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Geography

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  • The law and a first DUI: What you need to know

     
    TRANSPORTATION ISSUE: In our world of mobile computing and omnipresent Internet connectivity, it was only a matter of time before drivers discovered they could tweet or post Facebook updates about camped-out police busting drivers for violations. Smart...
  • New Guinea expedition discovers new long-nosed frog, tiny tree kangaroo, multicolored pigeon

     
    Finding a new animal species is a special moment for scientists and even better when one hops into their mountain camp and volunteers to be discovered. An international team of researchers was camping in the Foja mountains of Indonesia when......
  • Gulf oil spill: Obama names investigation panel

     
    President Obama named five panelists to a commission tasked with finding ways to avoid a repeat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 men and started the nation's worst oil spill. They will be led by a former Florida......
  • Out of balance: Intelligence report breaks down Mexico narco war

     
    So who is fighting who right now? And over which territories? It is a complicated trail to follow, but the report sheds light on the strategic conflict at play behind the daily headlines of carnage and bloodshed....
  • Theater review: 'Geography of a Horse Dreamer' at Moth Theatre

     
    "Luck is no accident, it's a phenomenon -- the challenge is to track it down." From this existential assault on causality, Sam Shepard spun a menacing tale of abduction, exploitation and black humor with his 1974 play, "Geography of a......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 26, 1960

     
    Diana Barrymore was in love with Tennessee Williams and wanted to marry him, the Mirror's Earl Wilson says. We Quiz Quiz Guy Who Blew $64,000 Al Einfrank isn't exciting news copy. Not any more. Three years ago, he was. Then -- according to Nielsen, a...
  • EPA Energy Star building program marks a decade

     
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is marking the 10-year anniversary of its Energy Star building program, with 8,400 structures across the country since 1999 that meet the energy efficiency standards. In 2008, Los Angeles ranked first among all U....
  • Remembering Matthew Shepard's story, on stages around the world

     
    The soft whistle of a passing breeze echoed through the performance space. Set on a stage at a distance from the audience, a group of men swayed against a backdrop of Wyoming's hills, as though they were at the mercy......
  • Fox overhauls National Geographic Channels leadership

    Fox overhauls National Geographic Channels leadership
    National Geographic Channels, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society, is being overhauled. Out are Chief Executive David Lyle and President Howard Owens. In their place, veteran Fox executive David Hill has been...
  • California wins out over Idaho in fight over 9th Circuit Court post

    California wins out over Idaho in fight over 9th Circuit Court post
    WASHINGTON – California prevailed over Idaho on Monday in a long battle over the fate of a key judicial post, thanks largely to the Democrats' change last year to long-standing Senate filibuster rules. The Senate voted 56 to 43 to confirm John B....
  • Saving the Mojave from the solar threat

    Saving the Mojave from the solar threat
    After nearly 38 years working for the National Park Service, I hung up my "flat hat" this month and retired as superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park. That means I can now speak out against pending proposals with the potential to harm our country's...