TUSTIN (AP) - Two women have been arrested after an early morning Black Friday fight among shoppers at a store in Tustin.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) - For a first time, authorities have revealed a handwritten apology note by a Northern California man believed to have shot and killed his wife and two young daughters last year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Creed frontman Scott Stapp says he's broke.
BOSTON (AP) - Jaime Caetano was beaten so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she ended up in the hospital. So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it.
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Italian man marching in support of Palestinians in the northern West Bank on Friday was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli forces, a Palestinian hospital official said.
GENEVA (AP) - In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold - a lot of gold.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have begun making arrests during a fifth night of protests over the Ferguson, Missouri police shooting.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character "El Chavo del Ocho" that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died Friday, the Televisa television network said. He was 85.
PARIS (AP) - Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government.
KANO, Nigeria (AP) - Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to the doorstep of President Bashar Assad's seat of power.
FRESNO (AP) - A federal judge has rejected a request by the California attorney general to further delay his order overturning the 10-day waiting period for gun owners who want to buy more firearms.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
FONTANA (AP) - Fire has destroyed a sprawling pallet yard and several tractor trailers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Eisner likes a good game. He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin.
TYRONE, Mo. (AP) - A gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage in a small Missouri town before apparently committing suicide in a vehicle, authorities said Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin, federal officials say.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley's home away from home yet again.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - In a long-awaited development, Ukrainian forces and separatist fighters both announced Thursday they are pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile would have to act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under new rules being considered by the Federal Communications Commission.
LONDON (AP) - A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria bears strong similarities to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A patient has sued the maker of a medical scope linked to the outbreak of a superbug at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the collision between a Southern California commuter train and a truck abandoned on the tracks was this: No one died and only eight people on board were admitted to hospitals.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - They were studying to be doctors and scientists, but police say four Wesleyan University students arrested this week also are known on campus as drug dealers.
EDITOR'S NOTE _ An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story
WASHINGTON (AP) - A watchdog group says congressional investigators should review whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private travel expenses.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The driver of a pickup truck that a Southern California commuter train smashed into at a railroad crossing did "all he could" to free the vehicle from the tracks and then ran for help before the crash that injured dozens, his lawyer said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is pressing Secretary of State John Kerry about sensitive nuclear talks with Iran, saying Tehran is stonewalling international inspectors about its past work on an atomic bomb.
SEATTLE (AP) - For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.