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US Soccer players hope to set positive example after riot

A day after last week's deadly riot in the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, players from the U.S. soccer team gathered in Bradenton, Florida, and considered what they could do to set a positive example for...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2021. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9...

Taiwanese-American mayor promotes Taiwan’s pandemic approach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy in the United States, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), was able to share the East Asian country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with 20 Californian ma...

Calmer California winds help firefighters beat back 2 blazes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Calmer weather on Wednesday allowed firefighters to beat back twin blazes that drove nearly 100,000 Southern California residents from their homes amid fierce winds and extremely dr...

AP PHOTOS: Wind-whipped wildfires clobber California again

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires roared through hills in Southern California, pushed by the region's whipping Santa Ana winds that often fuel flames in October. The fires, driven by l...

Wind a risk as California fires keep tens of thousands away

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California on Tuesday that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes even as another round of danger...

EPA chief pledges more cleanups, less focus on climate

Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Thursday defended the Trump administration's record on protecting the nation's air and water and said a second term would bring a greater focus ...

Sieren's China: Tension rises between Washington and Beijing

The tension between the US and China continues to rise. Last week, US authorities ordered the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, Texas. Then, the US Consulate in Chengdu in western China was...

John Force parks NHRA team for remainder of 2020 season

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Drag racing great John Force and his four-car NHRA team are remaining parked for the rest of the 2020 season. John Force Racing announced Friday that it wo...

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Today in History Today is Monday, April 27, the 118th day of 2020. There are 248 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 27,...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2020. There are 357 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 1...

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Today in History Today is Friday, July 19, the 200th day of 2019. There are 165 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 19, 1...

Memorial at Nixon Library for Ed Nixon, president's brother

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — About 200 people gathered at a Southern California memorial service for Ed Nixon, the younger brother of President Richard Nixon. He died in February at age 88. ...

Magnitude 3.6 quake shakes part of Southern California

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake gave some Southern California residents a predawn wakeup call. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.6 temblor occurred just a...

Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weather

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather. ...