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UPDATE: Snowden seeking asylum in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - The former National Security Agency contractor wanted for revealing classified secrets is seeking asylum in the South American country of Ecuador, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said Sunday.

June 23, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Doctors make progress toward 'artificial pancreas'

Doctors are reporting a major step toward an "artificial pancreas," a device that would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed.

June 23, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


2 Calif. teens, mom ID'd as burning car victims

CHICO (AP) - The three people whose bodies were found inside a burning car about 90 miles north of Sacramento have been identified as two teenagers and the mother of one of the boys.

June 23, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Lawmaker seeks to expand medical provider services

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California is projected to face a shortage of as many as 17,000 doctors within two years, a problem that is especially acute in rural areas and minority communities.

June 23, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Newly insured to deepen primary care doctor gap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Getting face time with the family doctor could soon become even harder.

June 23, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Taliban offer adds urgency to Idaho POW rally

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) - The tearful mother of the only known U.S. prisoner of war said Saturday she's feeling "very optimistic" about his eventual release after his Taliban captors offered last week to exchange him for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Doinghardtimeagain wins feature race at Hollywood

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Doinghardtimeagain finished 2½ lengths ahead of Iotapa to win the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks feature race at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Police investigate homicide in Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Redondo Beach police say they believe a man who was shot and died of multiple gunshot wounds was the specific target of a homicide.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


2 Calif. teens, mom ID'd as burning car victims

CHICO, Calif. (AP) - The three people whose bodies were found inside a burning car about 90 miles north of Sacramento have been identified as two teenagers and the mother of one of the boys.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Report: One-third of SF's homeless identify as gay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, a proportion that surprised veteran advocates for the homeless.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New monument to honor Salvadoran archbishop

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Salvadoran community is celebrating the groundbreaking of a plaza in Los Angeles honoring a Catholic archbishop beloved for his advocacy for the poor.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Driver rams 3 women after argument in Ontario

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) - Police say a driver intentionally rammed his car into his passenger's girlfriend, her sister and her mother after an argument in Ontario.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Work resumes to pull van, driver from SF Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A commercial salvage company is preparing to tow a minivan out of San Francisco Bay that went into the water with its woman driver inside.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Plane with wing walker crashes at Ohio show; 2 die

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A plane carrying a wing walker crashed Saturday at an air show and exploded into flames, killing the pilot and stunt walker instantly, authorities said.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Funds raised for proper burial of body in yard

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Residents of a San Bernardino County town are raising funds to give a proper burial to a man found wrapped in trash bags and buried in his own backyard.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Pope John XXIII launched Vatican II and then some

VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.

April 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Jodie Foster weds artist Alexandra Hedison

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.

April 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Telsa Motors expanding in California

LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.

April 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.

April 23, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


State senators to receive refresher on ethics

SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.

April 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.

April 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.

April 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Reward offered in mutilation of pelican

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.

April 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.

April 22, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


High court upholds Mich. affirmative action ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

April 22, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Yemen says strikes on al-Qaida base kill 55

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.

April 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


US: Russia has 'days, not weeks' to follow accord

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.

April 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Stowaway teen forces review of airport security

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.

April 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Death count in ferry sinking tops 100

JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.

April 22, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet

NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas.

April 21, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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