A San Francisco fire official says crews are working to shore up a 1-ton concrete slab sitting on top of a skyscraper under construction that tilted on one side after a hydraulic strut holding it failed.
A federal judge in San Francisco is expected to decide whether to grant initial approval to a deal worth at least $1.2 billion that aims to compensate the owners of roughly 78,000 Volkswagens that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests.
Jurors are getting a 2-mile overview of an armed standoff near Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014 as trial gets underway for six defendants accused of wielding weapons against federal agents.
A grade-school student in the violent Mexican border city of Matamoros has won a runner-up prize in a state science fair with an unusual proposal: a bulletproof backpack to hide behind during shootouts.
President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline. And that's raising concerns by pipeline opponents that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president.
Los Angeles is cracking down on so-called "party houses" in the Hollywood Hills that neighbors complain have essentially become nightclubs complete with red carpets, security guards and even wild animals.
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