SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coalition of environmental and labor groups is announcing opposition to Gov. Jerry Brown’s effort to overhaul California’s landmark environmental law.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state’s high court has ruled that a 2008 ballot measure increasing the time period between parole hearings for inmates serving life sentences applies to all so-called “lifers,” not just those sentenced after the law passed.
WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — Police say a western Pennsylvania mother seeking a “fresh start” abandoned her 8-month-old daughter in the woods with a bottle of milk.
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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview, Obama is asked if he supports making pot legal. He says, “I wouldn’t go that far.”
DENVER (AP) – Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they imbibe during off hours. Businesses are trying to figure out how to deal with employees who use it on their own time and then fail a drug test.
GENEVA (AP) – The United Nations says access to contraception is a universal human right that could dramatically improve the lives of women and children in poor countries. The U.N. doesn’t count abortion among the […]
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – A conservative lawyer says she was shocked when she was passed over for a faculty job at the University of Iowa law school in favor of a less qualified candidate who […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will take up an appeal from Arizona over its requirement that people prove they are American citizens before registering to vote. The justices on Monday said they will review […]
BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is recommending that the town of Middleborough change or repeal a bylaw that prohibits public profanity. The town approved a proposal this summer that would allow police […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal judges are questioning whether South Carolina can wait until 2014 to put its new voter ID law into effect. A three-judge panel raised the question Monday as an attorney for South […]
PHOENIX (AP) – A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called “show […]