WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder announced a major shift Monday in federal sentencing policies, targeting long mandatory terms that he said have flooded the nation's prisons with low-level drug offenders and diverted crime-fighting dollars that could be far better spent.
NEW YORK (AP) - Minus Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, the New York Yankees used a pair of relievers to close out the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Monday night and preserve the win for Hiroki Kuroda.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California on Monday became the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
CHICAGO (AP) - The biggest study of its kind suggests autism might be linked with inducing and speeding up labor, preliminary findings that need investigating since labor is induced in increasing numbers of U.S. women, the authors and other autism experts say.
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - It sounded like a thunderstorm as windows broke and the ground shook, but vacations who were awakened from their rooms at a villa near Orlando soon realized that the building was starting to collapse - parts of it swallowed by a 100-foot sinkhole that also endangered two neighboring resort buildings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Imagine stepping into a car-sized capsule in downtown Los Angeles and, 30 minutes later, emerging in San Francisco.
A 58-year-old motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital with major injuries after he was hit by a woman suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol said today.
BOSTON (AP) - James "Whitey" Bulger, the feared Boston mob boss who became one of the nation's most-wanted fugitives, was convicted Monday in a string of 11 killings and other gangland crimes, many of them committed while he was said to be an FBI informant.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will fuse the aesthetics of fine art and photography with the often invisible beauty of the natural world to create a first of its kind presentation with the exhibition "Life As Art: Images From an Unseen World."
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While William S. Hart's ranch at Hart Park is no doubt better known in the Santa Clarita Valley, Western film star Harry Carey left another famed movie star ranch that can be toured for glimpses into SCV life of a different era.
Family Promise of the Santa Clarita Valley reached its 100th child served this month. That's one hundred boys and girls that don't have to sleep in their cars or in motels.
LONDON (AP) - Officials demanded Monday that an advertising firm stop using a network of high-tech trash cans to track people walking through London's financial district.
OSLO, Norway (AP) - Nobel Prize committee officials say they have received a petition claiming some 100,000 signatures that endorses awarding the peace prize to U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who faces up to 90 years in prison for disclosing classified information through WikiLeaks.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.