Authorities are still discussing an incident that took place Tuesday night on California's I-805, where a firefighter was arrested by a police officer at the scene of an accident. The reason? They disagreed over where the fire truck should be.
President Obama nominated Florida Judge Darrin Gayles to serve on the U.S. District Court bench. GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who blocked the president's last nominee for the position, says he doesn't plan to object.
In a warming world, extreme droughts are predicted to become more common. Amid the historic drought gripping California and much of the West Coast, scientists are studying how states can manage with a lot less water in the future.
A broken stormwater pipe in North Carolina has sent the waste into the Dan River, which flows through Virginia and out into the Atlantic. Officials say the drinking water is safe, but environmental questions linger.
Hackers who broke into Target's computer network and stole customers' financial and personal data used credentials that were stolen from a heating and air conditioning subcontractor in Pennsylvania, according to digital security journalist Brian Krebs.
Across the state, towns and cities now see waste in the the full water glasses left on diners' tables. Santa Cruz is one of the first California towns to bar restaurants from serving drinking water unless diners request it.
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