California bill would create gun-violence research center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California state senator is proposing legislation to create a gun violence research center at the University of California.

Democratic Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis said Wednesday that...

Ex-Olympian to argue self-defense in domestic violence case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawyer for Olympic gold-medalist skier Picabo Street said Thursday that she was defending herself during a December fight with her father and will demand a jury trial on domestic violence...

2nd pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virus

SYDNEY (AP) — A pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas — the second such case this week, health officials said Friday.

The woman, from Victoria state, was...

Kansas State reports 2nd case of mumps

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A second case of mumps has been reported at Kansas State University.

The university said in a release Thursday that both students with confirmed cases of the mumps live off campus. The...

Group questions Peabody Energy's coal mine self-bonding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An environmental group is formally questioning Peabody Energy's ability to fully bond its coal mines in Wyoming and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain region, saying the St. Louis-based company...

Oklahoma judge OKs anti-abortion law on hospital privileges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma law requiring abortion providers to have a physician with local hospital admitting privileges present when abortions are performed is constitutional, a judge ruled...

Sanders plans Minneapolis stop to talk black voter issues

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is planning a stop in Minnesota to talk about issues facing black residents.

The Vermont senator's campaign said he would headline the Friday forum...

Kenya under investigation for breaching anti-doping code

Kenya is being investigated for breaching the world anti-doping code, WADA said Thursday, and could be declared non-compliant in a matter of weeks.

The World Anti-Doping Agency said an independent compliance...