The McClatchy Co. today reported a big jump in quarterly profits, thanks mainly to the sale of one of its Internet assets. But the owner of The Sacramento Bee and other newspapers said advertising revenue declined, continuing an eight-year slump.
Actor Alec Baldwin is not apologizing over an incident that led to a disorderly conduct arrest in May.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February.
An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise.
LOS ANGELES - President Barack Obama raised money from a Hollywood crowd here Wednesday night, joking about seeing pictures of Scandal star Kerry Washington’s new baby -- and jokingly accusing singer Janelle Monae of harboring a secret video of the president trying to outdance Usher.
A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than a dozen civilians en route to a Shiite shrine in the final days of the Islamic holy month.
The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Sacramento County officials say a paperwork oversight likely will delay sidewalk construction along Fair Oaks Boulevard, near Jesuit High School and the Five Points Shopping Center, until next spring.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have gone into overtime on negotiations for a new contract, but both sides appear confident of an eventual agreement.
OAKLAND -- It had been 25 games since Yoenis Cespedes homered for the A’s entering Wednesday night’s game against the Astros. Of course, with Cespedes defending his title in the Home Run Derby smack in the middle of that stretch, his career-long-tying drought might easily have gone overlooked.
The El Paso Chihuahuas pounded out 16 hits and scored in six of the eight innings they batted in a 16-7 victory over the visiting River Cats on Wednesday night.