Support for medical marijuana - and outright legalization - is increasing across the US. But in some California cities, pot dispensaries have become unwelcome.
Conservationists on Catalina Islands, off the coast of southern California, are experimenting with birth control injections to control the wild bison population.
For decades, it's been a stand-in for Saudi Arabia, Tibet, Egypt, the American West – and now, Iraq.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger picked state Sen. Abel Maldonado as his candidate for lieutenant governor Monday night. Maldonado would be the first Hispanic Republican to hold statewide office in 130 years.
The loss of Oprah Winfrey's show could affect local tourism and businesses in Chicago. But many Chicagoans seem unconcerned about her potential departure from the city.
New York's federal courts have seen many major terrorist trials since the early 1990s, several involving Al Qaeda-linked operatives.
Werner Herzog's 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans' casts Nicolas Cage as a cop who becomes increasingly unhinged by gambling debts and drug use.
In Los Angeles, an urban gardener with dreams of farming in the city found that her soil was too polluted with lead and zinc to grow vegetables in the ground. But she didn't let that stop her.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others are to stand trial in New York. Here's the evidence federal prosecutors will use against them.
'2012' is a disaster movie that delivers every destructive scenario you could hope for – and a few more.