A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and …
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man arrested in the mass shooting Saturday at a Pennsylvania synagogue appears to have made virulently anti-Semitic posts on a social media platform popular with far-right extremists, including one made shortly before the attack.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others were intercepted Tuesday night and Wednesday in a rash of attacks two weeks before nationwide elections that could reshape Congress and ser…
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lottery officials say someone bought a ticket in South Carolina to win the Mega Millions jackpot with a final total of $1.537 billion, shy of the all-time world record.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That's in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere…
Monday, October 15, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch the …
Friday, October 12, 2018
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm's fury became ever clearer.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The urgency of hurricane coverage with its colorful satellite maps and reporters standing in the wind is a television staple, but devastation in Hurricane Michael's wake was so severe that it made images of some of the hardest-hit …
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of peopl…
Monday, October 08, 2018
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael gained new strength Monday and is expected to keep growing stronger ahead of an expected midweek strike on Florida's Panhandle, forecasters said.
Sunday, October 07, 2018
The Superintendent of Jackson (Mississippi) Public Schools has apologized for the Forest Hill High School halftime show that depicted students dressed as doctors and nurses holding others dressed as SWAT team members at gunpoint, according to a Bi…
Saturday, October 06, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice Saturday night after the bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed him. The Senate vote delivered an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swi…
Friday, October 05, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, all but ensuring that a deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the nation's highest cour…
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nomin…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican senators remain undecided amid allegations of sexual misconduct and intense protests tha…
Friday, October 05, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he "might have been too emotional" when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a final bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial v…
Thursday, October 04, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Senate Republican said Thursday the confidential FBI report on charges that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago "found no hint of misconduct" by the Supreme Court nominee.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana library says a book borrowed 84 years ago has been returned by the son of the woman who checked it out as an 11-year-old girl.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday, one fatally, in a confrontation with a man who held children hostage as he fired on the officers, officials said.
WASHINGTON — Electronic devices across the United States sounded off Wednesday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducted its first-ever national wireless emergency alert test.
A 17-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy are accused of killing an airman who was from Virginia and stationed in Louisiana.
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — Police say an 81-year-old attempted to buy an 8-year-old girl from her mother for $200,000 at a Florida Walmart.
Friday, September 28, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats' demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a…
Thursday, September 27, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a day like few others in Senate history, California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford quietly recounted her "100 percent" certainty Thursday that President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court had sexually ass…
Saturday, September 15, 2018
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles Saturday to rescue hundreds of people trapped by Florence's onslaught, even as North Carolina braced for what could b…
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading worry across a widening swath of …
Monday, September 10, 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds up to 140 mph (220 kph) and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the east…
Saturday, September 08, 2018
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday.
Friday, September 07, 2018
MIAMI (AP) — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center.
Thursday, September 06, 2018
NEW YORK — Burt Reynolds, whose credits included acclaimed films such as "Deliverance" and commercial hits like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire Sunday at an online video game tournament as it was being livestreamed from a Florida mall, killing two people and then fatally shooting himself in an attack that sent several others to hospitals, aut…
Saturday, August 25, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidenti…
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investi…
NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer" says his client has knowledge on certain subjects that "should be of interest" to special counsel Robert Mueller, who's investigating possible Russian inte…
Monday, August 13, 2018
Thursday, August 02, 2018
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed Catholic Church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always "inadmissible" because it "attacks" the inherent dignity of all humans.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke out against an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, dooming the endeavor for now and easing a months-long standoff between House Rep…
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook faced a day of reckoning as its shares plunged Thursday in the company's worst trading day since going public in 2012. It was among the biggest one-day losses of market value in U.S. stock market history.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — More than a year after four monuments to the Confederate era were removed from the New Orleans landscape, a federal judge has cleared the way for removal of another Louisiana Confederate memorial.
Monday, July 23, 2018
One of the Kansas City Zoo's four rhinoceroses escaped for about 15 minutes Monday, the Kansas City Star reported. No animals or people were injured in the short episode.
TORONTO (AP) — A man walking along a Toronto street fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes, killing two people and wounding 13 others before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police.
Friday, July 20, 2018
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Divers searched a Missouri lake Friday for the bodies of four people who were presumed dead after a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, killing at least 17 people in the tourist town of Branson, acco…
Thursday, July 19, 2018
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Good Samaritan boaters and the U.S. Coast Guard rescued 11 people who went into the water after their boat capsized near Pensacola Beach in Florida on Saturday.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday dropped charges against porn star Stormy Daniels just hours after she was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing undercover police officers' faces against her bare breasts during a performance at a …
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday.