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LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a trial beginning Monday will focus on whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally negotiate...
BOSTON (AP) — Testimony is set to begin this week in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'ehv). Azamat Tazhayakov (AZ'-maht tuh-ZAY'-uh-kahv) is accused of removing a backpack and other items from Tsarnaev's...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry: Q: When can I buy legal weed? A: The state's...
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...