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FAA Plans Review After O'Hare Woes

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 8:10pm
The nation's top aviation regulator called for reviews of emergency-response plans and security safeguards at all major U.S. air traffic-control sites, in the wake of extensive damage last week at a Chicago-area facility.

Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Warrants for Drone Surveillance

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 5:07pm
California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Sunday that would have required police to get warrants for drone surveillance, underscoring a wider debate over drones and privacy.

California's New Law Cracks Down on Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 5:03pm
California has become the first state to enact a so-called "yes means yes" rule defining consensual sexual activity and creating a new legal standard in cases of sexual assaults on college campuses.

U.S. Consumer Spending Increases

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 4:46pm
Steady consumer spending and income gains have put the U.S. economy on track for solid growth in the third quarter.

Doctor Group Backs Implantable Devices to Prevent Teen Pregnancies

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 2:26pm
Doctors prescribing contraception to teenage girls who are sexually active should recommend long-acting, implantable devices as a first choice, the American Academy of Pediatrics said.

Health-Coverage Expansion Gets Tougher

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 12:14pm
A nationwide effort to enroll consumers in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act this fall will be more complicated than it was for 2014.

California Is Burning

New York Times - California News - September 29, 2014 - 12:13pm
A video highlights the desperate condition of farmers battling drought in California’s once-verdant Central Valley.

Post-Internet Art Waits Its Turn

New York Times - California News - September 29, 2014 - 11:00am
Painting still dominates the auctions market, but artworks in new media are vying for collectors' attention.

Books of The Times: ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones,’ a Memoir by Charles M. Blow

NY Times Books - September 29, 2014 - 10:56am
“Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” a memoir by Charles M. Blow, reveals his struggles with the standards of race and masculinity while growing up in small-town rural Louisiana.






U.S. Pending Home Sales Fall

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 9:40am
The number of contracts signed to buy previously owned homes fell in August, a new sign of an uneven housing recovery.

Iowa Candidate Adjusts Her Message

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 8:40am
Joni Ernst earned praise from tea-party backers during the Iowa Republican primary for the Senate, but in the general election she has toned down her message.

Banks Cash In on Tax Trade

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 7:26am
"Dividend arbitrage" helps big banks generate more than $1 billion a year by helping hedge funds reduce taxes, but it has drawn criticism from U.S. authorities.

Asylum-Seekers Face a Higher Bar

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 7:19am
Immigrants who enter the country illegally are becoming less likely to be deemed eligible for asylum, as federal authorities tighten standards.

Ai Weiwei at Alcatraz, Another Ace Hotel Collaboration and More From the Cultural Calendar

New York Times - California News - September 29, 2014 - 6:00am
Plus, a chic new cocktail lounge in Dallas, a survey of Brooklyn artists and more things to see and do in the week ahead.

U.S.-Led Strikes Aid Syrian Kurds

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 5:31am
The U.S. and its allies mounted new attacks on oil assets controlled by Islamic State and expanded their campaign to another front, aiding besieged Syrian Kurds battling the extremist group in a strategic city on the Turkish border, officials said.

U.S. Troops Off to Slow Start on Ebola

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 29, 2014 - 4:54am
The American military effort against history's deadliest Ebola outbreak is taking shape in West Africa, but concerns are mounting that the pace isn't fast enough.

Tibco Software Agrees to Sell Itself to a Private Equity Firm for $4.3 Billion

New York Times - California News - September 29, 2014 - 4:39am
The sale to Vista Equity Partners is the largest buyout in the technology industry this year and comes after a difficult year for Tibco, which has faced pressure from an activist investor.

From Around the World, Support for Hong Kong Protesters

New York Times - California News - September 29, 2014 - 4:28am
The democracy movement in Hong Kong is gripping people’s imaginations around the world and inspiring many small but impassioned demonstrations of support. Partly fueling them is the Asian city’s large diaspora.

U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong Urges Restraint

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 28, 2014 - 10:51pm
The U.S. Consulate and the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong on Monday urged restraint after a weekend that saw clashes between thousands of pro-democracy protesters and police.

Obama Cites Intelligence Lapse on Islamic State

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 28, 2014 - 10:10pm
President Barack Obama said U.S. intelligence underestimated that the political chaos in Syria over the past several years would create an environment for extremist group Islamic State to thrive.
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