Government and politics

August 2, 2012 - 3:36 PM

San Bernardino files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.

August 2, 2012 - 3:35 PM

Correction: Illinois Job Applicants-Facebook story

CHICAGO (AP) — Seeking to guard the privacy rights of the social networking generation, Illinois is making it illegal for employers to ask job applicants for passwords to their onlin

August 2, 2012 - 3:35 PM

Houston uses video to teach how to handle shooting

August 2, 2012 - 2:43 PM

Dems reject GOP move to force layoff notices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have turned back a Republican effort to force defense contractors to send out notices of possible job layoffs four days before the election.

August 2, 2012 - 2:43 PM

ATF figure in Fast and Furious leaves agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former deputy director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has left the agency following the uproar over a flawed gun-smuggling probe cal

August 2, 2012 - 2:38 PM

Corruption trial hailed as good sign for Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court began deliberations Thursday in a case involving a cash-for-votes scheme that could tarnish the legacy of hugely popular former President

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