TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California utility said Sunday it had restored power to all of its customers after a broad outage in the South Bay that affected more than 100,000 customers at its peak.
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) - The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers assessing the agreement on Syria's chemical weapons argued Sunday about whether President Barack Obama was outfoxed by the Russians and had lost leverage in trying to end the civil war, or whether his threat of military action propelled the breakthrough.
GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) - Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner from its side in the waters off Tuscany, a make-or-break engineering feat that has never before been tried in such conditions.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A wave of car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 58 people in mostly Shiite-majority cities on Sunday, another bloody reminder of the government's failure to stem the surge of violence that is feeding sectarian tensions.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Arizona woman who was arrested on suspicion of killing her two children after she tried to crash her car into an electrical box outside a Home Depot had a propane tank in her vehicle.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Police found two children dead in a Southern California hotel room Saturday after authorities say their mother crashed her car outside a supermarket and made remarks that led authorities to them.
HONOLULU (AP) - A Hawaii woman's last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 characters and 19 syllables in all. And it's so long that she couldn't get a driver's license with her correct name.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Firefighters say live ammunition began exploding as they battled a fire at a Los Angeles business that left the owner in serious condition.
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) - The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Ingrid is becoming a bit stronger off Mexico's Gulf coast, with forecasters predicting further increases in speed and a possible hurricane warning.
LYONS, Colo. (AP) - By air and by land, the rescue of Coloradoans stranded by epic mountain flooding accelerated Saturday as debris-filled rivers became muddy seas that extended into towns and farms miles from the Rockies.
GENEVA (AP) - After days of intense negotiations, the United States and Russia reached agreement Saturday on a framework to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014 and impose U.N. penalties if the Assad government fails to comply.
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Bloomberg said Friday he won't endorse a candidate for New York City mayor, keeping his power and his wallet on the sidelines of the hotly contested race to succeed him.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A late-season storm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of northern New England before finally tapering off Thursday to end a trek that dashed hopes of spring, caused deadly pileups in Ohio and left numbing cold in its wake.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said Thursday it had agreed to halt a wave of rocket fire on Israel, signaling an end to the heaviest fighting between the sides since 2012. But Israeli officials refused to confirm any deal was in place.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two people remain in critical condition after a suspected drunken driver crashed through barricades at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, killing two people and injuring 23.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sandy the dog "muttbombed" celebrities like Bradley Cooper, Ellen DeGeneres and Brad Pitt as they posed at the Oscars for the now-famous star-studded selfie. That digitally tweaked version of the most retweeted photo ever is a Texas animal rescue's bet that combining cuddly canines and Hollywood stars will entice more social media users to adopt needy pets.
ANAHEIM (AP) - A stage that collapsed at a Southern California high school during the weekend, injuring 28 students, had a construction flaw and a building permit can't be found.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It's a tree so rare that there are believed to be fewer than 10 of its kind in the world, and it could be chopped down to make way for commuter trains in Northern California.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Vin Diesel and other members of the "Fast & Furious 7" cast are heading to the Mideast city of Abu Dhabi after months of uncertainty about the fate of the movie.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Satellite images on a Chinese government website show suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner floating off the southern tip of Vietnam, near the plane's original flight path, China's Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring 36 and leaving more than a dozen others missing. One tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in recent weeks about "unbearable" gas smells.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The last message from the cockpit of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight was routine. "All right, good night," was the signoff transmitted to air traffic controllers five days ago.
MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md. (AP) - The Maryland mall gunman appeared obsessed with mass murder and may have fixated on the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, dressing like one of the shooters and timing his attack so that it occurred about the same time of day as the Colorado massacre, police said Wednesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A research firm says Southern California homes sales posted a fifth straight annual decline in February as tight inventories kept buyers on the sidelines.
NEW YORK (AP) - An explosion on Wednesday leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing two people, injuring 17 others and sending smoke billowing above the skyline.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California is trying to do something unusual in this age of rapidly evolving technology - get ahead of a big new development before it goes public.