story “Nutrition Experts See Juice Glass as Half Empty.” The bottom line – that 100% fruit juice can be as unhealthy......
  • Florida Department of Citrus seeks to 'educate' scientists about the value of orange juice

     
    Apparently, the Florida citrus industry has a thin skin. When we reported earlier this month that many scientists have come to the conclusion that 100% fruit juice isn’t much healthier than soda, growers took notice. To recap, here are some......
  • Dad spoke only Klingon to his son for three years

     
    Catching up a bit, here's a bit of alarming news reported a few weeks ago in the University of Minnesota campus newspaper regarding a guy who sounds a bit like an Andorian with space fever. With the birth of his......
  • Casual sex and psych 101

     
    Is having "friends with benefits" emotionally damaging? Nope, says a study from the University of Minnesota. Researchers surveyed 1,311 young adults about their sexual history. The result: Casual encounters are not, as federal abstinence education...
  • IRAN: Story of martyr Imam Hussein fires the protest drama

     
    It was a political slogan soaked with Iranian history, religion and cultural identity. "This month is a month of blood. Yazid will be defeated," they chanted on the streets of Tehran last weekend in a popular uprising that roiled the......