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  • San Diego test scores continue improving

    San Diego test scores continue improving
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Unified School District students improved their performance on the California Standards Test for the seventh consecutive year, although mathematics remained an area in need of extra support, according to a presentation to the...
  • On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy

    On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy
    MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
  • Top weekend shows: Riot Fest, Hideout Block Party, Handsome Family, Lightning Bolt

    Riot Fest: For the first time the annual punk festival expands outdoors for two days in Humboldt Park (opening night will be indoors at the Congress Theatre), and the lineup has some of its heaviest hitters yet, including Iggy and the Stooges, Elvis...
  • Nellie Cathryn Strand Sept. 24, 1913-Aug. 14, 2012

    Nellie Cathryn Strand Sept. 24, 1913-Aug. 14, 2012
    Nellie Cathryn Strand September 24, 1913 to August 14, 2012. Nellie Cathryn Strand was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who lived to be 98 years old (just one month shy of 99), outliving her husband Paul and two of her children,...
  • Banned sex workers find sympathy from AIDS meeting organizers

    Banned sex workers find sympathy from AIDS meeting organizers
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the world's largest AIDS conference kicks off in the United States for the first time in 22 years, activists want to ensure the voice of sex workers is not silenced in the discussion of how to overcome the global epidemic. As...
  • New bill to aid long-term unemployed to be introduced

     
    The economy might be in recovery, but there are still millions of people without work, and millions who have exhausted all the unemployment benefits available to them. That's why two Democratic congresspeople are introducing a bill Wednesday to extend...
  • Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    Carl Bernstein, left, and Bob Woodward in 2005, when the identity of Deep Throat was revealed. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images To mark the 40th anniversary of  the Watergate break-in, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will sit for a “Face the...
  • Officers names can be released in UC Davis incident, judge rules

     
    Siding with the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee, an Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday ordered the release of the names of UC Davis police officers that were removed from a critical report on the pepper-spraying of student protesters....
  • Mexico signs anti-piracy treaty, setting up battle with activists

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico this week quietly signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, a controversial multinational treaty that sponsors say protects intellectual property but opponents call an assault on privacy and freedom of expression....
  • Mickey Mouse takes sides in contested Senate primaries

     
    Walt Disney World is taking sides in two of the most closely watched Republican state Senate primaries in Florida, according to updated election records, backing Reps. Jeff Brandes and Rachel Burgin. Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, is facing fellow St....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...