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Metro Purple Line subway receives federal grant

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti will join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Washington, D.C., today to announce a $1.25 billion federal grant that will be used to help build a westward extension […]

05/21/2014

California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco.  The FBI has filed a 137-page affidavit outlining a detailed corruption case against Yee, who is accused of asking for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover agent to an arms trafficker. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Boxer, Feinstein call on Calif. lawmaker to resign

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sen. Barbara Boxer and Sen. Dianne Feinstein are calling on a Democratic California state senator to resign following his arrest on public corruption and firearms charges. Boxer and Feinstein on Thursday […]

03/27/2014

This video framegrab from Senate Television shows Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.  (AP Photo/Senate Television)

Senator: CIA improperly searched computer network

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations […]

03/11/2014

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

CIA investigates whether officers spied on Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials confirmed Wednesday. Senate intelligence committee chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., told […]

03/05/2014

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Obama officials weigh drone attack on US suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of an American citizen and suspected member of al-Qaida who is planning attacks on U.S. targets overseas underscores the complexities of President Barack Obama’s new stricter targeting guidelines for the […]

02/10/2014

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about his signature health care law, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Policy cancellations: Obama will allow old plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled. The […]

11/14/2013

In this Oct. 21, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

After unity, some Democrats push back on Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks after President Barack Obama saw his Democratic Party put up an unyielding front against Republicans, his coalition is showing signs of stress. From health care to spying to pending […]

10/31/2013

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens at right as National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith Alexander, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on potential changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Intel chief: US spies on allies, they do it, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing lawmakers who suggested U.S. surveillance has gone too far, the national intelligence director on Tuesday defended spying on foreign allies as necessary and said such scrutiny of America’s friends — and […]

10/29/2013

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

McConnell wins praise from some in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In the midst of a double-barreled re-election fight, Mitch McConnell is earning praise back home from some unlikely corners for brokering the deal that ended the partial government shutdown and averted […]

10/23/2013

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board in San Francisco.

Governor to seek cooling off period if no deal reached

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Contentious negotiations are scheduled to resume Saturday, one day after Gov. Jerry Brown said he will seek a court-ordered, two-month cooling-off period if a contract dispute threatens to stall commuter trains […]

08/10/2013

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