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California girl, 12, among youngest yogis in US

Buy AP Photo Reprints ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Jaysea DeVoe, a popular Southern California yoga instructor who leads a weekly class through the lion, monkey, upward-facing dog and other poses, has three years of experience — and she’s only 12 years old. The...

Oklahoma prison chief calls for execution review

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A report by the head of Oklahoma’s corrections department recommends changes to procedure and more oversight after a botched execution this week. The report by director of Oklahoma’s Corrections Department Robert Patton released Thursday...

Oklahoma prison chief calls for execution review

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A report by the head of Oklahoma’s corrections department recommends changes to procedure and more oversight after a botched execution this week. The report by director of Oklahoma’s Corrections Department Robert Patton released Thursday...

Bombing suspect: Can’t use ‘betrayal’ argument

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) say federal prosecutors shouldn’t be allowed to use his status as a new American citizen to argue that his alleged “betrayal” of the...
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Dead German student’s father departs US

In this picture taken Wednesday, April 30, 2014, the soccer team of 17-year old German exchange student Diren Dede SC Teutonia 1910 holds a minute of silence prior to a soccer match in Hamburg, northern Germany. The father of the student who was killed in the United States...
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Colorado lawmakers want pot industry bank option

FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2013, photo marijuana matures in ideal conditions at the Medicine Man dispensary and grow operation in northeast Denver. A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday April 23,...
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Florida jail explosion kills 2 inmates, 3 missing

Law enforcement officers stand in front of the Escambia County Jail after an explosion caused the evacuation of the facility, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Pensacola, Fla. Two inmates were killed and mote than 100 others were injured in the explosion according to an Escambia County...
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High school senior class prank leads to 62 arrests

AAA May. 1, 2014 12:10 PM ETHigh school senior class prank leads to 62 arrestsAP A Bergen County Police officer, right, walks with a police dog into Teaneck High School, where at least 60 students were arrested during an overnight break-in, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Teaneck, N.J....
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Wild winds, but California fire’s growth stopped

A San Bernardino Sheriff’s deputy keeps an eye on a brush fire burning in Day Creek near the Etiwanda Perserve in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Fire officials say winds gusting to 60 mph are pushing the flames through the foothills of the San...
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55 schools face US federal sex assault probe

FILE – This March 6, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Education Department on Thursday took the unprecedented step of releasing the names of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a Title IX investigation...