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09/18/2019

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its national reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine feve...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Asking customers not to bring guns into stores is one thing. Enforcing the policy is another Walmart and seven other retailers made major political statements earlier this month when they asked customers not to openly carry firearms in their s...
04:00, 09/18/2019

SpaceX wants to beam internet across the southern US by late 2020 SpaceX wants to become one of the world's largest internet providers by deploying a constellation of thousands of satellites to beam broadband from sp...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Analysis: Why race is moving center stage for 2020 An escalating cycle of action and reaction between President Donald Trump and the Democratic presidential contenders is thrusting issues of race relat...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Trump in New Mexico: 'We love our Hispanics' President Donald Trump returns to New Mexico for a campaign rally, his first trip to the "Land of Enchantment" as president, and a sign of his campaig...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Spicer is the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart Tom DeLay in 2009, in the middle of his indictment on charges of campaign money laundering. Rick Perry in 2016, after his failed presidential bid. Now...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Analysis: The re-emergence of Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' Senate chances in 2020 The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political posit...
04:00, 09/18/2019

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activat...
04:00, 09/18/2019

New York bans most flavors of e-cigarettes New York state health officials voted Tuesday to carry out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive action to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. This ban w...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Missing mother and her four children all found dead, sheriff says Levi Strickland was picking berries in Brantley County, Georgia, on Sunday night when he heard what sounded like an explosion. He ran over toward the ...
04:00, 09/18/2019

State Supreme Court rules two designers can refuse to make wedding invitations for same-sex couple A 2013 Phoenix law that adds "sexual orientation, gender identity or expression" to the city's nondiscrimination ordinance violated the freedom of spe...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Saturday Night Live sacks new comedian over racial slurs A new Saturday Night Live comedian has been axed from the show before his first appearance after a video emerged of him making "offensive, hurtful and...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Ross and Rachel's baby Emma 'would be in therapy in 2019' After 10 years of friendship, romance, being on a break, a Vegas marriage and lots more on-again-off-again romance, Ross and Rachel finally got back t...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Dutch YouTubers jailed over 'Area 51 plan' Two Dutch YouTubers who apparently wanted to film the classified US Air Force base known as Area 51 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanour trespass and i...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Home of slain Florida mom, 4 kids possibly vacant for weeks: What we know now A deputy sent to the Summerfield home Saturday for a wellness check noticed a "foul odor of decomposition" as he entered the residence.   &...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Gidley: The president is being 'cautious' on Iran Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley says the president is being 'cautious' when it comes to blaming Iran for the devastating weekend attac...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Man accused of trying to steal a pedal boat shaped like a dragon Police received a call after a report of a man who stayed in the boat in National Harbor after the pedal boat business closed Monday night.  ...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Missing Florida mom Casei Jones and her four children all found dead in Georgia Police discovered Casei Jones' body in a van after her husband was involved in a traffic crash in Georgia. He then led authorities to the site where t...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Georgia homeowner kills three teens wearing masks in possible 'stand your ground' case The fatal shooting of three teens by a Georgia homeowner this week could be a 'stand your ground' case, the Rockdale County Sheriff says.   ...
22:33, 09/17/2019

UCLA mom charged with paying $400K to get son admitted as fake soccer recruit A Canadian mother was arrested Monday night in Spain and indicted in the U.S. for paying $400,000 to get her son admitted into the University of Calif...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Vaping: Wisconsin doctors describe how they uncovered sudden surge of mystery lung illnesses Doctors discovered the sick teens had all vaped through extensive tests and interviews, often needing to separate young patients from their parents. ...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong activists urge US to aid movement Activists involved in months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are appealing to U.S. lawmakers to block the export by American companies of weapo...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Arizona Supreme Court rules artists don't have to make LGBTQ wedding invitations The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on a case challenging Phoenix's nondiscrimination ordinance and how it applies to LGBTQ couples.    ...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Sheriff indicted for plotting to kill deputy who had tape of his 'racially offensive' remarks A North Carolina sheriff was indicted for obstruction of justice for allegedly plotting to kill one of his deputies.       &...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Ralph Nadler: Corey Lewandowski obligated to answer questions House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski remains obligated to answer questions despite a...
22:33, 09/17/2019

World's tallest residential building hits its peak A condominium tower in New York City will be the world's tallest predominantly residential building when it opens next year. The 1,550-foot Central Pa...
22:33, 09/17/2019

They, themself: Merriam-Webster adds nonbinary pronouns to dictionary. Also added: vacay, deep state The latest edition of the Merriam-Webster dictionary adds terms such as "they" and "themself" as singular pronouns.       &#...
22:33, 09/17/2019

NYC's Charging Bull to be fixed after banjo attack Art restorers examined New York's Charging Bull statue Tuesday after the iconic piece was vandalized last week. A Texas man was arrested on charges of...
22:33, 09/17/2019

AP Top Stories 5P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, September 17th: Cokie Roberts dies; Purdue Pharma in bankruptcy court; R Kelly in court; New York skyscraper hit...
22:33, 09/17/2019

Lewandowski rebuffs questions at House hearing Democrats' first hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation quickly turned sour on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump camp...
22:33, 09/17/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Trump donor Rakolta as ambassador to UAE The U.S. Senate approved businessman John Rakolta on Tuesday as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, making the long-time Republican donor the firs...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules: sources The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and...
22:32, 09/17/2019

White House candidate Harris urges new investigation of Kavanaugh, FBI U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new a...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Police test 'Spider-Man' device as alternative to Taser With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device t...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Trump lists Waddell, Kellogg, O'Brien among possible Bolton successors U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the candidates he is considering to become his national security adviser include former deputy nation...
22:32, 09/17/2019

UK's BAE Systems wins $318 million contract from U.S. Army Britain's BAE Systems said on Tuesday it has won a $318 million contract from the United States Army in order to upgrade M88 recovery vehicles to the ...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Virginia Governor puts state on path to 100% carbon-free power by 2050 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order on Tuesday with a goal of producing all of the state's electricity from carbon-free sources ...
22:32, 09/17/2019

U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about ...
22:32, 09/17/2019

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they wa...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, battles Democrats at fierce impeachment hearing Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out...
22:32, 09/17/2019

For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says The first experience with sexual intercourse for more than 3 million U.S. women was forced in their early teens, according to a new study.  ...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Today in History for September 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America's Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and...
18:00, 09/17/2019

AP series: Jamaica corals come back from the brink A dedicated band of Jamaicans are rescuing coral reefs, showing nature can heal. Introducing “What Can Be Saved?,” a new weekly AP series spotlighting...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Counterfeit pot vapes flood market amid illnesses Want to make a counterfeit cannabis vape that looks like the real thing? The easy availability of replica packaging helps explain an explosion in coun...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Trump: 'I think we're going to win' New Mexico President Donald Trump rallied his supporters in New Mexico on Monday and talked up his chances of turning the state red as part of his efforts to exp...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Warren: 'Donald Trump is corruption in the flesh' Facing thousands of cheering supporters in New York City, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday decried President Donald Trump ...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Officer dies, suspect arrested in Alabama shooting Authorities say a police officer has died after a shooting in west-central Alabama and a suspect is in custody. Alabama Media Group reports 40-year-ol...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Netanyahu, Gantz vote in Israeli election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election. It's the second showdown this year for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Be...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Boy killed on San Francisco Bay boating trip; wealthy Mexican developer arrested Javier Burillo, 57, faces charges including vehicular manslaughter with a vessel and operating a boat while under the influence, police say.  &#...
18:00, 09/17/2019

AP Top Stories September 17 A Here's the latest for Tuesday September 17th: Israel holds election; Trump says it looks like Iran is behind Saudi Arabia attack; Elizabeth Warren cam...
18:00, 09/17/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, SNL, Brinkley Rocker Ric Ocasek's cause of death revealed; "SNL" rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over YouTube video; Hurt Christie Brinkley pulls out of "D...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Wisconsin brothers charged with operating counterfeit vaping cartridge operation Tyler and Jacob Huffhines ran an operation that cranked out 3,000 to 5,000 counterfeit vaping cartridges each day, authorities say.    ...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Surfer avoids shark after alert from drone user Drone footage emerged on Tuesday of a large shark swimming very near a surfer off Werri Beach in New South Wales, Australia. (Sept. 17)   &#...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Taliban claim attacks at president's rally, Kabul The Taliban have claimed a deadly attack in northern Afghanistan that targeted President Ashraf Ghani's campaign rally, killing 24 people, and another...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Julien Macdonald's sparkle and shimmer Welsh designer Julien Macdonald presents Julien x Gabriela - his latest collection at London Fashion Week - in collaboration with socialite Gabriela G...
18:00, 09/17/2019

'Evil needs to pay': Missing Florida mom Casei Jones and her four children all found dead in Georgia Casei Jones, 32, and her four children, were found dead in Georgia and a warrant has been issued for Casei Jones' husband, Michael Wayne Jones Jr. &#...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Comedic actors try to define stand-up boundaries After "SNL" drops new member Shane Gillis over past comments, the stars of NBC’s primetime comedy lineup discuss boundaries within comedy. (Sept. 17) ...
18:00, 09/17/2019

7-year-old cancer patient joins Air Force for a day This 7-year-old's battle with cancer shows he can do anything. To prove it, he became an Air Force pilot.        ...
18:00, 09/17/2019

With Oil Under Attack, Trump’s Deference to Saudis Returns After oil installations were blown up, President Trump seemed to suggest he was ready to strike back. Then he promised to wait, setting off criticism....
13:16, 09/17/2019

From Warren and Trump, Two Versions of Corruption In New York, Senator Elizabeth Warren described a government compromised by the influence of the wealthy. President Trump, in New Mexico, denounced a ...
13:16, 09/17/2019

Andrew Yang Knows You May Disagree With Him About Shane Gillis Mr. Gillis was dropped by “Saturday Night Live” after calling Mr. Yang a racial slur, and Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur who is running for president, has ...
13:16, 09/17/2019

Detroit mayor wants to wipe out residential blight with bonds Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan unveiled a plan on Monday to sell up to $250 million of bonds to tackle the city's remaining blighted and abandoned houses o...
11:32, 09/17/2019

U.S. farmers receive $4.07 billion of latest government trade aid The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has paid $4.07 billion of its latest round of compensation for farmers suffering from the trade war with Chi...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United ...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating Presi...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers cannot recoup damages over lenient plea deal: U.S. judge A group of women who said Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them are not entitled to money damages from the United States even though federal prosecutor...
11:32, 09/17/2019

U.S. utilities file legal challenge to Trump power plant rule Con Edison and eight other U.S. utilities mostly from Democratic-led states have filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plan to cut car...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants elig...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, draw...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Trump Tries to Woo Hispanic Voters at Rally in New Mexico The president said he had great support among Latino Americans because of his hard line on stopping migrants and drugs from crossing illegally into th...
09:32, 09/17/2019

Nadler: House panel too busy with Trump impeachment issue to investigate Kavanaugh House judiciary committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the committee has its "hands full" working to impeach President Donald Trump and won't immediatel...
08:00, 09/17/2019

3 JPMorgan Chase traders charged with manipulating precious medals markets Federal authorities charged two current and one former JPMorgan Chase traders with market manipulation, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monda...
08:00, 09/17/2019

Reports: Manhattan district attorney issues subpoena for Donald Trump's tax returns The Manhattan district attorney's office issued a subpoena for eight years of President Donald Trump's personal and corporate tax returns, his account...
08:00, 09/17/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren vows to take corruption 'head-on' at Washington Square Park rally Before Thousands from under the Washington Square Arch in Lower Manhattan, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren urged Democrats Monday for their suppor...
08:00, 09/17/2019

Strengthening Hurricane Humberto to close in on Bermuda Strengthening Hurricane Humberto is expected to track close enough to Bermuda to unleash heavy rain, strong winds and pounding seas during the middle ...
08:00, 09/17/2019

General Mills recalls Gold Medal Flour due to E.coli Consumer foods manufacturer General Mills announced a voluntary nationwide recall of 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour due to po...
08:00, 09/17/2019

California burglars kick door in, flee when they see homeowner is home, screaming Two would-be thieves who broke into a California home ran away in fear when they realized — after kicking the door in — the homeowner was actually hom...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Suspected serial killer arrested in Florida, linked to murders of 3 other women in state A man charged with the murder of a woman in South Florida is now also a suspect in the deaths of at least three other women in the state who were kill...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Connecticut woman, 79, accused of drifting onto shoulder, killing man with her Volkswagen Beetle A 79-year-old Connecticut woman was charged Monday in the death of a trucker who was struck by her Volkswagen Beetle when it drifted onto the shoulder...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Linda Sarsour, other leaders accused of anti-Semitism parting with Women's March The Women’s March reportedly severed ties with three of its founding board members Sunday following controversies that have included accusations of an...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Texas bank robbery suspect killed in crash after police chase where speeds topped 130 mph A bank robbery suspect in Texas was killed after trying to escape police on Thursday when he lost control and crashed during a chase that saw speeds t...
06:32, 09/17/2019

NYPD school safety agent who worked as plus-size model fatally shot by boyfriend on his birthday: police A New York school safety officer who worked on the side as a plus-size model was fatally shot by her boyfriend who then turned the gun on himself as t...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Houston man gets 20 years for running over ex-girlfriend multiple times, prosecutors say A 72-year-old Houston man will spend 20 years behind bars for running over his ex-girlfriend four times and severely injuring her in the process, pros...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Authorities say bodies of four children found after slain mom; husband is being questioned Authorities in central Florida on Monday said they believe a man whose wife and four children went missing several weeks ago were killed in their home...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted t...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Planned Parenthood, former CEO come to agreement on severance dispute Planned Parenthood reached an agreement with its former president over the terms of her departure from the women health provider after weeks of conten...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Father arrested after son dies in fatal fall from boat in California waters A father was arrested after his 11-year-old son was thrown overboard a boat in northern California and killed after being struck by the vessel, police...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Maine firefighter killed in propane blast was injured fire chief's brother A fierce propane explosion in Maine leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday, killing one ...
06:32, 09/17/2019

MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations' The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex of...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Alabama police officer shot and killed in shootout with suspect: cops A veteran police officer in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was shot and killed Monday after a shootout with a suspect who authorities said ran into a home and open...
06:32, 09/17/2019

Analysis: Sean Spicer is just the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart Tom DeLay in 2009, in the middle of his indictment on charges of campaign money laundering. Rick Perry in 2016, after his failed presidential bid. Now...
06:02, 09/17/2019

3 founding board members of Women's March leaving after allegations of anti-Semitism Founders of the Women's March are leaving the organization's board after facing allegations of anti-Semitism, which they deny, that threatened to over...
06:02, 09/17/2019

The Point: Can Donald Trump change the electoral map, again? Donald Trump is in New Mexico tonight for a campaign rally, the latest sign his 2020 reelection team believes he can carry the Land of Enchantment in ...
06:02, 09/17/2019

5 takeaways from the new book about Brett Kavanaugh Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly dropped a political bombshell on Washington when they published an excerpt of their book on Brett Kavanaugh describing a...
06:02, 09/17/2019

Band wears T-shirts designed by bullied fan Members of the University of Tennessee marching band got to be some of the first people to wear the wildly popular anti-bullying T-shirt inspired by a...
06:02, 09/17/2019

OxyContin maker files for bankruptcy Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York Sunday as part of its framework for settling litigation with multiple states and governments...
06:02, 09/17/2019

Walmart's car seat recycling program starts Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle -- a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilitie...
06:02, 09/17/2019

The prison where Huffman wants to go Now that Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a massive college admissions scam, attention has turned to where she...
06:02, 09/17/2019

Epstein accusers can't receive damages over plea deal A federal judge in Florida handed down a loss Monday to Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, who have for years been trying to get payments and undo Epstein's ...
06:02, 09/17/2019

‘We Have Faces Too’: An Exhibition Shows Life in San Quentin Monday: How images from inside the state’s oldest prison ended up in an art museum. Also: California on the offensive, and the beginnings of Oscar buz...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren. Here’s Why It Matters. The progressive group, whose electoral influence has grown since it backed Bernie Sanders four years ago, is now supporting Ms. Warren for the Democra...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Why This Scientist Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair Getting sufficient DNA out of a rootless hair has long been considered impossible. A scientist, better known for work with ancient fossils, has figure...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Iowa Wanted to Test Court Records Security. Now 2 Men Face Burglary Charges. Two men who said they were hired to test a central Iowa courthouse’s security were arrested after alarms went off, according to documents. The state s...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Washington Monument to Reopen After Three Years One of the city’s most recognizable landmarks, and its second-tallest structure at 555 feet, will reopen with improved security measures and a moderni...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Florida Judge Denies Bid by Epstein Victims to Nullify Non-Prosecution Deal The ruling was a setback for victims of Jeffrey Epstein who are hoping to see criminal charges filed against people who may have helped him prey on te...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Trump’s Deference to Saudis in Setting Terms for How U.S. Should Respond to Attacks Touches a Nerve The president’s tweet set off a torrent of criticism from those who have long accused him of doing Riyadh’s bidding while sweeping Saudi violations of...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Ask Your Questions About Inequality in California Times reporters are taking a deeper look at the issues driving inequality in California, and we want to know what questions you have. Ask them and hel...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Trump Goes to the Bullpen in Awarding His Latest Presidential Medal of Freedom Mr. Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Mariano Rivera, a member of five Yankees championship teams who is widely considered the best ...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Husband Charged With Murder After Bodies of Wife and 4 Children Are Found Police believe he killed his family at their home in Florida, then stored their bodies there and in his van for several weeks before transporting them...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid, adding Cornell to a growing list of institutions trying ...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Three Leaders of Women’s March Group Step Down After Controversies The departures come after years of discord and charges of anti-Semitism and at a time the group is gearing up for political engagement in the 2020 ele...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal minin...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Coalition to bypass Electoral College gains traction Amid a movement to bypass the Electoral College in electing future U.S. presidents -- going instead with the winner of the national popular vote -- Co...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane off U.S. Southeast Hurricane Humberto is strengthening off the U.S. East Coast and is expected to produce potentially life-threatening surf conditions, forecasters said ...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Another budget fight looms in Congress over border wall funding The fight over funding for a border wall in Texas and other states appears to be heating up again in Congress this month as lawmakers near a deadline ...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren unveils sweeping anti-corruption plan Ahead of a major anti-corruption speech in New York City on Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released an ethics plan that pl...
22:49, 09/16/2019

UAW labor strike: Picketers block Michigan GM plant Striking employees of General Motors used their bodies and vehicles to block all entrances to the automaker's Flint Assembly Plant Monday, several hou...
22:49, 09/16/2019

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and ...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Trump to host India's Narendra Modi, Australia's Scott Morrison in Texas, Ohio this weekend President Donald Trump will welcome two world leaders to the United States this weekend -- India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Min...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Students boycott software company Palantir for links to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement A group of more than 1,200 college students from 17 American institutions have signed a pledge never to work for a software company that does business...
22:49, 09/16/2019

President Donald Trump presents Medal of Freedom to former Yankees ace Mariano Rivera President Donald Trump praised former New York Yankees relief pitcher as "maybe the greatest pitcher of all time" Monday when he presented the 13-time...
22:49, 09/16/2019

USDA hemp regulations draft sent to White House The U.S. Department of Agriculture has completed a long-awaited draft of federal regulations for the cultivation of hemp and submitted them to the Whi...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Judge declines to reveal Jeffrey Epstein's secret non-prosecution agreement A federal judge in Florida ruled Monday that a non-prosecution agreement for Jeffrey Epstein must be kept secret due to the financier's death last mon...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Eight years of Trump's tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan DA The subpoeana from Manhattan District Attorney's Cyrus Vance Jr.'s , for President Donald Trump's tax returns, was issued last month to...
22:49, 09/16/2019

Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke with Saudi, Iraqi leaders about attack on Saudi oil supply "The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international...
22:49, 09/16/2019

She swallowed her engagement ring while sleeping. It wasn't a dream In a viral Facebook post, a San Diego woman describes how she lost her engagement ring when she accidentally swallowed it, thinking she was dreaming. ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Army mom reunites with daughters in tearful hug After being overseas for 9 months, this mom just couldn't wait to hug her girls. "These kids are my heart, I have my heart back."    &...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Morgan Spurlock revisits world of fast food In "Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!" filmmaker Morgan Spurlock explores fast food from the corporate side by opening his own restaurant and reveals his...
21:32, 09/16/2019

UAW workers say they just want 'a fair contract' United Auto Workers say they just want 'a fair contract' as talks are expected to resume Monday morning with General Motors. (Sept. 16)   &#...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Texas girl, 10, dies after contracting a 'brain-eating' amoeba from swimming in a river Lily Avant, 10, was hospitalized after she contracted a rare 'brain-eating' amoeba while swimming in a Texas river, her family says.    ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

No visible breakthrough in Brexit talks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held their first face-to-face talks Monday, without any vis...
21:32, 09/16/2019

One killed, six hospitalized after Maine propane explosion A propane explosion leveled a new building Monday morning in Farmington, Maine. The blast killed one firefighter and sent six others to the hospital. ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Jessica Hecht searches for the perfect red carpet look Jessica Hecht, the "Special" actress and Emmy nominee, takes us inside her search for the perfect dress to wear to the creative arts Emmys. The teleca...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Community offers help to opioid addicts Elk Grove Village, a community of 32,000 outside Chicago has launched a program in which addicted people can ask police officers and other municipal w...
21:32, 09/16/2019

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others, levels building in Maine A firefighter was killed and at least six others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine. ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

A man survived cancer twice, then he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million. ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Galveston protesters demand horseback arrest video Hundreds of protesters gathered in Galveston, Texas on Sunday evening to demand that the police department release body camera video of the controvers...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Implosion brings down Dallas bank building Aerial video captured clouds of smoke and dust as a Republic/National Bank facility was imploded in Dallas Sunday morning. (Sept. 16)   ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy. Here's what it means Purdue Pharma is framing its bankruptcy filing as an opportunity to cut red tape and provide billions in settlement cash to curb the opioid crisis. &#...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Wheelchair hunting group set up to help disabled pheasant shooters Hunting in the great outdoors is not without its risks at the best of times, but for those who are confined to a wheelchair it can be that much more d...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Daughter's tribute to dad's life of 'cheap mischief' goes viral A daughter's offbeat obituary about her father's life of "obnoxious pranks" and "cheap mischief" has gone viral, as readers were left both moved and a...
20:32, 09/16/2019

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was res...
20:32, 09/16/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegatio...
19:48, 09/16/2019

Treasury yields drop after drone strike in Saudi Arabia sparks bid for safer assets U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the M...
19:48, 09/16/2019

Trump rages after NYT updates story to say alleged Kavanaugh victim 'does not recall' incident The Times updated an article detailing a previously unreported accusation against Kavanaugh from when he was a Yale University student, noting that "t...
19:48, 09/16/2019

GM strike costing up to $90 million a day as union members hold out for a 'fair deal' GM shares were down nearly 3% Monday as analysts estimated the strike could cost GM tens of millions of dollars per day. The talks resumed at 10 a.m. ...
19:48, 09/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's victims will not get cash damages from federal government over controversial deal Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from what authorities have said was a jailhouse suicide in August w...
19:48, 09/16/2019

Many routes to recovery from multiple addictions These people were all addicted to more than just opioids. They show recovery's many paths and how it's possible from a multitude of addictio...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Mobile home residents squeezed by market forces As developers across the U.S. buy up mobile home parks to tear them down, and investors buy parks and raise rent, the state of Colorado recently passe...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Black transgender woman found 'burned beyond recognition' in Florida, officials say Bee Love Slater was found badly burned in a car in Florida earlier this month. Advocates believe she is the 18th transgender person killed this year. ...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Livestock on the loose! Yak en route to butcher shop escapes into Virginia mountains A yak named Meteor was reportedly on its last ride when it escaped its trailer, fleeing into the Virginia mountains.       &...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Lily Avant, 10, contracted a 'brain-eating' amoeba after swimming in a Texas river. Now she's fighting for her life Lily Avant, 10, was hospitalized after her family says she contracted a rare 'brain-eating' amoeba while swimming in a Texas river.  &...
16:32, 09/16/2019

AP Top Stories September 15 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 15th: GM workers to go on strike; Saudi oil production cut in half by attack; NY governor to order part...
16:32, 09/16/2019

After 20 years of using the same numbers, Delaware man wins $25,000 a year in the lottery The man, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the Lucky for Life ticket at Dave's Liquors in New Castle, the state lottery office said. He m...
16:32, 09/16/2019

'Call of Duty' gamer Casey Viner solicited a fatal 'swatting' call. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison Casey Viner, a 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call resulting in an innocent Kansas man's death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison Fr...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Confederate statue that prompted Charlottesville rally must stay, judge rules A Virginia judge has blocked the city of Charlottesville's effort to remove the Confederate statue that sparked a deadly white nationalist rally....
16:32, 09/16/2019

Today in History for September 16th Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Me...
16:32, 09/16/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the...
16:32, 09/16/2019

AP testing: CBD vapes spiked with illegal drugs The Associated Press commissioned laboratory testing of vape products sold as CBD and found dangerous synthetic marijuana instead of the natural canna...
16:32, 09/16/2019

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company d...
16:32, 09/16/2019

AP Top Stories September 16 Here's the latest for Monday September 16th: 49,000 UAW members strike against GM; Oil prices spike after attack in Saudi Arabia; Oxycontin maker...
16:32, 09/16/2019

O'Rourke and Buttigieg clash over guns after former congressman's AR-15 comment Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke and Pete Buttigieg clashed Sunday over O'Rourke's direct comment about his proposed mandatory gun-buy...
15:48, 09/16/2019

Warren's latest anti-corruption plan would put strict new limits on lobbyist power Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a sweeping new set of anti-corruption proposals Monday ahead of a rally in New York City, where she will speak a short ...
15:48, 09/16/2019

9/11 widow pleads for return of wedding rings Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring t...
15:48, 09/16/2019

Trump urges GM, UAW to resolve contract dispute U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union should "get together and make a deal." Trump tweeted ...
12:32, 09/16/2019

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed...
12:32, 09/16/2019

Wyoming's shrinking coal industry leads to job losses The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal minin...
10:16, 09/16/2019

Holder cautions against potentially prosecuting Trump post presidency Former Attorney General Eric Holder predicted President Donald Trump may be prosecuted after his presidency if he doesn't first face impeachment proce...
08:16, 09/16/2019

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban alm...
08:16, 09/16/2019

'It hurts': Yang brings own experience to bigoted comments by new 'SNL' member Shane Gillis 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang again responded to racist comments made by new "Saturday Night Live" hire Shane Gillis, saying he's...
08:16, 09/16/2019

Trump says Justice Kavanaugh should 'start suing people' after new report of sexual misconduct The comments came in response to an article in The New York Times that surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct from the justi...
08:16, 09/16/2019

Keyllanne Conway says Trump administration ready to tap strategic petroleum reserve if necessary Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed ...
08:16, 09/16/2019

About 48,000 UAW members strike against General Motors The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 2007...
08:16, 09/16/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegatio...
08:16, 09/16/2019

At least 22 injured in decks' collapse in N.J. residential building Decks in a three-story residential building collapsed, injuring at least 22 people, including several firefighters, in south New Jersey, officials sai...
07:48, 09/16/2019

Auto workers union to strike against General Motors at midnight The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday morning it will strike against General Motors at midnight after its members failed to reach a new labor...
07:48, 09/16/2019

Virginia attorney general: couples can decline to disclose race on marriage application Virginia's attorney general said couples seeking marriage licenses in the state will no longer be required to reveal their race following a lawsuit fi...
07:48, 09/16/2019

Trump asks Justice Department to 'rescue' Kavanaugh as Democrats call for impeachment U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Justice Department to come to Brett Kavanaugh's "recuse" after new information was published on allegations ...
07:48, 09/16/2019

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the c...
07:16, 09/16/2019

California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him ...
07:16, 09/16/2019

Masked would-be burglars scared off by California woman's shouting: see the video Surveillance video captured two masked men kicking in the front door of a California house in an apparent burglary attempt -- before a woman's shouts ...
07:16, 09/16/2019

Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer offered to attend a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” as part of their pressure for the pr...
00:32, 09/16/2019

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation Mr. Sanders has overhauled his New Hampshire state operations, as his campaign fights to maintain support in a state he won by more than 22 percentage...
00:32, 09/16/2019

Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations President Trump and other Republicans defended the Supreme Court justice after a New York Times essay described a previously unreported story about hi...
00:32, 09/16/2019

City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improve...
00:32, 09/16/2019

First US auto strike in 12 years set for midnight The United Auto Workers union said Sunday that its members at General Motors will walk out by midnight if the automaker does not meet its demands, set...
00:32, 09/16/2019

Florida doubles python hunters as over 1,000 apply for hourly wage job with bounty incentives Florida doubled its ranks of python hunters last week as the state steps up efforts to tame the invasive species that has long devastated the balance ...
23:32, 09/15/2019

Virginia couples no longer required to list race on marriage applications, attorney general says Couples planning to get married in Virginia are no longer required to provide their race on marriage applications, the state's attorney general told s...
23:32, 09/15/2019

Missouri woman fighting to keep her three emotional support monkeys A Missouri woman with post-traumatic stress disorder is in a feud with her neighbors and the city of Creve Coeur who say the three emotional support m...
23:32, 09/15/2019

California man arrested after cops find him unconscious next to dead infant, authorities say Authorities in northern California say a 29-year-old man who they arrested was found unconscious in a home Saturday afternoon with a 13-month-old baby...
23:32, 09/15/2019

Duluth synagogue fire was act of arson by 1 person, apparently not hate crime: police A man charged with burning down a historic Minnesota synagogue last week doesn’t appear to have been motivated by religious bias, authorities said Sun...
23:32, 09/15/2019

Wisconsin THC vape operation being investigated for possible ties to vape-related deaths, illnesses: police Wisconsin authorities are investigating whether an illegal THC-infused vape cartridge manufacturing operation allegedly run by two brothers is connect...
23:32, 09/15/2019

Panic after reports of shooter at movie theater Reports of a possible shooter at a mall in Virginia sparked panic Saturday night as people hid in stores and officers searched for a gunman. Hours lat...
23:00, 09/15/2019

Girl's lemonade stand made over $700 for K9 unit A 3-year-old girl lit up her Wisconsin community after she donated hundreds of dollars to her local police department's K9 division, all through the p...
23:00, 09/15/2019

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexic...
23:00, 09/15/2019

As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight ...
22:00, 09/15/2019

New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide s...
22:00, 09/15/2019

All Was Quiet at the Birmingham Weather Office. Until a Trump Forecast Brought a Storm. Tornadoes are the most challenging tempests that the National Weather Service workers in Alabama typically handle. But all that changed with a faulty ...
21:32, 09/15/2019

Seattle light rail station shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded; cops release video of suspect Authorities in Seattle released video on Saturday of a suspect fleeing after a shooting at a downtown light rail station the day before left one man d...
18:32, 09/15/2019

Former New York fire chief's dog howls along with department's beloved siren A New York fire department says the town's "old school" fire siren is beloved by many — including a former fire chief's dog, who adorably mimics the s...
18:32, 09/15/2019

2 Florida inmates dead, 1 in stable condition in suspected drug overdose at correctional facility Two inmates died of a suspected drug overdose Saturday at a correctional facility in Florida, causing the facility to lock down and staff to be treate...
18:32, 09/15/2019

9/11 cloud formation shows firefighter walking toward angel A Florida teacher caught a spectacular moment in the sky on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks: a cloud formation of what resemble...
18:32, 09/15/2019

Florida man's stolen pick-up truck containing urn of daughter's ashes found, officials say Investigators last week found a stolen pick-up truck that contained precious cargo: an urn containing the ashes of the truck owner's beloved daughter,...
18:32, 09/15/2019

New Hampshire students circulate Snapchat rumor that student assaulted a dozen girls, but police say it's false Allegations that a male New Hampshire high school student sexually assaulted a dozen female students — and that educators knew and failed to act — cir...
18:32, 09/15/2019

Drunken scooter rider hit Colorado police officer before crashing into car, officials say A man on a scooter is facing a driving under the influence charge after striking a police officer and then crashing into a parked car in downtown Denv...
18:32, 09/15/2019

Pearl Harbor sailors laid to rest on same day in NJ, Kansas 78 years after 1941 attack The remains of two U.S. military veterans who were killed in Pearl Harbor on the same day in 1941 have finally been laid to rest — also on the same da...
18:32, 09/15/2019

At least 22 people injured in deck collapse at New Jersey beach house At least 22 people were injured Saturday evening after a deck collapsed at a home in Wildwood, New Jersey, according to representatives for area hospi...
18:32, 09/15/2019

UAW to strike against GM starting Sunday evening The United Auto Workers (UAW) said that its members will go on strike against General Motors Co as of Sunday evening, after a lack of progress in cont...
18:00, 09/15/2019

After GM talks hit impasse, UAW workers to strike as of Sunday night The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight ...
18:00, 09/15/2019

Oldest living American WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday Lawrence Brooks — a man considered to be the nation's oldest living veteran from World War II — celebrated a huge milestone in Louisiana last week: hi...
14:17, 09/15/2019

At least 22 people injured after deck collapse at New Jersey event A home’s multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, inclu...
11:48, 09/15/2019

The Americans will see attack on Saudi oil as an attack on them One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel of ...
08:32, 09/15/2019

The Senate: Still Great at Deliberating, but Less So at Legislating Today’s Senate, devoted almost only to confirming the president’s nominations, is hardly a hotbed of legislative activity. Members of both parties wou...
07:48, 09/15/2019

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her de...
07:48, 09/15/2019

Donald Trump: Osama bin Laden's son killed in counter-terrorism operation President Donald Trump said Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, a high-ranking al-Qaida member and son of Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terroris...
05:49, 09/15/2019

Jury seated in trial of Dallas officer in shooting of Botham Jean Lawyers have seated a jury for the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after she entered the wrong apartmen...
05:49, 09/15/2019

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
05:49, 09/15/2019

At least 22 people injured after three-story deck collapse in New Jersey Multiple people in Wildwood, New Jersey have been injured after decks collapsed on top of each other at a three-story residence on the Jersey shore. ...
05:00, 09/15/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues his ex-lawyers, military nonprofit Decorated Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was acquitted of murder in a war crimes trial this past July, has sued two of his former lawyers and a milita...
05:00, 09/15/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will Count...
05:00, 09/15/2019

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimat...
04:01, 09/15/2019

Long Island City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improve...
04:01, 09/15/2019

New Hampshire high school football players suspended in duck attack caught on video Three to five members of a New Hampshire high school football team were disciplined after video surfaced showing a wild duck being attacked with a bro...
01:48, 09/15/2019

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida man went on a vandalism spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach, claiming President T...
01:48, 09/15/2019

Former New Mexico priest, 81, sentenced to 30 years for sex abuse of altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty...
01:48, 09/15/2019

MIT professor defended Jeffrey Epstein associate in leaked emails, claimed victims were ‘entirely willing’ Famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist Richard Stallman is under fire after a leaked email thread showed him defending a...
01:48, 09/15/2019

'The Wire' actor on run from Baltimore police after escaping hospital Baltimore police are currently searching for a former actor on "The Wire" who they say escaped police custody after being taken to the hospital for a ...
01:48, 09/15/2019

Florida man who dragged shark in viral video sentenced to 10 days in jail A Florida man who recorded a shark being dragged to its death behind a high-speed boat accepted a plea deal on Thursday and was sentenced to 10 days i...
01:48, 09/15/2019

California Highway Patrol officers capture fugitive emu on freeway California Highway Patrol officers embarked on a wild emu chase Friday afternoon, finally capturing the giant bird as it strolled down a freeway shoul...
01:48, 09/15/2019

Border Patrol agent wounded, suspect killed in Texas traffic stop shooting A Border Patrol agent was shot and injured Friday night while conducting a traffic stop near the Texas-Mexico border and another agent shot and killed...
01:48, 09/15/2019

Woman, child wounded in shooting after dispute at Texas pee-wee football game A suspected gunman is at large after a shooting that followed a dispute between parents at a pee-wee football game in Fort Worth, Texas, police said S...
01:48, 09/15/2019

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to r...
00:16, 09/15/2019

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly es...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Today in History for September 14th Highlights of this day in history: America mourns victims of Sept. 11th attacks; Theodore Roosevelt becomes President; 'The Star-Spangled Banner...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a subu...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Yemen rebels claim drone attack on Saudi oil sites Drones claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated b...
00:16, 09/15/2019

'I thought I'd be ready': Father mourns son's death 10 years after attack put him in coma Ryan Diviney's family spent nearly a decade caring for him after an attack in 2009 left him in a minimally conscious coma.    ...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed some small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash th...
00:16, 09/15/2019

AP Top Stories September 14 P Here's the latest for Saturday, September 14th: White House: bin Laden son killed in US operation; Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil ...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Today in History for September 15th Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurri...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Meet the 9-pound, 11-ounce baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 Sept. 11 was the 18th anniversary of the terror attacks. But that date now holds a dear memory for Christina Malone-Brown’s family.   ...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets. As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in...
17:16, 09/14/2019

Lamborghini could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small...
17:16, 09/14/2019

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed From 2010 to 2017, Letcher County in Kentucky saw a greater shift in the gender balance of its labor force than almost any other county in the United ...
13:48, 09/14/2019

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counte...
13:48, 09/14/2019

Abortion doctor's family finds remains of more than 2,200 fetuses at his home after his death: reports The remains of more than 2,200 unborn children have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion doctor who died earlier this month, a...
12:00, 09/14/2019

Bottles of Cristal and steak dinners mark UAW corruption as prosecutors detail misused union funds U.S. prosecutors accuse UAW officials of living lives of luxury that included high-end liquor, private villas, lavish dinners and golf outings — all p...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Ohio mom gets 3 years' probation for corpse abuse A young Ohio woman acquitted of killing her newborn but convicted of corpse abuse has been sentenced to three years' probation. (September 13) &...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Doc: Vaping illness like 'drowning on dry land' A Boston doctor who has treated victims of the mystery vaping illness describes the frustration and horrors of trying to help patients some who die by...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Huffman arrives for admissions scheme sentencing "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at Boston's federal court to learn her fate in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13...
08:17, 09/14/2019

'Fugitive' pig owner must pay $3,000 after pet pig escapes from home The pig's owner, Mcgregor Wallace, purchased Leroy as an emotional support pet. He was cited by Columbia, South Carolina, officials for owning a ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days. &#...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Pence: Trump committed seeing 2020 GOP majority Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Friday, where he said he and President Donald Trump ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Police escort son of fallen officer on first day of school These police officers wanted make sure their fallen brother's little boy had the best first day of school ever.       &...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action b...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Boat in fatal fire back on land for investigation The burned-out wreckage of a boat where 34 people died in a fire has been transported to a naval base in Southern California for further investigation...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing People in the northern Bahamas are using a variety of ways to search for family and friends, amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison A federal judge in Boston sentenced actress Felicity Huffman on Friday to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year...
08:17, 09/14/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 P Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Another tropical storm is developing in the Atlantic. Here's when it could hit Florida The system headed toward Florida, now "Tropical Depression Nine," will almost certainly become Tropical Storm Humberto within next 24 hours  ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the laws...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana pro...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Texas Southern University Friday. He also brushed aside concerns that ot...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area. (Sept. 13)   &...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said kille...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Vikings’ Rudolph: Fantasy football changed sports Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph discusses how fantasy football has changed the way fans approach sports. (Aug. 20)       ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Judge dismisses suit against ICE filed by immigrant in Detroit church sanctuary ICE declared Ded Rranxburgaj a fugitive from the law, but has not attempted to enter the Detroit church to remove him since he took sanctuary.  ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.   ...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter ...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Harvard announces review of past donations by Jeffrey Epstein Harvard University announced Thursday that it was reviewing millions of dollars wealthy financier and convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein donated t...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Gallup: For 2nd time in 30 years, less than half of Americans view NRA favorably For just the second time in 30 years, the share of Americans who view the National Rifle Association favorably has fallen below 50 percent, a new surv...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Appellate court resurrects lawsuit accusing Trump of constitutional offenses A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of profiting from his private businesses while in office -- and failing to put them into a blind trust -- ca...
07:48, 09/14/2019

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and global...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers sa...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 millio...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee e...
05:16, 09/14/2019

U.S. Justice Gorsuch sees value of immigration through wife's eyes Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Friday extolled the value of immigration and said his wife's experience as a naturalized U.S. citizen from Brita...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Houston police officer near Democrat debate shot, priest assaulted in violent crime spree A Houston police officer is in serious condition and one suspect is dead after a violent crime spree came to an end in a shootout just a mile away fro...
05:16, 09/14/2019

‘Tent courts’ set up at border towns to ease strain on immigration cases The Trump administration has quietly started implementing its latest measure aimed at easing the strain of immigration courts tasked with a growing ba...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Men arrested breaking into Iowa courthouse claim they were hired to test alarm system Iowa court officials have denied authorizing an overnight courthouse burglary after the arrest of two cybersecurity experts who said they were hired t...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cop cellmate claims: 'I never touched the man' Jeffrey Epstein’s former cellmate has sent a hand-written letter from behind bars saying that he never touched the accused sex trafficker of young gir...
05:16, 09/14/2019

FBI investigates payroll company accused of stiffing $35M from small businesses The FBI and the New York State Department of Labor confirmed this week they are investigating allegations that a widely-used payroll company diverted ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Ex-Ohio cheerleader sentenced to probation for abuse of corpse, after being acquitted of killing newborn baby A former Ohio high school cheerleader, recently acquitted of killing her unwanted newborn, was sentenced to six months in jail for burying the corpse ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" pla...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Jon Stewart sets his sights on helping burn pit vets with new PSA Now that thousands of those who were made ill due to their exposure to toxins at Ground Zero are finally receiving access to a crucial compensation fu...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Hurricane Dorian victims reunite with their beloved pets weeks after storm Amid the devastation in the Bahamas left behind by Hurricane Dorian – the dozens of lives lost and the hundreds of homes swept away -- there is anothe...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecutio...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Gamer sentenced to 15 months in federal prison in deadly 'swatting' case An Ohio gamer involved in a “swatting” incident which turned deadly was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison, according to the US Justice Department...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Purdue Pharma's Sackler family used hidden accounts to transfer $1B: court docs The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, used Swiss and other hidden bank accounts to transfer around $1 billion from the company to themselves, ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Suspect admits deadly stabbing of DC jogger, gets 30 years behind bars A man who stabbed a jogger to death while she was exercising in Washington, D.C.’s Logan Circle neighborhood last year was sentenced to 30 years in pr...
05:16, 09/14/2019

NYPD nabs sword-wielding man on Empire State Building observation deck An emotionally disturbed man was arrested Friday after he brandished a cane sword on the Empire State Building's 79th-floor observation deck, police s...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media r...
05:16, 09/14/2019

For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment About 1.2 million American children have peanut allergies. A new drug, Palforzia, does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening react...
02:02, 09/14/2019

Liz Cheney, Tart-Tongued Fighter, Is Warring With Rand Paul Over Who’s Trumpier Ms. Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, has supplanted her father, Dick Cheney, as the most combative Cheney in Washington. She usually attacks Democr...
02:02, 09/14/2019

Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says Gennady Podolsky used his position as a travel agent to cheat Delta Air Lines out of $1.75 million worth of loyalty points, according to an indictment...
02:02, 09/14/2019

Lamborghin could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small...
01:00, 09/14/2019

IPO market heats up, but investors are shunning unprofitable companies Money losing unicorns are falling out of favor with investors. The dismal performances of Uber, Lyft and Slack after they debuted on Wall Street earli...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaig...
01:00, 09/14/2019

NASCAR shocks gun industry as it appears to block some firearm ads NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a "grad...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Salini Impregilo in deal to help build Texas high speed train: statement Italian builder Salini Impregilo and its U.S. subsidiary Lane Construction Company have signed a contract to help build a new high-speed train line in...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decisio...
23:32, 09/13/2019

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for lett...
23:32, 09/13/2019

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in C...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled wit...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Bahamas relief operation frustrated by approach of new storm A storm system threatening the Bahamas with more heavy downpours and strong winds on Friday hampered the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake o...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News-U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee e...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Greenpeace members face felony charges in Houston bridge protest Texas authorities on Friday charged climate change protesters who shut down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling on ropes from a ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving s...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Fri...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for...
23:32, 09/13/2019

The IPO market is heating up, but investors are shunning unprofitable companies Money losing unicorns are falling out of favor with investors. The dismal performances of Uber, Lyft and Slack after they debuted on Wall Street earli...
22:32, 09/13/2019

How John Roberts killed the census citizenship question Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote against President Donald Trump's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but only ...
22:32, 09/13/2019

The man Trump called 'my African American' is leaving the GOP The man then-candidate Donald Trump called "my African American" at a 2016 rally is leaving the Republican Party and no longer supports the President,...
22:32, 09/13/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping...
22:32, 09/13/2019

A GM strike could come as early as Sunday. But a union scandal makes negotiations harder The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are locked in difficult labor negotiations, and a late night Saturday deadline looms for a new contra...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Andrew Yang’s Debate Pledge: He’ll Give 10 People $1,000 a Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises que...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke Calls Texas Lawmaker’s Warning a Death Threat “My AR is ready for you,” the lawmaker, Briscoe Cain, had tweeted in response to Mr. O’Rourke’s pledge to ban AR-15-style rifles and similar weapons....
21:00, 09/13/2019

The Reporters Who Exposed Harvey Weinstein In their new book, “She Said,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey take readers inside the investigation that launched a...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Fugitive Couple Captured After Hiding for 16 Days Blane and Susan Barksdale escaped on Aug. 26 after overpowering two private security guards who were transporting them back to Tucson, Ariz., the auth...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Candidates speak after Houston Democratic debate Some of the Democratic presidential candidates involved in Thursday night's debate in Houston spoke to reporters afterwards and made the cases fo...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Cardi B supports Shaun King Cardi B throws her support behind social activist Shaun King, as she arrives to see him honored – amid fundraising row - at Rihanna’s star...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Candidates talk guns, corruption and Trump Some of the Democratic Presidential candidates discussed topics including gun violence, corruption and President Donald Trump after Thursday night&apo...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Cold case solved 22 years later after Google Earth satellite image shows missing man's car After the vehicle was discovered, a local resident used a personal drone to confirm its location before calling authorities.     ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.  &#...
18:32, 09/13/2019

A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small ful...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Ohio day care worker allowed 5-year-old to be bullied, held her by her ankle, police say Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say. ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 A Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Democrats debate in Houston; Trump visits Baltimore; Sunken scuba boat raised off California; Fugiti...
18:32, 09/13/2019

ShowBiz Minute: R. Kelly, Huffman, Rihanna R. Kelly is a no show in court; Judgment day for Felicity Huffman; facing possible prison for scam; Cardi B, Rihanna attend the Diamond Ball in New Yo...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Woman took the homeless to dinner at Taco Bell. They got tossed out instead Employees tossed them out of Taco Bell even though a good Samaritan was buying a group of homeless people dinner.       ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Harvard says Epstein's $9M donations came before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges Almost all of the $9 million that disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein gave to Harvard was donated before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges  &#...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Behold the world's most adorable deer The southern pudu is the world’s tiniest deer, which means its babies are extra small and adorable.        ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Bianca Del Rio for president? Drag queen Bianca Del Rio says her latest show, 'It's Jester Joke,' is an anecdote to 'Brexit and Donald Trump and Theresa May dan...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Ex-Donkey Kong record holder threatens to sue Guinness A gamer who had the highest score ever in the arcade classic Donkey Kong has threatened to sue Guinness World Records after his achievement was deemed...
17:32, 09/13/2019

Democratic front-runners divided over healthcare The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance together in the race to take on Donald Trump ...
17:32, 09/13/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Demo...
15:48, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate focuses on gun control, trade, healthcare Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics, including gun control, healthcare and trade, in the third round of primary debate in Housto...
13:16, 09/13/2019

Pope’s Thailand visit will also be a family reunion The first papal visit to Thailand in 35 years is a particularly special occasion for the Pope's second cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori. (Sept. 13)...
12:17, 09/13/2019

Chinese families pay the price as pork costs soar Chinese families are rethinking menu options as pork prices soar after herds were decimated by African swine fever and pig farms closed for environmen...
12:17, 09/13/2019

Debate Analysis: Trio of Democrats lead field Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas made clear that there are three main candidates leading the field, Joe Biden, ...
12:17, 09/13/2019

Justice Dept. Rejects Andrew McCabe’s Bid to Avoid Charges The move would typically foreshadow an indictment of Mr. McCabe, a longtime target of President Trump, but it is not clear whether prosecutors have as...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russi...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Summer Debate Recap: How Did the Top Four Candidates Perform Last Time? Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are the leading Democrats in the presidential primary. We take a look back at their deba...
10:16, 09/13/2019

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unsc...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual vio...
10:16, 09/13/2019

House Foreign Affairs Panel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator The subpoena compels Zalmay Khalilzad, the special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, to publicly brief lawmakers at a hearing on the admi...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Ben Carson Is Cleared of Misconduct Over Order of $31,000 Dining Set Investigators placed blame not on the HUD secretary, but on department officials who “were aware of the law” and “either failed to consider or didn’t ...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Andrew Yang Said He Would Give 10 People $1,000 Each Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises que...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the p...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children cou...
10:16, 09/13/2019

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his ...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Fugitive Couple Wanted on Murder Charges Are Captured in Arizona After Hiding for 16 Days Blane and Susan Barksdale escaped on Aug. 26 after overpowering two private security guards who were transporting them back to Tucson, Ariz., the auth...
10:16, 09/13/2019

The Trump Administration’s Latest Experiment on the Border: Tent Courts Makeshift immigration courts are opening in tents along the southwestern border, part of the administration’s plan to control the surge of migrant fam...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Democrats impress debate watchers in Atlanta People packed in Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta to watch the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate debate, the third of the 2020 election cycle. (S...
10:16, 09/13/2019

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing majo...
09:00, 09/13/2019

It came from outer space: Newly discovered comet is likely interstellar visitor A newly discovered comet appears to be from outside our solar system. If confirmed, it would be only the second such object ever detected.  ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm warnings issued in the Bahamas as system cranks up Some models show the system that could become Tropical Storm Humberto intensifying into a hurricane off the Southeast coast by early next week.  ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Ohio mother acquitted of killing her newborn Jurors have acquitted a young Ohio mother of killing her newborn. Brooke Skylar Richardson was acquitted of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughte...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Dangling protesters shut down Houston bridge ahead of Democratic presidential candidates debate Hours before the Democratic presidential candidates debate, anti-fossil fuel protesters forced the closure of a bridge outside Houston.   &...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Ex-cheerleader accused of killing newborn found not guilty on most serious charges Skylar Richardson was found not guilty of aggravated murder and involuntary manslaughter. She was accused of deliberately killing her and burying her ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories 12 P Here's the latest for Thursday, September 12th: House approves guidelines to impeach President Trump; Activists protest fossil fuels ahead of Dem...
07:32, 09/13/2019

WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday WWII veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (Sept. 12)     ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Woman accused of stealing $18,000 meant for burial of boy who died in a hot car The family paid Caroline Rich of Evansville, Indiana, more then $19,000, which they believed would go toward burial costs, according to an affidavit. ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Donald Trump weighs in as Dem hopefuls prepare to debate President Donald Trump is weighing in on the Democratic primary field hours before his would-be opponents face off on the debate stage in Houston. (Se...
07:32, 09/13/2019

In Ohio, cost of opioid crisis isn't just fiscal Public officials in Ohio say no amount of money will restore the cities that have been upended by the opioid crisis. Local police and fire chiefs say ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

The CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses nationally is down from last week. Don't exhale yet, and here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.  &#...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Dive boat where 34 died raised from sea off Calif. A salvage crew has raised the scuba diving boat that sank after a fire that killed 34 people off Southern California last week. (Sept. 12)  ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Texas capital of Austin approves first-in-the-nation funding for abortion transportation, lodging, child care Austin, Texas, has become the first city in the nation to approve funding for abortion access services such as transportation, advocates said.  ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Dutch nationals seeking Area 51 charged with trespassing at national security site Deputies responded to report about foreign nationals trespassing on the Nevada National Security Site, a government testing range north of Las Vegas. ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Today in History for September 13th Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal res...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Leguizamo reflects on his 1999 Emmy win and his 2019 nomination Actor John Leguizamo reflects on his first Emmy win in 1999, and his latest nomination 20 years later. (Sept. 12)       ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Fugitive couple wanted in murder arrested in remote area of Arizona Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August....
07:32, 09/13/2019

Rochester diocese, facing flood of sex-abuse claims, files for bankruptcy protection The Rochester diocese filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, less than a month after a new law led to a flood of sex-abuse claims.   ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Where to put your money now The trade war is far from over. Many multinational companies are expected to report weak third quarter earnings. And President Trump continues to feud...
07:32, 09/13/2019

What getting rid of tobacco taught CVS This month marks the five-year anniversary of our removal of tobacco from all our stores, and it remains a source of great pride for CVS Health. Witho...
07:32, 09/13/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the mos...
07:32, 09/13/2019

She was found dead at a beach in 1972. DNA helped police identify a suspect An 11-year-old girl went on a bike ride on Thanksgiving Day in 1972. The next day her body was found dumped on a rocky beach near the Pacific Ocean in...
07:32, 09/13/2019

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers ...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Third Democratic debate highlights gun control after shootings in Texas, Ohio Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics including gun control in the third round of debates the month after a series of shootings in...
06:16, 09/13/2019

Justice Department to declassify name of suspect accused of aiding 9/11 hijackers The Justice Department will declassify the name of an individual accused of assisting two hijackers involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,...
05:17, 09/13/2019

New Jersey train engineer in 2016 Hoboken deadly crash wins job back The New Jersey Transit engineer was operating a commuter train that crashed in Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing one woman on the platform and injurin...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invade...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual ...
04:00, 09/13/2019

California dive boat crew did not have required watchkeeper when fire broke out, report finds All six crew members on a scuba diving boat were asleep when it caught fire off the coast of California last week, killing 34 people, federal investig...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an unde...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Body wrapped in carpet found outside New York City Starbucks, police say The New York City Police Department is investigating after a man's body was found rolled up in a carpet on a Manhattan sidewalk with his feet sticking...
04:00, 09/13/2019

California man, 91, linked to stepdaughter's death by Fitbit device dies A 91-year-old California murder defendant who was arrested last year after his stepdaughter's Fitbit allegedly provided clues in her death, died in a ...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Suspect in shooting at Texas Walmart indicted on capital murder charge A Texas man accused of gunning down more than 20 people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors ...
04:00, 09/13/2019

University of Tennessee gives scholarship to bullied student who designed homemade school shirt The Florida fourth-grader who was bullied for his original T-shirt design showing off University of Tennessee spirit has been offered a full scholarsh...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Michigan cop who had KKK memorabilia in home is fired A Michigan police officer who was put on leave after a potential homebuyer found Ku Klux Klan memorabilia inside the officer's house was fired Thursda...
04:00, 09/13/2019

Senegalese man admits using dead American's ID for more than 30 years A Senegalese national living in Southern California pleaded guilty Thursday to impersonating a dead American citizen for 31 years to net thousands of ...
04:00, 09/13/2019

UAW leader charged with embezzling union funds amid contract talks with Detroit automakers The charges come as the union negotiates new contracts with the Detroit automakers and two weeks after federal officials raided the leader's home...
00:48, 09/13/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson cleared in watchdog's probe of $31,000 dining room set purchase The watchdog's spokesperson highlighted the fact that the watchdog's report makes no recommendations to HUD, since it found no evidence of m...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, unshaken by cancer scare, says she looks forward 'to the challenges ahead' The top court has agreed to review high-profile cases concerning the Second Amendment and LGBT workers' rights in its term beginning in October....
00:48, 09/13/2019

AP-NORC: Trump gets low grades on global warming A new AP-NORC Center poll finds Americans are most unhappy with Donald Trump on his handling of climate change. (Sept. 12)     &#...
00:48, 09/13/2019

ShowBiz Minute: JK Rowling, The Situation, NYFW Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research; Prison release imminent for reality star 'The Situation," Closing NYFW, designer Marc Jacobs h...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Airman welcomed home by family and FDNY Air National Guard member James Friedlander surprised his 2-year-old daughter, Vivian, after returning from a 6-month deployment in Qatar. But he wasn...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Today in History for September 12th Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy's Mussolini; JFK confronts critics ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Shooting victim honored by Trump wasn't a hero and gave 'inaccurate account,' police say Chris Grant was shot and wounded in the El Paso Walmart shooting but police have called his actions "an act of self-preservation" only.   &...
00:48, 09/13/2019

The murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee horrified Chicago. Now, gang members will stand trial Jury selection will begin Friday in the trial of Dwright Boone-Doty and Corey Morgan, charged with the November 2015 attack on 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee....
00:48, 09/13/2019

Mnuchin: No meeting planned between Trump-Rouhani Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while he's in New York ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Report: Supreme Court ruling caused mass polling place closures across Southern USA Voting rights advocates argue that the 2013 court decision made it easier for elections officials to disenfranchise black and minority voters.  ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Tallahassee stabbing suspect said he 'wigged out' and stabbed 'everything in front of him,' police say Antwann Demetris Brown was arrested on five counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault in the Tallahassee stabbings. ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Hilarious obituary honors prankster dad. He left 'a house full of crap' and decades of laughter The out-of-the ordinary, down-to earth viral obituary is bringing a lot of smiles to folks after Joe Heller, 82, of Connecticut died Sunday.  &#...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Greenpeace oil protesters dangle from Texas bridge At least 11 Greenpeace protesters could be seen dangling from a bridge near Houston ahead of the third 2020 Democratic debate .(Sept 12)   ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Are Category 5 hurricanes such as Dorian the 'new normal'? Category 5 Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas like a buzz saw last week, killing dozens of people and leaving a ruined, broken landscape. ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 12 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 12th: US Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump immigration policy; China condemned for detaining Ta...
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Pelosi: 'Impeachment is a very divisive measure' At a news conference after House Judiciary Committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, Pelosi was on the defensi...
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'Inexcusable failure': Chicago schools mishandled sex abuse claims, federal probe finds An investigation by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights found that Chicago Public Schools mishandled sex abuse claims.  &#...
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Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.    ...
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'Clearly a game.' Opioid lawsuit settlements appear aimed at giving tax breaks to drug firms, experts say Politicians tout settlements with pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. But those payments may be used to reduce the companies' taxe...
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Woman in coma after using face cream tainted with mercury, officials say The California woman, 47, bought the anti-aging cream from a third party that imported it from Mexico, health officials say.     ...
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Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company ...
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Prozac maker paid millions to secure favorable verdict in mass shooting lawsuit, victims say Twenty-five years after a jury absolved Prozac of blame for Joseph Wesbecker's shooting rampage, a newspaper reports the drugmaker agreed to pay ...
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EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by de...
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10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field wh...
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House panel approves new powers to investigate President Donald Trump The House judiciary committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize a resolution that gives the panel more power to investigate President Dona...
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Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren unveils program to hike Social Security benefits for seniors Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan Thursday that would, if she's elected, amend the Social Security program to ...
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Walmart expands grocery delivery to 200 cities nationwide Walmart announced Thursday it will expand its unlimited grocery delivery to 1,400 stores nationwide this fall, after testing the concept in four marke...
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Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an in...
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Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead o...
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President Donald Trump creates task force to detect, prevent global 'atrocities' President Donald Trump established a task force Thursday to prevent atrocities in the United States and around the world, accompanied by a report that...
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Cadillac debuts new models of CT4 sedan via Instagram Cadillac on Thursday used Instagram to unveil new models of the 2020 CT4, a subcompact sedan the brand hopes will assist in attracting a younger, spor...
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Publix: Please don't openly carry guns into our stores Publix is joining the growing number of retailers asking that customers no longer openly carry guns in their stores in states where open carry is lega...
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Secretary Pompeo could also be national security adviser Just one day after President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of ...
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Trump administration gave OK to import lion trophy A lion trophy from Tanzania has been approved for import to the US, the first such case since lions began receiving protections in January 2016 as a t...
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Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Jo...
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How to watch tonight's Democratic presidential debate The third Democratic presidential debate takes place tonight in Houston, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachuset...
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College gives scholarship to boy bullied for T-shirt Most elementary school kids don't have their college plans firmed up, but the University of Tennessee super-fan who was bullied for his homemade T-shi...
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