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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink. But backers of the legal-pot...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one. Giants fans gathered in the streets of San Francisco...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one. Giants fans gathered in the streets of San Francisco...
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — A military jet crashed into a field near a naval base off the Southern California coast on Wednesday, killing the pilot, authorities said. The plane crashed and disintegrated at around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near Naval Station Ventura County, sending up...
NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said Wednesday. The comments come continuously as the woman walks through the streets of...
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through uninhabited areas of the Big Island, it reached Pahoa this week, crossing a residential street, burning down a garden shed and inching...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico sheriff's deputy was talking to his girlfriend on the phone when the woman heard someone's pleas and then gunfire ring out. Soon after, Tai Chan, who's accused of killing a fellow deputy, told officers, "I shot the guy." The revelations come...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston city attorneys have withdrawn subpoenas that sought speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination of gay and transgender residents, the mayor said Wednesday. Mayor Annise Parker said the subpoenas...
NEW YORK (AP) — NASA pays it billions. Its rockets sport mythical names like Minotaur and Pegasus. And its $2 billion deal to resupply the International Space Station had gone well — until this week. Aerospace company Orbital Sciences Corp. suffered a big failure late Tuesday...