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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Voters on Thursday were a big step closer to getting an opportunity to decide whether to oust a California judge who was severely criticized for his handling of a sexual assault case involving a Stanford University swimmer. The campaign to remove Santa Clara...
State lawmakers across the country have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct over the past year as part of a national reckoning on the topic. A look at those who have resigned or faced other consequences: RESIGNED FROM OFFICE 1. Alaska: Rep. Dean Westlake, submitted...
Montecito, the California coastal enclave devastated by this week's deadly mudslides, is known as Oprah's hometown. But it was Charlie Chaplin, the biggest star of another era, who helped make it a haven for celebrities. At the height of his fame in 1928, Chaplin led a small...
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — One of the victims of the deadly mudslides in California is a teenager who was pulled covered in mud from a collapsed house where she was trapped for hours. Another, who lost her life at her home, was a ballerina turned real estate agent known in...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant still recovering from injuries suffered in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges Thursday. Akayed Ullah, 27, entered the plea after he was indicted a day earlier on charges he...
President Donald Trump's administration announced $2 billion in grants Thursday for local agencies trying to help the homeless even as the government proposes deep cuts to federal housing programs. The total awards in the Continuum of Care program is the most ever, though only...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Election sites far from reservations. Poll workers who don't speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites. Native Americans say they have encountered a wide range of obstacles to voting. Advocates have been spending the last few months...
BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota got a hard sell last week from President Donald Trump, who gave Cramer and his wife a personal tour of the West Wing and used the gilded luster of the newly renovated Oval Office to entreat Cramer to...
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — The friend of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was found dead in a Southern California park appeared nervous while speaking with authorities and had scratched up hands and dirt under his fingernails, a sheriff's investigator said...