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  • Burns, first female federal judge in Connecticut, to retire

    Judge Ellen Bree Burns, the first woman to serve on the federal bench in Connecticut, is retiring after 37 years of overseeing cases in U.S. District Court. Burns announced Thursday that she will retire March 31. She currently works at the federal...
  • Guest Column: There's no denying L.A.'s climate appeal

    Guest Column: There's no denying L.A.'s climate appeal
    Everyone knows what the legendary crossing of the United States to California is like: Calistoga wagons baking near dried-up water holes, Okies in overheated cars, stumbling miners crazed with thirst (have you ever known of one who wasn’t?)....
  • Renewable energy is a California success story

    Renewable energy is a California success story
    In 2011, Solyndra, a California-based solar panel manufacturer, defaulted on a $535-million federal loan and went bankrupt. Critics argued that this proved renewable energy was hopelessly impractical and expensive and that federal and state policies to...
  • Whale watching now year-round activity in San Diego

    Whale watching now year-round activity in San Diego
    Once limited to the winter months, whale watching off San Diego is now a year-round activity that comes with a guarantee of a sighting. On a recent day on the Pacific Ocean, it took just less than an hour away from the dock for Capt. Troy Sears to...
  • Bush cropped out of Selma photo

    Bush cropped out of Selma photo
    I am disappointed that the Associated Press photograph of the Selma bridge march on the front page of the Sunday edition was edited to remove all but a forearm of former President George W. Bush as he marched with President Barack Obama ("President...
  • Exploring Gulf could help U.S. achieve energy independence

    Exploring Gulf could help U.S. achieve energy independence
    In 1977, President Jimmy Carter established the U.S. Department of Energy, with — among other things — the goal of making America completely energy independent. We have pursued this laudable goal in a variety of ways, through the development...
  • 'Lefty' Kreh recounts nearly 70 years of fishing for dorado, tarpon and one pterodactyl

    'Lefty' Kreh recounts nearly 70 years of fishing for dorado, tarpon and one pterodactyl
    There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined...
  • Jimmy Carter memoir to be published in July

    Not many ex-presidents have lived to age 90, and Jimmy Carter wants to share the experience. Simon & Schuster announced Friday that Carter's "A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety" will be published July 7. The book will include his thoughts on his...
  • Former Vice President Walter Mondale released from hospital

    Former Vice President Walter Mondale has been released from the hospital after being treated for the flu. Mayo Clinic spokeswoman Kelley Luckstein said Mondale was treated Friday night for flu and cold symptoms and was doing well enough to be released on...
  • Scarlett Johansson corrects Internet, Travolta not creepy

    "I CAN'T give you the formula for success, but I can give you one for failure -- try to please everyone." Tracy Brooks Swope Avildsen insists this was said by her grandfather Herbert Bayard Swope at the Freedom House Dinner in the '40s. Tracy is annoyed...
  • Jimmy Carter, Condoleezza Rice to speak at tribute for Hesburgh

    Jimmy Carter, Condoleezza Rice to speak at tribute for Hesburgh
    Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz will speak at a tribute to the late Rev. Theodore Hesburgh. Hesburgh, who was Notre Dame's president for 35...