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Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

Oct. 14, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has preemptively cut the power but by far the largest to date...

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

Oct. 12, 2019 1:15 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game. Until recently, the 20-year-old student in northern Hebei province had followed her idol, Kobe...

Today in History

Oct. 2, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2019. There are 90 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court opened its new term. On this date: In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson...

Dawn Staley quickly gets back to work at South Carolina

Oct. 1, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley didn't get to spend much time savoring her U.S. team's run to the FIBA AmeriCup championship. Less than two days later, the national coach was back barking orders and looking for more out of South Carolina at the Gamecocks opening practice Tuesday. Staley spent the past...

Mi Jung Hur takes 2-shot lead into weekend in Indy

Sep. 27, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mi Jung Hur shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. A day after opening with a bogey-free 63, Hur had six birdies — four on par 5s — along with two bogeys and a double bogey to get to...

Hope of coming back to shuttered GM plant fades for workers

Sep. 27, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — In the months since General Motors signaled the closing of its huge car plant in Lordstown, Ohio, Tammy Hurst put off setting a wedding date and watched her fiance, two sisters, a brother and a nephew leave their hometowns for new jobs. All five transferred to GM plants in Kentucky,...

Vape shop sues to stop Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigs

Sep. 25, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The owner of a northern Michigan vape shop sued Wednesday to stop the state's ban on flavored electronic cigarettes, contending the rules are illegal and will force him to close his store. Mark Slis, who operates 906 Vapor in Houghton, filed the lawsuit in Houghton County Circuit...

Animal rescue operators charged after 150 dead dogs found

Sep. 25, 2019 7:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A couple who operated an animal rescue face multiple charges after authorities found about 150 dead dogs on property in Missouri and Texas and rescued hundreds more animals that were packed into cages and living in "unimaginable" conditions, law enforcement said. Tiffany and Steven...

Heiress' lawyers say wrong people are on trial for murder

Sep. 23, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area heiress charged with murder in the death of her children's father is wrongly accused of a crime committed by someone who plotted to kidnap him, her attorneys said Monday. Prosecutors said in opening statements that Tiffany Li lured Keith Green to her...

The Latest: Heiress' lawyers says wrong people are on trial

Sep. 23, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chinese real estate heiress charged with killing her children's father (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Lawyers for a San Francisco Bay Area heiress charged with killing her children's father say she's been wrongly accused of a crime that was committed...