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  • West Virginia spill criticism grows amid new fear over tainted water

    West Virginia spill criticism grows amid new fear over tainted water
    The top public health official in Charleston, W. Va., has added to widespread criticism of the decision to declare drinking water safe despite a critical lack of scientific data about the coal-washing chemical that spilled into the Elk River on Jan. 9....
  • The 30 biggest events of David Stern's NBA tenure

    The 30 biggest events of David Stern's NBA tenure
    A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1: June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
  • Former Chris Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures

    Former Chris Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures
    A former close aide to Gov. Chris Christie said the governor knew about the George Washington Bridge road closures while they were happening, disputing the governor’s assertions that he only learned about the mess later. A lawyer for David...
  • Keystone XL pipeline dealt setback in Nebraska court

    Keystone XL pipeline dealt setback in Nebraska court
    A Nebraska court ruling Wednesday left the long-troubled Keystone XL pipeline with no approved route through the state, dealing the project a legal setback that could delay it at least a year. Lancaster County District Judge Stephanie F. Stacy struck...
  • Former Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures

    Former Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures
    A former close aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said through his attorney that the governor knew about the closures of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge as they were happening, disputing Christie's assertion that he only learned about...
  • Money pours into campaigns for candidates seeking statewide posts

    Money pours into campaigns for candidates seeking statewide posts
    Money flowed into the election campaigns for California's slate of lower-rung statewide political offices in 2013, a batch of races expected to vary from piping hot to, well, snoozers. Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom currently face...
  • Why not get tough on water use, California?

     Why not get tough on water use, California?
    To hear Gov. Jerry Brown tell it, California is in a "mega drought" — perhaps the worst dry spell it's ever known. So why does he keep calling for voluntary water conservation? The governor met with Southern California water officials Thursday...
  • With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition

    With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition
    In the midst of a busy 2012 election cycle, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's offhand remark to a local television station about what constituted "legitimate rape" might have slipped under the radar. But Akin was a prime target for an opposition...
  • From governor's mail room to utilities commission

    SACRAMENTO — Michael Picker, the newest member of the powerful Public Utilities Commission, has a long history with Gov. Jerry Brown: He worked in the governor's mail room during his first term from 1975 to 1977. "I delivered press releases," said...
  • More campaigns pit one political party against itself

    More campaigns pit one political party against itself
    The race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman is emblematic of a fresh wave sweeping across California's politics and, increasingly, the national landscape: intraparty fratricide as a means of upward political mobility. Four of California's Democrats in...
  • Port Authority controversy runs deeper than Christie bridge scandal

    Port Authority controversy runs deeper than Christie bridge scandal
    TRENTON, N.J. — With a hot sun bearing down, Gov. Chris Christie grasped a ceremonial shovel and dug into a patch of dirt where a new park would bloom in a blighted area of Newark. To his right, holding another shovel, was Bill Baroni, then...