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DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A report says University of California, Davis contracted with consultants for at least $175,000 to clean its online reputation following the November 2011 pepper-spraying of student protesters on campus. The Sacramento Bee reports Wednesday ( http://bit.ly/...
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's new assisted suicide law to be announced on Thursday will exclude non-Canadians, which means Americans won't be able to travel to Canada to die. A senior government official told The Associated Press late Wednesday the new law will exclude non-Canadians,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of Kobe Bryant's fans, even the adults, have never known Los Angeles without him. It's a feeling they're about to have to get used to. For two decades he has loomed over the city like no other figure, often literally on billboards and the sides of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing in its mandate to protect underground drinking water reserves from oilfield contamination, according to a federal review singling out lax EPA oversight in California, where the state routinely allowed oil...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A handful of former contestants on the reality show "The Apprentice" say Republican Donald Trump should not be president. Half-a-dozen past hopefuls contestants of the hit show, including Season 4 winner Randal Pinkett and Season 1 runner-up Kwame Jackson, are...
DALLAS (AP) — A jury on Wednesday convicted a Dallas-area doctor of fraud for allegedly "selling his signature" to process almost $375 million in false Medicare and Medicaid claims in what investigators called the biggest home health care fraud case in the history of both...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stop us if you've heard this one. Three guys walk into ... the Iranian Interests Section in Washington. They're Republican congressmen and they did actually march into the office that represents Tehran's only official government presence in Washington to apply...
NEW YORK (AP) — Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects. Since...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Greenland's massive ice sheet this week started melting freakishly early thanks to a weather system that brought unseasonably warm temperatures and rain, scientists say. While this record early melt is mostly from natural weather on top of overall global...