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  • CIA drones have broader list of targets

    CIA drones have broader list of targets
    Reporting from Washington -- The CIA received secret permission to attack a wider range of targets, including suspected militants whose names are not known, as part of a dramatic expansion of its campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan's border region,...
  • 10 things you might not know about lieutenant governors

    10 things you might not know about lieutenant governors
    Have you ever used anabolic steroids? Been arrested for domestic battery? Had a live-in girlfriend who was a prostitute? Been accused of falling $54,000 behind on child support? If so, you might be lieutenant governor material. Scott Lee Cohen's victory...
  • Kaiser's California workers move to switch unions

    Tens of thousands of Kaiser Permanente's California workers have signed a petition to leave United Healthcare Workers West and join the newly formed National Union of Healthcare Workers, officials announced Thursday. The 50,000-employee bargaining unit...
  • 'Underground' by Mark Rudd

    Underground My Life With SDS and the Weathermen Mark Rudd William Morrow: 326 pp., $25.99 Mark Rudd is the guy from the Weather Underground who is not Bill Ayers. Both were leaders of the group that worked for the violent overthrow of the United...
  • Congressman who tightened U.S.-Cuba embargo is retiring

    Congressman who tightened U.S.-Cuba embargo is retiring
  • Rohrabacher, Righeimer defend Honduras visit

    COSTA MESA — U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) on Tuesday defended an unusual trip he made to Honduras with now-Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer. The trip was discussed in U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks and published...
  • Mailbag: Messing up language is all too common

    In his column, Joseph Bell explained the word game "Literati" (The Bell Curve: Enjoying some Christmas Day word play," Dec. 30). He admires the use of this game to remind ourselves of how "solid English words with exact definitions" are being commonly...
  • UN Talks Tough With Myanmar, Aid In

     
    by Bay Fang Finally, it took UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meeting with Myanmar's junta leader General Than Shwe for over two hours to win a promise that the secretive regime would allow disaster experts "regardless of nationality" to enter......
  • Theater review: 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' at ACT

     
    From San Francisco The happiest surprise of British director John Doyle’s dashing, apocalyptic staging of Bertolt Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” which opened Wednesday at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, is the depth of...
  • About that mayoral pork chop

     
    So just what did Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake eat the night before she was hospitalized for "gastrointestinal difficulties"?A Corks pork chop.Credit City Hall reporter Julie Scharper for sniffing out that nugget.And credit Corks Chef Jerry Pellegrino...
  • A night out -- in a restaurant kitchen

     
    People used to go to restaurants so they wouldn't have to cook.Now some are paying to slave away in restaurant kitchens. Even if it sounds like something Chef Tom Sawyer would dream up, diners are paying big bucks to cook......