LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in a decade, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Thursday updated its list of clergy accused of molesting children, addressing renewed outcry about how the Catholic Church responds to abuse ...Read more
Dear Amy: A month ago, my wife of five years told me she was going through a depression and was questioning our relationship. To be fair, I was as well.
We haven't made love in six months. I tell her all the time how ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm hoping you can help me with this situation. I have been married for 13 years but never told my family that I got married. I now want to divorce my husband, but I don't know how to approach it because he ...Read more
Q: My father is a retired engineer and has virtually everything he wants, so it's almost impossible to buy presents for him. He insists we shouldn't get him anything for Christmas. But I want our children to learn to be ...Read more
Dear Amy: Every year my husband and I host a holiday get-together for several of our friends and neighbors. We provide the main dish, a couple of sides and drinks. We ask friends to fill in with other salads, sides and ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Many wives write you about problems with their husbands who drink too much. If they live in a community property state, there's something important they need to know. If the husband drives drunk and causes an ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My ex-husband and I have been divorced for about 10 years. Our kids are grown and in their 20s and 30s. My ex and I still live in the same town we raised our kids...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: My friend has twin daughters now 19 years of age. Both have been raised by the same parents with the same rules. One is respectful and responsible, the other is wild and ...Read more
Rules that could give immigrants reason to avoid enrolling in health safety-net programs would deliver a blow to California's economy, costing the state thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic output, a new ...Read more
For more than a decade, the latest Apple products have been the annual must-have holiday gift for the tech-savvy. That raises the question: Is the newest Apple Watch on your list - either to give or receive - this year?
Cancer and Sugar
You've probably heard the adage that you shouldn't feed cancer cells sugar. Maybe you've wondered if lowering your sugar intake will help decrease the spread of cancer cells.
Is it true? Does lowering ...Read more
Dear Amy: I like to think that I am a caring and sensitive man -- one who respects women and appreciates the spirit of the #MeToo movement.
Therefore, a recent experience has me disturbed. I am looking for some objective ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I had polio when I was 11 years old, many years ago, and miraculously, recovered enough to live a normal life. When I was in my 40s, I developed constant back pain and visited a renowned orthopedist in ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Our youngest son recently married a woman who has an 18-year-old disabled daughter, Lauren. The girl's mental level is between that of a 2- and 4-year-old. There have been physical confrontations between my new ...Read more
In the 1986 movie "Poltergeist II," Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O'Rourke) utters the memorable movie phrase, "They're baa-aack." If you haven't seen the film, spoiler alert! Scary things soon follow.
Well, keep that in ...Read more
I've heard "life is too short" a lot lately. It makes me think I've wasted significant time, energy and money in a 23-year relationship that has caused me so much pain and exhaustion.
My husband is ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Has there always been debate about whether a Christian should participate in defense measures of war involving the use of weapons? -- C.W.
A: War is one of the consequences ...Read more
In 1970, when Stephen Stills recorded "Love the One You're With," it became a rallying cry for the hippy "free love" movement (more myth than fact, but the lyric helped sell a lot of records).
Well, if that's your era, ...Read more
This is my 71st Hanukkah but it is my second Hanukkah without Tommy.
Father Tom Hartman was my best friend and my partner in the God Squad. When he died on Feb. 16, 2016, I ...Read more
Dear Amy: I am close with my niece, who recently got engaged. Her now-fiance was up front, by saying he didn't really believe in marriage. She was up front, too, saying that if he ever wanted to buy a house, her name would...Read more
Inside Health & Spirit
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