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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said. One of the officers tried...
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — A blaze in a rugged area south of San Jose threatened hundreds of structures and destroyed at least one home as it burned aggressively, after charring more than 3 square miles of dry brush and timber. A heat wave in parts of drought-stricken California...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A court is expected to hear arguments on whether New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments. The case will be heard Wednesday by a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. The City Council voted in December...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Unanswered questions still surround the fatal police shooting of a black man by police in North Carolina despite a week of rallies and marches calling for wider investigations and more transparency by law enforcement. Authorities have said officer Brentley...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said. One of the officers tried...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Vaux's (pronounced VOX) Swift, a tiny migratory bird species, has adapted well to urban living and now roosts in old brick chimneys along the West Coast during its annual migration from Canada to Central America and back. But the birds' numbers are...
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...