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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California officials have dramatically scaled back the habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of people. California Department of Fish and Game...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three men suspected of stabbing a yearling moose to death in a wooded Anchorage park were arraigned Wednesday in Anchorage District Court. Twenty-five-year-old Johnathan Candelario, 33-year-old Nick Johnston and 28-year-old James Galloway were arrested...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Building on California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the state to further slash its carbon footprint over the next 15 years. Brown set a new target of reducing emissions to 40 percent below 1990...
SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of climbers and Sherpas who were attempting to climb Mount Everest from the north side when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the region are packing their gear and heading out after expedition leaders said Chinese authorities closed all climbing in Tibet...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top education official said Wednesday that the 16,000 former Corinthian Colleges students who saw their campuses abruptly close this week will automatically have their federal student loans discharged — but only if they agree to forgo any credits they earned...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The death of a troubled transgender teenager who begged people to fix society before she stepped in front of a tractor-trailer in Ohio has been deemed a suicide. The State Highway Patrol has closed its investigation into 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn's death. A...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A half-century after dropping 70 pounds and keeping them off, Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch made some allowances: Cokes in her fridge, Klondikes in her freezer, the occasional potato or extra piece of bread on her plate. But she never again touched...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top education official said Wednesday that the 16,000 former Corinthian Colleges students who saw their campuses abruptly close this week will automatically have their federal student loans discharged — but only if they agree to forgo any credits they earned...
NEW YORK (AP) — German measles is officially gone from North and South America, the first region to rid itself of the disease, health officials announced Wednesday. Vaccines against German measles were first licensed in 1969, and were included in mass vaccination campaigns. It...