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Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization

Mon, 2017-05-22 12:14
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century....
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The Latest: Cosby arrives at courthouse for jury selection

Mon, 2017-05-22 09:14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local):...
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Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

Mon, 2017-05-22 09:14
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump got an abrupt Israeli welcome on his arrival in Tel Aviv on Monday, with ministers asking favors and snapping selfies as they sought to get a piece of the commander in chief's attention....
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3 years after coup, Thailand sees sporadic, unnerving unrest

Mon, 2017-05-22 09:14
BANGKOK (AP) -- Three years after military leaders overthrew a democratically elected government in Thailand, the country is sputtering economically, suppressing political freedom and still the site of sporadic but unnerving unrest....
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Students sexually abused by peers face struggles in court

Mon, 2017-05-22 06:14
When children sexually assault other children at school, sometimes the only measure of justice comes through the courts....
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Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

Mon, 2017-05-22 06:14
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place."...
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Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

Mon, 2017-05-22 06:14
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he already may have made history....
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Growing grassroots movements confronting school sex assault

Mon, 2017-05-22 03:13
FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) -- A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed - sexual aggression among classmates....
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Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

Mon, 2017-05-22 03:13
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumni Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury....
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Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south

Mon, 2017-05-22 03:13
REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) -- Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves are about to cross the border - bound for Texas and U.S. feed lots beyond....
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Boundary between Iraq, Kurdish territory divides communities

Mon, 2017-05-22 03:13
ABU JARBUAH, Iraq (AP) -- As Omar Rashad's combine clutters down the barley field in northern Iraq, the farmer shields his eyes from the scorching sun and points at the tall berm at the end of his land, just past a cluster of agricultural buildings....
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Drake dominates, Cher reflects at Billboard Music Awards

Mon, 2017-05-22 03:13
Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele's record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night's awards show, while a moment of silence was held for rocker Chris Cornell, who died Thursday in Detroit. Miley Cyrus delivered an emotional, but low-key performance and Vanessa Hudgens shined as co-host....
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AP Source: Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

Mon, 2017-05-22 00:13
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford is replacing its CEO amid questions about its current performance and future strategy....
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Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools

Mon, 2017-05-22 00:13
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas - though it may only apply to public schools....
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Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs 111-108

Mon, 2017-05-22 00:13
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Leprechauns are imaginary. Celtic pride is very real....
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The Latest: North Korea confirms details of missile launch

Sun, 2017-05-21 21:13
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's missile test (all times local):...
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New title for California's 2015 train hero _ graduate

Sun, 2017-05-21 21:13
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A Sacramento-area man credited with helping prevent an armed attack on a French train is celebrating his college graduation - a year late, owing to all the attention that followed the 2015 train crisis....
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Soundgarden frontman Cornell's funeral will be Friday in LA

Sun, 2017-05-21 21:13
NEW YORK (AP) -- Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be buried Friday in Los Angeles, his attorney Kirk Pasich said Sunday....
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