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Nurses staging 1-day strike at 12 hospitals in 3 states

Sep. 20, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding higher wages and better working conditions. About 6,500 National Nurses United members walked out at 12 Tenet facilities after working without a contract for...

No. 23 California seeks to continue fast start at Ole Miss

Sep. 20, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — No. 23 California wants to remain unbeaten, while Mississippi is seeking to make a statement with a win against a ranked team. Cal can start the season 4-0 for the first time since 2015 if the Golden Bears are able to walk away with a road victory Saturday at Ole Miss (2-1). Although...

Graham Rahal turns to body contouring in battle of the bulge

Sep. 20, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Graham Rahal is grateful for most of the genes he inherited from his father, champion race car driver Bobby Rahal. The one gene he could have gone without? His large frame. Rahal is the largest driver in IndyCar and revealed this week he's undergoing body contouring treatments in...

Indians move into a tie for wild-card spot, beat Tigers 7-0

Sep. 20, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have work to do on their postseason push, and no games left against their favorite pushovers. Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Tigers...

Judge set to rule on trial for suspect in synagogue shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge was expected to rule Friday whether a 20-year-old former college student should stand trial on charges of firing an assault rifle inside a synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three, including a rabbi and an 8-year-old girl. Prosecutors on Thursday played a 12-minute recording...

California's dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons

Sep. 20, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One was a ship in name only, an artist commune set up in an Oakland warehouse. The other was a bona fide boat afloat on the ocean off Santa Barbara. Both became fiery death traps for a combined 70 souls, two of the worst disasters in modern California history. Each has brought a search...

Yankees beat Angels 9-1, claim 1st AL East title since 2012

Sep. 19, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to clinch first place, the...

Officials detail drug overdose case against political donor

Sep. 19, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gemmel Moore had moved back home with his mother in Texas two years ago and was missing Los Angeles when he texted a photo of syringe in an arm to a wealthy gay man he knew in California. Ed Buck, an influential political activist more than twice Moore's age, later replied: "Be here...

Injured crewman sues boat owner for fiery disaster at sea

Sep. 19, 2019 10:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A crewman injured while escaping the fire that killed 34 people aboard a dive boat off Southern California sued the vessel's owner and the company that chartered it. Ryan Sims filed the lawsuit last week in Ventura County Superior Court saying the boat was unseaworthy and operated in an...

Major injuries already testing Chargers' secondary depth

Sep. 19, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A promising regular season is immediately threatened by injuries. Roster depth gradually erodes while far too many key players end up watching from the sidelines. Give this description to Chargers fans, and they would have to ask you to specify the year. The Bolts have lived this...