OS ANGELES (AP) - Alicia Keys gave birth to son Genesis Ali Dean early on Saturday morning. It's baby No. 2 for the Grammy-winner and her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who are also parents to 4-year-old Egypt Daoud.
LONG BEACH (AP) - The owners of the Orange County Register say they ended publication of the Long Beach Register on Sunday.
Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.
FRESNO (AP) - Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California - the nation's leading grower of fruits, vegetables and nuts - fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza's Hamas rulers prevented a group of children from entering Israel on Sunday for a postwar conciliatory trip meant to foster peace, Hamas and organizers said.
WEST FAIRVIEW, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion.
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) - The search for a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore resumed with first light Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A pastor's wife says a hearse was stolen from outside a church ahead of funeral services with a casket inside.
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama says the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Audiences had their pick of genres during the Christmas weekend, but despite a host of fresh arrivals, splashy holiday fare like "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods" proved no match for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."
LOS OSOS (AP) - A man in his 50s surfing on the Central California coast survived an attack Sunday by a juvenile great white shark, state officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Rock filed for divorce from his wife Malaak Compton-Rock, a statement from his representative confirmed Sunday.
CASTLE HILLS, Texas (AP) - Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Federal authorities are investigating a hoax bomb threat made against a JetBlue flight that landed in Long Beach.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Italian and Greek military and coast guard rescue crews battled gale-force winds and massive waves Sunday as they struggled to rescue hundreds of people trapped on a burning ferry adrift between Italy and Albania. At least one person died and two were injured.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The number of inmates in California's county jails has fallen significantly since peaking in 2007, but new statistics show a wide disparity still exists among locales, with liberal enclaves like Marin and San Francisco far less likely to lock up criminals than conservative places like Kings, Lassen and Tuolumne counties.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A commuter train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles firefighters say nearly two dozen people suffered injuries, mostly minor, when a commuter train struck a car near downtown Los Angeles and partially derailed.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night this week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two days later. Police are skeptical.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound of - mystery.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead of an end-of-March deadline for a preliminary deal.
LONG BEACH (AP) - A 47-year-old woman and a friend were charged Friday with kidnapping, murder and attempted murder in an alleged plot to steal babies that investigators say was an effort by the woman to convince her married boyfriend that she had given birth to his twins.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that speeds up $1 billion in water infrastructure spending amid the worst drought in a generation, although much of the plan was drawn with future dry years in mind.
DETROIT (AP) - A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but that apparently went unnoticed by the outside world.
NEW YORK (AP) - A tough week on the stock market ended quietly Friday.