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Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

9 hours 27 min ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income residents....

Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

9 hours 52 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu - the ability to place orders at some shops....

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

11 hours 30 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) -- A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal government regulation....

Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

13 hours 20 min ago
CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) -- Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future....

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

14 hours 20 min ago
The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the line into service....

Club shooting victim: 'All I was thinking about was my kids'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 23:50
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her kids....

Veteran homelessness: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 23:39
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President Donald Trump's proposed budget, nonprofits and local officials say....

City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 23:35
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" despite the financial risks....

Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 18:49
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two of inmates facing lethal injection next month, as a new lawsuit challenges the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period....

AP Exclusive: Price tag of North Carolina's LGBT law: $3.76B

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:29
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis....