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  • Common Core: California can't afford to forgo test data [Blowback]

    Common Core: California can't afford to forgo test data  [Blowback]
    In the coming weeks, Gov. Jerry Brown will likely sign AB 484, a measure that would put the state at odds with the Obama administration and risk $1.5 billion in federal funding by effectively suspending data collection on K-12 student achievement for...
  • Miss America racism: Attacks on Miss America winner shame us all

    Miss America racism: Attacks on Miss America winner shame us all
    My husband, son and I finally got around to seeing "The Butler" over the weekend. It was a heartbreaking movie, and it made me sick as it revisited some of the more awful, racist times in our country's history. What wasn't on my mind at all was the Miss...
  • 2014 Miss America pageant live blog: Will tattooed Miss Kansas Theresa Vail advance?

     
    It's one of our favorite times of year, gang. The Miss America pageant. Forget all the other pageants, we demand a talent portion from our beautiful women in swimsuits....
  • Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters

    Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters
    FT. MEADE, Md. — The start of a fresh round of pretrial hearings Monday in the military trial of the five alleged top Sept. 11 terror plotters was delayed after two of the men complained about legal restrictions and the judge for the first ordered...
  • L.A. man describes harrowing fall from glacier, will to survive

    L.A. man describes harrowing fall from glacier, will to survive
    After falling 40 feet into a crevasse in Glacier National Park, Ted Porter prepared for the worst. Alone with his back broken, he turned on a video camera and recorded a goodbye message. “You guys, if I don’t make it out, I love you,”...
  • Part of Imperial Highway closed as crews try to cap methane gas leak

    Part of Imperial Highway closed as crews try to cap methane gas leak
    A stretch of Imperial Highway in Hawthorne was shutdown Monday morning as crews attempted to cap a water well that has been spewing methane gas for days. Contractors with Boots & Coots International Well Control are attempting to force mud into the...
  • Miss New York Nina Davuluri named Miss America 2014

    Miss New York Nina Davuluri named Miss America 2014
    Miss New York Nina Davuluri was named Miss America 2014 in Atlantic City on Sunday night. Miss Florida Myrrhanda Jones, a University of Florida journalism senior and Gatorette impressed on pageant night performing her baton twirling while wearing a knee...
  • TV ratings: 'Miss America' rises for ABC; NBC wins night with NFL

    TV ratings: 'Miss America' rises for ABC; NBC wins night with NFL
    ABC's broadcast of the Miss America pageant, which crowned its first-ever winner of Indian heritage and its second consecutive victor from New York, grew significantly in the ratings from last year, according to early numbers from Nielsen.  The Sunday...
  • NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' Soaks the Competition

    NBC's "Sunday Night Football" dominated the primetime ratings race last night, drawing strong ratings for its San Francisco-Seattle rivalry matchup despite a weather-related delay. Sunday also saw ratings increases for the "Miss America Pageant" as it...
  • Suspects may have rammed car before stabbing man in Santa Clarita

    Suspects may have rammed car before stabbing man in Santa Clarita
    A man who was stabbed and nearly killed in Santa Clarita over the weekend was in a parked car beforehand that may have been intentionally rammed by his attackers, authorities said. The 25-year-old man was stabbed in the 23600 block of Newhall Avenue...
  • Ted Cruz ends his speech -- the first of his 2016 presidential bid

    As a filibuster against Obamacare, it was a flop. But as the opening salvo in a presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour (more or less) talkathon Tuesday and Wednesday worked just fine. And that, after all, was the point of Cruz’s...
  • The new Miss America is not Muslim -- but so what if she were?

    The new Miss America is not Muslim -- but so what if she were?
    In fact, there is something dumber than holding a Miss America contest in this day and age -- and that is the yahoos who were offended about its most recent winner, an Indian American named Nina Davuluri. She’s not a real American, some say. She&...