Tighter gun control is a top priority for Democrats in the state Senate this year. One of the bills would require bullet buyers go through background checks first. It's a plan that's already in place in parts of California.
More than two years into a quarantine on citrus trees in much of Southern California, the Asian citrus psyllid continues to spread. This spring researchers discovered the tiny insects on the 140-year-old Eliza Tibbets tree in Riverside, known as the parent of navel orange trees the world over.
Think gambling capital of the world, and Las Vegas comes to mind, right? If so, you're off by thousands of miles. The tiny Chinese territory of Macau manages more wagers than all U.S. casinos combined.
There are 8.5 million people with green cards in the U.S. These legal permanent residents are just one step away from becoming American citizens, and yet only one out of 10 actually follow through on that process.