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Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

Adam McKay‘s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” seized control of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with a leading six nominations, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper‘s tear-jerking revival “A Star Is Born,” the interracial road-trip drama “Green Book” and the period romp “The Favourite.” “Vice” topped all contenders Thursday, in nominations announced […]

Survey: US services firms grew in November

Survey: US services firms grew in November

U.S. services firms grew at a slightly stronger pace in November, a sign that the recent stock market sell-offs have yet to dampen enthusiasm among consumers. The Institute for Supply Management, which is composed of purchasing managers, reports that its services index rose to 60.7 last month, up from 60.3 […]

Border Patrol agent killed sex workers to ‘clean up streets’

Border Patrol agent killed sex workers to ‘clean up streets’

Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths DALLAS — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to “clean up the streets” of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said Wednesday while announcing that a grand jury had indicted […]

US priest accused of abusing altar boys in Philippines

US priest accused of abusing altar boys in Philippines

In this Dec. 5, 2018, photo, American Roman Catholic priest Rev. Kenneth Bernard Hendricks poses for his mugshot at the Bureau of Immigration in Manila. Philippine immigration authorities say they have arrested Hendricks accused of sexually assaulting altar boys in a church in Naval town in the island province of […]

New Wisconsin governor asks Walker to veto GOP power play

New Wisconsin governor asks Walker to veto GOP power play

People protest the legislature‘s extraordinary session during the official Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Capitol in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday during the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, at times drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in […]

‘A Christmas Carol’ gives Sacramento theater a tradition unlike any other

‘A Christmas Carol’ gives Sacramento theater a tradition unlike any other

There are quaint little holiday traditions, and then there are the rock-solid kind: presents, songs and Charles’ Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. For many, the season wouldn’t be complete without seeing the classic on stage, and the Sacramento Theater Company is happy to provide the opportunity. “We pride ourselves in being […]

Trump v. California lawsuits + Steyer for president?

Trump v. California lawsuits + Steyer for president?

TRUMP V. CALIFORNIA California and President Donald Trump continue to clash over a number of issues. According to the latest numbers from the Attorney General’s Office, the state has 44 active lawsuits against the Trump administration. Most of them are about environmental or immigration policies policies. California’s resistance to the […]

4,000 behavioral health workers will strike at Kaiser starting Monday

4,000 behavioral health workers will strike at Kaiser starting Monday

Roughly at will walk out of their jobs Monday in a five-day statewide strike over what they describe as chronic understaffing that is limiting patient access to mental health services at the nation’s largest managed care organization. “We are constantly under pressure to see new patients,” said Kenneth Rogers, a […]