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  • Climate change causes prostitution? Rep. Barbara Lee explains

    Climate change causes prostitution? Rep. Barbara Lee explains
    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
  • BioWatch upgrade apparently postponed

    BioWatch upgrade apparently postponed
    WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...
  • BioWatch documents demanded

    WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Department and other federal officials responsible for BioWatch, the nationwide system for detecting deadly biological attacks, have withheld key documents sought by a congressional committee, according to the panel's...
  • Upgrade of faulty U.S. biodefense system opposed

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's top expert on anti-terrorism technology has privately advised her to spike a long-planned, multibillion-dollar upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting a biological attack. Dr. Tara...
  • House investigators seek files related to troubled BioWatch

    WASHINGTON -- Leaders of a House committee probing BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting biological attacks, complained Thursday that administration officials had blocked them from seeing documents held by two senior federal scientists...
  • BioWatch stands at a crossroads

    WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists. They...
  • The latest misguided GOP effort to stop Obamacare

    The latest misguided GOP effort to stop Obamacare
    The House is expected to hold yet another symbolic vote this week on a bill to neuter the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, once again taking aim at the much-unloved "individual mandate" -- the requirement that virtually all adult Americans...
  • Obama sets strict test for Keystone XL Pipeline

    Obama sets strict test for Keystone XL Pipeline
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama set a high bar for approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, declaring for the first time that he would let the project go forward only if it does not “significantly increase” emissions of greenhouse...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Several departing state lawmakers, including the former top Republican on the Senate Education Committee, are in line for six-figure, taxpayer-funded payoffs as they head into retirement. State Sen. Jeff Piccola, R-...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman gets President Obama's endorsement

     
    President Barack Obama has endorsed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Waxman is running against nonpartisan businessman and former Republican Bill Bloomfield of Manhattan Beach....
  • House Republicans schedule rare hearing on climate change

    House Republicans schedule rare hearing on climate change
    WASHINGTON – House Republicans have summoned the leaders of 13 federal agencies to a hearing next month to examine their plans to implement a sweeping climate change agenda that President Obama outlined in a June speech. Organized by the Energy...
  • Out of the Blue: Speak up against San Onofre

    Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....