The new law will require that judges document all alternatives to a conservatorship before granting one.
President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill that finances the federal government through mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine.
California on Friday became the first state in the country to limit prosecutors use of rap lyrics as evidence in criminal cases.
Congress is moving quickly to avoid a government shutdown. The Senate on Thursday passed a short-term spending bill that would finance federal agencies into mid-December.
Starting in 2023, employers in California with more than 15 workers will have to disclose salary ranges on their job listings, according to a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
The governor’s office says Tennesseans enjoy the lowest state and local tax burden per capita in the country.
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
Perry Greene, the husband of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, filed for divorce on Wednesday morning citing an “irretrievably broken” marriage.
As the race for Los Angeles mayor enters its final weeks, Rick Caruso released a new ad reviving a speech his opponent, Rep. Karen Bass, made at a Church of Scientology event more than a decade ago.
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling has sent many teens rushing to their doctors in search of birth control. Wait times for appointments are growing in some areas, and Planned Parenthood offices are receiving a lot of questions for information.
Democrats in competitive midterm election races are lauding many of the Biden administration's policy accomplishments even while distancing themselves from the commander-in-chief himself.
Relations between South Korea and Japan remain strained because of the legacy of Japan’s aggression during World War II.
Smith is running against Republican Congressman Mike Garcia in the pair’s third head-to-head matchup. In 2020, Garcia beat Smith by just 333 votes, the closest race in the nation.
Newly obtained court documents allege that LA County Supervisor Shelia Kuehl was tipped off by her staff prior to her Santa Monica home being raided on Sept. 14 in connection with a corruption probe.
Attorneys argued that not having the equipment -- including computers and hard drives -- was hampering their clients' ability to do their jobs.
Matthew McConaughey told attendees at San Francisco's Dreamforce conference that it may be inevitable that he runs for president, according to SFGate.
An Indiana judge has blocked the state’s abortion ban from being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva and former Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna squared off in a debate Wednesday night ahead of November's election.
The mayoral election is less than two months away. Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso both vary on how to solve Los Angeles' issues, but both agree the city is in a state of "crisis."