California mayor resigns over dog poop incident

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The doo-doo has gotten too deep for the mayor of a wealthy Los Angeles suburb who flung dog poop onto a political opponent’s property…

Spain’s World Cup reign ends with 2-0 loss to Chile


Defending champion Spain, the dominant global football power for the past six years, was eliminated from World Cup…

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

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Amazon has introduced a new smartphone that will be closely tied to the products and services it sells…

New Mexico bus driver caught in sex act on the job

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Albuquerque officials say a bus driver in the New Mexico city has been fired after surveillance cameras caught him…

IRS to waive penalties for some overseas accounts

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The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes..

China says 127 students hired others for exam

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At least 127 test-takers in a Chinese province hired other people to take the country’s all-important college entrance exam…

AP Exclusive: Picasso painting reveals hidden man

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Curators and scientists are revealing they’ve found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Pablo Picasso’s earliest…

George Clooney ‘considering ‘a run for governor of California

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George Clooney plans to run governor of California…

Some Comcast customers becoming WiFi hot spots


200-thousand comcast customers in the seattle region are becoming public wifi hotspots…

DC is America’s most walkable city

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Washington DC is the most walkable city in the country, according to researchers…

Woman’s body found in freezer at her Indiana home

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Authorities say a woman’s body was found inside a freezer at her northern Indiana home and that a man living…

California fish evacuated due to drought

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Rainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries amid concern California’s drought…

Founder of child porn site gets 30 years in prison

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A Ukrainian man who founded and operated an international child sexual abuse website has been sentenced…

FAA investigating air traffic controller “joke”


The FAA is investigating a “joke” from an air traffic controller that led to a plane’s delayed landing….

Brazil turtle predicts Mexico to beat Brazil

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Brazil turtle predicts Mexico to beat Brazil …

Man kills wife, children and himself on Father’s Day

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A Virginia man shot his wife and their two young children to death on Father’s Day and then killed himself…

National Zoo closing invertebrate hall due to rising costs

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The National Zoo is closing its Invertebrate Exhibit, citing rising costs and $5 million in needed upgrades….

Tesla Model X expected out in early 2015

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According to e-mails sent to customers today (Monday), the automaker is adding another vehicle to its stock…

Starbucks clears college degree path for employees

Starbucks is giving its baristas a bargain on an online college degree….

Five hurt when boat overturns on Lake Piru


Ventura County authorities say five people suffered minor injuries when a boat overturned amid high winds on Lake Piru….

China executes 13 over terrorism, violent crimes

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China executed 13 people on Monday over terrorism and violent crimes in the far western…

Boston, LA, SFC and DC in running for 2024 Games

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Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host…

Apple recalling European iPhone charges

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Apple is recalling iphone chargers in 37 countries…

Athlete from Fiji killed in Northern California

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A runner from Fiji was shot and killed in Northern California just weeks before friends say he was set to attend the University of Louisiana…

Malaysia Airlines begins insurance payments


Malaysia Airlines has begun giving out $50,000 in advance insurance payments to families…

Brisbane man arrested in 25-year-old killing

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A San Mateo County man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault and killing of a woman found in a ravine 25 years ago….

Person killed in train collision near richmond amtrak station

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A person was struck and killed by a westbound Capitol Corridor train as it approached the Richmond station this afternoon…

Six men indicted for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl


A grand jury in Waco has indicted six young men who police say sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl…

SJ police investigating fatal shooting, suspects at large

Police are investigating a homicide that happened in San Jose on Thursday night…

Police seek help in locating missing at-risk woman

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing at-risk woman who was last seen in Fremont…