SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A bill approved Monday by the state Assembly would allow judges to declare more than two legal parents for some California children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Neil Armstrong inspired millions with his moonwalk. Can a feisty robotic rover exploring Mars do the same for another generation? With manned missions beyond the International Space Station on hold, the spotlight has turned on machines.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The grizzly bear stares at the camera with a look that appears ominous in the last photograph snapped by Richard White just before the animal mauled him to death in Alaska's Denali National Park.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - There have been no speeches inside the convention hall and it's nearly as quiet outside, too.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new anti-HIV pill that combines four medicines to combat the virus that causes AIDS.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) - Investigators are confirming that five people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed near the South Lake Tahoe airport over the weekend.
BRAWLEY, Calif. (AP) - A series of small to moderate earthquakes that shattered windows and knocked trailer homes off their foundations is putting people in this small farming town 100 miles east of San Diego on edge as they continue to feel jolts that scientists said could last for days.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Dorothy Crockett wasn't about to let Isaac keep her from a minute of the Republican National Convention.
NEW YORK (AP) - Teens who routinely smoke marijuana risk a long-term drop in their IQ, a new study suggests.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple Inc. on Monday submitted a list of eight Samsung Electronics Co. products it wants pulled from shelves and banned from the U.S. market.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered a former computer programmer for Toyota from leaving the United States while the company investigates the damage done by an alleged computer hacking incident.
It's going to be a while before airline passengers can use iPads and other electronic devices during the whole flight.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Bill to Curb Blight Signed into Law SACRAMENTO -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a bill to combat blight was signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Assembly Bill 2314 by Assemblymember Wilmer Carter, D-Rialto, provides additional tools to local governments and receivers to fight neighborhood blight caused by vacant homes. "The foreclosure crisis has had a devastating impact on many families and communities," said ...
KHAR, Pakistan (AP) - Dozens of militants from Afghanistan attacked an anti-Taliban militia post in northwest Pakistan for the third day Sunday, sparking fighting that killed one soldier and 20 militants, a Pakistani official said.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Baghdad's embattled residents can finally get their milkshakes, chili-cheese dogs and buckets of crispy fried chicken. Original recipe or extra spicy, of course.
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio man was found guilty Thursday of fatally shooting a man who authorities say identified his assailant by blinking his eyes while paralyzed and hooked up to a ventilator.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it became the newest in the nation to join the madness over Powerball, which saw its jackpot soar Thursday to $550 million.
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas suburb, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of 12 tornadoes Wednesday night that killed six people and injured dozens.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A student was being questioned Thursday in connection with threatening phone calls that prompted the closure of two Los Angeles-area colleges.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day, police said Thursday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday to "fully fund" his administration's budget request for embassy security. The request came as Obama seeks to get ahead of the controversy over his administration's response to the attack last September in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Officials say at least six people were killed when a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded in New Orleans was taken into custody Wednesday night, police said.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Preliminary testing released Wednesday by regional air quality officials found that smoke from the beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline pollutes the air in nearby neighborhoods and on the beaches themselves.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Sheriff's deputies and K-9 teams continue to search a San Jose neighborhood for a man a sheriff's spokesman is describing as a "person of interest" after a 1-year-old boy and a 40-year-old woman were stabbed to death in a home in an unincorporated part of the city.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following a controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative political groups.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A police bomb squad was detonating homemade explosive devices found in an apartment on Wednesday after a traffic stop revealed a potentially dangerous liquid in a man's car, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Wednesday that a serious national security leak required the secret gathering of telephone records at The Associated Press as he stood by an investigation in which he insisted he had no involvement.
CHICAGO (AP) - In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild neurocognitive disorder."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase its latest services. Announcements included new features for online games, maps and search, a new music-streaming service and enhancements to its Google Plus social network, including tools for sharing and enhancing photos.