| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — Legal immigrants who are not American citizens would be able to serve on juries in California under a bill that lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
The measure joins a proposal already on the governor's desk that would...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
MOSCOW — A candidate favored by the Kremlin, acting Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, held a narrow lead Sunday in his bid for a full term at the helm of Russia's capital, exit polls showed.
The tense and dramatic race drew international attention because...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
MOSCOW--A Kremlin-favored candidate declared victory in Sunday's election for mayor of Moscow, although an independent monitoring group questioned whether he received enough votes to avoid a runoff.
Shortly after midnight Sunday, acting Mayor Sergei...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:13 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama has to persuade not just Congress on military intervention in Syria. New polling shows the American public is highly skeptical of the administration’s plan for limited missile strikes in response to the alleged use...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:54 AM
New York City voters began deciding Tuesday who should become their next mayor after a volatile primary campaign that touched on everything from civil rights to kittens, with no shortage of scandal mixed in thanks to the candidacy of disgraced former Rep....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:18 PM
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.
No birth certificate was issued; a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Two unrelated occurrences — one in Washington, one in California — conspired this week to reinforce the Republican Party’s struggle to gain the up-and-coming voters it needs for long-term survival. And it also underscored the value...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Obama has taken a pounding in the press and from other political figures over his handling of the conflict in Syria. How much political damage has that caused him?
Polls offer mixed evidence – some show a steeper decline in his job...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Most California voters say they approve of the job Jerry Brown is doing as governor, while a plurality of state voters say they are inclined to support his reelection, according to a new Field Poll.
Brown’s approval rating, which stands at 51%, is...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:36 AM
LONDON – Exactly a year before Scotland decides whether to remain part of Great Britain or go it alone, supporters of independence clashed Wednesday with those who want to stay in the British fold, heralding 12 months of searching debate over...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:56 AM
As incoming Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti prepares to take over the city government, residents offered mostly favorable reviews of their new leader in a new USC Price/Los Angeles Times poll.
Garcetti opens his term with a positive, if undefined,...