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  • New LCF mayor makes council assignments

    New LCF mayor makes council assignments
    On Monday, newly appointed La Cañada Flintridge Mayor Mike Davitt presented his list of mayor assignments, designating City Council members to various internal and external committees and boards representing both the council and the city. The list...
  • Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling

    Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling
    Italy's highest court has once more delayed a ruling on whether it will affirm a lower court's decision ordering the Getty Museum to return one of its most prized antiquities, the so-called Getty Bronze, to Italy after 36 years as one of the foremost...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    The tea party lives -- in Europe
    While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are calling elections for seats in the...
  • Britain's NHS is a lesson for America's VA

    Britain's NHS is a lesson for America's VA
    President Barack Obama Wednesday replayed a familiar scenario when dealing with scandal, in this case delays for treatment, deaths, alleged cover-ups and other acts of malfeasance reported at Veterans Administration hospitals in the United States: first...
  • Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]

    Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]
    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born in...
  • Sony Lands Edward Snowden Story For Bond Producers

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has optioned the film rights to the book "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" with the James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions producing the pic....
  • The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked

    The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked
    A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.  Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
  • Russian aggression driving Ukrainians toward EU, NATO, poll finds

    Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and alleged support of pro-Russia separatists elsewhere in Ukraine are driving more and more Ukrainians to seek alliance with the European Union and NATO, a Kiev social researcher reported Wednesday....
  • Nevada GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval is popular, but not within his party

    Nevada GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval is popular, but not within his party
    As Republicans struggle to win Latino support and extend their toehold in the West, they could turn to the GOP's Brian Sandoval for help. The first Latino governor in Nevada history, he is young (by political standards), Hollywood handsome and...
  • At least 13 killed as Taliban launches spring offensive in Afghanistan

    Taliban assailants stormed a government complex in eastern Afghanistan and raided police checkpoints on Monday in a series of attacks that killed at least 13 people and marked the start of what the insurgent group dubbed a new spring offensive....
  • Can taxing plug-in cars help repair the Highway Trust Fund?

    Can taxing plug-in cars help repair the Highway Trust Fund?
    A tax on virtue or a matter of fairness? The question ripples through states trying to prop up their ever-shrinking highway funds while eyeing the "free ride" enjoyed by green vehicle owners. The fast-growing cohort of people who drive zero- and low-...