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Brain scan can tell if a smoker will quit

WASHINGTON — US researchers have found a way to predict how successful a smoker will be at quitting by using an MRI scan to look for activity in a region of the brain associated with behavior change. The scans were performed on 28 heavy smokers who had joined an anti-smoking…

Uncovered: O’Donnell objected to calling AIDS sufferers ‘victims’

Delaware Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell has already been widely mocked for a 1998 interview in which she claimed that masturbation is no different from adultery because “the Bible says that lust in your heart is committing adultery.” Now Talking Points Memo has uncovered a 1997 interview on C-SPAN in…

Tiger Woods apologizes to fans, family, says he’s unsure of return

Tiger Woods told family and friends on Friday he was “deeply sorry” for irresponsible and selfish behavior as he broke his self-imposed silence on the sex scandal that engulfed him last year. The 14-time major champion said he did not know when he would return to golf, but didn’t rule…

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