| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A state commission decided unanimously Thursday to confirm the appointment of Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to the California Supreme Court, paving the way for Gov. Jerry Brown’s second high-court nominee this term to take the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, nominated by Gov. Jerry Brown for a seat on the California Supreme Court, sailed through his confirmation hearing Thursday after a state bar evaluating panel gave him its highest rating.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Has President Obama's tough talk on corporate inversions started a mad rush by companies to do these deals before they're outlawed?
The latest headline-grabbing inversion involves Miami-based fast-food chain Burger King, which confirmed Sunday that it...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:18 PM
On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by giving his family the chance to ask three...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:56 PM
What do you do when the small speedboat you're using to escape illegally from Cuba runs out of fuel partway through the Gulf of Mexico?
The vessel rocks uncomfortably atop large waves. You haven't eaten in days. You know what could happen if you're...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Despite Republican charges that he has abused his authority, President Obama said Wednesday he won’t dial back his use of executive power to advance his political agenda without help from Congress.
The American public doesn’t want him...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Obama administration officials scoffed at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s new ban on food imports from western countries, dismissing the move Thursday as much more harmful to his own people than to the U.S. or Europe.
Putin announced the ban on...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days.
In eastern Ukraine, a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
It is not surprising that The Sun would want to spend even more money on the Earned Income Tax Credit, despite the fact that the Treasury Department reports that one-fourth of the recipients get the credit fraudulently ("Ryan's safety net," July 30)....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:24 PM
President Barack Obama escalated U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed suggestions the growing chill in U.S.-Russian relations marked the start of a new Cold War.
The United States and the...