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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Imagine working out a divorce without hiring an attorney or stepping into court or disputing the tax assessment on your home completely online. A Silicon Valley company is starting to make both possibilities a reality with software that experts say...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials do not know what caused a blast that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer to the ground but concluded there is no public threat and no reason to keep the beach closed. State Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit said in a...
ONO, Calif. (AP) — A father considered a person of interest in the disappearance of his 6-month-old daughter in Northern California became the subject of a manhunt after he stole a gun and fled, authorities said Saturday. Matthew Graham, 23, skipped a meeting with his probation...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials do not know what caused a blast that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer to the ground but concluded there is no public threat and no reason to keep the beach closed. State Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit said in a...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse. The civil rights group approved the measure Saturday at its national convention...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A man in Alabama collapsed and died after officers sprayed him with pepper spray while arresting him after a chase, Tuscaloosa police said Saturday. Anthony Dewayne Ware, 35, was pronounced dead on Friday at a Tuscaloosa hospital, according to police...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse. The civil rights group approved the measure Saturday at its national convention...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Business developer and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump says his comments about immigration have become a movement and has pointed to violence perpetrated by immigrants in the U.S. illegally to defend his stance. Trump is speaking on Saturday to a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ross Mirkarimi was a rising San Francisco politician when he was elected sheriff — and then the trouble started. Since his election in 2012 to manage the city's jails, the Democrat who served successfully for eight years on the Board of Supervisors has...