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Sacramento police officer shot during domestic call has died

Jun. 20, 2019 5:32 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento police officer who was shot and seriously wounded Wednesday evening by a rifleman who blasted away at officers trying to rescue her has died, police said. Tara O'Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, Deputy Chief Dave...

Georgia woman fatally bit by rattlesnake while gardening

Jun. 20, 2019 5:02 AM EDT

WAVERLY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman who was bitten by a rattlesnake while gardening has died. News outlets report 62-yaer-old Priscilla Meridith was bitten last month and suffered an allergic reaction and heart attack that left her in a medically induced coma she never woke up from. Meridith's family says...

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post-crash drought

Jun. 20, 2019 4:49 AM EDT

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing says it's discussing possible sales of the 737 Max with several customers as it tries to rebuild trust after two deadly crashes. The plane remains grounded pending regulatory approval of a software fix. But Boeing Senior Vice President Ihssane Mounir told reporters Thursday...

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

Jun. 20, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — School's out for summer and Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand, her husband and their two sons are shouldering backpacks, ready to board the first of many trains on a whistle-stop vacation around northern Europe. The family is part of a small but growing movement in Europe and North...

Xi's NKorea visit a chance to strengthen ties, influence US

Jun. 20, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — In the highly formalized world of China-North Korea relations, Xi Jinping's trip to Pyongyang carries enormous symbolic significance. Although less certain, it may also yield outcomes that could influence both countries' relations with the U.S. With tensions over trade, Taiwan and Hong Kong...

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill

Jun. 20, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. The Assembly...

Baby California condor spotted near Arizona-Utah line

Jun. 20, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

VERMILION CLIFFS, Ariz. (AP) — A baby California condor has been spotted in far northern Arizona. The Peregrine Fund says one of its biologists confirmed the nestling last week at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. It's the first hatching of a bird in the wild during the current breeding season. The...

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London

Jun. 19, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it's a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion. The designer was presented with the insignia, bestowed by Queen Elizabeth II, in a private ceremony Wednesday at...

10-year-old Colorado girl 'overwhelmed' after Yosemite climb

Jun. 19, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 10-year-old Colorado girl scaled Yosemite National Park's El Capitan and may have become the youngest person to climb one of the most celebrated and challenging peaks in the world. Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, completed the 3,000-foot (910 meters) climb of the...

The Latest: Girl emotional, overwhelmed after Yosemite climb

Jun. 19, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a 10-year-old girl who climbed Yosemite's El Capitan (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A 10-year-old girl who climbed Yosemite National Park's famed El Capitan says she was overwhelmed and emotional when she reached the summit. Selah Schneiter said Wednesday she trained...