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  • Driver survives plunging 700 feet off California roadway

    CRESTLINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival. The woman could not say exactly where she was Thursday night, and authorities used her phone to figure out her […]
  • Business Highlights

    ___ For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than […]
  • The Latest: Bucks player says he ‘gave in’ during arrest

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown says he “gave in” when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn’t want officers […]
  • US raises concerns about illnesses tied to synthetic pot

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah. In a report released Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that synthetic products falsely labeled as cannabidiol, or CBD, sickened as many as 52 […]
  • Resentment over Trump election helped fuel Weinstein case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Throughout much of last year, millions of American women resented that a man who’d bragged about sexually assaulting women had been elected president. Then came an electrifying moment — detailed allegations that another powerful man had sexually assaulted or harassed dozens of women as one of Hollywood’s leading producers. “It just […]
  • Trump-Macron tree faces at least 2 years in quarantine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The oak sapling that was a gift to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine. The leaders planted the tree on the White House lawn during Macron’s state visit in April. But a mystery was spun days later when journalists noticed it had […]
  • Emails show collaboration among EPA, climate-change deniers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator Scott Pruitt’s stewardship of the agency. John Konkus, EPA’s deputy associate administrator for public affairs, […]
  • Supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Publix supermarket chain says it’s suspending political contributions as it reevaluates its giving policy after students from the Parkland, Florida, high school where 17 people were killed called for a boycott because it supports a candidate aligned with the National Rifle Association. Student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]
  • US seeks forfeiture of illegally imported Syrian mosaic

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government has filed an asset forfeiture complaint involving an ancient mosaic believed to have been looted from war-torn Syria and illegally imported into the United States, where it was seized from a Southern California man. The Los Angeles U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday that the 1-ton (0.9 metric ton) […]
  • Civils rights activists rally outside of NFL headquarters

    NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activists protested outside NFL headquarters Friday, calling on team owners to overturn their new national anthem policy and urging a boycott of the league and its sponsors. About 50 people gathered at the midtown Manhattan office building for a rally organized by National Action Network, a civil rights nonprofit. […]