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Trump's pick for health secretary makes clear he's totally the wrong guy for the job

Watching Alex Azar,<p>President Trump's nominee for health secretary, testify before the Senate Finance Committee this week, I realized he's more impressive than I'd previously thought.<p>Unlike Energy Secretary<p>Rick Perry, Azar isn't alarmingly ignorant about the department he'd run. UnlikeScott Pruitt, …

Alex Azar

California flu season could be one of the worst in a decade, state officials say

California health officials said Tuesday that the state's flu season could turn out to be one of the nastiest the state has seen in a long time.<p>"This appears to be one of the worst seasons we've had in the last 10 years," state epidemiologist Dr. Gil Chavez said in a call with reporters. "We're …

Public Health

How this year's Golden Globes red carpet became a political statement and why a boycott was rejected

On Sunday, a majority of Hollywood stars will walk the red carpet at the Golden Globes dressed in black. Cloaked in the democratizing color, entertainment industry leaders are hoping to make one of the most dramatic political statements in awards season history — standing in solidarity with those …

Golden Globes

Tommy Wiseau reveals what he would have said on stage at the Golden Globes

On a night that will be remembered mostly for its somber attire, sober attitude and that rousing speech from<p>Oprah Winfrey, there was at least one glimmer of the classic, madcap unpredictability of theGolden Globes. That was provided, appropriately enough, by James Franco,Tommy Wiseauand the …

Tommy Wiseau

Facing the competition: The makeup of 'I, Tonya' and 'Battle of the Sexes'

For actresses<p>Margot RobbieandEmma Stone, playing athletes Tonya Harding and Billie Jean King, respectively, meant sweat, sports lessons and hours in the makeup chair.<p>As the makeup department head for "I ,Tonya," Deborah La Mia Denaver strove to capture the essence of Olympic figure skater Tonya …

Tonya Harding

'The Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' and 'Darkest Hour' lead BAFTA nominations

With Sunday's Golden Globes behind us and eight weeks to go in one of the most unpredictable Oscar races in years, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for its annual film awards, giving another boost to Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water."<p>After leading …

Darkest Hour

Man injured while trying to climb border fence; agents open gate to offer medical care

Border Patrol agents opened a maintenance gate and rescued a 41-year-old Mexican man who fell off the border fence on Otay Mountain and injured …

Save the Salvadorans

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday.</i><p>The roughly 200,000 Salvadorans whom the Trump administration is subjecting to deportation are deeply ensconced in American society.<p>They have lived here for at least 17 years. Together, …

Immigration

This is one of the US' biggest fears about a war with North Korea

With tensions between the U.S. government and North Korea at a historic high, the Department of Defense spent 2017 deterring an armed confrontation with Kim Jong Un's regime on the Korean peninsula.<p>The Pentagon deployed three carrier strike groups to the Western Pacific for the first time in a …

Military

South Korea Says It Won’t Scrap Sex Slaves Accord With Japan

HONG KONG — South Korea said Tuesday that it would not undo a 2015 agreement with Japan to shelve a longtime dispute over women who were forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese military during World War II.<p>The agreement has been criticized in South Korea, where many people don’t believe Japan …

South Korea