Stories for April 5, 2013
This is the tale of two cities and the prodigal son who has been reunited with the family.
In a major setback for California Governor Jerry Brown, a federal judge has rejected the state's push to retake control of prison inmates’ mental health care.
The nation's capital has been undergoing something of a building boom. Dozens of construction cranes dot the Washington, D.C., skyline.
In the U.S. Senate, it's down to the Final Four versus the Dynamic Duo.
A humble creature that has long toiled in obscurity for the benefit of humankind is poised to win a small measure of the distinction it deserves: designation as Oregon's official state microbe.
Authorities are looking into the possibility that white supremacist prison gangs may have been involved in a series of shootings of public officials in Colorado and Texas. If so, criminologists say this would be part of a larger pattern of prison gangs extending their reach.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County fell six-tenths of a cent today to $4.052, its lowest amount since Feb. 5.
Think that freezing food kills E. coli and other nasty microbes? Think again.
The 11.7 million Americans searching for work got discouraging news Friday morning when the Labor Department said employers created only 88,000 jobs in March. The weak job growth comes at the same time benefits for the long-term unemployed are shrinking.
A federal judge in Brooklyn, N.Y., has ruled that the morning-after pill for emergency contraception must be made available over the counter to girls 16 and under.
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stock market futures are plunging after the Labor Department showed that the economy added just 88,000 jobs in March, the lowest gain in nine months.
There's breaking budget news from several places this morning:
Automatic federal budget cuts that kicked in March 1 have had little initial impact in many parts of the government. For a few programs, however, the effect has been real and painful, as the government begins cutting $85 billion from its spending through the end of September.
How did Dennis Rodman end up having dinner with Kim Jong Un in North Korea? It was the idea of Vice Media, which has grown from a counterculture magazine into a full-fledged youth media conglomerate.