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SEATTLE (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell wants to park two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront — but the petroleum giant will have to get around protesters in kayaks and a mayor determined to take on climate change. The fast-approaching battle with so-called...
NEW YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease of social...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he has yet to see evidence that would justify one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man near Venice Beach. Beck cautioned that his department's investigation was just underway but told...
HONOLULU (AP) — About a dozen women arrested over the weekend in a Honolulu prostitution sting at massage parlors won't be charged with prostitution. Instead, they face the more severe charge of sex assault. If convicted, the women would have to register as sex offenders and...
HONOLULU (AP) — About a dozen women arrested over the weekend in a Honolulu prostitution sting at massage parlors won't be charged with prostitution. Instead, they face the more severe charge of sex assault. If convicted, the women would have to register as sex offenders and...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A man arrested for robbing a bank posted a photo and videos of the theft on social media — but said he shouldn't have been charged because he didn't threaten anyone and politely asked for the money. Dominyk Antonio Alfonseca, 23, was arrested on Monday...
EL MIRAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A school bus driver has resigned from a suburban Phoenix district a week after he locked dozens of young students on the vehicle, berated them for their behavior and drove off while angry parents pounded on the door, demanding their children be let off...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he has yet to see evidence that would justify one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man near Venice Beach. Beck cautioned that his department's investigation was just underway but told...
DALLAS (AP) — As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright was known for his rich oratorical skills in the U.S. House. He never relied on them more than the day in 1989 when he told those who had elected him speaker...