Two former Fullerton police officers were found not guilty of beating to death a mentally ill, homeless man, a jury found on Monday in Orange County Superior Court. The verdicts were read as people on both sides of the courtroom reacted with gasps and sobs.
At this time of year, air pollution can rise to unhealthy levels, especially when there are stagnant weather conditions. To help keep pollution down, the South Coast Air Quality agency has started mandatory no-burn alerts.
Paying extra money to a doctor in exchange for better care and more access is a growing trend in healthcare. This method of care, often called 'concierge medicine', means patients typically pay an annual subscription fee of hundreds or thousands of dollars to the doctor of their choice.
Congressional negotiators released a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill on Monday night that would keep the government running until October and finally bury last year’s budget battles that spurred a 16-day government shutdown.