California signed a deal on Tuesday with a private prison contractor for two facilities and had plans to lease more space. But yesterday afternoon, a three-judge panel granted Governor Brown only a 30-day extension to reduce crowding: now he has until Jan. 27.
Earlier this summer in places like New Mexico and Arizona, temperatures were reaching record highs, cattle were dying and crops were drying up. So did those September storms do much to help the drought?
Android users now have a way to brush up on their Navajo. As KUNM's Carrie Jung reports, the Navajo Keyboard app is allowing smart phone users to practice their skills in the native language through text messaging and social media.
As part of his pseudo-filibuster against funding for Obamacare Republican Ted Cruz read aloud from "Green Eggs and Ham" for his daughters who were apparently at home watching him on C-SPAN. This was an interesting choice -- politically
Like a lot of parents, writer Karl Taro Greenfeld was concerned about the amount of homework his eighth grade daughter had to struggle through each night. But unlike most parents, Greenfeld decided to see for himself what sort of workload his 13-year-old was having to tackle.