Stories by Amita
By most accounts, California's death penalty process takes too long and costs too much, but public safety groups in San Diego County believe there might be a way to fix the state's broken death penalty process.
Defense lawyers argued secrecy surrounding NSA surveillance hindered discovery and violated Fourth Amendment rights of the defendants, found guilty of aiding terrorist group. Three of the four men are scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
We discuss what prompted U.S. officials to issue a worldwide travel advisory warning Americans of the potential for terrorist attacks. Congressman Scott Peters joins us by phone from Israel and in studio, we'll hear from an expert on the Middle East and terrorism.
New four-bed shelter offers girls therapy, academics and "life skills."
Public opinion on climate change may still be divided but a new survey finds climate experts agree on the cause. They point to humans as the problem behind global warming. That validates research done nearly a decade ago by a University of California, San Diego professor who says the science has always backed up the effects of climate change.
What to do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: that's the focus of housing finance reform. Dr. Michael Lea, director of SDSU's Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate, was Freddie Mac's chief economist in the 1980s. Next month, he heads to Washington where he'll testify on housing finance reform and, more specifically, what to do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.