California students admitted to UC by race
The University of California has for the first time admitted more Latino students from California as freshmen than white students. Here is a look at the number of in-state students accepted for fall 2014 admission by campus and race. Note that the...
White House on deport Bieber petition: No comment
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.
Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen idol reckless and asking Obama to...
Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.
The memo dated Friday, which The Associated...
5 features an Amazon phone might offer
NEW YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Amazon hasn't confirmed that it has...
SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
Following its midday launch through...
Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the Yonhap news agency reported Saturday.
As the last bit...
Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
The Labor Department said Friday that...
Listen: Cloud Foundation seeks to help wild mustangs
Jennifer Glassman, Photographer and Horse Advocate, tells us the status latest on wild mustangs in the nation. She says there is plenty of land but the BLM found ways to say the mustangs are destroying the land when they graze, a leading cause of...
Record Store Day is April 19
Bill Dudley, musicologist and previous record store owner (owned 6) says they didn't have a record store day in his day. He tells us how record store day started in 2008:
Visit your local record store and celebrate the day!
Listen: The Bunny Museum in Pasadena
It's the place that looks like Easter all year round! The Bunny Museum in Pasadena was born from one couple's love of each other. See the special exhibit this month at Pasadena Central Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101.
Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert
NEW YORK (AP) — Near the end of the first half of Thursday's 25th Anniversary Rain Forest benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man who recently learned he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President...