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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared an end to the state's water emergency following a five-year drought that reduced rivers to trickles, farmland to dust and forests to graveyards of dead trees. Four of the driest years in state history marked the period...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scandal involving Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (all times local): 6 p.m. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's lawyer praised a judge's decision to halt impeachment proceedings. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin on Friday said he was blocking...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley won a court fight Friday to halt his looming impeachment hearings, but couldn't prevent the release of an investigative report that describes his paranoia and obsession over trying to keep his romance with a staffer from...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — How much is one vote worth in the California state Senate? A half-billion dollars, if it's linked to a big tax hike to pay for overdue road repairs. The key vote to raise gas taxes and vehicle fees came late Thursday from Sen. Anthony Cannella, a little...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Friday that sex abuse allegations made against him are "simply not true," and that he won't resign and will continue seeking re-election. "To be on the receiving end of such untrue allegations is very painful for me," Murray said at a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's military strike against Syria drew strong push-back from an odd mix of libertarian Republicans, Democrats and the far-right conservatives who have long insisted on Congress' constitutional authority for acts of war. Trump burnished an "...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal immigration officials said Friday they were deporting a California prostitute to Canada after she completed a jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter for giving a fatal heroin shot to a Google executive she had been entertaining aboard his yacht...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown declared an end to California's historic drought Friday, lifting emergency orders that had forced residents to stop running sprinklers as often and encouraged them to rip out thirsty lawns during the state's driest four-year period on...
PHOENIX (AP) — A homeless ex-convict was spared the death penalty Friday and sentenced to life in prison for killing a Catholic priest nearly three years ago with another priest's gun at a Phoenix church and beating another clergyman with a metal rod. Gary Michael Moran, 57,...