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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts residents wouldn't have to reset their clocks during the darkest months of the year under an idea being studied on Beacon Hill. On Wednesday, an 11-member commission will begin weighing the economic and health impacts of the state remaining on Eastern...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A passenger flying from Los Angeles International Airport to Ohio last month wasn't toying around when he checked a bag with packages gift wrapped in Christmas paper, authorities said. The Yuletide bundle included 13 pounds of heroin with a street value of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown sees a budget deficit and an urgent need for spending cuts. Legislative leaders see a surplus with room to comfortably increase expenditures. Always at odds when it comes to the budget, the Democratic governor and the Democratic...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A suburban San Diego police officer won't face criminal charges for fatally shooting a disturbed black man, a prosecutor announced Tuesday, saying the officer had reason to believe he was in danger when the man suddenly raised both hands and pointed what...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Republican state lawmakers are optimistic about Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscally restrained budget, while Democrats want more spending on social welfare programs. Brown is...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A powerful outdoor recreation industry executive said Tuesday the world's largest outdoor retail show going on this week in Salt Lake City should leave Utah if the state's top political leaders continue what he calls an assault on public lands. Black...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo is completely restructuring how it pays tellers and other bank branch employees after a scandal over its aggressive sales practices. Employees will no longer get incentives for opening accounts or meeting sales goals. They will instead receive part of...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A prominent lottery official who was stripped of power after a subordinate allegedly carried out a prolonged jackpot-rigging scheme received a $284,000 severance payment, a recent tax filing shows. The Multi-State Lottery Association made the payment to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department detective who was paralyzed by a teenage shooter's bullet but publicly forgave the shooter and became an international voice for peace has died. Steven McDonald was 59. The NYPD says McDonald died Tuesday at a Long Island hospital,...
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of...
LONDON (AP) — The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus. The famous electronic advertising signboard in...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' fortunes may be looking up, thanks to a surprising surge in business startups. St...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African unit of the Ford Motor Company says it is recalling 4,556 Kuga vehicles...