Sand artist Jamie Wardley works on an image depicting a girl's face in the dry river bed on Irvine beach in Scotland, as part of a campaign to stop the building of a new coal-fired power station at Hunterston, Scotland, on Monday.
Jerry Brown decided to seek the governor's office rather than run for re-election.
Lear Corp., the second largest producer of car seats, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday.
Cities in Texas, North Carolina, and California dominated the top 10 list of fastest-growing US cities in 2008.
Syrian-born Omar Kurdi of Irvine, Calif., became a US citizen at age 15. A student activist, he gives much weight to the candidates’ foreign-policy stances, especially in Iraq and the Middle East.