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Pelosi pushes back on archbishop who denies her Communion

May. 24, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back Tuesday on the decision by San Francisco's conservative Catholic archbishop to deny her Communion over her support of abortion rights, saying she respects that people have opposing views but not when they impose them on others. ...

Northern California interior to see high fire danger, heat

May. 24, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A large swath of the interior of California was warned of wildfire danger and high heat on Tuesday. Red flag warnings of critical fire weather conditions were in effect in the Sacramento Valley and foothills of the coastal range and the Sierra Nevada due...

Alonso hits 3-run homer, Mets rack up 18 hits to rout Giants

May. 24, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buck Showalter believes in this New York Mets offense, especially if his players keep taking tough at-bats the way they did in the series opener against San Francisco. Pete Alonso hit an early three-run homer moments after Francisco Lindor's tying, two-run...

Californians could see mandatory water cuts amid drought

May. 23, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened Monday to impose mandatory water restrictions if residents don't use less on their own as a drought drags on and the hotter summer months approach. Newsom raised that possibility in a meeting with representatives...

Taxi strikes pedestrians in San Francisco, two women killed

May. 23, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two women died after a taxi cab jumped the curb following a collision with another vehicle then struck pedestrians on a sidewalk at a busy San Francisco street corner, police said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the South of Market neighborhood....

Machado has 3 doubles, triple; Padres complete Giants sweep

May. 22, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manny Machado set a career high and matched a franchise record with four extra-base hits, and the surging San Diego Padres completed a three-game sweep of the Giants, beating San Francisco 10-1 on Sunday. On a day when every San Diego starter had at least one...

Creator of 'Star Wars' X-wing and Death Star dies at 90

May. 22, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

Colin Cantwell, the man who designed the spacecraft in the “Star Wars” films, has died. He was 90. The Hollywood Reporter reported Sunday that Sierra Dall, Cantwell's partner, confirmed that he died at his home in Colorado on Saturday. Cantwell designed the...

Average US gasoline price jumps 33 cents to $4.71 per gallon

May. 22, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 33 cents over the past two weeks to $4.71 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price jump comes amid higher crude oil costs and tight gasoline...

LEADING OFF: MLB investigates Anderson-Donaldson incident

May. 22, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MLB INVESTIGATES Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson has accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark during Saturday's game and Major League Baseball is looking into the...

Musgrove sharp, Machado homers as Padres top Giants 2-1

May. 21, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Musgrove pitched seven scoreless innings of four-hit ball to remain unbeaten, Manny Machado homered and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Saturday. Jurickson Profar had two hits as the Padres extended their winning streak to three...