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New study connects global warming to recent year heat

An analysis by a top government scientist says the extreme heat and drought seen in the U.S., Europe and other regions in recent years must be global warming. Specifically the study by NASA scientist James Hansen blames climate change for last year’s drought in Texas and Oklahoma, the 2010 heat wave in Russia and the 2003 European heat wave that led to tens of thousands of deaths.

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Yosemite National Park’s lost valley will be subject of vote

This fall San Franciscans will vote on a local measure with national implications: It could return to the American people a flooded gorge described as the twin of breathtaking Yosemite Valley.

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Yosemite National Park’s lost valley will be subject of vote

This fall San Franciscans will vote on a local measure with national implications: It could return to the American people a flooded gorge described as the twin of breathtaking Yosemite Valley.

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Birthday boy: President Obama plays golf, heads to Camp David to celebrate as he turns 51

President Barack Obama celebrated his 51st birthday Saturday with a round of golf and a quiet weekend at Camp David, taking a break from campaigning three months before Election Day. …

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Whether San Francisco eventually will cede claim to a reservoir in Yosemite is subject of vote

This fall San Franciscans will vote on a local measure with national implications: It could return to the American people a flooded gorge described as the twin of breathtaking Yosemite Valley.

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Former presidential economic adviser, business professor Paul McCracken dies at age 96

Paul W. McCracken, a former economic adviser to several U.S. presidents, has died at age 96.

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Vice President Biden praises American veterans for sacrifices they’ve made on behalf of nation

Vice President Joe Biden is praising America’s veterans for the sacrifices they’ve made on behalf of their country.

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