- Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.
- Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file.
- Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California.
- A look at the extreme West Coast weather
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Southern California has been pummeled by heavy rain and hail, while the Pacific Northwest is baking in a triple-digit heat wave. Here's a look at the extreme weather:
- Several wildfires blacken dry California's golden hills
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blackening the golden hills of California grew deadly Friday, killing a firefighter on the far northern end of the state while triggering the evacuations of hundreds of people elsewhere.
- Firefighter killed battling blaze in California forest
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. Forest Service firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires raging across California, Forest Service officials said Friday night.
- US Forest Service reports a firefighter has been killed battling 1 of California's wildfires
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — US Forest Service reports a firefighter has been killed battling 1 of California's wildfires.
- Guillermo racing in Pacific, remains far from Hawaii
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo continues to race west-northwest but remains far away from Hawaii deep in the Pacific.
- Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader.
- 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt.
- Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of a farm where a teenager was killed on a Halloween-themed hayride last fall said he never would have allowed a vehicle with mechanical problems to haul people on the attraction.
- Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest had been disciplined
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to documents released Friday.
- Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Frustrated with years of legal wrangling, a Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to decide whether to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia, which lies rotting in a Virginia shipyard.
- American Journalism Review to stop publishing after 38 years
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The American Journalism Review will stop publishing online, bringing to an end 38 years of reporting on the news media.
- Honolulu police arrest suspect in assault of state lawmaker
HONOLULU (AP) — Police have arrested a juvenile on suspicion of misdemeanor assault in a case involving a Hawaii lawmaker who was attacked in a homeless encampment.