Abercrombie settles Ca suits over head scarves

Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing…

Hawaii man: Duct tape used in theft of 23 goats

More than 20 goats were stolen from a Hawaii farm, and the owner says the thieves used duct tape to keep the animals from making noise….

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Antioch

A group of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus in Antioch, according to the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District.

UC Berkeley graduate injured in Kenya mall attack

A 26-year-old woman from San Diego was among those wounded when armed gunmen attacked a shopping mall…

Chinese court convicts politician Bo Xilai of corruption, sentences him to life in prison

A Chinese court on Sunday convicted fallen politician Bo Xilai of corruption and sentenced him to life in prison, capping one of the country’s most lurid political scandals in decades…

Hotel sued for death of Chinese-Canadian girl

Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles was sued on Thursday for the accidental death of 21-year-old Chinese Canadian girl Elisa Lam…

US college student helps pay tuition by eating

A U.S. university student is eating his way through school ?competitively….

Priest stops wedding over videographers

Talk about awkward. Cameras captured the moment when a priest stopped a wedding to tell the photographer to back off…

Chicago violence leaves 13 wounded including toddler

Chicago’s top police official said Friday an assault-style weapon with a high-capacity magazine was used in a late-night attack that wounded 13 people…

Worker speaks about life-saving CHP officer

A California man credits a quick-thinking highway patrol officer for saving his life….