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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles police officers acted in self-defense and will not face criminal charges after fatally shooting a mentally ill black man during a struggle over an officer's gun in 2014, prosecutors said Tuesday. The finding from the Los Angeles district...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to the female anatomy in describing women marching against President Donald Trump. An Illinois teacher was pulled from the classroom for tweets deemed...
HONOLULU (AP) — The population of Hawaiian monk seals, one world's most critically endangered marine mammals, has been increasing 3 percent a year for the past three years, federal wildlife officials said Tuesday. There are now about 1,400 Hawaiian monk seals in the wild, said...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Much of California has gone from withered to water-logged this winter but the state's top water regulator is not ready to lift emergency conservation measures enacted during the height of the state's drought. "It makes the most sense to continue steady as...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to show significant voting in the past by non-citizens. Statements by Sean Spicer and how they compare with the facts: SPICER: "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by a decisive margin Tuesday as Republican-led committees paved the way for three more of his Cabinet nominees to be approved just days into the new administration...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Convicted sex offenders are pushing back against North Carolina laws they contend deprive them of constitutional rights without protecting children. Two anonymous sex offenders and a Raleigh-based national nonprofit that advocates for them filed a federal...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Ten of at least 20 people killed in a weekend tornado outbreak lived in Georgia mobile home parks, yet laws requiring storm shelters in those vulnerable communities are few and far between. Experts have long warned that mobile home dwellers face a higher...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators begin a new session Wednesday amid rancor with a new governor and deep skepticism about whether they will reach consensus on big issues or remain stuck in a quagmire of state officials' own making. Leaders of the Republican-...