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Senate passes bill letting states tax online sales

The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday…

Cause of California wildfire appears accidental

Investigators say the cause of a huge wildfire burning through Southern California's…

Man accused of lying after bombings seeks release

Lawyers for a man charged with lying to investigators after the Boston…

Bad news: Calif. snowpack 17 percent of normal

The man in charge of surveying California's snowpack to measure the amount of…

California to say how it will cut prison crowding

California is housing thousands of inmates out of state and sentencing thousands…

Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker's next CEO

<span style="color: red;">Intel, one of the pillars of Silicon Valley, is following…

New three-strikes law varies by county

Majorities in every California county voted last fall to scale back the…

RI legislature OKs gay marriage bill; gov to sign

Rhode Island is joining nine other states and the District of Columbia in allowing…

FBI: 3 removed backpack from Boston suspect's room

Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested…

Gitmo closure elusive, Obama looks at other steps

Despite President Barack Obama's new vow, closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is…

Governor signs bill to speed up gun seizures

SACRAMENTO Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he has signed legislation expanding the…

Mobile ads help grow Facebook's 1Q revenue 38 pct.

A year ago, Facebook was just testing the waters of mobile advertising,…

FDA: Morning-after pill OK for ages 15 and up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age…

Monster suing S.F. city attorney over energy drinks

Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney over demands that the…

Obama vows again to close prison at Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday renewed his pledge to…

Police check possible link to Calif. girl's death

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police were trying to determine if there's a…

Bills aim to protect privacy as drone age dawns

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers are attempting to stay ahead of science fiction-style…

Dead basking shark washes ashore in Rhode Island

WESTERLY, R.I. — A 28-foot-long dead basking shark has washed ashore on…

FBI checking training angle in Boston Marathon bombing

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday…

FBI court documents recount 'gray side' of Pilot Flying J

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of…