When you're making eight bucks an hour, which is pretty typical in the fast-food industry, it's tough to make ends meet.
A container of radioactive waste stolen at gunpoint in Mexico was found Wednesday afternoon.
A new report shows California's economic recovery has been a mixed bag with coastal regions seeing healthy job growth while inlands areas continue to struggle.
Chuck Hagel is now the third Secretary of Defense to consider whether fallen San Diego Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta deserves the Medal of Honor. Rep. Duncan Hunter sent Hagel a letter in October asking him to reconsider the evidence of Peralta's bravery, and a Hunter spokesman says the secretary is "looking at it seriously."
President Obama is ordering federal agencies to use more renewable energy, in a memorandum issued Thursday. Under the new plan, each agency would have until 2020 to get 20 percent of its power from renewable sources.
Ford unveiled its new Mustang on Thursday, in a splashy event that was undermined a bit by leaked photos that showed the new model's design. And the Mustang will be sold around the globe for the first time since the car was introduced nearly 50 years ago.
A training exercise planned at Camp Pendleton Thursday is expected to cause loud booms and be heard up to 50 miles away.
An early morning crash involving eight vehicles and a motorcycle sent three people to the hospital and caused a backup on westbound I-8 Thursday.
Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating has reached a new high as he considers seeking re-election next year.
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent in the third quarter, according to data released Thursday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. That's a rise from the second quarter, when the real gross domestic product tallied a 2.5 percent gain.
An Arizona employee safety agency has fined the state's forestry division $559,000 for its failures in handling the Yarnell Hill wildfire, which killed 19 elite firefighters from the city of Prescott this summer.
Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is more than a little aggravated with the Senate Conservatives Fund, and who can blame him.
It's Day 4 of the White House's new messaging push for the Affordable Care Act. Today the goal is to tell the stories of people with pre-existing conditions who are now entitled to coverage under the new health care law.
One thing that's clear about the relaunch of the troubled HealthCare.gov website is that it can accommodate more people.
A new report says the Justice Department regularly coerces defendants in federal drug cases to plead guilty by threatening them with steep prison sentences or stacking charges to increase their time behind bars.