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Transit Agencies Put Land Deals on Fast Track

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 18, 2014 - 9:49pm
The nation’s transit agencies are developing large-scale rent-producing developments, including hotels, apartment buildings and shopping malls, around their rail hubs.

Obama Says U.S. Can Prevent Ebola Outbreak

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 18, 2014 - 9:06pm
President Barack Obama said the U.S. may see more isolated cases of Ebola but that he remained confident the country could prevent a serious outbreak of the deadly disease.

When Uber and Airbnb Meet the Real World

New York Times - California News - October 18, 2014 - 9:00pm
For a new wave of tech start-ups, the belief that problems could be solved by software, not people, was the first wrong assumption.

Ebola Drug Race Ramps Up in Earnest

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 18, 2014 - 3:53pm
The Ebola outbreak has created an urgency for pharmaceutical companies and health officials to produce drugs to treat the disease.

Vandals Deflate an Eyebrow-Raising Sculpture in Paris

New York Times - California News - October 18, 2014 - 3:31pm
An attention-getting sculpture by Paul McCarthy was criticized by many Parisians.

Yellen Decries Wealth Disparity

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 18, 2014 - 10:19am
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said rising inequality of wealth and income in the U.S. was impeding the economic mobility at the heart of American values.

On the Trail, Clinton Tests Messages

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 18, 2014 - 5:23am
In stumping for Democratic candidates, former secretary of state tries out messages that would likely surface in her own potential campaign for the White House.

In Healing City, Some See New Scar

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 17, 2014 - 9:05pm
A half-built jail in downtown Detroit has emerged as a symbol of alleged corruption, cost overruns and a brewing spat between elected officials and one of the city’s biggest boosters.

Linked by Announcers, the Giants Win the Pennant

New York Times - California News - October 17, 2014 - 9:00pm
Like Russ Hodges in 1951, these announcers got to call a series-ending Giants home run. How did they do?

Bloomberg to Back Soda Tax in Berkeley

New York Times - California News - October 17, 2014 - 9:00pm
The billionaire former mayor of New York will spend an unspecified amount to support a proposal for a tax of 1 cent per ounce on sugary drinks in the city.

Obama to Name Ron Klain as Ebola Czar

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 17, 2014 - 8:15pm
President Barack Obama plans to name Ron Klain, a longtime Democratic aide, as the administration’s “Ebola czar,’’ an official said.

Gay Marriage Makes Strides in Seven More States

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 17, 2014 - 8:03pm
The Obama administration said Friday it will recognize same-sex marriages performed in seven additional states, in the wake of a Supreme Court action last week clearing the way for such unions.

New film will tell Jesse Owens story

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 9:02am
Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Watch Michael Sam give a powerful speech at the ESPYs

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 8:48am
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, gave a powerful speech at the ESPYs on Wednesday after winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Tiger Woods shakes off rust with 3-under first round at British Open

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 8:32am
All week long, Tiger Woods has been insisting that his game is on the rebound after back surgery.

U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 8:12am
Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday.

Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs to become more 'agile'

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:38am
Microsoft Corp. plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, a 14% workforce reduction aimed at ditching management layers and building a more agile technology powerhouse.

Justice Department expands probe to include missing IRS emails

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:24am
The Justice Department has widened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of political groups to include the disappearance of two years of emails from a top official involved in the controversy.

21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:13am
After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton
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