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LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — For the second time in as many weeks, residents had to evacuate their homes after a new wildfire erupted near a destructive blaze that has been burning for days in Northern California's rocky hills north of San Francisco. The new blaze, which erupted...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The criminal case against three former high-ranking Penn State administrators is headed to a Pennsylvania appellate courtroom, nearly four years after two of them were first charged. A decision against them could clear the way for trial. The group of...
NEW YORK (AP) — No Longer Empty is a nonprofit arts group that seeks out empty and underutilized spaces for art installations throughout New York City. But it does more than transform empty storefronts into temporary exhibition space. All its projects relate to the building's...
BOSTON (AP) — The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and seek treatments for a host of ailments, from...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With Donald Trump's presidential bid generating news as well as comedy gold, Stephen Colbert is itching to get his share of the laughs once he returns to the air Sept. 8 as host of CBS' "The Late Show." "Every night I light a candle that he stays in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the city of Los Angeles becomes the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympics after Boston's recent drop from contention, the organizers' proposed budget for the Summer Games would be $4.1 billion plus a $400 million contingency, a senior adviser to Mayor Eric...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A weekend of peaceful events marking the anniversary of Michael Brown's death turned violent when dozens of gunshots rang out at a late-night protest and police a brief time later seriously wounded a black 18-year-old accused of opening fire on officers. The...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting by police in Texas of unarmed college football player (all times CDT): 6:30 p.m. The FBI says it will not join the investigation of a North Texas police officer's shooting of an unarmed teenage burglary suspect by police...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two grizzly bears captured close to where a seasonal employee of Yellowstone National Park was killed could be euthanized if DNA tests determine they attacked the man, authorities said Monday. Lance Crosby, 63, who worked as a nurse in the park's medical...