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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation — a route that left...
DIXON, Calif. (AP) — California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars. The delta smelt lives in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the West Coast's largest estuary that supplies water to Central...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is taking another step in its push to be more transparent, and is releasing more historical documents that shed light on how Joseph Smith formed the religion. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says the volume being released...
NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices. Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and...
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California: 7:13 p.m. Firefighters are trying to stand their ground after a massive blaze jumped Highway 20, which had served as a containment line. The blaze grew to almost 97 square miles and plumes of black smoke...
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Two people have died and at least 22 others have been injured after a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire. Several media outlets reported the fatalities and a spokesman at a Lancaster hospital confirmed the facility had received...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants. Obama's plan, which would reduce emissions 32 percent below...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional, giving animal rights activists across the country hope that the decision will pave the way to overturn similar laws in other...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police and civic leaders launched a partnership Monday with five federal agencies that will embed their special agents with city homicide detectives, bidding to quell an upswing in homicides and other violent crime in that city. Baltimore Mayor...