US to beef up missile defense against NKorea

The Pentagon announced Friday it will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptors to a West Coast-based missile defense system…

2nd Carnival cruise has problems

Carnival Cruise Lines says one of its ships has experienced problems during a cruise, the second such incident this week…

Confusion around California’s shark fin ban

California’s shark fin ban has caused confusion among restaurants which are still selling shark fin soup…

Applications for US jobless aid reach 5-year low

Fewer Americans sought unemployment aid last week, reducing the average number of weekly applications last month to a five-year low…

Government says more than 2,000 released from jail

The Obama administration is reversing itself — and it’s acknowledging to Congress that it did, in fact, release more than 2,000…

Senate immigration bill may limit family visas

Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill may dramatically limit green cards for extended families of U.S. citizens and residents, limiting them to immediate families instead…

Honda recalls 250,000 vehicles for braking problem

Honda is recalling nearly 250,000 vehicles worldwide for brakes that can suddenly kick in even when the driver isn’t braking…

Coca-Cola to shut down Sacramento bottling plant

Coca-Cola Co. says it plans to close a Sacramento bottling and distribution facility it bought just two months…

Woman found dead inside car in Sacramento River

Authorities have recovered the body of a woman who told an emergency dispatcher she was inside a car that went into the Sacramento River…

California skydiver hits the ground and survives

A California skydiver hits the ground at 30-miles-an-hour and lives to tell the story.The fall was caught on camera…