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  • President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour

    President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
    WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it....
  • Former Middletown Councilman Klattenberg Retires

    Former Middletown Councilman Klattenberg Retires
    MIDDLETOWN — After 20 years in local politics, including eight terms as a city councilman, Ronald Klattenberg has retired and will move to Cape Cod later this month. Klattenberg, 66, was chairman of the Eckersley Hall Building Committee, which has...
  • Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water

    Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water
    LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city. For six years, the Southern Nevada Water...
  • Local Voices, Apr. 17

    Influence of the wealthy In regard to your April 3 editorial supporting the Supreme Court decision to eliminate limits to total campaign contributions, I think your viewpoint is quite skewed. Where you say "Government policy is too important for those...
  • Coachella 2014: Going native at the festival's makeover tent

    Coachella 2014: Going native at the festival's makeover tent
    Here's a telling statistic about the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival: On the first of two three-day weekends more than 3,000 people paused to have their makeup or hair styled by professionals. With approximately 90,000 people attending per...
  • Air quality board to consider another relaxation of diesel rules

    Air quality board to consider another relaxation of diesel rules
    California air quality officials are again moving to relax tough rules to clean up aging diesel trucks that are among the state's worst remaining sources of air pollution. The changes being considered this week by the state Air Resources Board come in...
  • Bears face deadly consequences when humans behave badly

    Bears face deadly consequences when humans behave badly
    Bad news, bears: You lose. Game over. See you later, alligator. You have much in common with that species. Neither of you plays nice with humans sometimes. Or is it the other way around? I'm not blaming you guys for the trouble you've caused...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Evidence on climate change aside, it's business as usual

    The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get." Despite mounting evidence that global warming is an urgent crisis, emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases grew faster between 2000 and...
  • Bald eagles nesting near Turnpike in Deerfield

    A tree next to Florida's Turnpike may not be the most likely place for a bald eagle couple to make their home. But within 100 yards of the rushing traffic stands a bald eagle nest with at least one chick, the second active nest known to exist in...
  • New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead

    New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead
    Steelhead trout once packed the natural pools of Southern California's spawning rivers — that is, until the waterways were transformed into concrete drainage canals in the 1930s to protect the burgeoning flatlands from flooding. The last steelhead...