- Virginia school district nixes video on race after criticism
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 03:16 PM
A school district in Virginia has decided not to use a video about race and affirmative action after it made students uncomfortable and drew criticism from parents who called it "white guilt."
- Veteran newsman Joe Danborn named AP's Rockies news editor
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 02:32 PM
Joe Danborn, a veteran editor for the Associated Press, has been named Rockies news editor for the cooperative.
- Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters
Waco Tribune-Herald, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 01:20 PM
After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the
- What a recession does to your money
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 12:17 PM
If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won't know we're in one until well after it's begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down.
- Even before controversy, blacks cool to Oscars telecast
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 11:48 AM
The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.
- Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 11:39 AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is cautioning that global economic developments have created risks for the U. S. economy but says it's too early to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the course of the Fed's interest-rate policies.
- 5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2
Waco Tribune-Herald, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 11:27 AM
A building owner and four others have been indicted on charges that include manslaughter in connection with a gas explosion last year that killed two people and leveled three New York
- AP NewsBreak: Slavery book author says she had concerns
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 11:16 AM
The author of a children's book pulled last month because of its smiling depiction of slaves says she herself objected to the illustrations and had expressed early concerns with the publisher, Scholastic.
- US markets dive amid global selloff
The Record, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 11:02 AM
U. S. stocks opened sharply lower following steep market declines all around the world as concerns about global economic weakness intensified.
- Authorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanley
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 09:33 AM
Federal and state authorities on Thursday announced a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis, including misrepresentations about the value of mortgage-backed securities.
- Powerful California coastal panel ousts top executive
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 07:02 AM
The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.
- Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 04:30 AM
Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents describe as dismembering a fetus.
- Pacifica: Residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 03:02 AM
Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."