Photos: Wildfire rages near Yosemite

Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.

Police say man shot mom, fled on tractor

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man killed his mother, set her house on fire and then shot randomly at passers-by in a Southern Cal…

Egyptian Islamist groups seek truce

CAIRO (AP) — Top leaders of two of Egypt’s former militant groups are offering an initiative to halt bloodshed, in which Islamists will stop…