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  • Watch Obama and Biden jog at the White House — in work shoes, ties!

    Watch Obama and Biden jog at the White House — in work shoes, ties!
    The White House has released a new video showing President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden jogging around the White House, still in their work attire -- a button-down shirt, tie, suit pants and dress shoes. The things the leader of the free world has...
  • Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride

    Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride
    Want a free subway ride in Russia? All you have to do is work up a little sweat. In an effort to promote both the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi and a healthier lifestyle, the Moscow metro has set up a special vending machine that offers travelers...
  • Time magazine cover: Chris Christie, 'Elephant' -- clever or cruel?

    Time magazine cover: Chris Christie, 'Elephant' -- clever or cruel?
    Time magazine covers are no stranger to controversy. But did the latest one on Chris Christie go too far?  After the Republican New Jersey governor and potential 2016 presidential contender coasted to reelection on Tuesday, the magazine put out a...
  • Who are the fittest world leaders? 11 buff bosses

    The folks at Health Fitness Revolution looked at the world's heads of state (and a few former) and picked 11 they thought qualified as the fittest. I was surprised to see our cheeseburger-loving ex-president on the list. But Bill Clinton is there....
  • Throwback Thursday: 1966, when health spas were the latest craze

    Throwback Thursday: 1966, when health spas were the latest craze
    The year: 1966. The topic: health spas. "A woman swings like Tarzan on a gold rope before plunging into an icy pool, while another's body is coated with wax. "Others are ordered to bend, kick, roll and bounce along before submerging in soothing...
  • World Cancer Day: Share your story

    World Cancer Day: Share your story
    "Cancer" is still one of those words that can steal your breath, ring so loudly in your ears that your surroundings go silent, and simultaneously make your mind race and time slow to a crawl.  On this World Cancer Day, The Times invites you to share...
  • 13 celebrity endorsement deals that backfired

    13 celebrity endorsement deals that backfired
    If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right? Think again. Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted. PHOTOS: 13...
  • Letters: Options on Syria

    Re "A soldier's wife," Sept. 8 On a beautiful Sunday morning, I read The Times' front-page article about the widening attack plans for Syria and was emotionally overwhelmed. Then I read the story about the wife of an Iraq war veteran struggling with...
  • Letters: Strict about food stamps

    Re “California no friend to food stamps,” Aug. 18 This sentence from the article: “It also has two clear consequences: Millions of Californians don't get help, and the state leaves hundreds of millions of dollars of federal money on the...
  • Letters: Free speech does come with strings

    Re "'Duck' and a free society," Opinion, Dec. 24 Like many conservatives chiming in on the "Duck Dynasty" controversy, Jonah Goldberg appears to hold a fundamental misunderstanding of free speech: It is the freedom to say what you want without fear of...
  • Learn to help others prevent Type 2 diabetes

    Learn to help others prevent Type 2 diabetes
    The incidence of diabetes almost doubled in Virginia between 1995 and 2007. During that same time, Virginia's population increased by just 16 percent, according to the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control of the state's Department of Health....