By BRITAIN EAKIN
Reopening the government for at least the next three weeks, the Senate killed the shutdown Monday with the promise of an upcoming vote on key immigration issues.
By NICHOLAS IOVINO
Claims that utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric used fraudulent billing to steal millions of dollars from a competitor must go to trial, a federal judge ruled Monday.
By ERIK DE LA GARZA
Texas state Senator Carlos Uresti used his “well-known name” to lure investors into a Ponzi scheme from which he skimmed money, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday during opening statements in the felony trial that could send the lawmaker to prison for life.
By DON DEBENEDICTIS
A bizarre, six-year saga involving a billionaire real estate developer who made illegal copies of two sculptors’ works may be close to ending.
Filing suit over the American lobster fishery — a $666.5 million operation that spans Maine to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina — a group of environmentalists say netting entanglements will cause the extinction of the North Atlantic right whale in the next 22 years.
By JOSH RUSSELL
The first Chinese woman to fly a single-engine plane solo around the world aviator claims an industry organization defamed her and diminished the “special quality” of her achievement by propping up a younger pilot’s publicity stunt.
By BILL GIRDNER
Back home on Friday night after watching the journalism drama “The Post” at the ArcLight in Pasadena, I hunted around for coverage of “the shutdown.” I found MSNBC live broadcasting a view of the Senate floor from on high.
By SEAN DUFFY
Developed nations can contain health care costs while maintaining a healthy population spending more of their health care budgets on social services, according to a new study.
By BARBARA LEONARD
The Supreme Court took up a land battle Monday where 1,544 acres of privately owned Louisiana timberland were designated as critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog.
By LANA MORELLI
Pennsylvania has less than a month to redraw its congressional map, the divided state Supreme Court ruled Monday, finding that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered district lines in 2011.
By SHANE TOWN
With admittedly “mixed emotions,” Vermont’s Republican governor signed a first-of-its-kind bill Monday legalizing recreational marijuana in the Green Mountain State.
By NATHAN SOLIS
Uncertainties of what the recent tax overhaul plan will mean for the average American remain weeks after its passage, but in Los Angeles it means higher taxes for low- and middle-income families and a reduction in health care.
By BARBARA LEONARD
The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a jury’s $1 million verdict in favor of partygoers whose raucous gathering was busted by police.
By LORRAINE BAILEY
Vegetarians cannot sue Buffalo Wild Wings for failing to disclose that its french fries, mozzarella sticks and other fried non-meat items are cooked in beef tallow, a federal judge ruled.
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Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, billionaire businessmen who together control more than 15 percent of Xerox, called for the immediate replacement Monday of the copier giant’s CEO.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that the statute-of-limitations clock is stopped on state claims dismissed as part of federal cases.
A South Carolina school sued its former chief financial officer, insurance companies and others over what it claims was “a series of insidious schemes” through which the defendants defrauded the district and its taxpayers out of millions of dollars.
The corruption trial of three-term Allentown, Pa. Mayor Ed Pawlowski opened Monday with his attorney promising he’ll take the stand during the trial to “bare his soul” and prove his innocence.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that legal challenges of what waters are subject to federal protection must be brought in a trial court, not a federal appeals court.
More Americans blame Republicans than Democrats for the weekend partial shutdown of the federal government amid partisan bickering, according to a new poll.
The head of Russian television channel RT says the Kremlin-funded outlet is already suffering the consequences of having to register as a foreign agent in the U.S. amid allegations that it participated in attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election.
The Interior Department has completed a land swap that will allow Alaska to build a gravel road through a wildlife refuge in the southwestern part of the state.
An American woman whose wife is from Italy brought a federal complaint Monday against the State Department, claiming it cited an internal agency policy to unfairly deny one of their sons birthright U.S. citizenship.
DANIEL W. STAPLES
Baltimore just installed its third police commissioner in as many years following problems with increased violence and a record-level homicide rate in 2017.
At least one international human smuggling network is operated by “independent players,” according to a new study that examines the illegal transportation of people from the Horn of Africa into Northern Europe.
In Davos this week, participants can experience “a day in the life of a refugee.” Or hear about ways to uphold the Paris climate accord and promote free trade. Or rub elbows with any number of leaders of African countries.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday urged European Union countries to recognize the state of Palestine and called on the 28-nation bloc to step up political efforts in the Middle East amid Arab disappointment with the U.S. role in the region.
The fugitive ex-president of Spain’s Catalonia region left his self-exile in Belgium and visited Denmark unimpeded Monday after a Spanish judge refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest him.
A man accused of driving a van into worshippers near London’s Finsbury Park Mosque became convinced that all Muslims were extremists or rapists in pedophile gangs, a prosecutor said Monday.