LOS ANGELES (AP) - Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, has died at age 95 in Los Angeles.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - With temperatures in the Central Valley recently surpassing 110 degrees and state regulators investigating two possible heat-related deaths in the fields, the California legislature is considering new laws that would strengthen rules for protecting farmworkers from heat.
NEW YORK (AP) - For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) - Mitt Romney joins other observant Mormons in shunning alcohol and coffee. He apparently draws the line at ice cream.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Singer Scott McKenzie, who performed "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" - which became a hit in 1967 during the city's "Summer of Love" - has died.
MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) - Miners must return to work Monday or face being fired from the platinum mine where rivalry between unions exploded into violence that led to the deaths of 44 people in a week, Lonmin PLC said Sunday. Thirty-four strikers were gunned down by police in one of the worst displays of state violence since apartheid ended in 1994.
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE (AP) - For one family, an exotic summer getaway means living on Mars.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood hits as "Top Gun," ''Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County bridge, authorities said.
Canyon Country resident Araceli Cortes had made up her mind: After being brought to the U.S. as a child, graduating from high school and attending some college classes in California, she was going to return to Mexico to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Laws written long before the dawn of the Internet age have authorities across the nation struggling to prosecute online prostitution rings because of huge loopholes and defense lawyers' claims that the websites are protected speech.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are investigating a minor traffic accident involving actress Amanda Bynes after a person reported the actress left without providing her information.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as "Top Gun," ''Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," has died after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge.
DETROIT (AP) - Honda wants to silence its critics when it rolls out the new Accord this week.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of volunteers on Sunday were taking part in a search along the American River in Sacramento for a missing University of California, Davis student.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Department of Parks and Recreation searched for ways to spend extra money every year despite facing the threat of park closures and forgoing upkeep at its 278 properties, a newspaper reported Sunday.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.