| Dec 27, 2013
In fall 2002, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw and his team published findings from a summer camp they created to study girls with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder alongside girls without ADHD.
"The day we published, the world's literature on girls with ADHD...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The absence of fathers has been blamed for everything from poverty to homoesexuality to the decline of modern society. Now it's being linked to the rise of non-believers in the United States as a contributing factor to atheism. That theory is producing...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:48 PM
If the federal government truly wants to prevent health risks and raise awareness of them, it should impose a tax on producers whose food products contain certain ingredients.
Those of you, for example, who are turning to fat-free products to lose...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:12 AM
"When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
In his previous novels — including “Native Speaker” (1995), “Aloft” (2004) and “The Surrendered,” a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize — Chang-rae Lee has established a strong reputation as a polished...
| Jan 12, 2014
The day before a 16-year-old friend of mine was murdered, she kissed the window of her white sedan, a birthday gift, leaving cranberry-colored stains on the glass. Then she gave me a hug goodbye. Her name was Sangeeta Lal, and the next morning, her ex-...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:41 PM
San Jose State University is assuming control of, and scaling back on, an online initiative with education provider Udacity, officials said Tuesday, putting in question a collaboration that once symbolized the brave new face of online learning....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Tom Laughlin, a filmmaker who drew a huge following for his movies about the ill-tempered, karate-chopping pacifist Billy Jack, died Thursday at a Thousand Oaks hospital. He was 82.
He had been in failing health for several years, his daughter Teresa...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Researchers have discovered that the amount of gun violence in some PG-13 movies is now greater than in R-rated films.
PG-13 movies are “the ones that target children, and the violence that is shown contains guns,” according to Brad Bushman,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:45 PM
It’s hard to hear the details of Ethan Couch’s crimes without flinching.
Last June, the 16-year-old Texan plowed his father's pickup truck into a group of Good Samaritans helping a disabled vehicle on a narrow residential street in a Ft....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:29 AM
What do executions, joining the military and naming your son “Junior” have in common?
They’re all more common in the South and the West, researchers found, and they’re all tied to a “culture of honor,” where...