MILWAUKEE (AP) - There's no trial to prepare, no jury to persuade, no judge to hand down a sentence.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The California Fish and Game Commission removed its president on Wednesday, months after he was criticized for killing a mountain lion in Idaho.
DALLAS (AP) - Randy Travis was charged with driving while intoxicated and threatening law officers after the country singer crashed his car and was found naked and combative at the scene, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The space shuttle Endeavour will make its final journey next month - a piggyback ride to Southern California, where it will be prepared for a road trip to a new home in Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Census Bureau wants to make broad changes to its surveys to keep pace with changing notions of race.
WASHINGTON (AP) - This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the Lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - This old city at the foot of the mountains limped to its bicentennial two years ago, its finances in tatters from a housing bust that sapped tax revenues and ballooning salaries and pension obligations for city workers.
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) - Another moderate earthquake has shaken a wide area of Southern California.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The murder trial of a Southern California woman accused of killing her husband, an Olympic medalist in the shot put, has been postponed.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday he was no longer considering a tactic that would allow police to stop and frisk suspicious people in an effort to get weapons off San Francisco streets.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles officials on Tuesday banned skateboard "bombing" - in which skaters zoom down steep hills at up to 40 mph - in response to two teen deaths.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana threatened Tuesday to sue a northeastern Louisiana charter school if it doesn't change rules that keep pregnant students out of the classroom and require girls under suspicion of being pregnant to be tested.
Fueled by basketball and soccer, the NBC Sports cable network had its best ratings of the Olympics so far on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. homeowners are getting better about keeping up with their mortgage payments, driving the percentage of borrowers who have fallen behind to a three-year low, according to a new report.
NEW YORK (AP) - More than 20,000 AT&T workers in California, Nevada and Connecticut started two-day strikes Tuesday to protest what the union called harassment by the company.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Protesters demanding more power for Ukraine's regions stormed the government building in Luhansk with baseball bats Tuesday, seizing control of a key site in one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east.
LONDON (AP) - British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from noir drama "Mona Lisa" to animated fantasy "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died aged 71.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every time a bartender at trendy Los Angeles fusion eatery Luna Park squeezes a shot of lime into a drink these days, owner Peter Kohtz says he winces a little.
Gusty Santa Ana winds, unseasonably high temperatures and low relative humidity are bringing wildfire concerns to Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search through cellphones of people they arrest, taking on a new issue of privacy in the face of rapidly changing technology.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.