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George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

President George W. Bush traveled to Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend to have a knee replacement surgery at the... Watch »

May 27, 2014
Focus Turns to Gun Control in Governor's Race

Focus Turns to Gun Control in Governor's Race

After the tragedy in Isla Vista, the issue of gun control is back in the spotlight as candidates run for California... Read »

May 26, 2014
Calif. Could Have Its Lowest Voter Turnout in Primary

Calif. Could Have Its Lowest Voter Turnout in Primary

California has a serious case of voter apathy--at least that is what experts are saying. Read »

May 26, 2014
Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

A Virginia politician who serves in the state's House of Delegates fell and broke a rib while campaigning for a seat... Read »

May 26, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday afternoon. Judge John Jones III ruled in Watch »

May 20, 2014
Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

A young state representative, Brendan Boyle from Philadelphia has beaten three rivals including Chelsea... Watch »

May 20, 2014
Texas Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

Texas Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

A 92-year-old Central Texas woman born in a Tennessee sharecropper's cabin says she has been denied a... Read »

May 20, 2014
Last Chance: Register to Vote in the June 3 Primary

Last Chance: Register to Vote in the June 3 Primary

Sign up by May 19, Californians. Read »

May 20, 2014
Kashkari, Donnelly Fight to Unseat Brown

Kashkari, Donnelly Fight to Unseat Brown

With less than three weeks until California's June 3 gubernatorial election, two GOP candidates are locked in... Read »

May 30, 2014
Calif. Drought, Unseasonable Weather Worsen Fire Season

Calif. Drought, Unseasonable Weather Worsen Fire Season

San Diego crews battled intense brush fires for a fourth day Friday, as officials warned that the state's... Read »

May 16, 2014
Gov. Brown Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

Gov. Brown Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California tax revenue is running $2.4 billion ahead of expectations, but Gov. Jerry Brown cautioned Tuesday... Watch »

May 14, 2014
Court Halts Texas Inmate's Execution at Last Minute

Court Halts Texas Inmate's Execution at Last Minute

A federal appeals court halted a Texas death row inmate's planned Tuesday execution just hours before he was set to... Read »

May 27, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale ruled that Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional,... Read »

May 14, 2014
Activist Angela Davis Returns to UCLA

Activist Angela Davis Returns to UCLA

Nearly 45 years after Angela Davis was relieved from her duties as a teacher at UCLA because of her... Read »

May 14, 2014
Brown Updates Spending Plan After Tax Revenue Boost

Brown Updates Spending Plan After Tax Revenue Boost

California's general fund is expected to reach a record high, but Gov. Jerry Brown continues to encourage... Read »

May 13, 2014
Honoring TOP COPS, Obama Says U.S. Owes Police a Debt

Honoring TOP COPS, Obama Says U.S. Owes Police a Debt

The United States owes a debt to the police officers who put themselves in danger to protect the nation,... Read »

May 12, 2014
Fundraisers, Speech on President's CA Itinerary

Fundraisers, Speech on President's CA Itinerary

President Barack Obama will attend campaign fundraisers and deliver a speech at a Holocaust history foundation after... Read »

May 8, 2014
Napolitano Talks Deportations, UC Diversity

Napolitano Talks Deportations, UC Diversity

University of California President Janet Napolitano said she has been unfairly criticized for the number... Watch »

May 5, 2014
NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, UC President,  Hot Topic Issues.

NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, UC President, Hot Topic Issues.

Janet Napolitano, the President of the U-C system, talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan on whether universities--small... Watch »

May 4, 2014
NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, UC Pres., Answers  Deportations and Qualifications Criticism

NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, UC Pres., Answers Deportations...

Janet Napolitano is the 20th President of the 10 campus University of California. She's been on the job six months.... Watch »

May 4, 2014
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