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  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Expanding joint plan with Iran on uranium is best course for U.S.

    After long and intense negotiations, the so-called P5-plus-1 nations (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) and Iran finally agreed to extend the deadline for their ongoing talks until July 1. This was the second time both...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Bruce Rauner, political rookie, rises to claim governorship

    Bruce Rauner, political rookie, rises to claim governorship
    As the first Republican to claim victory in an Illinois governor election in 16 years, Bruce Rauner is poised to¬† fulfill at least one of his campaign promises — shaking up Springfield. “Are you ready for a new direction? Are you ready to...
  • Princeton agrees to revise policies after violating antidiscrimination law

    Princeton University violated a federal antidiscrimination law by not "promptly and equitably" responding to complaints of sexual violence, in one case allowing a sexually hostile environment to continue for one student, the U.S. Department of Education...
  • 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...