SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement comes after a week of unc…
America's marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for a…
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday he reached an agreement with the federal government that California's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers. The announcement comes after a week of u…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olivia Pope's journey comes to an end Thursday on "Scandal," but real-life Washington power players and others remain in need of a determined "gladiator" to rescue them from crises. Enter Judy Smith, who inspired the ABC drama and remains in the thick of politics and Hollywood.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former legislative chief of staff has sued the California Assembly and the Republican lawmaker for whom he worked, alleging he was wrongfully fired for complaining about misconduct.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's mayor is promising to rescind dozens of parking citations issued to people who gathered to honor a Marine killed in a helicopter crash.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown says California has reached agreement with the Trump administration on National Guard border mission.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California state university is investigating comments made on Twitter by an English professor who called former first lady Barbara Bush an "amazing racist" shortly after her death Tuesday at age 92.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots Wednesday evening as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater.
DELANO, Calif. (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against two federal immigration agents over a Central California crash that killed two people who were in the country illegally.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It may be more than a year before a Northern California prosecutor decides if two police officers broke the law when they fatally shot a black man who was later found to be unarmed, she said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Tom Steyer endorsed state Sen. Kevin de Leon on Wednesday in his uphill challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A hypothetical magnitude 7 earthquake on the San Francisco Bay region's notorious Hayward fault could kill hundreds, injure thousands and cause $82 billion in property damage and business losses, according to a scenario created by a coalition of experts to help residen…
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 28-year-old bank robber from Utah who held up a bank in St. George a few weeks after robberies in California and Nevada has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a homage to pot's enduring appeal and universal slang for smoking.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker, a lobbyist who once led the Alabama Republican Party and a health care executive have pleaded not guilty to federal conspiracy charges.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health department spokesman in West Virginia says more than 20 cases of acute Hepatitis A have been confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties since January.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — A California state university has indefinitely suspended fraternities and sororities after photos surfaced showing a fraternity member in blackface and others dressed up as gang members.
DENVER (AP) — Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona's largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Residents sued the tiny Southern California city of Los Alamitos on Wednesday to challenge a vote by elected officials to exempt the community from a state law that limits police collaboration with U.S. immigration authorities.
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Police say they are investigating whether three men reported missing from Bakersfield were the people found dead inside a parked car in Burbank.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife officials say an invasive swamp rodent has been killed in San Joaquin County, putting the destructive nutria near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
NEW YORK (AP) — As "Scandal" wraps up its seventh and final season on ABC, the political drama starring Kerry Washington as professional problem solver in the nation's capital will leave behind a number of contributions to pop culture including catchphrases and a killer wardrobe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlize Theron isn't leaving the United States over racism concerns. But the white South Africa-born actress, who has adopted a black daughter and son, says: "I am constantly concerned about the safety of my kids. I don't know a parent who's not."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing California's governor of "trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border."
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — About 120 scientists from around the U.S. are in Louisiana as part of a six-year, $170 million National Institutes of Health program to study the molecular nitty-gritty of exercise.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Colorado man who was wearing a mask and had a knife in his car when he was arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was released from custody on Tuesday while police continued their investigation.
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Three people have been found dead inside a parked car with Tennessee license plates in an industrial area a few miles outside of Los Angeles.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A man who spent nearly 25 years on California's death row for raping and killing a toddler before his conviction was overturned won't be retried and could be freed within days, authorities said Tuesday.