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  • CdM student chosen conference delegate

    For the first time in six years, a Corona del Mar High School student will serve as a delegate at the YMCA's Youth and Government Conference on National Affairs. Matilda Bress, a junior at CdM, is one of 25 California students who will travel to North...
  • Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases

    Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases
    Aiming to reduce sexual assault on campus, the federal government Thursday disclosed that 55 colleges and universities, including four in California, are under investigation for possibly violating the law in their handling of sexual violence and...
  • Screen Australia Under Threat After Audit Report

    HONG KONG - Australian producers have reacted angrily to a proposal by the government auditor that film and TV support body Screen Australia should lose half its funding. In a recently published review of government spending the Commission of Audit...
  • Car bomb attacks in Syria kill 18, including 11 children

    Car bomb attacks in Syria kill 18, including 11 children
    A pair of car bombs in Syria’s central Hama province killed 18 people, including 11 children, state media reported Friday. The bombings were the latest in a series of attacks by both sides in the country's civil war that have caused escalating...
  • Two dead in Egypt violence; more than a dozen injured

    Two dead in Egypt violence; more than a dozen injured
    A soldier and a police officer were killed and more than a dozen people were injured as Egypt was rocked by three explosions Friday, raising fear of an increase in violence before the presidential election this month. Two of the attacks were suicide...
  • Kerry pushes for 'critical' talks over South Sudan

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry pressed South Sudan's president Friday to meet face-to-face with a longtime rival in talks he said were crucial to end fighting that has left thousands of people dead and displaced about a million others. Kerry flew into...
  • European security official decries attacks on journalists in Ukraine

    As attacks escalated Friday on journalists covering the unrest in eastern Ukraine, a European security official denounced "brutal violence, kidnappings and intimidation" by pro-Russia gunmen occupying Ukrainian government buildings across a 200-mile swath...
  • Cattle rancher Cliven Bundy's sons seek local investigation of feds

    Cattle rancher Cliven Bundy's sons seek local investigation of feds
    LAS VEGAS -- Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s armed standoff against the federal government over grazing rights was back at high pitch Friday when the cattleman’s family marched into Las Vegas Metropolitan Police headquarters here, demanding that...
  • Medicaid expansion is the final battle in war over Obamacare

    The final battles of any war often are the bloodiest. They're waged by the last holdouts, dead-enders desperate to prove to themselves and their dwindling followers that their efforts were not in vain. The final battle of the war over the Affordable...
  • Cease-fire accord said to be reached in Syrian city of Homs

    A cease-fire accord has reportedly been struck that would bring the war-battered Old City of Homs back under government control by allowing the evacuation of hundreds of rebels, according to various reports Friday. The deal, if it is implemented,...
  • Reps. Mike Honda, Tom McClintock find reelection no longer a lock

    Reps. Mike Honda, Tom McClintock find reelection no longer a lock
    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Rep. Mike Honda is a champion of liberal Democrats, Rep. Tom McClintock a rock-ribbed Republican. Both are faithful to their parties' orthodoxy and represent Northern California districts heavily tilted in their favor. In the...