A stretch of Highway 1 south of Big Sur, closed for 14 months after a massive landslide, reopened Wednesday morning, two days ahead of schedule, according to Caltrans.
The road reopened at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. That's good...Read more
CHICAGO -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is suing for documents that could shed light on the 2015 deaths of 54 stingrays that were part of an exhibit at the Brookfield Zoo.
For several years now, the animal ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- In a victory for Mayor Jim Kenney's administration, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Philadelphia's controversial tax on soda and other sweetened beverages.
In a 4-2 majority opinion, the...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- "Game of Thrones" is MIA. A new "Star Wars" will not be blasting off. The superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are taking a timeout.
This year's edition of Comic-Con, the annual gathering for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning continued trying to portray his widely panned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a success amid a bipartisan backlash.
Despite many reviews to the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic senators gearing up for competitive re-elections tend to have whiter staffs, according to a Roll Call analysis of data released by Senate Democrats.
Sen. Jon Tester of Montana, who finds himself ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- With little clout in Sacramento, Republicans are trying to use their power in Washington to reshape California's water policies.
Less than two weeks after state regulators announced sweeping new water ...Read more
TWIN CITIES, Minn. -- Matthew Williams was snowboarding down Hyland Hills slopes when he overshot a jump, fell and severed his spinal cord.
In the seven years after the injury that left his legs partly paralyzed, Williams...Read more
Delta Air Lines has launched a program aimed at helping college students and current employees who want to become a pilot navigate their way into the cockpit.
Landing a coveted Delta pilot interview is somewhat of a ...Read more
EAST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- He sawed wooden two-by-fours to wedge shut the windows and sliding glass door. He tucked a loaded revolver between his mattress and box spring. He leaned a 12-gauge shotgun against the bedroom ...Read more
A rush to get soybeans out of the country ahead of retaliatory Chinese tariffs caused a spike in exports in the second quarter as farmers and grain elevators hurriedly loaded trains and ships.
Then, sales slowed to a ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Leaving behind its big-box roots, Petco is opening a new kind of retail store where animal-friendly amenities such as dog baths, play yards and treats fit for humans are meant to win over picky pet parents who...Read more
There is no hotter commodity in pop culture than Marvel Comics superheroes. They're the powerhouse behind four hit films this year (including the top two in global box office, Disney's $3.6 billion tandem of "Black Panther...Read more
CHICAGO -- The wind-whipped rooftop of a converted warehouse in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor might be the last place you'd expect to find fertile farmland, unless you're Jen Rosenthal, founder and owner of Planted ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Over the last couple of days, dozens of survivors of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas have started to receive some startling legal notices.
"A lawsuit has been filed against you," the notices say.
WASHINGTON--The fight over who will lead House Democrats next year got its first public entrance Tuesday as Rep. Linda T. Sanchez made her official bid to lead the House Democratic Caucus.
Sanchez, of Whittier, Calif., ...Read more
The average domestic airline ticket cost $346 in the first three months of the year, an approximately 3.7 percent decline from the same period last year and the latest drop from an industry that has been facing rising jet ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump, seeking to stanch a national furor, said on Tuesday that he misspoke in Helsinki, Finland, and meant to say that he indeed does see Russia as the culprit that interfered in the 2016 ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Assault weapons registered in California have increased by 43 percent under a new law that expanded the types of firearms gun owners must log with the state.
Californians have applied to register 68,...Read more
NEW YORK -- As a Russian seeking to ingratiate herself in the U.S. political world, Mariia Butina zeroed in on two pillars of the conservative establishment: gun rights activists and religious groups.
She worked as an ...Read more
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