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Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:11 AM PDT

Pasta Straws? How Restaurants Get Around Growing Straw Ban

Pasta Straws? How Restaurants Get Around Growing Straw Ban

Some restaurants have already eliminated plastic straws from their businesses. However, smaller companies are wondering how to afford the eco-friendly change.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 01:54 AM PDT

Bail Raised to $23M for Man Accused in Trader Joe's Slaying

Bail Raised to $23M for Man Accused in Trader Joe's Slaying

With prosecutors announcing additional charges against him, bail was increased to $23.1 million Thursday for the man accused of engaging in a gun battle with police that led to the shooting death of a Silver...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 09:34 AM PDT

Officials Worry Trump May Back Plan to Privatize Afghan War

Officials Worry Trump May Back Plan to Privatize Afghan War

President Donald Trump is showing renewed interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the war, current and former senior administration officials told NBC News. The idea envisions...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 08:49 PM PDT

'Ultrapotent' Synthetic Drug Detected in Flood of Conn. Overdoses

'Ultrapotent' Synthetic Drug Detected in Flood of Conn. Overdoses

Police have announced the arrest of a man in connection with more than 100 synthetic marijuana overdoses in New Haven, Connecticut. City Police Chief Anthony Campbell said Friday that 53-year-old John Parker...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 08:44 AM PDT

Chino Trucker Arrested In NJ With $5M of Marijuana In His Truck

Chino Trucker Arrested In NJ With $5M of Marijuana In His Truck

New Jersey authorities say they found more than a thousand pounds of marijuana valued at roughly $5.1 million inside a tractor-trailer driven by a California man.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:50 AM PDT

IMAX Brings 'Pandas' Back to Theaters For a Limited Run Nationwide

IMAX Brings 'Pandas' Back to Theaters For a Limited Run Nationwide

IMAX is putting "Pandas" back in theaters across the country for a limited run.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:50 AM PDT

Chip Kelly's UCLA Bruins Aim For Quick Success By Going Fast

Chip Kelly's UCLA Bruins Aim For Quick Success By Going Fast

Hungry boosters have finally landed the world-class coach they've always coveted to lead the program past crosstown rival USC and into the game's stratosphere.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:49 AM PDT

Family Had Financial Struggles Before Man Allegedly Killed Wife

Family Had Financial Struggles Before Man Allegedly Killed Wife

Family and friends of Shanann Watts are wondering what could have driven her husband to kill her and their two daughters, which authorities suspect he did early this week, leading to his arrest on Thursday. NBC...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:49 AM PDT

Group Sues to Expand Protected Orca Habitat Along West Coast

Group Sues to Expand Protected Orca Habitat Along West Coast

An environmental group sued President Donald Trump's administration Thursday to make officials move more quickly to protect the Pacific Northwest's endangered orcas.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:13 AM PDT

US Ends Syria Stabilization Funding, Cites More Allied Cash

US Ends Syria Stabilization Funding, Cites More Allied Cash

The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict, citing increased contributions from anti-Islamic State coalition partners. The...

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