The long-fading myth of California as Eden has been scorched but John Branch, a California-based correspondent, remains a defender of his native state.
Dr. Snipes said she had decided to resign her position, hours after the conclusion of a vote recount that exposed a series of failures in her office.
The two-term incumbent defeated his opponent, Gina Ortiz Jones, in one of the closest elections in Texas, called more than a week after Election Day.
Republicans capped a popular deduction for state and local taxes to pay for the tax bill. That may have hurt some House Republicans in the midterms.
By the end of this century, some parts of the world could face as many as six climate-related crises at the same time, researchers have concluded.
President Trump visited Paradise, Calif., on Saturday to survey destruction from the worst fire in the state’s history. He blamed California’s forest management.
Chinese aerospace workers wore Long March-style costumes this year. Beijing and Washington have each deployed aggressive rhetoric reminiscent of that heard during the Cold War.
The new book, “Team of Vipers,” is written by Cliff Sims, a former aide in the White House communications office who had previously worked on the Trump campaign.
Only $838 million has been paid out so far, despite a promised $12 billion in subsidies to farmers whose products have been retaliated against in the trade war.
Prosecutors and the judge in the case expressed frustration with Washington State laws that they said restricted their ability to seek a harsher punishment.
When an aging gangster was transferred to Hazelton prison and placed with other inmates rather than in solitary confinement, it was “a death sentence,” one employee said.
In a Fox News interview, President Trump also asserted he had no idea that his acting attorney general viewed the Mueller investigation skeptically.
Many in California who lost all they had when their homes were destroyed are collecting in makeshift camps, as firefighters keep struggling to contain the blazes.
President Trump does not even want to listen to evidence that could shake his confidence in the Saudi royal, a decision driven by Middle East strategy and arms sales.
More than just a flashback to 2000, the Florida recount is an ominous dry run for messaging about vote-stealing that will further erode confidence in the election process.
In a tweet on Sunday, President Trump took aim at Representative Adam B. Schiff, a Democrat of California, calling him “little Adam Schitt.”
Senator Bill Nelson, a three-term Democrat, lost his Senate seat to Florida’s current Republican governor in a tight race.
The donation would underwrite “need-blind” admissions and eliminate the need for low- and moderate-income students at the university to take out loans.
Victor Jara was a legendary Chilean folk singer and political activist, whose brutal killing following a military coup in 1973 went unsolved for decades. Now, his family may finally get justice.
Among House Democrats, some strongly believe it is time for Nancy Pelosi to step aside for new leadership. But a serious challenger has yet to step forward.
After a vote (and a century of research), the standard measure for mass is redefined, and the long reign of Le Grand K is ended.
In the incinerated remains of Paradise, the president suggested that forest management was a “very big problem” in California’s wildfire crisis.
Ron DeSantis has taken a quiet, nonconfrontational approach during the fractious recount that preceded his victory as governor.
The Kansas official was addressing a black consultant when he used the phrase, prompting the governor to call for his resignation days later.
The midterms showed that there aren’t enough qualified poll workers and that accusations of political manipulation persist. Still, the situation has improved since Bush v. Gore.
A week after the most destructive fire in state history ripped through this small town, the flames have been replaced by a new danger: the air.
Inmates expose themselves and threaten rape. Male guards let them do it. Women who complain are ‘pretty much blackballed.’
A manual recount was underway in two still-undecided statewide elections in Florida, including the race for the Senate.
Ms. Abrams acknowledged that her Republican rival Brian Kemp would become governor, saying “the law currently allows no further viable remedy” to challenge the vote.
With thousands of homes destroyed in the wildfires, the homeless crisis just got worse.
Prosecutors say Edward Gallagher turned bloodthirsty on his eighth deployment, shooting civilians and stabbing a captive. His lawyer called the charges baseless.
Rick Scott and Bill Nelson were facing a manual recount in the Senate battle. The Republican, Ron DeSantis, appears to have won governor’s race over Andrew Gillum.
For over a decade, three tenured professors “leered at, groped, sexted, intoxicated and even raped” students, according to the complaint.
Investigators looking for the cause of the most devastating wildfire in California history will begin with the premise that human beings were probably responsible.
The authorities in Paradise slowly put names on the roster of the dead. Among them is Ernie Foss, a musician from San Francisco.
The need to repair the nation’s criminal justice system has brought together the two parties in a way that is unusual in these days of partisan strife.
Illinois authorities defended an officer who killed the guard, Jemel Roberson, as he tried to stop a gunman at a bar. A Roberson family lawyer says the police are rushing to judgment.
Search teams were heading back into the devastated town of Paradise on Tuesday with the grim expectation of finding more bodies in the charred remnants of the town.
In the Northern California town of Paradise, specialists are scouring burned homes for the scores of people still unaccounted for.
Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida governor election a week ago. But a recount has reopened the race, and he has returned to public appearances across the state.