San Diego mayor agrees to resign

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mayor Bob Filner, besieged by sexual harassment allegations, has sat down to the negotiating table with a key bargaining ch…

US company tests spacecraft in desert

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California (AP) — A company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station has run the…

Today in History

Today is Friday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2013. There are 130 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 23, 1973, a ba…