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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) " A Russian-American crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts.This time, the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch along...

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APPLE VALLEY — Apple Valley High School will host the “1st Annual Hot Rods for Rugrats” car show to benefit March of Dimes of the High Desert.All proceeds from this Saturday’s event will benefit March of Dimes, in its fight against premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality. The...

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) " About 6.8 million people have been affected by a water shortage in and around the Philippine capital, with long lines forming for rationed water and businesses and some hospitals struggling to cope after faucets ran dry.Water supplies will be cut for at least six hours a...

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NEW YORK (AP) " In an era of unprecedented airline safety, Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner has crashed twice in less than six months, killing 346 people and delivering a massive blow to the company's reputation.More than 40 countries either grounded the planes or refused to let...

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JERUSALEM (AP) " Israeli warplanes attacked militant targets in the southern Gaza Strip early Friday in response to a rare rocket attack on the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, as the sides appeared to be hurtling toward a new round of violence.The rocket attack Thursday night caught the Israeli military...

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As a school resource officer at Savannah High School in Savannah, Ga., Bilaal Muhammad sometimes sees the worst.“I do deal with children who have issues at home and they share that with you. When I take on their pain, my release is to write about it,” Muhammad said. “It’s therapy. It most...

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Tribal Beats belly dancers among groups to perform at High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire this weekend in Hesperia

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Dominick Reyes’ rise to stardom within the UFC continues this weekend as the Hesperia graduate is scheduled to fight on the main card at UFC Fight Night 147 on Saturday.Reyes (10-0) will take on Volkan Oezdemir at the O2 Arena in London.The fight card is headlined by Darren Till (17-1-1) vs. Jorge...

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Aviation regulators worldwide laid down a stark challenge for Boeing to prove that its grounded 737 Max jets are safe to fly amid suspicions that faulty software might have contributed to two crashes that killed 346 people in less than six months.In a key step toward unearthing the cause of the...

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Millions of Americans get their health insurance and retirement accounts through their employers. Now some are getting help with their debt. Companies including insurer Aetna and accounting firm PwC help

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SAFE Youth Coalition to hold Resource Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Barstow High gym

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Marine experts say two dead gray whales were found in the San Francisco Bay this week and that one of them died from severe malnutrition.The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito said Thursday scientists were unable to determine a cause of death for the other whale.A team conducted...

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It’s been quite a week in the world of Beto O’Rourke. He made an appearance at South by Southwest, his Vanity Fair profile came out this week and he officially announced his run for president. But one big talking point has also emerged, mainly from the Vanity Fair piece: O’Rourke’s dog...

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " In one of the first lawsuits to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and others were denied a fair shot at admission.The plaintiffs brought the class-action complaint...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " One of the most prominent prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller is leaving the team soon, a likely indication that the investigation is close to wrapping up.More than any other member of Mueller's team, Andrew Weissmann has been a target of President Donald Trump's...

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) " Graciela Garcia Romero says she was in her 20s when a former navy captain turned her into a sex slave in Buenos Aires.Ex-Navy Capt. Jorge Acosta, who is now serving life in prison for numerous human rights crimes, would take her to apartments and rape her during...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties...

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) " Five extended family members who had been living on a remote New Mexico compound where authorities say a 3-year-old boy died before it was raided last year have been indicted on terrorism-related charges that accuse them of conspiring to attack U.S. law enforcement officers,...

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Facebook is losing its product chief Chris Cox, a top-ranking executive who spent more than a decade at the company, just a week after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major new direction for the social network.The departure, announced Thursday , follows Zuckerberg's announcement...

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SUZANO, Brazil (AP) " Two young men who stormed their former school in southern Brazil armed with a gun, crossbows and axes, killing seven people, were trying to emulate the 1999 Columbine attack in Colorado and had been planning the assault for months, police said Thursday.Friends and former...

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