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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a man in a San Diego suburb (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a black man shot several times by officers in a San Diego suburb has died. El Cajon police released a statement late Tuesday night several hours...
BOSTON (AP) — Bostonians are embracing the painted pianos that have popped up across the city and neighboring Cambridge in recent days. Celebrity Series of Boston placed 60 upright pianos decorated by local artists late last week. Each instrument bears a simple message: "Play Me...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a man in a San Diego suburb (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a black man shot several times by officers in a San Diego suburb has died. El Cajon police released a statement late Tuesday night several hours...
DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died. Carol Carpenter, 69, of Blanca, was arrested Monday on a charge of first-degree murder for the...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three people whose votes could determine whether a nearly $2 billion stadium is built to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas were appointed Tuesday to vacant seats in the Nevada Legislature. The three northern Nevada residents, including a former Stanford...
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism. "Why doesn't he just say that she needs more testosterone?" said...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of opioid abuse. The measure attempts to...