Stories for November 26, 2013
A Nevada judge on Tuesday denied a new trial for fallen football great O.J. Simpson in his 2008 convictions for armed robbery and kidnapping.
Housing prices in San Diego have risen at the third-fastest rate in the country over the last 14 years, trailing only Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
The sentencing of a Somali-American man convicted of trying to bomb a holiday tree-lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., in 2010 has been put on hold indefinitely. That move comes just days after the Justice Department notified his lawyers that part of the case against him had been "derived from" secret NSA electronic surveillance.
Officials in the Seattle suburb of SeaTac, Wash., say the town's voters have approved a $15 minimum wage for workers in and around its international airport, by a margin of just 77 votes, according to local government data.
Join the Italian vocal trio Il Volo to usher in the holiday season with performances of favorite Christmas classics. Filmed at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, this new special features “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “It’s the Most Wondeful Time of the Year,” “O Holy Night,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and many more.
President Obama's Affordable Care Act will be back before the Supreme Court this spring. This time, the issue is whether for-profit corporations, citing religious objections, may refuse to provide contraceptive services in health insurance plans offered to employees.
Major stock indexes have shot to record highs in the U.S. this year, gaining more than 20 percent, and yet economic growth remains at disappointing levels. A lot of analysts believe the stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve are behind the stock boom and a possible bubble.
Join world-renowned physician, best-selling author and educator Deepak Chopra for a step-by-step action plan for permanent weight loss, healthy eating and healing our bodies. With information on food cravings, nutritional imbalances, emotional “starvation” and other root causes of overeating, this special provides guidance on how to approach healthy eating so we feel truly satisfied.
Three years after the startling arrest of a 14-year-old boy for acting as a gang's assassin in Mexico, the boy, now 17, is reportedly heading to the United States, according to media and government reports. Edgar Jimenez, nicknamed El Ponchis -- "The Cloak" -- is a U.S. citizen who was born in San Diego.
The 2013 election marked a victory for foes of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Colorado. Voters in three Front Range communities decided to put limits on the practice.
So, a uniformed Marine walks into a convenience store, and says to the clerk, "Pack of Marlboro Reds, in a box -- and some matches."
The wild game supper has traditionally been a way for rural America to share the harvest before winter sets in. Food historians trace the ritual back to Colonial times, when families had to hunt in order to eat well, and some providers were better shots than others.
For the past dozen years, the MY MUSIC series has been preserving and archiving the greatest songs of the 1960s. Now, MY MUSIC ARCHIVES presents "The Best Of The 60s," a special selection of original hit songs from "My Generation: The 60s"; "The British Beat"; "Motown"; "60s Pop, Rock & Soul" and "The 60s Generation." This new program features the greatest moments from these specials devoted to the classic era of rock, pop and folk.
More than 400 documents, artifacts and artwork make up the Kinsey Collection, that covers 400 years of African-American triumphs and tragedies in this nation.
CBS has asked 60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan to take a leave of absence, along with her producer, after her recent story on the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was found to have multiple flaws. An internal report also found broader failings in how the news division handled the story. A summary of the report's findings was obtained by NPR on Tuesday.
A broken water main in Oceanside created a sinkhole that caused an adjacent sewage pipe to rupture and begin overflowing Monday morning into a Carlsbad lake.
Ending the year by weighing in again on a topic that caused it great grief back in the spring, the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday defined limits on the political activity of tax-exempt "social welfare" organizations.
In January, part-time workers who have so-called mini-med health insurance plans with very limited benefits and annual caps on payments will begin to lose that coverage.
The legendary Barbra Streisand makes a historic homecoming to Brooklyn at the new Barclays Center arena, marking the superstar’s first Brooklyn concert since her childhood years. Joined by special guests Il Volo and Chris Botti, Streisand performs an extensive selection of songs from throughout her five-decade career, including a touching duet with her son, Jason Gould.
During a visit to a store last holiday season, Jewish dad Neal Hoffman felt bad telling his son Jake that he couldn't have an Elf on the Shelf. The widely popular Christmas toy is intended to watch children's behavior for Santa. Hoffman kept thinking, maybe there could be something similar, but rooted in Jewish tradition.
Seven months before Illinois' same-sex marriage law goes into effect, a judge ruled Monday that two Chicago women can marry immediately because one of them has terminal cancer.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases brought by companies who say they have religious objections to the Affordable Care Act's requirement that they offer employees health insurance that includes contraception benefits.
The recent revelations about National Security Agency surveillance programs have renewed the debate over the balance between national security and civil liberties.
In our annual quest to keep Two-Way readers from burning down their homes on Thanksgiving, we once again round up videos about how to safely deep fry a turkey.
Saying he is "alive for a reason and I will work for change," Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds has told a Virginia news outlet that his life's work now "is to make sure other families don't have to go through what we are living."
Barbara Neff of Santa Monica is one of the roughly 1 million Californians who recently got word that their health insurance coverage would be expiring soon.
Fifteen years ago, Stephen Glass fabricated dozens of articles. Now, he is facing off against the California bar over whether he has the moral character required of lawyers.