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  • EPA headquarters named for Bill Clinton

    WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency’s Washington headquarters now carries the name of former President Clinton, who acknowledged Wednesday that the honor could have gone instead to his vice president, Al Gore, who is perhaps...
  • California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law

    California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law
    WASHINGTON -- A proposed overhaul of how the country regulates toxic chemicals came under sharp attack today from officials of California and several other states. Backers of the bipartisan plan say it would make the public safer by giving the federal...
  • Democrats looking to build support for new climate change action

    WASHINGTON -- Democrats on Capitol Hill sought to move climate change back to the front of the congressional agenda Thursday morning, after a long period of inaction. But the testy back-and-forth at a hearing of the Senate’s Environment and Public...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer backs Mike Feuer in city attorney race

     
    Former lawmaker Mike Feuer, running in a contentious race for Los Angeles city attorney, has added Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) to his list of endorsements by elected officials....
  • Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
  • Emanuel Pleitez will be running for L.A. mayor -- literally

     
    Long shot candidate Emanuel Pleitez is running for mayor of L.A. like nobody before him: In sneakers, shorts and, one hopes, plenty of sunscreen....
  • San Onofre months from restarting reactors

     
    The darkened San Onofre power plant will not restart even one of its two reactors for months, the head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday. In the meantime, anti-nuclear advocates stepped up pressure to keep the plant shut......
  • L.A. Democrats decry outside group's mailer slamming elected officials

     
    The chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party has criticized an outside group's mailer in the bruising election battle between Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman in the San Fernando Valley. Californians for Integrity in Government send...
  • Joe Biden to make a cameo on “Parks and Recreation”

     
    Recently re-elected Vice President Joe Biden will make a cameo appearance as himself for a scene in next Thursday's episode of NBC's Parks and Recreation, airing Nov. 15 at 9:30pm ET. The scene was filmed last July at the Eisenhower Executive Office...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher should represent more than Tea Party

    Dana Rohrabacher has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who distinguishes himself more by demagoguery than accomplishment. But you be the judge....
  • Sen. Boxer promotes health care reform during visit to Los Angeles

    Sen. Boxer promotes health care reform during visit to Los Angeles
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) attacked Republicans on Thursday for their repeated attempts to repeal Obamacare, saying threats to shut down the government or limit the debt ceiling are irresponsible and ineffective. “The big problem we have are...