| May 23, 2014
| 9:01 PM
If there's one thing Republican Neel Kashkari needed this week to stay in the running for governor of California, it was money.
And he got it. Big donors have started spending more than $650,000 promoting the Laguna Beach newcomer to California...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The conservative movement last week unveiled another effort to show that compassion for the downtrodden of society is what really animates its economic policies, which on the surface appear designed to widen the gap between the haves and the have-nots....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Bud, Miller and Coors fans now will know what exactly they are drinking, thanks to a food blogger who asked major brewers to disclose the ingredients of popular beer brands.
Anheuser-Busch agreed to disclose the ingredients in its bestselling beers...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) issued a scathing denouncement on Thursday of gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly over the fellow Republican’s attempt to tie his main rival, Neel Kashkari, to fundamentalist Islamic law.
“There is no place in...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:01 AM
An Ernest Hemingway biopic shooting this month on the streets of Havana is the first feature film with a Hollywood director and actors to film on the island since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power.
The Associated Press reports...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The Senate Banking Committee confirmed the nomination of Stanley Fischer, the former president of the Bank of Israel, for the Federal Reserve's No. 2 job and also approved two other nominees to fill seats on the central bank's short-handed board....
| May 6, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Sparking the latest controversy in the governor's race, Republican candidate Tim Donnelly is claiming that GOP rival Neel Kashkari supports fundamentalist Islamic law.
"Given the recent stories and protests about the outrage of the discriminatory nature...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:27 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy C. Stein plans to step down next month, creating another vacancy on the central bank's already short-handed board.
Stein, 53, a Harvard economist and former Obama administration advisor, has served on the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew had successful outpatient surgery on Tuesday but remained at a New York area hospital overnight because of a low-grade fever, a Treasury Department spokeswoman said.
Lew, 58, underwent the procedure to treat...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:32 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state.
Brown has raised...