San Francisco commission OKs shelter near tourist…

San Francisco port commissioners have approved a proposal to put a temporary homeless shelter along the Embarcadero

Housing-strapped California debates density near…

A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis

Woman, 70, Falls to Her Death in Grand Canyon

A third visitor in four weeks has fallen to their death in the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park authorities say the 70-year-old woman died after falling around 200 feet at the canyon's South Rim, NBC reports. The park said in a statement that rangers received a report around 1pm...

Prosecutors target officer's report of noise…

Prosecutors in the case of a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman have been hammering away at what could be a key element of the defense

Manson follower Van Houten gets another shot at…

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at being released

Woman charged in Maryland wreck that killed 5 kids, 1 man

A Maryland woman has been indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a February wreck that killed a man and five children

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Planned Parenthood: States should oppose Trump…

The president of Planned Parenthood says it's time for states with leaders who support abortion rights to go on the offensive against Trump administration attempts to restrict abortion that she says would reduce access to health care

Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to…

A man who orchestrated the June 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. faces execution in Texas

Looming wave of sex abuse cases poses threat to…

Lawyers across the U.S. are recruiting clients for a potentially crippling new wave of sex abuse lawsuits against the Boy Scouts

US judge in Oregon to block new Trump abortion…

A federal judge in Oregon says he intends to block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion

Florida House closer to passing felon voting…

Legislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons except murderers and felony sex offenders is another step closer to passage in the Florida House

Shadow of 2 deadly crashes hangs over Boeing's 1Q…

When Boeing reports financial results, the first quarter numbers will take a back seat to any updates on the 737 Max

Armed border group shuts down camp at border in…

An armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has left their campsite in southern New Mexico after authorities said they were on private property

California pushes talks on 1st-in-US police…

California lawmakers are trying to force law enforcement and reformers into talks on competing legislation to limit fatal shootings by police

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in California

Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist deliberately drove into them in Sunnyvale

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Georgia mother pleads guilty to killing husband…

A suburban Atlanta woman has pleaded guilty to killing her husband and four children and seriously injuring another daughter in 2017

Houston high school's new dress code takes aim at…

A Houston high school had adopted a new dress code barring parents from showing up to school in leggings, hair rollers, pajamas or certain other items of clothing, despite criticism that the policy could be discriminatory

The Latest: San Francisco commission Oks homeless shelter

San Francisco port commissioners have approved a proposal to put a temporary homeless shelter along the Embarcadero

Future of Northwest e-recycler unclear after…

The future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its two founders to more than two years in prison each for fraud

Judge OKs bankrupt PG&E's plan for $235 million…

A federal judge approves plan by bankrupt California utility to pay $235 million in employee bonuses this year

The Latest: Type of shark that bit tourist not confirmed

Hawaii firefighters say a shark bit a tourist in her right thigh and she is in stable condition

Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen…

Police say an on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother

Police release father's 911 call reporting son…

Police have released a recording of the 911 call a suburban Chicago man made when he discovered his 5-year-old son was missing

Garrett Popcorn sues ex-employee it says stole its recipes

The owner of a famed Chicago popcorn business has sued a former employee, accusing her of stealing thousands of files including information about its secret recipes

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Florida House debates bill banning 'sanctuary…

Florida House debates GOP bill to require local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and banning so-called "sanctuary city" policies

Amal Clooney seeking Islamic State woman for…

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she is requesting the transfer of a female member of the Islamic State extremist group to face justice for crimes against women from Iraq's Yazidi minority and American hostage Kayla Mueller, who was killed in 2015

A Big First in the Opioid Crisis

Rochester Drug Cooperative was charged on Tuesday in federal court—marking the first time a pharmaceutical distributor has been charged for its alleged role in worsening the nation's opioid crisis, the New York Times reports. RDC and two of its former executives are accused of supplying pharmacies with "dubious" practices,...