Posts In Category National News

Google Breaks Silence On FBI’s National Security Letters That Demand Its Users …

on March 6, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

National security letters are the Fight Club of government data surveillance. Thanks to the gag orders that accompany those FBI requests for users’ private information, the first rule for […]

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National Attention and Cash in Los Angeles School Vote

on March 4, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

The outcome of the political fight for the school board seats will have a profound impact on the direction of the nation’s second-largest school district. But the clash has […]

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Romney returning to national stage

on March 3, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — Mitt Romney is back, if only briefly. The former Republican presidential candidate is re-emerging after nearly four months in seclusion at his Southern California home. Former aides […]

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For national parks, sequester could mean cancelled parades, dirty bathrooms

on March 1, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

Play Video Voices of the sequester: National parks As Republicans and Democrats continue to point fingers about which side dropped the axe to trigger the deep, indiscriminate sequester cuts […]

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Visitors to SD national parks spent $165 million

on February 27, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. — A report says the 3.8 million visitors to national parks in South Dakota spent $165 million in communities near those parks in 2011. […]

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Discord Over Scholar’s Tribal Research

on February 26, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

Marshall D. Sahlins, a social anthropologist at the University of Chicago, resigned from the academy on Saturday to protest its decision to admit the researcher, Napoleon A. Chagnon. “Noble […]

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Irish Women Emerge From Shadows Of ‘National Shame’

on February 24, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

Enlarge image i Candles burn outside grounds of Leinster House, placed by relatives of victims of the Catholic-run work houses known as the Magdalene Laundries in Dublin, Ireland, on […]

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National park cuts could hit state hard

on February 23, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

Park rangers in the Bay Area and throughout California would be laid off, interpretive programs would be cut and Yosemite’s bears might end up with a perpetual trash banquet […]

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National Parks could be hard hit by sequestration cuts

on February 21, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

Sequestration cuts could reduce hours, the number of park rangers and the number of available camp sites at parks like Yosemite.(Photo: Laura Bly, USA TODAY)People traveling to the nation’s parks […]

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‘Star-Spangled’ singers belt out national anthem at Lone Star Park’s auditions

on February 20, 2013 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

GRAND PRAIRIE — Some wore sharp suits. Others shook in their cowboy boots. But they all sang the same song. More than 100 people signed up to participate Tuesday […]

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