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  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday (times in EDT): 1. ONE BIG FEAR WHEN NATO LEAVES AFGHANISTAN


  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid doing business with China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee …


  • SpaceX Dragon set to blast off to space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately owned rocket was poised to blast off Sunday night on the first of a dozen space station supply missions under a mega-contract with …


  • Train hits truck in LA County, 3 people injured

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A commuter train carrying more than 200 passengers struck a semi that was stalled on the tracks in northern Los Angeles County, leaving three people …


  • Private space station delivery to launch Sunday

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company is on the verge of launching another cargo ship to the International Space Station. On Sunday night, California-based SpaceX will attempt to …


  • 5 terror suspects from UK appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — An extremist Egyptian-born preacher entered a U.S. courtroom Saturday for the first time to face multiple terrorism charges, complaining that his prosthetic hooks, medication and special …


  • Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher charged in multiple terrorism plots entered a U.S. court for the first time Saturday without the use of his arms, …


  • Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced …


  • 5 terrorism suspects extradited from UK to US

    NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects arrived in the United States from England early Saturday under tight security to face trial, and …


  • Calif. gas prices equal all-time high

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The price of gasoline equaled the all-time average high in California of $4.61 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. Prices …


  • 2 extradited to US to appear in Conn. court

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five terror suspects were extradited from Britain after losing their lengthy fight to avoid facing charges in the U.S., and officials say at least two …


  • Calif. gas prices will rise, then fall next week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices will increase for several more days before leveling off after a temporary reduction in supply triggered a price spike that saw fuming motorists …


  • Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

    LONDON (AP) — Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects were extradited from the U.K. after Britain’s High Court ruled they had no more grounds for appeal …


  • Short supplies keep gas prices rising in Calif.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to continue for at least several more …


  • Problems found at peanut butter plant in 2010

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration found what it called “objectionable conditions” at a New Mexico peanut butter plant in 2010, two years before the current outbreak of …


  • Docs say spine shots for steroids are usually safe

    CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people get steroid shots in their backs to relieve pain. Now they are probably wondering if it’s safe. In 23 states, hundreds, possibly thousands, of …


  • Calif. refinery back online amid soaring prices

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week …


  • Giants, 49ers, yachts, fests: SF braces for crowds

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unusual convergence of sporting and entertainment events in San Francisco this weekend promises to bring up to a million extra people into the densely populated …


  • Salmonella confirmed in peanut butter plant

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it has found salmonella in a New Mexico plant that produces nut butters for national retailer Trader Joe’s and several other …


  • Calif. gas prices jump by up to 20 cents overnight

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week …


  • Analysts: Spike in Calif. gas prices may linger

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The recent spike in gasoline prices around the nation is expected to wane slowly in coming weeks, but California may not be so lucky due to …


  • Broadway producer says he was fraud victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — The psychological thriller “Rebecca” was a hit for author Daphne du Maurier and filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. Leave it to Broadway to one-up the master of suspense. …


  • Broadway producer says he was fraud victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — A producer who had hoped to bring the psychological thriller “Rebecca” to Broadway as a musical now believes the troubled show was the victim of a …


  • Mars Curiosity about to really shake things up

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mars Curiosity is about to take its first sip of the red planet’s sand. But only after NASA’s rover plays bartender to make sure the dry dust …


  • Oklahoma to end Planned Parenthood contracts

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is withdrawing federal funding to three Planned Parenthood clinics in Tulsa that for 18 years has allowed them to provide food and nutritional counseling to …


  • Outbreak spotlights risks from custom-mixed drugs

    Two people blinded in Washington, D.C., in 2005. Three dead in Virginia in 2006 and three more in Oregon the following year. Twenty-one dead polo horses in Florida in 2009. …


  • SpaceX encore: 2nd private space station shipment

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company is headed back to the International Space Station. On Sunday night, SpaceX will attempt to launch another Dragon capsule full of food, …


  • Outbreak spotlights safety of custom-mixed drugs

    Custom-mixed medicines like the steroid shots suspected in a meningitis outbreak have long been a source of concern, and their use is far wider than many people realize. These medicines …


  • Troubled Calif. nuke plant aims to restart reactor

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of California’s ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant proposed Thursday to restart one of its shuttered reactors after concluding it could be run safely …


  • Drought worsens in some key Midwest farming states

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation’s worst drought in decades is showing no sign of letting up in several key Midwest farming states, worrying farmers harvesting the summer’s withered corn …

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