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  • Climate change causes prostitution? Rep. Barbara Lee explains

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
  • Key lawmaker: House will be 'more thoughtful' on Internet sales tax

    Key lawmaker: House will be 'more thoughtful' on Internet sales tax
    WASHINGTON -- A key House committee chairman said his panel would take a "more thoughtful" approach to legislation allowing states to force retailers to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases. His comments signaled that momentum from Monday's easy...
  • Military sex crime record should bring shame

    Maybe, in the end, we will thank Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinksi, head of the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention Unit, who was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery early Sunday after a woman reported he drunkenly approached her in a parking lot and...
  • Sexual assaults in military: 'Little monsters' now in charge

    Sexual assaults in military: 'Little monsters' now in charge
    Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin. She is...
  • Planned Parenthood in Trouble

    Planned Parenthood in Trouble
    The movement to dump practically all federal funding for Planned Parenthood is sending shockwaves across America.  On the surface this is about trimming the national deficit.  But, make no mistake, there are strong political undertones here and Planned...
  • Steinberg: Steriods not for sports

    Warren Moon, the late coach Bill Walsh, Ken Dorsey and I testified before the California Senate and Assembly several years back supporting a bill by State Senator Jackie Speier to ban steroids and dangerous supplements from high school students and...
  • Duckworth criticizes Walsh on abortion

    Duckworth criticizes Walsh on abortion
    Democrat Tammy Duckworth today campaigned with a California congresswoman who said she had to have an abortion to save her life as part of Duckworth's ongoing effort to highlight her differences with Republican Rep. Joe Walsh. The appearance with...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • California do-not-track-bill could lead the nation in online privacy laws

     
    California may end up leading the way in creating laws that could end the siphoning of personal data and surfing habits on the Internet by web browsers and websites. State Sen. Alan Lowenthanl (D-Long Beach) introduced legislation on Wednesday that...
  • Internet privacy: Lawmakers offer new proposals allowing consumers to stop online tracking

     
    The push for new laws to protect online privacy -- particularly the ability of websites to track people's movements across the Internet -- gained momentum Friday as key lawmakers said they would propose new legislation. Senate Commerce Committee...
  • Congressional leaders reach agreement on pipeline safety

     
    House and Senate leaders on Thursday reached agreement on tougher safety rules for the nation’s vast network of pipelines in the wake of a spate of incidents including a deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno last year that killed eight people and...