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SEATTLE (AP) — With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there's pot on the shelves. At Cannabis City, the only recreational marijuana shop...
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A lifeguard drowned while trying to rescue a swimmer Sunday off a Southern California beach, authorities said. Ben Carlson, 32, was pulled from the water around 6:30 p.m. by fellow lifeguards following a frantic 90-minute ocean search, Newport Beach...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday. The TSA said it is requiring some overseas airports...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nine years ago the FBI made a startling announcement: A "sleeper cell" of al-Qaida operatives was uncovered in California's Central Valley. Following the arrests of five terror suspects, journalists swarmed to this sleepy farming city of 60,000 known for its...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man igniting illegal fireworks blew off both of his hands when a device exploded prematurely, police said. Officer Albert Morales of the San Jose Police Department said the man in his 40s is expected to live. The explosive went off...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and near the University of California, Santa Barbara, some are turning to a gun seizure law pioneered in Connecticut 15...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis' violent year has become more so with two holiday weekend shootings, including one that killed a decorated officer. A grieving public left flowers Sunday on the patrol car of 51-year-old Officer Perry Renn, who on Saturday night became the second...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency. Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie said...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Even after seven decades, Wilfred "Spike" Mailloux won't talk about surviving a bloody World War II battle unless longtime friend John Sidur is by his side. It was Sidur who found the severely wounded Mailloux hours after both survived Japan's...