• California Oct 14, 2020

    What to Know About Proposition 25: Ending Cash Bail in California

    In California, there is a showdown between opponents and supporters of Proposition 25, a referendum for 2018’s Senate Bill 10 that would eliminate cash bail while replacing it with a risk assessment algorithm tool.

  • CEO Jan 15, 2019

    Ex-Prosecutor to Lead Investigation Into Comatose Woman's Pregnancy

    A former top prosecutor in Phoenix was hired Monday by a health care facility to investigate the circumstances into how a patient in a vegetative state gave birth after she was sexually assaulted. Police are conducting a separate criminal investigation. Former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley said Monday that his review for Hacienda HealthCare will focus on patient-security procedures and...

  • CEO Jan 11, 2019

    Comatose Woman May Not Have Shown Signs of Pregnancy, Expert Says

    A doctor examined an Arizona woman in a vegetative state nearly nine months before she gave birth but did not find that she was pregnant, and a medical expert said Thursday that it’s possible she displayed no outward signs that workers who cared for her every day would have noticed either. Police are looking for her rapist and say it...

  • Associated Press Dec 7, 2018

    Eiffel Tower to Be Closed as Paris Braces for More Protests

    The Eiffel Tower in Paris will be closed on Saturday as French authorities tighten security to prevent another outbreak of violence following three weeks of anti-government protests. In addition to the 8,000 police forces that will be deployed in the French capital, the Paris police prefect has identified 14 high-risk sectors that will be cleared out. Fearing protesters could target...

  • Associated Press Dec 6, 2018

    Paris Riots Show Difficulty of Fighting Global Warming With Taxes

    The “yellow vests” in France are worrying greens around the world. The worst riots in Paris in decades were sparked by higher fuel taxes, and French President Emmanuel Macron responded by scrapping them Wednesday. But taxes on fossil fuels are just what international climate negotiators, meeting in Poland this week, say are desperately needed to help wean the world off...

  • President Dec 4, 2018

    France Suspends Fuel Tax, Utility Hikes Amid Protests

    The French government’s decision to suspend fuel tax and utility hikes Tuesday did little to appease protesters, who called it a “first step” and vowed to fight on after large-scale rioting in Paris last weekend. In a major U-turn for the government, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced in a live televised address that the planned increases, which were set to...

  • San Diego Jul 10, 2018

    Sounds Like San Diego: July 10

    Tuesday’s biggest live-music attractions include Counting Crows, Castlecomer, Joan of Arc, and more.

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