Jennifer Chaussee

Pro-Israel Student Wins California Regents Board Election After Fierce Debate

A student with strong ties to Israel was appointed to the governing council of the University of California Wednesday amid debate similar to that which arose last year after the Board of Regents chose a Muslim student active in Palestinian causes.

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Mull Giant Nets To Stop Suicide Leaps

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge may soon be less of a magnet for people trying to commit suicide, as regional officials consider a plan to install mesh barriers beneath the historic orange span to catch jumpers before they hit the water.