SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - A youth soccer coach in Ventura County has been arrested on suspicion of punching a 16-year-old player during a fight after a game.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dick Clark Productions, which produces TV programs including "New Year's Rockin' Eve" and the Golden Globe Awards, is being sold to a group including investment firm Guggenheim Partners.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - It could be a week before firefighters can contain a 3,600-acre blaze in the Angeles National Forest because of high temperatures and rugged terrain in thick brush that hasn't burned in a couple of decades.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's estate will begin making its case to a jury that a businessman working with the singer's mother should be forced to pay millions of dollars for infringing on several copyrights.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Heard enough from the presidential candidates? Here's an answer: Vote now and put the election behind you.
PASADENA (AP) - Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Attorneys deliver closing arguments at Drew Peterson's trial Tuesday, after which jurors will begin deliberations on whether the state proved the former Illinois police officer murdered his third wife.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Four years later Democrats have gathered again, this time in support of a president who carries the power and the burden of incumbency, both in evidence as the opening gavel is struck at the Democratic National Convention.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It didn't take long for the Internet to start buzzing with conspiracy theories after the Social Security Administration posted a notice that it was purchasing 174,000 hollow-point bullets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me?
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Some firefighters who have battled the western Nebraska and South Dakota wildfires for nearly a week are being sent home, a fire official said Monday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - It wasn't as surreal as Burning Man itself, but the courtroom banter was a bit unorthodox.
CHICAGO (AP) - Elfega Cazares isn't taking sides in the standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools over contract talks. Like many of the immigrant parents in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, she knows her children stand to lose the most if teachers walk off the job next Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It's a question that aides to any president seeking re-election should be ready to handle: Are Americans better off now than before he took office?
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama declared that Republican rival Mitt Romney should be penalized for "unnecessary roughness" on the middle class and accused him in a ringing labor Day speech of backing higher taxes for millions in opposing the 2009 auto industry bailout.
TAMPA, Florida (AP) - In the 2008 movie "Iron Man," the main character becomes a superhero after building a suit of armor with an exoskeleton that gives him incredible strength.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California's state parks director abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - After a sniper's bullet killed her husband in Afghanistan earlier this year, Misty Vivirito moved herself and four daughters from a San Diego Marine Corps base to a home in Southern California's Antelope Valley with room enough for horses and other farm animals.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A woman who was 15 when she disappeared from her California home a decade ago has contacted police and told them she was kidnapped by a man who sexually assaulted her, forced her into marriage and fathered a child with her, authorities said Wednesday.
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - A grandmother arrived at a dilapidated home on a busy Southern California street to visit her daughter and three grandchildren, only to find the girls' small, blood-covered bodies neatly arranged on a bed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It takes more than a squeaky toy and a camera to capture memorable pet portraits.
BLYTHE, Calif. (AP) - A tractor-trailer spilled a load of steel pipes onto a highway, triggering a bus crash Wednesday that killed four people and seriously injured at least seven others on the main road linking Southern California and Arizona, authorities said.
JOS, Nigeria (AP) - Rescue workers armed with body bags on Wednesday dug into the rubble of buildings destroyed by two car bombs in a central Nigerian city as people searched for loved ones missing in the market attack that killed at least 118.
HAVANA (AP) - Cuba's first major independent general-interest news outlet in five decades was hacked on Wednesday shortly after being launched by the country's best-known dissident blogger.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to head off a growing furor over veterans' health care, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at Veterans Affairs hospitals are "dishonorable" and will be not be tolerated by his administration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jace projected the image of a doting, hands-on father and husband to neighbors, but authorities say they are now trying to determine what prompted the veteran actor to apparently shoot and kill his wife while their young sons were in the home.