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Janet Napolitano

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Powerful poison Ricin found in letter sent to U.S. senator

    Powerful poison Ricin found in letter sent to U.S. senator
    WASHINGTON -- An envelope laced with the lethal poison Ricin and addressed to a U.S. senator was found at a Maryland mail processing facility, officials said Tuesday. The envelope, intended for the office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), was discovered...
  • Jerry Brown questions new university leader's compensation

    SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor. Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
  • 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...
  • Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see

    Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see
    SAN DIEGO — Kathy Gomez estimates that U.S. Border Patrol agents catch 75% of the migrants who try to run through the strawberry fields at her farm near the border with Tijuana. Farther east, Miguel Diaz thinks the number hits 90% at his junkyard...
  • Officials demand more information about proposed immigration detention center

    Officials demand more information about proposed immigration detention center
    Joliet City Councilman Jim McFarland wants to hear firsthand – and publicly – what Corrections Corp. of America plans to do if it builds an immigration detention center in Joliet. McFarland, who called for a public meeting to learn about...
  • 'Our hearts are broken,' Oklahoma governor says of trapped kids

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke directly to citizens in her devastated state Monday night, saying, 'We are looking under every single piece of debris” for the missing after a massive tornado ripped apart the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. “...
  • After tornado, Obama offers support to Oklahoma governor

    WASHINGTON--President Obama called Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday evening to offer federal support for the communities hit by a devastating tornado, the White House said in a statement. Obama expressed his concern for those affected and offered all...
  • Behind all the hullabaloo ... the secret about those budget cuts

    There's a secret lurking behind all that weeping and wailing over those across-the-board cuts in federal spending now going into effect -- and beginning to filter through the economy: They're working. The emphasis in the news continues to be on the...
  • UC student leaders meet with new system president Napolitano

    UC student leaders meet with new system president Napolitano
    UC student leaders had their first meeting Tuesday with new UC system President Janet Napolitano and emerged saying they were “cautiously optimistic” that she would address their concerns, including those affecting students who were brought...