Allegations from women in his past shadow Trump

The chorus of women from President Donald Trump's past is getting louder.

Summit offers hope to son of American held in North Korea

The son of an American held in North Korea sees a glimmer of hope that a planned summit by President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un can help win his father's freedom.

Judge: Weinstein company can pay bills, work toward sale

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of substantially all of its assets.

The Latest: Powerful storm begins moving into California

The Latest on a powerful Pacific storm affecting California (all times local):

News Minute: Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. PDT

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of most of its assets. The judge's rulings Tuesday include interim approval for...

The Latest: US examines self-driving SUV in deadly crash

The Latest on the investigation into the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle (all times local):

Ex-NFL player Jonathan Martin charged with teammate threats

Prosecutors say former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin has pleaded not guilty to threatening former teammates who had harassed him in the NFL.

Judge grants initial motions in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of most of its assets.

Weinstein Co.'s bankruptcy could bring new wave of accusers

Is #MeToo part two on the way?

Immigrant arrested in widely seen video is released for now

A Mexican woman whose videotaped arrest for being in the U.S. illegally gained widespread attention online is being released on her own recognizance by an immigration judge in Southern California.

Trump rails against sanctuary cities amid immigration talks

President Donald Trump is railing against so-called sanctuary cities as he continues his crackdown on jurisdictions that flout federal immigration laws.

The Latest: San Francisco becomes largest US city to ban fur

The Latest on fur sales ban in San Francisco (all times local):

Ex-Playboy model wants to discuss alleged Trump relationship

A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with President Donald Trump is seeking to invalidate an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.

Jury awards $2.3M to former MLB pitcher in hand injury suit

A Northern California jury has awarded $2.3 million to a former Major League Baseball pitcher injured after confronting a man high on LSD trying to break into his home.

The Latest: Trial begins for Border Patrol agent in shooting

The Latest on a Border Patrol agent's trial in a fatal shooting (all times local):

Defense in Pulse shooting trial centers on FBI agent's words

Jurors in the federal trial of the Pulse nightclub gunman's widow got a look inside his Florida condo through crime scene photos taken as FBI agents searched the home.

The Latest: Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump

The Latest on Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmon's visit to the U.S. (all times local):

Google closes on $2.4 billion Chelsea Market purchase in NYC

Google Inc. has finalized the $2.4 billion purchase of New York City's Chelsea Market building.

Evacuations ordered as powerful storm nears California

Thousands of people are under evacuation orders as a powerful Pacific storm approaches California.

The Latest: Court skeptical of crisis pregnancy center law

The Latest on Supreme Court arguments over regulating crisis pregnancy centers (all times local):

Hundreds crowd theater to honor women killed by vet

About 2,000 former soldiers, health care workers and family and friends celebrated the lives of three women killed more than a week ago by a combat veteran who barged into a farewell party for an employee at a...

The Latest: Facebook shares under pressure again

The Latest on the alleged use of personal Facebook data by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica (all times local):

Facebook under pressure again, UK promises investigation

Facebook is having one of its worst weeks as a publicly traded company with a share sell-off continuing for a second day.

California city seeks exemption from so-called sanctuary law

Leaders of a small California city have given preliminary approval to an ordinance that seeks to exempt the city from a state law that limits cooperation between local agencies and federal immigration agents.

Sports Minute: Here is the latest California sports news from The Associated Press

LaMarcus Aldridge had 33 points and 12 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs blew a 16-point lead to the injury-ravaged Golden State Warriors before pulling away for an 89-75 victory. The Spurs beat Golden State for the...

Crash marks 1st death involving fully autonomous vehicle

The death of a woman who was struck by a self-driving Uber SUV as she crossed a street in suburban Phoenix is the event that many in the auto and technology industries had been dreading.

San Francisco could become largest US city to ban fur sales

San Francisco could become the largest U.S. city to ban the sale of fur, a move that would hearten animal lovers but frustrate business owners who say they're fed up with city officials dictating what they can sell.

Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centers

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a free-speech fight over California's attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.

Crown prince seeks Saudi image makeover on grand US tour

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is opening a marathon tour of the United States with a stop in Washington, where he plans to meet Tuesday with President Donald Trump.

Sweet science: Putting corn syrup to work on Earth's origins

How has the Earth evolved, and what's in store for the future? It's a sticky question that has a Rhode Island graduate student covered in corn syrup by the end of a day in the lab.

Jury deadlocks again in deported immigrant's hit-run trial

A second jury has deadlocked on charges against a Mexican man who'd been deported 17 times when was involved in a crash that badly injured a 6-year-old boy.

Sleeping California woman killed when car slams into bedroom

A woman sleeping in her bedroom was killed after a car slammed into her house east of Los Angeles.

The Latest: Evacuation order issued for incoming storm

The Latest on a strong Pacific storm headed toward California (all times local):

Chief justice: Influx of wildfire claims expected

California's top judge says the courts are preparing for an influx of lawsuits tied to last year's historically destructive wildfires and mudslides.

Box Office Top 20: 'Black Panther' bests 'Tomb Raider'

The MGM-Warner Bros. reboot "Tomb Raider" couldn't dethrone "Black Panther" at the weekend box office in U.S. and Canada theaters, as Ryan Coogler's superhero sensation stayed No. 1 for the fifth straight weekend.

California man sentenced for baby kidnap and killing

A California man was sentenced to nearly 142 years to life in state prison for kidnapping and murdering a 3-week-old girl, attempting to kill the baby's parents and uncle, and a separate attack.

Life term in 1991 murder of LA fashion school student

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says a man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for the 1991 murder of a fashion school student.

Charles Manson's remains cremated following court battle

Charles Manson's cremated remains have been scattered nearly four months after the cult leader died in prison. A funeral was held Saturday following a court battle for the 83-year-old's remains.

The Latest: Seagal lawyer says sex assault allegations false

The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against actor Steven Seagal (all times local):

Trey Songz arrested in Los Angeles for alleged assault

Police say R&B singer Trey Songz has been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence for punching a woman at a Los Angeles party.

The Latest: Prosecutors say Weinstein probe is active

The Latest on Time's Up calling for a probe into the Manhattan District Attorney's office (all times local):

Back-door ban: States fight Trump drill plan with local bans

Some coastal states opposed to President Donald Trump's plan to allow oil and gas drilling off most of the nation's coastline are fighting back with state laws designed to thwart the proposal.

The Latest: Victims' families urge end to gun investments

The Latest on calls for California's public pension fund to stop investing in assault-weapon retailers (all times local):

Woman says Steven Seagal sexually assaulted her at audition

An aspiring actress says she was 17 when actor Steven Seagal sexually assaulted her during a supposed casting session in 2002.

Group seeks probe of prosecutor's office over Weinstein case

An initiative started by Hollywood industry women is calling for New York's governor to investigate the Manhattan district attorney's office over a decision in 2015 not to prosecute a sex abuse case against Harvey...

The Latest: former Cambridge Analytica employee opens up

The Latest on Cambridge Analytica whistleblower (all times local):

California pension fund faces pressure to divest from guns

California State Treasurer John Chiang is calling on the nation's largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault-style weapons and devices that allow guns to fire more rapidly.

Cambridge Analytica, "fake news to the next level"

A former employee of a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm says it used algorithms that "took fake news to the next level" using data inappropriately obtained from Facebook.

Man armed with knives shot by Los Angeles County deputy

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a deputy fatally shot a burglary suspect who was armed with two large kitchen-type knives.

Strong storm heading toward southwest California

A strong Pacific storm tapping into subtropical moisture is taking aim at California, raising the threat of flash flooding and debris flows.

No California law requiring students learn Arabic numbers

There is no law in California requiring students to use Arabic numbers in schools - because they already do.

Jim Carrey criticized for portrait believed to be Sanders

Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

US, S Korea and Japan discuss denuclearization, summit talks

Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials have discussed how to achieve a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula ahead of upcoming inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korean summit talks.

Century-old shipwreck found in Lake Erie, 8 died in sinking

The wreckage of a steamer that sank in Lake Erie over a century ago and eluded shipwreck hunters for decades has finally been found off the Ohio shore, according to the National Museum of the Great Lakes .

Police ID woman shot dead by ex-husband at California mall

Authorities have released the names of the woman and the ex-husband who shot her to death at a busy Southern California mall.

Homeless in California motels may get individual extensions

County officials in California have agreed to extend motel stays "on a case-by-case basis" for hundreds of homeless people who were removed from tent camps along the Santa Ana River in February.

Authorities investigate cause of San Francisco building fire

San Francisco fire authorities are investigating the cause of a massive building blaze that broke out in a historic neighborhood during the thick of St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

California SPCA seeks donations for some 300 rescue bunnies

The Sacramento SPCA is seeking supplies and cash donations to care for nearly 300 rabbits taken from a single property.

Rock climber in California plunges 200 feet to her death

Authorities say a woman plunged 200 feet to her death while rock climbing by a waterfall in Southern California.

California to get first female and first LGBT Senate leader

San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history this week when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate's top job.

'Black Panther' tops box office for 5th straight weekend

"Black Panther" has become the first film since 2000's "Avatar" to top the weekend box office five straight weekends.

Crews contain flames shooting from San Francisco building

Authorities say they have contained a fire that shot up flames from a building in a San Francisco neighborhood and sent a massive plume of smoke into the sky.

Store owner: Thieves swipe birds worth thousands of dollars

A business owner says thieves smashed a window of a Southern California pet store and made off with six birds worth thousands of dollars.

The Latest: Shaken shoppers locked in store after shooting

The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Southern California mall (all times local):

1 dead, 1 injured after shooting at Southern California mall

Authorities say one person was killed and one injured after a shooting at a Southern California mall.

Man found dead in parked California van had criminal history

Authorities say a homeless man found dead alongside his girlfriend and their two young children in a parked van in Southern California had a lengthy rap sheet.

Barbra Streisand says no #MeToo moment marred her life

Barbra Streisand says she's never suffered sexual harassment in her long career.

Facebook seeks to expand Northern California campus

Facebook is seeking to add a new office building to its Northern California headquarters.

Former NBA player Glen Davis arrested on drug charges

Police say former NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges.

Teacher who fired gun apologizes to California community

A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, injuring three students.

California city weighs opting out of so-called sanctuary law

A Southern California city will consider an ordinance to exempt itself from a state law that limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration agents.

Immigrant reunited with child months after separation by US

An American Civil Liberties Union lawyer says a Congolese mother has been reunited with her 7-year-old daughter months after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum and were separated by the U.S. government.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the attack of the bowling balls

The suspense hung over the public square for hours. Were Japanese regulatory authorities really dropping bowling balls on American cars as part of a dark plot to keep the autos out of the Japanese market?

Spokeswoman: Matt Damon not moving to Australia with family

A publicist for Matt Damon is batting down reports that the actor is moving to Australia with his family.

Michael Flynn campaigns for GOP congressional candidate

Disgraced former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is campaigning for a Republican congressional candidate in California.

The Latest: Trump lawyer claims up to $20m in damages

The Latest on Stormy Daniels and President Trump (all times local):

After 3 weeks at large, Virginia sex offender found in Utah

A convicted Virginia sex offender has been apprehended after three weeks on the run.

Jailhouse video shows deputies laughing as prisoner dies

Jailhouse video reveals California sheriff's deputies watching and sometimes laughing as a schizophrenic man who had been strapped naked to a chair for 46 hours writhes on the floor of his cell, loses consciousness and...

Heavy snow in Sierra Nevada closes roads, prompts warnings

It's a snow day in northern Nevada, where heavy accumulation from a late-winter storm closed schools and public buildings in the Reno area, delayed opening a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada and prompted the closure of...

Bald eagle chicks hatch on California's Channel Islands

The hatching of two bald eagle chicks in a nest on one of the Channel Islands off Southern California gave webcam viewers a thrill this week.

USDA rejects Mercy for Animals humane bird slaughter request

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rejected a petition from an animal rights group that sought more humane treatment for turkeys and chickens sent to slaughter.

Immigration agency's latest California focus hits San Diego

Federal immigration agents arrested 115 people during a three-day operation in the San Diego area amid heightened tensions between the Trump administration and the state of California over immigration enforcement.

Giraffe born at Santa Barbara Zoo

Now that's a big baby!

2 California deputies under investigation for elder abuse

Authorities are investigating two California sheriff's deputies who allegedly stole money and other property from a 75-year-old woman who suffers from dementia, listed her home for sale and put her on a plane to the...

Former Suge Knight lawyers deny witness-tampering charges

Two former lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight have pleaded not guilty to charges that they conspired to pay off witnesses for false testimony in the rap mogul's murder trial.

Snow piling up in the Sierra Nevada, bringing travel hazards

A late-winter storm moving through California is piling up snow in the Sierra Nevada, making travel hazardous and raising avalanche danger.

Attorneys: Mexican man's US charges 'vindictive'

Attorneys for a Mexican man acquitted of murder in a San Francisco shooting that helped fuel the U.S. immigration debate are seeking a court order for documents to help them argue his U.S. gun charges are vindictive.

WSJ: Fed investigation into Wells Fargo broadens

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a federal investigation into Wells Fargo has broadened to include its wealth-management division.

Interior secretary gives congresswoman Japanese greeting

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is drawing criticism for his use of a Japanese greeting when responding to a question from a congresswoman of Japanese descent.

Boulder pushed off California overpass kills car passenger

The pregnant wife of a man killed by a boulder that crashed through the window of their car near Los Angeles is pleading for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible for pushing the rock off an overpass.

It's grunion run time on the Southern California coast

It's grunion run time on the Southern California coast.

Couple in bizarre kidnapping case settle with city for $2.5M

A couple that police detectives wrongly accused of fabricating the woman's kidnapping from their home has reached a $2.5 million settlement with the city of Vallejo and its police department.

4 people found dead in parked van in Southern California

Southern California authorities are investigating the deaths of two adults and two children whose bodies were found in a parked van that had its windows covered with blankets and a sunshade.

Tennessee declines to cover legislative California trip

Tennessee's Republican House and Senate leaders say the state isn't paying lawmakers or staffers to attend a California legislative summit.

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

The Supreme Court is taking up a fight over a California law that regulates anti-abortion pregnancy centers like Informed Choices on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California.

San Francisco police officer convicted of hit-and-run

A San Francisco police officer has been convicted of felony hit-and-run in connection with an off-duty crash that seriously injured two pedestrians.

Boulder pushed off California overpass kills man in car

The pregnant wife of a man killed by a boulder that crashed through the window of their car near Los Angeles is pleading for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible for pushing the rock off an overpass.

Judge bars LA from enforcing nearly all gang injunctions

A federal judge has barred the city of Los Angeles from enforcing nearly all of its remaining gang injunctions.

Trappers search for coyote that bit boy on California campus

Professional trappers will try to catch a coyote that bit a 5-year-old boy on the campus of Cal State LA.

The Latest: Police identify 2 dead in Oakland lake

The Latest on two bodies found in an Oakland, California lake (all times local):