California Wildfire Smoke Exposes Millions to Hazardous PollutionWildfires churned out dense plumes of smoke this summer as they scorched huge swaths of the West Coast, exposing millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergency room visits to spike, and potentially thousands of deaths among the elderly and infirm.
AP News Agency Changes Writing Style To Capitalize 'B' In Black When Referring To PeopleThe Associated Press international news agency changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a racial, ethnic or cultural context, weighing in on a hotly debated issue.
How AP Called California For Sanders Before A Single Vote Was CountedThe Associated Press news agency called California’s Democratic presidential primary for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders even though no votes from Tuesday had yet been counted.
AP Investigation: U.S. Army Quietly Discharging Immigrant RecruitsSome immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged.
EPA Bars AP, CNN From Summit On ContaminantsThe Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday barred the Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
Hidden Horror Of School Sex Assaults Revealed By APChaz Wing was 12 when they came after him. The classmates who tormented him were children, too, entering the age of pimples and cracking voices.
Judge In Stanford Rape Case Often Follows Sentencing ReportsThe judge who sentenced the convicted sex assailant, and former Stanford University swimmer, has often followed the sentencing recommendations of probation officers, according to an Associated Press review of his rulings.
Nurses For Bernie Blame Associated Press For California LossDespite a record surge in registration, turnout in the California primary was much lower than forecast, and Bernie Sanders didn’t do nearly as well as expected, and Bay Area nurses who helped fuel Sanders’ rise blame the Associated Press.
SFO Disputes AP Report Of 3 Perimeter Breaches Last YearA year after an Associated Press investigation reported San Francisco International Airport led the country for people getting over fences and through gates, officials there say they've had no more perimeter security breaches.
News Executives Urge Kerry To Push Iran To Release ReporterExecutives from 25 news organizations, including The Associated Press, sent a letter Friday to Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to press Iran to release jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian.
Covered California Awards Millions In No-Bid Health PactsThe race to meet federal deadlines meant millions of dollars in no-bid contracts by the California health insurance exchange, a new investigative report reveals. Officials with Covered California, however, are defending the decisions that were made.
Democratic State Sen. Ben Hueso Arrested For DUI In SacramentoThe California Highway Patrol said Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso has been arrested on charges of drunken driving early Friday morning.
Lawrence Beats Cyrus, Netflix For Top EntertainerThe battle for entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire & Twerking Queen
49ers Top AP's Preseason NFL Power RankingsThe San Francisco 49ers are No. 1 in the Associated Press NFL power rankings heading into the preseason, with the Denver Broncos second and the Jacksonville Jaguars at the bottom of the list.
Bill Would Protect California Reporters' Phone RecordsState agencies would be required to give journalists five days' notice before they issue subpoenas to a third-party company for telephone records under legislation announced Thursday by a state senator.