| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:51 PM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is changing the rules for refugees and asylum seekers in the United States so that people will no longer be barred entry for providing incidental or unintentional support to terrorist organizations.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:00 PM
On Jan. 15, Sen. Mark Kirk (IL-R) announced the formation of a statewide, non-partisan Judicial Search Committee.
This Committee has been formed to recommend a nominee for the vacancy in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:02 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Charles Calderon, a Democrat from Whittier, has filed papers to become a candidate for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge.
Calderon submitted a declaration of intent to run for Office Number 48, the seat of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:58 PM
WASHINGTON — Although U.S. intelligence officials have indicated since last summer that the National Security Agency was vacuuming up nearly every American telephone record for counter-terrorism investigations, officials acknowledged Friday that the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was only a few years ago that Comcast went through the rigorous, year-long process to secure regulatory approval of its acquisition of NBCUniversal. Now, with its plans for the country's largest cable system to acquire the second largest, it is ready...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:31 AM
A Florida woman who lost her baby after her boyfriend tricked her into taking an abortion pill is now fighting for the state to adopt a fetal protection law, the Associated Press is reporting.
Remee Jo Lee stood teary-eyed in front of the Senate...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), already a critic of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, is warning Justice Department officials that the combination "could compromise the open nature of the Internet."
Franken sent a letter to Renata Hesse and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went.
The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Comcast exec VP David L. Cohen defended Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, saying that it is "a lot less scary, a lot less large and a lot less complicated than some people would like to make it."
"When you think about it, in the video...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:38 PM
WASHINGTON – California prevailed over Idaho on Monday in a long battle over the fate of a key judicial post, thanks largely to the Democrats' change last year to long-standing Senate filibuster rules.
The Senate voted 56 to 43 to confirm John B....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia — potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine — already are facing resistance from administration allies in...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings.
For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...