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Google's EU woes continue with threats from Dutch authorities

Google’s never-ending battle with European laws and regulations continues this week.

Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday.

Netanyahu, in Rome, tries to forestall Palestinian statehood drive

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a series of diplomatic consultations in Rome on Monday, attempting to build opposition to a planned Palestinian appeal to the United Nations for statehood.

Folio Prize announces long, long long list

The Folio Prize, founded to re-elevate the literary component of literary prizes, has announced its long list for 2014. It's a long, long, long list: 80 books.

Looking Back at COP20: How Should We Feel?

As you’ve probably heard by now, this year’s UN climate change conference has produced an agreement, the “Lima Accord.” The Accord invites each of the nearly 200 negotiating countries to develop an “intended nationally determined contribution” (INDC) to reduce its GHG emissions. Show More Summary

Can We Control Climate Change and Still Have Economic Growth? (Part I)

The Washington Post recently had a column arguing that even climate advocates and scientists are in denial, for thinking that we can have economic growth and still fight climate change.  is that true? It’s useful to take some time to think through what we mean by economic growth and how that relates to carbon emissions. […]

More women are choosing more effective birth control — here’s why it matters

What a wacky idea -- remove barriers to birth control, and women will choose safe, effective methods of contraception!

Christina Hendricks joins 'Roadies'

"Mad Men" is coming to an end next year, but at least one cast member already has her post-'60s plans set. Christina Hendricks is joining the cast of "Roadies," the Showtime pilot to be directed by Cameron Crowe.

Auto Club Speedway promotes executive Dave Allen to president

Dave Allen, formerly vice president of sales and marketing for Auto Club Speedway, was promoted to president of the Fontana track, its parent, International Speedway Corp., announced Monday.

Football: Peter Karavedas is new head coach at Sunny Hills

Peter Karavedas, a former head coach at Pasadena Maranatha, confirmed on Monday that he's the new head coach at Fullerton Sunny Hills.

Prince George kills it with cuteness in three new holiday pictures

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have released holiday pictures of wee Prince George, just in time for Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa -- in that order, incidentally.

This doomed Alaskan village shows just how unprepared we are for climate change

Disappearing beaches, erosion, and buildings toppling into the sea are just a few problems citizens of Shishmaref, AK are dealing with due to climate change.

Lakers guarantee half of Ronnie Price's contract

Ronnie Price signed with the Lakers over the summer without a guarantee he'd make the team.

Football: Sophomore QB Armando Herrera has Redlands East Valley in bowl final

It's hard enough to win a bowl game with a junior or senior playing quarterback, but Redlands East Valley is trying to pull it off with a sophomore, Armando Herrera, handling the offense.

American cities have bigger things to worry about than gentrification

Gentrification is an issue in only a very small handful of urban neighborhoods, according to a new report. The real problem is areas of "concentrated poverty," which are large and growing.

Frackers can now frack faster on some public lands

A big defense bill that passed last week contained a little provision that will speed up permitting for fracking projects on BLM land.

Boys' basketball: Price to retire jersey number of Allen Crabbe on Jan. 6

It's going to be quite a celebration in the Price gym prior to the game against Gahr on Jan. 6 at 7 p.m., because that's when Price will honor former standout player Allen Crabbe by retiring his jersey number.

UCLA's Eric Kendricks wins Lott IMPACT Trophy

UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks added the Lott IMPACT Trophy to his collection Sunday.

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