WASHINGTON (AP) - Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of a broad mission to root out the violent Islamic State militants whose reign of terror has spread across both countries.
BOSTON (AP) - In a photo he posted on Twitter, Kwmaine Davis had a big smile on his face as he held one gun in each hand at a shooting range. His message to his followers: "Yes, I'm really bout that action."
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A lawyer for a Kentucky man who spent several days in jail after posting violent song lyrics on Facebook says he should be cleared of a felony charge.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that will require most California employers next year to provide up to three sick days for millions of workers, a policy long-sought by labor unions and opposed by business groups.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday rejected a senior federal expert's recommendation to shut down California's last operating nuclear power plant until the agency can determine whether its twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.
NAPA (AP) - A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury when a television struck her during last month's earthquake in California's wine country has died - the first death attributed to the magnitude-6.0 temblor, sheriff's officials said.
CUPERTINO (AP) - Wildlife officials in Northern California say they have shot and killed a mountain lion they believe is the one that attacked a 6-year-old boy.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has changed its nickname from the Arabs to the Mighty Arabs and has adopted a logo with a nobler image, school officials announced Wednesday.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - The granite landscape in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park helped slow the spread of a wildfire, officials said Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - T-Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models with a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits will be docked to make the payments.
BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Mile-long trains filled with millions of gallons of flammable crude oil may be rolling through Kern County next year.
MORAGA - One of Manteca's shortest players stood tall Monday during the 20th annual MaxPreps/De La Salle Martin Luther King Jr. Classic at St ...
The Catholic Diocese of Stockton will come out of its bankruptcy status in the next few weeks after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Now, everybody can sit back for a few months and envision the possibility of another scintillating NBA Finals between Cleveland and Golden State.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wanted a lot more out of his team following a lackluster shutout loss to St. Louis. Joel Ward ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The search for San Francisco's new coach narrowed on Monday with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulling out of the ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is choosing her moments carefully. Deep contemplation on her recent engagement, she says, can wait until after the Australian Open.
BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, and the surging Boston Celtics beat Charlotte for their ninth victory ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green and LeBron James went at it again in the first half of the Cavaliers' visit to Golden State on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the games' ceremonies.
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Not long ago, I saw a comment on an online article about the rise in protests for black civil rights. "We gave you a president ...
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump.