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AP Exclusive: New taste for Thai elephant meat

A new taste for eating elephant meat — everything from trunks to…

Attacks by suspected insurgents kill 17 in Iraq

Insurgents stepped up attacks around Iraq on Thursday, killing 17 people around…

Authorities: Suspect arrested after illegal smoke

Authorities say a man suspected of a slaying in Oakland was arrested…

Auto thief who boasts 1,000 heists gets probation

A California auto thief who boasts 1,000 heists in less than a…

Barefoot Bandit's lawyers say he's truly sorry

Lawyers for "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore are fighting back against the notion…

BC-CA–California Coverage Preview, CA

Here are the stories and photos planned by AP's bureaus in California…

Brother of homeless man killed by BART police sues

The brother of a knife-wielding homeless man who was shot and killed…

Bugging equipment found in Mexico lawmaker offices

A search of several Mexican lawmakers' offices turned up recording equipment, leading…

Calif AG says DNA database backlog eliminated

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says a backlog for a DNA database…

Candidate removed from ballot over English rule

A judge ruled that a city council candidate in Arizona must be…

Car bomb targeting NATO aid team kills 4 Afghans

A suicide attacker detonated a car laden with powerful explosives Thursday in…

Concord woman charged in boyfriend's death

A Concord woman is facing a murder charge in the death of…

Court rejects suit over SF Bay area man's stabbing

A state appeals court has ruled that the mother of a slain…

Courtroom battle splits star's Oklahoma hometown

A water tower proudly proclaims that this is the hometown of country…

Defamation suit filed against pen-named Utah mayor

A Utah mayor who wrote news stories under a false identify was…

Deputy shoots at man with assault weapon

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy opened fire when a man pointed…

Egypt lawyer: Israel, US plotted protest shooting

The United States and Israel plotted the killing of Egyptian protesters during…

Egyptians mark anniversary of 'Friday of Anger'

Thousands of Egyptian protesters have converged on Cairo's downtown Tahrir Square to…

Ethiopia: Journalists, politicians get jail time

An Ethiopian judge on Thursday handed down prison sentences ranging from 14…

Ex-Florida DB trying to impress at Senior Bowl

Janoris Jenkins missed the steady supply of athletic shoes and the big…