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West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

West LA veterans facility slow to help homeless

People walk past a homeless war veteran explaining his plight hoping for assistance while standing along Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on August 22, 2012. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The new director of the West Los Angeles Veterans Home, Thomas Bucci, is tasked with speeding up  the slow progress of the half-empty facility. [...]

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

(L-R) Alicia Vikander, Keira Knightley, Joe Wright and Domhnall Gleeson attend the “Anna Karenina” New York Special Screening at Florence Gould Hall on November 7, 2012 in New York City.; Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images In an interview with “The Times” of London, Keira Knightley revealed why she posed topless for the September issue of Interview [...]

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

How celebrity women going ‘au naturel’ impacts female body image

(L-R) Alicia Vikander, Keira Knightley, Joe Wright and Domhnall Gleeson attend the “Anna Karenina” New York Special Screening at Florence Gould Hall on November 7, 2012 in New York City.; Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images In an interview with “The Times” of London, Keira Knightley revealed why she posed topless for the September issue of Interview [...]

Obamacare vs. SCOTUS: Round 2

Obamacare vs. SCOTUS: Round 2

A protester against the US Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Healthcare Act, US President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare legislation, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images The battle over the Affordable Care Act continues as the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new challenge to President [...]

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to a signing of her book “Hard Choices”, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Ridgewood, N.J. ; Credit: Julio Cortez/AP A shellacking, a thumping, a drubbing. Call it whatever you want, the midterm election results represent a clear sign of voter discontent in the country today. Analysis abound concerning what President Obama’s [...]

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to a signing of her book “Hard Choices”, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Ridgewood, N.J. ; Credit: Julio Cortez/AP A shellacking, a thumping, a drubbing. Call it whatever you want, the midterm election results represent a clear sign of voter discontent in the country today. Analysis abound concerning what President Obama’s [...]

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to a signing of her book “Hard Choices”, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Ridgewood, N.J. ; Credit: Julio Cortez/AP A shellacking, a thumping, a drubbing. Call it whatever you want, the midterm election results represent a clear sign of voter discontent in the country today. Analysis abound concerning what President Obama’s [...]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los [...]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los [...]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los [...]