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  • Pacific storm drenches parts of Northern California

    A Pacific storm system spreading across Northern California this weekend is delivering a welcome drenching to parts of the drought-stricken state, dumping copious amounts of rain on the coastal range north of San Francisco and several feet of snow on...
  • Obama is turning Sunnylands estate into Camp David West

    Obama is turning Sunnylands estate into Camp David West
    WASHINGTON — They'll meet at a discreet compound in Southern California on Friday, dining with a view of the mountains before a long talk and, if the mood strikes, a walk around the grounds in the balmy night. It's hardly a storybook Valentine's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saudi prince sues L.A. over Benedict Canyon project

     
    A Saudi prince seeking to build a mansion complex at the end of a private lane in Benedict Canyon has asked the Los Angeles County Superior Court to order the city of Los Angeles to allow the project to move......
  • Beyond the United Kingdom -- a royal rundown

     
    The United Kingdom isn’t the only kingdom out there. As Queen Elizabeth II is feted this weekend in a diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne, here are some other monarchs from around the globe -- and what they've been up to....
  • Saudi dynasty names 76-year-old defense minister as crown prince

     
    A council of the multitudinous Saudi royal family named the kingdom's 76-year-old defense minister and former mayor of bustling Riyadh as next in line to succeed King Abdullah, official Saudi media reported Monday....
  • Saudi women urged again to flout driving ban [Video]

     
    Women are being urged to get behind the wheel Sunday in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to defy its driving ban. The protesters plan to hit the road more than a year after a Saudi woman sparked an uproar by sharing a video of herself driving online, spurring her...