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  • In drought-stricken Central Valley, Obama calls for cooperation

    In drought-stricken Central Valley, Obama calls for cooperation
    FRESNO—President Obama on Friday warned against thinking of water as a “zero-sum game” and urged regional players to push beyond politics in solving supply problems. On a dusty afternoon spent with politicians and farmers, Obama argued...
  • Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting

    Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Thursday with Jordanian King Abdullah II to discuss developments related to the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, according to Petra, Jordan’s news agency. Netanyahu’s visit to...
  • Nancy Pelosi on ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’; Paul Ryan on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks Thursday on Capitol Hill about her bill to ban assault weapons. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The weekend political discussion starts on HBO's “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Maher...
  • Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau leaving for Saudi Arabia post

     
    The president of Caltech, Jean-Lou Chameau, announced Tuesday that he would step down as head of that prestigious Pasadena institution at the end of the school year and become head of a university in Saudi Arabia. Chameau, a French-born civil......
  • Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau leaving for a university in Saudi Arabia

    Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau leaving for a university in Saudi Arabia
    Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau this week announced that he will leave his position at the end of the school year to head up a science and tech-focused university in Saudi Arabia. Chameau, who will be leading the newly formed King Abdullah University...
  • Wading into existential waters

    Wading into existential waters
    Sometimes Dave Eggers' accomplishments off the page can eclipse his literary talent. He has launched an energetic network of tutoring centers for young readers and writers —including Chicago's 826CHI — and established an innovative, socially...
  • Review: 'A Hologram for the King' by Dave Eggers worth discussing

    Review: 'A Hologram for the King' by Dave Eggers worth discussing
    -------------------- A Hologram for the King A Novel Dave Eggers McSweeney's: 328 pp., $25 -------------------- More than any other writer of his generation, Dave Eggers is a brand. The 42-year-old author is accomplished in many fields — he's...
  • Crown Prince Nayif ibn Abdulaziz dies at 78; head of Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry

    CAIRO — Crown Prince Nayif ibn Abdulaziz, head of Saudi Arabia's feared Interior Ministry who after a series of attacks inside the kingdom became a close Washington ally against Al Qaeda, died Saturday, months after he was named heir apparent in the...
  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • Mideast envoy George Mitchell stepping down

    Mideast envoy George Mitchell stepping down
    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell is stepping down as the United States' special envoy on Mideast peace, an official acknowledgement that the Obama administration’s 2-year-old peace initiative is dead. Associates said Mitchell saw...
  • JORDAN: Tribesmen slam Queen Rania, warn of revolt

     
    Three dozen members of powerful Jordanian tribes have lashed out at the country's glamorous Queen Rania and denounced what they called a "crisis of authority," calling for political change and justice against those involved in corruption in the Arab...
  • JORDAN: Clashes erupt at pro-democracy rally in Amman [Updated]

     
    Jordan has had regular peaceful protests in recent days, pressing King Abdullah for political reforms, but a Friday demonstration outside the Husseini mosque in Amman turned unexpectedly violent when a gang of more than 100 pro-government counter-...