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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Stanford University law professor who is leading an effort to recall a judge over his handling of a high-profile sexual assault case received an envelope Wednesday containing white powder and a rape threat. Emergency personnel shut two rooms at the law...
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, denied allegations Wednesday that he is a cocaine dealer. Loaiza, who became a celebrity in his native Mexico, made his first appearance in San Diego County...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 7-year-old Venezuelan girl has made it to the United States after a long fight to take her away from the turbulent South American nation where her jailed mother and the mom's American husband are fighting for their freedom. The couple, Joshua Holt of Utah...
WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes. Toronto firefighter...
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's tallest peak rises above the streets of downtown Portland, its gorgeous snow-capped slopes luring 10,000 climbers a year. The picture postcard view of Mount Hood makes it one of the most visited snow-capped peaks in the U.S., a destination...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stepping over syringes and feces, federal judge David O. Carter walked briskly Wednesday with an entourage of government officials and lawyers along a bike trail by the Santa Ana River, passing dozens of homeless tent-dwellers who are now looking for him...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 7-year-old Venezuelan girl has made it to the United States after a long effort to get her out of the turbulent South American nation where her jailed mother and American boyfriend work to win their freedom. U.S. authorities say Joshua Holt of Utah and...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Parents described a chaotic and frightening situation as they rushed to find their children in the frantic minutes after reports of a shooting at a South Florida high school...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fewer children will wash down their chicken fingers and fries with soda if a bill limiting beverage choices for restaurant children's meals gets through the New Hampshire Legislature. The bill would apply to restaurants that serve children's meals that...