Topic: University of Southern California
California's ballot-initiative process has roiled that state for 100 years. Legislators are now proposing reforms to bring it under control.
07/28/2011 05:31 pm
Since 1997, the adventures of Harry Potter have not only entertained, but also shaped the morals and attitudes of a generation. Will Harry Potter's impact remain afloat after tomorrow's release of the final movie, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2'?
07/14/2011 01:33 pm
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
06/30/2011 01:21 pm
The California budget passed by the Legislature June 15 was not balanced, so lawmakers must forfeit their pay until they pass one that is, said Controller John Chiang Tuesday.
06/21/2011 08:54 pm
New study finds that happiness is highest in nations with the most government intervention. Of 15 nations, Norway ranks No. 1 in happiness; US, only No. 10.
05/16/2011 11:02 am
NASA's once-iconic astronaut corps will shrink but still play a vital role as the space shuttle era comes to an end.
05/16/2011 08:59 am
Former US President Jimmy Carter ended a quick visit to North Korea this week with a message that Kim Jong-il would be willing to hold a summit with South Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak.
04/28/2011 03:24 pm
Whether Donald Trump's political moves turn out to be entertainment, a presidential candidacy, or a bit of both, the press attention offers him big payoffs – for now.
04/22/2011 05:15 pm
President Obama made his two-day, six-stop trip to California to raise money and rally his base. Along the way, he drew cheers at Facebook headquarters and hecklers in San Francisco.
04/21/2011 06:23 pm
After generations of strife, the holy land yearns for people with heart and vision to think in a different way, to heal in a new way, and to make real the vision for a just peace.
04/21/2011 12:02 pm