For a lot of cord-cutters, Netflix is the equivalent of a cable TV company. Now a growing number of cities want Netflix to start paying taxes like one too.
VICE News, the Associated Press, and USA Today filed a lawsuit Friday seeking records related to the FBI's purchase from hackers of a "tool" to unlock the shooter's iPhone 5c.
By Tess Owen
A group of 25 feminist organizations wrote a letter to Governor Jerry Brown saying that imposing mandatory minimum sentences on rapists will deter future victims from coming forward and exacerbate overcrowding in prisons
A new study of 800 recent movies found that women and minorities were underrepresented in speaking roles — and to an even greater degree, behind the camera.
The rape case triggered outrage in June when the woman's victim impact statement went viral, prompting criticism of both the sentencing judge and the US criminal justice system's light penalties for sexual assault.
Advocates for legalization say the public is right about pot being relatively harmless, but the authors of a new study say more research is needed.
The court found that federal authorities can't use taxpayer money to prosecute people complying with state medical marijuana laws — but the decision is hardly iron-clad.
By Kayla Ruble
It's harder to get an organ transplant in California and New York than in Washington state or South Carolina. A plan to redraw the organ donation map may change that.
The newly released footage from a June traffic stop shows two unidentified officers fatally shooting Dylan Noble, a white man who the cops thought was armed.
By Matt Smith
California recycles at twice the rate of the rest of the US, but hundreds of the state's recycling centers have closed as low oil prices change the economics of the business.
The proposal would allow anyone over 21 to possess up to an ounce of weed for private recreational use and grow up to six marijuana plants.
By VICE News
At least five people were hospitalized after counter-protesters attacked a neo-Nazi march outside California's Capitol in Sacramento.
By Tess Owen
"I am here to run a police department, not a frat house," said Oakland's mayor Libby Schaaf as she announced the resignation of yet another police chief on Friday.
By Tess Owen
Prosecutors said they lacked confidence that the judge who sentenced Brock Turner to six months in jail could "fairly participate" in an upcoming case.
Terminally ill California patients will now be able to request life-ending medications from their doctors.
By Liz Fields
Hillary Clinton has more delegates and individual votes than Bernie Sanders, but the Vermont senator has vowed to take the fight to the Democratic Convention.
Clinton appeared assured of clinching a majority of pledged Democratic delegates as voting wrapped up in six states during the election's last big primary night.
The sentencing comes one month after Lonnie Franklin Jr. was found guilty last month of shooting seven women to death in the 1980s, then strangling a 15-year-old girl and strangling or shooting two other women in a second round of killings in the 2000s.