| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:38 PM
A onetime top aide to former state public health director Dr. Eric Whitaker was indicted Wednesday in what federal authorities said was a $433,000 grant kickback scam she then tried to cover up.
Quinshaunta R. Golden allegedly used her position as...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:08 AM
FT. MEADE, MD. — In his crisp blue uniform, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning rose to his feet in a small crowded courtroom Wednesday morning and was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed all charges against former USC football player Junior Pomee, who was arrested in January.
Pomee, a freshman tight end last season, had been charged with five felony counts, including...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama's signature healthcare law has helped slow the pace of cost increases in healthcare, a senior administration official told reporters Monday as the White House continued to press its campaign to defend the law.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:55 AM
President Obama, facing a new Republican push to dismantle his healthcare law, redoubled his efforts to sell his signature achievement Thursday at a White House event with Americans who have benefited from the law.
The president pledged to “blow...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig knowingly made false statements that resulted in his receiving a seven-year prison sentence. The complaint was filed in a federal district court in Florida....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: I have a perplexing travel problem that is unique and interesting. In 1970, I was arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana, which was then a felony. I was acquitted and have no criminal record. In the last 25 years, I have made...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:21 AM
WASHINGTON — President Obama, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and civil rights lawyers sharply criticized the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a key part of the Voting Rights Act, calling it a blow to democracy and urging Congress to take...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:06 AM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down a key part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday and declared that same-sex couples who are legally married deserve equal rights to the benefits under federal law that go to all other...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:04 PM
WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., speaking about the George Zimmerman acquittal at the NAACP annual convention in Orlando, Fla., urged that laws like Florida’s “stand your ground” statute allowing people to use licensed...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:07 PM
WASHINGTON – The father of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, complained Sunday about the “political theater” surrounding his son’s disclosures of secret surveillance programs and dismissed President...