Some worry that police might be overrun or that the city has not stockpiled enough water to hydrate the masses in the mid-summer heat. Others oppose new restrictions that will be placed on demonstrators.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a virtual tie two weeks ahead of the primary election in California, with Sanders eliminating the modest advantage she held two months ago, according to a new statewide poll released late Wednesday.
A defendant charged with capital murder in the slaying of an assistant store manager testified that her boyfriend tried to bully her into stealing from her former employers at American Eagle Outfitters. The defendant says she knows nothing about Ashlea Harris’ slaying.
California is so heavily Democratic that no Republican has carried the state since George H.W. Bush in 1988. Yet Donald Trump, buoyed by a rise in national polls and seizing on manufacturing losses in the state, said Wednesday, “We’re going to make a big, big play for California.”
The Harrold school district, which made headlines in 2008 when it became first U.S. public school district to allow its teachers to carry handguns on campus, is back in the news as a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration’s transgender bathroom directive.
Texas, joined by 10 other states, filed suit in federal court in Wichita Falls on Wednesday to block a federal directive that instructs school districts to let transgender students use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday.
California red-legged frogs and Western pond turtles – both missing from most of Yosemite Natonal Park for decades – are also being reintroduced under a partnership with the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens.
Wrestler Hulk Hogan had a heavyweight in his corner in his legal battle with Gawker: A billionaire Silicon Valley investor who made it his mission to destroy the online gossip site after it outed him as being gay.
The former owner of a horse adopted by former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart and his wife at their animal sanctuary says the horse was used for children’s finger-painting parties, not shot by paintballs as originally reported by the SPCA.
Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone the weekly protests due the following day so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group.
It is "unacceptable" for any unaccompanied refugee and migrant children who arrive on the continent to be held in detention centers, one of Europe's top human rights officials said Thursday, calling on European countries to ensure such children can be housed in special facilities and quickly reunited with their families.