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05/26/2019

Tornado Strikes Oklahoma City Suburb The storm hit El Reno late Saturday in the latest round of severe weather in the state. Officials said the number of injuries was still being determin...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Utah Supreme Court suspends Judge Michael Kwan for anti-Trump jokes The court ruled that Judge Michael Kwan, who served for 20 years in Taylorsville, violated Utah's judicial code of conduct by mocking President Donald...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Missing hiker found alive in Hawaii after more than two weeks Missing hiker Amanda Eller has been found alive two weeks after disappearing in forest reserve on Maui, Hawaii.        ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

'Virgin birth': A captive anaconda became pregnant by herself and gave birth to two babies Anna, a female anaconda, gave birth to two babies without sexually reproducing with a male snake, Boston's New England Aquarium has announced. &...
20:00, 05/25/2019

As a WWII vet battles dementia, his family's research uncovers lost stories from his life Carl Thompson, 95, hasn't told a wartime story in years. Newspaper clippings and military records are revealing lost parts of his life to loved o...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Colorado is the first state to cap co-pays for insulin Colorado enacts new law to make insulin co-pays more affordable for people who suffer from diabetes. The move comes among soaring costs.   ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)  ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

AP Top Stories May 25 P Here's the latest for Saturday, May 25th: Trump began Japan visit by needling the US ally; Baghdad offers to mediate tensions between US and Iran...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Today in History for May 26th Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Alligator attack leaves Florida woman with 'significant' bite injuries, rescuers say No information was immediately available on the age of the victim or the circumstances leading up to the bite.        ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the thr...
18:48, 05/25/2019

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 17...
18:48, 05/25/2019

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother di...
18:48, 05/25/2019

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are s...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket pric...
17:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its mar...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams an...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of ...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip t...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Aldi recalls flour for possible E. coli contamination The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-lb. bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. c...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaratio...
12:48, 05/25/2019

NYPD used photo of suspected flasher to ID serial brake-puller, authorities say Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Cover Me Veterans offers 'last emotional safety' to vets considering suicide Dr. Heidi Sigmund wants veterans to think twice before pulling the trigger. The Wisconsin-based psychologist has worked with veterans for more than a ...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store and then fled when the clerk dre...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during torrential rain An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing n...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut ne...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Memorial service, burial in Bozeman for World War II soldier The remains of a Montana man killed during World War II while working to evacuate soldiers from an island east of the Philippines are due to be buried...
12:48, 05/25/2019

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most s...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Forget burgers, roadkill could be on the menu soon in California A new bill would create an app for motorists to log big game accidents and apply for a permit to haul elk and deer away, but detractors aren't so...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Hiker Amanda Eller found alive after being lost 2 weeks in Maui, Hawaii forest A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found ali...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config =...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border w...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump arrives for ceremonial Japan visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the thr...
08:00, 05/25/2019

On autopilot: 'Pilots are losing their basic flying skills,' some fear after Boeing 737 Max crashes Two Boeing 737 Max crashes killed 346 people and grounded the jet due to software problems. It also raised bigger questions about flight automation. ...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear...
05:16, 05/25/2019

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal ...
05:16, 05/25/2019

Utah Judge Suspended Without Pay After Critical Quips About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of Municipal Justice Court in Taylorsville, Utah, had said he was joking about President Trump and that he had a right to free spee...
05:16, 05/25/2019

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, becaus...
03:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co'...
03:32, 05/25/2019

Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising ...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square Thirty years after the Chinese government crushed a student-led demonstration for democratic reform and against government corruption, a former AP pho...
01:32, 05/25/2019

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizen...
00:16, 05/25/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at le...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Co. lands first 'people mover' deal in Las Vegas Elon Musk's The Boring Co. has signed up its first paying customer -- the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the company will begin building a "people...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secr...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Jake Patterson sentenced to life for slayings, kidnapping of Jayme Closs A Wisconsin judge handed down a life imprisonment sentence Friday to Jake Patterson, a 21-year-old man who killed a husband and wife before kidnapping...
22:32, 05/24/2019

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that canno...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migr...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

A healthy dog was euthanized so a deceased owner could be laid to rest with her pet While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.  ...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star. ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Owners of biblical Noah's ark replica sue over rain damage to property Ark Encounter, a Kentucky attraction with a replica of Noah's ark, has sued its insurers for failing to cover rain damage to its access road. &#...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Crews converge on neighborhood struck by tornado Crews are working to clear debris and restore power to neighborhoods in Jefferson City, Missouri, damaged by a devastating tornado (May 24)  ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Migrant woman's family sues Border Patrol for $100M over fatal shooting The family of Claudia Patricia Gómez González, a Guatemalan woman shot and killed by a U.S. border agent, is demanding $100 million in d...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Rep. Jerrold Nadler appears to faint in NYC U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday after he appeared to swoon during a news conference in New York City. (May 2...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unha...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Alaska police dashcam films uncertain beaver Why didn't the beaver cross the road? We will probably never know, but it was caught on camera recently by police in Anchorage, Alaska. (May 24) ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan,...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.       &#...
18:16, 05/24/2019

'Sorry, man': Florida man apologizes to cop before fleeing The driver was eventually taken into custody and charged with six crimes, including aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer.   ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scanda...
18:16, 05/24/2019

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will re...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were insi...
18:16, 05/24/2019

'Here we go again.' Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion law The law would have banned abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, when a fetal heartbeat is detected.        ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

'He can't take my freedom': Jayme Closs' full statement for Jake Patterson sentencing A family attorney read a statement from the kidnap victim in court Friday before Jake Patterson was sentenced to life with no chance for release. ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

AP Top Stories May 24 P Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions; Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Min...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Wisc. man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. (May 24)    ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents The judge told Jake Patterson, "the public can only be safe if you are incarcerated until you die."        ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)     &#...
18:16, 05/24/2019

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community i...
17:32, 05/24/2019

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of s...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Navy: Sailor pleads guilty to espionage, intended to defect to Russia He also admitted to taking photographs of areas containing sensitive information about the Navy’s nuclear propulsion program on the ship. He then sent...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three siste...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Statement of Jayme Closs at sentencing for abductor Jayme Closs' statement at Friday's sentencing for Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old man who killed her parents and kidnapped her last October, holding h...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue ...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Many factors helped save lives in Jefferson City twister Eight years to the day after a devastating tornado killed 161 people and injured more than 1,100 others in Joplin, another big twister ripped through ...
17:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a S...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Retiring mailman’s heartwarming sendoff goes viral Beloved U.S. Postal Service employee Floyd Martin, who retired Thursday, has been delivering mail to the same community of residents in Marietta, Ga.,...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference a...
17:00, 05/24/2019

June Dobbs Butts, Sex Therapist Who Preached Frankness, Dies at 90 By many accounts the first African-American to train with William Masters and Virginia Johnson, she brought their uninhibited view of sex therapy to b...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Jayme Closs’s Kidnapper Gets Life in Prison Without Parole “I was smarter,” Jayme said in a statement at the sentencing hearing for Jake Patterson, who pleaded guilty to abducting her and killing her parents....
17:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening m...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Trump retweets doctored video of Pelosi to portray her as having 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that false...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred med...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove tr...
16:48, 05/24/2019

'Embodiment of evil': Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parent...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loan...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Jayme Closs family expected to give statement at kidnapper's sentencing The family of 13-year-old Jayme Closs plans to make a statement before the man who kidnapped her and murdered her parents is sentenced for his crimes ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother who...
13:48, 05/24/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital O...
13:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional...
13:48, 05/24/2019

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay ...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, Who Peered at Particles and Saw the Universe, Dies at 89 A Nobel winner, he found hidden patterns in the subatomic matter that forms the universe, evoking James Joyce in calling one kind of particle “quarks....
13:16, 05/24/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for hea...
12:00, 05/24/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese intere...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the futu...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims on Agriculture, Trade and Poll Numbers President Trump, at a news conference with farmers and ranchers on Thursday, made misleading or false statements about agricultural data, union suppor...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Time to come clean: 'Burglars' tidied house and left with nothing A US father returned home to find his house had been broken into, but rather than ransacking the property the "burglars" had instead simply given his ...
11:48, 05/24/2019

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an ...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Sears, back from liquidation, opens first 'Home & Life' stores Retailer Sears took its first steps Friday in relaunching as a smaller, boutique-type chain by opening its first scaled-down store locations in the Un...
10:48, 05/24/2019

In photos: Soldiers place flags at Arlington for Memorial Day Old Guard U.S. Army soldiers place American flags at the tombstones of the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 23, 2019 in...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Southeast faces record hot temperatures over Memorial Day weekend Temperatures approaching the century mark amid the hottest weather yet this year will challenge records this weekend in many places, which date back t...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Walmart, Target and Macy's get hit by the trade clash America's top stores and consumer brands have avoided serious damage from the prolonged US-China trade clash. But tariffs are starting to bite the ret...
09:16, 05/24/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satel...
09:16, 05/24/2019

Maleah Davis searchers don't believe she's alive It has been weeks since little Maleah Davis went missing and the man overseeing the search for the Houston girl has no hope searchers will find her al...
09:16, 05/24/2019

Authorities found a headless body in the woods. The public wasn't told until 7 more died When the sheriff's office found the decapitated body of James Fox Dunn Jr., they say they didn't consider Michael Cummins a suspect in his d...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Record high temperatures? How to stay safe during a heat wave Extreme heat and hot temperatures can be deadly. Avoid the heat and know the signs of heat stroke and exhaustion. Here's a guide to staying safe....
08:32, 05/24/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the ...
08:16, 05/24/2019

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexua...
08:16, 05/24/2019

FAA chief Dan Elwell: It could take a year for Boeing 737 Max to fly again The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- even if it takes a yea...
08:16, 05/24/2019

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, offic...
08:16, 05/24/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that co...
06:32, 05/24/2019

D-Day vet tells his story: 'Why am I alive?' For historians, D-Day was a turning point in WWII; for men who were there it remains a kaleidoscope of memories. For D-Day Veteran Frank DeVita, going...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Veterans recall D-Day horror and triumph For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany. For men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted the history&rsquo...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary l...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after makin...
06:32, 05/24/2019

EF1 Tornado confirmed outside Baltimore The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down near Columbia, Maryland on Thursday. (May 24)       ...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Measles exposure warning at DFW airport Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on May 15th tested positive for measles. Tarrant Cou...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed new laws a week ago. (May 24)  ...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup' Swedish prosecutors recently reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against Julian Assange. Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are "a ...
06:32, 05/24/2019

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs. &#...
06:32, 05/24/2019

British PM Theresa May announces resignation Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next pri...
06:32, 05/24/2019

'Soft targets': Beleaguered Baltimore latest city to fall victim to cyberattack Baltimore, still adjusting to new leadership after its mayor's forced resignation, is the latest city to get hit by a cyberattack   &#...
06:32, 05/24/2019

AP Top Stories May 24 A Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces she's resigning; Trump tells intelligence to cooperate w...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Go away! Here's how to stop mosquitoes from biting you this summer As temperatures rise, so do mosquito populations. Here's how to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes this summer.       ...
06:32, 05/24/2019

College Student Dies From 100-Foot Fall While Taking Pictures at Scenic Oregon Overlook An Oregon State University student died from injuries sustained in a 100-foot fall while taking pictures at a scenic overlook.    ...
06:32, 05/24/2019

Jay Inslee Is Running on Climate Change. The Issue Is Catching On, So Why Isn’t He? The Washington governor has long been a leading voice on climate change. He says he will gain prominence as more voters learn of his record and policy...
04:32, 05/24/2019

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million...
01:00, 05/24/2019

US stocks set for slight rebound after trade fears roil markets U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continue to monitor trade tensions between the world's two-largest...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat risin...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Tallgrass embargoes deliveries of shut Pony Express pipeline segment Tallgrass Energy LP said on Thursday it has shut down the south end of its Pony Express pipeline system due to flooding, and provided notice of a temp...
00:00, 05/24/2019

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)       &#...
23:32, 05/23/2019

David Guetta's secret to pop longevity Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta says he's been able to stick around in pop music for more than three decades because he stays mostly behi...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Video shows Sacramento police placing 'spit mask' on 12-year-old boy as he shouts 'I can't breathe!' Sacramento Police released body camera footage of a black boy's viral arrest, and the chief defended officers who covered his head.   ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.  ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 2...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Oregon college student taking mountainside pictures dies in 100-foot fall Michelle Casey, a student at Oregon State University, died after falling 100 feet while taking pictures over a wall at a scenic viewpoint.  ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.  ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing...
23:32, 05/23/2019

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with C...
23:16, 05/23/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investi...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Lawyer: More than video shows in Vegas bus shove murder case A defense lawyer says there's more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old m...
21:32, 05/23/2019

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being relea...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the t...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Ruby the chicken gets prosthetic leg from Oregon eco-animal sanctuary after amputation Wildwood Farm Sanctuary, an eco-animal sanctuary providing lifelong refuge and rehabilitation for neglected and abandoned animals in 98 acres of Orego...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States u...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated c...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilateral...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigati...
21:16, 05/23/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous st...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Army Old Guard places some 228K flags at Arlington National Cemetery The U.S. Army Old Guard placed American flags on more than 228,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday as part of the annual "Flags In" ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administrati...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight ...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have r...
20:32, 05/23/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers ta...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponz...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornado...
19:16, 05/23/2019

$4 gas is here. Now what? Californians are paying more than $4 for a gallon of gas, and prices are creeping up in the rest of the nation, too. The rising costs could start to h...
18:00, 05/23/2019

This could be the most valuable Porsche ever sold The Porsche 911's great grandfather is going up for auction this summer and it could well be the most valuable car ever sold with the Porsche name on ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some law...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Melania, Donald Trump pay unannounced visit to Arlington Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects to fallen American troops during an unannounced visit to Arlington National Ce...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.       ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Trump visits Arlington Cemetery to pay tribute President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the Unite...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Eco-friendly burial alternative: You can now compost your loved ones in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Forget the 'Polar Vortex.' Here comes the 'Death Ridge' and record heat for the Southeast A blistering, dangerous heat wave, which one expert calls a "death ridge," is poised to scorch the southeastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend. &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Man reports 'weird and creepy' home break in: Nothing taken, house cleaned Nate Roman, 44, said the beds were made, the rugs vacuumed and the toilets scrubbed in his Marlborough, Massachusetts home.     &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration. ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder. &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Anaconda snakes born to virgin mother in Boston The birth of 18 baby green anacondas to a mother who has spent her entire life in an all-female exhibit has both surprised and taught a new lesson to ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' released from prison John Walker Lindh, the California man who took up arms for the Taliban before 9/11, is out of prison after more than 17 years. (May 23)   &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

A secret safe in a basement held $3.5M in gold certificates. Now who gets them? Elaine Palmer always told her granddaughter her antique money would be worth something. The problem was no one knew where it was.    &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Pompeo: release of Lindh 'unconscionable' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the early release of John Walker Lindh from federal prison is "explainable and unconscionable." Lindh was released...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," speci...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activi...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said. &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare. &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the cit...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Serial killer who took the lives of 10 women executed by lethal injection in Florida Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.  ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Keepsakes from set for 'Big Bang' stars As "The Big Bang Theory" wrapped production on its 12-year run, stars of the sitcom went for relatively small mementos to remember their time on set. ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, handing the market its second straight loss, as investors worried about an apparent stalemate in trade talks b...
17:48, 05/23/2019

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats ...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Runaway barges hit eastern Oklahoma dam amid chaotic Midwest storms Two barges carrying thousands of pounds of fertilizer broke loose from their moorings Wednesday night and floated down the swollen Arkansas River befo...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers take...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Boar...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Minnesota woman indicted in husband's fatal shooting A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman t...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Police search for driver suspected in Utah highway killing Police in Idaho were searching Thursday near a small town for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist along a desolate stretch of interstat...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses agai...
17:48, 05/23/2019

3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping doz...
17:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: No last words at Florida serial killer execution The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder s...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Drone footage shows devastation after tornado sweeps through Missouri Dramatic drone video made public Thursday revealed the extent of the destruction from severe storms that killed at least three people in Missouri Wedn...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a s...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan ...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Where Did the Right Whales Go? New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to fe...
15:16, 05/23/2019

The Missouri Tornadoes: Safety Tips and Where to Shelter How fast you react to warnings and where you take shelter can make all the difference when a tornado strikes. Here is what experts say will keep you s...
15:16, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Freed From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to th...
15:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were vic...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Officials: Travelers may have caught measles at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport As the United States deals with its most severe measles outbreak in a quarter-century, officials at one of the nation's busiest airports said Thursday...
15:16, 05/23/2019

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Dow slides 286 points with no end to U.S.-China trade war in sight The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 300 points on Thursday as investors worried about the effect of the trade war between the United States a...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Julian Assange indicted on 17 new counts related to Espionage Act A U.S. grand jury indicted WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on 17 new charges of violating the Espionage Act, U.S. prosecutors announced Thursday....
15:16, 05/23/2019

Missouri storm survivor: 'I thought we were dead' The large tornado that moved over Jefferson City, Mo., before midnight heavily damaged buildings, including the home of survivor Larry Jett who though...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Julian Castro joins McDonald's minimum wage rally Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to work...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion ...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Safety, Power issues top priorities in Missouri Keeping residents and their properties safe is among the top priorities officials are facing after a tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's c...
13:32, 05/23/2019

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert c...
13:00, 05/23/2019

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and...
13:00, 05/23/2019

NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerl...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery susp...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers wh...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

'Chaotic situation' as tornado tears through Missouri's capital of Jefferson City A violent tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Missouri, late Wednesday, leaving many trapped and others injured. More storms are forecast Thursday....
12:48, 05/23/2019

The history of celebrating Memorial Day Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently.       ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricane...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway complains Nancy Pelosi treated her like a 'maid' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is taking verbal jabs at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following a White House meeting that dissolved into rancor,...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Tornado flattens Jefferson City car dealership A car dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the capital city as part of an outbreak of severe ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi questions if time for Donald Trump 'intervention' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office Thursday. At one point she even joked about the 25th Ame...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh from prison is unconscionable, says Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the release of John Walker Lindh, dubbed the "American Taliban," an "unexplainable and unconscionable" decision....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Utah man dies after reaching Mount Everest summit: report A Utah man who had just climbed to the top of Mount Everest reportedly died on his way back down as a "traffic jam" hit the Asian mountain on Wednesda...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs a...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Tennessee teen mom receives more than $1M in scholarships from at least 25 colleges, school says A Tennessee teen mom worked exceptionally hard during her high school career — so much so that she's been offered more than $1 million in academic sch...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with Ch...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretc...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or b...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Tornado Safety Tips: Stay Informed, Have a Plan, Get to Cover Fast How fast you react to warnings and where you take shelter can make all the difference when a tornado strikes. Here is what experts say will keep you s...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Jussie Smollett’s Case File Is Unsealed by Judge A group of media organizations, including The New York Times, asked the court to unseal the records regarding the actor’s case, citing a need for more...
11:16, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Released From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was freed on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the T...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of c...
10:32, 05/23/2019

US border agent arrested in connection with several sexual assaults during 7-year span A border patrol agent was arrested in Arizona this week after several allegations of sexual assault spanning over the course of 7 years were brought a...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping doz...
10:32, 05/23/2019

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democratic-led cities A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's home...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Parents of slain drug informant to appeal lawsuit dismissal The attorney for the parents of a North Dakota college student found dead after becoming an informant to drug investigators plan to appeal a judge's d...
10:32, 05/23/2019

New York City teen arrested in assault on off-duty FDNY firefighter defending elderly couple, police say Police have arrested a New York City teen in connection with a brutal assault on an FDNY firefighter over the weekend that left him with several broke...
10:32, 05/23/2019

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, o...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' Atlantic season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.    ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Isla...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer...
10:00, 05/23/2019

At least 3 dead after tornado strikes Missouri capital of Jefferson City A powerful tornado touched down in central Missouri early Thursday, killing at least three people and trapping others inside homes, authorities said....
10:00, 05/23/2019

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada gl...
10:00, 05/23/2019

AP Top Stories May 23 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 23rd: Violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri; Evacuations in Oklahoma due to floods; Pentagon has plans...
09:48, 05/23/2019

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Tornado tears through Jefferson City, Mo. A violent tornado tore through Missouri's capital late on May 22, 2019 leaving some people trapped, others injured and buildings damaged.  ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Uri Geller shows off giant spoon Uri Geller, the illusionist known for his spoon-bending stunts, unveils an 11 ton spoon in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, next to the site where he plans to open hi...
09:48, 05/23/2019

'Extraordinary archaeological find': Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda, the last known slave ship to come to the United States, has been found nearly 160 years after its illegal voyage to Alabama.  ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to make baby, judge rules It's unclear whether doctors will go along with the wish from parents of West Point Cadet Peter Zhu, even one granted by a court.   &#...
09:48, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, American who became Taliban fighter, released from prison after 17 years John Walker Lindh, a California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture, was released from prison Thursday.     &...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Nebraska man arrested after lying to officers about identity while wearing name tag: police A Nebraska man wanted on two warrants was arrested Tuesday after he tried giving police a false name while wearing his real one on a badge around his ...
09:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. prosecutors weigh death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter The case of Robert Bowers, the man accused of massacring 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue last year was set to return to a federal cou...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Ta...
08:16, 05/23/2019

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a fede...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists a...
08:16, 05/23/2019

'Violent' tornado strikes Jefferson City, Missouri, as storms kill 3 and cause extensive damage statewide A "violent tornado" tore through Missouri's capital city late Wednesday under the cover of darkness, causing extensive damage as severe weather across...
08:16, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' militant John Walker Lindh released from prison The Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member was released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite lawmakers' co...
08:16, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh being released after 17 years The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being relea...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Images of destruction: Tornado Strikes Jefferson City A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping doz...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer an...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constit...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction At least three people were killed in a tornado in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital....
07:48, 05/23/2019

What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019 The idea of economic amends for past injustices and persistent disparities is getting renewed attention. Here are some formulas for achieving the aim....
05:32, 05/23/2019

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solution...
05:32, 05/23/2019

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said....
05:32, 05/23/2019

Alabama Historians: The Last Known Slave Ship Has Been Found A found shipwreck fits the exact dimensions of the Clotilda, which carried 110 Africans to the U.S. in 1860, more than a half-century after importing ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

74-year-old woman kidnapped, raped in San Francisco home: police A 74-year-old woman was kidnapped in San Francisco street earlier this month, held captive for five hours, and raped repeatedly before being left semi...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Florida judge stuns courtroom, acquits mother accused of fracturing baby’s skull A Florida took judge took the unusual step last week of acquitting a mother who was fighting accusations that she brutally beat and hospitalized her 1...
05:00, 05/23/2019

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping doz...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Man dies of mysterious head injury following Dave Matthews Band concert Darcy Smith left her souvenir T-shirt behind at a Dave Matthews Band concert near St. Louis last week and her husband Jasen went back to their seats t...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri A tornado skirted just a few miles north of Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a catastrophic tornado that killed 161 people in the city. ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

'Violent tornado' in central Missouri A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Jefferson Cit...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Central Missouri tornado wrecks car dealership A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, according to the National Weather Service, but there were no immediate reports of fatali...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joins fans at food bank Metallica enlisted several thousand fans to volunteer for the band's second annual "day of service" in Los Angeles on Wednesday (May 23).  ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

'Violent tornado' tears through Jefferson City, Mo.: 'It’s a chaotic situation right now' A violent tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Missouri, late Wednesday, leaving many trapped and others injured. More storms are forecast Thursday....
04:48, 05/23/2019

On This Day: 23 May 1994 In 1994, Quentin Tarantino’s "Pulp Fiction" won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 23)        ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic cong...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congres...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Dow futures fall more than 250 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's tw...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Massachusetts teen dies after being dumped at hospital in disturbing mystery A 13-year-old missing Massachusetts girl was dumped at a hospital there — possibly by a much older man — and pronounced dead shortly afterward, accord...
03:00, 05/23/2019

China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting o...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma towns evacuated after runaway barges break loose, threaten to hit dam Several towns in Oklahoma and Kansas were evacuated Wednesday after two barges broke loose, floated down the swollen Arkansas River, and threatened to...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.      ...
01:32, 05/23/2019

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they c...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)  ...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Hawaii's Kailua Beach tops 2019 'best beach' list Hawaii's Kailua Beach Park has been selected as the best stretch of sand for an annual list of top U.S. public beaches compiled by Florida Intern...
01:32, 05/23/2019

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. ...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Real life great white shark warning at Jaws film beach In a perfect case of life imitating art, a 500-pound great white and a nursery of younger sharks have been traced to an affluent stretch of Long Islan...
01:16, 05/23/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judg...
00:32, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in ...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Florida infant dies after being left in hot van outside day care center, co-owner arrested: police A 4-month-old girl died Wednesday after she was left in a scorching hot van outside a Florida day care center for nearly five hours, authorities said....
00:32, 05/23/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
00:32, 05/23/2019

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Report: Pilot maneuvered to show passengers a waterfall, saw a flash before Alaska midair collision A pilot maneuvered to show passengers a waterfall before his floatplane collided with another in Alaska, killing six people, according to a report. &...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Ohio State campus police officer honored by President Trump for response to knife attack Ohio State police officer Alan Horujko, who fatally shot a knife-wielding attacker on campus, received the Medal of Valor at the White House.  &...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late...
21:00, 05/22/2019

California police defend using spit mask on 12-year-old boy Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter i...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual Nation...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesda...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to pro...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Judge vacates conviction of New York man for 1975 murder A Suffolk County, N.Y., judge vacated the conviction of a 62-year-old New York man who served 33 years for the murder of a 14-year-old girl in 1975....
20:32, 05/22/2019

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppor...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Michael Avenatti indicted in scheme to steal from Stormy Daniels, extort Nike A federal grand jury in New York City indicted attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday accusing him of stealing $300,000 from client Stormy Daniels and...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college adm...
20:32, 05/22/2019

New round of severe weather to batter storm-ravaged Plains, central U.S. After a severe weather outbreak hammered areas from Texas to Kansas and Missouri early this week, more severe weather will threaten these same areas i...
20:32, 05/22/2019

'World's largest and fastest squirt gun' ready to help fight wildfires The Global SuperTanker, a converted Boeing 747-400, has been used in dozens of wildfires across the world since 2009.       ...
20:16, 05/22/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it...
20:16, 05/22/2019

A 10-year-old from El Salvador is the 6th migrant child to die in US custody in 8 months The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago. ...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.  ...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact,...
20:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secr...
20:00, 05/22/2019

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daught...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Fugitive tells Connecticut police he’ll surrender if 15,000 people 'like' his wanted poster on Facebook: officers A Connecticut fugitive told police he will surrender if 15,000 people respond to an online wanted poster on Facebook, according to the Torrington Poli...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent Ca...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Onetime Michelle Obama staffer evades subpoena in Smollett-Foxx case, process server says Tina Tchen, the former chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama, declined Wednesday to be served with a subpoena by a retired Illinois judge seekin...
19:16, 05/22/2019

News Analysis: Pelosi Pushes Go-Slow Strategy on Impeachment as She Goads Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi is using rhetorical volleys, like accusing President Trump of “a cover-up,” to ease the pressure on impeachment as she counsels a...
19:00, 05/22/2019

‘I Don’t Do Cover-Ups’: Trump Responds to Pelosi’s Accusation President Trump spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden after walking out of a scheduled meeting with Democratic congressional leaders to discuss infras...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Documents Are ‘No Substitute’ for Witness Testimony, Schiff Says Representative Adam B. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was pleased that the Justice Department had agreed to share s...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Michael Avenatti Is Charged With Stealing Nearly $300,000 From Stormy Daniels The lawyer is accused of more than three dozen crimes, including forging a letter to Ms. Daniels’s literary agent to secure funds that he put toward t...
19:00, 05/22/2019

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-end...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation u...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in th...
19:00, 05/22/2019

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth a...
19:00, 05/22/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They pro...
19:00, 05/22/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.    &...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an intervi...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Investigation unable to determine if Virginia gov is depicted in racist yearbook photo An independent investigation conducted into a racist photograph on Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page could no...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signa...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for any...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approac...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Pilot arrested at Louisville airport pleads not guilty in triple murder case Christian Martin, the pilot accused of a 2015 triple murder in Western Kentucky, was in court Wednesday in Christian County.     ...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)   ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Fashion Watch: Old-school 'Hollywood' glamour The stars of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" - Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie - bring high wattage glamour to...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Trump hits back after Pelosi's cover up comment President Donald Trump hit back shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of obstruction, saying he won't negotiate with Democrats on ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act Adam Driver, who is Tony nominated for his work in “Burn This,” credits his military service with providing him with enough courage to bec...
16:48, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Ind...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Sanders: Call for impeachment 'absurd on its face' White House press secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the growing calls by Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump saying, ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie&apo...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackf...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Truck falls through upper level of NJ garage A truck has fallen through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey. The accident happened shortly before noon Wednesday at a parkin...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republica...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: Pelosi says Trump "took a pass" to work together with Dems; Probe inconclusive on Va Gov. racist yearbo...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Dog jumps from motor home during police chase A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their home...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrast...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Chastain ‘very happy’ about Turner's 'GoT' arc Jessica Chastain says she's "very happy" with the ending of her "Dark Phoenix" co-star Sophie Turner's character in "Game of Thrones." (May ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on th...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Trump honors officers with Medal of Valor awards Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a seri...
16:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killin...
16:32, 05/22/2019

New York contractor says gun-toting restaurateur kidnapped him over unfinished renovations An off-the-books contractor in New York City has claimed that the owner of a Brooklyn restaurant kidnapped him at gunpoint last week and forced him to...
16:32, 05/22/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-NFL player to go on trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daught...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Truck plummets through New Jersey parking garage's upper level Dramatic video showed a truck after it fell through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey, although no injuries have been reporte...
16:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on alle...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Fi...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers h...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to th...
13:00, 05/22/2019