WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as "the essence of true heroism."
Nearly 9,000 local, state and federal firefighters are battling 11 major wildfires across California. Despite windy conditions across much of Northern California and the Sierra, firefighters did make progress yesterday on those fires. On Sunday, firefighters in Monterey County were able to contain the 4,500 acre Mission Fire at Fort Hunter Liggett, bringing the total number of large wildfires down from 12.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California officials are threatening to fine Los Angeles County as it struggles with a critical shortage of foster care that has packed children into holding rooms.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Air quality officials will install monitors near busy Southern California freeways next year - part of a nationwide plan to provide a better look at traffic-caused pollution in 100 major cities.
TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. (AP) - Crews working to contain one of California's largest ever wildfires had help from the blaze itself as they made advances overnight against the flames threatening San Francisco's water supply, several towns near Yosemite National Park, and historic giant sequoias.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general says Donald Trump is making wild accusations, just like others who commit fraud and get caught.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are searching for a car allegedly stolen Sunday afternoon in Canyon Country after a man attempting to sell his car let a potential buyer take it for a test drive.
It's time to address the burning question singeing the lips of every American this summer: What will happen to Bryan Cranston's pork pie hat after "Breaking Bad" ends its run?
Imagine you are a teenage boy who feels an attraction to other males. Imagine further that you detest having those feelings, feelings for which you would like to seek professional help to overcome these proclivities and lead what you consider to be a normal life.
Last week, The Master's College got its fall sports season started with women's soccer. This week, two more teams began their seasons with men's soccer and women's volleyball both traveling to compete in tournaments.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jake Peavy pitched a complete-game three-hitter and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 Sunday night, becoming the first team to win a series from the NL West leaders in 2½ months.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly five years into his presidency, Barack Obama confronts a world far different from what he envisioned when he first took office. U.S. influence is declining in the Middle East as violence and instability rock Arab countries. An ambitious attempt to reset U.S. relations with Russia faltered and failed. Even in Obama-friendly Europe, there's deep skepticism about Washington's government surveillance programs.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria agreed Sunday to a U.N. investigation into last week's alleged chemical weapons attack outside Damascus - a deal a senior White House official dismissed as "too late to be credible," saying the United States has "very little doubt" President Bashar Assad's forces used such weapons.
KENT, Conn. (AP) - His tribe once controlled huge swaths of what is now New York and Connecticut, but the shrunken reservation presided over by Alan Russell today hosts little more than four mostly dilapidated homes and a pair of rattlesnake dens.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - For decades, the vulnerable desert tortoise has led a sheltered existence.
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.