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First graders in Kathleen Thames' class rush to get under their tables on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, as St. James Elementary School students and staff join millions in the world's largest earthquake drill called The Great Shakeout. (AP Photo/The Sun News, Janet Blackmon Morgan)

Californians ‘drop, cover, hold’ in quake drill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many Californians dove under desks and tables at midmorning Thursday in a major drill of the “drop, cover and hold on” earthquake survival skill. Organizers said 9.5 million Californians signed up […]

10/17/2013

A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, Fla, shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Alma Rodriquez)

10 Things to Know for Today

(AP) – Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MOVE TO DISPERSE MORSI CAMPS POSTPONED Egyptian authorities have postponed an advance against two sit-ins […]

08/12/2013

A cat (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Cat survives trip from Philippines without food or water

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – County officials are looking for a home today for a 4-year-old domestic short-haired cat that survived about three weeks without food or water inside a shipping container on a voyage from […]

07/30/2013

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FBI: Tip led to arrest of ex-professor in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former University of Southern California professor who’s accused of sex crimes involving two children has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in the […]

06/19/2013

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Town honors dog that saved 2 girls in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home. Kabang, who lost half her face jumping in front of a motorcycle to save two girls, […]

06/10/2013

Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Steven Tyler at a 2004 performance in Japan. (AP Photo)

Aerosmith drops Indonesia show over security fears

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Aerosmith canceled a show in Indonesia after authorities there said they had foiled a bomb plot targeting the Myanmar Embassy. Concert promoter Ismaya Live cited safety concerns as the reason for […]

05/05/2013

Breastmilk pendant on sale at Etsy.com (Photo: Etsy)

Lock of baby’s hair, first tooth … breast milk?

(AP) – Few issues polarize mothers more than breast-feeding, and all things related to breast-feeding, so wearing processed breast milk around the neck or in a bracelet has ignited some passions.

04/11/2013

Cardinal Roger Mahony in a 2006 photograph.

Files show how LA church leaders controlled damage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top officials maneuvered to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.

01/21/2013

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The happiest and saddest countries in the world

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide.

12/19/2012

Bigeye tuna

Pacific nations alarmed by tuna overfishing

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Pacific island nations and environmentalists raised an alarm Sunday over destructive fishing methods and overfishing that they say are threatening bigeye tuna — the fish popular among sushi lovers worldwide.

12/02/2012

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