Archive for November 18th, 2012

  • Personal, strategic motivations for Obama in Asia

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, en route to Southeast Asia. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) BANGKOK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, expanding U.S. influence in Asia is more than just...

  • Sandy uprooted trees by the thousands in NY, NJ

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, a tree in Jersey City, N.J., lies tangled in power lines after being brought down by high winds from Superstorm Sandy. Experts say the winds of Superstorm Sandy took out more trees in the neighborhoods, parks and...

  • Is giant reed a ‘miracle plant’ or the next kudzu?

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Sept. 17, 2007 photo provided by Dendra Inc., part of a 75-acre stand of Arundo is mowed on the San Luis Rey River by the Mission Resource Conservation District in Bonsall, Calif. California...