Putin risks a new Afghanistan, Obama warns
The president predicts the Russian leader will have to change his strategy in Syria to avoid a quagmire. 12/1/15, 7:31 PM CET. Kerry: We can defeat ISIL 'if we get our act together'. BY Eliza Collins. John Kerry thinks the Islamic State can be beat ...
Indonesia says faulty part, crew action factors in AirAsia crash
JAKARTA Problems with a glitch-prone rudder component and the way pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an Indonesian AirAsia jet last year that killed all 162 on board, investigators said on Tuesday. The Airbus A320 crashed into ...
California water conservation lagged in October, but state is still on course
Los Angeles Times
For the first time since California's emergency drought rules took effect, the state failed to reduce its monthly water consumption by 25%, regulators said Tuesday. The state cut its urban water use in October by 22.2%, compared with the same month in ...
The Death of Juneau's Mayor
On Monday evening, Stephen “Greg” Fisk was found dead at his home in Juneau. Weeks earlier, the 70-year-old fisherman had unseated Merrill Sanford to become the mayor of Alaska's capital city. Fisk was found by his son Ian, who arrived at the home ...