Kevin Bollaert was released from jail after posting $50,000 bail for 31 felony counts of conspiracy, identity theft and extortion related to a pair of now-inactive "revenge porn" websites.
A coalition of business, environmental and local government groups is calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to repay a $500 million-loan from cap-and-trade carbon auction proceeds.
Always one of “our favorite things,” we continue the cherished tradition of ringing in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, under the baton of guest conductor Daniel Barenboim and featuring everyone’s favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the beautiful dancing of the Vienna City Ballet. In addition to the Musikverein concert setting, the broadcast will feature a picturesque range of Vienna landmarks. Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews will return as host.
The police chief of Miami Gardens is resigning, weeks after allegations arose that his officers stopped and searched customers of a convenience store as a matter of routine. Charges of racial profiling and civil rights abuses were bolstered by videos that showed police frisking and arresting people.
FBI agents across the country have been among the most vocal opponents of the spending cuts triggered by sequestration, warning about everything from having to abandon surveillance work to a lack of gas money.
Unless Congress acts very quickly, some 1.3 million workers will lose their extended jobless benefits on Dec. 28.
Did you travel in 2013? Perhaps you went to Disneyland. Or maybe you met someone special, or watched the Super Bowl. Those moments of commonality are being highlighted by Facebook, which today released its list of the year's most popular topics, events, and places.
There's a brand-new holiday display at Florida's state Capitol in Tallahassee: a pole celebrating the fake holiday Festivus from the TV show Seinfeld.
If drug companies follow "guidance" issued Wednesday by the Food and Drug Administration, within three years it will be illegal to use medically important antibiotics to make farm animals grow faster, or use feed more efficiently.
John Morse was president of the Colorado Senate until September, when he became the first elected official recalled in the state's history.
Giant batteries are coming to a power grid near you. In fact, they're already starting to appear on the grid in California.
Meatpacking plants used to be located in urban centers like Kansas City and Chicago. Over the past few decades, many plants have moved to rural Midwestern towns, which have seen a huge influx of immigrants as a result. Yesterday, we reported on tiny Noel, Mo., which has struggled to help assimilate the newcomers who work at a large poultry plant. Today, we have this report from Garden City, Kan., a meatpacking town that embraces its new cultures.
Assembly Democrats are laying out their opening California budget proposal ahead of negotiations that will begin early next year.