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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work on restoring power lines in a fire ravaged neighborhood in an aerial view in the aftermath of a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif. Pacific Gas and Electric will be in a better position to steer its way out of bankruptcy if California Gov. Gavin Newsom and a federal judge both approve a $13.5 billion settlement with the thousands of people who lost their homes, businesses and family in a series of catastrophic fires that have been blamed on the utility's equipment. The company provided clearer picture outlining the rest of its financial journey in a Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, regulatory filing that provided more details about a deal it announced heading into last weekend. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
PG&E's $13.5B deal with fire victims removes huge obstaclesPacific Gas and Electric will be able to avoid two legal obstacles that could have tripped up its efforts to bounce back from bankruptcy
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 23, 2009 file photo, children are silhouetted by the setting sun as they ride a swing ride during the Canyon County Fair in Caldwell, Idaho. New results published Monday, Dec. 9, 2019,  in JAMA Pediatrics from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function.   (Greg Kreller/The Idaho Press-Tribune via AP, File)
Brain differences may be tied to obesity, kids' study saysNew results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Arturo Solis, 25, is taken away with no bond after he appeared before Judge Danilo Lacayo at the 182nd Judicial District Court at Harris County Criminal Justice Center on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Houston. Solis is accused of shooting and killing Houston Police Department Sgt. Christopher Brewster on Saturday.  (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)
No bond for suspect in officer's death; mental illness citedAttorneys for a man accused of fatally shooting a Houston officer say their client has a history of mental illness
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2019 file photo, Juice WRLD accepts the award for top new artist at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Chicago-area rapper, whose real name is Jarad A. Higgins, was pronounced dead Sunday, Dec. 8 after a "medical emergency'' at Chicago's Midway International Airport, according to authorities. Chicago police said they're conducting a death investigation. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Rapper treated for opioids during police search of planeAuthorities say a federal agent who was at a Chicago airport to search the private plane that rapper Juice WRLD and his entourage arrived in administered the opioid antidote Narcan to the performer, who briefly awoke incoherent but later died
The Associated Press7 hours ago
CORRECTS ONE OF THE DUPLICATIONS OF WALTERS TO WATSON - An Air Force carry team pays respect after moving a transfer cases containing the remains of Ensign Cameron Joshua Kaleb Watson, Seaman Mohammed Sameh Haitham and Seaman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. A Saudi gunman killed the three people in a shooting Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shootingThe FBI wants to know whether a Saudi flight student acted alone in his terror attack at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In a Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar welcomes home approximately 75 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers from the 1st Battalion,147th Aviation during a ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Madison, Wis. Dunbar says all recommendations made following an investigation into multiple reports of sexual assault and harassment will be implemented. Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar says in a statement Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 that he was briefed on results of the investigation on Saturday. Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin requested the probe by the National Guard Bureau's Office of Complex Investigations. Dunbar says his team is in the process of reviewing the report and “we intend to implement all of the recommendations.”  (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
Wisconsin Guard leader resigns in wake of sex assault reviewThe commander of the Wisconsin National Guard has agreed to resign following a federal investigation that found the Guard deliberately defied federal law, regulations and policies on handling sexual assault complaints
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this undated booking photo provided by the Palm Beach County, Fla. Sheriff's office, London T. Phillips is pictured. Police say Fayetteville, Arkansas officer Stephen Carr was sitting in his patrol vehicle Saturday night outside police headquarters when London Phillips shot him several times. Two other officers ran outside and opened fire, killing Phillips. (Palm Beach County Sheriff's office via AP)
Arkansas officer 'ambushed and executed,' police chief saysAuthorities are trying to determine why a 35-year-old man approached a patrol vehicle in a college town in northwest Arkansas and fatally shot a police officer at point blank range
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 photo, Rev. Mark Stelzer, administrator of St. Jerome's Parish, in Holyoke, Mass., opens doors to the Catholic church before offering Mass. Stelzer, also a professor and chaplain at College of Our Lady of the Elms, in Chicopee, Mass., lives alone in the rectory at St. Jerome's while serving as spiritual leader to the 500 families in the Catholic parish. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
US Catholic priests describe turmoil amid sex abuse crisis For many Catholic priests across the United States, these are difficult times
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this July 16, 2019, photo, Doug Tangen, firearms program manager for the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, poses for a photo near a sign outside a firing range used in the state's Basic Law Enforcement Academy in Burien, Wash. Accidental shootings by police happen across the United States every year, an Associated Press investigation has found, and Tangen says they are all caused by a degree of negligence because at some point the officer violated one or more of the four universal firearms safety rules. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Accidental shootings raise questions about arming teachersAs the U
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this Jan. 6, 2015, still frame taken from police body camera video, a police car and an ambulance are shown after Autumn Steele was accidentally shot and killed by a Burlington Police officer responding to a domestic dispute call near her home in Burlington, Iowa. Accidental shootings by police happen across the United States every year, an Associated Press investigation has found. (Burlington Police Department via AP)
AP Exclusive: Accidental shootings show police training gapsLaw enforcement officers across the U.S. accidentally fire their weapons every year, and experts say it’s because of a lack of training
The Associated Press18 hours ago
4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after crashWashington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from car seats and climbed an embankment following car crash that killed father
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police cars escort an ambulance after a shooter open fire inside the Pensacola Air Base, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Fla.   The US Navy is confirming that a shooter is dead and several injured after gunfire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. (Tony Giberson/ Pensacola News Journal via AP)
Father: Navy victim shot standing watch fresh from boot campFamilies in Georgia, Florida and Alabama are mourning the deaths of sailors slain by a gunman at a Navy base in Florida
The Associated Press1 day ago
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