After snowy conditions swept through parts of the United States on Thursday, Californians were greeted with snow-capped hilltops and winter storm warnings the next morning.
Actor Alec Baldwin has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter after shooting and killing a cinematographer on set. Attorneys are now preparing for a pretrial hearing.
State lawmakers are considering a windfall tax for oil companies as Californians faced high gas prices at the pump last year.
A new bill is seeking to limit campaign contributions to school board candidates. Some say it will ensure fairness, but others say it doesn’t address the issue of special interest groups.
Zoos are debating the future of captive elephants: Some say elephants in zoos offer the public a learning experience while others say the small and artificial environment is not good for elephants.