There was a tense exchange between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and California Rep. Maxine Waters over whether Mnuchin could leave a committee hearing for another engagement on Tuesday. Mnuchin had been in the House Committee on Financial Services hearing that Waters was chairing for over three hours, but said he needed to leave at 5 […]
Federal prosecutors in New York and California have charged celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud. In the New York case, Avenatti was charged with attempting to extort more than $20 million in payments from Nike by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational […]
All University of Southern California applicants who are connected to the admissions cheating scheme will be denied admission, university spokesman Gary Polakovic said Wednesday. A case-by-case review will be conducted for students who are already enrolled at USC and may be connected to the scheme. USC will “make informed, appropriate decisions once those reviews have […]
The U.S. spends more on prisons and jails than it does on educating children – and 15 states spend at least $27,000 more per prisoner than they do per student, according to a new report. Americans account for 4.4 percent of the global population, but 22 percent of the world’s prison population. California spends $8.6 […]
An armed man dressed in black opened fire late Wednesday night inside a crowded country and western dance hall in Thousand Oaks, Calif., killing at least 12 people, including a sheriff’s deputy who had responded to the scene. The gunman was also dead. The shooting came just over a year after 58 people were killed […]
Scores of New Yorkers took to the streets on Wednesday to express their discontent with Donald Trump's election win.
The father of Alfred Olango announces the launch of a police reform organization. It seeks to prevent unnecessary police shootings.
Andy Lizarraga, a witness standing outside the Target in Rowland Heights, captured the altercation on her cell phone – marking the woman in infamy for her racist assault.
She hid in her bathroom until the robber left, but not before plugging in her iron, preparing to mark the robber for the police if he approached her again.
Students held signs that read "Rape is Rape" and "Stanford Protects Rapists" to denounce Brock Turner's lenient sentence.
The family of Autumn Johnson is mourning her death after the toddler was fatally shot just a week after her first birthday.
Jamie Foxx doesn't look at himself as a hero, but many others do after hearing about how the actor sprung into action to save a man from a burning car.