ROSALIE, Ala. — The death toll from severe storms that moved across the South overnight has risen to five.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
ATLANTA (AP) — Raging wildfires fueled by high winds forced the evacuation of thousands of people and damaged hundreds of buildings in a popular resort town on the border of the Smoky Mountains National Park as National Guard troops arrived early …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified "consequences," such as jail or a loss of citizenship — a move that was ruled out by the Supreme Court nearly three decades ago.
Monday, November 28, 2016
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a person familiar with the decision.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police s…
Saturday, November 26, 2016
HAVANA -- Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90.
Friday, November 25, 2016
MANDAN, N.D. — About 300 opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline demonstrated in a North Dakota city on Thanksgiving Day, while protesters near the construction site where hundreds of demonstrators have camped out for months attempted to build a w…
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A judge has ruled that Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Nikki Haley has developed a national reputation as a racial conciliator who led the charge to bring down the Confederate flag at the Statehouse and guided South Carolina through one of its darkest moments, the massacre at a b…
Friday, November 25, 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Florence Henderson, who went from Broadway star to become one of America's most beloved television moms in "The Brady Bunch," has died, her manager and her publicist said. She was 82.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two people were killed and four were hospitalized in shootings at a riverfront park in Louisville, police said Thursday.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump "doesn't wish to pursue" further investigations into Hillary Clinton's email practices, a top adviser said Tuesday, a turnaround from all the campaign rallies when Trump roused supporters to chants of…
Monday, November 21, 2016
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump listed his priorities for his first days in office in a two-and-a-half minute video message released Monday evening.
A newly released video shows a room full of people doing the Hitler salute and yelling “Hail Trump!” after listening to a speech about white nationalism that invokes Nazi terminology.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Six people were killed Monday when a Chattanooga school bus with 35 young children aboard crashed, turned on its side and wrapped around a tree, according to the district attorney.
Monday, November 21, 2016
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Monday indefinitely extended a provision that makes it easier for Catholics to seek a pardon for abortion, while insisting that the practice remains a “grave sin” for the Catholic Church.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, in the midst of choosing his Cabinet, took time out Sunday for a second day to criticize the cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" and demand an apology for a message an actor delivered from the stag…
Saturday, November 19, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the "Hamilton" cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.
Friday, November 18, 2016
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has agreed to a $25 million settlement to resolve three lawsuits over Trump University, his former school for real estate investors.
WASHINGTON — As one of President-elect Donald Trump's closest and most consistent allies, Sen. Jeff Sessions is a likely pick for a top post in his administration. But when Sessions faced Senate confirmation for a job 30 years ago, it didn't go well.
NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump is announcing his choices for three key administration jobs Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA and former military intelligence chief Mich…
Monday, November 14, 2016
The moon is putting on a show for sky gazers worldwide. The phenomenon known as the supermoon occurs because the moon follows an elliptical orbit around the Earth. This week, the moon is coming closer to the Earth than at any time since January 19…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is considering a woman to run the Republican Party and an openly gay man to represent the U.S. at the United Nations, moves that would inject diversity into a Trump team.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's tough-talking plan to rein in illegal immigration showed signs of cracking on Sunday, with the president-elect seemingly backing off his vow to build a solid wall along the southern U.S. border and …
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some Facebook users received an unsettling shock Friday, when an unexplained glitch caused the social networking service to post a notice that implied they were dead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor Robert Vaughn, the debonair crime-fighter of television's "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." in the 1960s, has died.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Cohen, the baritone-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who seamlessly blended spirituality and sexuality in hits like "Hallelujah," ''Suzanne" and "Bird on a Wire," has died at age 82.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a cordial beginning to their transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute meeting "excellent," and his successor said he looked forward …
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of protesters around the country took to the streets Wednesday to condemn the election of Donald Trump as president.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation into whether Brad Pitt was abusive toward his son on a private flight in September says the case has been closed with no finding of abuse by the actor, a source familiar with the inquiry said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the nation proved to be "more divided than we thought" but urged unity and told her supporters, "We owe him a…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and …
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
AZUSA, Calif. — Someone with an assault rifle killed one person and wounded two others Tuesday near two Los Angeles-area polling sites that were locked down as a result.
ORLANDO (AP) — The city of Orlando, Florida, has announced plans to purchase the Pulse nightclub and eventually convert the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history into a memorial.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Closing out a wildly unpredictable White House race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump blitzed through battleground states Monday in a final bid to energize supporters. Clinton, backed by an emotional appeal from Barack Obama, u…
Monday, November 07, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Embarking on the final day of a furious campaign, Hillary Clinton tried Monday to at last emerge from the cloud of suspicion that has followed her campaign and close her historic bid with a call for elusive unity and hope. Donald…
Sunday, November 06, 2016
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — FBI Director James Comey abruptly announced Sunday that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges related to newly discovered emails from her tenure at the State Department, lifting a cloud of uncertainty that has shadow…
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump is promising to take his campaign into traditional Democratic territory as a sign that he's not giving up on appealing to people outside the Republican Party. Hillary Clinton is focusing her efforts in the …
Thursday, November 03, 2016
CWASHINGTON (AP) — With Election Day in sight, Donald Trump tried again for the discipline and restraint that has eluded him for months, hoping not to blow a burst of momentum that has him closing on Hillary Clinton. Clinton and her allies, meanwh…
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kris Bryant started to smile even before he fielded the ball. And with his throw to first for the final out, the agonizing wait 'til next year was over at last.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump could draw the United States into nuclear war, Hillary Clinton warns. Clinton would plunge the country into a constitutional crisis, he says.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a man suspected in the killings of two Des Moines area police officers who were shot to death early Wednesday in what authorities described as separate ambush-style attacks.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump has launched into the last week before Election Day with a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Monday, October 31, 2016
WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — Newly emboldened, Donald Trump is campaigning in traditionally Democratic states after the recent discovery of more emails that may be relevant to the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's private system.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday published guidelines for Catholics who want to be cremated, saying their remains cannot be scattered, divvied up or kept at home but rather stored in a sacred, church-approved place.