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GALT, Calif. (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Despite strong opposition from farmers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed...
Recounts in major statewide elections are extremely rare — and they seldom succeed in changing the result. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is seeking recounts in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, states that went to President-elect Donald Trump. There have been...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area health officials were trying to determine Monday if three people who died and five who were sickened after eating Thanksgiving dinner at a church event got sick there or at the assisted living facility where they all lived. Sutter...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials on Monday praised an Ohio State University police officer who shot and killed a man a minute after he drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed multiple people. Officer Alan Horujko, who started on the university police force in January 2015,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's tweets can't erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month's election, according to The Associated Press' vote-counting operation. The president-elect tweeted Saturday that he'd have won the popular vote "if you deduct the...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A government order for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for months to oppose the $3.8 billion project. A North Dakota sheriff on...
DETROIT (AP) — The Fidel Castro that Sam Riddle and many other African-Americans admired was not the brutal revolutionary dictator who plunged Cuba into economic ruin and held the island nation in an iron grip. To them, he was a freedom fighter who cared about improving the...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities charged a man on Monday with using an explosive device to damage an Old Navy store in Albuquerque, where a string of overnight fires and vandalism during the busiest shopping weekend of the year damaged Starbucks shops, a Barnes...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's threat Monday to "terminate" the U.S. detente with Cuba could trigger opposition from some Republican lawmakers and corporate leaders who favor continued engagement with Havana. Since 2014, when President Barack Obama began to...