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Janet Napolitano

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  • Jeh Johnson said to be Obama's choice to lead Homeland Security

    Jeh Johnson said to be Obama's choice to lead Homeland Security
    WASHINGTON — Jeh Johnson, a former Pentagon general counsel who established the legal frameworks for lethal drone strikes and for allowing gays to serve openly in the military, will be nominated by President Obama to be the next secretary of...
  • Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process

    Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process
    The high-profile and surprising choice of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process, echoing debates around the country about how higher-education leaders are...
  • UC President Napolitano calls for tuition freeze and more transfers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Presiding over her first regents meeting, new UC system President Janet Napolitano proposed Wednesday that tuition be frozen again next year and that a new focus should be placed on boosting the number of community college students who...
  • After Janet Napolitano's hiring, UC system's secret process criticized

    The surprise selection of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process. Supporters of a more open method say that better decisions are made when three or four...
  • Sequesterville

    The Broadway musical "Annie" is enjoying another revival on Broadway. The show opened during the Carter administration when America was in need of some optimism. "The sun'll come out tomorrow," sang Annie, and with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980,...
  • Napolitano starts UC presidency, promises to listen and learn

    Napolitano starts UC presidency, promises to listen and learn
    Janet Napolitano begins her new job as University of California president Monday, promising to "listen and learn" about the many issues facing the sprawling 10-campus university system. Napolitano, who recently resigned as U.S. secretary of Homeland...
  • Jeh Johnson confirmed as Homeland Security secretary

    Jeh Johnson confirmed as Homeland Security secretary
    WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Jeh Johnson as the next secretary of Homeland Security on Monday, capping a smooth approval process for the high-profile post. The former Pentagon general counsel will take office this week after a 78-16 vote,...
  • Obama picks three gay athletes to represent U.S. at Sochi Olympics

    Obama picks three gay athletes to represent U.S. at Sochi Olympics
    UPDATE: Olympic figure skating gold medalist Brian Boitano came out in a statement Thursday, making him the third openly gay athlete on the White House's Sochi delegation. In August, President Barack Obama told Jay Leno he had "no patience" for Russia's...
  • Talk back: Is Janet Napolitano a good choice for UC president?

    Talk back: Is Janet Napolitano a good choice for UC president?
    In an unusual move, putting a national-level politician in a position usually held by an academic, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano was selected to lead the University of California system, The Times reported Friday morning. The...
  • Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC

    Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC
    Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...
  • Fire truck ran over Asiana plane crash victim, S.F. police say

    San Francisco police confirmed Friday that a fire truck responding to the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash hit one of the 16-year-old victims, but emphasized that coroner's officials had yet to determine her cause of death. Gordon Shyy, public...