California approved a first-in-the-nation, ambitious rule limiting rail pollution to aggressively cut greenhouse gas emissions.
California is suing Amazon, accusing the company of violating the state’s antitrust laws by stifling competition.
A lawyer for California's civil rights agency has resigned over what she alleged were undue attempts by Gov. Gavin Newsom and his office to interfere in a state lawsuit against Activision Blizzard.
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decided Monday that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent and perhaps, foreshadowing an argument over the viability of other high court decisions. The outcome left one dissenting justice wondering “which cases the court will overrule next.” The justices divided 5-4 to […]
Welcome to Monday, the 43rd anniversary of the premiere of “The Bionic Woman.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Love might not last forever — but emails do. — California considers charging company with murder. — Scooter-rental companies face lawsuits from non-riders. — Robert Mueller seeks to connect dots to […]
California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial and replace it with a still murky risk-assessment system under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
A Rhode Island software company that sells primarily to businesses is nonetheless making sure it complies with a strict California law about consumers' privacy.
A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing on Wednesday.
California and 16 other states have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its plans to scrap gas mileage standards and how much greenhouse gases vehicles can emit, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday.
Environmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Barack Obama was not appropriate and set standards "too high."
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear a dispute over California’s requirement that nonprofit groups turn over the names of major donors. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the state has a right to review donor lists to determine whether a group is actually involved in charitable activities. The […]