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  • Oscar Pistorius murder trial: Witness tells of 'bloodcurdling screams'

    Oscar Pistorius murder trial: Witness tells of 'bloodcurdling screams'
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- The murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius began dramatically in Pretoria’s High Court on Monday, with a neighbor testifying that she heard “bloodcurdling screams” on the night his...
  • Should the rest of us worry that wealthy investors are bullish?

    Should the rest of us worry that wealthy investors are bullish?
    Look out below: Wealthy investors are the most bullish they’ve been since before the 2008 global financial crisis. About 57% of high-net-worth investors around the world say they are upbeat about the next 12 months, according a survey by deVere...
  • Not your father's Cold War

    Not your father's Cold War
    Will everyone please stop talking about a new Cold War? However badly things work out between Russia and the United States and the West, a new Cold War isn't in the cards because Russia today isn't the Soviet Union. Sure, we are in a diplomatic and...
  • During March Madness, fans seek a Cinderella story

    During March Madness, fans seek a Cinderella story
    Most college fans would be hard-pressed to tell you anything about the Eastern Kentucky basketball team. The school from just south of Lexington has no All-Americans on its roster. The coach isn't famous and the fight song isn't particularly catchy....
  • Much depends on Ginsburg

    Much depends on Ginsburg
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer...
  • New Cal State Long Beach president selected

    New Cal State Long Beach president selected
    A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach. Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
  • Consumer confidence index slips amid worries about economy's momentum

    Consumer confidence index slips amid worries about economy's momentum
    WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence slipped this month amid concerns about whether the recent upturn in momentum can be sustained, according to data released Friday. The consumer sentiment index from the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters...
  • Consumers spend more than expected but confidence index slips

    Consumers spend more than expected but confidence index slips
    WASHINGTON — Consumers opened their wallets more than expected in December even though their incomes failed to grow, but their confidence slipped in January amid concerns about whether the recent upturn in economic momentum can be sustained....
  • When social media grows up

    A couple of centuries ago, Northern California was a magnet for legions of men, young and old, in search of riches. They had heard that millions could be made by anyone who showed up and worked hard. Some did achieve great wealth, but most left with...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked by 'No Shots Fired' plea

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked by 'No Shots Fired' plea
    Martin Luther King, Jr., was honored Monday with parades, marches, a Google Doodle -- and a poignant plea to turn this holiday into a "No Shots Fired" Day. The King Center, devoted to King's philosophy of nonviolence while working to eliminate poverty...
  • Pete Carroll's secrets to success: from locker room to classroom

    Pete Carroll's secrets to success: from locker room to classroom
    The reigning Coolest Guy on the Planet is on the phone, sounding a lot like your old man. What? "I think when an employer pays you $2, you ought to give him $3 worth of work," Pete Carroll is saying from Seattle. Gather 'round, folks, for I'm...