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  • Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

    Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:59:23 GMT
    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.More >>
    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.More >>
  • Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:58:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...(AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...
    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.More >>
    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.More >>
  • Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

    Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:18 GMT
    The Los Angeles subway system is poised to become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners to screen passengers for weapons and explosives.More >>
    The Los Angeles subway system is poised to become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners to screen passengers for weapons and explosives.More >>
  • Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

    Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:54:19 GMT
    Authorities say the remains found at a remote New Mexico compound have been identified a missing Georgia boy.More >>
    Authorities say the remains found at a remote New Mexico compound have been identified a missing Georgia boy.More >>
  • California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law

    California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:52:17 GMT
    (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). This Feb. 27, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Brandon Hein, who was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995...(California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). This Feb. 27, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Brandon Hein, who was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995...
    California lawmakers are considering limiting the state's "felony murder" rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime.More >>
    California lawmakers are considering limiting the state's "felony murder" rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime.More >>
  • Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:52:15 GMT
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and...More >>
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians.More >>
  • Washington cardinal entangled in two sex-abuse scandals

    Washington cardinal entangled in two sex-abuse scandals

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Archbishop Donald Wuerl talks with the media after Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle in Washington. On Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury accus...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Archbishop Donald Wuerl talks with the media after Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle in Washington. On Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury accus...
    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism and calls for his resignation after becoming entangled in two major sexual abuse scandals roiling the church he has...More >>
    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism and calls for his resignation after becoming entangled in two major sexual abuse scandals roiling the church he has served with distinction since 1966.More >>
  • Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:51:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...(AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.More >>
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.More >>
  • US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:51:45 GMT
    (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...(U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.More >>
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.More >>
  • Pennsylvania bishops mostly silent on prosecutor's challenge

    Pennsylvania bishops mostly silent on prosecutor's challenge

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:51:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.  A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identifi...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identifi...
    The leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims.More >>
    The leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims.More >>
  • Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

    Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:51:38 GMT
    Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting are lambasting MGM Resorts International's legal maneuver to try to centralize multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre.More >>
    Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting are lambasting MGM Resorts International's legal maneuver to try to centralize multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre.More >>
  • Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

    Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:49:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Sikes). A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in New Haven, Conn. A city official said more than a dozen people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and were taken to local ...(AP Photo/Bill Sikes). A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in New Haven, Conn. A city official said more than a dozen people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and were taken to local ...
    Officials in New Haven, Connecticut, say the 24-hour drug overdose total from a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has increased to 76 as investigators try to determine exactly what sickened the victims.More >>
    Officials in New Haven, Connecticut, say the 24-hour drug overdose total from a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has increased to 76 as investigators try to determine exactly what sickened the victims.More >>
  • AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire case

    AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire case

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:41:31 GMT
    (KGO-TV via AP, File). FILE - This Dec. 3, 2016 file image from video provided by KGO-TV shows the Ghost Ship Warehouse after a fire swept through the Oakland, Calif., building. A Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longe...(KGO-TV via AP, File). FILE - This Dec. 3, 2016 file image from video provided by KGO-TV shows the Ghost Ship Warehouse after a fire swept through the Oakland, Calif., building. A Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longe...
    A Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert.More >>
    A Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert.More >>
  • Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San Francisco

    Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San Francisco

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:41:08 GMT
    (Union City Police via AP). This photo released by the Union City Police shows Kevin Barillas-Saballos. Police have arrested Barillas-Saballos, an Uber driver who is accused of picking up a woman in San Francisco while off duty and sexually assaulting ...(Union City Police via AP). This photo released by the Union City Police shows Kevin Barillas-Saballos. Police have arrested Barillas-Saballos, an Uber driver who is accused of picking up a woman in San Francisco while off duty and sexually assaulting ...
    An Uber driver is accused of picking up a woman in San Francisco while off duty and sexually assaulting her.More >>
    An Uber driver is accused of picking up a woman in San Francisco while off duty and sexually assaulting her.More >>
  • Prosecutor: Officer who shot black teen was 'trigger happy'

    Prosecutor: Officer who shot black teen was 'trigger happy'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:18:30 GMT
    (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File). FILE - In this May 6, 2017 file photo, mourners hold the commemorative program as they emerge from the funeral service for 15-year-old, Jordan Edwards, at Mesquite Friendship Baptist Church in Mesqui...(Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File). FILE - In this May 6, 2017 file photo, mourners hold the commemorative program as they emerge from the funeral service for 15-year-old, Jordan Edwards, at Mesquite Friendship Baptist Church in Mesqui...
    Prosecutor: Ex-Texas police officer who fatally shot black teenager was 'trigger happy'.More >>
    Prosecutor: Ex-Texas police officer who fatally shot black teenager was 'trigger happy'.More >>
  • US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...
    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building...More >>
    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism.More >>
  • Mormon president: Don't use 'Mormon' or 'LDS' as church name

    Mormon president: Don't use 'Mormon' or 'LDS' as church name

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:08:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, president Russell M. Nelson looks on following a news conference, in Salt Lake City. The president of the Mormon church is asking people to refrain from using "Mormon" or "LDS" as ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, president Russell M. Nelson looks on following a news conference, in Salt Lake City. The president of the Mormon church is asking people to refrain from using "Mormon" or "LDS" as ...
    The religion has the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and its official website is mormonnewsroom.org.More >>
    The religion has the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and its official website is mormonnewsroom.org.More >>
  • AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

    AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:08:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care...More >>
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.More >>
  • Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting, but not right away

    Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting, but not right away

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:43:48 GMT
    (AP Photo Mike Stewart). FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee ...(AP Photo Mike Stewart). FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee ...
    Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.More >>
    Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.More >>
  • Woman caught in flood called 911, family: I'm going to drown

    Woman caught in flood called 911, family: I'm going to drown

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:58:26 GMT
    A woman swept into a lake by a flash flood says she called 911 and her family to say she didn't think she'd survive.More >>
    A woman swept into a lake by a flash flood says she called 911 and her family to say she didn't think she'd survive.More >>
  • 2 brothers pay respects as Marine killed in WWII is buried

    2 brothers pay respects as Marine killed in WWII is buried

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:29:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). A Marine honor guard carries the remains of Emil Ragucci at the Holy Sepulcher cemetery Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018, in Philadelphia. Nearly 70 years after Ragucci was killed in WWII on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, his remains we...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). A Marine honor guard carries the remains of Emil Ragucci at the Holy Sepulcher cemetery Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018, in Philadelphia. Nearly 70 years after Ragucci was killed in WWII on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, his remains we...
    The remains of a Marine lost since the early days of World War II have been buried in Philadelphia, more than 70 years after he was killed.More >>
    The remains of a Marine lost since the early days of World War II have been buried in Philadelphia, more than 70 years after he was killed.More >>
  • Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

    Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:22 GMT
    New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders.More >>
    New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders.More >>
  • Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:16 GMT
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.More >>
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.More >>
  • Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

    Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:51:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, a smoker extinguishes a cigarette in an ash tray in Sacramento, Calif. If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for anoth...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, a smoker extinguishes a cigarette in an ash tray in Sacramento, Calif. If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for anoth...
    US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight.More >>
    US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight.More >>
  • 'Weaponization of faith': Examples from clergy abuse report

    'Weaponization of faith': Examples from clergy abuse report

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:44:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, at podium, speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abu...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, at podium, speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abu...
    A grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Pennsylvania accuses priests of using religious rituals, symbols of faith and the threat of eternity in hell to sexually attack children...More >>
    A grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Pennsylvania accuses priests of using religious rituals, symbols of faith and the threat of eternity in hell to sexually attack children over the years.More >>
  • Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

    Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:17:33 GMT
    (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File). FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2012, file photo, the Most Rev. Donald Trautman, second from left, retiring bishop of Erie, Pa., prays and lays his hands on the head of Monsignor Lawrence T. Persico, kneeling...(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File). FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2012, file photo, the Most Rev. Donald Trautman, second from left, retiring bishop of Erie, Pa., prays and lays his hands on the head of Monsignor Lawrence T. Persico, kneeling...
    Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other...More >>
    Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.More >>
  • Group sues to expand protected orca habitat along West Coast

    Group sues to expand protected orca habitat along West Coast

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:16:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered southern resident female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound, west of Seattle. With the Pacific Northwest's killer whales struggling, an envi...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered southern resident female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound, west of Seattle. With the Pacific Northwest's killer whales struggling, an envi...
    With the Pacific Northwest's killer whales struggling, an environmental group is suing to force President Donald Trump's administration to expand protected habitat.More >>
    With the Pacific Northwest's killer whales struggling, an environmental group is suing to force President Donald Trump's administration to expand protected habitat.More >>
  • Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:47:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.More >>
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.More >>
  • Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:28:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >>
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspects

    Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspects

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:13:44 GMT
    (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo, District Court Judge Sarah C. Backus presides over the hearing in the Amalia, N.M., desert compound case in Taos, N.M. Backus cleared the way for the release of t...(Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo, District Court Judge Sarah C. Backus presides over the hearing in the Amalia, N.M., desert compound case in Taos, N.M. Backus cleared the way for the release of t...
    Three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound were awaiting release in New Mexico, where security was boosted at a courthouse amid threats against the judge who cleared the way for the defendants to...More >>
    Three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound were awaiting release in New Mexico, where security was boosted at a courthouse amid threats against the judge who cleared the way for the defendants to leave jail.More >>
  • Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

    Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:02:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, water intake pipes that were once underwater sit above the water line along Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nev. U.S. government water managers said Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, that Lake...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, water intake pipes that were once underwater sit above the water line along Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nev. U.S. government water managers said Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, that Lake...
    U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and Southwestern U.S. states for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger...More >>
    U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and Southwestern U.S. states for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks in late 2019.More >>
  • Parkland students start school year with tightened security

    Parkland students start school year with tightened security

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:48:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Student walk to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gun...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Student walk to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gun...
    As students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School begin their first school year since a gunman opened fire on campus, they're returning to beefed up security including 18 safety monitors, new classroom locks and...More >>
    As students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School begin their first school year since a gunman opened fire on campus, they're returning to beefed up security including 18 safety monitors, new classroom locks and upgraded video surveillance.More >>
  • Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:42:34 GMT
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.More >>
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.More >>
  • US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

    US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:28:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). A federal agent removes items from an apartment following the arrest of Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Ir...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). A federal agent removes items from an apartment following the arrest of Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Ir...
    A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization.More >>
    A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization.More >>
  • Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:02:26 GMT
    (Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...(Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...
    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.More >>
    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.More >>
  • Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

    Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:18:49 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.More >>
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.More >>
  • Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

    Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:33:50 GMT
    Scientists say they have discovered part of a ship that was blown off a U.S. Navy destroyer during World War II in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.More >>
    Scientists say they have discovered part of a ship that was blown off a U.S. Navy destroyer during World War II in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.More >>
  • Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target

    Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:37:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). File - In this May 19, 2018 file photo tourists Randy Wilkie and Keya Cole from Buffalo, New York, check out the offerings of cannabis at one of the MedMen cannabis dispensaries in Los Angeles, prior to boarding the Gree...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). File - In this May 19, 2018 file photo tourists Randy Wilkie and Keya Cole from Buffalo, New York, check out the offerings of cannabis at one of the MedMen cannabis dispensaries in Los Angeles, prior to boarding the Gree...
    When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start.More >>
    When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start.More >>
  • After firefighting rips up the land, crews move in to fix it

    After firefighting rips up the land, crews move in to fix it

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Jack Hattendorf steers a road grader to repair a dirt path near Lakeport, Calif. Even as flames continue chewing through forestland nearby, Hattendorf and others are working to repair ...(AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Jack Hattendorf steers a road grader to repair a dirt path near Lakeport, Calif. Even as flames continue chewing through forestland nearby, Hattendorf and others are working to repair ...
    Firefighters are battling the largest wildfire on record in California, while foresters and other experts are working to repair the damage.More >>
    Firefighters are battling the largest wildfire on record in California, while foresters and other experts are working to repair the damage.More >>
  • Live salmon released for ailing orca but she doesn't eat

    Live salmon released for ailing orca but she doesn't eat

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:16 GMT
    Researchers carrying out unprecedented efforts to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca.More >>
    Researchers carrying out unprecedented efforts to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca.More >>
  • Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:10 GMT
    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.More >>
    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.More >>
  • Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

    Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, a Guadalupe fur seal, foreground, passes by as SeaWorld animal rescue team member Heather Ruce feeds a California sea lion at a rescue facility in San Diego, with rescue crews s...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, a Guadalupe fur seal, foreground, passes by as SeaWorld animal rescue team member Heather Ruce feeds a California sea lion at a rescue facility in San Diego, with rescue crews s...
    Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves.More >>
    Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves.More >>
  • WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get memorial marker

    WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get memorial marker

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:28:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy). In this Monday Aug. 13, 2018, photo, Daniel Crowley, a 96-year-old U.S. Army Air Corps veteran from World War II who was held by Japan as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan, speaks during an interview in Honolulu. ...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy). In this Monday Aug. 13, 2018, photo, Daniel Crowley, a 96-year-old U.S. Army Air Corps veteran from World War II who was held by Japan as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan, speaks during an interview in Honolulu. ...
    A 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu.More >>
    A 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu.More >>
  • Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42

    Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:03:33 GMT
    Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died.More >>
    Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died.More >>
  • Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

    Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:03:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14...
    A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s.More >>
    A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s.More >>
  • Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

    Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:28:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 4, 2018 file photo, baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, manages his shop after a U.S. Supreme Court issued a limited ruling in his favor after he refused to make a wedding cake for ...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 4, 2018 file photo, baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, manages his shop after a U.S. Supreme Court issued a limited ruling in his favor after he refused to make a wedding cake for ...
    The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a limited ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation.More >>
    The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a limited ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation.More >>
  • Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

    Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:41:36 GMT
    A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital.More >>
    A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital.More >>
  • Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media

    Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:42:32 GMT
    Prosecutors say Georgia woman facing the 'longest sentence' ever for leaking to the news media.More >>
    Prosecutors say Georgia woman facing the 'longest sentence' ever for leaking to the news media.More >>
  • Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:09:09 GMT
    (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...(Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.More >>
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.More >>
  • US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

    US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:48:00 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Drug Enforcement Administration officials tell The Associated Press that new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels will be unveiled in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Drug Enforcement Administration officials tell The Associated Press that new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels will be unveiled in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government.More >>
  • Baby elephant joins herd at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Baby elephant joins herd at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:12:03 GMT
    (Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Safari Park via AP). This Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo provided by the San Diego Zoo Safari Park shows Umzula-zuli, a healthy male African elephant calf, taking its first tentative steps in the elephant enclosure under the watchf...(Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Safari Park via AP). This Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo provided by the San Diego Zoo Safari Park shows Umzula-zuli, a healthy male African elephant calf, taking its first tentative steps in the elephant enclosure under the watchf...
    The newest elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has joined the rest of the herd.More >>
    The newest elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has joined the rest of the herd.More >>
  • Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:21:42 GMT
    A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate brought a campaign volunteer in a chicken suit to challenge another contestant to primary debates.More >>
    A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate brought a campaign volunteer in a chicken suit to challenge another contestant to primary debates.More >>
  • Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

    Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:21:22 GMT
    (Jessica Skropanic/Record Searchlight via AP). In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 photo, Rachel Pilli poses at the Care Net Pregnancy Center in Redding, Calif. A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California h...(Jessica Skropanic/Record Searchlight via AP). In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 photo, Rachel Pilli poses at the Care Net Pregnancy Center in Redding, Calif. A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California h...
    A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.More >>
    A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.More >>
  • Report done on boy's near-hanging, but not released

    Report done on boy's near-hanging, but not released

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:08:19 GMT
    Almost a year after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged, the New Hampshire attorney general's office says a legal dispute is preventing it from releasing a report on its investigation.More >>
    Almost a year after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged, the New Hampshire attorney general's office says a legal dispute is preventing it from releasing a report on its investigation.More >>
  • Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:07:59 GMT
    Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.More >>
    Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.More >>
  • Mother of missing baby charged after remains found near home

    Mother of missing baby charged after remains found near home

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:53:27 GMT
    Police in upstate New York have charged the mother of a missing baby with multiple felonies after the remains of a child were found near her home.More >>
    Police in upstate New York have charged the mother of a missing baby with multiple felonies after the remains of a child were found near her home.More >>
  • Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:57:26 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, left, alongside Lt. Gov. Tracey Mann, addresses the media at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., a day after his primary race aga...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, left, alongside Lt. Gov. Tracey Mann, addresses the media at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., a day after his primary race aga...
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary.More >>
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary.More >>
  • Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor

    Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:39:40 GMT
    Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term.More >>
    Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term.More >>
  • ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

    ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:42:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, center, confers with one of his attorneys at a first appearance in New Mexico district court in Taos, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on accusations of child abuse and abducting his son from the boy's mother. ...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, center, confers with one of his attorneys at a first appearance in New Mexico district court in Taos, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on accusations of child abuse and abducting his son from the boy's mother. ...
    A court hearing is planned on allegations that children at a remote compound in northern New Mexico may have been trained in the use of firearms in preparation for a school shooting.More >>
    A court hearing is planned on allegations that children at a remote compound in northern New Mexico may have been trained in the use of firearms in preparation for a school shooting.More >>
  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:22:21 GMT
    (Steve Montalto/Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau via AP). This photo provided by Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau, shows Yosemite National Park employees, and a few visitors from France, posing for a photo holding hand fans th...(Steve Montalto/Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau via AP). This photo provided by Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau, shows Yosemite National Park employees, and a few visitors from France, posing for a photo holding hand fans th...
    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.More >>
    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.More >>
  • Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:58:40 GMT
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.More >>
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.More >>
  • Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

    Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:37:00 GMT
    Liev Schreiber is denying allegations that he attacked a local New York photographer while he was in town filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan.".More >>
    Liev Schreiber is denying allegations that he attacked a local New York photographer while he was in town filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan.".More >>
  • Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:36:29 GMT
    (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...(Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.More >>
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.More >>
  • 'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

    'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:35:11 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The Mobile Service Tower is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. A...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The Mobile Service Tower is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. A...
    NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.More >>
    NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.More >>
  • Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

    Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:58:00 GMT
    Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.More >>
    Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.More >>
  • New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

    New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:52:58 GMT
    New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted.More >>
    New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted.More >>
  • Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

    Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:30:06 GMT
    In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.More >>
    In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.More >>
  • Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

    Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:29:31 GMT
    A federal judge says the U.S. government should decide whether to allow a recently discharged Army specialist to become a citizen within three weeks.More >>
    A federal judge says the U.S. government should decide whether to allow a recently discharged Army specialist to become a citizen within three weeks.More >>
  • The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

    The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:20:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, center, confers with one of his attorneys at a first appearance in New Mexico district court in Taos, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on accusations of child abuse and abducting his son from the boy's mother. ...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, center, confers with one of his attorneys at a first appearance in New Mexico district court in Taos, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on accusations of child abuse and abducting his son from the boy's mother. ...
    Prosecutors say children who were found at a ramshackle New Mexico compound were trained to use firearms and learned other tactical techniques as they prepared to get rid of teachers, law enforcement and other...More >>
    Prosecutors say children who were found at a ramshackle New Mexico compound were trained to use firearms and learned other tactical techniques as they prepared to get rid of teachers, law enforcement and other institutions that were considered corrupt.More >>
  • Pawlenty's Minnesota loss caps political career with a thud

    Pawlenty's Minnesota loss caps political career with a thud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:00:03 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Democrats are settling a three-way battle for governor in a stacked primary el...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Democrats are settling a three-way battle for governor in a stacked primary el...
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.More >>
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.More >>
  • Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

    Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:11:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert checks his cell phone following the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election officials across Kansas on Monday beg...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert checks his cell phone following the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election officials across Kansas on Monday beg...
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor.More >>
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor.More >>
  • 9 injured in apparent natural gas explosion in Denver

    9 injured in apparent natural gas explosion in Denver

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:38:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Rubble from an apparent gas explosion in a row of homes is strewn along a block on Santa Fe Boulevard Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Denver. Firefighters are still determining how many people were injured in the explosion, whic...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Rubble from an apparent gas explosion in a row of homes is strewn along a block on Santa Fe Boulevard Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Denver. Firefighters are still determining how many people were injured in the explosion, whic...
    Firefighters say nine people were injured, one critically, by an apparent natural gas explosion in Denver.More >>
    Firefighters say nine people were injured, one critically, by an apparent natural gas explosion in Denver.More >>
  • Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children

    Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:26:29 GMT
    Time is ticking down to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses.More >>
    Time is ticking down to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses.More >>
  • Police: Shooting followed dispute in Walmart checkout lines

    Police: Shooting followed dispute in Walmart checkout lines

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:33:31 GMT
    A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people.More >>
    A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: California may redo law to treat, free suspects

    APNewsBreak: California may redo law to treat, free suspects

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:13:01 GMT
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment.More >>
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment.More >>
  • AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

    AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:40:41 GMT
    The president of a Utah company whose small plane was used by a man who died when he flew into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife says the pilot had full access to the plane because he...More >>
    The president of a Utah company whose small plane was used by a man who died when he flew into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife says the pilot had full access to the plane because he had earned the firm's trust.More >>
  • Teams trying to save ailing orca practice feeding live fish

    Teams trying to save ailing orca practice feeding live fish

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:10:17 GMT
    (Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP). In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. J50 is the sick whale that a team of experts...(Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP). In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. J50 is the sick whale that a team of experts...
    A team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare emergency effort to save her.More >>
    A team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare emergency effort to save her.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

    APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:41:43 GMT
    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is campaigning to unseat New Mexico's junior Democratic U.S. senator, seeking political opportunity in the space between Democrats and voters loyal to...More >>
    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is campaigning to unseat New Mexico's junior Democratic U.S. senator, seeking political opportunity in the space between Democrats and voters loyal to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

    Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:28:51 GMT
    A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as honor killings.More >>
    A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as honor killings.More >>
  • Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body

    Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:21:29 GMT
    A former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl; still faces trial on a charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing.More >>
    A former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl; still faces trial on a charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing.More >>
  • NYC mayor signs bill capping new ride-hail licenses

    NYC mayor signs bill capping new ride-hail licenses

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:59:44 GMT
    Drivers for ride-hailing services lined up for hours to register their cars before New York City enacts a temporary cap on new licenses.More >>
    Drivers for ride-hailing services lined up for hours to register their cars before New York City enacts a temporary cap on new licenses.More >>
  • Defense: No evidence in teen's death days after Obama event

    Defense: No evidence in teen's death days after Obama event

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:43:52 GMT
    Two men are standing trial in the 2013 shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago student just days after she performed with her high school band at then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.More >>
    Two men are standing trial in the 2013 shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago student just days after she performed with her high school band at then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.More >>
  • Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

    Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:18:30 GMT
    (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP). This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III,  in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police o...(Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP). This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police o...
    Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.More >>
    Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.More >>
  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

    Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:43:00 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). Attorneys Michael Avenatti and Ricardo de Anda exit the building of the Houston Immigration Court, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Houston.  Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of a...(Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). Attorneys Michael Avenatti and Ricardo de Anda exit the building of the Houston Immigration Court, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Houston. Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of a...
    The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala.More >>
    The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala.More >>
  • Court: Ex-federal immigration lawyer can be sued for forgery

    Court: Ex-federal immigration lawyer can be sued for forgery

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:54:59 GMT
    A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages.More >>
    A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages.More >>
  • Former Baltimore officer indicted, accused of assaulting man

    Former Baltimore officer indicted, accused of assaulting man

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:09:42 GMT
    A Baltimore police officer has been indicted after being recorded repeatedly punching a man in a street confrontation.More >>
    A Baltimore police officer has been indicted after being recorded repeatedly punching a man in a street confrontation.More >>
  • Possible evidence in missing girls case found at warehouse

    Possible evidence in missing girls case found at warehouse

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:27:28 GMT
    (Michigan Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This March 6, 2017, file photo released by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Arthur Ream. Authorities investigating the decades-old disappearances of several girls say they've found p...(Michigan Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This March 6, 2017, file photo released by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Arthur Ream. Authorities investigating the decades-old disappearances of several girls say they've found p...
    Authorities investigating the decades-old disappearances of several girls say they've found possible evidence during a search of an abandoned suburban Detroit warehouse.More >>
    Authorities investigating the decades-old disappearances of several girls say they've found possible evidence during a search of an abandoned suburban Detroit warehouse.More >>
  • Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping in son's torture case

    Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping in son's torture case

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:43:48 GMT
    A man accused of torturing his 8-year-old son by locking him in a basement, withholding food and making him endure dog bites has pleaded not guilty.More >>
    A man accused of torturing his 8-year-old son by locking him in a basement, withholding food and making him endure dog bites has pleaded not guilty.More >>
  • Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

    Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:07:42 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Fatima Goss Graves speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hill...(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Fatima Goss Graves speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hill...
    A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.More >>
    A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.More >>
  • California man pleads guilty to smuggling gun parts to Syria

    California man pleads guilty to smuggling gun parts to Syria

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:46:39 GMT
    The chief executive of a California check cashing business has pleaded guilty to helping smuggle rifle parts and other military equipment to rebels in his native Syria.More >>
    The chief executive of a California check cashing business has pleaded guilty to helping smuggle rifle parts and other military equipment to rebels in his native Syria.More >>
  • Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:03:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.More >>
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.More >>
  • Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story

    Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:49:25 GMT
    Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island this week.More >>
    Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island this week.More >>
  • Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

    Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:07:46 GMT
    (Richard Russell/YouTube via AP). This undated image posted to Richard Russell's YouTube channel shows Russell, an airline ground agent. Investigators are piecing together how Russell stole an empty commercial airplane, took off from Sea-Tac Internatio...(Richard Russell/YouTube via AP). This undated image posted to Richard Russell's YouTube channel shows Russell, an airline ground agent. Investigators are piecing together how Russell stole an empty commercial airplane, took off from Sea-Tac Internatio...
    After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches.More >>
    After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches.More >>
  • Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge

    Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:18:22 GMT
    Liev Schreiber is facing a harassment charge in suburban New York, where his lawyer says the actor is accused of shoving a photographer's camera.More >>
    Liev Schreiber is facing a harassment charge in suburban New York, where his lawyer says the actor is accused of shoving a photographer's camera.More >>
  • Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

    Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:09:27 GMT
    (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). This photo shows a damaged house after a plane crashed in Payson, Utah, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. A Utah man flew the small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaul...(Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). This photo shows a damaged house after a plane crashed in Payson, Utah, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. A Utah man flew the small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaul...
    Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a house in Utah, killing the pilot.More >>
    Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a house in Utah, killing the pilot.More >>
  • Charge added against California serial killing suspect

    Charge added against California serial killing suspect

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:50:56 GMT
    Prosecutors have added another murder charge against a California serial killing suspect, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case.More >>
    Prosecutors have added another murder charge against a California serial killing suspect, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case.More >>
  • Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village

    Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:40:12 GMT
    Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.More >>
    Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.More >>
  • Devastating toxic algae bloom plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

    Devastating toxic algae bloom plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:41:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). In this Monday Aug. 6, 2018 photo, dead fish are shown near a boat ramp in Bradenton Beach, Fla. From Naples in Southwest Florida, about 135 miles north, beach communities along the Gulf coast have been plagued with red tide. ...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). In this Monday Aug. 6, 2018 photo, dead fish are shown near a boat ramp in Bradenton Beach, Fla. From Naples in Southwest Florida, about 135 miles north, beach communities along the Gulf coast have been plagued with red tide. ...
    Red tide is killing marine life, hurting tourism and upsetting beach lovers in Florida.More >>
    Red tide is killing marine life, hurting tourism and upsetting beach lovers in Florida.More >>
  • Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

    Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:59:15 GMT
    The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.More >>
    The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.More >>
  • Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

    Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:33:49 GMT
    For years, the country's immigration courts have besieged by ballooning dockets, lengthy backlogs and a lack of resources.More >>
    For years, the country's immigration courts have besieged by ballooning dockets, lengthy backlogs and a lack of resources.More >>
  • The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

    The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:54:11 GMT
    (Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP). A boat taking off from Apgar heads across Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, 2018. Three fires burning in the park have reduced visibility and air quality.(Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP). A boat taking off from Apgar heads across Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, 2018. Three fires burning in the park have reduced visibility and air quality.
    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.More >>
    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.More >>
  • Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

    Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:51:37 GMT
    Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues.More >>
    Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues.More >>
  • Museum seeks to buy president's life insurance application

    Museum seeks to buy president's life insurance application

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:31:17 GMT
    William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Ohio launches online fundraiser to buy a life insurance policy application filed by the former president.More >>
    William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Ohio launches online fundraiser to buy a life insurance policy application filed by the former president.More >>
  • Under new law, military kids get sex assault protections

    Under new law, military kids get sex assault protections

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:09:42 GMT
    The Defense Department must improve how it responds to child-on-child sexual assault at U.S. military bases across the world as part of a sweeping new law President Donald Trump signed Monday.More >>
    The Defense Department must improve how it responds to child-on-child sexual assault at U.S. military bases across the world as part of a sweeping new law President Donald Trump signed Monday.More >>
  • What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

    What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:36:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this long-exposure photo, smoke and an orange glow are seen on Ketron Island in Washington state, early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 as viewed from near Steilacoom, Wash. On Friday, an airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this long-exposure photo, smoke and an orange glow are seen on Ketron Island in Washington state, early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 as viewed from near Steilacoom, Wash. On Friday, an airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air...
    How did an airline worker steal a plane and what are authorities doing?.More >>
    How did an airline worker steal a plane and what are authorities doing?.More >>
  • Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

    Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:51:38 GMT
    A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue _ a Connecticut liquor store.More >>
    A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue _ a Connecticut liquor store.More >>
  • Judge won't toss claim against Mormon church in rape case

    Judge won't toss claim against Mormon church in rape case

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:51:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this April 5, 2018, file photo, plaintiff McKenna Denson, right, receives a hug from supporter Jenea Gillespie, left, after speaking with reporters during a news conference in Salt Lake City. A judge is refusing ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this April 5, 2018, file photo, plaintiff McKenna Denson, right, receives a hug from supporter Jenea Gillespie, left, after speaking with reporters during a news conference in Salt Lake City. A judge is refusing ...
    A judge is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit claiming a woman was raped in the 1980s by a man who the Mormon church allowed to oversee young missionaries despite a history of sexual misconduct.More >>
    A judge is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit claiming a woman was raped in the 1980s by a man who the Mormon church allowed to oversee young missionaries despite a history of sexual misconduct.More >>
  • Suspect in fatal warehouse fire says he can't get fair trial

    Suspect in fatal warehouse fire says he can't get fair trial

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:34:47 GMT
    (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE- This combination of file June 2017 booking photos released by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena, at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif. The two men,...(Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE- This combination of file June 2017 booking photos released by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena, at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif. The two men,...
    Derick Almena's lawyer says there's little chance he'll get a fair trial in Oakland after a plea deal collapsed when a judge said the 48-year-old showed too little remorse for illegally converting a warehouse where...More >>
    Derick Almena's lawyer says there's little chance he'll get a fair trial in Oakland after a plea deal collapsed when a judge said the 48-year-old showed too little remorse for illegally converting a warehouse where a fire killed three dozen people.More >>
  • NYC subway riders beat conductor in attack caught on video

    NYC subway riders beat conductor in attack caught on video

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:34:44 GMT
    Police are looking for two irate New York City subway riders who punched a conductor in the face after he announced a train was going express.More >>
    Police are looking for two irate New York City subway riders who punched a conductor in the face after he announced a train was going express.More >>
  • California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

    California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:51:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were kille...(AP Photo/John Locher). Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were kille...
    A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.More >>
    A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.More >>
  • Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont

    Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:47:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke). Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard confer during the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Stowe, Vt.(AP Photo/Lisa Rathke). Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard confer during the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Stowe, Vt.
    A group of northeastern governors and premiers from eastern Canada are meeting in Vermont, where they are discussing a variety of joint issues, amid a trade dispute between Washington and Ottawa.More >>
    A group of northeastern governors and premiers from eastern Canada are meeting in Vermont, where they are discussing a variety of joint issues, amid a trade dispute between Washington and Ottawa.More >>
  • 2 die after road rage fight in Northern California

    2 die after road rage fight in Northern California

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:46:58 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a Northern California car crash that led to a fight between two men and resulted in their deaths, one by apparent homicide and the other after he was run over by a third car.More >>
    Authorities are investigating a Northern California car crash that led to a fight between two men and resulted in their deaths, one by apparent homicide and the other after he was run over by a third car.More >>
  • Officer recorded punching a man could face assault charge

    Officer recorded punching a man could face assault charge

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:25:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Baltimore Police Department Interim Commissioner Gary Tuggle addresses the resignation of an officer who was recorded repeatedly punching a man during a news conference at the department's headquarters, Monday, Aug. 13, 201...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Baltimore Police Department Interim Commissioner Gary Tuggle addresses the resignation of an officer who was recorded repeatedly punching a man during a news conference at the department's headquarters, Monday, Aug. 13, 201...
    Baltimore's police commissioner says an officer recorded repeatedly punching a man could face a second-degree assault charge.More >>
    Baltimore's police commissioner says an officer recorded repeatedly punching a man could face a second-degree assault charge.More >>
  • Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

    Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:20:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). In this June 30, 2018, photo, protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers...(AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). In this June 30, 2018, photo, protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers...
    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.More >>
    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.More >>
  • Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

    Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:40:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, youths look at computer screens at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tech industry's use of persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens is...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, youths look at computer screens at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tech industry's use of persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens is...
    Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens.More >>
    Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens.More >>
  • WWII remains come home, brothers get to pay last respects

    WWII remains come home, brothers get to pay last respects

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:43:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this July 31, 2018 photo, Dominic Ragucci poses for a portrait in Philadelphia with a photo of his brother, Emil, who was killed in action during World War II. Nearly 70 years after Emil's death in the South Pacific Battle of...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this July 31, 2018 photo, Dominic Ragucci poses for a portrait in Philadelphia with a photo of his brother, Emil, who was killed in action during World War II. Nearly 70 years after Emil's death in the South Pacific Battle of...
    Dominic Ragucci had thought for nearly 70 years that the remains of his older brother, Emil, were swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll. On Monday, he plans to stand on the tarmac in...More >>
    Dominic Ragucci had thought for nearly 70 years that the remains of his older brother, Emil, were swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll. On Monday, he plans to stand on the tarmac in Philadelphia and greet Emil's remains.More >>
  • Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts

    Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:43:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this Monday, June 18, 2018 photo, Jennifer Samuels, a teacher and a Democratic candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives in LD15, speaks to other teacher candidates and constituents at a campaign event in Scotts...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this Monday, June 18, 2018 photo, Jennifer Samuels, a teacher and a Democratic candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives in LD15, speaks to other teacher candidates and constituents at a campaign event in Scotts...
    Many of the teachers who converged on their state capitols in protest this past spring are hoping to soon return _ this time as lawmakers.More >>
    Many of the teachers who converged on their state capitols in protest this past spring are hoping to soon return _ this time as lawmakers.More >>
  • GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:29:25 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.More >>
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.More >>
  • Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

    Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:23:49 GMT
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.More >>
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.More >>
  • Sister lunch ladies accused of stealing nearly $500K

    Sister lunch ladies accused of stealing nearly $500K

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:19:45 GMT
    Two sisters who were former cafeteria workers are being charged with stealing nearly a half-million dollars from Connecticut schools in the past five years.More >>
    Two sisters who were former cafeteria workers are being charged with stealing nearly a half-million dollars from Connecticut schools in the past five years.More >>
  • Northern California man shoots, kills 3 kids and himself

    Northern California man shoots, kills 3 kids and himself

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:17:32 GMT
    (Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP). This May 25, 2018 photo released by the Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Ricardo Garcia Lopez. Police said Lopez, who was arrested twice this year on domestic violence charges, shot and killed three of his child...(Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP). This May 25, 2018 photo released by the Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Ricardo Garcia Lopez. Police said Lopez, who was arrested twice this year on domestic violence charges, shot and killed three of his child...
    A father of four young children who was arrested twice this year on domestic violence complaints and barred from owning a firearm shot and killed three of his children and then himself.More >>
    A father of four young children who was arrested twice this year on domestic violence complaints and barred from owning a firearm shot and killed three of his children and then himself.More >>
  • Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

    Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:54:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Demonstrators march on the campus of the University of Virginia in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Demonstrators march on the campus of the University of Virginia in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.
    A day after tensions between police and activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia's campus, the city of Charlottesville plans to mark Sunday's anniversary of a deadly gathering of white...More >>
    A day after tensions between police and activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia's campus, the city of Charlottesville plans to mark Sunday's anniversary of a deadly gathering of white supremacists with a rally against racial hatred.More >>
  • NASA sending spacecraft straight into sun's glittering crown

    NASA sending spacecraft straight into sun's glittering crown

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:40:13 GMT
    (Kim Shiflett/NASA via AP). In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, astrophysicist Eugene Parker attends a news conference about the Parker Solar Probe named after him, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Sixty years ago, the young astrophysicist proposed ...(Kim Shiflett/NASA via AP). In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, astrophysicist Eugene Parker attends a news conference about the Parker Solar Probe named after him, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Sixty years ago, the young astrophysicist proposed ...
    NASA is sending a spacecraft on a voyage straight into the sun's glittering crown.More >>
    NASA is sending a spacecraft on a voyage straight into the sun's glittering crown.More >>
  • Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief

    Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:59:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Alaska Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Sea-Tac International Airport Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. An airline mechanic stole an Alaska Airlines plane without any passengers and took off from Sea-Tac In...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Alaska Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Sea-Tac International Airport Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. An airline mechanic stole an Alaska Airlines plane without any passengers and took off from Sea-Tac In...
    Aviation expert say one of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem.More >>
    Aviation expert say one of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem.More >>
  • Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

    Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:27:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room.More >>
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room.More >>
  • Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:27:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. On Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, Ellison denied an allegation from an ex-gir...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. On Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, Ellison denied an allegation from an ex-gir...
    An ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison says the Minnesota Democrat emotionally and physically abused her, allegations that Ellison denies.More >>
    An ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison says the Minnesota Democrat emotionally and physically abused her, allegations that Ellison denies.More >>
  • Nebraska inmate seeks new evidence in decades-old slayings

    Nebraska inmate seeks new evidence in decades-old slayings

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:22:33 GMT
    (Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP). This photo provided by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows Jeff Boppre, who is serving two consecutive life sentences for the fatal 1988 shootings of two people in western Nebras...(Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP). This photo provided by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows Jeff Boppre, who is serving two consecutive life sentences for the fatal 1988 shootings of two people in western Nebras...
    A man convicted of a 1988 double murder in western Nebraska is seeking to reopen the case by using new technology to identify fingerprints left at the crime scene, even as a new documentary nearing completion calls...More >>
    A man convicted of a 1988 double murder in western Nebraska is seeking to reopen the case by using new technology to identify fingerprints left at the crime scene, even as a new documentary nearing completion calls into question his guilt.More >>
  • California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

    California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:18:17 GMT
    California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance.More >>
    California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance.More >>
  • Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

    Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:16:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper presents his drivers license for identification purposes to Heather Ditty, elections manager for the Sacramento County Registrar of...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper presents his drivers license for identification purposes to Heather Ditty, elections manager for the Sacramento County Registrar of...
    The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.More >>
    The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.More >>
  • Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

    Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:07:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison). FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. In an innovative experiment, doctors prescribed fewer opioids after learning of their patient's ove...(AP Photo/Patrick Sison). FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. In an innovative experiment, doctors prescribed fewer opioids after learning of their patient's ove...
    In a novel experiment, doctors started prescribing fewer opioids after getting a letter from the medical examiner telling them of their patient's fatal overdose.More >>
    In a novel experiment, doctors started prescribing fewer opioids after getting a letter from the medical examiner telling them of their patient's fatal overdose.More >>
  • School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

    School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:17:08 GMT
    Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts unearth a 124-year-old time capsule.More >>
    Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts unearth a 124-year-old time capsule.More >>
  • Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

    Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:54:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...
    Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's...More >>
    Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's Cleveland National Forest.More >>
  • Education advocate aiming to unseat longtime Alaska rep

    Education advocate aiming to unseat longtime Alaska rep

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:38:27 GMT
    Alaska education advocate Alyse Galvin is among the wave of women candidates hoping to be elected to the U.S. House this fall.More >>
    Alaska education advocate Alyse Galvin is among the wave of women candidates hoping to be elected to the U.S. House this fall.More >>
  • Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:48:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Customers check out the Tesla X, at the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and s...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Customers check out the Tesla X, at the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and s...
    Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches.More >>
    Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches.More >>
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.More >>
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.More >>
  • Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

    Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:40:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios). In this photo taken June 8, 2018, craft donut shop owner Amy Pruchnic, right, talks with an employee at her busy new store in downtown Spokane, Wash. The state's second-largest city is booming these days thanks to a goo...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios). In this photo taken June 8, 2018, craft donut shop owner Amy Pruchnic, right, talks with an employee at her busy new store in downtown Spokane, Wash. The state's second-largest city is booming these days thanks to a goo...
    Spokane is booming, with a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts and entertainment sector.More >>
    Spokane is booming, with a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts and entertainment sector.More >>
  • Helping nature: Inducing labor avoids cesarean for some moms

    Helping nature: Inducing labor avoids cesarean for some moms

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford). In this Aug. 7, 2018 photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. According to a study released on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, first-time mothers at low risk of complications were le...(AP Photo/Teresa Crawford). In this Aug. 7, 2018 photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. According to a study released on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, first-time mothers at low risk of complications were le...
    A large study of first-time moms finds inducing labor rather than waiting avoids cesarean delivery for some.More >>
    A large study of first-time moms finds inducing labor rather than waiting avoids cesarean delivery for some.More >>
  • Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

    Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:34:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu). A firefighter keeps watch on the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu). A firefighter keeps watch on the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
    Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.More >>
    Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.More >>
  • Orca back to feeding, frolicking after carrying dead calf

    Orca back to feeding, frolicking after carrying dead calf

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:32:57 GMT
    Researchers say an endangered killer whale that drew international attention as she carried her dead calf on her head for more than two weeks is finally back to feeding and frolicking with her pod.More >>
    Researchers say an endangered killer whale that drew international attention as she carried her dead calf on her head for more than two weeks is finally back to feeding and frolicking with her pod.More >>
  • Against all odds: Democrats pour money into longshot races

    Against all odds: Democrats pour money into longshot races

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:03:57 GMT
    Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats.More >>
    Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats.More >>
  • Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:44:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
  • The Latest: Ron Curtis wins Hawaii GOP nod for US Senate

    The Latest: Ron Curtis wins Hawaii GOP nod for US Senate

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 03:13:48 GMT
    (Marie Eriel Hobro /Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). A family squeezes together inside of a small voting booth at Kapolei High School in Kapolei, Hawaii., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The winners of most of the Democratic Party's primary races in Hawaii t...(Marie Eriel Hobro /Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). A family squeezes together inside of a small voting booth at Kapolei High School in Kapolei, Hawaii., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The winners of most of the Democratic Party's primary races in Hawaii t...
    Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.More >>
    Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.More >>
  • Find an eagle feather? US law says don't take it. Cuomo did

    Find an eagle feather? US law says don't take it. Cuomo did

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:41:29 GMT
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently told a story about grabbing a feather shed by an eagle after it swooped past his family's canoe during an outing on an Adirondack lake.More >>
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently told a story about grabbing a feather shed by an eagle after it swooped past his family's canoe during an outing on an Adirondack lake.More >>
  • Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

    Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:22:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017 file photo shows gas gathering plant on a hilltop at the Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles. A tentative settlement h...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017 file photo shows gas gathering plant on a hilltop at the Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles. A tentative settlement h...
    A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.More >>
    A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.More >>
  • Officials: Man who stole plane, died in crash not a pilot

    Officials: Man who stole plane, died in crash not a pilot

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:36:02 GMT
    Alaska Airlines says there was an "unauthorized take-off" of an airplane and witnesses reported a jet being chased by military planes near Sea-Tac International Airport.More >>
    Alaska Airlines says there was an "unauthorized take-off" of an airplane and witnesses reported a jet being chased by military planes near Sea-Tac International Airport.More >>
  • GOP uncertain as Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

    GOP uncertain as Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:55:45 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.More >>
    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.More >>
  • Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

    Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:30:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...
    Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.More >>
    Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.More >>
  • Baltimore officer suspended after punching incident recorded

    Baltimore officer suspended after punching incident recorded

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:12:40 GMT
    A Baltimore police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk.More >>
    A Baltimore police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk.More >>
  • List grows of people said to know of Ohio St. doctor's abuse

    List grows of people said to know of Ohio St. doctor's abuse

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:12:26 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The list of Ohio State officials said to have kn...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The list of Ohio State officials said to have kn...
    Several former students and student-athletes at Ohio State University have described sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked at the university from 1978 until he retired in 1998.More >>
    Several former students and student-athletes at Ohio State University have described sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked at the university from 1978 until he retired in 1998.More >>
  • Ex-congressman wins Hawaii Democratic primary for US House

    Ex-congressman wins Hawaii Democratic primary for US House

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:12:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Former U.S. Rep Ed Case, left, along with his wife Audrey Case, do last minute campaigning waving at passing cars, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. Case is trying to succeed U.S. Rep Colleen Hanabusa, who is running for Ha...(AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Former U.S. Rep Ed Case, left, along with his wife Audrey Case, do last minute campaigning waving at passing cars, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. Case is trying to succeed U.S. Rep Colleen Hanabusa, who is running for Ha...
    Former Congressman Ed Case is the Democratic Party's nominee to represent Honolulu in the U.S. House.More >>
    Former Congressman Ed Case is the Democratic Party's nominee to represent Honolulu in the U.S. House.More >>
  • Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

    Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:49:30 GMT
    Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility.More >>
    Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility.More >>
  • Wisconsin Democrats crowd in for chance to challenge Walker

    Wisconsin Democrats crowd in for chance to challenge Walker

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...
    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has warned for months about a "blue wave" this fall, and Tuesday's primary will settle which Democrat tries to ride it.More >>
    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has warned for months about a "blue wave" this fall, and Tuesday's primary will settle which Democrat tries to ride it.More >>
  • Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-08-12 08:31:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.
    The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils, but police had a brief confrontation with students...More >>
    The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils, but police had a brief confrontation with students angry over their heavy presence.More >>
  • The Latest: Family: Man who took plane was warm, gentle

    The Latest: Family: Man who took plane was warm, gentle

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-08-12 03:36:11 GMT
    Officials at Sea-Tac International Airport say an Alaska Airlines plane that was stolen by an airline employee and has crashed.More >>
    Officials at Sea-Tac International Airport say an Alaska Airlines plane that was stolen by an airline employee and has crashed.More >>
  • Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-08-12 02:31:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The governor has declar...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The governor has declar...
    Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred that...More >>
    Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred that shocked the nation.More >>
  • New Mexico compound littered with ammunition, dirty diapers

    New Mexico compound littered with ammunition, dirty diapers

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-08-12 02:11:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Imam Siraj Wahhaj speaks to reporters, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in New York. Wahhaj, the grandfather of a missing Georgia boy,  says the remains of the child were found buried at a desert compound in New Mexico. Abdul-ghani Wah...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Imam Siraj Wahhaj speaks to reporters, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in New York. Wahhaj, the grandfather of a missing Georgia boy, says the remains of the child were found buried at a desert compound in New Mexico. Abdul-ghani Wah...
    A well-known imam whose three children were among the five adults arrested during a raid on a New Mexico compound says he doesn't understand why his son and the others disappeared into the desert.More >>
    A well-known imam whose three children were among the five adults arrested during a raid on a New Mexico compound says he doesn't understand why his son and the others disappeared into the desert.More >>
  • Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

    Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:29:09 GMT
    Woah, it's a boa.More >>
    Woah, it's a boa.More >>
  • Count of last Kansas governor primary ballots to stretch out

    Count of last Kansas governor primary ballots to stretch out

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:00:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hanna, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2011, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, confers with Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker during a Kansas House Elections Committee hearing on Kobach's bill for cracking d...(AP Photo/John Hanna, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2011, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, confers with Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker during a Kansas House Elections Committee hearing on Kobach's bill for cracking d...
    The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race.More >>
    The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race.More >>
  • Last-minute technical problem delays NASA's flight to sun

    Last-minute technical problem delays NASA's flight to sun

    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:50:48 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). This photo provided by NASA shows the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard shortly after the Mobile Service Tower was rolled back, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Launch Complex 37 at Ca...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). This photo provided by NASA shows the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard shortly after the Mobile Service Tower was rolled back, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Launch Complex 37 at Ca...
    A last-minute technical problem has delayed NASA's unprecedented mission to the sun.More >>
    A last-minute technical problem has delayed NASA's unprecedented mission to the sun.More >>
  • Judge rejects plea deals in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

    Judge rejects plea deals in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:58:35 GMT
    (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE- This combination of file June 2017 booking photos released by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena, at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif. The two men,...(Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE- This combination of file June 2017 booking photos released by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena, at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif. The two men,...
    Two men who accepted a plea deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a California warehouse fire will likely be released from prison after serving just half their...More >>
    Two men who accepted a plea deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a California warehouse fire will likely be released from prison after serving just half their sentences.More >>
  • Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead

    Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:36:18 GMT
    Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to a reality TV star.More >>
    Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to a reality TV star.More >>
  • Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:19:57 GMT
    A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.More >>
    A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.More >>
  • Judge refuses to halt Nebraska's 1st execution since 1997

    Judge refuses to halt Nebraska's 1st execution since 1997

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:07:06 GMT
    (Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP, File). FILE - This file photo provided by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows death-row inmate Carey Dean Moore. A federal judge is set to decide Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, whether Ne...(Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP, File). FILE - This file photo provided by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows death-row inmate Carey Dean Moore. A federal judge is set to decide Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, whether Ne...
    A federal judge is allowing Nebraska to proceed with the state's first-ever lethal injection despite a pharmaceutical company's lawsuit that claims the state illicitly obtained its drugs.More >>
    A federal judge is allowing Nebraska to proceed with the state's first-ever lethal injection despite a pharmaceutical company's lawsuit that claims the state illicitly obtained its drugs.More >>
  • Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

    Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:43:06 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...
    Secretaries of state from middle America aren't generally household names. Kansas' Kris Kobach is the exception.More >>
    Secretaries of state from middle America aren't generally household names. Kansas' Kris Kobach is the exception.More >>
  • Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

    Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:42:58 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...
    An aide to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says Secretary of State Kris Kobach's promise to remove himself from further counting in their contested Republican primary race is not enough.More >>
    An aide to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says Secretary of State Kris Kobach's promise to remove himself from further counting in their contested Republican primary race is not enough.More >>
  • Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

    Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:47:53 GMT
    Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleads guilty to possession of about 20 kilograms of cocaine with intent to distribute.More >>
    Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleads guilty to possession of about 20 kilograms of cocaine with intent to distribute.More >>
  • Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman's convictions tossed

    Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman's convictions tossed

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:48:04 GMT
    A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.More >>
    A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.More >>
  • Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

    Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:54:12 GMT
    A U.S. judge in Hawaii says a federal agent can't be tried a third time for shooting and killing a man in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant.More >>
    A U.S. judge in Hawaii says a federal agent can't be tried a third time for shooting and killing a man in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant.More >>
  • Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star

    Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:15:14 GMT
    (Steve Gribben/Johns Hopkins APL/NASA via AP). This image made available by NASA shows an artist's rendering of the Parker Solar Probe approaching the Sun. It's designed to take solar punishment like never before, thanks to its revolutionary heat shiel...(Steve Gribben/Johns Hopkins APL/NASA via AP). This image made available by NASA shows an artist's rendering of the Parker Solar Probe approaching the Sun. It's designed to take solar punishment like never before, thanks to its revolutionary heat shiel...
    Red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before.More >>
    Red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before.More >>
  • Speech group: @realDonaldTrump still blocking Twitter foes

    Speech group: @realDonaldTrump still blocking Twitter foes

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:30:39 GMT
    A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment.More >>
    A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment.More >>
  • The Latest: Monsanto to appeal $289 million verdict

    The Latest: Monsanto to appeal $289 million verdict

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:16 GMT
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.More >>
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.More >>
  • Prison for ex-banker who used data to steal from customers

    Prison for ex-banker who used data to steal from customers

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:24:52 GMT
    A New York City banker who hawked elderly customers' personal identifying information in a scheme to raid their accounts has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.More >>
    A New York City banker who hawked elderly customers' personal identifying information in a scheme to raid their accounts has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.More >>
  • Bodies, wreckage will not be recovered in Alaska crash

    Bodies, wreckage will not be recovered in Alaska crash

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:11:02 GMT
    The National Park Service has ended attempts to recover bodies and wreckage of a small airplane that crashed on a near-vertical mountain within Alaska's Denali National Park.More >>
    The National Park Service has ended attempts to recover bodies and wreckage of a small airplane that crashed on a near-vertical mountain within Alaska's Denali National Park.More >>
  • St. Louis DA victory latest for Black Lives Matter movement

    St. Louis DA victory latest for Black Lives Matter movement

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:46:16 GMT
    Ouster of veteran St. Louis prosecutor latest victory for Black Lives Matter voters, activists focused on the ballot.More >>
    Ouster of veteran St. Louis prosecutor latest victory for Black Lives Matter voters, activists focused on the ballot.More >>
  • Allegations of misconduct at seminary under investigation

    Allegations of misconduct at seminary under investigation

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:36:36 GMT
    The archbishop of Boston has ordered an investigation into allegations of misconduct made by former seminarians.More >>
    The archbishop of Boston has ordered an investigation into allegations of misconduct made by former seminarians.More >>
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