| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Lois Frankel, who becomes South Florida’s newest member of Congress next week, said Thursday it’s difficult to see how the so-called fiscal cliff of higher taxes and dramatic federal spending reductions on Jan. 1 will be resolved.
| Dec 15, 2012
| 11:05 PM
COSTA MESA — Caitlin Bunting played four somewhat unsung seasons on the Villa Park High varsity girls' basketball team and was recruited by a handful of community college coaches before electing to join Coach Mike Thornton this season at Orange...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:26 AM
In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Reproductive-rights groups think the morning-after pill, Plan B, should be available to any girl who wants it. They believe teens benefit from avoiding unwanted pregnancies. But some opponents say the drug actually endangers adolescent girls.
| May 6, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the Newport Beach facility because of the low number of procedures done annually.
The decision was based on a review of...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Leave it to some thoughtful physicians to put good medicine ahead of good politics. Last year, the Obama administration wrongly chose to limit access of teens to the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B. This week, pediatricians are urging their...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The wind-down of local redevelopment threatens to undo an agreement to bring the Museum of Neon Art from downtown Los Angeles to Glendale, which could leave the venerable curator of all things neon without a home.
MONA had shut down its Los Angeles space...
| Oct 11, 2012
The best moment of the annual Baltimore Running Festival comes not when the marathon starts on the street outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards, or when the champion crosses the finish line.
For festival founder Lee Corrigan, the high point of Baltimore'...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:23 AM
I recently attended a wedding at the beautiful On The Bay in Pasadena, Md. It was a Friday evening, with a planned outdoor ceremony and tented reception. And then came the rain. But to clarify, by rain, I mean torrential downpour and tornado watch. The...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Terror suspect Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ashan Nafis remains behind bars accused of plotting to bomb the Federal Reserve Branch in Manhattan.
But in a new development, the FBI has arrested and searched the San Diego apartment of 36-year-old...