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California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

May 5, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. more »»

Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company

May 5, 2016

KATY, Texas (AP) — A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring... more »»

Pot legalization backers kick off California campaign

May 5, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-anticipated campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state that produces more pot than any other commenced in California on Wednesday as supporters... more »»

After Hastert, Illinois weighs change to child sex abuse law

May 5, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state lawmaker and former prosecutor wants to eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex crimes in Illinois, a response to the hush-money case against former U.. more »»

Judge: Plan for restoring Northwest salmon runs not enough

May 5, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — A massive habitat restoration effort by the U.S. more »»

Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor

May 5, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In his final weeks, Prince hid signs of trouble from his fans, stonewalling reports of an overdose that required an emergency plane landing and making a brief public appearance... more »»

US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

May 5, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. more »»

Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR

May 5, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings. more »»

Agency: Eagle hit Alaska plane before crash that killed 4

May 4, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small airplane hit a bald eagle before it crashed and burst into flames just north of Anchorage last month, killing all four people on board, authorities said Wednesday. more »»

APNewsBreak: Army says troops lost their way, went off cliff

May 4, 2016

DENVER (AP) — An Army vehicle took the wrong road in the dark and was making a U-turn when it tumbled 250 feet off a cliff at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring... more »»

US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

May 4, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. more »»

Slain Navy SEAL took lessons from running track into combat

May 4, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) — In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. more »»

Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor

May 4, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In his final weeks, Prince hid signs of trouble from his fans, stonewalling reports of an overdose that required an emergency plane landing and making a brief public appearance... more »»

Feds indict cop, alleged members of Gangster Disciples

May 4, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be ... more »»

New federal rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, even if means killing or injuring... more »»

Cost estimate of Los Angeles-area gas leak hits $665 million

May 4, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estimated cost of a massive gas well blowout that spewed methane uncontrollably for nearly four months and uprooted 8,000 Los Angeles families has more than doubled to $665... more »»

Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

May 4, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers say they believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. more »»

Air bag recall doubles in size, taxes overloaded industry

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prodded by the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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