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The annual report from the Department of Defense found a vast majority of civilian spouses of active-duty members faced a variety of challenges due to their partners' deployment.
The indictment alleges Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez "conspired to import and distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana from Mexico and elsewhere" into the U.S.
Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin says 30 percent of the city's trees are at risk of dying due to drought and disease.
Connecticut and California are considering statewide taxes on sugary drinks. New data from soda taxes in Berkeley and Philadelphia present a mixed picture of their effects on sugar consumption.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she did not believe Stone's apologies on Thursday and ordered him to keep quiet about her and his case in public. If he doesn't, he could be locked up.
Gang rapes, abductions and killings have grown commonplace in South Sudan, according to the Commission on Human Rights, whose new report outlines widespread violence in the country's ongoing conflict.
The Akita, named Kingston, had been missing since the Camp Fire started. "When I found out, [it] just about brought me to tears," the dog's owner, Gabriel Ballejos, told a local television station.
The credit card would represent a foray into new businesses for both companies. With a card, Apple may be able to take a larger cut from purchases than it does now through Apple Pay.
Many parents of kids with with life-threatening food allergies live with fear, EpiPen in hand. Some are trying oral immunotherapy, a treatment which can build tolerance to foods like peanuts.
Southern California college students who attend classes at Argosy University, Art Institute, or Western State College of Law have been going without financial aid and money from federal loans for weeks while their schools’ parent organization moves along the road to bankruptcy.
A court in Germany ruled that Heckler & Koch broke the law when it allowed some 4,500 G36 assault rifles to reach Mexican states where drug cartel violence had prompted a ban on such deals.
Over 100,000 people in the continent die each year from foodborne illnesses. A new report looks at the reasons the toll is so high.
The newly-released email shows how Republican candidate Mark Harris sought to court political operative McRae Dowless, who's now accused of running an illegal absentee ballot scheme.
Following the unsealing of court documents, children's rights groups are asking the agency to open an investigation into practices that allow such purchases without parental permission.
When Mohammed bin Salman met earlier this week with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the two leaders appeared to avoid touchy subjects such as Saudi support for Pakistan.
The U.S. Trade Representative has spent his career warning about the problems and perils of global trade. Now, as the chief U.S. negotiator with China, he's in a position to do something about it.
Massachusetts wants to give people of color a leg-up in the legal marijuana industry, but is off to a very slow start. Next to no black or Latino candidates have applied for licenses in the state.
President Trump's inaugural committee chair is facing scrutiny from a variety of sources. Tom Barrack is a wealthy real estate investor who helped the administration build bridges to Arab leaders.
The annual UCLA study tallies box office numbers and ratings alongside diversity both on and off screen. Today's "increasingly diverse audiences prefer diverse film and television content," it finds.
The city sought reimbursement for vehicles it said were damaged by Sandy. But many of them were already "junk" years before the storm, according to a settlement.
Did your invites to all those Oscar parties and gifting suites got lost in the mail? Ours too. But we're staying busy.
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In 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court which created new, stricter standards for determining who is classified as a contractor.
The lawyer for an Alabama woman denied return to the U.S. after joining the Islamic State group in Syria says he has evidence she’s an American citizen.
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal explores what kind of feedback employees really want from their supervisors, and what a worker’s attitude towards criticism says about them.
Last month, “Empire” actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs.