Record-high portion of state under worst drought conditions

The current three-year drought is the worst that California has seen in decades. Most of the state is under conditions only seen once in 50 to 100 years.

Half of US children have suffered trauma, report says

The most common difficulty children faced was economic hardships. California kids fared a little better than the national average.

California's parks system in need of major revamp, commission finds


Years of struggling with budgets and poor administration has left the system in a crisis. That's according to the Parks Forward Commision, which just released its findings.

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein alleged in March that the CIA violated federal law by searching computers used by her staff. On Thursday, the Justice Department declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the

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CIA Hacking: Agency admits spying on Senate staffers

An internal investigation found that the CIA improperly gained access to the computers of Senate staffers who were looking into the agency's use of torture.