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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has died and a woman was hospitalized in critical condition after lightning struck the personal watercraft they were riding across a reservoir straddling the Utah-Wyoming border, authorities said. Brooklyn Reynolds and her stepmother were...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who is serving a life sentence for killing a wealthy grocer and his wife more than 40 years ago. Brown overturned a...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Snow isn't dead, but he is missing — at least from Comic-Con. The cast of "Game of Thrones" gathered Friday at the annual fan convention, minus a few key figures including Snow actor Kit Harrington, George R. R. Martin and Emilia Clarke. Those present...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe's action restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons was unconstitutional, Virginia's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority. In a 4-3 decision, the...
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A huge toxic algae bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening more than 100 people and leaving farmers scrambling for clean water for days during the hottest part of the year. The bacteria...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The latest developments on Donald Trump's lawyers seeking to dismiss one of three lawsuits involving Trump University alleging the Republican presidential contender defrauded customers at the now defunct business (all times local): 4 p.m. Friday A federal judge...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech. Thursday's audience topped the 30.3 million who watched nominee Mitt Romney's 2012 speech but fell well short of John McCain's audience...
SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of killing a couple in rural Washington state and burying their remains in a remote forest clearing has been captured in Mexico, authorities in Washington said Friday. John Blaine Reed, 53, was arrested Thursday by Mexican authorities in Sonora,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of night. By Friday afternoon, all but one of the Lower 48 states had hit 90 degrees somewhere, with only Washington around for...