Politics Top Stories

U.S. Capitol Building

Edward M. Pio Roda/CNN

House could delay some leadership votes

Some House Republicans are urging Speaker John Boehner to delay votes on several leadership positions, GOP aides said Sunday.

The vote to elect the GOP candidate for speaker is set for Thursday. But some Republicans are pushing for separate votes on ...

9mm Glock handgun

Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images

Oregon shooter's dad: Guns are 'the killers'

The father of the Roseburg, Oregon, shooter said he doesn't know where his son got his weapons, and he declined to comment much on his son's mental state, but he was quick to say what he thought was to blame in the deadly college attack: Guns.

Ian Mer...

Netanyahu winning night

Channel 2 (Israel), Israel Prime Minister's Office, POOL, CNN

Netanyahu on Iran deal: 'Let's look forward'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vehemently opposed the recently inked Iran nuclear agreement -- but now he wants to make sure Iran lives up to its end of the pact.

"Now that it's done, let's look forward. Let's keep Iran's feet to the fire....

Sen. Rand Paul

Alex Wong/Getty Images

Paul says he's not dropping out

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says despite dour poll numbers, don't expect him to drop out of the Republican presidential race any time soon.

"I think the rumors of my demise are somewhat exaggerated, to say the least," Paul said Sunday on Fox News' "Media...

Elizabeth Warren testimony

Alex Wong/Getty Images

Warren outlines differences with Biden

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's meeting with Vice President Joe Biden last summer helped fuel speculation that Biden would enter the 2016 race -- but the Massachusetts senator told CNN's Jake Tapper that the two Democrats have disagreed very sharply in the p...

Supreme Court of the United States

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Is the Court poised for shift to the right?

The nine Supreme Court justices will emerge Monday from behind a long red velvet curtain and take their assigned seats on the bench to begin a new term. But most people will still be thinking of the historic nature of the cases decided last term and ...

Chris Christie, September 18, 2015

Sean Rayford/Gettty Images

Christie: Trump 'painfully naive' on Syria

Donald Trump says the United States should let Russia intervene in Syria all it wants. But Chris Christie is calling for a bigger U.S. role.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Chaffetz challenges McCarthy for speaker

Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Sunday officially entered the race to replace House Speaker John Boehner.

Chaffetz, the Utah Republican who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is taking on his party's current No. 2 -- Kevin McCarthy.


Sen. John McCain

Kris Connor/Getty Images

McCain: Trump doesn't understand Syria

Sen. John McCain says that GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump doesn't understand the problems posed by Russia's new role in the Syrian conflict.

Hillary Clinton shown at Friday event in Florid

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton does Trump impression on 'SNL'

Hillary Clinton met her "SNL" counterpart and won laughs Saturday night with her imitation of Donald Trump.

President Barack Obama, Oct. 2, 2015

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Obama: We will keep backing Syrian opposition

President Barack Obama told his national security team this week that the U.S. will continue to support the Syrian opposition as Russia enters into the conflict, a senior administration official said Saturday.

Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Clinton gushes about SNL alter egos ahead of appearance

Hillary Clinton can't decide which of her "Saturday Night Live" alter egos she prefers.

The Democratic presidential candidate was ever the politician on Friday as she confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that she'd be on "Saturday Night Live" tonight.

Latest Videos

Camarillo man killed in C130J crash in Afghanistan

Camarillo man killed in C130J crash in Afghanistan

Camarillo pilot killed in Afghanistan crash

Obama angry over gun laws

Obama: We're the only country with mass shootings every few months

The president expressed frustration and anger in his latest speech about gun control…

Planned Parenthood supporters pinked out and pushed back

Planned Parenthood supporters pinked out and pushed back

debate over planned parenthood funding won't go away

Obama Putin handshake

Obama, Putin square off at UN

Obama administration officials seem pleased with the results of a meeting between…

Trump tax proposal

Trump expounds on his tax plan

Donald Trump revealed new details about his tax plan in an interview that aired…

Pope standing ovation

Francis gets standing ovation during Mass

Pope Francis receives a standing ovation and applause during Mass at Madison Square…

Latest Interactives

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out…


The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first…

Slideshow: SB County Voters to Decide High-Intensity Petroleum Ban

Slideshow: Carpinteria Considers Two New Hotels

Local Headlines


Rain Hits Central Coast

Much-needed rain fell up and down the coast on Sunday.

Head-On Collision Kills 1, Injures 1 Other East of Santa Maria

Santa Barbara County Fire responded to a vehicle accident around 9: 45 Sunday…

Virtual Reality Technology Moves From Game World To Medical

Virtual Reality Technology Moves From Game World To Medical Field

Santa Barbara-based WorldViz is the software company giving folks the chance to…

Newsroom Tipline

NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

NewsChannel 3 Investigates Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord w

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

View More

What's Right


Carpinteria Instrument Drive Hits the Right Note

A drive that began in early summer shows Carpinteria is in turn with its community…

Glow In The Park Event Helps Santa Barbara Medical Program

All you need is love! That was the theme for the second annual Glow in the Park…

Thousands Of Women And Girls Run For A Beautiful Cause

Runners hit the pavement hard this weekend running for a "beautiful cause". The "She…

Environmental News

Smog over Los Angeles

EPA announces new limit on ozone emissions

The Obama administration unveiled new limits on smog-producing ozone emissions…


Houston sues Volkswagen for polluting its air

Houston is suing Volkswagen for $100 million claiming its cars that evaded U.S.…

Volkswagen emblem

EPA to automakers: We'll test everyone for VW problems

Federal regulators are putting U.S. automakers on notice.

The EPA said Friday it…

Most Popular News Stories

1 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

Local Weather Forecasts

Sign Up for E-News Alerts

  • KEYT-KCOY-KKFX E-News Alerts


    Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox