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Chips a must along Arizona's Salsa Trail

The closer you get to the border, the more passionate people become about Mexican food. In southeastern Arizona's Graham County, where tomatoes and peppers grow in abundance, folks are downright competitive about their salsa. A dozen mom-and-pop restaurants in Graham County, about three hours...

Getting primal with Mark Sisson

Unless you've been living in a cave, you've probably heard of the primal/paleo diets.

Finding a way to direct her own happy ending

L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

In 'Tyler's Suite,' voices unite against bullying

When Jane Clementi's son Tyler went off to Rutgers University in fall 2010 and began playing violin for a school orchestra composed primarily of upperclassmen and graduate students, she thought the skill he had been perfecting since age 3 — even teaching himself how to play while...

A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads

We've barely dug ourselves out from beneath the pile of new diet books that arrived to kick off the year, and already the "get in shape for summer" diet books are filling our mailboxes.

The Mosul Museum video from Islamic State could be a staged drama

The Islamic State wants the global community to know that there's a new sheriff in town. So it wrecked a museum full of precious sculptures and on Thursday posted video of the vandalism on the Internet.

Spider-Man's Gwen Stacy Returns in Super Gwen

Another comic book resurrection, this time in the alternate Marvel universe Comics Super Gwen Spider-Man Gwen Stacy

Kings, Ducks put up a fight that would be great to see in postseason

For those seeking deep, dark omens for the Kings after the Ducks rallied for four goals in the third period Friday and skated off with a 4-2 victory at Honda Center, for those who would see it as a symbol of the Kings' problems or inconsistencies this season after they lost for the second...

Clippers turn it around in Memphis with 97-79 victory

The scowl that Chris Paul wears like part of his uniform vanished as he walked off the court Friday night.

Ducks take late flight, beat Kings with four goals in third period

Ryan Kesler bit down on his lip, delivering an unmistakable look of determination Friday as his slumping Ducks fell two goals behind the surging Kings.

Girls' basketball: Chaminade, Mater Dei advance to rematch in Open Division final

West Hills Chaminade, the only team to defeat Santa Ana Mater Dei this season in girls' basketball, will have to do it again if it wants to win the Southern Section Open Division championship.

Boys' basketball: Chad Holloway leads Grant into Division II final

There's no better athlete on the campus of Grant High than junior Chad Holloway. He was a star for the football team and now he's a star for the basketball team that earned a spot in next Saturday's City Section Division II final with a 64-55 upset of No. 1-seeded King-Drew on Friday night.

Metrolink trains expand use of new safety measure

The Metrolink commuter train service next week is expanding its use of a new high-tech safety system that allows remote control to slow or halt trains if the on-board engineers are not responding properly to a potential danger, officials said.

UK pro-choice Left “can accept no opposing view”

by Kelli The failure of this very modest amendment says a lot about the state of abortion politics in Britain. The Left-wing establishment could not let it pass because it cannot tolerate the concept of any limit on access to abortion whatsoever. Show More Summary

Pro-life blog buzz 2-27-15

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli John Smeaton comments on the defeat of a sex-selection abortion ban in the UK. Opponents of the ban were apparently afraid it might “confer personhood on the foetus.” Saynsumthn’s...Show More Summary

Pro-life vid of day: Project Truth’s summer roadshow in UK

by Kelli It’s time to take a look at what our pro-life brothers and sisters were up to across the pond last summer. About this video, SPUC Scotland states: Project Truth aims to bring the pro-life message to the public, to show the dignity...Show More Summary

Vilifying realist science and scientists

Ultra-rich Green groups attack climate scientists who question “manmade climate chaos” claims By: Paul Driessen                 Things are not going well for Climate Chaos, Inc. The Environmental Protection Agency is implementing its carbon dioxide regulations, and President Obama wants to … Continue reading ?

Appeals court turns down request to relocate Boston bombing trial

A federal appeals court refused late Friday to move the Boston Marathon bombing trial out of Boston, clearing the way for a local jury to decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the terrorist attack that two years ago killed three and injured more than 260 people.

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