ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) — Soon after the bank hostage standoff ended in the small Louisiana town, the mayor said he heard from a lot of angry residents. Some in this rural town of 1,200 near the Mississippi
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California transportation officials are expected to announce whether the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will open on Labor Day as planned or be delayed for months because of broken safety
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to halt gay marriages in the state, leaving opponents of same-sex weddings few — if any — legal options to stop the unions.
The brief, unanimous ruling tossed
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha’s Vineyard vacation with golf, visits to friends’ homes and dinners out with the first lady. But he will have to wait just a little bit longer
WASHINGTON (AP) — In secretive chat rooms and on encrypted Internet message boards, al-Qaida fighters have been planning and coordinating attacks — including a threatened if vague plot that U.S. officials say closed 19 diplomatic posts across Africa
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators on Thursday were set to take up offshore fracking after revelations that the practice had quietly occurred off the coast since the late 1990s.
The California Coastal Commission added the issue at
SEATTLE (AP) — A few things will be different at this year’s Hempfest, the 22-year-old summer “protestival” on Seattle’s waterfront where tens of thousands of revelers gather to use dope openly, listen to music and gaze at the
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Col. Michael Mulligan stood up and whispered to a fellow prosecutor who had just finished questioning a witness in the Fort Hood shooting trial, prompting the military lawyer to stand back up and
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Pathologists who examined the bodies of those slain in the Fort Hood rampage are expected to resume testifying at the trial of the accused gunman.
So far, doctors who examined seven of the
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A family friend tortured and killed a mother and 8-year old son before setting his home on fire and escaping with the mother’s 16-year-old daughter, according to newly unsealed search warrants.
The warrants do