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  • Huge waves wow throngs in Southern California

    3 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to ...

  • A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day. There, in its power base, the ...

  • University bets $10 million on poor city's kids

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) READING, Pa. (AP) — Public schools in the small Pennsylvania city of Reading (REH'-ding) are plagued by low test scores in reading, math and science, and fewer than 70 percent of its students graduate higher school. Yet, as another school ...

  • Q&A: Few laws govern children at shooting range

    3 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children ...

  • Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

    3 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism. With gun ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 1:19 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) 'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns Q&A: Few laws govern children at shooting range Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO Mom: ...

  • AP Top Health News At 1:19 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling UN health agency urges ...

  • AP Top Science News At 1:19 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous Last Call: Pluto-bound craft crosses Neptune orbit Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo Feds allow ...

  • Woman IDs dead, learns about Native beliefs

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — In the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate lies a dusty, barren field with a history largely unknown, even to locals. Buried in the ground are the remains of mostly Native Americans who died at a ...

  • Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The goal is to prevent falls, which are the leading cause of injury in older adults and cost $30 billion yearly to ...

  • Posey hits game-ending 2-run homer for Giants

    3 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory. Posey sent an ...

  • Giants 4, Rockies 2

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

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  • Trout hits 30th HR in Angels' 6-1 win over Marlins

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night. Hector Santiago ...

  • Angels 6, Marlins 1

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

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  • China calls on Japan to break with militarism

    4 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era ...

  • Padres 3, Brewers 2, 10 innings,

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

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  • Wawrinka gets into tiff with fan in US Open win

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka got into a bit of a tiff with a spectator, telling him to "Shut up," on the way to beating 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) in ...

  • Kershaw gets 16th win, Dodgers beat Arizona 3-1

    4 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Kershaw (16-3) allowed six hits, ...

  • Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1

    4 hours, 31 minutes ago

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  • CA Lottery

    4 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Daily 3 Evening 1-8-6 (one, eight, six) Daily 3 Midday 5-5-1 (five, five, one) Daily 4 6-5-2-2 (six, five, two, two) Daily Derby 1st:5 California Classic-2nd:4 Big Ben-3rd:2 Lucky Star, Race ...

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