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Gunman kills 2 at California car dealer, kills himself

Jun. 26, 2019 11:15 AM EDT

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself, police and witnesses said. Police called to the Ford Store Morgan Hill Tuesday evening found a man dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot on the...

California stem cell scientists get $30 million gift

Jun. 26, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California stem cell researchers will get $30 million to advance disease therapies under three grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad ("brode") Foundation. The Union-Tribune reports the gifts will be announced Wednesday at the International Society for Stem Cell Research annual meeting in...

Bumgarner strikes out 11 in Giants' 4-2 win over Rockies

Jun. 26, 2019 1:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner followed up his worst start of the season with one of his best. Bumgarner struck out 11 batters in six innings and also drove in a run with an RBI single that helped lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Bumgarner...

The Latest: Police say 3 dead in California Ford shooting

Jun. 26, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Northern California Ford dealership (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Police say a gunman and two others are dead in a shooting at a Northern California Ford dealership. The gunman opened fire Tuesday evening at the Ford Store in Morgan Hill,...

Rockies place INF Brendan Rodgers on injured list

Jun. 25, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have placed infielder Brendan Rodgers on the 10-day injured list with an injured right shoulder. The team made the move before Tuesday night's game against the San Francisco Giants. Colorado needed a spot on the 25-man roster for starter Chi Chi Gonzalez, who was...

State asks court to halt new Trump abortion rules

Jun. 25, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's attorney general is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a ruling that allows new Trump administration hurdles for women seeking abortions to take effect. Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a motion Tuesday asking for the full appeals court in San...

San Francisco is 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes

Jun. 25, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday. Backers say they hope the legislation will curb underage use of e-cigarettes, but critics say the ban will make it harder for...

Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions

Jun. 25, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. That emerging reality is prompting people in cities...

Harris pressed to get more personal about why she's running

Jun. 25, 2019 6:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris nodded knowingly when a black woman at a weekend candidate forum recounted watching her mother face racial discrimination during her childhood. "You and I have a similar experience growing up," said Harris, the California senator and former prosecutor who would be the first...

David Dahl's two-run homer carries Rockies past Giants 2-0

Jun. 25, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies put a forgettable weekend at Dodger Stadium behind them and started fresh. David Dahl hit a two-run homer in the third that held up for Jon Gray, and the Rockies snapped a three-game skid by beating the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Monday night. Gray (8-5) struck...