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  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Sexual abuse study should scare off readers

    'Fifty Shades of Grey': Sexual abuse study should scare off readers
    “Fifty Shades of Grey” glamorizes violence against women. That’s according to a new study published in the Journal of Women’s Health by psychologists at Michigan State University and Ohio State University. That should seem...
  • Foster care: One small step toward a better system

    Foster care: One small step toward a better system
    There are so many high-profile problems in child welfare offices like the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, it is easy to forget that some of the most exasperating barriers to helping abused and neglected children are laws...
  • Review: San Francisco Opera's 'Dolores Claiborne' moody but conventional

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Stephen King opera had to happen. Many of his 56 novels have been made into movies and have spent time on bestseller lists, making King a king of pop culture accessibility — just what the opera world lusts after these days....
  • Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

    Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which classic 19th century Gothic novels get a postmodern, post-punk makeover influenced by the aesthetic of their 20th...
  • Review: Rich 'Great Expectations' nevertheless under-delivers

    Mike Newell, whose eclectic career has ranged from "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," has given us a classic adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved bildungsroman "Great Expectations." It is skillfully made and...
  • Review: 'Cassadaga' gets hung up on the gore

    Review: 'Cassadaga' gets hung up on the gore
    Deliberately paced but not so deliberately thought out, the horror entry "Cassadaga" tries to scoop up enough tropes to satisfy a wide range of potential fright fans but lacks the cohesion to ever truly be effective. Kelen Coleman sympathetically...
  • Penn State ex-officials to stand trial on Sandusky coverup charges

    Penn State ex-officials to stand trial on Sandusky coverup charges
    Penn State’s former president and two other top school officials were ordered by a Pennsylvania judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges that they covered up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse. After two days of preliminary hearings,...
  • 'Breaking Bad' recap: Long-buried bombs explode

    'Breaking Bad' recap: Long-buried bombs explode
    Alfred Hitchcock famously said that the difference between suspense and surprise hinges on audience foreknowledge. Picture two people eating. Now imagine a bomb underneath the table, about to go off. Suspense requires the audience to know the bomb is...
  • Career jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, allegedly hits Palm Desert store

    An 83-year-old woman who claims to be an international jewel thief with a five-decade career was back behind bars Wednesday after allegedly stealing a ring from a jewelry store in Palm Desert. Doris Marie Payne was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...
  • Ex-Bay Area professor's guilty plea to infant sex abuse is set aside

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this week set aside theĀ 37 1/2-year prison sentence of a formerĀ Cal State East Bay professor who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a woman's infant daughter multiple times. In setting aside the prison term for...