NEW YORK (AP) — Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both struggled in the final presidential debate to explain comments from their past. A look at some of the claims from the debate:
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Threatening a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the results of next month's election if he loses to Hillary Clinton. The Democratic nominee declared Trump's r…
Friday, October 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 3-year-old boy dies when his grandmother's gun accidentally discharges underneath her pillow in her New Orleans home, hitting the boy in the chest. A 2-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills his own father inside their Ala…
The Obama administration announced Friday that it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
POOLER, Ga. (AP) Waist-deep floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew coursed down the street and seeped under Lori Galemore's doors, swamping the carpets and furniture as she and her three sons retreated upstairs, where they stayed until firefighters ar…
Sunday, October 09, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is trying to revive old problems in Hillary Clinton's marriage and claims that she helped Bill Clinton discredit his accusers. As Trump's campaign staggers under the revelation of his own predatory behavior toward wo…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last week, the electorate had the chance to watch Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence go up against Democrat Tim Kaine. But this weekend, the presidential candidates will once again take the stage as Donald Trump at…
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Matthew triggered severe flooding across North Carolina as the storm made its exit to the sea Sunday, and hundreds of people had to be rescued from their homes and cars. The death toll in the U.S. …
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Republican officials in Louisiana, where Donald Trump is expected to win easily, were not quick to join their colleagues seeking for Trump to step down as the Republican presidential candidate.
NEW YORK (AP) — A defiant Donald Trump insisted Saturday he would "never" abandon his White House bid, rejecting a growing backlash from Republican leaders nationwide who disavowed the GOP's presidential nominee after he was caught on tape braggin…
Friday, October 07, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump blurted out lewd and sexually charged comments about women as he waited to make a cameo appearance on a soap opera in 2005. The Republican presidential nominee issued a rare apology Friday, "if anyone was offended."
Thursday, October 06, 2016
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Matthew spared Florida's most heavily populated stretch from a catastrophic blow Friday but threatened some of the South's most historic and picturesque cities with ruinous flooding and wind damage as it pushed…
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Hundreds of thousands of anxious people boarded up their homes and businesses and grabbed a few belongings to flee inland as Hurricane Matthew gained strength and roared toward the Southeast seaboard on Thursday.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
FARMVILLE, Va. — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence tried during Tuesday’s vice presidential debate to stanch the damage from disclosures that Donald Trump may not have paid federal income taxes for two decades, insisting his running mate showed business acu…
Sunday, October 02, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's business losses in 1995 were so large that they could have allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for as many as 18 years, according to records obtained by The New York Times.
Monday, September 26, 2016
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack…
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America…
Saturday, September 24, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls. It's unclear if there was anything in …
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said Saturday.
Friday, September 23, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot as they shout commands to drop a gun.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest digital break-in at an email provider.
TULSA, Okla. — Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Violent protesters rampaged through parts of downtown Charlotte as anger continued to build over the deadly police shooting of a black man and the wildly different stories about what happened from authorities and the victim'…
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria,…
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police officers gave a black man multiple warnings to drop a handgun before one of the officers opened fire and killed him, Charlotte's police chief said Wednesday, hours after protesters and police clashed in unrest that sa…
Monday, September 19, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — An Afghan immigrant wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was captured Monday after being wounded in a shootout with police that erupted when he was discovered a…
Sunday, September 18, 2016
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if he or she was Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him in an attack the Islamic State…
Saturday, September 17, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators scrambled to find out who planted a bomb that rocked a bustling New York City neighborhood and why Sunday, scouring shrapnel, forensic traces and surveillance video for any link to an unexploded pressure-cooker device…
Thursday, September 08, 2016
BAY ST. LOUIS — Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike De Nardo was being relieved of his duties as police chief before he fatally shot himself in the chest on Thursday.
Friday, September 02, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was another year of too much jambalaya and crawfish pie for Louisianans, with new government data showing they remain the nation's fattest.
CARRABELLE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Florida's Big Bend area early Friday as the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade, bringing soaking rain, high winds and thousands of power outages. Injuries were reported…
Friday, August 26, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — In the rural Mississippi community they served, two nuns found slain in their home "would do anything for anybody," friends said.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The earthquake — which had a magnitude of at least 6 and struck at 0136 GMT — was felt as far away as Rome, which lies about 90 miles southwest of the epicenter, which lay at a depth of 2.6 miles in a wooded area in the province of Rieti.
AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue workers battled against time to find survivors from an earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday, as the death toll reached 73 according to a preliminary tally from the Civil Protection Department.
Friday, July 29, 2016
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A traffic stop led to a gunbattle that killed an anti-gang police officer and seriously wounded another, authorities said Friday. A suspect was shot and taken into custody while authorities searched for others who may have been involved.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to…
Monday, July 25, 2016
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday.
Friday, July 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans and still-skeptical voters Thursday night that as president he will restore the safety they fear they're losing, strictly curb immigration and save the nati…
Thursday, July 21, 2016
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer shot and wounded an autistic man's black caretaker, authorities said, in an incident captured on cellphone video that shows the caretaker lying down with his arms raised before being shot.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump abruptly postponed plans to announce his vice presidential pick following a day of rampant speculation, citing the "horrible attack" in Nice, France, that left scores dead.