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  • Jane Harman: Out of the fray

    Jane Harman: Out of the fray
    Jane Harman has a new address -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. No, not that address. She's the new honcho at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Starting in 1992, she won nine elections in Southern California's coastal 36th Congressional...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Memorial man Peter Walker

    Patt Morrison Asks: Memorial man Peter Walker
    Berkeley landscape architect Peter Walker has designed bigger projects than the 9/11 memorial in New York, but probably none has carried more weight. The opening of the eight-acre plaza Sunday marks 10 years since the terrorist attacks, and almost as many...
  • PASSINGS: Enzo Bearzot, James R. Mann, Maynard Glitman

    PASSINGS: Enzo Bearzot, James R. Mann, Maynard Glitman
    Enzo Bearzot Beloved Italian soccer coach Enzo Bearzot, 83, who in 1982 coached the Italian soccer team to its first World Cup triumph in 44 years, died Tuesday in Milan. He had been ill for several years. Bearzot, a beloved figure in Italy, first...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • PASSINGS: Melvin E. Biddle, the Rev. Henry Covington

    PASSINGS: Melvin E. Biddle, the Rev. Henry Covington
    Melvin E. 'Bud' Biddle Medal of Honor recipient Melvin E. "Bud" Biddle, 87, a World War II infantryman who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944, died Dec. 16 at Saint John's Medical Center in...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • Most EU leaders sign treaty aimed at debt crisis

     
    REPORTING FROM LONDON -- Leaders from 25 of the European Union's 27 countries signed a new treaty on fiscal discipline Friday in a move they hope will help resolve the region's long-running debt crisis and prevent future occurrences. The agreement commits...
  • California winemakers hail South Korean trade agreement

     
    California grape growers and vintners are excited about ratification by Congress of a free-trade agreement with South Korea....
  • Last day to tell the federal government to tighten rules on tiger ownership

     
    Terry Thompson, the Ohio man who set his wild animals loose before committing suicide, had 18 tigers in his menagerie. All were among the 49 animals killed by law enforcement officers grappling Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with the public......
  • NPR reports Kyoto Protocol in trouble in Durban

     
    News coverage of the UN climate talks in Durban has been minimal, at best, and that’s clearly because – just like in Copenhagen last year – there has been almost no mention of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which was put in place to set...
  • France, Germany push for new European treaty

     
    France and Germany said they will press for a plan under which Eurozone countries must stick to strict spending limits or face sanctions....