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Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill setting new standards for police use of force

Here’s how ‘Stephon Clark’s law’ sets California rules

Several officers shot in ongoing situation in Philadelphia

Six police officers were shot in a confrontation with possibly two gunmen…

CBS and Viacom to merge, reuniting the storied network with Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures

After years of on-again, off-again merger talks, broadcast giant CBS Corp. and…

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as protests turn violent, disrupting flights for second day in a row

HONG KONG — Chaos consumed Hong Kong’s international airport Tuesday as formerly…

Local officials condemn crackdown on legal immigrants using food stamps, other public benefits

Gov. Gavin Newsom and an array of Bay Area officials on Monday…

U.S. appeals court allows lawsuit challenging Facebook facial recognition program

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled on Thursday that Facebook…

To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, UN says

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and power plants won’t be enough…

Trump administration throws cold water on climate change threat to coral reefs

WASHINGTON — When pollsters informed President Donald Trump that he faces political…

Fear and tension mount in Kashmir’s largest city amid lockdown

SRINAGAR, India — The boulevard along Dal Lake ordinarily brims with tourists,…

Man who suffered third-degree burns in Camp Fire dies after 9 months in hospital

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A wildfire that destroyed an entire town last November…

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize-winning author, longtime Princeton professor, dead at 88

Nobel Prize-winning novelist and longtime Princeton University creative writing professor Toni Morrison…

Trump and GOP sue California over law requiring tax returns to run in state’s primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California’s first-in-the-nation law requiring presidential primary candidates to release…

Deadly cliff collapse is a warning sign for California coast

“Most unprotected coastal cliffs are actively eroding and should be considered hazardous.”

Trump: Quick death penalty for mass shooters, no guns for those who pose ‘grave risk’

Trump also proposes making gun background checks more strict.

El Paso shooting: 20 dead, at least 26 wounded, and a nation is scarred again

EL PASO, Texas - With the rattle of gunfire and the collapse…

Nine dead, 26 injured in Dayton, Ohio, after gunman in body armor opens fire

A gunman killed nine people and injured 26 others in Dayton, Ohio,…

Trump imposes new 10 percent tariff on Chinese goods

Nearly 70 percent of footwear that Americans buy is imported from China.

California honey bees are still declining, but Trump does not care

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in July that it would no longer be funding a nationwide annual survey of the honeybee population.

Police search home of suspect in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

Law enforcement on Monday served search warrants at a home and a…