Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:34 PM PDT
Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court
After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 03:57 PM PDT
Can Brain Disease Explain Aaron Hernandez's Behavior?
Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life.
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 01:03 PM PDT
Eater San Diego: Modern French Bistro Opens in Chula Vista
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including details on a new South Bay dining destination and the expansion of a popular breakfast spot in the Pacific...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 01:36 PM PDT
Investigators Reviewing HHS Chief's Private Charter Flights
Federal investigators are examining Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights on the taxpayers' dime for official business.
The HHS inspector general's office said...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:44 PM PDT
Trump Weighing Options as Travel Ban Nears Expiration Date
President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new restrictions on travelers from additional countries.
Trump's ban on visitors from six Muslim-major...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:30 PM PDT
Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared
A dam in northwest Puerto Rico is failing, causing flash flooding and prompting emergency evacuations Friday, the National Weather Service said.
Operators of the Guajataca Dam said it failed at 2:10 p.m. ET,...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:41 AM PDT
Algae on River Flowing Into Lake Erie Prompts Warning
Health officials in Ohio are telling children, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak.
The Maumee (maw-MEE')...