Cats and dogs may share a common ancestor

Motorist chased and killed in road-rage shooting

In multiple 911 calls shortly before he was killed, a man said he was being chased by an enraged motorist…

Man arrested in Venice chair beating

Los Angeles police have arrested a man on suspicion of battering a homeless man with a folding beach chair in a videotaped attack…

Google apologizes for “Hitler” name on maps

Google has apologized after a Berlin intersection accidentally regained its Nazi-era name, Adolf-Hitler-Platz…

Feds crackdown on 4 bogus weight loss aids

Makers of a weight loss additive called Sensa will return more than $26 million to consumers…

Flu widespread in California; 7 deaths confirmed

California health officials say seven people have died from the flu so far this season, and more people are ending up in the hospital than expected…

Plane crash survivor Hatch scores in comeback

Two-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch hit a 3-pointer on his first shot in his first basketball game in nearly three years….

Judge strikes down part of Utah polygamy ban in ‘Sister Wives’ case

A federal judge in Utah has struck down part of that state’s law banning polygamy, after a lawsuit was…

Parents of Ye Mengyuan files claim against City of San Francisco

The parents of Asiana crash victim, Ye Mengyuan, files a legal claim against the City of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained…

Chihuahua “drives” car, causes wreck

A Spokane driver says she was stopped at a red light, headed home after a day’s work, when a car came out …