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California tuition hike fight shifts to Sacramento

November 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Amelia Itnyre, 23, and Sebastian Cano, 21, students at University of California Davis, react after the vote to raise tuition fees was announced during the UC Regents meeting in San Francisco, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. The Regents approved raising tuition by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years unless the [&hellip...

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Buffalo area hit with epic snow _ with more coming

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Charles Miller a tractor trailor driver for DOT foods hugs and says goodbye to Hope Clingan, a college student from Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio along camp road in Hamburg, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Miller carried Clingan thru the snow to her...

Obama picks NTSB member as new auto safety chief

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2011 file photo, National Transportation Safety Board official Mark Rosekind speaks at a news conference in Reno, Nev. President Obama nominated Rosekind to run the troubled National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on...

Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

The White House is seen at dusk in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn...

‘This is my jail’: Corruption case goes to trial

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, a corrections officer works at a security post at Baltimore City Detention Center in Baltimore. Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with...

Self-driving cars: safer, but what of their morals

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 2014, file photo, a Google self-driving car goes on a test drive near the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. While these cars promise to be much safer, accidents will be inevitable. How those cars should react when faced...

Sister of slain actress crusades against Manson

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE — In a Sept. 2, 2009 file photo Debra Tate, sister of slain Sharon Tate, speaks during a parole hearing for Manson follower Susan Atkins at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. Tate, whose pregnant sister Sharon was...

Safety agency to push for national air bag recall

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a crash test of a 2002 Honda CR-V, one of the models subject to a recall to repair faulty air bags. The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of...

No on Keystone pipeline _ but GOP vows replay

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and the Keystone XL oil pipeline bill sponsor, turns from a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The U.S. Senate has rejected a proposal...

Cupich becomes Chicago archbishop, decries abuse

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Archbishop Blase Cupich walks down the aisle after his Installation Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Chicago. Cupich was named in September by Pope Francis to succeed the retiring Cardinal Francis George. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast,...