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Gov. Brown to sign bill giving immigrants licenses

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill adding California to a growing list of states that grant driver licenses to immigrants in the country illegally. Brown is scheduled […]

10/02/2013

Writer George Saunders at the TIME 100 Gala celebrating the "100 Most Influential People in the World" in New York, April 23, 2013. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Pynchon, Lahiri among book award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Publishers hope that the new rules in place for the National Book Awards, for which the first-ever long-lists were announced this week, will lead to the kind of sales enjoyed by […]

09/19/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter tweets it’ll go public

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is going public. The short messaging service aptly tweeted on Thursday it has filed confidential documents for an initial public offering of stock. But the documents are sealed, as Twitter […]

09/12/2013

In this Aug. 29, 2013 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, two kittens stand between the rails on subway tracks in the Brooklyn borough of New York.  (AP Photo/Metropolitan Transit Authority)

2 kittens that stopped NYC subway service found

NEW YORK (AP) — It only took two kittens to stop the city’s subway in its tracks. Power was cut to the B and Q lines in Brooklyn for more than an hour after a […]

08/29/2013

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

Manning’s gender transition sets up legal showdown

Bradley Manning is the first transgender military inmate to ask for hormone treatments, officials say, a request that could lead to a legal showdown over how — and if — the soldier convicted in the […]

08/23/2013

Hedgehogs named for infant prince move to castle

MOSCOW (AP) — Three rare albino hedgehog babies, born on the same day as Britain’s new prince, have moved into a miniature castle at a Moscow petting zoo. George, Alexander and Louis are named after […]

08/22/2013

Offshore oil drilling platform 'Gail' operated by Venoco, Inc., is shown off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Calif. panel launches probe into offshore fracking

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators have launched an investigation into offshore hydraulic fracturing after revelations that the practice had quietly occurred off the coast for the past two decades. The California Coastal Commission promised […]

08/15/2013

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NYC library selling 22,000 vinyl LPs for $1 each

NEW YORK (AP) — Vinyl record collectors are flocking to New York City’s Lincoln Center for a sale of albums that were donated to the New York Public Library. The library is selling 22,000 records […]

08/09/2013

This image taken from the Facebook page identified as Derek Medina's shows a post that appeared on the page preceding a separate post that included a photo of his dead wife, Jennifer Alfonso. (AP Photo)

Fla. murder suspect posted photo of wife’s body on Facebook

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — The South Florida man who authorities say killed his wife then apparently posted a photo of his 26-year-old wife’s dead body on Facebook possessed a concealed weapon permit and portrayed […]

08/09/2013

This image provided by the Oakland Police Department shows an undated booking photo of Randy Alana. (AP Photo/Oakland Police Department)

Authorities look for missing federal investigator

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California searched for a missing federal investigator Friday after a parolee was identified as a person of interest in her disappearance. More than 50 local, state and federal investigators […]

08/09/2013

In this courtroom sketch, Spc. Meagan Martinez, left, and Sgt. Lamar Nixon, victims of the Fort Hood shootings, testify during the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

‘D’ written on those killed in Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier knew she had to decide quickly who she could save, so she grabbed a black marker and wrote a “D” on the foreheads of the dead. To people […]

08/09/2013

Paul White, of Ham Lake, Minn. accompanied by his girlfriend  Kim VanRees, right, lets out a holler during a news conference after he was announced as one of the winners of the $448.4 million Powerball Jackpot, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Minn. dad claims third of $448M Powerball jackpot

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man claimed his third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot on Thursday, wasting no time before revealing his good fortune to the world and saying he had “been waiting […]

08/08/2013

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