The University of California Thursday decided on a 32 percent fee hike to make up for slashed state funding. Student protests flare on campuses.
With a $20.7 billion shortfall expected over the next 18 months, the California budget crisis remains severe. Economic recovery may help ease the budget crunch, but many say true reform is needed.
Astonishing footage from World War II on the Smithsonian Channel, Cape Verde's Billie Holiday on CD, 'Sesame Street' at 40, and more.
'Ardi', a 4.4 million year old hominid in Ethiopia, is less ape-like than scientists expected. That could mean long-accepted models of the common ancestor between humans and apes are wrong.
Jaycee Dugard has been held in a Bay Area home secretly since 1991 and has had two children with her captor. But families with missing children see a silver lining: 'Don't give up.'
Understanding co-ops, public options, and single-payer plans is central to understanding the debate.
Economists worry that the budget deficit could hurt the state just as it has begun showing signs of recovery.