There couldn't be two governors with more opposite ideologies than the Florida Republican and the California Democrat, but few minds were likely changed.
California is making the nation's most ambitious effort yet to cover non-traditional health care services like housing and food for some of the state's sickest and most vulnerable residents.
Five years after of one of America's worst wildfires, slow and expensive recovery continues in Paradise, Calif., which could be a portent for what's ahead on fire-stricken Maui.
Towns across the U.S. want to stop building homes that are vulnerable to climate-driven disasters, like wildfires, floods and droughts. It's easier said than done.
More than a decade after the trial to overturn Prop. 8 ended, trial videotapes remained sealed, until NPR member station KQED won a long legal battle that got the U.S. Supreme Court to unseal them.
Brominated vegetable oil is a food additive that studies show causes organ damage in rats and pigs. It was introduced in the 1920s and is used today in sodas and sports drinks.
The judge conceded that weapons like AR-15s are commonly used by criminals, but said the guns are importantly also owned by people who obey the law and feel they need firearms to protect themselves.
Red No. 3 was banned from cosmetics three decades ago. Consumer advocates question why it's still allowed in food products, including many popular with kids.
The three-day event at Atlanta's Woodruff Arts Center included dozens of speakers and topics ranging from human rights to entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence, hair sculpting and fireflies.
Medicaid provides health care for tens of millions of low-income Americans. Now, for the first time, it's being used for housing and rent for people who are homeless or in danger of becoming so.
The jackpot is the world's second-largest lottery prize after rolling over for 36 consecutive drawings, since the last time someone won the top prize on July 19.
The alert system will use electronic highway signs and encourage the use of TV, radio, social media and other platforms to spread information about the missing person.
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom said he vetoed the bill because the fund the state uses to pay unemployment benefits will be nearly $20 billion in debt by the end of the year.
Gov. Gavin Newsom called the new measure "long overdue," saying that the banning binge of diversity materials has to come to an end.
New law will impose an additional 11% in addition to federal tax. It's one of nearly two dozen gun laws signed into law on Tuesday. but Newsom acknowledges some might not survive legal challenges.