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  • PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry

    PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry
    Harold Garfinkel UCLA sociologist studied common sense Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
  • Study finds Dems (and some Rs) in Florida, other states, leaving party

     
    A new study released this morning by a Washington D.C. think tank that advocates moderate politics finds that registered voters in Florida and other battleground states are leaving the parties, especially the Democratic Party. The study, by Third Way,...
  • 'Don't Say Gay' senator is asked to leave Tennessee restaurant

     
    Tennesse Sen. Stacey Campfield: A Tennessee restaurant owner asked state Sen. Stacey Campfield to leave her restaurant; Campfield had recently made some remarks about homosexuality that have sparked controversy on the Internet....
  • Segregation of blacks at record low, think tank report says

     
    Segregation of African Americans has declined to its lowest point in more than a century, but social and income disparities continue to exist, according to a report released Monday by the conservative Manhattan Institute....
  • Shopping cart hurled from above at Bronx mall injures 2

     
    Shopping cart accident: A shopping cart hurled from an overhead walkway at a New York City shopping mall seriously injured two men....
  • Wikileaks publishes claim about Pakistani knowledge of Bin Laden

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has published an international affairs think tank email that alleges mid-ranking Pakistani intelligence and military officials were aware of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’...
  • Michael Mann's counterstrike in the climate wars

     
    Climate change may have dropped off the national political agenda, but unfortunately that doesn't mean the problem has gone away. As of January, the Earth's atmosphere contained 393 parts per million of carbon dioxide. And rising. To understand why that'...
  • Global military spending flattens as U.S. cuts back, Russia adds

     
    The United States and much of Western Europe trimmed their military spending because of budget constraints, according to new data from by a Stockholm-based think tank. The slight drop in the United States, the biggest military spender worldwide, helped...
  • California Republican plans new think tank

     
    Sen. Sam Blakeslee, one of the only Republican senators willing to try negotiating a budget deal with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown last year, plans to start a new think tank after leaving the Legislature next year....
  • Lake County officials unveil new approach on improving health for low income families

     
    Lake County health officials hope that an overhaul of a program that works on improving the health of low-income families is already making waves in …...
  • Email suggests Pakistan doesn't want Taliban rule in Afghanistan

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Experts have long theorized that Pakistan’s preferred scenario for a postwar Afghanistan includes the Taliban’s return to power in Kabul. A security think tank’s 2011 email, recently reported by...
  • Iran 'sanitizing' suspected nuclear test site, think tank says

     
    Iran has razed two buildings and bulldozed earth away from a site at the Parchin military complex where international nuclear watchdogs suspect a test of nuclear weapons explosives was carried out in 2003, a Washington think tank has alleged, based on...