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By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, in a bizarre display of faux outrage and indignation, the regime in Ethiopia unleashed its big "experts" to go after International Rivers , an organization that has been leading the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of indigenous communities that depend on them for nearly three decades.
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Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they have more skepticism than confidence in global warming, the age of the Earth and evolution and have the most trouble believing a Big Bang created the universe 13.8 billion years ago, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.
ALINA POLYAKOVA is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology, University of Bern.
Jeff Chiu/Associated Press Cuonzo Martin, second from right, smiles as he poses for photographs with, from left, chancellor Nicholas Dirks, athletic director Sandy Barbour and vice chancellor John Wilton after Martin was introduced as men's basketball coach at California on Tuesday at a news conference in Berkeley, Calif.
There are endless arguments for why people drink, the simplest being that alcohol is tasty and it makes us feel good.
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New novels by Ayelet Waldman, Heather Brittain Bergstrom and Jessica Levine and poetry by Matthew Zapruder and Viola Canales are among this month's new releases by Bay Area authors, as is a collection of short novels by the late Gina Berriault.
Sophomores Brandon Mah and Christian Vazquez talk while enjoying the sun at the UC Berkeley campus on April 18, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif.
Dear UC Berkeley Chancellor Dirk and UC President Napolitano, I attended a memorial gathering yesterday in honor of Mr. Damon Frick, a coworker at the International House on the UC Berkeley campus who was killed on the job in a horrible and sad accident last week.
UC Berkeley's response to campus sexual assault is the subject of a federal investigation, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Education confirmed Friday.
A group of 40 anti-nuclear activists, including a Dominican nun, were peacefully arrested at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory at the conclusion of an annual Good Friday protest organized by local interfaith groups.
University of California, Berkeley's freshman acceptance rate for fall 2014 plunged 3.5 percent amid changes to its admission process, including a greater emphasis on admitting out-of-state students.
A five-alarm that destroyed the warehouses of three West Berkeley businesses on Saturday night caused an estimated $9 million in damage, Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said today.
The San Francisco Police Department took over as the lead agency investigating the case of a teenage girl who was allegedly kidnapped in the city and found naked and pepper sprayed on a Berkeley street.