| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The two main Republicans hoping to take on Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall have failed to vote in many elections, according to documents and interviews.
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly has cast a ballot in about half of the elections held since 1995, while former...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:21 PM
President Obama's plan to tackle the U.S. retirement crisis is ambitious and well-intentioned but unlikely to have much of an effect, experts say.
In his State of the Union address, Obama proposed a new type of retirement account for the 4 in 10...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Where director Anthony Mann is concerned, there are two kinds of people: those who admire him extravagantly (Jean-Luc Godard, who called him "Supermann," is in that group) and those who are unfamiliar with his output. A new UCLA Film & Television...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:48 PM
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — He has taken to saying he has a pen and a phone that he can use to work around Republicans in Congress, but President Obama also has a jet and a helicopter.
He used them both Wednesday as he set off on a two-day traveling sales...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin.
The untraceable currency is...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Three community groups sued Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, demanding he restore more than $350 million in mortgage settlement funds that were used to plug state budget holes two years ago.
The money — from California's slice of the $25 billion...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials insisted to a Senate panel Tuesday that a temporary deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear program is not about to destroy restraints on world trade with Tehran.
At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari has raised more than $900,000 in the last two weeks, according to a new report filed by his campaign on Wednesday.
The candidate's former boss at the U.S. Treasury Department, Henry Paulson,...
| Feb 9, 2014
Long-time residents of South Florida may remember the tar ball infestation that once plagued the coastline. The globs of sticky, black goop played havoc with walks on the beach, which often ended with sun worshippers cleaning tar from their feet with...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will phase in a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits in 2015 and 2016, offering businesses more relief from the so-called employer mandate in the president’s healthcare...