Shad Gaspard

Former WWE pro Shad Gaspard missing in ocean off California

Former World Wrestling Entertainment pro Shad Gaspard was still missing Tuesday after he was swept out to sea in Southern California last weekend while swimming with his young son.
Johnson Baby Powder

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder amid thousands of lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it has caused cancer.
Harley Anderson’s death

Man found guilty in 5-year-old child’s death gets 40 years

A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a 5-year-old child while babysitting her in Vancouver, Washington. Ryan Burge, 38, was sentenced Friday in Clark...
Gov. Gavin Newsom

California eases more restrictions; restaurants may open

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic relaxation Monday of health standards to reopen the state, a move that could allow nearly every county to proceed more quickly, and he offered the possibility...
Mitch Greenlick

Mitch Greenlick, a Oregon’s representative dies at 85

Mitch Greenlick, a longtime state representative who played an influential role in Oregon’s health care policies, has died at age 85. House Speaker Tina Kotek said in a statement...
COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit

Coronavirus deaths reach 1,000 in Washington

The number of deaths in Washington because of the coronavirus has reached 1,000, the Washington State Department of Health reported Saturday. The agency added eight more deaths and listed...
Gov. Jared Polis

Gov. Polis expects many Colorado schools open this fall

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he expects to see many K-12 public schools open this fall in his state and elsewhere despite the coronavirus threat, though “it’s not going to look like...
Lynn Shelton

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ director Lynn Shelton dies at 54

Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54. Shelton’s publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that she died...
NFL football player Cody Latimer

Washington Redskins player arrested in Colorado

A Washington Redskins player is facing five charges, including felony illegal discharge of a firearm, following his arrest in a Denver suburb Saturday morning. The Douglas County sheriff’s office...

Tesla picks Austin, Tulsa as finalists for new US factory

Tesla has picked Austin, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, as finalists for its new U.S. assembly plant, a person briefed on the matter said Friday. The person says company officials...