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  • Speaker in Hampton chases tornadoes for science

    In the spring of 2009 and 2010, meteorologist Paul Markowski was part of an armada of more than 40 vehicles bristling with scientific equipment to sniff the atmosphere, track wind shifts and analyze water droplets. They were hunting tornadoes. Their...
  • Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood

    Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood
    GLENDALE — After one game, Hoover High second-year football Coach Matt Andersen isn’t about to panic. Hoover started its campaign Thursday night, looking to win its third straight season-opening game and end an eight-game losing streak....
  • Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair

    Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair
    The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week. Flintridge Prep spent plenty of time on the road last season, making trips to Las Vegas, Kern County and the top of the Grapevine, among other locations....
  • Corte de Colombia aprueba adopción de niños para parejas del mismo sexo con restricción

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - Una corte de Colombia aprobó el jueves la adopción para parejas del mismo sexo, pero la condicionó a que uno de los integrantes sea el padre o la madre biológico del niño, un fallo histórico que reactivó la polémica entre quienes apoyan...
  • For many Californians, cost of earthquake insurance outweighs the risks

    NAPA Calif (Reuters) - During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California. He estimates about half his inventory was damaged, winding...
  • Ask Tom: Could a tornado be invisible?

    Dear Tom, Could a tornado be invisible? Clean air is not visible. — Jason White   Dear Jason, It's possible. Airborne dirt and debris carried aloft by a tornado's winds make the funnel visible. Videos of tornadoes in action show that such...
  • Has Gov. Nixon's national political future been lost in the smoke of Ferguson?

    ST. LOUIS At the beginning of the month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was in a position most politicians would envy. As the moderate two-term Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning state, he could tout a stellar state credit rating, a scandal-free...
  • Ask Tom: How are microbursts different from tornadoes?

    Dear Tom, Earlier this summer, Park Forest had microbursts causing a lot of tree damage. How are microbursts different from tornadoes? — Norma Friedemann, Evanston   Dear Norma, Microbursts are surges of rain-cooled air that plunge...
  • Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football

    Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football
    Simplicity appears to be the name of the game at Hoover High. Second-year coach Matt Andersen has a small, but determined group setting its sights on limiting mistakes, playing together and, perhaps paramount, being able to compete. “It’s...
  • Putin espera que Rusia no pierda el derecho a ser sede del Mundial en el 2018

    LAKE SELIGER Rusia (Reuters) - El presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin, dijo el viernes que espera que su país no pierda el derecho de organizar el Mundial de fútbol del 2018, después de los llamados de Occidente a marginar del torneo a la ex potencia...
  • ONU designa panel para investigar crímenes de guerra en Gaza

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - Naciones Unidas nombró el lunes a tres expertos para integrar una comisión internacional que investigará las posibles violaciones a los derechos humanos y crímenes de guerra cometidos por ambos bandos durante la ofensiva militar...