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Here we see the on-draft menu from the Beer Garden in Starkville, Mississippi -- the kind of place where recently you might have expected to find Bud, Bud Light, and Corona.
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Thomas Piketty and his 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' are white hot, but he's no 'Tocqueville for Today'-and he and his fan club have Tocqueville all wrong.
A registered sex offender was arrested after he allegedly grabbed a child walking with her parents right outside the UC Berkeley police station, authorities said Tuesday.
Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches.
Mayor Tom Bates is proposing that several East Bay cities, including Berkeley, join together to adopt a regional minimum wage.
University of California at Berkeley police are seeking a man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman at People's Park on Sunday night.
A man reportedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman following an argument in People's Park on Sunday, authorities said.
This image, showing the first all-sky microwave image of the universe soon after the Big Bang, was released by a team of astronomers from NASA and Princeton University on Feb. 10, 2003 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Scientists are disturbed from a new poll that reveals that a majority of Americans question the Big Bang theory.
Workers sewing garments at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17, 2013. American and European retailers and apparel brands committed to improving safety in Bangladeshi factories have divided into two sometimes feuding camps, a result that some say detracts from the overall effort.
It's a radical move for a city to file a lawsuit against itself, but when a majority vote of the council is ignored, or bypassed, it becomes a viable option.
A South Berkeley liquor store has lost its license to sell alcohol for 20 days after an employee there bought purportedly stolen cellphones from an undercover agent, a state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control spokesman said today.
BERKELEY, Calif. -The Berkeley FILM Foundation announced that it is accepting applications for its 2014 film and video grant program.
Cal Chancellor Nicholas Dirks said UC Berkeley had to admit more students from outside California because the school needs money.
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The U.S. Department of Education will investigate claims that the University of California-Berkeley failed to investigate reports of sexual assault on its grounds.
Mayor Tom Bates will highlight important changes and initiatives that are transforming Berkeley in his annual State of the City address on April 30 at Berkeley City College.