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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Another San Diego homeless man was seriously injured and set on fire Wednesday by an attacker police say struck while the man was asleep, the latest in a spate of attacks on transients that have left two dead. Police said the 23-year-old victim was not expected...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Homeland Security officials must quickly release immigrant children — but not their parents — from family detention centers after being picked up crossing the border without documentation. The San Francisco-based...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are considering criminal charges against a now-retired Salt Lake City police officer shown in a 2014 body camera video striking a woman in the face and yelling expletives at her while her young daughter watches after she allegedly spit on him...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the release of the founder of a Montana club for the ultra-rich, who has spent the last 14 months in jail for failing to account for the money from the sale of a resort in Mexico. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The soldier imprisoned for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks was briefly hospitalized this week, the U.S. Army confirmed Wednesday without providing details. Chelsea Manning was taken to a hospital near Fort Leavenworth...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the nation's most celebrated gay bars may soon go out of business after a new landlord more than doubled the rent, part of a trend that has old-timers lamenting that the San Francisco they know and love— dilapidated and diverse — is disappearing. At...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California medical examiner ruled the death of a Navy SEAL trainee a homicide, saying his instructor repeatedly dunked him during a pool exercise while the 21-year-old was struggling, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday. The homicide...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Already a leap year, 2016 will drag on a bit longer. International timekeepers are adding a leap second at year's end. Because Earth is slowing down a tad, occasionally timekeepers insert another second or two to match Earth's rotation and the precise atomic...
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago and Pfizer announced an agreement Wednesday committing the drugmaker to disclosing the serious risks of addiction in its marketing of prescription opioid painkillers. Chicago is suing five pharmaceutical companies, alleging they have...