LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters aided by lower temperatures and higher humidity have made progress corralling a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Capt. Don Camp says containment of the fire in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco was at 12 percent Monday morning after being stuck at 5 percent for days.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says he's backing the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear power.
California Rep. Adam Schiff said Monday he supports the agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief from billions of dollars in sanctions. The announcement is a boost for Obama during Congress' 60-day review period. The Republican-led Congress is expected to vote in September for a resolution of disapproval...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women, including one now enrolled at Virginia Tech.
Twenty-four-year-old Yunlin Sun, of Berlin, is one of 15 Chinese citizens indicted in May. Her sentencing was set for December after her plea Monday.
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police in Lufkin say an East Texas man is in custody after he was involved in an hour-long chase that involved eight law enforcement agencies, covered three counties and included chain saws being tossed at an officer by the fleeing driver.
Authorities say 27-year-old Richard Kay finally was caught after troopers shot out two of his tires and the radiator of his pickup truck.
The chase where speeds reached 100 mph started late...