Jerry Brown Pardons Man Who Spent Decades in Prison for Murders He Didn’t Commit

Based on new evidence, the governor of California pardoned Craig R. Coley, 70, who was found guilty of murdering an ex-girlfriend and her son in 1978.

As U.S. Sheds Role as Climate Change Leader, Who Will Fill the Void?

After President Trump’s announced withdrawal from the Paris accord, a number of national and local leaders have emerged as climate change champions.

U.S. Governors at U.N. Assembly: ‘You Have Allies’ on Climate Change

As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the world body’s annual General Assembly, a group of American state governors is taking an increasingly high-profile role on climate change.

Bruce Davis, a Charles Manson Follower, Has Parole Blocked for Fifth Time

California’s governor said Mr. Davis, who participated in a string of Manson-led murders in 1969, was still a danger to society.