Photo of President Donald Trump walking off Air Force One

White House Faces Brain Drain at Perilous Moment

WASHINGTON — Increasingly convinced that the West Wing is wholly unprepared to handle the expected assault from Democrats if they win the House in November, President Donald Trump's aides and allies are private...
Photo combo of John McCain and Aretha Franklin

AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

"Hope I die before I get old," the Who sang at Woodstock as the 1960s hurtled to their end. Indeed, the decade and its echoes made premature legends of so many — Kennedy to King, Hendrix to Joplin to Morrison. ...
Photo of protestors advocating for net neutrality

California Net Neutrality Bill Clears Key Hurdle

SACRAMENTO — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to enshrine net neutrality in state law, delivering a major victory to advocates looking to require an equal playing field on the internet. "The Trump adm...
Photo of teenager after getting arrested

Lawmakers OK Bill to Keep Kids From Adult Court

SACRAMENTO — A bill to keep 14- and 15-year-olds out of adult criminal courts is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown. State senators passed the measure 22-15 Thursday. If Brown signs it, prosecutors could no longer a...
Photo of Cindy McCain leaning over John McCain's casket

His Way: Washington Says Goodbye to John McCain

WASHINGTON — It's Washington's turn to say goodbye to John McCain. His way. "It is only right that today, near the end of his long journey, John lies here, in this great hall, under the mighty dome, like oth...