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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie at a charity dinner Wednesday night, and an official says the former NBA star went on the defensive. The mayor had given a speech at the Seeds of HOPE dinner at Sacramento Charter High...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — On the southern shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake, more than 100 boats are sitting high and dry in a parking lot, unable to sail the shallow, drought-stricken sea. North of the nearly empty marina, salt-loving bacteria thriving in the low water has turned the...
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A special grand jury has been empaneled to investigate New York's foster care system following the arrest of a suburban man on child sex abuse charges. The man had welcomed dozens of boys into his Long Island home, dating back two decades, before the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Luen Yang, a prize-winning author and the national ambassador for young people's literature, and Claudia Rankine, one of poetry's brightest and most innovative stars, are among this year's 23 MacArthur fellows and recipients of the so-called "genius" grants...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pioneer cemetery on the edge of downtown Reno where the remains of Civil War soldiers, city founders and a tribal chief have rested for more than a century has been anything but restful in recent weeks. The cemetery's owners want to dig up as many as 1,100...
Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, broadly released dashcam and aerial footage, 911 calls and police radio traffic with unusual swiftness following last Friday's shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white officer. But what actually transpired on the Tulsa street between Terence...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion Cotillard is announcing her pregnancy and shooting down rumors of any romantic involvement with Brad Pitt. The Oscar-winning actress says in a statement posted Wednesday on Instagram that she is "not used to commenting on things like this nor taking...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outraged Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday grilled the head of pharmaceutical company Mylan about the significant cost increase of its life-saving EpiPens and the profits for a company with sales in excess of $11 billion. Defending the company's...
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in San Diego County arrested a former driver for Uber and Lyft on suspicion of sexually assaulting several women while he worked for the ride-hailing services, and investigators said Wednesday that there are likely more victims. The...