| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal efforts to rebuild depleted fish populations have largely been successful, but pressure to overfish some species remains high, and some fish stocks have not rebounded as quickly as projected, according to a new report by...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:33 AM
JIM KUHNHENN,Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Passage of a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations in 2010 was a hallmark of President Barack Obama's first term. Three years later, amid delays and compromises that critics say have...
| Mar 22, 2013
The other day, I stumbled across a conversation about homosexuality on a local Christian radio station. There were three people talking, and after the predictable hemming and hawing about loving the sinner and hating the sin (though in this case, the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.
The event was...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium.
Schwaab, 52, currently an acting...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday night, senators took a break from the hard work of rescuing the nation's finances. They summoned Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg, ordered in popcorn, and watched the movie "Lincoln."
After Thursday night's debacle in the...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- It's been five years since the onset of the financial crisis -- the rescue of Bear Stearns in March 2008 -- and we still don't know whether the financial system is safe. In a recent speech, Daniel Tarullo, the Federal Reserve's point man...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I am not a fan of former President George W. Bush, but I must comment on the hatchet job that was The Sun's editorial about the opening of the Bush library in Dallas ("Misoverestimating Bush," April 28).
During the last two years of Mr. Bush's...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I am writing response to the letter writer who stated that the policy of forcing banks to give loans to people who could not afford them was pushed by Rep. Barney Frank and Sen. Chris Dodd ("Stop blaming Bush," May 1).
The housing bubble burst in 2006-...
| Apr 21, 2013
If you're looking for the big speech about the Boston Marathon bombings and the motivations of the Tsarnaev brothers, wrapping it all up like a nice veal roast in white butcher paper, don't worry.
You won't have to wait long. There's definitely a market...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The House Ethics Committee has given an outside lawyer more time to examine whether the committee’s own staff acted improperly in investigating allegations of misconduct against veteran Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), further delaying a probe...