WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's national security team acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that, when investigating one suspected terrorist, it can read and store the phone records of millions of Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Barack Obama for his signature.
FORNEY, Texas (AP) - George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who was cleared of all charges in the Florida shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, was stopped for speeding on a highway near Dallas, officials said Wednesday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown enjoys a record high 54 percent approval rating among California voters as he heads into a likely re-election campaign next year after a relatively smooth state budget process, according to a new poll the Public Policy Institute of California released Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two years ago, the Los Angeles Unified School District tried to spruce up its lunch menu, with cafeteria ladies dishing out chicken tandoori, sushi, and broccoli and beef with brown rice.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Officials at a national park in Northern California knew of the dangers posed by a retaining wall that gave way and crushed a 9-year-old boy to death, but failed to close it as required by their safety program, a federal judge ruled.
UNMANNED SUB HAS PROBLEMS DURING LAKE TAHOE TEST: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE . (AP) - An unmanned submarine designed to explore earthquake faults has run into motor problems during a test at Lake Tahoe.
OAKLAND COUNCIL SUPPORTS HAMMER BAN AT PROTESTS: OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland City Council has given tentative approval to a ban on hammers and other so-called tools of violence at demonstrations.
Take a hike.
It started as a dream. A dream Anna Eshoo had of owning a yoga studio where people came to rejuvenate their minds, bodies and souls.
Running 26.2 miles is not for sissies. Finishing such a distance can be both grueling and exhilarating. It takes a lot of discipline to train for and run a marathon.
With eyes as big as Olympic plates, Alex Avila could see his fitness franchise with remarkable clarity.
Did you know the best preparation for back to school is a good night's sleep? Lack of sleep can affect a child's performance, attention, learning, behavior and biological functions, experts say. In fact, recent studies show that American students might be falling behind in school due to a lack of shut-eye.
The majority of U.S. men believe their appearance is an important factor in their personal and professional success. As a result, men have become increasingly aware of the need to take better care of their faces – as it tells their story and the life they have lived. If this cultural shift is any indication, carefully maintaining your skin – and facial hair – is a huge part of putting your very best face forward.
If the purpose of terrorism is to terrify, the Islamic State had an extraordinary week. Brussels, capital of the EU and command post of mighty ...
Thanksgiving is here. Let's eat!
A growing Manteca tradition - a free community Thanksgiving dinner at Mt. Mike's Pizza at North Main Street and Louise Avenue - takes place Thursday from ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points ...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Dropped from starter to third-stringer - without playing a game.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Earlier this month, Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson wanted his teammates to embrace the idea of talking about the playoffs.
Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford became a college football powerhouse behind its power offense.
NEW YORK - The Bengals were either busted or they got a bum rap.
The start of a new year on the PGA Tour at Kapalua lost some sizzle when Tiger Woods stopped going after 2005, which was four ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning will spend the next week in a walking cast and is expected to miss at least two more games with ...
CHICAGO (AP) - A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State ...
DETROIT (AP) - After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spiked 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A 17-year-old who was in a car stopped for an expired car registration sticker traded gunfire with police during a Tuesday morning highway ...