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Things to know about California's new proposed rules for insurance companies

Sep. 22, 2023 16:27 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Months after California's home insurance market was rattled by major companies pausing or restricting their coverage, the state's top regulator said Thursday that he would write new rules aimed at persuading insurers to continue doing business in the nation's most...

New York Giants are 1-2 after another lop-sided loss, facing a long season with early injuries

Sep. 22, 2023 14:28 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Three games into the season and less than a year after making the playoffs for the first time since 2016, it's time for the New York Giants to hit the panic button. Coach Brian Daboll's team is playing poorly. New York is now 1-2 after...

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

Sep. 22, 2023 13:15 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....

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

Sep. 22, 2023 12:46 PM 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...

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...