California

Drake Bell faces sentencing on child endangerment charge

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CLEVELAND — Drake Bell, the former star of the popular Nickelodeon show “Drake & Josh,” is scheduled to be sentenced Monday on charges relating...

Judge questions treatment of suspended horse trainer Baffert

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NEW YORK — A New York judge was sympathetic Monday to horse trainer Bob Baffert’s claims that his May suspension by the New York...

Pesticide caused kids’ brain damage, California lawsuits say

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Lawsuits filed Monday in California seek potential class-action damages from Dow Chemical and its successor company over a widely used bug...

Afghan vet: ‘What have we ended up with at the end of it?’

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Images of the World Trade Center towers collapsing in New York were still fresh in the minds of the first American troops arriving in...

US drilling approvals increase despite Biden climate pledge

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Approvals for companies to drill for oil and gas on U.S. public lands are on pace this year to reach their...

California man charged with raiding Capitol, posing as press

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SANTA ANA, Calif. — A Southern California man has been arrested after being charged with joining the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol while...

‘Black Widow’ soars to pandemic box office record

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Even with an option to watch “Black Widow” at home, audiences went to the movie theater in pandemic record numbers this weekend to catch...

Average US price of gas rises 5 cents per gallon to $3.21

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CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose a nickel over the past two weeks, to $3.21 per gallon. ...

Back in Cannes, Sean Penn directs again, with daughter Dylan

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CANNES, France — Sean Penn has been to the Cannes Film Festival about a dozen times — from bumming around with Robert De Niro...

Smoke, extreme heat pose harsh test for West Coast vineyards

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TURNER, Ore. — The heat wave that recently hit the Pacific Northwest subjected the region’s vineyards to record-breaking temperatures nine months after the fields...