President Trump honors longtime Reagan associate Edwin Meese

Politics 10/08/19, 17:16

President Donald Trump on Tuesday awarded one of the nation's highest civilian honors to Edwin Meese, best known for serving as President Ronald Reagan's attorney general. Meese, who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, had a longstanding connection to Reagan that ...

California county eyes security contract for men-only club

U.S. 06/10/19, 15:19

An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women.The criticism of the Bohemian Club comes after female supervisors from Sonoma County questioned whether they ...

California team loses sponsor due to Ocasio-Cortez video

Politics 05/30/19, 09:21

A company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports that raisin company ...

Reagan’s strategic defense initiative has reached a new milestone

Opinion 03/29/19, 18:53

The Pentagon commemorated the 36th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative in dramatic fashion on Monday by reaching a new technological milestone. The military conducted a successful test of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system against the most complex simulated threat to ...

Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

Sports 03/14/19, 09:04

Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died at his home Thursday at age 91.Bayh was surrounded by family at his home in Easton, Maryland, when he died ...

Ex- California capital reporter Steve Lawrence dead at 71

U.S. 02/22/19, 20:17

Steve Lawrence, a California government reporter who covered a major capital corruption scandal and governors from Ronald Reagan to Arnold Schwarzenegger during a nearly four-decade career with The Associated Press, died Friday. His wife, Jane, said he had been battling cancer ...

Bush’s state funeral follows generations of tradition

Politics 12/04/18, 00:31

Former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday.The guidelines for state funerals date back to the mid-1800s and have been shaped over time. Seating ...

Things to Know about George H.W. Bush

U.S. 12/01/18, 01:07

George H.W. Bush was largely known for his work in public office, from his time as a Texas congressman and CIA director to his years in the White House as president and Ronald Reagan's vice president. But the World War ...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

Politics 12/01/18, 00:18

George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single ...

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