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Change in law results in big jump in California shoplifting
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Change in law results in big jump in California shoplifting

ROCKLIN, Calif. (AP) -- Perry Lutz says his struggle to survive as a small businessman became a lot harder after California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ago. About a half-dozen times this year, shoplifters have stolen expensive drones or another ...
Yellowstone bison calf euthanized after park visitors picked up animal on road
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Yellowstone bison calf euthanized after park visitors picked up animal on road

A newborn bison calf that was picked up and put into the back of car because someone thought it was cold has had to be euthanized, prompting the National Parks Service to criticize a spate of “inappropriate, dangerous and illegal behavior” by visitors to Yello...
Supreme Court sends birth control dispute back to lower courts
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Supreme Court sends birth control dispute back to lower courts

The Supreme Court rid itself Monday of a knotty dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control. The court asked lower courts to take another look at the issue in a search for a compromise.
Trump: Brexit would not put UK at back of queue with US
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Trump: Brexit would not put UK at back of queue with US

Donald Trump has said leaving the EU would not put Britain at the back of the queue to secure a US trade deal under his presidency – a move applauded by the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, who admitted he had reservations about backing the controversial Republican....
Romney leading 'Stop Trump' group seeking to draft third candidate
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Romney leading 'Stop Trump' group seeking to draft third candidate

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is leading a group of conservatives in trying to draft a third-party candidate who would run in an effort to deny Donald Trump the White House.
Cruz doesn't mention uniting around Donald Trump in talk to Texas GOP
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Cruz doesn't mention uniting around Donald Trump in talk to Texas GOP

Before thousands of Texas Republican activists, many wearing “Cruz Crew” stickers, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday gave a rousing speech encouraging conservatives to fight for their principles and never lose hope in America.
British police reluctant to carry guns because of prosecution fears
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British police reluctant to carry guns because of prosecution fears

Police chiefs are struggling to recruit enough officers willing to carry a gun to tackle a Paris-style terror attack, because they fear they will be treated as criminal suspects if they use their weapon in the line of duty, the country’s top firearms officer h...