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  • State lawmakers push pensions to divest fossil fuel holdings

    WASHINGTON Some state lawmakers are pushing public pension funds to dump stock in the fossil fuel companies they blame for climate change. But those in charge of the investments worry that a largely symbolic act will have a real-world impact on vulnerable...
  • L.A.'s grim homeless data: What can be done?

    L.A.'s grim homeless data: What can be done?
    The just-released results of Los Angeles County's 2015 homeless count are unambiguously depressing. The number of homeless people in the county, which should be going down, instead has gone up 12% since 2013, to 44,359 today. What's more, homelessness...
  • Convicted medical pot seller finds congressional allies in legal appeal

    Convicted medical pot seller finds congressional allies in legal appeal
    For years, Charles Lynch has waged a lonely battle against federal prosecutors intent on putting him in prison for selling medical marijuana. But last week he received help from unexpected — and influential — allies. In a strongly worded...
  • Field Museum announces record gifts of $70 million, a $250 million goal

    Field Museum announces record gifts of $70 million, a $250 million goal
    Jump-started by its three largest donations ever, the Field Museum is to announce Wednesday that it will attempt to raise $250 million to support its collections and endowment, improve visitor experience and stabilize its finances, among other goals....
  • America dependent on successful education system

    Why is education funding for our children one of the first targets for conservatives when reducing state and local budgets? And why are tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy more important than providing our children and grandchildren with a quality...
  • Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches got fast approval at State

    State Department officials gave speedy and sometimes only cursory consideration to potential conflicts of interest when approving former President Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches to global companies and foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton'...
  • Asian stocks muted after bond wobbles trigger US decline

    Major Asian stocks markets were muted Wednesday after a bond sell-off nudged Wall Street lower. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was little changed at 4,400.28 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 was steady at 19,615.55. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was stable at...
  • SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud

    SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission levied fraud allegations Tuesday against a major for-profit college company, accusing ITT Educational Services Inc. of hiding the “extraordinary failure” of two student loan programs from investors....
  • Justin Simmons holding campaign fundraiser despite term limit pledge

    Justin Simmons holding campaign fundraiser despite term limit pledge
    HARRISBURG — Young, fresh and fiscally conservative, Justin Simmons positioned himself as a darling of the tea party movement in 2010. Pledging not to seek more than three terms in office, Simmons accused moderate incumbent state Rep. Karen Beyer,...
  • Lower Macungie's open space borrowing could have complications

    Lower Macungie's open space borrowing could have complications
    Lower Macungie commissioners, looking to borrow money to preserve land and pay for other township projects, are finding that taking out a bond could be more complicated than they expected. Commissioners, who have been discussing the possibility of...
  • East Penn School Board defends budget that calls for 3.8 percent tax hike

    East Penn School Board defends budget that calls for 3.8 percent tax hike
    Before voting Monday for a proposed final 2015-16 budget with a 3.78 percent tax increase, several East Penn school directors defended the budget process against criticism that the district should have worked harder to practice austerity. School Director...