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  • Goodell says his job not on the line

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3 with NOW calling for resignation Goodell says his job not on the line NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who has come under nationwide criticism for his handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice...
  • Californians cut water use 7.5% in July as drought continues

    Californians cut water use 7.5% in July as drought continues
    Californians have shown a quick about-face and have started cutting back on water usage in urban areas, the State Water Resources Control Board announced Tuesday. Using water production as an indicator of urban use, the board reported a 7.5% reduction...
  • Wal-Mart joins U.S. crop-tour fever seeking food chain edge

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Retail giant Wal-Mart joined a group of volunteers counting corn ears and soybean pods in fields in the United States recently in a clear sign traditional crop tours are expanding their appeal from farmers and traders to all those with...
  • Roger Goodell Says Job Not On Line; Won't 'Rule Out' Ray Rice Return

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who has come under nationwide criticism for his handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiance, said he doesn't believe his job is in jeopardy. "I'm used to criticism. I'm used to...
  • China's battle plans in war on air pollution under scrutiny

    China's battle plans in war on air pollution under scrutiny
    Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China. So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
  • New EU Commission gives key economic posts to France, Britain

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The incoming head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, unveiled an EU executive team on Wednesday that handed key economic responsibilities to French and British politicians but overseen by others in a new-look hierarchy....
  • In Syria, Obama must win trust to beat Islamic State

    BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Before the United States can beat Islamic State in Syria, it will have to win the confidence of mainstream Sunni rebels who blame Washington for leaving them outgunned by the Islamists and further than ever from toppling President...
  • Tempers flare as mass flood evacuations begin in Kashmir

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Floods that have killed 450 people in India and Pakistan began to recede on Wednesday giving rescue teams a chance to evacuate thousands of villagers stranded by the heaviest rainfall in 50 years in the heavily militarized and...
  • When is a professional not a professional?

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm in my early 20s, a high school graduate and am now thinking about becoming a food nutrition consultant. But the cost and time required for a four-year college program worry me. A girlfriend mentioned an online six-month course offering...
  • U.N. climate agency reports carbon dioxide growing at alarming rate

    Carbon dioxide accumulation in the atmosphere reached a record high last year and grew at the fastest rate in 30 years, the United Nations' climate agency reported Tuesday. The World Meteorological Organization's latest Greenhouse Gas Bulletin "injected...
  • UC money plan aids environment, but divestment uncertain

    UC money plan aids environment, but divestment uncertain
    A UC panel proposed Tuesday that environmental and social issues should influence how the system invests its $91 billion in endowment and retirement funds. But the group stopped short of endorsing the sell off of holdings in the fossil fuel industries...