LOS ANGELES -- Marking the end of a remarkably successful recovery effort, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday proposed taking three subspecies of foxes native to California's Channel Islands off the endangered ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- For generations, a small group of locals in wealthy Palos Verdes Estates has maintained a reputation for keeping other surfers off Lunada Bay's well-shaped waves.
The so-called Bay Boys bombard outsiders ...Read more
ATLANTA -- They agreed to protect drug smugglers and believed that in their state-issued uniforms they'd be able to avoid police. In exchange, the Georgia Department of Corrections officers would pocket cash earned from ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Days removed from a humbling defeat in New Hampshire that stirred fresh concern about her candidacy, Hillary Clinton questioned the feasibility of the platform that has fueled Bernie Sanders' unlikely ...Read more
The armed standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge appeared to be headed to a violent climax.
Four occupiers were sounding increasingly agitated as heavily armed FBI agents inched closer.
"They're 50 feet from me," said ...Read more
CHICAGO -- When Capt. Mark Stevenson was about 5 years old, he used to race Popsicle sticks down gutters with a water hose.
Growing up in Richmond, Va., along the James River, where people pegged him as one of the "river ...Read more
Donald Trump has settled his lawsuit with Univision over the media company's decision to drop his Miss Universe pageant last year.
Terms of the settlement announced in a joint statement Thursday were not disclosed.
The ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- A prison riot in Monterrey, Mexico, has left 52 people dead and a dozen injured, officials said Thursday.
The riot broke out as the result of fighting between rival groups of inmates at the Topo Chico ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- President Barack Obama was addressing the Illinois General Assembly Wednesday, but the dogged Statehouse press corps was not there.
From the gilded balcony of the cathedral-like House chambers, I ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Kate Bergstrom was home alone with her toddler when the allergic reaction began.
Her throat started to swell. It became difficult to breathe. There was no one else to help her.
As precious seconds ticked by,...Read more
WASHINGTON –– The State Department released 551 more of Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as President Barack Obama's secretary of state, including about 15 percent that had been given updated security ...Read more
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Rescue efforts at a 17-story building that collapsed in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in southern Taiwan last week ended Saturday, with the quake's overall death toll reaching at least 116.
At least one ...Read more
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said his country is in a new cold war with the U.S. and its allies, while NATO's chief said Russia is using its nuclear arsenal to intimidate Europe.
The clash played out at the ...Read more
The day four final holdouts ended the armed occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, a new occupation was just beginning.
According to two decades' worth of federal data, Feb. 11 is, on average, the ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- When Rashied Amini's girlfriend wanted to break up two years ago, he wondered if he could mathematically prove that they should stay together.
Amini was working as a systems engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- North Carolina's longest-serving sitting congressman, U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, could face his most difficult re-election bid yet if his support continues to slide and an anti-establishment Republican voter ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hard-nosed interrogators who say they've thwarted terror attacks in the United States by extracting key information from suspects have a message for Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner, who's vowing to ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles County district attorney slapped it with criminal charges. Los Angeles city and county officials filed accusations of ill-prepared crews and public injury. The state attorney general added ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to attacking Wall Street, no one can match Bernie Sanders's conviction. But the Vermont senator's eagerness to jail, fine, and tax bankers has overshadowed another group of politicians who have ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The North Carolina Legislature will hold meetings starting Monday to draft new congressional maps in response to a court order, House Speaker Tim Moore announced Friday afternoon.
Moore and Senate leader ...Read more
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- Christian conservatives, and Southern politics, fear they're under siege