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  • Newport council election has unaccustomed feistiness

    Even as councils in neighboring cities have come to accept sharply split votes along political lines as the norm, elected officials in Newport Beach have long said they've avoided letting ideological differences get in the way of prudent decision-making....
  • Similarities between Democrats, Republicans make them so different

    Similarities between Democrats, Republicans make them so different
    One idea gaining currency among psychologists and political scientists is that Democrats and Republicans are politically polarized because they are fundamentally different. As one science journalist concluded after reviewing the literature: "A large...
  • Conservatives Favor Fox News, While Liberals Trust CNN, NPR, MSNBC - Study

    The most ardent conservatives overwhelmingly favor Fox News as a trusted source of information, while the strongest liberals tend to place their faith in a broader array of news outlets , but not in one over others, according to a new study on media...
  • Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected

    Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected
    Towson University professor Andrew Reiner is concerned that the desire to be "liked" online has bled into the real-life interactions of some of his students. He wants to change that. Reiner, a lecturer in English in Towson's Honors College, says...
  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
  • 'Gotham' recap, 'Viper'

    'Gotham' recap, 'Viper'
    Another day, another mass panic in Gotham.  In the episode titled “Viper,” Stan Potolsky, a biochemist with the heart of an evil philosopher, unleashed a potent drug on Gotham. Viper induced euphoria and super human strength, followed by a...
  • Use of force against Islamic State is justified, Obama tells U.N.

    President Obama emphatically defended his decision to expand the air campaign against violent extremists in the Middle East, vowing before world leaders Wednesday that he would speak “the language of force” with terrorists who threaten America...
  • Cautious optimism in Dallas as 43 people declared 'Ebola free'

    Cautious optimism in Dallas as 43 people declared 'Ebola free'
    Dallas County officials on Monday expressed relief with the end of Ebola monitoring for most of the first group of 48 people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the virus on Oct. 8. “Today is a milestone day, it’s a hurdle...
  • Terrorism at mall shows how common concern unites us

    War! Imagine that you're on the front line in battle. Bombs exploding, bullets whizzing past your ear. The soldier next to you is slowly bleeding to death. Worse yet, you've run out of ammunition. Correction — you never had any ammo to begin with....
  • Calling all techies: See top trending tech jobs

    DEAR JOYCE: Am in my early 20s and have been working as tech support for four years. Now I am ready to commit to formal study to become a technology professional. I'll be doing informational interviews to help me choose specific specializations. Where can...
  • UConn's Defense Not Out To Make The Highlight Reels

    UConn's Defense Not Out To Make The Highlight Reels
    STORRS — UConn football coach Bob Diaco's defensive background has been well-documented, including his 2012 Notre Dame defense that led the Fighting Irish to the BCS national championship game. The Huskies (1-5) haven't been forcing turnovers like...