The U.S. government on Wednesday removed nine of the world's 14 humpback whale populations from federal endangered pecies lists, but the whales that migrate through Central California are not among them.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) -- Hurricane Newton slammed into the twin resorts of Los Cabos on the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula Tuesday morning, knocking out power in some places as stranded tourists huddled in their hotels.
Cellphone video captured a group of people knocking over a popular sandstone rock formation known as the "Duckbill" on an Oregon beach.
Noting that Colin Kaepernick's protest is protected by the same Constitution police officers have sworn to uphold, Santa Clara's police chief said he will urge them to put aside quarterback's 'distasteful' actions and put public safety first.
A hurricane watch was canceled as Hurricane Lester tracked north of the Hawaiian islands and residents flocked to beaches Saturday morning to marvel at the big waves the storm created.
HANGZHOU, China (AP) -- Setting aside their cyber and maritime disputes, President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday sealed their nations' participation in last year's Paris climate change agreement.
Pleasant Hill police officers and dispatchers will receive annual raises under a new three-year contract.
For several months, Marco Gutierrez of Discovery Bay has taken it upon himself to be one of Donald Trump's most passionate Latino defenders, but the co-founder of Latinos for Trump became the butt of jokes across the Inernet Friday after warning about taco trucks on every corner in defending Trump's deportation policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago will leave a Washington psychiatric hospital to live full-time in Virginia on Sept.
After returning from a visit to meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, Donald Trump once again pledged to make Mexico pay for a border wall and reiterated his stance against offering illegal immigrants a path to citizenship without first returning to their birth countries during a speech to supporters in Phoenix.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota man confessed Tuesday to abducting and killing 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling nearly 27 years ago, putting to rest a mystery that had haunted the state and led to changes in national sex offender laws.
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Prince Hisahito turned 10 on Tuesday amid national attention over the future of the Japanese monarchy after Emperor Akihito, his grandfather, indicated a wish to abdicate.
Elevating the 'saint of the gutters' to one of the Catholic Church's highest honors, Pope Francis on Sunday praised Mother Teresa for her radical dedication to society's outcasts and her courage in shaming world leaders for the 'crimes of poverty they themselves created.'
Pope Francis on Saturday denounced what he called the modern-day sin of indifference to hunger, exploitation and other suffering, while commending the example of Mother Teresa on the eve of a sainthood ceremony for the nun who cared for India's destitute.
One of the largest earthquakes on record in Oklahoma rattled the Midwest from Nebraska to North Texas
The Santa Clara police union says its officers may stop working San Francisco 49ers home games amid Colin Kaepernick's decision to protest police brutality and racial injustice by refusing to stand during the national anthem, according to media reports.
An explosion killed at least 12 people and wounded at least 24 at a night market in President Rodrigo Duterte's hometown in the southern Philippines, a region under a heightened security alert because of a military offensive against Abu Sayyaf militants, officials said.
DEKLE BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Hurricane Hermine barreled ashore in Florida's Big Bend early Friday as the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade, killing one person and raising a storm surge that destroyed beach-side buildings and bringing soaking rain and tens of thousands of power
Donald Trump's attempt to clarify his immigration policy instead muddied some of the actual circumstances for people in the country illegally and their impact on the U.S. economy. A look at some of his statements after a meeting with Mexico's president Wednesday and his immigration-focused night rally.
With the two-year legislative session deadline looming at midnight and hundreds of bills left to vote on, lawmakers took time Wednesday afternoon to debate whether jeans are the right fit for California.
Hillary Clinton will return to the Bay Area Monday for a concert fundraiser headlined by k.d. lang and Lizz Wright in San Francisco. Ticket prices range from $250 to $50,000.
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed regret Tuesday over his "son of a bitch" remark while referring to President Barack Obama, in a rare display of contrition by a politician whose wide arc of profanities has unabashedly targeted world figures including the pope
BERLIN (AP) -- Europe's Rosetta space probe has located its lost Philae lander, wedged in a "dark crack" on a comet, the European Space Agency said Monday.
Hurricane Hermine regained strength Saturday as it moved slowly up the Eastern Seaboard and made a mess of the holiday weekend. Hermine has caused two deaths, damaged properties and left hundreds of thousands without electricity from Florida to Virginia.
With the election season now in full swing, Trump's California campaign is training volunteers, but supporters of the candidate say many of their compatriots are afraid to go public, while political analysts question why the campaign is not focusing its California volunteers on swing states like Nevada.
The federal government Friday banned more than a dozen chemicals long-used in antibacterial soaps, saying manufacturers failed to show they are safe and kill germs.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI on Friday took the unusual step of releasing to the public documents related to its yearlong investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Facebook's first satellite was destroyed when a massive explosion rocked a SpaceX launch pad Thursday during a test for the weekend's launch.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- An explosion has rocked the SpaceX launch site in Florida. NASA says SpaceX was conducting a test firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred Thursday morning.
Researchers at the Family Dog Project in Hungary concluded that pooches can understand the meaning and tone of human speech and that they process language in the same way we do.