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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to kill a plan to use a proposed marine terminal to transport Utah coal to Asia, calling such shipments public health and safety hazards. Backers argued the project would bring needed jobs to an impoverished part...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The search for courtroom justice in the 1964 "Freedom Summer" killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County is over, more than a half century after they died, but some Mississippians and the relatives of the slain men say the search...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff...
GLYNCO, Ga. (AP) — Covering their ears, 192 future airport security officers watched from a grandstand as Larry Colburn detonates a plastic-explosives device like the one carried by the underwear bomber in a failed attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009. A tremendous...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an...
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers in Southern California failed to free a blue whale from a life-threatening tangle of fishing line but they'll keep trying — if they can find it again. The 70-foot-long mammal was spotted Monday off Dana Point, about 50 miles south of Los...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — At first, the woman tried to hide her painkiller problem. She told the doctor that she still had pain from her past pregnancy, and that she just wanted a refill on her pain medication. After a few questions, though, she admitted that a friend had sold her...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan to ship coal through Oakland (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Oakland city officials unanimously voted to ban the shipment of coal, sidelining a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal on an old army base...