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Hotel Review: The Line Hotel in Los Angeles

New York Times - California News - October 4, 2014 - 9:00pm
This vibrant new hotel, created by the team behind the Ace and NoMad hotels in New York, sets out to capture the 24-hour energy of the Koreatown neighborhood.

U.S. Monitors Ebola Patient's Contacts

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 3 hours 38 min ago
Health authorities are monitoring for symptoms of Ebola in at least a dozen people who came into contact with a Liberian man before he was hospitalized in Dallas, a move to prevent the virus's spread in the U.S.

Secret Service Director Pierson Resigns

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 4 hours 59 min ago
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned after coming under intense pressure following an embarrassing breach of security at the White House two weeks ago.

U.S., Israel Spar Over Iran, Peace With Palestinians

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 5 hours 15 min ago
The U.S. and Israel clashed over negotiations with Iran and claims to Jerusalem as President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met.

Poll: Business Grads Show Least Interest in Work

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 9:01pm
Business is the most popular course of undergraduate study at U.S. colleges and universities. It is also the one most likely to produce people bored with their jobs, according to a survey of 30,000 graduates.

At Berkeley, Free (Though Subdued) Speech, 50 Years Later

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 9:00pm
The arrest of a man for giving out information about civil rights on Oct. 1, 1964, at the University of California, Berkeley, led to a student activism movement that spread to other campuses.

Where Shall We Park the Art?

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 9:00pm
A couple mixes conceptual pieces with a water-saving garden and a 75-year-old pine.

Indians Join the Wave of Investors in Condos and Homes in the U.S.

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 9:00pm
Not-so-superrich Indians are joining buyers from other countries who see the recovering United States housing market as a safe haven for their money.

What You Get for ... $1,750,000

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 9:00pm
This week’s properties include a chalet in Vermont, a landmark in North Carolina and a contemporary in California.

Wife Accused of Killing Bell Gardens Mayor Released After Questioning

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 9:00pm
Prosecutors will consider whether to bring charges against Levette Crespo, who the authorities say killed her husband during a domestic dispute.

Apartment Rents Are Rising Steadily and Quickly

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 8:33pm
The pace of rent growth for U.S. apartments is accelerating despite an uptick in construction of new dwellings, as the economy steadily improves and vacancies remain stubbornly low.

HealthCare.gov Delays Web Host Switch

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 7:03pm
The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the HealthCare.gov insurance website to a new host, delaying a move that was supposed to fix reliability problems with the site before this year's enrollment season.

Senate Hopeful's Primary Opponent: the Fed

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 6:15pm
Republican Senate hopeful Jeff Bell of New Jersey is challenging Cory Booker, but his real target is the Federal Reserve and its easy-money policies.

In Ruling on California Town's Bankruptcy, Judge Challenges Sanctity of Pensions

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 6:15pm
The decision by a federal bankruptcy judge dealt a blow to Calpers, California’s giant state-led pension system, which has been leading efforts to preserve defined-benefit pensions nationwide.

Marines Deploy New Quick-Reaction Force in Kuwait

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 5:30pm
Conceived after the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, the 2,300-strong force is designed for crisis response anywhere in the Middle East—including Iraq if needed.

New Mission for Lawyers: Free Aid to Young Immigrants

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 5:12pm
In a departure from their usual clientele, attorneys at major U.S. law firms and corporations are volunteering to represent, free of charge, unaccompanied children who have entered the U.S. illegally.

Bonds With Agents Temper Obama's Reaction to Breaches

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 4:43pm
Measured tone from White House underscored complexity of the relationship between the nation's chief executive and the security apparatus that surrounds him.

Factory Expansion Takes a Breather

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 1, 2014 - 4:33pm
The U.S. factory sector's expansion slowed a bit in September from its breakneck pace in August, with manufacturers focused on boosting output with only modest hiring.

Facebook Agrees to Ease Rules on Real Names

New York Times - California News - October 1, 2014 - 3:06pm
Protests from San Francisco’s drag queens prompted Facebook to say it will relax its insistence that its users go by their real names on the service.

Marlon James’s New Novel, ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’

NY Times Books - October 1, 2014 - 2:46pm
In his novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings,” Marlon James tries to make sense of the Jamaica of his childhood, including the 1976 shooting of Bob Marley.






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