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'Atmospheric rivers' weather phenomenon soaks California

January 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They're called "atmospheric rivers" and they can dump massive quantities of Pacific Ocean water on California, carrying it through the air from as far away as Hawaii. more »»

Apple proved a phone can change the world in just 10 years

January 9, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks. more »»

Experts: NY can absorb closing of Indian Point nuke plant

January 9, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A plan to close the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2021 removes a long-held fear of an accident occurring miles from the nation's most populous city. more »»

Polar bear plan doesn't seek direct action on climate change

January 9, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Five years ago, in a meeting room in Alaska, two dozen federal wildlife biologists joined other experts to begin formulating a recovery plan for polar bears because the... more »»

Judge: San Francisco can't be sued over death by immigrant

January 9, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco cannot be held liable for a slaying by a man who was in the country illegally and had been released by sheriff's officials despite a request by immigration... more »»

Lawyers trade blame in meningitis outbreak trial

January 9, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — The former president of a compounding pharmacy blamed for a deadly meningitis outbreak in 2012 put "profits over patients" and ignored repeated warning signs that drugs manufactured... more »»

Shooting suspect's mental issues may explain little

January 9, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Esteban Santiago, the 26-year-old man held in the fatal shootings last week at Fort Lauderdale's airport, reportedly has a history of mental difficulties and it's tempting to... more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Despite woes Obamacare not in 'death spiral'

January 9, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by political... more »»

The Latest: Police department details violations by officer

January 9, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation in Texas of a white policeman who wrestled a black woman to the ground (all times local):

3:20 p.m. more »»

Steelers assistant coach accused of assault hours after win

January 9, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pro Bowl linebacker and current Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was charged early Monday with assaulting a doorman at a bar and a police officer who... more »»

Christie emerges empty-handed, his ratings at home dismal

January 9, 2017

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — As the last of the top jobs in the Trump administration are handed out in Washington, Gov. more »»

Oil slump socks Texas budget, making spending cuts likely

January 9, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A prolonged oil slump that has tested Texas' economic resilience is now badly chewing away at the state budget, leaving a hole that could be as big as $6 billion just to... more »»

Jury sentences Massachusetts carjacking killer of 2 to death

January 9, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A drifter convicted of killing two Massachusetts men in 2001 carjackings was sentenced Monday to death for the second tim. more »»

The Latest: Hearing on Roof jury instructions concludes

January 9, 2017

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the federal sentencing of convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof (all times local):

4:10 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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