California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks

California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks

California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the height of the summer tourism season.

Maryland AG plans to fight new trial in 'Serial' murder case

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Maryland AG plans to fight new trial in 'Serial' murder case
Maryland's attorney general plans to fight a judge's order granting a new trial to a man convicted of murder whose case was featured in the "Serial" podcast.

Not even dead body could make NYC Cronut customers abandon spot in line

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Not even dead body could make NYC Cronut customers abandon spot in line
National
17 minutes ago

Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary

There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms.
National
24 minutes ago

Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change agent' hailed

Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House β€” this time from the West Wing.
National
28 minutes ago

Nomination fatigue? Elizabeth Banks' jokes fall flat

Tough room, Elizabeth Banks.You could've heard crickets in the Democratic convention hall when the "Pitch Perfect" and "Hunger Games" actress attempted a joke or two…
Nation
28 minutes ago

Bodycam video shows Iowa football player searched in park

Police have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect.
Nation
29 minutes ago

Coast Guard: 46 abandon ship in Alaska waters, await rescue

Two Good Samaritan ships were helping rescue 46 crew members who abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain, Coast Guard officials said Tuesday.
National
33 minutes ago

Heated political debate spurs shooting at Cleveland bar

A heated argument over presidential politics turned violent at a bar in Cleveland, leaving one man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Nation
37 minutes ago

Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.
National
48 minutes ago

Convention: Fox's news decisions, Bill Clinton's return

A look at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday through a media lens:It was an emotionally charged moment when mothers of black Americans killed in police-involved…
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Nation
53 minutes ago

Prosthetic leg stolen from boy, 4, at California beach

A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb.
Business
53 minutes ago

Asian stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed statement

Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement, as strong U.S. economic data raised questions over the likely course for interest rates.
Variety
10:36pm
In this photo taken Jan. 20, 2010, Paris Woods, has her waist measured...

Americans losing their height advantage

Being tall has its perks β€” and it has nothing to do with machismo.Taller people have been found to earn more money, studies show, and…
Variety
10:35pm

The Latest: Black-footed ferrets released near Yellowstone

The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local):
National
10:30pm

The Latest: Clinton sees 'biggest crack' in glass ceiling

The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):
Nation
10:15pm

MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:01-02-04-06-07-09-11-12-13-16-17-24(one, two, four, six, seven, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen, sixteen, seventeen, twenty-four)03-07-08-12-14-16-17-19-20-21-23-24(three, seven, eight, twelve, fourteen, sixteen, seventeen,…
Nation
10:10pm

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:01-04-31-36-54, Mega Ball: 9, Megaplier: 3(one, four, thirty-one, thirty-six, fifty-four; Mega…
Nation
10:00pm

Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:03-19-20-22-26(three, nineteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-six)Estimated jackpot: $10,000ΒΆ Maximum…
National
9:56pm

Major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton friend Mark Weiner dies

Mark Weiner, a major Democratic fundraiser, Hillary Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention, died Tuesday in Rhode Island.
Business
9:55pm

Environmentalists take aim at TransCanada pipeline project

Environmentalists are again taking aim at the company that proposed the Keystone XL pipeline β€” this time for another of its projects they fear would send hundreds of supertankers laden with crude oil down the Atlantic coast to refineries in Texas and Louisiana.
Nation
9:50pm

Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:AD-JH-AH-AS-3D(AD, JH, AH, AS, 3D)
Nation
9:50pm

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:03-15-27-33-37-39, Doubler: Y(three, fifteen, twenty-seven, thirty-three, thirty-seven, thirty-nine; Doubler:…