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  • Hypocrite watch: Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he may move to California

    What do you know? It turns out Texas Gov. Rick Perry has an ulterior motive for spending so much time in California. Sure, he’s selling his state to California businesses, promising lower taxes and less regulation. And yeah, he’s positioning...
  • Consumer price index jumps 0.4% in May as inflation heats up

    Consumer price index jumps 0.4% in May as inflation heats up
    Americans paid more for just about everything last month, pushing inflation to its highest annual rate in more than 11/2 years and creating another potential obstacle for the economic recovery. The 0.4% jump in the consumer price index for May, released...
  • Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history

     Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history
    Edward Biberman's New-Deal mural "Abbot Kinney and the Story of Venice" — a bustling, three-part tableau from 1941 that hung in the Venice Post Office until it closed in 2012 — brims with drama. Dead center: The founder of Venice, pictured...
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?" Back then, the...
  • Iran eases key demand in nuclear talks, boosting chances for a deal

    Iran is easing a key demand in negotiations with world powers over its disputed nuclear program, boosting prospects for the top-priority agreement that diplomats are racing to finish within a month. Abbas Araqchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister,...
  • 40 Indian workers kidnapped amid violence in northern Iraq

    Forty Indian construction workers were abducted near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul as they attempted to flee a violent rampage by an Al Qaida splinter group, officials said Wednesday. The Indian nationals were working for the Baghdad-based Tariq Noor...
  • Iraq militants launch attack on vital oil refinery

    Iraq militants launch attack on vital oil refinery
    Anti-government militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq’s largest oil refinery, while Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against “terrorism.” Sunni rebels affiliated with the...
  • State's New Port Authority Can Help Boost Business

    State's New Port Authority Can Help Boost Business
    When the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan was new, in the 1840s, New London harbor was a floating forest of topmasts, the second largest whaling port in the country. As the wonderfully restored wooden whaler set sail from New London this past weekend, there...
  • Spend money on energy independence, not war

    There are a lot of people wanting us to go back into Iraq yet another time. "We need to take control or the price of oil and gasoline will go up," they say. So I'm thinking that after spending trillions of dollars on war, why don't we spend that money...
  • Environmental groups file lawsuit to protect prairie chickens

    Three environmental groups have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to force the federal government to more aggressively protect the lesser prairie chicken. The bird has been on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s threatened species list -- a level...
  • Insurgents attack Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji

    Antigovernment militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq's largest oil refinery, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against terrorism. Meanwhile, officials in India confirmed that 40 Indian...