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  • Republicans have no mandate because they offered no agenda

    Republicans have no mandate because they offered no agenda
    In the early 3rd century B.C., after King Pyrrhus of Epirus again took brutal casualties in defeating the Romans, he told one person who offered congratulations, "If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined." In...
  • Climate breakthrough

    Climate breakthrough
    The deal made by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama to limit greenhouse gases from those two nations represents the most significant action in the fight against climate change in years. Suddenly, it appears international progress is...
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sued over Mexican gray wolf recovery plan

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sued over Mexican gray wolf recovery plan
    Conservation organizations on Wednesday sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to force it to complete a long overdue, legally required recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, the lobo of Southwestern lore. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in...
  • UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed

    UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed
    A deal between China and the United States to combat global warming is "heartening" although it falls short of the action needed to avert the worst impacts, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists said on Wednesday. China said 2030 would be...
  • Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal

    Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal
    Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday wasted no time in criticizing what they called President Barack Obama's "one-sided" climate deal with China, using the announcement to declare war on the administration's plan to use executive actions to...
  • Del. Frank Conaway Jr. resigns from City Hall job amid investigation

    Del. Frank Conaway Jr. resigns from City Hall job amid investigation
    State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. resigned from his job in the City Hall mail room Wednesday amid allegations that he misused city resources by posting a series of rambling videos online in which he referred to himself as "meta," discussed Sasquatch and...
  • Group sues to block fracking rules from being published

    Group sues to block fracking rules from being published
    A group of residents from southern Illinois is suing the governor and the director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in an attempt to block the publication of rules governing horizontal hydraulic fracturing. The lawsuit, filed Monday in...
  • Grasping diversity in domestic violence: My Word

    Domestic violence is not and has never been a "one-size-fits-all" social issue. The impact of violence touches the wealthy and the poor, the old and the young, and everyone in between. In the 34 years that Harbor House has been helping survivors of...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year

    State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year
    The O'Malley administration has struck a deal to buy a Kent County farm for $2.8 million and then lease it for $1 a year to a company controlled by an organic farmer and Democratic campaign donor. The proposal has drawn criticism from businesses that...