Patt Morrison for June 8, 2012

Holiday Travelers Crowd NYC Airports
One of the enduring legacies of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 is the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which was created in November, 2001 with the intent of protecting America’s air travelers from terrorist threats; ever since, the government agency has been working to make air travel safer with multifaceted and sometimes infuriating rules and regulations.
HBO With The Cinema Society Host The New York Premiere Of HBO's "Girls"

HBO won’t offer stand-alone TV outside of cable … for now

Tough luck, web TV viewers. You won’t be able to watch “The Wire” or “Game Of Thrones” without a pricey cable and HBO subscription anytime soon.
Commuters Take To The Road And Rail In The Annual Christmas Getaway

Couch-surfing, pad-crashing etiquette: Can it exist?

Ben Franklin was right –- fish and guests do stink after three days.
UCLA's School of Theater, Film And Television Commencement Ceremony

California needs more college grads to fill jobs... in 2025

A new report from a group of independent business and civic leaders projects that California will need more than 5 million new students with bachelor’s degrees or technical credentials and about 2 million more students with post-secondary degrees by 2025 to fill job needs and remain economically competitive with other states.
Using computer in bed

The latest on America’s sleep habits

Do you sleep with your pet? If you’re in a relationship, do you have a preferred side of the bed? What time do you get out of bed in the morning? And do you sleep with your iPhone under your pillow? Slate Magazine and Survey Monkey’s recent poll of American sleeping habits resulted in a surprising number of respondents: over two million, most of whom are in bed by midnight and up by 7 am.
Dam Nation book

Finding water in the desert: Stephen Grace’s 'Dam Nation'

From the pioneer’s doctrine “the rain follows the plow,” through the time of John Wesley Powell, the founding of Los Angeles, and the rise and fall of the Bureau of Reclamation, water has been and will forever remain a political issue in the American West.
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