Geography of the United States http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24942/all en CORRECTED-U.S. Border Patrol beefs up California coast enforcement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-us-border-patrol-beefs-california-coast-enforcement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects description of items seized in final paragraph to dive scooters, not mini-submarines)</p> <p>By Marty Graham</p> <p>SAN DIEGO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Border Patrol has assigned more agents to the Southern California coast following an increase in attempts to smuggle people and drugs into the United States by water, a Border Patrol official said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-us-border-patrol-beefs-california-coast-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Borders of the United States Geography of the United States Social Issues Western United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 04:45:19 +0000 5732474 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 05:30:16 +0000 5739751 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:15:35 +0000 5739806 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:15:03 +0000 5739969 at http://www.globalpost.com Los Angeles official seeks to shut hotels for maternity tourists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/los-angeles-official-seeks-shut-hotels-maternity-tourists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles official moved on Tuesday to crack down on so-called maternity hotels he said have sprung up across parts of Southern California as pregnant women travel to the United States in a growing "birthing tourism" trend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/los-angeles-official-seeks-shut-hotels-maternity-tourists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Geography of the United States Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 03:15:23 +0000 5741347 at http://www.globalpost.com FEATURE-Mother loses fourth child to Chicago gun violence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/feature-mother-loses-fourth-child-chicago-gun-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Renita D. Young</p> <p>CHICAGO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Shirley Chambers of Chicago had four children - three boys and a girl. Now they're all gone.</p> <p>Chambers will bury her son, Ronnie Chambers, on Monday. He was the last of the single mother's children - all victims of gun violence in Chicago over a period of 18 years.</p> <p>"I was in shock, truly, because I'm just knowing that Ronnie's going to grow up and be an old man. That was in my heart," said Chambers, 54.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/feature-mother-loses-fourth-child-chicago-gun-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabrini–Green Chicago Police Department Geography of the United States Law Shirley Chambers Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:15:54 +0000 5742324 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Year of the Snake may smile on Psy, but health woes could bite http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/year-the-snake-may-smile-psy-health-woes-could-bite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects to fix date of lunar New Year in second paragraph to Feb. 10)</p> <p>TAIPEI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The coming lunar Year of the Snake is likely to smile on South Korean rapper Psy with increased prosperity, but he will need to leave Korea to make money and could risk exhaustion.</p> <p>As Chinese communities around the globe prepare for the lunar New Year on Feb. 10, which ushers in the Year of the Snake, a Taiwanese fortune teller predicted a mixed bag of luck for famous "snake" people around the world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/year-the-snake-may-smile-psy-health-woes-could-bite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chinese astrology Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Idaho Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 03:15:04 +0000 5744961 at http://www.globalpost.com Feng shui says Snake year to bring market gains, disaster risk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/feng-shui-says-snake-year-bring-market-gains-disaster-risk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Grace Li</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The coming Year of the Snake will see financial markets slither higher as optimism grows, although the risk of disasters and territorial disputes in Asia also looms, say practitioners of the ancient Chinese art of feng shui.</p> <p>Believers in the Chinese form of geomancy maintain the universe is made up of five elements -- earth, water, fire, wood and metal -- that define the collective mood in the world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/feng-shui-says-snake-year-bring-market-gains-disaster-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chinese thought Geography of the United States Human Interest Idaho Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 05:30:51 +0000 5748457 at http://www.globalpost.com Atlanta ranked as best U.S. city to find love online http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/atlanta-ranked-best-us-city-find-love-online <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Singles looking to find love online might want to head to Atlanta, which was ranked on Thursday as the best U.S. city to connect on the web, while Laredo, in Texas, was considered the worst.</p> <p>The southern metropolis scored best in the ranking compiled by Men's Health magazine, which looked at the number of members of six popular online dating sites in each city and the percentage of households using online dating services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/atlanta-ranked-best-us-city-find-love-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dating Geography of Georgia Geography of the United States Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:15:21 +0000 5749434 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican teen shot 7 times in clash with U.S. border police -autopsy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/refile-mexican-teen-shot-back-clash-us-border-police-autopsy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PHOENIX, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A Mexican teenager killed when the U.S. Border Patrol opened fire on a group of rock throwers in Mexico last year was shot at least seven times from behind, an autopsy by Mexican authorities showed.</p> <p>Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was shot as agents fired into Nogales, Mexico, after responding to reports of drug trafficking on Oct 10.</p> <p>An attorney acting for the Elena Rodriguez family, Luis F. Parra, released a copy of the Mexican medical examiner's report on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/refile-mexican-teen-shot-back-clash-us-border-police-autopsy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of the United States Social Issues United States Border Patrol Western United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:45:27 +0000 5749611 at http://www.globalpost.com Blizzard blankets U.S. Northeast, disrupting traffic and flights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/blizzard-blankets-us-northeast-disrupting-traffic-and-flights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Edith Honan</p> <p>NEW YORK, Feb 9 (Reuters) - A blizzard continued to pummel the Northeastern United States on Saturday, disrupting thousands of flights, shutting down roads and mass transit and blanketing the region with heavy snowfall.</p> <p>Hundreds of thousands of people lost power, with more than 200,000 reported outages in Massachusetts, more than 100,000 in Rhode Island, and 30,000 in Connecticut, according to local utilities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/blizzard-blankets-us-northeast-disrupting-traffic-and-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Geography of the United States Labor Law Meteorology Nor'easters Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 07:30:03 +0000 5750815 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-U.S. blizzard kills two, leaves thousands without power http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-us-blizzard-kills-one-leaves-thousands-without-power <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects location in 9th para to Prospect, Connecticut, not Prospect, Rhode Island)</p> <p>* 2,000 flights canceled, record snow in Maine</p> <p>* Mail delivery suspended; snow plows stuck</p> <p>* Nuclear power plant loses power</p> <p>By Tim McLaughlin and Edith Honan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-us-blizzard-kills-one-leaves-thousands-without-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atmospheric sciences Business Geography of the United States Human Interest Labor Law Meteorology Natural disasters Nor'easters Weather Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 11:00:34 +0000 5750895 at http://www.globalpost.com Blizzard kills two, grinds US northeast to halt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/blizzard-kills-two-grinds-us-northeast-halt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A ferocious snowstorm pummeled the northeastern United States for a second straight day Saturday, killing at least two people, bringing transportation to a halt and cutting off power to at least half a million customers.</p> <p>The storm dumped more than a foot and a half (about 46 centimeters) of snow on New York state and Connecticut, severing power and transport links for tens of millions of people.</p> <p>Massachusetts, which was due to bear the brunt of the blizzard, was forecast to get up to two feet of snow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/blizzard-kills-two-grinds-us-northeast-halt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of the United States Meteorology Natural disasters AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 11:01:18 +0000 5750909 at http://www.globalpost.com US northeast digs out from blizzard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/us-northeast-digs-out-blizzard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The northeastern United States began digging out Saturday in the wake of a fierce blizzard that left at least two dead, half a million customers without power, and air, road and rail links paralyzed.</p> <p>The storm dumped between one and two feet of snow across New England, with hurricane-strength wind gusts helping to create massive drifts. But according to the National Weather Service, the system was on its way out of the region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/us-northeast-digs-out-blizzard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of the United States Meteorology Weather AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 15:46:41 +0000 5751050 at http://www.globalpost.com US northeast digs out from blizzard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/us-northeast-digs-out-blizzard-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The northeastern United States slowly got back on the move Saturday after a fierce blizzard paralyzed air, road and rail travel and left hundreds of thousands of people without power.</p> <p>The storm dumped between one and two feet of snow across New England, with hurricane-strength gusts helping to create massive drifts. By late Saturday, the system had moved out toward Canada, battering three provinces there.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/us-northeast-digs-out-blizzard-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of the United States Meteorology Weather AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 20:02:19 +0000 5751306 at http://www.globalpost.com