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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state's fired former top oil regulator says Gov. Jerry Brown's administration pressured him to break federal and state law on oilfield permitting. Derek Chernow's account is in a recently filed lawsuit filed by a group of Central Valley farmers. The...
BOSTON (AP) — Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering-industry. Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani figures she knows the real culprit for the dizziness, sore throat and general weakness that nearly cost her a match at the U.S. Open on Thursday: air conditioning. Yes, that's right. The 16th-seeded Italian, who has been the runner-up at the French...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. The policy represents the first effort to create a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Secretary John McHugh has suspended operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to explain and correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of other labs...
The photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. The disturbing image taken this week brings to mind other,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even millennials don't think much of their generation, according to a new poll Thursday. A Pew Research Center study showed that millennials — generally defined as those ages 18-34 — had far more negative views of their generation compared to Generation Xers,...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers in what authorities said was a racially motivated crime during Bible study will face a death penalty trial, even though not all the victims' families agree with capital punishment, a prosecutor said...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Thursday "there will be no deal" if world powers insist on suspending rather than lifting sanctions as part of a landmark nuclear agreement, and said it is up to Iran's parliament, and not him, to approve or reject it. His remarks,...