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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday. Crop dusters flying over...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Yosemite National Park is retiring following employee complaints that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct, allegations also raised in other popular national parks, officials said Thursday...
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The presidential nominees are extending their best wishes to the victims of the New Jersey train crash. Democrat Hillary Clinton said from Iowa on...
CHICAGO (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Malik Causey loved the way gangs took what they wanted from people on the street, the way members fought for each other, the way they could turn drugs into cash and cash into $400 jeans. His mother tried to stop him. She yanked him out of houses...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years. Six scientists who...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It was a mystery that many thought might never be solved: Who savagely stabbed to death the 11-year-old son of two medical doctors and the family's housekeeper in 2008 in one of Omaha's most affluent neighborhoods? After years of delays, opening statements are...
MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of an unplugged sinkhole sending contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste cascading into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful, and fuming that it took three weeks for them to be notified about the disaster. Many are still waiting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican Thursday warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the...
NEVADA, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University student will avoid prison but be required to register as a sex offender for assaulting an unconscious female student after an on-campus party, a judge ruled Thursday. Patrick Whetstone, 21, pleading guilty last week to assault...