IRWINDALE (AP) - A man and a woman are hospitalized with serious injuries after their car fell about 150 feet into a Southern California rock quarry.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Isaac started pelting the Florida Keys with rain and strong winds on Sunday, and it could strengthen into a dangerous hurricane by the time it starts hitting the northern Gulf Coast in the coming days.
When Neil Armstrong walked on the moon all those years ago, he made his country believe that anything was possible with ingenuity and dedication - and in the process became of America's greatest heroes, his friends, colleagues and admirers said Saturday after news that the former astronaut had died.
WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) - A southwestern Illinois man was charged Saturday with aggravated criminal sexual abuse in connection with a St. Louis teenager who told police she was held captive in his home for three years and conceived a child with him before escaping.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Austin Chapman figured his short films must be pretty good because they've been sweeping major awards on the independent film festival circuit the past couple of years.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would protect illegal immigrants who commit minor infractions from deportation.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened as it swirled toward an expected landfall on Haiti's southern peninsula Friday night, threatening the poor nation with punishing rains but unlikely to gain enough steam to strike as a hurricane.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Friday that he would send U.S. troops to Syria if needed to prevent the spread of chemical weapons.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.'s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry?
NEW YORK (AP) - All nine people injured during a dramatic confrontation between police and a gunman outside the Empire State Building were wounded by gunfire from the two officers, police said Saturday, citing ballistics evidence.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - After a year of scorched-earth litigation, a jury decided Friday that Samsung ripped off the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Long Beach city employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the animal care services bureau. A Los Angeles County district attorney spokeswoman says 59-year-old Jongluck Mutrais entered the plea Friday on felony charges including misappropriation of public funds and filing a false tax return. He is expected to be sentenced Sept. 12 to three years in state prison. Prosecutors say Mutrais embezzled ...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A nurse accidentally disposed of a kidney from a living donor this month at an Ohio hospital, and doctors tried unsuccessfully for at least two hours to resuscitate the organ in what medical experts describe as a rare accident, health officials said. "Human error rendered the kidney unusable," University of Toledo Medical Center spokesman Toby Klinger said Saturday, but he declined to give more details, citing the hospital's investigation ...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Lance Armstrong was feeling just fine even after being beaten by a lanky teenager in a grueling 36-mile mountain bike race. Better than fine, even. He's more at ease now than he has been in a decade. In his first interview since the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency disciplined Armstrong with a lifetime ban from professional cycling and vacated his seven Tour de France titles, he said, "Nobody needs to cry for ...
PACOIMA (AP) - Authorities say a small plane has crash-landed in a business district in Pacoima, striking two cars and injuring the two people on board. Nobody on the ground was hurt. Los Angeles Police Officer Norma Eisenman says the plane went down just before noon Saturday, not far from Whiteman Airport. Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott says one person on board was seriously hurt and the other suffered moderate injuries. Scott says ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.