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Legislative budget subcommittee hearings on Gov. Jerry Brown's January spending plan are in full swing, with lawmakers, administration officials, the Legislative Analyst's Office and others debating the proposal's finer points.
Breaking down this week's Associated Press college basketball poll:
President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A di...
Russia said Monday it is drafting counterproposals to a U.S. plan for a negotiated solution to the Ukraine crisis, denouncing the new Western-backed government as an unacceptable "fait accompli" and claiming that Russian-leaning parts ...
I once changed a flat tire in the middle of the Interstate Bridge from Portland, Ore., to Vancouver, Wash., and my traveling companion was amazed I knew how to do it. Changing flats is (like handling a manual transmission and jump starting) a lo...
Bad weather is largely responsible for some recent weak economic data and should not lead the Federal Reserve to stop reducing a key stimulus program, a top central bank official said Monday.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' U Party maintained its lead in Sunday's legislative elections, but the new Congress will include a powerful old voice questioning peace talks with the country's largest guerrilla group.
Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight.
While some people may be surprised to learn that mountain goats are not native to the Black Hills, state wildlife officials hope a rejuvenated population of transplants and zoo escapees will continue to grow and thrive.
Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut knocked out Tomas Berdych in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, beating the fourth-seeded Czech 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday.