Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) of California is battling an anti-incumbent mood, tough economic times, and her image as the quintessential California liberal. President Obama is raising funds.
A prosecutor in Orange Country, Calif., filed a law suit against Toyota Friday to force the company to halt sales of "defective" vehicles. Foreign companies have a losing legacy in US courts.
Harrisburg, Pa., is debating whether to declare Chapter 9 bankruptcy. As cities struggle to balance their budgets, more may consider the option.
A superior court judge ruled Wednesday that a new law, designed to reduce overcrowding at state prisons, was never intended to apply to county jails. More than 1,000 inmates were let go early before the ruling was handed down.
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.
Have the most coveted music awards gone commercial? Domination by top 40 stars makes it look that way.
Quanzhou Marionette Theater is part of the “Ancient Paths, Modern Voices” bicoastal celebration of Chinese culture.
Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford is charged with money laundering and bribery. No-bid bond financing schemes have led to billions of lost taxpayer dollars across the US.
Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford has been charged with money laundering and bribery. No-bid bond financing schemes have led to billions of lost taxpayer dollars across the US.
Garry Shandling's humor on DVD, an Italian cook's life in paperback, Cuban music after Castro, and more.