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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A plan to ask voters to repeal a new California law tightening vaccination requirements for school-age children has fallen short of signatures needed to put the referendum on the ballot, state data showed on Thursday.

(Reuters) - At least five workers were injured in an explosion at a Washington state dam on Thursday, officials said, though the structural integrity of the dam was not threatened.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Creditors objected to elements of the city of San Bernardino's initial debt payment plan at a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing on Thursday, saying the city was not being forthcoming about what assets it had and complaining about the lengthy process.

(Reuters) - The family of an unarmed black man shot in the back by a white police officer will get a $6.5 million settlement from North Charleston in South Carolina, city officials said on Thursday.

FAIRFAX, Va. (Reuters) - A witness in the trial of an eccentric former Virginia political candidate charged with murdering three people over an 11-year span identified him on Thursday as the gunman who shot the last of the victims.

PORTLAND, Maine (Reuters) - The captain of the ill-fated U.S. cargo ship that sank in a hurricane off the Bahamas with no survivors last week was an experienced and highly trusted mariner who had spent a lifetime on the water, friends and colleagues said.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force airman Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans who thwarted an August train attack in France, was stabbed several times during a fight outside a Sacramento bar early on Thursday and was hospitalized in serious condition, police said.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in Washington struggled to fill a leadership void on Thursday as the front-runner to take control of the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, quit the race in a surprise announcement that heightened concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively.

DENVER (Reuters) - Several large marijuana cultivation sites in Colorado that were being used by traffickers to ship the drug to other states have been dismantled by federal agents and state police in the past six weeks, authorities said on Thursday.

ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - Mourners on Thursday remembered a student who was among 10 people who died in a shooting rampage at an Oregon community college, in the first of a series of publicly announced memorial services for the victims.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The cast and crew of "Maze Runner" did not remove artifacts from a New Mexic...
(Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday it sold a $341 million bon...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - John Williams, the prolific composer of numerous memorable movie scores incl...
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Two goals in two minutes gave Ecuador a shock 2-0 win over Argentina in Bue...
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile got their 2018 World Cup campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday wh...
(The Sports Xchange) - Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer while Rougned Odor added a solo shot as...
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled $36.2 billion out of taxable bond funds in...
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Thursday cal...
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank Credit Suisse plans to tap investors for a "substantial" capital raisi...