The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is accused of launching a large-scale chemical weapons attack against civilians. While the Obama administration has yet to say how the U.S. will respond to the attacks, it has indicated the strong possibility of punitive military strikes.
This morning, fast food workers across the country have been staging protests, calling for an increase in wages. These demonstrations began in New York last fall. Today marks the first time such an event is being held in southern California.
Now it's time for our regular explainer "Ask Emily," about the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Chances are, many of you may have questions about how exactly the new law will affect you.
The Rio Grande River is the lifeblood of south Texas. A 70-year-old treaty between the U.S. and Mexico is supposed to keep the river's water flowing, but Mexico has fallen behind on its end of the deal.
A lot of 9-year-olds struggle with reading, even with books that are aimed at their age group. But across California, nearly 20 communities are taking part in a national campaign to enchant children with the magic of reading.
The TRUST Act seeks to curtail the federal Secure Communities program by prohibiting local sheriff's departments from detaining arrested immigrants so that federal immigration agents can take them into custody.
Earlier this month, Rafael Caro Quintero was released early from prison on a legal technicality. It was seen as a slap in the face to the U.S., and officials here vowed to pursue charges against him stateside. But Caro Quintero has disappeared.
POM Wonderful, makers of a variety of pomegranate juice products, is locked in a legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission over its ads. The case involving the California-based company could set an important precedent in false advertising litigation.
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