Congress voted to renew a ban on plastic firearms that can skirt airport detectors, but Republican lawmakers blocked efforts to tighten the restrictions.
Time was when business-suited Santas would spend December roaming the corridors of Congress, bestowing all sorts of goodies upon their elected friends, prospective friends and staffers: baskets of food, bottles of booze, even high-priced tickets to sports events.
If revenge is a dish best served cold, in Washington it can also be served with a heaping side of irony.
The city of San Diego has 425 requests for sidewalk installations throughout the city, which would cost a combined $170 million, but only budgets $1 million annually to pay for them.
That wreath on your front door could contain stolen goods.
Critics of the federal auto bailout will no longer be able to refer derisively to GM as "Government Motors" -- on Monday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the U.S. government has sold its remaining shares in the carmaker.
Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for sugar shakers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of grits. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect Beignets at home.
The SANDAG report says the median cost of a single-family house in San Diego in November was $469,000, down 1.3 percent from last month but 15 percent higher from October 2012.
Federal prosecutors announced Monday the indictment of 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies on an array of charges stemming from a sweeping investigation into inmate abuse and corruption.
When Diane Shore got a letter that her health policy would be canceled, the small premium increase for the new plan didn't bother her that much.
Comic book lovers have a new paradise. It's not the Batcave or the Fortress of Solitude; it's a new cartoon library and museum, tucked into a nondescript building on the Ohio State University campus.
Relatives of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have asked people to mark Saturday's anniversary of the mass shooting with "acts of kindness" and say they will light candles in memory of the victims.
If you're looking for good role models for your teenagers, the local cineplex may not be the place to go.