| Apr 9, 2011
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...
| Sep 10, 2011
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...
| Dec 22, 2010
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...
| Jan 30, 2011
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...
| Dec 23, 2010
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...
| Apr 2, 2012
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...
| Mar 2, 2012
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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...
| Oct 13, 2011
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California grape growers and vintners are excited about ratification by Congress of a free-trade agreement with South Korea....
| Oct 21, 2011
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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......
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:38 PM
France and Germany said they will press for a plan under which Eurozone countries must stick to strict spending limits or face sanctions....