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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Although California is locked in a third year of historic drought, many homeowners and businesses still don't have meters telling them just how much water they are using. That's changing, but some say it's not fast enough. State law requires water meters by...
NEW YORK (AP) — For over half a century, New York City's Four Seasons restaurant has been a place where Picasso meets the power lunch. But the pairing between one of the artist's biggest paintings and one of New York's most illustrious eateries is due to end Sunday. The unusual...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — In news reports, Maria Fernandes was the hardworking New Jersey woman who died in her car when she pulled over for a nap between shifts, likely overwhelmed by fumes. But family and friends who laid her to rest recalled the 32-year-old Fernandes as so much...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers bombed in late night for the world to see, on an upstart network no one thought would last. In the process, she infuriated Johnny Carson, the titanic TV star who had long supported her and, 20 years before, made her an overnight star. Or, put another...
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Scientists warn that if the lava flow from Kilauea continues on its path, it could reach a small patch...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who became a national political sensation by filibustering her state's tough new restrictions on abortion, discloses in her upcoming memoir that she had an abortion in the 1990s after discovering that the...
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus was hit by a stolen car and smashed into a San Francisco Bay area home as a mother and two small children sat inside Friday evening, sending 11 people to the hospital but none with serious injuries, police said. The driver of the stolen...
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus was struck by a stolen car and smashed into the side of a home in this San Francisco Bay Area city on Friday evening, sending nine people to the hospital but none had serious injuries, police said. The AC Transit bus was struck around 6 p.m...
CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) — Up for whatever? For some in the tiny and tony Colorado resort town of Crested Butte, that would be a no. They aren't too thrilled with a virtual takeover by Anheuser-Busch this weekend to film an over-the-top commercial for Bud Light beer and its "Up...