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  • High-tech effort calls up smartphones for Ebola battle

    High-tech effort calls up smartphones for Ebola battle
    The tutued young woman, the court interpreter and the middle-aged dad wearing a jester's cap in Seattle Seahawks colors traipsed down to the Living Computer Museum here Saturday morning with a single goal in mind. They wanted to help stamp out Ebola....
  • In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
    Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander Pushkin, listened to the symphonies of Peter Tchaikovsky and heard the propaganda that life here was better than...
  • As UC regents debate tuition hike, Brown may hold sway

    The UC regents begin deliberations next week on a proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% over each of the next five years. And although each member ostensibly has an equal vote, one may well have the strongest sway on public opinion and UC finances:...
  • In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5% yearly

    A key UC regents committee on Wednesday moved to raise tuition as much as 5% in each of the next five years after a debate that pitted the state's most powerful political leaders against administrators of the system. The full board of regents is...
  • Obama's plan of action on immigration may derail Republican agenda

    Rising Republican hostility toward President Obama's impending immigration plan is as intense as has ever existed between the White House and the GOP. House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio says the president's executive action — expected to be...
  • President Obama's immigration plans hard to block, legal experts say

    President Obama's immigration plans hard to block, legal experts say
    Just a year ago, President Obama was among those who doubted he had the power to halt deportations of millions of immigrants living in the country illegally. Asked in a 2013 Telemundo interview whether he would heed calls to expand his deportation-...
  • Unease over economy, Obama may turn Iowans redder — if they vote at all

    Hillary Rodham Clinton had been to town the night before to energize voters, and just that morning another good report on the economy had been released in Washington. But as Jay Johnson emptied cardboard boxes into a trash bin outside Ace Hardware —...
  • Three U.S. citizens last seen with police in Mexico are found dead

    Three U.S. citizens who were in Mexico visiting their father and were last seen in the custody of police have been killed along with a friend, authorities said Friday. Their bodies, each with a gunshot to the head, have been identified by relatives,...
  • A day of too many dead in Mexico

    This time, there are not enough candles, not enough wreaths, altars or prayers to recognize the dead. The dead and the likely dead are all around this small, scruffy city. Clandestine graves dot the hillsides like the wild yellow flowers that blanket...
  • Lava's slow approach is reshaping Hawaii village life

    Lava from Kilauea's bubbling new vent has yet to swallow a single home or close a key thoroughfare, but the volcano has changed everything in this little town on the Big Island. National Guard members are a 24/7 presence. Roadblocks keep disaster...
  • Senate report says CIA torture methods yielded no useful intelligence

    The CIA's brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects from 2002 to 2008 led to false confessions and fabricated information, produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks and were so badly run that the CIA lost track of captives,...