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  • Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric

    Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric
    SACRAMENTO —Tim Donnelly arrived at the Assembly in late 2010 with big plans. First on his list: a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration. A plan to dismantle the state's air quality board was close behind. In a Capitol dominated by...
  • Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still vast swath of the Indian Ocean. Working from an...
  • U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says

    U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says
    KIEV, Ukraine -- The United States will stand by Ukrainians against Russian aggression that threatens their nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday during a visit to Kiev. “No nation has the right...
  • Oil and gas industry generates thousands of jobs in California, report finds

    The oil and gas industry creates about 49,000 jobs in Los Angeles County and billions of tax revenue in California. That's according to a new report conducted by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. and commissioned by the trade group...
  • Fracking expert Mark Zoback: We need good science, good engineering, good regulations and good enforcement

    Fracking expert Mark Zoback: We need good science, good engineering, good regulations and good enforcement
    "Fracking" — now there's a word that just begs for a bumper sticker. Short for "hydraulic fracturing" — the process of breaking open rock with high-pressure liquids to get at otherwise untappable oil and natural gas — fracking conjures...
  • 19th century shipwreck rediscovered off Golden Gate

    19th century shipwreck rediscovered off Golden Gate
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The passenger steamer was located once before in the murky depths. The year was 1890 and the City of Chester had gone down just two years prior after colliding with another ship in dense fog near the Golden Gate Bridge of today. On...
  • U.S. Senate race in Hawaii pits opposing wings of Democratic Party

    U.S. Senate race in Hawaii pits opposing wings of Democratic Party
    HONOLULU — In primaries across the country — in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states — Republicans are locked in a heart-and-soul battle between purists and pragmatists clashing over what it means to represent the party, its...
  • Jury awards Texas family nearly $3 million in fracking case

    In a landmark legal victory that centered on fracking, a middle-class north Texas ranching family won nearly $3 million from a big natural gas company whose drilling, they contend, caused years of sickness, killed pets and livestock, and forced them out...
  • Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote

    Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote
    Ukrainians braved armed separatists in the east and epic storms in the capital, Kiev, on Sunday to cast ballots for a new president to restore legitimate leadership in their country three months after a rebellion toppled the last head of state. An...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • RELATED STORY: Chinese vessel sinks Vietnamese fishing boat, raising tensions

    A Chinese ship rammed and sank a wooden Vietnamese fishing boat near a Chinese-operated oil drill in disputed South China Sea waters, Vietnamese state media said Tuesday. Although there were no severe injuries reported, the incident was the most serious...