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  • L.A. heatwave: Don't be piggish about electricity use, and everyone can stay pretty cool

    L.A. heatwave: Don't be piggish about electricity use, and everyone can stay pretty cool
    What are your air conditioning usage ethics? Are you in the “one for all” or the “all for me” camp? The Department of Water and Power has been sending out pleas for several days, begging Angelenos  to “conserve energy use...
  • Rangers stay aggressive on basepaths under Bogar

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers have a new interim manager in Tim Bogar but the same aggressive philosophy on the basepaths they had under former manager Ron Washington. "That's...
  • Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.  After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior of a C-...
  • How does new Ford Mustang fit in amid self-driving cars, mpg rules?

    How does new Ford Mustang fit in amid self-driving cars, mpg rules?
    Sales of the 2015 Ford Mustang – the sixth generation in the 50-year history of the sports coupe – start in the coming months. In advance of those sales, Ford brought a fleet of 50 early-production Mustangs to Southern California and plans...
  • Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

    Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs? That was one of the questions at the heart of a congressional hearing this summer seeking to understand more comprehensively the scientific evidence related to marijuana....
  • A treasure-trove beyond words

     A treasure-trove beyond words
    I joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1981. On the day after I moved to Hyde Park, a young English professor told me, in hushed tones, "The best thing about the University of Chicago is the Sem Co-op." He added, as if he were...
  • Niki de Saint Phalle shoots to kill at Paris retrospective

    By Alexandria Sage PARIS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Shooting a .22 caliber rifle at a plaster-covered canvas concealing bags of paint launched Niki de Saint Phalle to the height of the avant-garde international art world in 1961. The demolished results,...
  • Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

    MULTAN Pakistan (Reuters) - Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives. "India...
  • Film Review: 'Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?'

    The spirit is willing but the filmmaking is oh so weak in "Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?," the last installment of a cinematic trilogy based on Ayn Rand's 1957 screed in epic novel form. Pic represents a certain leap of faith, as 2011's "Part I"...
  • Mideast Christians urge Arabs lead fight against Islamic State

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Middle East Christian leaders called on Muslim governments and religious authorities on Tuesday to condemn Islamic State for its assault on minority religious communities and to take the lead in efforts to destroy its power in Iraq...
  • What is happening to our world?

    What is happening to our world?
    The lights dimmed in Britain and various other European counties at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the War to End All Wars. At 11 p.m., Aug. 4, 1914 England declared war on Germany. Trench...