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Janet Napolitano

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  • Another thing to admire about Janet Yellen: Her hair!

    News stories about Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve have all stated one obvious fact: If confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold that position. But there’s an even more significant barrier Yellen is breaching. She&...
  • Janet Napolitano gets mixed reception during visit to UCLA

    Janet Napolitano gets mixed reception during visit to UCLA
    New University of California President Janet Napolitano received a mixed reception Friday during her first official visit to UCLA, facing protesters who dislike her past policies as U.S.  secretary of Homeland Security but also meeting with student...
  • Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief

    Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief
    WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to nominate former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be secretary of Homeland Security, a senior administration official confirmed Thursday. Obama is expected to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the...
  • 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...
  • Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet

    Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet
    Opponents of a proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet turned up the volume of their criticism this month. Gov. Pat Quinn last week joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposing...
  • 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...
  • Obama lauds Janet Napolitano as she leaves Cabinet to run UC system

    Obama lauds Janet Napolitano as she leaves Cabinet to run UC system
    President Obama on Friday thanked Janet Napolitano for her four years of service as Homeland Security secretary and credited her with helping make the country safer before wishing her well in her new role as president of the University of California...
  • Woman with 'visions' found Menifee boy's body, officials say

    Woman with 'visions' found Menifee boy's body, officials say
    Authorities confirmed Friday that the volunteer citizen who located the body of a missing Menifee boy was Pam Ragland, a woman who says she found the child using her "intuition." The Riverside County Sheriff's Department received a call just before 1 a....
  • 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...
  • Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today

    Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today
    The dispute over hundreds of fire rings that blaze nightly on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches has been raging for months, but is expected to come to a head today as the South Coast Air Quality Management District meets to vote on new restrictions....
  • 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...