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NEW YORK — For a compulsive online quiz-taker like Chrissy Noh, the temptation was too great to resist: "Which sandwich are you?"
Chris Apodaca’s grim childhood began to change for the better when he entered Sunshine Acres at age 10. He had been living on the streets with his sister, two brothers and drug addicted parents for as long as he could remember.
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” We’re hearing this wonderful admonition a lot these days. Apparently, the original source is an old Chinese proverb, one more importation from America’s trading partners and it’s a good one.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
FILE - In this April 29, 1964 file photo, etiquette expert Cathy Bauby shows how puffing a cigarette like a steam engine shows that one is behind the "Jet Age" and doesn't care how one looks, during a demonstration in New York. Fifty years on, health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America. A confluence of changes has recently prompted public health leaders to start throwing around phrases like "endgame" and "tobacco-free generation." Now, they talk about the slowly-declining adult smoking rate dropping to 10 percent in the next decade and to 5 percent or lower by 2050. (AP Photo/Dan Grossi)
NEW YORK - Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of slackers, charlatans and other characters so vivid that he was regarded as one of the world's finest actors, was found dead in his apartment Sunday with what officials said was a needle in his arm. He was 46.
“The venter complaining about too many Mormons in Arizona failed to mention that they are all legal citizens not someone who snuck into the country and think they should collect the benefits that legal citizens do.”
A lifetime of bitterness poisons the spirit of an Oklahoma family’s matriarch and she in turn contaminates the lives of her children with vitriol and meanness. August: Osage County is a dark film about a seriously dysfunctional family, but it somehow still manages to be very funny as well.
With a week left ‘til Christmas, many have their shopping done and the presents neatly wrapped under the tree. The rest of us are still trying to find stocking-stuffers, a hostess gift for this weekend’s holiday party and a unique present for the wine aficionado who has everything. Fear not — we found five local ways to cross the last items off your list.
Trains and holiday traditions go together for several in the East Valley and across the Phoenix metro area.
WASHINGTON — It's a big question for marketers: What kind of a buyer are you? And, as important, what are you willing to pay?
The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold him.
Be it walking to a restaurant on a poorly lit street, or to a car in a dark parking garage, every woman who has found herself out alone at night has had the dark question flash through her mind -- what if I were attacked?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a southern New Mexico ranch for troubled youths.
Have a question for Selena Gomez? She says you'll find the answer in her new album.
What do you think? Can porn be addictive? More mental health professionals are telling us “yes it can,” and further, it can be as addictive as hard core drugs and it’s known to change the health of the brain.
Teens and tweens — and even those who are too young to be an ‘een at all — are falling prey to a new drug, one that they can access free, at their fingertips on their cell phones or by hitting the button on their TV remote.
Education of students, adults equally important in fight to curb underage drinking, Mesa alliance says
Locations across the East Valley will accept old prescription drugs this Saturday as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s seventh-annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
It starts with a name, those Ancestry.com commercials promise. That, and a paid subscription to the site. Not to mention the patience to sit hunched at a screen, following cybertrail after cybertrail ever deeper into a rabbit hole of genealogy information that’s difficult to know for sure is truly your own.
“Porn affects my husband like heroin. When he sees it he becomes a zombie (stoned) and he loses focus on everything else … just like any other drug, his whole thought process was on getting his ‘fix.’”
Jon Martello's relentless libido has a comic math to it.
I am writing about Bill Richardson’s thoughtful column: “Our new crime-riddled ‘Five C’s’ and what to do about them” (Commentary, Tribune, Sept. 18).
Those staging to pull the world back from the brink are in motion. Their visions of hope are taking form. They are the Millennials (born after 1980) and the New Silents (born after 2000).