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  • Reserves narrowing for California water wholesaler

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday. Without plentiful rain and snow in coming months, the Metropolitan Water...

  • Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday night's...

  • Biden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Man sentenced to 11 years for child sex abuse

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for child sexual abuse and possession of child pornography. Cristian Gutierrez of Washington was also ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing Monday in federal court in Washington. According to...

  • Christie gains some traction; still faces uphill battle for 2016

    For New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the rain may have subsided but the storm clouding the Republican's once sterling presidential prospects has yet to clear.

  • Mexico warns Arizona of waste spill into river

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated with toxic waste that traveled north after a massive copper mine spill in Mexico this summer. Mexican officials on Monday issued a binational alert that contaminated water...

  • Brant named Civitas Media senior VP of sales

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Veteran newspaper executive Randall Brant has been named senior vice president of sales for Civitas Media. Michael Bush, president and CEO of the Davidson, North Carolina-based company, made the announcement Monday. Brant, whose new role began Monday, will lead all sales...

  • Woman struck, killed while crossing street

    ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman was killed when she tried to cross a street in Odenton. It happened about 2 p.m. Monday on Annapolis Road. Police say 28-year-old Tamika Bailey of Severn was trying to cross the northbound lanes. Officers say she was hit by a car...

  • County sheriff's deputies testing body cameras

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of sheriff's deputies at four stations in Los Angeles County are testing body cameras during a six-month pilot program, officials said Monday. A total of 96 cameras are now being tested in Antelope Valley and in the harbor region. Deputies in the San Gabriel Valley and...

  • Treasury: New tax changes to stop inversions

    In a highly anticipated executive action, Lew said the Treasury Department was taking "initial steps that we believe will make companies think twice" about moving their headquarters abroad for tax purposes.

  • Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. In a video that appeared on social media, a masked member of a group calling...

  • Something is terribly wrong with the Secret Service

    President Obama is supporting the Secret Service in the wake of a deeply troubling incident in which a disturbed man jumped the White House fence, sprinted across the North Lawn, and actually entered the White House Friday evening.

  • Former Treasury chief: Businesses won't act on climate without federal policy

    Paulson, and some other Republicans who are no longer part of official Washington, have started to embrace climate policies from a financial perspective.

  • Happy 100th birthday to the oldest living former member of Congress

    The oldest living former member of Congress, Ken Hechler, celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday.

  • Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened...



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