Stories for October 2, 2013
The United States has started funding community programs in Mexico in an effort to prevent young people from joining drug cartels.
Prominent members of the legal community are pressuring the Obama administration to do more to ensure that poor criminal defendants have access to a lawyer, a situation that Attorney General Eric Holder has already likened to a national crisis.
After a breakup, raw feelings can set off a desire for revenge. Some jilted lovers have taken to posting intimate pictures of a former partner on the Internet. It's a phenomenon known as "revenge porn," and on Monday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law making it a crime.
The old line in Washington is that the "establishment" controls everything.
You’ve heard of dog and horse shows, but are you familiar with rabbit shows? "Rabbit Fever" is a coming-of-age story that follows six competitors as they strive to win the top title at the National American Rabbit Convention – an event that draws more than 20,000 rabbits in one building, the largest mass of rabbits in the world. While adult members of the rabbit habit compete for BEST IN SHOW, the teenage enthusiasts quest for an even more coveted honor in the rabbit community – RABBIT KING and QUEEN!
President Obama has been railing against Republicans in Congress nearly every day this week.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the government shutdown - which forced the furlough of 70 percent of the CIA and NSA workforce - amounted to a 'dreamland' of opportunity for foreign spies agencies.
SAN DIEGO - Construction will continue on the ongoing expansion of the San Ysidro border crossing between Tijuana and San Diego despite the temporary United States government shutdown.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill ending the traditional standardized tests that the state's public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999.
Online enrollment is available for California's new health insurance exchange after technical glitches on the system's opening day forced overnight upgrades.
It's been 40 years since America declared "war on cancer," sinking hundreds of billions of dollars into research. While survival rates for some forms of cancer have improved, many are just as deadly as they were decades ago. Health writer and former cancer patient Clifton Leaf joins us to explore the topic. He will speak tonight at UC San Diego's Exploring Ethics Series.
A Santa Ana wind event combined with low relative humidity will increase the risk of wildfires in San Diego. A fire weather watch is scheduled this weekend for the inland valleys and mountain areas.
One of the two men taken into custody has been released as authorities in New York City continue to investigate an incident Sunday in which dozens of motorcyclists chased a driver. Some then surrounded his SUV, smashed its windows and beat the man in front of his wife and young child.
A 39-year-old man has been accused of making and possessing a "hoax bomb" and making a false report about an explosive device following the scare that shut down Jacksonville (Fla.) International Airport for five hours on Tuesday.
San Francisco legislation requiring businesses to consider requests for flexible work schedules from employees who serve as caregivers appears set to become law.
Private employers added 166,000 jobs to their payrolls in September, a modest gain after slightly less growth the month before, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report.
It's Day Two of the Federal Government Shutdown, 2013 edition with no end in sight.
Pardon us for being repetitive, but there's no end in sight to the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Many Americans got "please wait" messages Tuesday when they tried to start shopping for health coverage on the federal government's new health insurance website, healthcare.gov. A series of technological glitches, delays and crashes kept people from getting to several of the 16 state exchanges, too.
Walk through a health food store and you'll find amaranth, sorghum, quinoa -- heritage grains that have been staples around the world for generations. Americans are just discovering them.
In a call center in Rancho Cordova, Calif., on Tuesday, all the workers wore the same T-shirt: "Keep Calm And Go Live."