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  • Ethics panel briefed by independent counsel on Sen. Ronald S. Calderon

    Ethics panel briefed by independent counsel on Sen. Ronald S. Calderon
    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel was briefed behind closed doors Monday by an independent counsel on his investigation into misconduct allegations involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). The briefing was called by Sen....
  • State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000

    State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000
    President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address drew an average of 33.3 million viewers Tuesday night, according to Nielsen. That is the lowest showing since 2000, when President Clinton's speech averaged 31.5 million viewers. Total viewership for...
  • Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial

    Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial
    CAIRO – In what appears to be an escalating effort to curtail press freedoms in Egypt, prosecutors have referred 20 journalists working for the news channel Al Jazeera, four of them foreigners, to trial on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist...
  • Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America

    Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America
    Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler visited "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night, and though he surely knew what to expect from a Stephen Colbert interview, this one was particularly brutal — and brutally funny. Seigenthaler, who spent close...
  • Egypt's referendum appears to be big winner amid light turnout

    Egypt's referendum appears to be big winner amid light turnout
    CAIRO -- In a lopsided margin reminiscent of elections held during ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak’s decades of rule, unofficial results on Thursday indicated that Egypt’s new constitution was approved by nearly 98% of voters. The military-...
  • Early tallies point to a big 'yes' vote on Egypt's constitution

    Early tallies point to a big 'yes' vote on Egypt's constitution
    CAIRO -- Unofficial results Thursday indicated that Egypt’s new constitution was approved by about 98% of voters, a lopsided margin reminiscent of elections that were held prior to the uprising against Hosni Mubarak three years ago. The military-...
  • Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC after trashing Sarah Palin on air

    Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC after trashing Sarah Palin on air
    Good riddance, Martin Bashir. Almost three weeks after his despicable on-air trashing of Sarah Palin, MSNBC host Martin Bashir has lost his job. That’s a hefty price to pay, but a fair one. I stand with Sarah Palin on this one. What...
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...
  • Stop coddling Egypt's military

    Stop coddling Egypt's military
    It's increasingly evident that the military rulers of Egypt are determined to intimidate and silence their political opponents, whether they are members of the Muslim Brotherhood or secular Egyptians who believe the generals are betraying the spirit of...
  • Slain Times reporter Ruben Salazar examined in new PBS documentary

    Slain Times reporter Ruben Salazar examined in new PBS documentary
    Ruben Salazar, the former Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist who became an engaged supporter of the radical Chicano movement in Los Angeles, died under mysterious circumstances in 1970. Now a new documentary set to air on PBS in April will...
  • Al Jazeera says Egypt has extended detention of 3 of its journalists

    Al Jazeera says Egypt has extended detention of 3 of its journalists
    CAIRO -- Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera said Thursday that three of its journalists, detained by Egyptian authorities on Dec. 29, had been remanded to an additional 15 days in custody. The three, two of whom hold foreign passports, have been accused...