Stories for May 15, 2012
Mark Zuckerberg stands to make billions of dollars this week as Facebook goes public. But he’s not alone. The state of California expects to make billions off Facebook’s initial public offering too.
Last week, members of the Poway Unified School District Foundation took fundraising proposals to the district’s school board that included corporate sponsorships for things like technology, sports teams and school transportation.
In the third season, Garrow continues to champion the rights of prisoners against the power of the State. Andrew Buchan, Alun Armstrong and Lyndsey Marshall star in this series inspired by actual legal cases from the late 18th century. In the third episode, Garrow is confronted with an impossible choice: to expose British colonial brutality in open court or to re-unite Lady Sarah with her son. In the final episode, a vicious riot erupts after polling has closed in the Westminster constituency.
A former Mexican law enforcement official pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in San Diego to aiding members of a violent Tijuana-based drug cartel in a case prosecutors said included helping traffickers get away with a double homicide in 2010.
Follow famed paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey and his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and their colleagues as they work in the arid northern regions of Kenya’s Turkana Basin to unravel the mysteries of human evolution. While one of the Leakeys’ goals is to demonstrate the complexity and truth of human evolution, they also seek to show how the qualities that we proudly call human were all born in Africa.