Outside Law Firms To Investigate Harassment Claims Against California LawmakersCalifornia's Democratic Senate leader is calling on Sen. Tony Mendoza take a leave of absence amid a sexual misconduct probe.
Kentucky Lawmaker Commits Suicide Following Sexual Assault AllegationsA report was released on Monday from a woman saying Dan Johnson sexually assaulted her in the basement of his home in 2013.
Did Senator 'Huggy Bear' Go Too Far? Women At Capitol Complain About Hertzberg's GreetingsSen. Bob Hertzberg's penchant for hugging is so well known he has nicknames such as "Hugsberg" and "Huggy Bear."
Melania Trump: Christmas Is 'Not About The Gifts'"It is my hope that during this holiday season, people will remember it is not about gifts -- it is about family, service and gratitude."
Doug Jones Pulls Off Stunning Upset Over Roy Moore In Alabama Senate RaceJones takes over the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The term expires in January of 2021.
Lobbyist Claims Lawmakers No Longer Want To Meet With Female LobbyistsAt least two Assemblymen and a state Senator told Jodi Hicks' clients they no longer want to meet with female lobbyists.
White House To Push Merit-Based Immigration In New CampaignThe White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure.
Swimmer Seriously Injured By Sea Lion In San Francisco BayOfficials say a person swimming in San Francisco's bay was seriously injured after being bitten by a sea lion.
Facebook Worries It Might Be Bad For You, Adds Mute ButtonFacebook knows what people think of its effect on mental health.
Surprise Inspections Find 'Significant Issues' In Treatment Of ICE DetaineesLong waits for medical care, possible misuse of solitary confinement and inappropriate treatment of detainees were among problems inspectors found at several US immigrant detention facilities, a government watchdog says.
California Issues First Licenses For Pot MarketCalifornia on Thursday issued its first batch of business licenses for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January.
Firefighter Killed While Working Thomas FireAuthorities have identified a firefighter killed while battling a blaze that's destroyed hundreds of homes northwest of Los Angeles.