EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) - A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago - but also made it clear that the fight for equality was far from over.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - The fate of six women - four of them dead, two missing for months - has people on edge in this small southern Ohio city as relatives seek clues, seemingly in vain, to whatever happened to their loved ones.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - Police have confronted and killed three men in two days in Southern California.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - With the crucial austerity referendum a day away, Greeks contemplated Saturday how their vote will shape their future and the impact a "yes" or "no" will have on the country's youth.
NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Most California residential customers will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday that raises rates on more efficient users while giving a break to big energy users.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Opponents of California's new law to boost vaccination rates among schoolchildren by strictly limiting exemptions are continuing to fight the legislation online and in public protests, even after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law this week.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Big energy users are set to get a break on electricity while more efficient consumers will see their bills rise under a proposal being considered by California regulators.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California man who said God told him to kill his elderly mother has been sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - Health officials say a California woman has died after being infected with a brain-eating bacteria.
TUOLUMNE, Calif. (AP) - Four teenagers have been arrested after detectives uncovered an alleged plot to shoot students and teachers at their Northern California high school.
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) - Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to change California's definition of racial profiling and require local law enforcement agencies to collect ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast still saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The welcome mat has been yanked from visitor centers at Los Angeles County jails until authorities determine how an inmate managed to ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver ...
RUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) - The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The international charity Doctors Without Borders said at least 16 people including nine local staffers were killed when its clinic came under ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - With Mike Trout and Albert Pujols leading the way, the Los Angeles Angels are still in the chase for a playoff spot.
The biggest Saturday of the college football season so far will feature a rare SEC showdown, a big-time drawing card in Death Valley and lots ...
PASADENA (AP) - UCLA tailback Paul Perkins is a Phoenix-area native whose father and younger brother have both suited up for Arizona State.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Vin Scully is expected to miss the Los Angeles Dodgers' final regular-season series because of a cold.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Plastic bag manufacturers have filed a second ballot measure in California's fight over a statewide plastic bag ban.
Watching the NFL is a wildly popular experience, proven by massive ratings and undeterred by constant interruptions.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California High-Speed Rail Authority has received 35 responses from private companies interested in financing, building and operating the first 300-mile segment ...