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NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Winemakers in California's storied Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles and barrels as a result of Sunday's earthquake. The earthquake couldn't have come at a worse time for the region, which has just started harvesting the 2014 crop. "It's...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: 12:58 p.m. PDT The earthquake sent 120 people to Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, where officials set...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer— an act that ignited days of...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A sheriff's spokeswoman says a 24-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of a small-town Texas police chief. Rosanne Hughes with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that Joshua Manuel Lopez faces a charge of capital murder of a police...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A sheriff's spokeswoman says a man has been charged in the shooting death of a small-town Texas police chief. Rosanne Hughes with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that 24-year-old Joshua Manuel Lopez faces a charge of capital murder of a police...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said. Knight was one of three club patrons struck by gunfire...
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, will be remembered Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in his hometown. Foley was kidnapped on Thanksgiving Day 2012 while covering the Syrian...
SEATTLE (AP) — As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground. Fire science...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Twinx. It's a Twinkie — stuffed with a Twix candy bar — wrapped in bacon — deep-fried — and drizzled with chocolate-caramel sauce. And its existence can mean only one thing: This is fair season, the time of year when over-the-top food somehow finds higher...