| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer.
Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018.
For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:53 PM
To the editor: Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both California Democrats, are an argument against term limits. In addition to how capable they are, longevity in either house of Congress gives representatives the committee assignments where...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:18 PM
With a nod to the need for change, Democrats tapped liberal favorite Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join the Senate leadership Thursday as the party tries to recover from its devastating electoral losses.
The Massachusetts senator joins the team led by Sen....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:00 AM
The signs appear about 200 miles north of Los Angeles, tacked onto old farm wagons parked along quiet two-lane roads and bustling Interstate 5.
"Congress Created Dust Bowl." "Stop the Politicians' Water Crisis." "No Water No Jobs."
They dot the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:51 PM
If President Obama wants to use his last two years to further his agenda, here's something he could do that would both advance the cause of global security and save the country money: suspend plans to develop a new arsenal of American nuclear weapons....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
On the latest edition of "PopPolitics," Variety's new show on SiriusXM's POTUS Channel, director Morgan Spurlock talks about his latest project, "We the Economy," in which he convinced directors and other entertainment figures like Adrian Grenier,...
| Oct 5, 2014
Breast cancer survivors and physician continue working to ensure all women know how "dense" they are – their breast density.
While it's obvious that women's breasts come in very different shapes and sizes, not everyone knows that breast tissue...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The CIA acknowledged Thursday that its employees had secretly searched Senate computer files related to an investigation of the agency’s Bush-era harsh interrogation program, apologized to key senators and abandoned its previous insistence that it...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:19 PM
In startlingly blunt phrasing, President Obama on Friday acknowledged the CIA’s use of brutal interrogation tactics in the years after the Sept. 11 attack, even as he defended the agency’s top spy, who is a veteran of the era.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Efforts to put in place an earthquake warning system for the West Coast gained ground Tuesday as a congressional committee recommended the first federal funds -- $5 million -- specifically for the project.
Its prospects remain shaky, however....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Shocked by the apparent shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine, lawmakers said Thursday they were ready to toughen U.S. sanctions against Russia if evidence shows their intervention in the conflict played a role in the...