- Democrats reframe debate on health care
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 05:02 AM
One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
- College football stadiums where beer is sold
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 03:53 AM
A list of college football stadiums where alcohol will be sold to the general public this season:
- Obama faces options in Iraq and Syria
San Francisco Chronicle, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 03:31 AM
The president may continue helping Iraqi forces try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq by providing more arms and American military advisers and by using U. S. warplanes to support Iraqi ground operations. "In a sense, you're just sort of back to where you were" before they swept into Iraq, said Robert Ford, a former U.
- Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks
Associated Press, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 03:19 AM
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens of miles away.
- Jell-O can't stop slippery sales slide
Associated Press, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 03:15 AM
Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.
- Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 03:03 AM
Two days after the Federal Reserve revealed an intensifying internal debate over interest rates, Chair Janet Yellen will address the annual Fed conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with investors seeking any clear hints of when it will start raising rates.
- Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 03:02 AM
What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?
- US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 02:47 AM
The U. S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to …
- New go-to career for New England's young: Farming
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 02:02 AM
Farming is hip in New England. Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading. Farmers and industry experts agree New England is bucking a trend toward larger, but fewer, farms because many of its residents want to buy their food locally and its entrepreneurs want to produce it.
- Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 01:48 AM
The Vermont congressional delegation and other dignitaries from across the state are due in Rutland for the funeral of former U. S. Sen. Jim Jeffords who died earlier this week at age 80.
- Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/22/2014 - 01:38 AM
The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade.
- Met Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/21/2014 - 11:32 PM
New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts.
- Veteran music agent Peter Grosslight dead at 68
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/21/2014 - 09:20 PM
A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died.
- Man in mystery selfie comes forward in LA County
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/21/2014 - 06:29 PM
Authorities say they've identified the couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone.
- Questions, answers about use of force by police
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/21/2014 - 06:13 PM
The fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer has opened a debate over what level of force is appropriate when law enforcement confronts a citizen perceived to be a threat.
- Study: Wealth gap widened in the last decade
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/21/2014 - 05:04 PM
A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer.
- Home Depot says Menear will become CEO on Nov. 1
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 08/21/2014 - 04:40 PM
Home Depot says Craig Menear, the president of its U. S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov.