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6 hrs ago | Inhabitat
An earthquake early warning system for California was finalized two years ago and passed into law last year, but it has not yet been implemented pending funding.
6 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)
The former head of the CIA's clandestine services has slammed the Senate committee that investigated the torture techniques employed after 9/11 for throwing the agency "under the bus."
The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs.
While President Obama dithers, Congress needs to act against ISIS. House and Senate leaders should reconvene Congress this week and take the unprecedented step of authorizing military action against ISIS for President Obama's signature.
President Obama speaks with Jani Bergdahl and Bob Bergdahl, the parents of Army Sgt.
In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, CIA Director nominee John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Clean up continues after the powerful Napa earthquake, which caught many people sound asleep.
A new earthquake early warning system in testing since 2012 has helped BART keep trains running in the event of an earthquake and could have broader applications for the public, officials said today.
Senator Dianne Feinstein Monday called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector to build an integrated earthquake early-warning system to save lives and property.
Four homes at Napa Valley Mobile Home Park in Napa were destroyed by a fire triggered by the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck early Sunday.
Sen. Lamar Alexander is calling for airline passengers to be banned from making cellphone calls during flights, even though he says they should still be allowed to send text messages.
Senator Dianne Feinstein , chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today applauded the decision by the Drug Enforcement Administration to move drugs containing hydrocodone, such as Vicodin and other painkillers, from schedule III to schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.
The state's Democratic senators are struggling to balance sympathy for Central Valley farmers with concern for environmental protection.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:41 am
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