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Connecticut enacts its most sweeping gun control law since the Sandy Hook shooting

Oct. 01, 2023 09:54 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's most wide-ranging gun control measure since the 2013 law enacted after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting takes effect Sunday, with proponents vowing to pursue more gun legislation despite legal challenges happening across the country. ...

A fight over precious groundwater in a rural California town is rooted in carrots

Oct. 01, 2023 00:03 AM EDT

NEW CUYAMA, Calif. (AP) — In the hills of a dry, remote patch of California farm country, Lee Harrington carefully monitors the drips moistening his pistachio trees to ensure they’re not wasting any of the groundwater at the heart of a vicious fight. He is one of scores of...

California governor signs law to bolster eviction protections for renters

Sep. 30, 2023 23:28 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Saturday to bolster eviction protections for renters and close a loophole in an existing law that has allowed landlords to circumvent the state’s rent cap. The move updates a 2019 landmark law that...

California governor rejects bill to give unemployment checks to striking workers

Sep. 30, 2023 23:14 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California won't be giving unemployment checks to workers on strike, with Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoing a bill Saturday that had been inspired by high-profile work stoppages in Hollywood and the hotel industry. Newsom, a Democrat, says he supports...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejects bill that would have given unemployment checks to some striking workers

Sep. 30, 2023 22:28 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejects bill that would have given unemployment checks to some striking workers.

Ott and California's defense step up in 24-21 win over Arizona State

Sep. 30, 2023 21:57 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jaydn Ott rushed for 165 yards and a touchdown, California’s defense made a pivotal interception then forced a turnover on downs to stop Arizona State’s final drive, and the Golden Bears beat the Sun Devils 24-21 on Saturday. Sam Jackson V passed for 130...

Texas Southern gets first win with 52-7 romp over D-II's Lincoln (CA)

Sep. 30, 2023 18:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — LaDarius Owens and Jacorey Howard had first-quarter touchdown runs and Texas Southern never looked back, picking up its first win of the year with a 52-7 victory over Division II-member Lincoln (CA) on Saturday. Howard scored on a 36-yard run in the second quarter to...

An Ecuadorian migrant was killed in Mexico in a crash of a van operated by the immigration agency

Sep. 30, 2023 13:32 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A migrant from Ecuador died and 10 others from Colombia and Guatemala were injured in an crash that occurred while they were being taken for processing in a van operated by Mexico's immigration agency, authorities said Saturday. Mexico’s National Migration...

Apple says it will fix software problems blamed for making iPhone 15 models too hot to handle

Sep. 30, 2023 12:06 PM EDT

Apple is blaming a software bug and other issues tied to popular apps such as Instagram and Uber for causing its recently released iPhone 15 models to heat up and spark complaints about becoming too hot to handle. The Cupertino, California, company said Saturday that it is working on...

Anti-abortion groups are at odds on strategies ahead of Ohio vote. It could be a preview for 2024

Sep. 30, 2023 11:10 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abortion opponents in Ohio are at odds not only over how to frame their opposition to a reproductive rights initiative on the state's November ballot but also over their longer-term goals on how severely they would restrict the procedure. The disagreements,...