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  • 'Her': Spike Jonze Brings His Singular Vision to the Year's Most Offbeat Romance

    Much has been made of the vocal performance that Scarlett Johansson delivers as the title character in Spike Jonze's latest film, "Her," about a computer operating system named Samantha who falls for her human owner Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix)....
  • $250 for abusing the 'Don't Walk' sign? Show some heart, LAPD.

    $250 for abusing the 'Don't Walk' sign? Show some heart, LAPD.
    A crackdown on jaywalking In Los Angeles has stirred up a fierce debate over how to protect pedestrians without unfairly targeting them. A Downtown News story this week reports the Los Angeles police officers have been ticketing jaywalkers in the...
  • Greg Kinnear Brings Much-Needed Charm to Fox's 'Rake,' Says Producer

    The idea of a scheming, lying lawyer whose personal life is in shambles doesn't sound like a very likeable one, but according to producers of Fox's upcoming show "Rake," star Greg Kinnear brings the necessary charisma to a role that could go wrong....
  • O'Hare travelers with layovers can lie down, stretch

    O'Hare travelers with layovers can lie down, stretch
    Air travelers may always have to manage long lines, layovers and the stress caused by a flight delay. Those at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, however, now have a place to escape. A new yoga studio inside Terminal 3 offers a quiet space to...
  • Orlando Rockette kicks up her heels

    This is the time of year when a Rockette really has to be on her toes. Thursday, Dec. 19, the high-stepping, perfectly coiffed dancers will bring their "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" to Tampa for a 36-show run. The Tampa stop is part of a four-...
  • Freed of filibuster threat, Senate OKs two Obama nominees

    WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Patricia Millett for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Rep. Melvin Watt (D-N.C.) to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the first nominees approved since the...
  • Around Town: Golden West gets millions

    Golden West College has been awarded a Title III grant that will give the Huntington Beach campus more than $2.23 million over a five-year period. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant, known as Access 2 Success, according to a news release....
  • You can alter your genetic destiny with a healthful diet

    At one time, if your mother had cancer, your genetic destiny for this disease seemed to be etched in stone. At least that was the old way of thinking about genetic predisposition for diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. But there's been a...
  • Help your kids beat a host of weighty issues

    Source: NIH News in Health Kids face a lot of challenges as they grow up: Learning how to make and keep friends, get homework done and have fun while staying safe. But children today are now confronting a growing, oversized problem that puts them at risk...
  • Take simple precautions to prevent injuries when you exercise

    Whether you've been exercising for years or are just starting a fitness program, it's important to avoid injuries so you can keep moving toward your fitness goals. We become more vulnerable to injuries as we get older, in part because we're less agile...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Healthy lifestyle choices, timely medical care important in treating COPD

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 51 and was recently diagnosed with COPD. It was caught early, and I don't have many symptoms. Is there anything I can do to keep it from getting worse? What treatments are available for someone in the early stages of the disease?...