Southwest Journalist

Rocket company launch site unlikely to harm protected species

Elizabeth Robinson

May 29, 2014

Filed under Nation

CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press McALLEN, Texas — Building and operating a private rocket launch site along the coast in the southernmost tip of Texas is unlikely to jeopardize the existence of protected animal speci...

Google reveals lack of diversity in its workforce

Jordan Shapiro

May 29, 2014

Filed under Nation

MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — Google has had more trouble diversifying its workforce than its computer scientists have had writing programs that respond to search requests in the blink of an eye or designing...

Kerry tells Snowden to ‘man up’ and come home

Rebekah Wahlberg

May 28, 2014

Filed under Front Page, Nation

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive and challenged him to “man up and come back to the United States.” Kerry was asked about Snowden...

California residents to vote on secession advisory measure

Katie Bast

May 28, 2014

Filed under Front Page, Nation

JULIET WILLIAMS Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Residents of California’s largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and ...

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