Janet Napolitano

University of California President Janet Napolitano (Photo credit: University of California)

University of California tackles hunger, nutrition

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano wants to leverage the state’s role in agriculture and research to tackle one of the world’s most pressing problems: food. The former Homeland Security secretary […]

07/01/2014

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Napolitano vows to keep UC tuition affordable

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – New University of California President Janet Napolitano says she will work to keep tuition costs from rising beyond the reach of families. The former Homeland Security chief spoke Friday at […]

10/19/2013

Elizabeth Silva, left, waits for transportation outside of a federal building with her daughter Valentina, in San Diego. (AP Photo/ Elliot Spagat)

Mexicans seek asylum as drug violence persists

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elizabeth Silva was walking her younger sister to school when two hooded men burst into her house and pumped three bullets into her father. When her 14-year-old brother rushed out of […]

10/03/2013

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Napolitano’s resume precedes her as UC president

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano officially takes over as the University of California’s president on Monday, but she already has survived her first leadership challenge – a “no-confidence” vote sought […]

09/29/2013

Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas, May 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

Homeland Security official probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary […]

07/23/2013

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Napolitano approved as Calif. university president

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California’s governing board voted Thursday to appoint Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as the first female president of the 10-campus system despite objections to her record on immigration. […]

07/18/2013

19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout: (top l-r): Andrew Ashcraft, Robert Caldwell, Travis Carter, Dustin DeFord, Chris Mackenzie, Eric Marsh, and Grant McKee, (middle l-r): Sean Misner, Scott Norris, Wade Parker, John Percin, Jr., Anthony Rose, Jesse Steed, and Joe Thurston, (bottom l-r): Travis Turbyfill, William Warneke, Clayton Whitted, Kevin Woyjeck and Garret Zuppiger. (AP Photo)

‘Bless my hot shot crew:’ Survivor speaks at vigil

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena […]

07/09/2013

19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout: (top l-r): Andrew Ashcraft, Robert Caldwell, Travis Carter, Dustin DeFord, Chris Mackenzie, Eric Marsh, and Grant McKee, (middle l-r): Sean Misner, Scott Norris, Wade Parker, John Percin, Jr., Anthony Rose, Jesse Steed, and Joe Thurston, (bottom l-r): Travis Turbyfill, William Warneke, Clayton Whitted, Kevin Woyjeck and Garret Zuppiger. (AP Photo)

Service honors 19 Hotshots killed in Arizona fire

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters and law enforcement officers from New York to California filed into a northern Arizona arena Tuesday to mourn 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire and to support […]

07/09/2013

Janet Napolitano

Napolitano: Immigration bill would boost security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation would help authorities to know who is in the country, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday, as supporters of a system overhaul marshaled arguments against opponents.

04/23/2013

Feds using photo analysis in Boston case

BOSTON (AP) — Using futuristic photo-analysis tools, federal agents on the Boston Marathon case pressed the search Thursday for one or more potential suspects seen on video and released the images to enlist the public’s help.

04/18/2013

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at "Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service" for the Boston Marathon bombing victims at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. (AP Photo)

Feds hunt bomb suspects; Obama offers reassurance

BOSTON (AP) — Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombing pressed the search Thursday for suspects spotted on video, while President Obama paid a visit under heavy security to reassure the city and warn those responsible for the attack: “We will find you.”

04/18/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about the Boston Marathon explosions. (AP Photo)

Obama says Boston bombings an act of terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday the deadly Boston Marathon bombings were an act of terrorism but investigators do not know if they were carried out by an international or domestic organization, or perhaps by a “malevolent individual.”

04/16/2013

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