BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Looking glamorous but feeling frigid, stars from film and television arrived Sunday for the Golden Globes ceremony, battling crisp temperatures on the red carpet.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - If there's any soul-searching among top television executives about onscreen violence contributing to real-life tragedies like the Connecticut school shooting, it isn't readily apparent.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Talk about Sandy Hook Elementary School is turning from last month's massacre to the future, with differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever return to the building where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators.
After months of dropping, gas prices are back on the upswing. The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has surged seven cents in the last three weeks. That's according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, released Sunday, which puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.32. Midgrade costs an average of $3.50 a gallon, and premium is $3.63. Diesel remained unchanged at $3.96 a gallon. In the Santa Clarita Valley, ...
MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands of people marched through Moscow on Sunday to protest Russia's new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, a far bigger number than expected in a sign that outrage over the ban has breathed some life into the dispirited anti-Kremlin opposition movement.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Oddly enough, even polar bears at the San Diego Zoo are getting a helping hand with the unseasonable freezing temperatures sweeping across California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating allegations by a deputy who says she was the victim of sexual coercion by three current and former officials.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The powerful gun lobby is gauging enough support in Congress to block a law that would ban assault weapons, despite promises from the White House and senior lawmakers to make such a measure a reality.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Geothermal energy developers working on the flanks of an ancient Oregon volcano say they have taken an important technological step toward expanding geothermal energy from a small niche into a potential major source of homegrown power, but more work needs to be done.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Hollywood's junior prom for film honors features quite a different cast than the senior prom at next month's Academy Awards.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco residents are mourning the passing of Vivian Brown, who became a local celebrity along with her twin sister after the two regularly walked through the city's streets in matching high-end outfits, identical hairdos and cheerful smiles.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A woman who grew up in Alabama and moved to New York City is the new Miss America, winning the title after tap dancing to a James Brown tune, deftly dealing with a question about guns, and raising the issue of child sexual abuse in her contestant platform.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Jon Bon Jovi, Sally Field, Hugh Jackman and other Golden Globe nominees celebrated their good fortune with a cup of tea.
CHICAGO (AP) - In the week since news surfaced that a Chicago man was poisoned to death with cyanide just before he was to collect a lottery payout, surprising details about his convoluted family saga have trickled out daily.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - French fighter jets bombed rebel targets in a major city in Mali's north Sunday, pounding the airport as well as training camps, warehouses and buildings used by the al-Qaida-linked Islamists controlling the area, officials and residents said.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) - A diamond wedding ring that was mistakenly sold at a community yard sale has been returned to its owner.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Paynter won the $63,866 feature at Betfair Hollywood Park by 4½ lengths Friday in his return to racing after a nearly 11-month layoff because of serious health issues.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Police are searching for a man suspected of stabbing a college student after a fight broke out at a party at University of California, Irvine.
NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft and Sony offered new details this week on the game consoles they will start selling before the holiday shopping season. The Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 will join Nintendo's Wii U, which came out last year, in vying for shoppers' attention and dollars at a time many people are turning to phones and tablets for gaming.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Legislature passed California's massive state spending plan Friday amid sharp divisions over whether the compromise struck by Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown will further the state's recovery or eventually return it to the multibillion-dollar deficits common during the recession.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - They call him "The Hag," but now Merle Haggard can answer to "doctor" as well.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Ten more homes have been found burned by what was already Colorado's most destructive wildfire.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says national security has been damaged as a result of leaks about a pair of government surveillance programs and that the U.S. will punish the person who is responsible.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A San Bernardino police officer's fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man two years ago has been deemed justified.
PARIS (AP) - Airbus sent a new wide-body plane into the skies Friday that sets the stage for intensifying competition with U.S. rival Boeing - with consequences for jobs, airlines' investments and the reputations of the powerful planemakers.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Three brothers from Northern California have been charged with operating an illegal website that showed bootleg versions of popular TV shows and movies.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A sheriff's spokesman is providing new details on the arrest of Fresno's fire chief, saying he knocked his wife to the ground and choked another family member.
PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County authorities say there's no evidence that drugs or alcohol were involved in a head-on car crash that killed three people, including two children.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun control, with the reading of names of thousands of victims of gun violence.
BOSTON (AP) - The transit police officer who survived a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been discharged from the hospital.