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Powerful California coastal panel ousts top executive

The California Coastal Commission voted 7-5 to dismiss Executive Director Charles Lester, who has held the post since 2011. The vote followed a nearly unanimous show of support for Lester from hundreds in attendance and protesting outside.

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Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

A divided Supreme Court agreed to halt enforcement until after legal challenges are resolved. "These justices appear tone-deaf as they fiddle with procedural niceties," California Gov. Jerry Brown said.

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