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California bishop acquitted in first United Methodist court trial of its kind in nearly a century

Sep. 22, 2023 10:06 AM EDT

A United Methodist Church court acquitted a California bishop Friday of all charges in the first trial of one of the church’s bishops in nearly a century. Bishop Minerva Carcaño, the first Latina bishop in the denomination and a prominent voice on behalf of immigrants, faced four...

Wildfire-prone California to consider new rules for property insurance pricing

Sep. 21, 2023 21:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will let insurance companies consider climate change when setting their prices, the state's chief regulator announced Thursday, a move aimed at preventing insurers from fleeing the state over fears of massive losses from wildfires and other natural disasters....

Teen rescued after stunt mishap leaves him dangling from California's tallest bridge

Sep. 21, 2023 19:59 PM EDT

FORESTHILL, Calif. (AP) — A 19-year-old was rescued after a stunt went wrong and left him dangling by a rope from California's tallest bridge, authorities said. Deputies responding Monday evening to the Foresthill Bridge northeast of Sacramento determined the teen and his...

California sues anti-abortion organizations for unproven treatment to reverse medication abortions

Sep. 21, 2023 19:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday sued an anti-abortion group and a chain of anti-abortion counseling centers, saying the organizations misled women when they offered them unproven treatments to reverse medication abortions. Heartbeat...

California wants to let insurers consider climate risk in pricing in exchange for insuring homes in wildfire-prone areas

Sep. 21, 2023 18:34 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California wants to let insurers consider climate risk in pricing in exchange for insuring homes in wildfire-prone areas.

Natural Alternatives: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Sep. 21, 2023 16:32 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Natural Alternatives International Inc. (NAII) on Thursday reported profit of $2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Carlsbad, California-based company said it had net income of 35 cents. ...

Governments and individuals debate: Are mandates needed to reach climate change targets?

Sep. 21, 2023 15:48 PM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Governments, organizations and businesses have set ambitious goals to combat climate change. But it is far from clear that those goals can be met without forcing people to do -- or not do -- certain things. And that is causing some consternation, even among...

A list of mass killings in the United States since January

Sep. 21, 2023 15:03 PM EDT

The latest mass killing in the U.S. happened at a suburban Chicago home, where a couple, their two children and three dogs were found fatally shot on Sunday evening. Officers were asked to check on the family at their home in Romeoville, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Chicago after one...

After more than 100 years together, No. 8 Washington and California meet for final time before split

Sep. 21, 2023 14:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Go back more than 100 years and two names have always been associated with football on the West Coast as members of the same conference. Washington and California. The schools were among the original members of the Pacific Coast Conference that started...

Census shows 3.5 million Middle Eastern residents in US, Venezuelans fastest growing Hispanic group

Sep. 21, 2023 13:53 PM EDT

The United States had 3.5 million residents who identify as Middle Eastern or North African, Venezuelans were the fastest-growing Hispanic group last decade and Chinese and Asian Indians were the two largest Asian groups, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The most detailed race...