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  • U.S. loses millions on coal leases, inspector general report says

    WASHINGTON -- The Interior Department is losing tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually because it leases public land for coal mining at rock-bottom prices, according to a report by the agency’s inspector general The report focuses on coal...
  • Coming year will be test of reforms at Jordan High

    Coming year will be test of reforms at Jordan High
    When classes begin Tuesday in L.A. Unified, it will be the first opening day that Sherri Williams has missed in 31 years — and that doesn't count her time as a student. Williams has spent her career as a teacher and principal at schools in South...
  • Stanley A. Dashew dies at 96; helped revolutionize credit card industry

    Stanley A. Dashew dies at 96; helped revolutionize credit card industry
    Stanley A. Dashew, an inventor and entrepreneur who helped revolutionize the credit card industry, died of natural causes Thursday in Los Angeles, according to a family spokesman. He was 96. Dashew held 40 patents in fields as diverse as credit card...
  • EPA proposes new rules to reduce power plant emissions

    EPA proposes new rules to reduce power plant emissions
    WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new rules on Friday to reduce future carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants, a major step to address climate change that industry and some environmentalist say could all but end the...
  • Yosemite's burned areas are alive

    Yosemite's burned areas are alive
    It was entirely predictable. Even before the ashes have cooled on the 257,000-acre Rim fire in and around Yosemite this year, the timber industry and its allies in Congress were using the fire as an excuse for suspending environmental laws and expanding...
  • Vo Nguyen Giap dies at 102; Vietnamese general led North to victory

    Vo Nguyen Giap dies at 102; Vietnamese general led North to victory
    Vo Nguyen Giap, the communist general widely regarded as one of the military geniuses of the 20th century, who masterminded the defeat of the French and the war against the Americans in Vietnam, has died. He was 102. Giap died Friday at a military...
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader
    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Proposed power plant restrictions raise questions on more limits

    Proposed power plant restrictions raise questions on more limits
    WASHINGTON — The tough restrictions on new power plant emissions proposed by the Obama administration Friday set the stage for the far thornier and significant decision due next year: What will the Environmental Protection Agency do to rein in...
  • NSA's data miners dredge up -- cheating husbands?

    NSA's data miners dredge up -- cheating husbands?
    This is for those people -- and you know who you are -- who cavalierly dismissed my slippery slope argument on the NSA’s secret surveillance program: I told you so! Here it is, ripped from Friday’s headlines: “Too tempting? NSA...
  • 'Running Wild' follows Dayton O. Hyde, cowboy conservationist

    'Running Wild' follows Dayton O. Hyde, cowboy conservationist
    Dayton O. Hyde is a cowboy Renaissance man. He's an award-winning author whose books, such as “One Summer in Montana," reflect his passion for the American West and its wildlife. Last year, Hyde, 88, published his first book of cowboy poetry,...
  • Goldberg: We can't trust Obama

    Goldberg: We can't trust Obama
    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...