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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:39 p.m.

Gov. Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as California battles 17 blazes

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Donald Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Newseum pulls ‘fake news’ shirts after outcry from journalists

At the end of a week in which getting the White House to clarify whether it considers the news media “the enemy of the people” was a major story, Poynter …


Cow’s milk was added to Almond Breeze, FDA says, sparking a recall in 28 states

In the decades-long war over milk – with purveyors of cow juice on one side and the people who make an increasing array of ecru-colored plant- and nut-based drinks on …


‘Hazardous’ smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

Yosemite National Park’s iconic cliffs are shrouded in so much smoke from nearby wildfires that the air quality is worse than anywhere in America and is rivaling Beijing.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 12:42 p.m.

Facebook opens up on vote meddling, but is the shift real?

For a company bent on making the world more open, Facebook has long been secretive about the details of how it runs its social network – particularly how things go …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:41 a.m.

Election crackdown runs into speed-tweeting human ‘bots’

Twitter and other sites also have targeted automated or robot-like accounts known as bots, which authorities say were used to cloak efforts by foreign governments and political bad actors in …


GOP grumbles as Trump reshapes midterm campaigns

President Donald Trump’s strategy of becoming aggressively involved in the midterm elections is prompting concern among some Republicans who worry he’s complicating the political calculus for GOP candidates trying to …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

Trump rips LeBron James’ smarts hours before rally in Ohio

Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state’s favorite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence …


LA County deputy’s deposition describes tattooing of exclusive society of lawmen, a red flag for watchdogs

Recent revelations have ignited concerns among watchdog groups and county officials that a toxic subculture has once again taken hold in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – or was …


California college soccer player arrested in rape case

A soccer player at a California university was arrested Friday on a rape warrant is suspected in at least two other sexual assaults, said police who are trying to identify …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested at Glacier park

An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week …


More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to …


Pentagon redoing space defenses, but will Trump demand more?

President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space. But the idea is gaining little traction at the …


Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud

The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday.


Parts of Virginia city evacuate over possible dam failure

Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there’s dry weather.


NRA sues New York officials for hurting ability to operate

The National Rifle Association is suffering grave financial harm that threatens its ability to pursue its advocacy mission because of a blacklisting campaign by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York …


Michigan man befriends wild turkey who moved into his yard

A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the large bird.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Spontaneous office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot

A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month’s $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a single state …


Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border

Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state’s border with Mexico and leave large jugs of water on remote trails for migrants who continue to cross …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:28 p.m.

Weinstein lawyers: Accuser’s emails show rapport, not rape

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Las Vegas massacre investigation closed without motive; acted alone

More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 9:50 a.m.

Police: Suspect in Bush’s doctor’s death killed himself

A man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush’s doctors killed himself when confronted by authorities, police said Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:19 p.m.

WWE wrestler known as Kane wins mayor’s race in Tennessee

Glenn Jacobs, the WWE wrestler known as Kane, has won the bout for mayor in Tennessee’s third largest county. Jacobs, a small business owner, was leading Democrat Linda Haney by …


With scant record, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh elusive on abortion

Twice in the past year, Brett Kavanaugh offered glimpses of his position on abortion that strongly suggest he would vote to support restrictions if confirmed to the Supreme Court.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:56 p.m.

Prosecutors turn to Manafort taxes, unreported bank accounts

Prosecutors headed toward the heart of their financial fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Friday, with jurors expected to hear testimony that he never told his …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:42 p.m.

‘Fire whirl’ brings critical conditions in Northern California

Firefighters battling deadly and destructive blazes in Northern California faced worsening weather conditions on Friday after a record-breaking fire tornado last week.


Feline and hen become fast fire friends

A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and flames.


Prosecution: California killing motivated by anti-gay hate

A Southern California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student carried out the killing because the victim was gay, prosecutors said Thursday.


NYC enlists former gang members as ‘violence interrupters’

As part of a growing number of taxpayer-financed “violence interrupter” groups in the nation’s largest city, former gang members are enlisted to attack shootings like outbreaks of a disease that …