Linda Lawton

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Haley: North Korea launch a 'clear and sharp military escalation'

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday called North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch test a "clear and sharp military escalation" and said US military action remained on the table.<p>She also warned China and other countries supporting North Korea that …

LSD Cannabis Strain Information

Favorite <br>Favorite <br>Favorite<p>The LSD strain was bred by Barneys Farm, with a lineage from Mazar-I-Sharif and Skunk #1. It is a disease-resistant plant …

Original Glue Cannabis Strain Information

Favorite <br>Favorite <br>Favorite<p>Original Glue (GG4), developed by GG Strains, is a potent hybrid strain that delivers heavy-handed euphoria and relaxation, …

Los Angeles

Herbal Wellness Center Menu

FREE in-store pickup when you order online<p>All products(201)<p>Flower(27)<p>Concentrates(96)<p>Edibles(47)<p>Pre-rolls(10)<p>Other(21)<p><b>Flower</b> is typically ground up …

Fall's Finest Fashions

Next to the brilliant hues of the changing leaves, these looks are the finest that fall has to offer. Teeming with everything from tops to carryalls …

Articles

23 Things to Know About 23-Time Gold Medal Winner Michael Phelps

Olympics<p>Michael Phelps, who continues to make history from one race to the next, took home his 23rd gold medal on Saturday night in what he has said was the final race of his storied career.<p>Here are 23 things you need to know about the swimmer.<p><b>1. Phelps has an estimated net worth of $50 …

Republicans warn Trump: Right the ship or lose Senate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican leaders are watching Donald Trump's campaign with growing alarm as they fear a landslide at the top of the ticket could wipe away their hard-fought congressional majority.<p>For months, top GOP leaders had counseled their candidates to run their own races, separate …

The right way to do drugs

IT IS like a hash-induced hallucination: row upon row of lush, budding plants, tended by white-coated technicians who are bothered by the authorities …

FDA

Study: Smoking pot doesn’t make you anxious or depressed

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>New research published today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that using marijuana as an adult is <i>not</i> associated with a variety of mood and anxiety disorders, including depression and bipolar …

Mental Health

President Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

By Niraj Chokshi<p>Niraj Chokshi<p>Reporter<p>Bio<p>Donald Trump’s ascendance is nothing if not surprising.<p>Pundits thought he would flame out early; he has done things that could have ended other campaigns; and his statements are erratic and even sometimes contradictory. Yet, he remains the leading Republican …

Donald Trump

What Americans Don’t Get About Nordic Countries

When U.S. politicians talk about Scandinavian-style social welfare, they fail to explain the most important aspect of such policies: selfishness.<p>Bernie Sanders is hanging on, still pushing his vision of a Nordic-like socialist utopia for America, and his supporters love him for it. Hillary Clinton, …

Setting the Record Straight on Medicare for All: An Open Letter From 560 Physicians and Medical Students

<i>Physicians-in-training voice their support for single-payer reform. Photo: Al Nowakowski.</i><p><i>The following statement has been signed by more than 560 physicians and medical students. It was crafted by Andrea Christopher, M.D., Fellow in General Internal Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Adam Gaffney,</i> …

Medical School

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Top medical experts say we should decriminalize all drugs and maybe go even further

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A group of 22 medical experts convened by Johns Hopkins University and The Lancet have called today for the decriminalization of all nonviolent drug use and possession. Citing a growing scientific consensus …

Public Health

12 Million Reasons to Believe in Lizard People

A new book explains why we're hard-wired to believe in conspiracy theories.<p>According to a 2013 poll, as many as 12 million Americans believe in the possibility that reptilian overlords rule our country—that's intergalactic, shape-shifting lizards in Congress and on TV. Granted, the …

The logic behind conspiracy theories

The Internet is often accused of fueling conspiracy theories, but it also serves as an outlet for mindless conspiracy bashing.<p>Some pundits took the start of the new year as an excuse to aggregate, and denigrate, recent conspiracy theories. Alternet published "The 5 Craziest Right-Wing Conspiracy …

America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny

Democracies end<p>when they are too democratic.<p>And right now, America is a breeding ground for tyranny.<p>Illustration by Zohar Lazar<p>As this dystopian …

The 3 Biggest Lessons of Denmark's Clean-Energy Movement

City leaders across the globe would do well to pay attention.<p>To find the world’s most aggressive clean energy targets, look no further than Denmark.<p>The city of Copenhagen is working hard toward meeting a pledge to become carbon-neutral by 2025. A much smaller municipality near the German border, …

Is white rage driving our racial divide?

By Pamela Newkirk<p><i>Pamela Newkirk is a professor of journalism at New York University and the author of “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga.”</i><p>The virulent backlash against President Obama’s 2008 election set the stage for this year’s presidential campaign, in which Muslims, Mexicans and …

African-American News

When to Buy Your Plane Ticket, Based on Data from Four Million Trips

When you're booking a flight, you don't want to buy too far in advance—and be the guy who lost out on a price drop; nor do you want to book too …

Travel Deals

Half of Broadcast TV Viewers Are 54 and Older—Yikes

More like ... greys' anatomy. Right?<p>In the last 20 years, the median age of Americans has increased from 34 to 37. The median age of broadcast TV viewers has increased from 41 to 54. Not a three-year jump, but a 13-year jump.<p>And therein lies the existential challenge for CBS, NBC, FOX, and ABC: How …

The Amazing Things You Can Learn From a Virtual City

This new tool can help us understand how people respond to urban spaces before they're built.<p>When the University of Waterloo in Ontario opened the Research Laboratory for Immersive Virtual Environments back in 2006, there was a lot that could be studied about simulated cities that couldn't be …