Greta Thunberg hitches low-carbon ride across Atlantic
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has left North America to begin her return trip across the Atlantic aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose passengers include an 11-month-old baby.
California regulators order inquiry into power outages
California regulators have opened a formal investigation into pre-emptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing strong rebukes from public officials and residents.
YouTuber accused of abusing kids for poor performance dies
An Arizona woman accused of abusing her adopted children who starred on her popular YouTube channel has died.
Ex-insurance exec gets 6 months in college admissions scam
A former California insurance executive has been sentenced to six months in prison for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits.
Georgia executes man for store clerk's killing in 1994
Georgia prison officials are preparing to execute a man convicted in the killing of a convenience store clerk.