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  • Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage

    Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage
    WASHINGTON — The intensifying Supreme Court clash over whether birth control should be required under President Obama's signature healthcare law has revealed just how deep divisions remain between administration officials and Catholic leaders over...
  • TV Picks: 'Chasing Shackleton,' 'Spoils of Babylon,' sitcoms!

    TV Picks: 'Chasing Shackleton,' 'Spoils of Babylon,' sitcoms!
    "Chasing Shackleton" (PBS, Wednesdays). Complex in ways that were possibly not intended, this engrossing three-part documentary follows British adventurer Tim Jarvis as he seeks to re-create the perilous sea and land journey undertaken in 1916 by polar...
  • Gym clothes for every type of workout

    Gym clothes for every type of workout
    Most New Year’s resolution consists of kicking a few bad habits. So, if one of those bad habits includes blowing off the gym or a regular workout routine, then you might require motivation of a different fashion. And by fashion, of course, we mean...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 01/03/14

    Today's Birthday (01/03/14). This looks to be a happy and active social year. Practices for vitality balance your busy career. Friends and groups incite action into mid-February, when the work pace heats up. Spring and summer romance includes...
  • How perfectly strung-together words can delight the ear

    How perfectly strung-together words can delight the ear
    On the second page of William Gaddis’ “The Recognitions,” one of those unplumbed novels that accuse me from my shelves, the following sentences unspool themselves: The ship's surgeon was a spotty unshaven little man whose clothes,...
  • Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]

    Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]
    Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
  • Reality check for your fitness resolution from a reality show trainer

    If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to lose weight and get in shape in 2014. And, if you're like many Americans, you'll step on the scale a few days into your new diet and throw your hands up in discouragement at the lack of "The...
  • Kellan Lutz works hard to get that Hercules 'pop'

    Kellan Lutz works hard to get that Hercules 'pop'
    The skinny guy doesn't get cast as Hercules. Conversely, you can't just go down to the Gold's Gym in Venice Beach and hire some muscle head to play the lead in a big-budget 3-D movie. Acting chops to go with the bulging biceps and rippling midsection...
  • Single-leg pulse works lower body

    Single-leg pulse works lower body
    Looking for a new lower-body challenge? Try adding the single-leg pulse to your repertoire. This move will sculpt your backside, get your heart rate up and challenge different muscles than a regular lunge, says fitness expert Lacey Stone, who uses it on...
  • Study: African American women have a harder time losing weight

    Study: African American women have a harder time losing weight
    African American women who follow the same diet as white women and exercise just as much tend to lose less weight because they burn fewer calories, a new study suggests. "Many large and well done studies have demonstrated that African American women tend...
  • How a couple can reach agreement on retirement plans

    Dear Liz: My husband and I are 56. We need to plan for retirement, but whenever the topic comes up, I find that either we have no idea or we disagree on what we will do during our retirement. Naturally, our activities during retirement will affect the...