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Former Santa Monica mayor dies in small plane crash on beach

Dec. 23, 2022 07:14 AM EST

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A former mayor of Santa Monica, California, died after a small plane crash-landed and flipped upside down on a beach in the coastal California community, authorities said. Rex Minter was a passenger in the single-engine Cessna that took off from Santa...

Chaka Khan tells stories through Apple's Time to Walk series

Nov. 21, 2022 12:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chaka Khan wants people to walk with her while she tells inspirational stories. Apple announced Monday that the 10-time Grammy winner will take part in an audio experience called Time to Walk, a series designed to help people walk more often. In...

Rent stabilization measures win in US midterm election

Nov. 16, 2022 00:26 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ballot measures in the U.S. to build more affordable housing and protect tenants from soaring rent increases were plentiful and fared well in last week's midterm elections, a sign of growing angst over record high rents exacerbated by inflation and a dearth of homes. ...