When it comes to the Supreme Court, many Californians are closely watching the case involving proposition 8, the same-sex marriage ban. But there's another crucial civil rights case the court will consider, one that observers say could be, "One of the most significant rulings of the current term.
Imagine you're about to go to college. You've got two things on your mind: First you want an education you can afford, and second, you want a good job when you graduate.In Florida, the governor's office is proposing a bold new plan that freezes tuition for in-demand fields like science, technology and health care, leaving prices higher for majors in English and History.
A new survey from the Chronicle of Higher Education looked at compensation for the countries highest paid college presidents. Of the private universities, USC's president Steven Sample was the 6th highest-paid president.
In California, Democrats have a powerful two-thirds majority in the state legislature for the first time since the 1880s, while Republicans hold no statewide offices. Plus, last month GOP officials suffered a net loss of four congressional seats.
According to HitFix.com TV critic Alan Sepinwall, we're currently living in a golden era of television. His new book is called "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever," describes how a dozen high-profile dramas from "The Wire" to "Breaking Bad" have redefined the way television is used to tell stories.
Recent polls show increasing support for same-sex marriage, even among groups traditionally opposed to it. For instance, a survey by the Pew Hispanic Center shows a majority of Latinos now support same-sex unions.