New York Gov. David Paterson, already facing low poll numbers, now is dealing with reports that state police may have interfered with a domestic-violence investigation involving an aide. The state cabinet official who oversees the state police resigned Thursday.
Hundreds of homes in the hillside neighborhoods around Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate as more storms and mudslides threatened the area. In places such as Sierra Madre, residents have mud-coping down to a drill.
Personal wealth is both an asset and drawback for GOP candidates in the California governor's race. Republican billionaire Meg Whitman has put another $20 million into her campaign.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Washington Wednesday to lobby for $6.9 billion in federal funds. The governor needs the money to help fill an almost $20 million budget hole and stave off cuts to services.
A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an education reform bill Thursday that lets California vie for federal 'Race to the Top' grants. The reforms, opposed by teachers' unions, would let parents force changes in failing schools.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state lawmakers are asking for about $8 billion in aid from Washington to help plug California 's $20 billion-odd budget hole and prevent more spending cuts.
In his last California State of the State address, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger lays out an agenda that includes tax reforms, federal assistance, and a $500 million worker training plan. But how much can he accomplish in a 'lame duck' year?
Historic deficits and a gridlocked legislature won't stop California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger from trying to salvage his legacy in his last year in office. The governor is expected to lay out an ambitious agenda for 2010 in his State of the State address Wednesday.