Calif. governor signs bill to deter paparazzi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday. The bill from state Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, will…

Calif. governor signs bill to deter paparazzi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing tougher penalties on those who harass the children of celebrities and other public figures. The bill from Democratic Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles would…

Oracle wins 7th straight in America’s Cup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The longest America’s Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz…

Judge: Rent Too High candidate goes on NY ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who wants to run for mayor as the Rent is Too Damn High Party’s candidate should be on the general election ballot, a judge has decided. Jimmy McMillan, who ran unsuccessfully for…

Grand jury indicts Sox broadcaster’s son in murder

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — The son of Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has been indicted by a Massachusetts grand jury for murder in the death of his girlfriend. Jared Remy has already pleaded not guilty in the…

Emmy Awards score with viewers, but so do dramas

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other but didn’t ignore what else the medium had to offer. The Nielsen ratings company said that on the night that “Breaking Bad” won…

Judges extend deadline in California prison case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal judges agreed Tuesday to extend an end-of-year deadline for reducing California’s prison population in hopes of finding a long-term solution to an overcrowding crisis. The ruling also granted at least a temporary victory…

Woman becomes 1st to row solo from Japan to Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea.…

Obama, Rouhani back resumption of nuclear talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Hopeful yet unyielding, President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hasan Rouhani both spoke up fervently for improved relations and a resumption of stalled nuclear talks Tuesday at the U.N. — but gave no…