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Pimco CEO Cites 'Overwhelming' Relief

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 28, 2014 - 12:47pm
Pacific Investment Management Co. CEO Douglas Hodge said there is an "overwhelming" sense of relief and excitement at the giant asset manager, following the abrupt departure of bond investor Bill Gross.

Cuomo Travels to Afghanistan

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 28, 2014 - 7:58am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a covert flight to Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a three-day overseas trip sponsored by the U.S. military, according to his office and a person familiar with the matter.

This Gleneagles Is a Scruffy Cousin

New York Times - California News - September 27, 2014 - 9:00pm
The Ryder Cup began Friday at the revered Gleneagles golf resort in Scotland, but San Francisco hosts a distant relative: a city-owned namesake that is a gem in its own way.

Thai-Style Thai

New York Times - California News - September 27, 2014 - 9:00pm
At Kin Khao, the dishes reflect the home-cooked flavors of the owner’s youth.

Flight Cancellations Persist After Fire

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 27, 2014 - 8:27pm
Airlines were struggling Saturday to get back on schedule after a fire Friday morning in a Chicago-area air-traffic control center forced the Federal Aviation Administration to stop all traffic for five hours.

Citizen Hackers Tinker With Medical Devices

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 27, 2014 - 2:27pm
Tech-savvy patients and family members are working with glucose monitors and other medical devices to make them more useful.

U.S. Rethinks Appeal Waivers

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 27, 2014 - 5:34am
In a significant policy shift, federal prosecutors will no longer ask criminal defendants who plead guilty to waive their right to appeal over bad legal advice.

Thousands of Migrants Fail to Report

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 27, 2014 - 5:32am
Thousands of families apprehended for entering the country illegally and then released by U.S. authorities have subsequently failed to report to immigration offices as required.

Measures Grow to Beat School Cheats

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - September 27, 2014 - 5:28am
A scandal that has enveloped the Atlanta public-school system is transforming how educators across the country are approaching test security.

The Anonymous Literary Salon in a Brooklyn Bar

NY Times Books - September 26, 2014 - 5:36pm
A bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, hosts short-story workshops where the authors are anonymous.

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

Stocks edge lower in early trading; Mattel sinks

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:09am
Stocks are opening slightly lower following mixed news about the economy and the latest batch of corporate earnings.

Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:00am
As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of state, but infrastructure, housing and...
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