LOS ANGELES - It was a week into the Bobcat fire and 300-foot flames were lapping at the historic Mount Wilson Observatory.
This was the moment firefighters and observatory officials had been fearing: the fire striking a ...Read more
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Proud Boys will hold a rally Saturday at a park near the Columbia River, raising concerns of another round of violence in Oregon's largest city.
The Proud Boys, who have a reputation for brawling with...Read more
NEW YORK - New York state has a coronavirus positive test rate of a bit over 1% and four new deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.
The state recorded 1,005 new cases of COVID-19 from 99,953 tests Friday as the ...Read more
WASHINGTON - In his all-but-certain nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump has chosen a well-regarded legal scholar who has strong appeal to conservatives and who almost surely would move the high ...Read more
The suggestion by U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo that China's consulate in New York serves as spy hub for Beijing stoked outrage in an editorial by the Global Times newspaper. The editorial, posted Saturday by the ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. - As Florida moves into "Phase 3" of reopening under Gov. Ron DeSantis' new executive order, the state health department posted 2,795 new coronavirus cases and 107 new resident fatalities on Saturday.
In ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas - The suspect in a 1974 Fort Worth strangling who was arrested this week said in a radio station interview that he did not kidnap the teenage victim more than four decades ago, but rather saved her from a...Read more
School officials across the country are sharing in frustration, disbelief, and worry over a problem many didn't anticipate when reopening America's classrooms - parents deliberately sending their COVID-19-infected kids to ...Read more
DETROIT - It's a mystery. Invasive sea lamprey, the Great Lakes' biggest predator, primarily feed on lake trout, one of the lakes' most prized sports fish. When trout populations are high, researchers expect to see fewer ...Read more
Missile trucks gathering in Pyongyang. Activity at a key North Korean submarine facility. South Korean media reports about a possible U.S. visit by Kim Jong Un's sister.
After months of relative silence, North Korea has ...Read more
BALTIMORE - As the coronavirus pandemic continues to shift much restaurant dining from eat-in to takeout, Maryland next week becomes the first state in the nation to ban the familiar foam containers used to carry home ...Read more
CHICAGO - Many Black Americans' distrust for police, both in Chicago and around the country, has been highlighted repeatedly in 2020, most recently this week with outrage over the controversial result of an investigation ...Read more
WASHINGTON - House Democrats' lawsuit over the Trump administration's reallocation of government funds to help pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall has been revived by a federal appeals court in Washington.
The suit accused ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas - A federal judge on Friday ordered Texas officials to allow straight-ticket voting for the Nov. 3 election, ruling that a state law ending the practice would endanger voters by causing longer lines at ...Read more
LOS ANGELES - Authorities on Friday afternoon lifted evacuation orders for parts of the Antelope Valley that had been threatened by the Bobcat fire.
Residents are permitted to return to areas south of Fort Tejon Road and ...Read more
WASHINGTON - Pfizer Inc. should wait until at least late November before seeking FDA authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine to meet rigorous safety standards, more than 60 leading researchers and bioethicists said.
The ...Read more
The Pacific Gas & Electric Co. may cut power to about 21,000 customers in parts of California's Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties this weekend as dry, unseasonably hot conditions and strong winds are expected to increase ...Read more
LOS ANGELES - Vishal Singh has been to a lot of protests where motorists get a panicky look in their eyes as their vehicles become surrounded by demonstrators. He's even seen a few lurch their cars forward, anxious to pull...Read more
Ron Paul hospitalized after medical incident
AUSTIN, Texas - Ron Paul, the former Republican congressman from southeast Texas and presidential candidate, was hospitalized Friday after suffering an apparent medical ...Read more
SEATTLE - Another baby orca has been born to J pod, the Center for Whale Research confirmed Friday morning. It's the second calf born this month for the endangered southern resident orcas that frequent Puget Sound.
"We ...Read more
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