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  • Is sleep deprivation the reason the Romney campaign is blowing it?

    "Saturday Night Live" opened its new season with a sketch in which President Obama acknowledges that "things aren't great, the economy's in the tank" and "the job market is horrible," but says he's not worried because his campaign has a "secret weapon" to...
  • Does torture work?

    Does torture work? It is a Bush-era debate that has found Obama-era relevance because of a new movie, "Zero Dark Thirty," in which torture seems to work quite well. The film, an Oscar nominee for Best Picture, is being sold as a fact-based accounting of...
  • U.S. hiding behind tortured definitions

    If it is true, as the writer Samuel Johnson once said, that "patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," then the dictionary must be the first. Consider how readily our leaders, in justifying what cannot be justified, parse definitions down to microns...
  • Secretary Clinton can help us all become 'untired'

    We don't yet know what big challenge Hillary Clinton will take on next, but that she will bring her considerable talents to something big and worthwhile is not in question. Whether or not that challenge is trying to become the first woman president, she'...
  • Sleep takes out brain's trash; buildup of refuse may make you sleepy

    Sleep takes out brain's trash; buildup of refuse may make you sleepy
    Among the many vital roles that sleep plays in our lives, our nightly rest may give us the chance to take out the cerebral trash, says a new study. No, we're not talking about some kind of Ambien-induced sleep-housework. We're talking about the...
  • Film Review: 'Escape Plan'

    Considering the degree to which slavish fan service has come to dominate the development process for genre pics, it's amazing that no one managed to load '80s action gods Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger into a true co-starring vehicle until...
  • Rich brain, poor brain

    Rich brain, poor brain
    There's a phrase that has haunted America for decades, one fraught with failure: "Breaking the cycle of poverty." Despite the ongoing efforts of government and a host of private foundations, income inequality continues to grow and the poor are ever more...
  • Pressure on student makes for bad chemistry

    Pressure on student makes for bad chemistry
    Dear Amy: I'm a junior in high school. My parents are really hard on me about my grades. They get mad if I get below a 95 on anything. I have a lot going on this year, and just got a new job. So now I'm trying to juggle schoolwork, a job, piano, guitar,...
  • 'An adrenaline junkie's dream'

    'An adrenaline junkie's dream'
    Next weekend, while sane people in Baltimore are barbecuing in the backyard, I'll be in Oregon with 11 friends. We're going for a run. The route starts at 6,000 feet on the slopes of Mount Hood. Twenty-eight hours later, we expect to finish on a wide,...
  • On the Spot: When to call the airline and when to call the OTA

    On the Spot: When to call the airline and when to call the OTA
    Horrendous storms. Political unrest. Sleep deprivation. Those are some of the issues that have tripped up travelers this summer. The travel@latimes.com inbox overflows with readers' complaints about various airlines, of course, but this year we've seen...
  • Time to rethink our conception of success based on stress

    I'm happy to announce that next week, on June 6, Mika Brzezinski and I will be cohosting the Huffington Post's first-ever women's conference, "The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power." As the title makes clear, the purpose is to...