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  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

    By Alister Doyle OSLO, (Reuters) - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures....
  • American University rejects divesting its fossil-fuel assets

    By Robin Respaut (Reuters) - Trustees at American University voted on Friday to keep the fossil fuel-related investments held in the school's $550 million endowment fund. The decision was a major disappointment for a student-led campaign to push U.S....
  • Illumina teams with U.S. government, researchers to sequence Ebola

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Gene sequencing equipment maker Illumina has teamed up with the U.S. government and academic researchers at the Broad Institute in Boston to train scientists in West Africa to improve tracking of how the Ebola virus is mutating in...
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead

    Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead
    — In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that....
  • Spliddit helps divide bills, credit, material items fairly

    PITTSBURGH Dividing bills, credit and material items between two people is a fairly simple and straightforward task. But it can often be more complicated to get a fair split when three or more people are involved, which is the whole idea behind a new...
  • Thousands mourn U.S.-Israeli rabbi killed in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews swayed in prayer at the funeral of U.S.-Israeli rabbi Moshe Twersky, a descendant of two rabbinical dynasties who was killed on Tuesday alongside three other rabbis in a Palestinian attack on a...
  • L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher

    L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher
    Nicco Mele, the Internet strategist credited with pushing political campaigns into the digital era, has been named deputy publisher of the Los Angeles Times. "We intend to be one of the great journalism organizations of the 21st century, not just the...
  • Harvard, UNC sued over use of race in admissions decisions

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A nonprofit legal defense group sued Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday, alleging the schools' admission practices discriminate against Asian-American and white applicants....
  • Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday

    Krauthammer to speak in Norfolk on Tuesday
    For a political columnist, there is no better or more exciting time that the weeks right before and right after an election. So Charles Krauthammer is coming to Hampton Roads at just the right time. Krauthammer, whose syndicated column runs in the Daily...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...