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  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.

    Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peņa Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
  • Bombings in Iraq target Shiites, kill dozens

    A wave of bombings struck majority Shiite Muslim areas of Baghdad and two other Iraqi cities Monday, killing at least four dozen people in an apparently worsening spiral of sectarian bloodletting. In the deadliest incident, a suicide bomber set off...
  • Solve this math problem: The gender gap

    Solve this math problem: The gender gap
    Earlier this month, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal — "math's Nobel Prize." This is a cause for celebration, but also for reflection. Things are definitely better than they once were for women in...
  • Cloning Capt. Ron Johnson [Commentary]

    Cloning Capt. Ron Johnson [Commentary]
    One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic. In the past week, we were treated to widely retweeted photos purporting to show Capt. Ron Johnson of...
  • After men, lesbians report the most orgasms during sex

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Single lesbians report having orgasms more often than heterosexual women but both gay and straight men still come out on top of the climax chart, a new report says. Researchers at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex,...
  • U.N. rights boss condemns 'widespread' Islamic State crimes in Iraq

    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes being committed by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners and "ethnic and religious cleansing". The...
  • China executes eight on terrorism charges; all appear to be Uighurs

    China executes eight on terrorism charges; all appear to be Uighurs
    Eight people convicted of terrorism, including three accused of masterminding last October’s deadly vehicle explosion in Tiananmen Square, have been executed, China’s state-run media said Saturday. It was not clear exactly when or where...
  • In Ferguson, protest or vote?

    In Ferguson, protest or vote?
    Not all the residents of Ferguson, Mo., are black; not all of them are out protesting; and some think the protesters are neglecting a better avenue for change. "There are so many people here that don't vote, but they think they have the rights to...
  • Quotas are no way to close the political gender gap

    To the editor: Nancy Cohen's plan for attaining gender equality in California's Legislature is terrible. We do not need to double the number of seats and divvy them up by gender. What we need is for more women to run for the existing 120 seats. ("How to...
  • For women in Chiapas, hoping and working toward a 'life free of violence'

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico �� When a pending downpour forced Lesvia Entzin Gomez to return to her mother-in-law's without the apples she had left to cut, her drunken, enraged husband pulled out a shotgun. "I did not think he had a...
  • Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history

    Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history
    Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Mo., a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts. Both incidents unfolded on...