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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and started a bonfire prompting University of California at Berkeley officials to cancel a talk Wednesday by a polarizing editor of Breitbart News out of safety concerns. The decision was made two hours before...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in deep-blue Hawaii is considering switching parties to become a Democrat after she was pressured to give up her leadership role for criticizing President Donald Trump. Rep. Beth Fukumoto said Republican Party members asked her to resign as...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A parole panel on Wednesday recommended the release of a former follower of cult leader Charles Manson after California governors blocked four previous parole recommendations. Bruce Davis, 74, had his 31st parole hearing at the California Men's Colony...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A former Forbes Magazine publisher is facing charges after police say he attacked a bus full of elementary school children in Connecticut. The Connecticut Post reports ( http://bit.ly/2jEOCYh ) 64-year-old James Berrien, of Westport, was charged Tuesday...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for major protests Wednesday against Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs), a polarizing Breitbart News editor, on the last stop of a tour aimed at defying what he calls an epidemic of political...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury on Wednesday convicted a Minnesota man of assault for opening fire and wounding five men demonstrating against the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police officers. Allen Scarsella, 24, of Bloomington, was found guilty on all charges of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parole hearing for a follower of Charles Manson (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A state panel has recommended paroling a former follower of cult leader Charles Manson after California governors blocked four previous recommendations for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A manager of a small-town Dairy Queen accused of bullying a teenage employee who later killed himself was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter following a rare investigation in Missouri requested by the local coroner. A felony complaint alleges...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he spoke with Vice President Mike Pence about how the White House can implement on a federal level parts of the Republican governor's contentious policy that all-but eliminated collective bargaining for public...