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  • Former Homeland Security watchdog comes under fire in Senate

    Former Homeland Security watchdog comes under fire in Senate
    WASHINGTON — The former top watchdog for the Homeland Security Department rewrote reports and slowed investigations at the request of senior staff for then-Secretary Janet Napolitano, a review conducted by Senate staff found. Charles K. Edwards,...
  • One in 10 of nation's bridges in urgent need of repair

    One in 10 of nation's bridges in urgent need of repair
    More than 63,000 bridges across the United States are in urgent need of repair, with Pennsylvania having the most, an analysis of recent federal data has found. The report, released on Thursday by the American Road and Transportation Builders...
  • L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects

    L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects
    A Los Angeles high school science teacher is returning to the classroom two months after being suspended over concerns that two students had assembled "dangerous" science projects under his supervision. Both projects overseen by teacher Greg Schiller...
  • LCF considers the need for high-speed Internet

    City Council members are grappling to find a balance between bringing needed technological infrastructure into La Caņada and maintaining safe and attractive thoroughfares. The issue came to light Monday when the council considered two appeals over the...
  • Climate-change play funded by feds heats up the skeptics

    WASHINGTON A new play about climate change opened Thursday in New York that's part thriller, part musical, part educational and all controversial. It's backed by Uncle Sam. The National Science Foundation, a federal agency, usually funds research...
  • Looking at cognitive loss and how it affects mortality

    Looking at cognitive loss and how it affects mortality
    Scientists trying to figure out the effect of memory on how much longer an older person will live say memory loss and problems with language and decision-making were both associated with increased mortality, but the association is stronger for people...
  • Ancient flying reptile from China fills evolutionary gap

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was the start of something big - really big. Scientists on Thursday said they have found a fossil from 163 million years ago that represents the oldest known example of a lineage of advanced flying reptiles that later would...
  • Why Sean Hannity Can't Win a Media Feud With Jon Stewart (VIDEO)

    Other than the not-inconsequential egos of cable-news personalities, it's hard to see Fox News' end game in its recent tit-for-tat squabbles with "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" - with the latest salvo coming from Sean Hannity. Stewart has had a...
  • U.S.-based stock funds attract $2.6 billion inflows: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds committed $2.6 billion to stock funds in the week ended April 23 after some strong corporate earnings drove a rebound in equities, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. The...
  • New York's 'Dr Vodka' dies in Miami Beach high-speed car crash

    MIAMI BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - New York alcohol entrepreneur Malcolm Lloyd, founder of the Double Cross vodka brand, was killed early Thursday morning in a high speed car crash near Miami Beach, police said. Lloyd, 42, was a passenger in a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hamden Resident Named Assistant Director Of Admissions At Quinnipiac University

    Paul Murray, of Hamden, has been appointed assistant director of admissions at Quinnipiac University. In his new position, Murray advises adult learners who are contemplating bachelor or graduate degrees from Quinnipiac University Online. "I completed...