Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
A new measure proposed by the Obama Administration would give federal officials the authority to set restrictions on the use of mapping and traffic apps if they are deemed to be dangerous.
In a sweeping new policy statement prompted by pot legalization of some form in 22 states, including California, the U.S. Justice Department gave the green light to states to adopt tight regulatory schemes to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana industries burgeoning across the country.
Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles. He won a Polk Award for magazine reporting for a story that was credited with ending Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s career after it revealed the military’s candid criticisms of the Obama administration.
Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for emails and other information that people transmit online.
The Bay Area is receiving 280 vouchers to get homeless veterans permanent housing.
An assault weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Some young people who currently reside in California illegally will soon be eligible for driver’s licences if they successfully enroll in President Barack Obama’s new work permit program, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles.