Columnists »Arrival, Lighting Dates Announced for Santa Barbara’s Community Holiday Tree Join the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization to welcome the arrival of the Community Holiday Tree on Tuesday, Nov. 26 to be placed on State Street right in time for the holiday season! The 45-foot Douglas Fir Community Holiday Tree is sponsored by the ... 11/13/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Columnists »Letter to the Editor: Santa Ynez School Board Should Oppose Chumash Annexation of Camp 4 At 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School Board of Education will discuss whether to oppose the recent BIA decision to approve the Chumash Tribe’s fee-to-trust application for Camp 4, a 1,400-parcel of land in the Santa Ynez Valley. They ... 11/11/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Prosecution ends closing arguments in Alim Case The prosecution Wednesday termed war crimes accused Abdul Alim a compass who has always directed the ways of committing crimes against humanity in Joypurhat during the 1971 liberation war. While placing the closing arguments ... was the man behind each ... 09/11/2013 - 9:24 am | View Link
Closing Arguments Set to Begin Today in Zimmerman Trial Opening statements are expected ... the case of accused murderer George Zimmerman, a judge said. The defense rested its case Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors and defense attorneys will need to hash out jury instructions before closing arguments launch. 07/11/2013 - 2:31 am | View Link
Closing the net: US policy, global implications Pfc Manning has spent 19 months in a military prison, accused of being the inside source of the ... the infamous 'collateral murder' footage. In their closing arguments at Manning's pre-trial hearing, the prosecutors ran a video clip of an Al Qaeda agent ... 01/17/2012 - 1:19 pm | View Link
With an endowment larger than all but four of the world's largest hedge funds, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is easily one of the most powerful charities in the world. According to its website, the organization "works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives." So how do the investments of the foundation's $36 billion investing arm, the Gates Foundation Trust, match up to its mission?
It's flu season. And we're all about to crisscross the country to exchange hugs, kisses and germs. We're going to get sick. And when we do, many of us will run to our doctors and, hoping to get better, demand antibiotics.
And that's the problem: Antibiotics don't cure the flu (which is viral, not bacterial), but the over-prescription of antibiotics imperils us all by driving antibiotic resistance.
As the Obama administration continues to unsuck its health care website, one questions lingers: How did this important government project get so screwed up? If you ask technologist Clay Johnson, the insurance exchange's problems began, in a way, in 1995, when "Congress decided to lobotomize itself."
Johnson was referring to a specific action lawmakers took then: They killed a tiny federal agency called the Office of Technology Assessment.
The Special Inspector General who delayed an investigation in government waste at a military facility in Afghanistan on the word from the Department of Defense would conduct their own through investigation has stated that he would re-open the case.
International Business TimesHow Republicans Can Benefit From Immigration ReformBloombergPresident Barack Obama's suggestion that he'd be willing to entertain piecemeal efforts at immigration reform is a devilish trap for Republicans. The best way to avoid it is to agree to a comprehensive set of reforms to fix our broken immigration system.