The archive of all headlines from May 23, 2015, organized by time of publication.
California water regulators have accepted an unprecedented proposal from Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta farmers to voluntarily cut water use by 25% -- or fallow a quarter of their cropland -- in an effort to avoid harsher, government-imposed cuts. Middle East A walk through the monumental ruins of ancient Palmyra — before Islamic State swept in
President Obama won a significant victory as nearly 50 Republicans and more than 10 Democrats voted for legislation that could make it easier for him to complete a wide-ranging pact with several nations across the Pacific Rim.
The continued American surveillance flights in areas where China is creating new islands in the South China Sea are intended to challenge the Chinese government’s claims of expanded territorial sovereignty.
The Senate pulls an all-nighter but fails to resolve a standoff over the system of collecting and storing U.S. telephone records. The program is set to expire June 1. Europe Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage; ballot count still underway
The blatant distortion of the truth and the systematic manipulation of all sources of information is an integral part of war planning. In the wake of 9/11, Donald Rumsfeld created to the Office of Strategic Influence (OSI), or “Office of Disinformation” as it was labeled by its critics
Scientists assessing the damage from the spill along the Santa Barbara County coast warn that the crude could harm the marine environment for years. Mexico & the Americas Panamanians' view of ex-president remains mixed as his allies are investigated
Most large community drinking water systems rely at least partially on contaminated groundwater sources, report says. Aquifers underneath the ground in the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys have been polluted. L.A. Now Feds order company involved in California oil spill to test, study pipe
Most large community drinking water systems rely at least partially on contaminated groundwater sources, report says. Aquifers underneath the ground in the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys have been polluted. Europe Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage, both sides say
Ireland has become the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote, sweeping aside the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church in a resounding victory Saturday for the gay rights movement.