CHICAGO (AP) — Robotic surgery is increasingly being used for women’s hysterectomies, adding at least $2,000 to the cost without offering much benefit over less high-tech methods, a study found.
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have released a photo of a man they say killed a school bus driver and abducted a 5-year-old boy before taking refuge in an underground bunker.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of workers are set to get a pay raise to start 2013, as 10 states increase their minimum wage. Washington state will again lead the way Tuesday, raising its starting salary to $9.19 an hour.
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $60,000 from a law enforcement football organization that raised money for youth scholarships.
NEW YORK (AP) – The middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean region grew by 50 the over the past decade. Higher levels of education, more women and urban dwellers entering the work force […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Californians are shivering through chilly weather just a week after they sweltered in a heat wave – and more heat’s coming. Freeze warnings were issued through 9 a.m. Monday for many […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say two more people have died after being shot at a California chicken processing plant, bringing the death toll to three. Fresno County Coroner David Hadden said Tuesday the suspected […]
Here are some resources that we hope you will find helpful for the election on Tuesday: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supporters of a ballot initiative seeking to require labeling of genetically modified food say consumers deserve to know what they’re eating. But legal scholars say the right to know also […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Election Day in California could morph into election week because 50 percent or more of voters are expected to cast their ballots by mail and several statewide contests are toss-ups. The […]
CHICAGO (AP) – Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm. In the […]