Royals seek to build on wild card win

Kansas City, back in baseball`s playoffs for the first time in 29 years, will try to build on a truly wild wild-card win when they take on the Angels in the American League Division Series.

Ruling a blow to NCAA`s insistence on amateurism

In a potentially landmark ruling, a judge said Friday that denying student athletes in big-money US college sports the right to profit from their own likenesses is an unreasonable restraint of trade.

Powerful storm system blasts US West, 4 killed

The Western US was drenched by a powerful storm system that hit several states and led to at least four deaths.

Stinging gas sends May Day protesters fleeing

Hundreds of activists across the US joined the worldwide May Day protests, with Occupy Wall Street members in several cities leading demonstrations against major financial institutions.

Oakland: Nursing director thinks she was target

Ellen Cervellon said she wasn`t on campus Monday when her former student, One Goh, came looking for her then went on his rampage.

‘Oakland shooting suspect was upset with college’

One Goh, the Korean-American student had recently been removed as a student from Oikos.

Arrests in Oakland protests rise to more than 400

Oakland has become an unlikely flashpoint of the national Occupy protests against economic inequality that began last year.

Occupy Oakland: 300 arrested in daylong protests

Police earlier used tear gas on a rowdy group of demonstrators who threw rocks and flares at them and tore down fences.

Police, Occupy protesters clash in Oakland

The clash and came only hours after Occupy Wall Street protesters declared victory at shipping port.

Tear gas fired at US anti-Wall Street protest

Police fired tear gas
and sound grenades to disperse hundreds of anti-Wall Street
protesters in Oakland, near San Francisco.

White ex-officer`s sentence spurs Oakland protest

Police made more than 150 arrests as a crowd broke windows and knocked down fences, protesting a Los Angeles court decision to sentence a white former transit officer to the minimum term for fatally shooting an unarmed black man.

Oakland police make 50 arrests, with more expected

Police have made more than 50 arrests, with more arrests expected as officers try to maintain the peace in downtown Oakland.