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  • Republicans look to improve brand, tech skills in Silicon Valley

    Republicans look to improve brand, tech skills in Silicon Valley
    It's not easy being a conservative in Silicon Valley. People who lean to the right are vastly outnumbered in the nation's high-tech hub, and say they sometimes have to downplay their views. "It does make you stand out a little bit. You have to be...
  • Devine marks seventh female council member in Glendale's 108-year history

    Devine marks seventh female council member in Glendale's 108-year history
    When former Glendale Councilwoman Eileen Givens went knocking on doors to campaign for the first time, some residents told her they couldn’t vote for her because there was already a woman on the council, as if the token seat was occupied. PHOTOS:...
  • Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation

    Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation
    Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees. But that reputation, and maybe even the...
  • Modi's BJP puts political twist on local Indian sex abuse case

    BANGALORE India (Reuters) - A local sexual abuse case took on national political overtones on Monday as students from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accused a state government run by the country's main opposition of inaction. Hundreds of students...
  • Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay

    Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay
    Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the...
  • Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

      Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality
    Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, N.C., Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse. Eaton is black. The three men...
  • Reforming Egypt's black market - high hurdles, big rewards

    CAIRO (Reuters) - The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi must first restore another asset that has depreciated over the years: the trust of a wary public....
  • Pérez calls off recount in California controller runoff

    Pérez calls off recount in California controller runoff
    Assemblyman John A. Pérez ended the recount in the controller race on Friday, halting a process that many have criticized as a weakness in California election laws. The decision from Pérez, a Los Angeles Democrat, assures Betty Yee, a Bay Area...
  • Distortion of Foley's Words By Rival McKinney Draws Criticism

    Distortion of Foley's Words By Rival McKinney Draws Criticism
    HARTFORD – Retouching images to make them look sinister and taking quotes out of context to hammer home an attack have long been staples of negative political ads. But manipulating an audio clip to distort a rival's words? "That crosses a line,''...
  • Are black voters turning against Obama? [Commentary]

    Are black voters turning against Obama? [Commentary]
    It may be too soon to label it a trend, and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans. Last Friday in Chicago, a group of...
  • 'Fiddler' playwright Joseph Stein's son: Arguing politics with 'Tevye'

    When my father, "Fiddler on the Roof" playwright Joseph Stein, died in October 2010 at 98, my eulogy began with an anecdote from a few years earlier, when he'd fallen ill en route to from New York to Connecticut. "How do you feel?" asked an EMS guy....