WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
During the past few weeks, I found myself remembering something from a childhood book: "Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one."
SAN ANTONIO - The talk of the Knights of Columbus convention here, which I attended as an invited speaker, were missionaries from the Philippines. The Marikina Valley Council in Luzon traveled by foot for an hour and a half, each way, to establish a relationship with an indigenous Dumagat tribe living in the remote mountains, despite the physical and language challenges.
Mark your calendar for Aug. 28, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's iconic "I Have A Dream" speech, which was delivered to more than 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Nelson was headed toward the showers when he walked past C.J. Wilson's locker in the Los Angeles Angels' clubhouse.
The U.S.-Jamaican sprint showdown moved to the 200 meters at the world championships on Thursday, and Santa Clarita resident Allyson Felix was at the center of it.
Los Angeles County's big guns in its firefighting arsenal have arrived in Southern California, and the amphibious aircraft on lease from Quebec were practicing at Castaic Lake on Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Saugus man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a computer from the school he was hired to provide security for, officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station announced Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Arena League football fans get ready to rock 'n roll all night.
SANTA CLARITA - The focus will be on healthy activities this Saturday during the fifth annual Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival, which traditionally draws thousands of Santa Clarita Valley residents and kids.
On Sunday, August 4, 2013, at approximately 9:00pm, a theft occurred at Golden Oak Community School located at 25201 Via Princessa, Canyon Country. A silver Apple iMAC computer was discovered missing from the school. The exact date and time of the theft was determined by security camera footage. It was discovered that an officer from the private security company, which is contracted by the school district, was on the campus at the time of the theft.
WASHINGTON- Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, today made the following statement on new policies announced by the Department of Defense aimed to combat sexual assault in the military:
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they've never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the number of incorrect calls made in games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A small, bespectacled German immigrant who invented a glamorous life for himself in the United States by posing as an heir to the fabled Rockefeller fortune was sentenced Thursday to 27 years to life in prison for a California cold-case murder.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Despite broken earthquake-safety bolts that threatened months of delays, California transportation officials approved a plan Thursday to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge around the Labor Day weekend as originally planned.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
MONTREAL (AP) - Rookie Martin Jones is already making Los Angeles Kings' history.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force