WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is poised to become the first U.S. leader in three decades to attack a foreign nation without mustering broad international support or acting in direct defense of Americans.
BEIJING (AP) - An earthquake hit a mountainous area in southwestern China Saturday morning, killing at least three people injuring 10 others, according to state media and the China Earthquake Administration.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station conducted a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on August 30, 2013 from 1800 to 0200 hours as part of the city of Santa Clarita's commitment to traffic safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in Santa Clarita. The location of Friday's checkpoint was on Newhall Ranch Road and Grandview Drive.
MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig had four hits and two stolen bases after getting benched in his previous game, and Adrian Gonzalez hit a pair of two-run homers to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 9-2 on Friday night.
CALABASAS - In the first half, the Saugus Centurion football team looked like the inexperienced group from 2012.
A lot has been made of first-year head coach Jan Miller and the culture change at West Ranch and, at least for the moment, the Miller era seems to be off to a fast start.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing "limited and narrow" action as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad's government of launching a chemical weapons attack that killed at least 1,429 people - far more than previous estimates - including more than 400 children.
Santa Clarita Elementary School Students hold up cards with pictures and names of food products such as tofu, plants such as oak trees, and man-made objects such as cars, as part of the Solar Science assembly at the school on Friday. The assembly, entitled "Where Does the Energy Come From," explained using cards and students lined up in a circle to show how the Sun's energy moves in an energy chain from plants to animals and finally down to humans and man-made products.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley detectives were investigating a shooting Friday that involved an off-duty Baldwin Park reserve police officer and a hot-prowl burglar, a spokesman said.
The ninth rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley was found this week, meaning local discoveries now account for more than one-third of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portland research facility has all of those turning green with envy.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Alaska's Aleutian Islands with a jet-like rumble Friday that shook homes and sent residents scrambling for cover.
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