SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the hours before fire crews were able to corral a wildfire in rural far Northern California, wind-driven flames fueled by dry grass and brush tore through communities at an estimated 500 acres an
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean weightlifters marched with their national flag at the start of an international competition hosted by bitter rival North Korea — something of a milestone for two countries that were trading war
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Prince Jazzbo, a rap reggae performer and producer whose career spanned 40 years, has died in his native Jamaica. He was 62.
Jazzbo died at his St. Catherine parish home after a fight with
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials responding to a spill of 1,400 tons of molasses in Hawaii waters plan to let nature clean things up, with boat crews collecting thousands of dead fish to determine the extent of environmental damage.
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80.
The company said Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. He had
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president asked legislators on Thursday to urgently vote on a bill that would force foreign companies to store all data about their Brazilian clients on servers based in the country, a move
Four people found shot to death on Thursday in a car near a former Tennessee mountain resort were deliberately targeted and not the victims of random violence, authorities said.
Deputy District Attorney General Gary McKenzie said in a
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Jerry Brown, giving the state one of the highest statewide
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge has ruled that a 112-year sentence is not cruel and unusual punishment for a man who killed four people and wounded 25 others as a 15-year-old high school student in 1998.
BOSTON (AP) — A man with ties to former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez visited a Boston courthouse on Thursday after being ordered by a judge to testify before a Massachusetts grand jury.
John Alcorn, of