NEW YORK (AP) — Major phone companies are telling the country's state attorneys general that they will do more against robocalls. It's the latest step from government and industry to combat the growing
After years of vacationing in Martha's Vineyard, Barack and Michelle Obama are reportedly in escrow on an estate on the southeastern coast of the island. After years of vacationing on Martha's Vineyard,
WASHINGTON - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that he is running for a third term after dropping his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Inslee made the announcement in an email
In advice columnist Judith Martin's book, "Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior," a reader asks: "What is the proper way to eat potato chips?" Miss Manners replied: "Gentle Reader: With
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money
Robin Kwok and Robin Williams pose with a custom model from "The Man Who Laughs." Robin Kwok may look like an unassuming shop owner, but he's actually humanity's best hope for destroying Godzilla. Safely
Stanley Roberts, the former host of KRON4's "People Behaving Badly," said that if Los Angeles and Las Vegas had a baby, it would be Phoenix. "The roads are really wide and there's lots of palm trees,"
Authorities say Ching "Ping" Chen, 53, of Discovery Bay was found dead on Aug. 21, 2019. A Discovery Bay woman who was reported missing after stepping outside her home to water plants has been found dead,
Popeyes recently released a chicken sandwich to its menu initiating a Twitter uproar from Chick-fil-A fans refusing to see their beloved sandwich dethroned. So how does the Popeyes fried chicken sandwich
A sign is posted at a voter registration booth outside a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 23. Upcoming political events in the Bay Area: THURSDAY D.A. candidates debate:
A federal agency seized raccoons caged during 100-degree heat. Then senior Trump officials stepped in.
WASHINGTON - For two days running in the summer of 2017, the temperature inside a metal barn in Iowa hovered above 96 degrees. Nearly 300 raccoons, bred and sold as pets and for research, simmered in cages.
Should people have a legal right to sleep on city streets? The nation's homeless crisis sparks a partisan batt
AUSTIN, Texas - Christopher Paul hasn't felt a police officer tapping at his foot in more than a month - the tap, tap, tap that usually meant he was about to get another citation that he was never going
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for
The pilot of a small plane that went down in the waters off Northern California is a self-professed thrill-seeker whose stunts have sometimes gotten him in trouble with authorities. David Lesh and a woman
McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass 'socialist policies' if they t
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., offered a fresh defense of the filibuster on Thursday, writing in an op-ed that Democrats could pass a "laundry list of socialist policies" if they took of
Rodolfo Montoya was furious, police said, and he shared his feelings with a co-worker in a palm-tree lined Marriott hotel near Long Beach Airport in Southern California. In fact, the 37-year-old cook exactly
President Donald Trump, who recently embraced the title of "King of Israel," has been repeatedly accused of promoting anti-Semitic tropes this week for his assertions that Jewish Americans who vote for
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump decided long ago that it would be smart politics for him to yoke his administration to Israel and to try to brand the Democratic Party as anti-Semitic. He set about
When it comes to credit card rewards, it's not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving beyond suburban staples to include millennial-friendly categories such as transit and