Angela Brown

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New law lets teens delete digital skeletons

Remember that dance-party photo you regretted posting online? How about the time you over-shared your feelings about your ex or made that comment about Barack Obama?<p>All forever etched in the annals of the Internet.<p>Well, maybe not - at least if you're under 18.<p>Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown …

Former FBI technician to plead guilty to classified leaks

WASHINGTON — A former FBI bomb technician has agreed to plead guilty to leaking classified information to the Associated Press last year about the disruption of a plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner by al-Qaeda's affiliate terror organization in Yemen, the Justice Department announced Monday.<p>Donald …

White House says Janet Yellen front-runner for Fed chair

WASHINGTON — A White House official said on Wednesday that Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen was front-runner for the top job at the U.S. central bank when Ben Bernanke steps down, a shift in strategy after former economic adviser Lawrence Summers withdrew from consideration.<p>With the end of …

Federal Reserve

Obama economic speech: Worry persists, overshadowed by gun attack

At one time, President<p>Obama’s speech Monday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the fiscal collapse that helped usher him into office might have taken on the tone of a victory lap. And there were elements of that in what Obama said as he sought to claim credit for his administration’s handling …

Great Depression

Following Navy Yard Shooting, Dianne Feinstein Calls for Stricter Gun-Control Laws

Matt Vasilogambros @MattVas<p>Sept. 16, 2013, 2:20 p.m.<p>Sen. Di­anne Fein­stein, one of the Sen­ate’s lead­ing voices on gun con­trol, called for …

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House leaders: Debt hike better fight

A government shutdown is looming on Oct. 1. But don’t worry about it.<p>That’s the message the House Republican leadership and its allies are spreading as Congress moves toward a fiscal showdown with President Barack Obama and the Democrats, a clash with huge political and economic ramifications for …

U.N. finds 'clear and convincing evidence' of Syria chemical attack

UNITED NATIONS --<p>U.N.inspectors say there is “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people.<p>A report from the inspectors says "the environmental, chemical and medical samples we have …

Middle East

Obama on the Economy 5 Years Later: ‘We’re Not Near Where We Need to Be’

Pres­id­ent Obama launched a de­fense of the eco­nom­ic pro­gress un­der his ad­min­is­tra­tion Sunday on ABC’s <i>This Week</i> with George …

Privacy breach or public safety? Teens’ Facebook posts monitored by school district

A screenshot from the homepage of the Glendale Unified School District website.<p>GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California school district is trying to stop cyberbullying and a host of other teenage ills by monitoring the public posts students make on social media outlets in a program that has …

Social Media

The Feds Might Remove A Huge Impediment To The Legal Marijuana Business

Until this change, marijuana businesses have spent years growing and expanding in an adverse environment.<p>While legalization — and the Federal government's recent decision to step back and not interfere through drug raids— will remove some of those inhibiting effects, there's still a lot that is …

Why Defunding Obamacare Is an Idea That Won't Die

The Tea Party fixation matters: It's already complicating the latest fiscal showdown in Congress. Once again, John Boehner is in a bind.<p>The Tea Partiers who are convinced Obamacare can still be stopped gathered in front of the Capitol on Tuesday. There were perhaps a couple thousand of them, from …

Former White House Aide Tweets 9/11 Through President Bush's Eyes

Former Bush spokesman Ari Fleischer tweeted his personal tale from September 11th. He was an aide to President Bush at the time.

Donald Trump

Undersung Overseers

Call them point guards, heat shields or con­sigli­eres (we would settle for chiefs of staff). Those are the names trot­ted out in <i>The Pres­id­ent’s</i> …

Ronald Reagan

Leaders Meet as Fiscal Fights Loom Large

With big dead­lines and polit­ic­al hurdles loom­ing over fights to keep the gov­ern­ment fun­ded and hike the na­tion’s bor­row­ing lim­it, a …

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We Now Return You To Your Regularly Scheduled Dysfunctional Congress

After a brief détente, chaos resumes on Capitol Hill.<p>WASHINGTON — Just when it seemed like politicians were kind of getting along, crazy season returned to Capitol Hill in full force Wednesday.<p>Although for the better part of three years, Congress has been unable to conduct even the most basic …

Immigration Reform

In U.S., Opponents Say Action in #Syria Not America's Concern... Read more at Gallup.com: http://on.gallup.com/1fQdpjg

Syria crisis: No clear winner in Russia-US G20 duel

<b>Both sides have claimed victory in this G20 gladiatorial contest over Syria, but identifying who is on which team is not straightforward.</b><p>So who backed Russia and who backed the United States?<p>According to President Vladimir Putin, the outcome was not a 50/50 split, but a balance of opinion in …

Arkansas Is Next Battleground For Citizens United Constitutional Amendment

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of national and state government reform groups announced on Thursday that Arkansas is the next battleground in the fight for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision.<p>The groups Common Cause, Public Citizen, Free Speech for …

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North Carolina voters fear new ID law will keep them from polls

HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Alberta Currie, the great-granddaughter of slaves, was born in a farmhouse surrounded by tobacco and cotton fields. Her mother, Willie Pearl, gave birth with the assistance of a midwife.<p>No birth certificate was issued; a birth announcement was handwritten into the Currie family …

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Roman Catholic clergy are urged to start preaching in support of immigration reform at Sunday Mass.

Catholic Church getting more aggressive on immigration reform<p>Starting at Sunday Mass, clergy nationwide are urged to address immigration and to encourage congregants to contact their members of Congress.<p>September 07, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Roman Catholics from Los Angeles and Orange counties march …

Immigration