| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Elderly people say they feel much less tired than teenagers and younger adults, according to a surprising new study that tracked how nearly 13,000 Americans rated their exhaustion.
The results counter earlier studies and defy stereotypes of older people...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:07 AM
SAN DIEGO — Ex-Mayor Bob Filner, who left office in a scandal over allegations of sexual harassment of women, Tuesday pleaded guilty to one felony count of false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery.
Under the plea agreement,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:22 AM
SAN DIEGO — Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who left office in a scandal over allegations of sexual harassment, has been charged with one felony count of false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery, San Diego Superior Court officials...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:14 AM
LONDON -- While Americans struggle with a shut-down government, Germans are still struggling to form one, with the latest attempt by Chancellor Angela Merkel to woo a new coalition partner ending in failure Wednesday.
Germany has now gone nearly a month...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:53 PM
SAN DIEGO — A few months ago, Bob Filner was this city's most powerful political figure — a new Democratic mayor pledging to help those he said had long been ignored or mistreated by local government.
But Tuesday, less than two months...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
LONDON -- Fresh from her party’s best election showing in more than 20 years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel started the tricky task Monday of forming a new government after her preferred coalition partner was ousted from parliament in a shocking...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Thousands of California students in foster care are suffering from an "invisible achievement gap," with worse academic performance, a higher dropout rate and placement in more failing schools than their statewide peers, according to a study set for...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:27 PM
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel complained to President Obama on Wednesday after learning that U.S. intelligence may have targeted her cellphone, saying that would be “a serious breach of trust” if true.
The White House denied...
| Sep 27, 2013
So the German people have spoken, and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reelected. That means the European Union will continue to be a tortoise. Next May, following the European Parliament elections, we will discover just how slow and unhappy a creature...
| Oct 27, 2013
Illinois lawmakers are considering whether to require minimum three-year prison sentences for unlawful possession of loaded weapons. If the proposal sounds both familiar and ominous, it should: California has been down this road, and in fact is on it...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:22 PM
LONDON -- More than two months after voters cast their ballots, Germany took a major step toward finally forming a government Wednesday after leaders of the main political parties agreed on a common agenda that Chancellor Angela Merkel said would solidify...