Largest California wildfire threatens marijuana-growing area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s largest wildfire is threatening a marijuana-growing enclave, and authorities said many of the locals have refused to evacuate and abandon their maturing crops ev...

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___ Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments WASHINGTON (AP) — Many American workers applying for unemployment benefits after being thrown out of a ...

Mexico sending 101 firefighters to help in California

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico said Wednesday it will send 101 firefighters to the United States to help battle wildfires in California. The country’s Environment Department said five te...

With 95% homes hit, feds say no need for census extension

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the number of U.S. households counted topping 95%, there is no reason for a judge to order the U.S. Census Bureau to extend by a month the head count of every U.S. resident, ...

Oregon grieves for natural places wiped out by wildfires

DETROIT LAKE, Ore. (AP) — Oregonians are grieving the loss of some of their most treasured natural places after wildfires wiped out campgrounds, hot springs and wooded retreats that have been touchsto...

Census takers head to homeless shelters, outdoor camps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Starting this week, census takers are grabbing reflective vests, face masks, bug spray and flashlights and heading out at night in groups of four to track down one of the hardest po...

Huge California wildfire threatening more than 1,000 homes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West ...

Gonzales shuts down Astros, Mariners roll to 6-1 victory

SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Gonzales threw eight shutout innings, Evan White broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in the seventh and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 6-1 on Monday night...

Desert homes threatened by enormous California wildfire

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday, but officials said calmer wi...

2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg's death ignites fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death drew mourners to the steps of the Supreme Court, where they sang “Amazing Grace” in the dark. Fresh off a rally stage in Minnesota, President Dona...

Padres win, back in playoffs for 1st time in 14 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are returning to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years after beating the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included...

Rally puts Padres back in playoffs for 1st time in 14 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are returning to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years after beating the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included...

The Thorns open the fall series with a 3-0 win over Utah

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sophia Smith, the No. 1 overall pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft this year, scored in her Portland debut and the Thorns beat the Utah Royals 3-0 in a fall series ...

Ex-Padres France, Torrens keep San Diego from clinching

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres will have to wait at least one more day to clinch their first playoff berth in 14 seasons after former teammates Ty France and Luis Torrens led the Seattle Marine...

Mel Reid takes 2-shot lead in Cambria Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mel Reid shot a 7-under 65 on her 33rd birthday Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over defending champion Hannah Green into the final round of the Cambria Portland Classic. ...