State legislators killed a bill that would have reshaped much of California's consumer lending market, but two more-modest bills made it through the state Assembly and now move on to the Senate.
One would stop borrowers ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration said Tuesday it is withdrawing from the United Nations body that oversees human rights around the globe, saying the 47-nation council has shown an "unconscionable" bias against Israel...Read more
WASHINGTON--As the Trump administration moves to roll back ambitious vehicle-emissions targets, California and several other states that rely on those standards to achieve their clean air goals have enlisted an influential...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake halted an appeals court nominee last week and he's not publicly saying why, a behind-the-scenes move that takes aim at one of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's top ...Read more
"Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan announced Tuesday that he will leave Fox's TV production studio, citing his personal disgust with Fox News as the reason.
Fox News and Fox's TV studio are both owned by 21st ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court's handling of two cases alleging partisan gerrymandering is expected to spur even more legal action over the constitutionality of crafting electoral maps that tend to favor one ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- As outrage grew about family separations at the border, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz were denied entry to a shelter in Homestead where more than 1,000 migrant ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, according to a McClatchy review of federal data.
As Uber tries to build its reputation as a good citizen, it's unveiling a new plan: get its drivers to adopt electric vehicles instead of driving cars that burn gasoline.
On Tuesday, the ride-hailing giant announced a ...Read more
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- A federal judge has dismissed 16 lawsuits by survivors and victims in the 2015 Charleston church massacre but also said bureaucratic "nonsense" caused the gun background check system to fail, allowing ...Read more
CHICAGO -- A teenage boy died early Tuesday, more than 20 hours after he was shot in the head at a party on the Near West Side and his body covered with a sheet as paramedics treated others who were hit by gunfire.
Erin ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Two Senate Democrats want to know what role Kathy Kraninger, who is President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, played in the administration's "zero tolerance" ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- XXXTentacion had talked about the possibility of dying young and what he would be remembered for in a video that was posted on Instagram prior to his shooting death Monday.
It's not clear when the...Read more
The World Health Organization has made it official: digital games can be addictive, and those addicted to them need help.
In the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday, the United ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congress killed off a key penalty in the 2010 health care law last year but left the rest of the law intact -- and that might prove pivotal to a lawsuit in which the Justice Department and 20 Republican-led ...Read more
NEW YORK -- A new bill in Congress is raising the hackles of consumer advocates who say it'll give Americans less information about the ingredients in products they buy.
Dubbed the Accurate Labels Act, the bill backed by ...Read more
When Capt. Ken Penwell's son was looking for a job, Penwell offered to get him work as a deckhand. Penwell captains hopper dredges for Seattle's Manson Construction, sucking up dirt and clay from river beds.
But Kyle ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- They are a torment for motorists and a costly headache for transportation departments. Every winter and spring, potholes plague city streets and rural roads, causing drivers to curse and public works ...Read more
Much like a delicious dumpling before a hearty meal, "Bao" is the bite-sized animated film audiences see before "Incredibles 2." But more than just a Pixar appetizer, the short is a whimsical love letter to mothers as well...Read more
CHICAGO -- Since graduating from college last month, Gabriel Villagomez has been polishing his resume, updating his LinkedIn profile -- and worrying.
Sure, the job market looks promising for new grads. And Villagomez, who...Read more
- Bill O'Reilly, Laura Bush and other conservatives bash Trump admin's 'zero-tolerance' border policy
- US officials likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children
- Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead outside South Florida motorcycle shop
- Mexico sent in the army to fight the drug war. Many question the toll on society and the army itself
- Immigrant family separations draw Democrats to the Mexican border