Stories for January 3, 2014
Dutch police arrested Jose Rodrigo Arechiga Gamboa, a top enforcer for the Sinaloa cartel on Tuesday for drug charges originating in San Diego.
When Congress returns next week, House Republicans will welcome their Democratic colleagues with a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't vote.
So the world's most clandestine spy agency is working on something called a quantum computer, The Washington Post tells us. It's based on rules Einstein himself described as "spooky," and it can crack almost any code. That's got to be top-secret stuff, right?
On a cold, cloudy day in Colorado, ski racer Alice McKennis suits up. She buckles her boots, puts on a back protector and dons a tightfitting speed suit.
The city of San Diego is projecting to save roughly $11.8 million in pension payments this upcoming fiscal year.
Rebecca Nagle sometimes finds herself asking the question: What would Hugh Hefner say?
The massive snowstorm battering the eastern United States has affected air travel and caused numerous delays and cancellations here in San Diego.
The leftover prescription drugs you have around your house are at the center of a battle between small government and big pharmaceutical companies.
After the the school lunch program was overhauled in 2012 to curb childhood obesity, lots of kids began complaining that lunches were too skimpy.
The results from the first snow survey in the Sierra Nevada Mountains this year don't bode well for Californians. This year's reading and the one in January 2012 are the lowest on record.
Federal agencies are proposing new rules for handling gun buyers' background checks, in changes the Obama administration says will "keep guns out of potentially dangerous hands." The changes include a clarification of rules barring firearm possession due to mental health problems.
Phillip Mado, who once studied in America as one of Sudan's "Lost Boys," returned to South Sudan a couple of months ago after hearing his mother was sick.
All poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $75 to $175 depending on the assignment. Those who are bilingual receive an additional $15 if assigned to provide language assistance to voters.
Reality television star Clay Aiken set the political class chattering Friday with rumors that he may run for Congress.
Attorneys for same-sex couples say Utah officials who want to block gay marriages "cannot meet their burden" of showing either an error by a lower court or serious damage if the ceremonies continue, according to papers filed with the Supreme Court Friday. The filing urges the court to deny a request to halt the unions in Utah.
The California Highway Patrol arrested 20 motorists on San Diego roads on suspicion of drunken driving over the New Year's holiday.
A federal magistrate will meet with lawyers Friday to resolve the dispute over the care of a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead following tonsil surgery.
With November mid-term elections looming, 2014 promises much more political catnip than 2013.
Nearly four years after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, most of its major provisions are now in effect. And they appear to be as controversial as ever.
Ford and GM are calling 2013 the best year for U.S. auto sales in at least five years. On Friday, they reported double-digit annual gains, while Chrysler reported an increase of 9 percent for its strongest year since 2007.
A man who illegally came to the United States two decades ago said he hopes a court ruling granting him a law license will open doors to millions of other immigrants in the same situation.
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court not to extend a temporary injunction given to a group of Colorado nuns who want to be exempt from some rules in the new health care law. The rules relate to the requirement that most employers provide health insurance that includes coverage of birth control costs.
A National Weather Service dense fog advisory for areas within five miles of the coast is set to remain in effect until 9 a.m., about when the fog is expected to dissipate.
The app will allow residents and tourists to check water quality at 80 beaches and waterways. It will be available for smartphones, iPads and tablets.
In a business that's often poorly paid and anonymous, 39-year-old Bjarke Ingels has become something rare, especially at his age: a "starchitect" in demand.