FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - Bradley Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Thursday, a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending classified material to WikiLeaks.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Running out of money to fight wildfires at the peak of the season, the U.S. Forest Service is diverting $600 million from timber, recreation and other areas to fill the gap.
This month brought a close to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Editor's note: the following letter was sent to the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors and staff from the Castaic Area Town Council.
Most schools no longer have the resources or funding to teach financial literacy, including how to budget, save or set personal finance goals, but a recent Union Bank survey with Harris Interactive® reports that our nation's kids are hungry for information.
Regarding Dick Cesaroni's letter to the editor "Major League Baseball and its discipline," published Aug. 13: Pete Rose made much more than a few bets while managing the Reds. He bet on 52 games over the course of the 1985, '86 and '87 seasons - at a minimum of $10,000 per game on the Reds.
I realize the person writing the news story does not usually write the headlines for their story. However, on Aug. 10, Luke Money wrote an article about kids posting a picture of the cover of their Star Test booklets, but the headline read "Students post test answers" (A1).
Politics is tribal, often built on difference and division. Success can depend on how effectively opponents are cast as somehow "impure" or "the other."
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Terry Francona has been an extremely good fit for the Indians. His players seem to feel the same way, considering the way they've been contending for a postseason berth.
MIAMI (AP) - Zack Greinke said he was merely trying to beat the Miami Marlins and not competing with teammate Clayton Kershaw.
It's no secret that there are certain limitations when it comes to running athletic programs at a community college.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul was elected president of the NBA players' association Wednesday, replacing Derek Fisher.
HONOLULU (AP) - A German woman who lost her arm in a Maui shark attack has died.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - An out-of-control forest fire threatening about 2,500 structures near Yosemite National Park was one of more than 50 active, large wildfires dotting the western U.S. on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time since 2009, previously occupied U.S. homes are selling at a pace associated with a healthy market.
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.