Poll: Americans happy at home, upset with federal government

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It’s government, particularly...

Rule targets prosecutors who don’t reveal innocence evidence

AP Photo/Jose Juarez RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As four men sat in prison for a murder they didn’t commit, records show that state investigators sent proof of their innocence to a North Carolina prosecutor, but he never revealed it to the convicted men. He didn’t have...

Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin

AP Photo/Wilson Ring NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation’s first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream...

Sanders goes Hollywood: Aiming for a California upset

AP Photo/Danny Moloshok LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Bernie Sanders can pull off an upset in California, it will be a story that got its start on Hollywood Boulevard. In a building that saw the likes of film stars and movie moguls and later was damaged in the 1994 Northridge...

Warriors’ dominance: a 2nd straight title inevitable?

AP Photo/Ben Margot The Golden State Warriors plow into the playoffs with a record 73 wins under their belt and championship rings already on their fingers. Their domination of the league this season, coupled with the perception that San Antonio and Cleveland are the only real...

AP-NORC Poll: That’s rude: More say GOP is discourteous

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, “little,” ”lyin,”...

Berkeley provost criticized for lax discipline resigns post

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley’s second-highest ranking administrator – who had faced criticism for allegedly being too lenient on a fellow administrator accused of sexual harassment – resigned from his...

Bernie Sanders says he met with Pope Francis.

AP Photo/Andrew Medichini ROME (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview with The Associated Press that he met with Pope Francis, describing the meeting as a “real honor.” Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning...

2 Bundys, 3 others balk at pleas in Nevada standoff case

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three other men refused to enter pleas in federal court in Las Vegas to charges in an armed confrontation with government agents two years ago. Magistrate Judge George Foley Jr. entered not...

Utility to provide apartments to those displaced by gas leak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California Gas Co. says people who have been living out of hotels since a gas leak prompted them to leave their Los Angeles homes may begin moving into what the utility calls high-quality apartments. SoCal Gas made the announcement Friday,...