If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready 2017-05-27T13:36:26Z 2017-05-27T13:36:18Z 2017-05-27T13:36:18Z Amid reports that the FBI is investigating meetings Trump son-in-law had with Russians, Jared Kushner's lawyer says he is willing to cooperate with investigators. Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s 2017-05-27T13:36:21Z 2017-05-27T13:36:15Z 2017-05-27T13:36:15Z Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time. Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies 2017-05-27T13:36:19Z 2017-05-27T13:36:13Z 2017-05-27T13:36:13Z Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died.
Next for Montana's new congressman: Day in court, then DC 2017-05-27T13:36:14Z 2017-05-27T13:36:11Z 2017-05-27T13:36:11Z Republican Greg Gianforte's win in Montana's special election hinged on flaws in both the two major party candidates. Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling 2017-05-27T13:36:09Z 2017-05-27T13:36:03Z 2017-05-27T13:36:03Z President Donald Trump's proposed budget calls for opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling.
Pilot's remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years 2017-05-27T13:36:05Z 2017-05-27T13:36:01Z 2017-05-27T13:36:01Z It took 52 years, but a daughter has finally brought her father's remains back to U.S. soil from Vietnam.
Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as 'voice of our generation' 2017-05-27T13:35:02Z 2017-05-27T13:35:02Z 2017-05-27T13:35:02Z Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being laid to rest Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles 2017-05-27T13:17:54Z 2017-05-27T13:17:52Z 2017-05-27T13:17:52Z Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now largely unexplored. Trump's budget cuts West Coast quake warning system funding 2017-05-27T13:17:54Z 2017-05-27T13:17:52Z 2017-05-27T13:17:52Z President Trump's budget would cut funding for West Coast earthquake early warning system. Science Says: What's known and not known about marijuana 2017-05-27T13:17:50Z 2017-05-27T13:17:48Z 2017-05-27T13:17:48Z A new study about using a marijuana ingredient to treat epilepsy joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot.
Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan 2017-05-27T13:17:45Z 2017-05-27T13:17:42Z 2017-05-27T13:17:42Z Advocates for wild horses say President Donald Trump is giving in to ranchers and rural communities who don't want the animals competing for space on land in the U.S. West.
Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad 2017-05-27T13:17:40Z 2017-05-27T13:17:39Z 2017-05-27T13:17:39Z A survey of US beekeepers finds some hope for the nation's troubled honeybees.
Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups 2017-05-27T13:17:35Z 2017-05-27T13:17:34Z 2017-05-27T13:17:34Z The Trump administration says state and local governments should pay for cleanups of the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and other iconic waterways. Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home 2017-05-27T13:16:34Z 2017-05-27T13:16:26Z 2017-05-27T13:16:26Z Report: 1 in 4 Alzheimer's disease deaths are now occurring at home _ a startling increase that marks a shift away from hospitals and nursing homes.
Chicago inmates can order fancy Italian pizza made in jail 2017-05-27T13:16:31Z 2017-05-27T13:16:22Z 2017-05-27T13:16:22Z Gourmet Italian pizzas can be delivered to your cell, if you get locked up in Chicago's Cook County Jail. Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets 2017-05-27T13:16:13Z 2017-05-27T13:16:10Z 2017-05-27T13:16:10Z People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018.
Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose' 2017-05-27T12:57:54Z 2017-05-27T12:57:02Z 2017-05-27T12:57:02Z Mark Zuckerberg is giving a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of to create Facebook.
New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activists 2017-05-27T12:37:32Z 2017-05-27T12:37:31Z 2017-05-27T12:37:31Z More than a dozen states this year have passed "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers.
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo 2017-05-27T12:37:04Z 2017-05-27T12:37:02Z 2017-05-27T12:37:02Z A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. Denis Johnson, author of 'Jesus' Son,' dead at 67 2017-05-27T04:46:10Z 2017-05-27T04:46:04Z 2017-05-27T04:46:04Z Denis Johnson, the prize-winning author best known for the classic story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67. Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII 2017-05-27T03:36:15Z 2017-05-27T03:35:54Z 2017-05-27T03:35:54Z The military will honor more than a dozen deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II.
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic 2017-05-27T03:07:35Z 2017-05-27T03:07:26Z 2017-05-27T03:07:26Z Republicans held onto a conservative House seat in Montana despite a last-minute assault charge against their candidate. Democrats say the GOP had to spend millions on what should have been an easy win. Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff 2017-05-27T03:07:32Z 2017-05-27T03:07:17Z 2017-05-27T03:07:17Z Texas' Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a 'bathroom bill' targeting transgender people, putting the legislation in serious doubt.
Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought home 2017-05-27T03:07:30Z 2017-05-27T03:07:13Z 2017-05-27T03:07:13Z Daughter to bury father, Navy pilot whose plane crashed half century ago during Vietnam War.
Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con' 2017-05-27T03:06:42Z 2017-05-27T03:06:41Z 2017-05-27T03:06:41Z Hillary Clinton is returning to her alma mater, Wellesley College, to deliver this year's commencement address at the Massachusetts school. Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court 2017-05-27T02:56:51Z 2017-05-27T02:56:18Z 2017-05-27T02:56:18Z A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages 2017-05-27T01:06:09Z 2017-05-27T01:06:08Z 2017-05-27T01:06:08Z A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders fails to provide evidence to support that claim.
Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992 2017-05-27T00:29:54Z 2017-05-27T00:25:47Z 2017-05-27T00:29:54Z Declaring "justice prevailed," a Michigan man in prison for 25 years was released after new tests on bullets supported his extraordinary claim that he was convicted with bogus evidence. California 'anti-fascist' activist charged with assault 2017-05-26T23:47:37Z 2017-05-26T23:47:34Z 2017-05-26T23:47:34Z Authorities say a former San Francisco Bay Area junior college professor has been arrested for beating three people during violent clashes between supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump last month.
Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions 2017-05-26T23:47:34Z 2017-05-26T23:47:29Z 2017-05-26T23:47:29Z An oil tank explosion in Colorado killed a worker and burned three others miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month.
Lawsuit: Arkansas man died after jail denied medical help 2017-05-26T23:06:36Z 2017-05-26T23:06:33Z 2017-05-26T23:06:33Z The family of an Arkansas man has filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing a for-profit jail and at least 12 guards and nurses of denying him adequate medical care as his health worsened and leaving him to die in his cell.
Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse 2017-05-26T22:07:58Z 2017-05-26T22:07:58Z 2017-05-26T22:07:58Z Construction workers in California dangled from metal cables and rebar after scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in Oakland.
Prosecutor: Rape sentence lenient, compares to Brock Turner 2017-05-26T21:59:25Z 2017-05-26T21:59:18Z 2017-05-26T21:59:18Z A California prosecutor says a man convicted of raping a relative received a sentence that's too lenient, comparing it to the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner.
The Latest: Aviator killed in Vietnam comes home for burial 2017-05-26T20:58:37Z 2017-05-26T20:57:57Z 2017-05-26T20:57:57Z Remains of US Navy pilot killed when his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War brought to San Diego for burial.
Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrial 2017-05-26T20:58:01Z 2017-05-26T20:57:00Z 2017-05-26T20:57:00Z The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist is barring prosecutors from showing jurors the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag.
South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence 2017-05-26T20:47:29Z 2017-05-26T20:47:29Z 2017-05-26T20:47:29Z A man charged with killing seven people over a 13-year period in South Carolina is heading to court. Science Says: Whale of a mystery solved? How they got so big 2017-05-26T20:18:05Z 2017-05-26T20:18:05Z 2017-05-26T20:18:05Z Scientists may have solved a mystery about the biggest of whales and how they evolved.
Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska 2017-05-26T20:17:56Z 2017-05-26T20:17:55Z 2017-05-26T20:17:55Z The federal agency that supports basic science research is taking a close look at what's under the ground in Alaska.
Civil War museum closes after spat over Confederate flag 2017-05-26T19:57:54Z 2017-05-26T19:56:50Z 2017-05-26T19:56:50Z A small Civil War museum in Georgia has closed its doors and boxed up its artifacts.
Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer 2017-05-26T19:04:27Z 2017-05-26T19:04:27Z 2017-05-26T19:04:27Z Alabama has put to death Tommy Arthur, the man who escaped seven prior execution dates for his conviction in a 1982 murder-for-hire. San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign 2017-05-26T18:32:33Z 2017-05-26T18:26:30Z 2017-05-26T18:32:33Z Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students.
Kennedys discuss JFK's legacy 100 years after his birth 2017-05-26T18:17:59Z 2017-05-26T18:17:54Z 2017-05-26T18:17:54Z 100 years after John F. Kennedy's birth, his descendants discuss how they're carrying out his legacy.
San Bernardino attack suspects shot up to 27 times 2017-05-26T15:56:59Z 2017-05-26T15:56:16Z 2017-05-26T15:56:16Z Authorities have released a detailed report with the accounts of more than two officers involved in a shootout with a couple who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino terror attack. The Latest: South Carolina man pleads guilty to 7 killings 2017-05-26T14:32:15Z 2017-05-26T14:28:05Z 2017-05-26T14:32:15Z A man charged with killing seven people over a 13-year period in South Carolina is heading to court.
Small university outranks many others in black physics grads 2017-05-26T14:06:56Z 2017-05-26T14:06:56Z 2017-05-26T14:06:56Z Small Dillard University graduating more black women in physics than many of its larger counterparts.
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural 2017-05-26T13:47:47Z 2017-05-26T13:47:42Z 2017-05-26T13:47:42Z President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media _ but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. Judge: UPS must pay $247M to NYC and state in cigarette case 2017-05-26T13:24:35Z 2017-05-26T13:24:32Z 2017-05-26T13:24:32Z A federal judge has ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for illegally shipping cigarettes.
Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire 2017-05-26T08:18:25Z 2017-05-26T08:18:22Z 2017-05-26T08:18:22Z Alabama is set to execute a man who has had his lethal injection delayed by the courts seven times.
Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump 2017-05-26T07:45:51Z 2017-05-26T07:45:49Z 2017-05-26T07:45:49Z The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate.
Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race 2017-05-26T07:31:18Z 2017-05-26T07:27:02Z 2017-05-26T07:31:18Z Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the special election. Lego giraffe to be named in honor of giraffe-loving boy 2017-05-26T07:15:14Z 2017-05-26T07:15:07Z 2017-05-26T07:15:07Z A giant Lego giraffe is being renamed to honor a giraffe-loving Massachusetts boy who died last month. Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities 2017-05-26T06:17:51Z 2017-05-26T06:17:49Z 2017-05-26T06:17:49Z Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas.
The Latest: Democrat concedes to Gianforte in Montana race 2017-05-26T05:54:53Z 2017-05-26T05:54:52Z 2017-05-26T05:54:52Z The Montana congressional candidate accused of assaulting a reporter hasn't been seen or heard from Thursday as voters go to the polls.
Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks he once alienated 2017-05-26T05:15:17Z 2017-05-26T05:15:17Z 2017-05-26T05:15:17Z After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia. $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor 2017-05-26T02:47:10Z 2017-05-26T02:46:56Z 2017-05-26T02:46:56Z An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse. Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel 2017-05-26T02:34:58Z 2017-05-26T02:34:41Z 2017-05-26T02:34:41Z Authorities say a man has been arrested after he backed a tractor-trailer through the front gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel and crashed it into the building's front door.
Gov. Walker wants Wisconsin to drug test Medicaid applicants 2017-05-26T01:27:45Z 2017-05-26T01:26:51Z 2017-05-26T01:26:51Z Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening is up for review by a key state legislative committee. Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy 2017-05-26T01:15:43Z 2017-05-26T01:15:40Z 2017-05-26T01:15:40Z A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March. Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans 2017-05-26T00:31:57Z 2017-05-26T00:28:45Z 2017-05-26T00:31:57Z Nearly five dozen Native American tribes in six Western states criticized President Trump's proposed budget cuts to federal programs and aid for American Indians.
California guards, inmates recovering after rare mass attack 2017-05-25T23:46:32Z 2017-05-25T23:46:32Z 2017-05-25T23:46:32Z Officials say a fight that forced correctional officers to open fire with real bullets to stop a melee was unusual even by the violent standard of California prisons. Correction: Snowy Plover Chick story 2017-05-25T22:58:07Z 2017-05-25T22:57:05Z 2017-05-25T22:57:05Z Correction: Snowy Plover Chick story.
US: Uzbek man serving sentence in terror plot stabbed warden 2017-05-25T22:57:19Z 2017-05-25T22:56:15Z 2017-05-25T22:56:15Z Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in a California federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been indicted on charges that he stabbed a prison warden. Charges: Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US 2017-05-25T22:47:55Z 2017-05-25T22:47:52Z 2017-05-25T22:47:52Z Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to the U.S. and forced them to work as prostitutes.
Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials 2017-05-25T21:36:14Z 2017-05-25T21:36:07Z 2017-05-25T21:36:07Z Leaks of sensitive information that have been a hallmark of the Trump administration are antagonizing one of America's closest allies. Nebraska prison revolt began with spat over alcohol 2017-05-25T20:49:45Z 2017-05-25T20:49:28Z 2017-05-25T20:49:28Z Officials say a deadly uprising at a Nebraska prison began because inmates were angry that prison staffers had confiscated 150 pounds of homemade alcohol from their cells.
11 hurt, most with minor injuries, in Vegas school bus crash 2017-05-25T19:59:47Z 2017-05-25T19:58:35Z 2017-05-25T19:58:35Z Authorities say at least 11 people were injured, including eight middle school students, a bus driver and a woman and an infant in a vehicle that collided with a school bus in southeast Las Vegas. Judge denies motion to drop charges in Laquan McDonald case 2017-05-25T19:48:10Z 2017-05-25T19:48:06Z 2017-05-25T19:48:06Z A judge has refused to throw out the murder charges against a white Chicago police officer charged after he shot black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times.
The Latest: Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes 2017-05-25T18:25:11Z 2017-05-25T18:25:10Z 2017-05-25T18:25:10Z It's unclear how an alleged assault of a reporter by a Montana congressional candidate will affect the special election's outcome _ in part because more than a third of the state's registered voters cast absentee ballots before polls opened Thursday.
From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads 2017-05-25T17:50:37Z 2017-05-25T17:50:33Z 2017-05-25T17:50:33Z Famous figures from entertainment, politics and business are giving commencement speeches at colleges across the country. Report: Huge tank that exploded needed emergency repairs 2017-05-25T17:50:32Z 2017-05-25T17:50:28Z 2017-05-25T17:50:28Z A federal report says a St. Louis company's steam condensation tank exploded, shooting into the air and through the roof of a neighboring business, after the tank was restarted despite needing emergency repairs. Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike 2017-05-25T16:47:20Z 2017-05-25T16:47:18Z 2017-05-25T16:47:18Z Hundreds of mentally ill inmates are languishing for months in Texas jails because of a lack of space at the state's psychiatric hospitals.
Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat 2017-05-25T15:58:37Z 2017-05-25T15:58:10Z 2017-05-25T15:58:10Z Health care is a prominent issue in rural Montana as the state prepares to vote in a special election to fill its only seat in the US House.
The Latest: GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate 2017-05-25T15:55:19Z 2017-05-25T15:55:15Z 2017-05-25T15:55:15Z The Guardian reporter who authorities say was assaulted by a Montana Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat says he never touched the politician before he was thrown to the ground. Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bags 2017-05-25T14:55:25Z 2017-05-25T14:55:24Z 2017-05-25T14:55:24Z Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Toyota, Ford and Nissan over defective air bags. Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs 2017-05-25T13:35:25Z 2017-05-25T13:30:31Z 2017-05-25T13:35:25Z Spacewalking astronauts are tackling urgent repairs at the International Space Station. From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti 2017-05-25T13:30:48Z 2017-05-25T13:27:18Z 2017-05-25T13:30:48Z A Playboy centerfold who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media with insults about the woman's body is expected to appear in court to resolve a criminal charge in Los Angeles.
AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really? 2017-05-25T09:05:05Z 2017-05-25T09:04:59Z 2017-05-25T09:04:59Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump budget chief misleads in insisting no cuts to Medicaid.
Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse 2017-05-25T07:46:24Z 2017-05-25T07:46:23Z 2017-05-25T07:46:23Z Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery. Architect of Dodd-Frank repeal bill agrees to key change 2017-05-25T07:38:33Z 2017-05-25T07:38:21Z 2017-05-25T07:38:21Z The architect of House legislation that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis has agreed to make a key change to the bill, clearing the way for the full House to take up the measure in coming weeks. Jury selection begins in Ohio officer's murder retrial 2017-05-25T07:26:13Z 2017-05-25T07:26:10Z 2017-05-25T07:26:10Z More than 200 people are due to report to an Ohio courthouse as jury selection gets underway in the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist.
GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter 2017-05-25T06:54:50Z 2017-05-25T06:54:42Z 2017-05-25T06:54:42Z Voters are heading to the polls Thursday to decide who will fill Montana's only U.S. House seat amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs.
The Latest: GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault 2017-05-25T05:46:27Z 2017-05-25T05:46:27Z 2017-05-25T05:46:27Z A reporter for the Guardian newspaper is alleging that the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat "body slammed" him on the day before the special election.
The Latest: 2 blacks on Cosby case of 12; alternates picked 2017-05-25T04:36:21Z 2017-05-25T04:36:17Z 2017-05-25T04:36:17Z With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, the defense is crying foul.
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks 2017-05-25T04:36:09Z 2017-05-25T04:36:07Z 2017-05-25T04:36:07Z With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, the defense is crying foul. Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries 2017-05-25T03:58:59Z 2017-05-25T03:58:19Z 2017-05-25T03:58:19Z Jurors have sided with a California research university in its dispute with a renowned plant scientist credited with developing tasty strawberries as a professor there. Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes 2017-05-25T02:01:10Z 2017-05-25T02:00:53Z 2017-05-25T02:00:53Z A California judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of the founder of Bikram yoga, who is under orders to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 judgment won by a former legal adviser.
Workers start dismantling jail tent complex in Phoenix 2017-05-25T02:01:07Z 2017-05-25T02:00:51Z 2017-05-25T02:00:51Z Crews have started to dismantle some of the tents in a controversial outdoor jail complex in Phoenix that's in the process of being closed by the metro area's new sheriff.
8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl 2017-05-25T02:00:24Z 2017-05-25T02:00:22Z 2017-05-25T02:00:22Z Officials say eight Northern California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to outside hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control.
Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election 2017-05-25T01:35:28Z 2017-05-25T01:35:24Z 2017-05-25T01:35:24Z Court documents show federal agents were worried last October that a Louisiana private investigator had illegally obtained Donald Trump's tax returns and may leak them. Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino 2017-05-25T00:58:51Z 2017-05-25T00:56:45Z 2017-05-25T00:58:51Z Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions. Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl 2017-05-25T00:34:19Z 2017-05-25T00:34:15Z 2017-05-25T00:34:15Z The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times.
South Dakota girl with cancer prevented from graduating 2017-05-25T00:07:46Z 2017-05-25T00:07:40Z 2017-05-25T00:07:40Z A western South Dakota high school won't let a student who has brain cancer to walk at graduation because she's six credits short of being able to graduate. Many states have laws intended to keep kids away from guns 2017-05-25T00:07:42Z 2017-05-25T00:07:38Z 2017-05-25T00:07:38Z Many states have laws intended to keep kids away from guns.
A third of older Latinos have tapped into retirement savings 2017-05-24T23:29:32Z 2017-05-24T23:29:00Z 2017-05-24T23:29:00Z A poll says older Latinos are more likely than older whites or older blacks to say they've had to withdraw or borrow money from a retirement account.
Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics' 2017-05-24T22:59:21Z 2017-05-24T22:58:58Z 2017-05-24T22:58:58Z Former Vice President Joe Biden is slated to deliver the Class Day address at Harvard University. Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds 2017-05-24T22:55:27Z 2017-05-24T22:55:19Z 2017-05-24T22:55:19Z Johnson & Johnson, 42 states reach $33 million settlement over recalled nonprescription medicines. South Dakota jury finds consultant not guilty in pot case 2017-05-24T21:59:07Z 2017-05-24T21:58:06Z 2017-05-24T21:58:06Z A South Dakota jury has acquitted a consultant of drug charges for his role in helping an American Indian tribe pursue a marijuana resort on tribal land.
Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget 2017-05-24T21:36:56Z 2017-05-24T21:29:23Z 2017-05-24T21:36:56Z President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives. Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made 2017-05-24T20:59:12Z 2017-05-24T20:59:04Z 2017-05-24T20:59:04Z Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he won't sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state and is instead sending it back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward.
'I won't give up': Death row inmate seeks execution reprieve 2017-05-24T20:07:35Z 2017-05-24T20:07:30Z 2017-05-24T20:07:30Z Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection Thursday.
Lawsuit: VA contracting changes could cut jobs for the blind 2017-05-24T20:04:28Z 2017-05-24T20:04:27Z 2017-05-24T20:04:27Z Advocacy group is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs, alleging the agency ignored a longstanding law when it changed contracting rules used for decades to give jobs to the blind.
DeVos to review rejected college prep grant applications 2017-05-24T20:00:11Z 2017-05-24T19:59:58Z 2017-05-24T19:59:58Z The U.S. Department of Education will reconsider awarding grants to programs that help low-income students prepare for college after their applications were rejected due to formatting errors.
Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor 2017-05-24T19:54:37Z 2017-05-24T19:54:33Z 2017-05-24T19:54:33Z Kim Reynolds has been sworn in as Iowa's next governor, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for veteran Gov. Terry Branstad. Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted 2017-05-24T17:34:27Z 2017-05-24T17:30:09Z 2017-05-24T17:34:27Z A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury. Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina 2017-05-24T16:17:49Z 2017-05-24T16:17:45Z 2017-05-24T16:17:45Z Sheriff: Field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million.
Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight 2017-05-24T14:39:08Z 2017-05-24T14:38:51Z 2017-05-24T14:38:51Z Despite raising red flags at Los Angeles International Airport, a man cited by airport police and traveling to Hawaii with no luggage was allowed to board an American Airlines flight. Same sex couple says Southwest discriminated against them 2017-05-24T14:08:39Z 2017-05-24T14:08:29Z 2017-05-24T14:08:29Z A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent. Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage 2017-05-24T12:17:47Z 2017-05-24T12:17:30Z 2017-05-24T12:17:30Z California authorities say they will wait for a stretch of Highway 1 to stabilize again before going in to assess damage from a massive new landslide along the iconic coast road. Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends cuts 2017-05-24T07:32:32Z 2017-05-24T07:28:00Z 2017-05-24T07:32:32Z President Donald Trump's 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. State Department and international assistance dramatically ramps down American support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the welfare of the neediest around the world.
Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA 2017-05-24T07:32:20Z 2017-05-24T07:27:49Z 2017-05-24T07:32:20Z A Southern California university has granted a surprise honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class and took notes for him while he earned his MBA.
Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk 2017-05-24T07:08:31Z 2017-05-24T07:08:30Z 2017-05-24T07:08:30Z Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service preservation program. Clinton: Trump budget shows 'unimaginable' cruelty 2017-05-24T06:43:15Z 2017-05-24T06:42:54Z 2017-05-24T06:42:54Z Hillary Clinton says Republican President Donald Trump's budget shows an "unimaginable level of cruelty" for millions of Americans and children. New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire 2017-05-24T05:53:37Z 2017-05-24T05:53:31Z 2017-05-24T05:53:31Z New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a plane engine caught fire, prompting a temporarily closure.
Graduation day bittersweet for slain black scholar's friends 2017-05-24T05:43:02Z 2017-05-24T05:43:02Z 2017-05-24T05:43:02Z Prosecutors are asking for patience from two college communities as authorities investigate as a possible hate crime the stabbing of a black Army officer, allegedly by a white University of Maryland student.
Suspect in Ohio house fire that killed 7 due in court 2017-05-24T04:45:44Z 2017-05-24T04:45:40Z 2017-05-24T04:45:40Z An Ohio man accused of starting a house fire that killed seven of his neighbors is due in court. Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars 2017-05-24T04:45:43Z 2017-05-24T04:45:39Z 2017-05-24T04:45:39Z Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past two and a half years.
11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias 2017-05-24T04:44:03Z 2017-05-24T04:44:01Z 2017-05-24T04:44:01Z Two of the five jurors picked so far for Bill Cosby's criminal trial say they know a victim of sexual assault. Neighbor charged in Ohio fire that killed 5 kids, 2 adults 2017-05-24T03:06:02Z 2017-05-24T03:06:00Z 2017-05-24T03:06:00Z Investigators in Ohio have charged a neighbor with setting a house fire that killed two adults and five children last week. Human leg in a fishing boot washes up on Alaska beach 2017-05-24T02:52:58Z 2017-05-24T02:52:58Z 2017-05-24T02:52:58Z A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city. Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias 2017-05-24T02:45:14Z 2017-05-24T02:45:14Z 2017-05-24T02:45:14Z Texas Republicans are moving to weaken a voter ID law and send it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters.
Hundreds honor Montana sheriff deputy killed in line of duty 2017-05-24T02:28:00Z 2017-05-24T02:25:53Z 2017-05-24T02:28:00Z A Montana sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty last week was remembered as family man, a man of faith and a dedicated public servant who could be tough when he needed to be but still played dolls with his daughter. Lawsuit: Mississippi fails to educate black children equally 2017-05-24T02:25:45Z 2017-05-24T02:25:34Z 2017-05-24T02:25:34Z Mississippi's leaders are being sued again over school funding, this time by the Southern Poverty Law Center on behalf of four black public school students. Judge will reconsider ruling blocking sanctuary cities order 2017-05-24T01:43:24Z 2017-05-24T01:43:22Z 2017-05-24T01:43:22Z A federal judge has agreed to reconsider his ruling blocking President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election 2017-05-24T00:24:09Z 2017-05-24T00:23:58Z 2017-05-24T00:23:58Z A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested.
Acquitted Tulsa cop who killed unarmed man returns to work 2017-05-24T00:15:44Z 2017-05-24T00:15:34Z 2017-05-24T00:15:34Z A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man has returned to the force and is working "a desk job.".
Trial set for Alaska man charged in girlfriend's death 2017-05-24T00:01:50Z 2017-05-24T00:01:50Z 2017-05-24T00:01:50Z A trial date has been set for a 21-year-old Alaska man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend when he tried to kill himself and the bullet struck the woman after passing through his head.
High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool 2017-05-23T23:58:24Z 2017-05-23T23:58:23Z 2017-05-23T23:58:23Z Voting-rights advocates are hoping that a Supreme Court ruling against two North Carolina congressional districts helps them argue cases of improperly drawn electoral maps elsewhere. Timeline of events: Disruptive passenger's travel to Hawaii 2017-05-23T22:32:03Z 2017-05-23T22:32:00Z 2017-05-23T22:32:00Z Flight disturbance timeline. Man with bladed gloves, clown makeup held in Denver stabbing 2017-05-23T20:46:39Z 2017-05-23T20:46:39Z 2017-05-23T20:46:39Z A man wearing claw-like gloves and clown-style makeup is suspected of stabbing and killing another man in Denver.
Mormon President Thomas S. Monson scales back duties 2017-05-23T20:37:07Z 2017-05-23T20:37:07Z 2017-05-23T20:37:07Z Mormon officials say 89-year-old church president Thomas S. Monson is no longer coming to meetings at church offices regularly because of limitations related to his age. Botulism outbreak tied to nacho cheese kills 1, sickens 9 2017-05-23T20:33:36Z 2017-05-23T20:33:33Z 2017-05-23T20:33:33Z California authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station. Condemned church shooter Roof seeks appellate court mercy 2017-05-23T18:42:13Z 2017-05-23T18:42:03Z 2017-05-23T18:42:03Z A man sentenced to death for killing nine worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church has petitioned an appeals court for mercy.
Police find Nazi items, explosives during murder probe 2017-05-23T18:17:36Z 2017-05-23T18:17:33Z 2017-05-23T18:17:33Z Police officers found white supremacist propaganda, bomb-making materials and a framed photograph of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh at a Florida apartment where a teenager killed two roommates. Wayward humpback whale stuck in California harbor 2017-05-23T13:52:44Z 2017-05-23T13:52:43Z 2017-05-23T13:52:43Z Wayward humpback whale swims into Southern California harbor and gets stuck there, prompting rescue effort. Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed US visas last year 2017-05-23T08:42:27Z 2017-05-23T08:42:25Z 2017-05-23T08:42:25Z The U.S. Homeland Security Department says nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the country during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas.
Hasbro to hold first-ever convention for company's brands 2017-05-23T08:32:05Z 2017-05-23T08:31:55Z 2017-05-23T08:31:55Z From G.I. Joe to My Little Pony, toy maker Hasbro says it's holding the first-ever convention to bring all of its brands together. Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak 2017-05-23T06:59:06Z 2017-05-23T06:57:32Z 2017-05-23T06:59:06Z California authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station.
Prosecutor: Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime 2017-05-23T05:06:00Z 2017-05-23T05:05:59Z 2017-05-23T05:05:59Z Officials say the fatal stabbing of a black student visiting the University of Maryland is being investigated by the FBI as a possible hate crime. Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial 2017-05-23T05:04:56Z 2017-05-23T05:04:56Z 2017-05-23T05:04:56Z Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's Legislative session. FBI: Passenger appeared intoxicated, needed help onto plane 2017-05-23T04:28:53Z 2017-05-23T04:28:51Z 2017-05-23T04:28:51Z Court records say a man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other than a laptop and needed a wheelchair to board the plane because he appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far 2017-05-23T04:27:00Z 2017-05-23T04:25:56Z 2017-05-23T04:27:00Z Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered nearly 300 miles from home.
The Latest: 3 white men, 2 white woman seated for Cosby jury 2017-05-23T04:18:18Z 2017-05-23T04:18:12Z 2017-05-23T04:18:12Z Bill Cosby has arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway.
US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks 2017-05-22T22:57:52Z 2017-05-22T22:57:07Z 2017-05-22T22:57:07Z An American physician killed while climbing Mount Everest was a global adventurer when he wasn't practicing medicine in small-town Alabama. 'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation 2017-05-22T22:57:50Z 2017-05-22T22:57:05Z 2017-05-22T22:57:05Z A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement has lost his gym membership after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws 2017-05-22T22:37:42Z 2017-05-22T22:37:33Z 2017-05-22T22:37:33Z Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades. Ohio city braces again for police shooting trial 2017-05-22T22:19:39Z 2017-05-22T22:19:31Z 2017-05-22T22:19:31Z A white police officer charged with killing an unarmed black motorist goes on trial in Ohio for a second time after a jury failed to reach a verdict six months ago.
Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today 2017-05-22T22:15:44Z 2017-05-22T22:15:33Z 2017-05-22T22:15:33Z 'Sgt. Pepper' was only the beginning: 50 years after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark and other astonishments of 1967, much of the music we listen to remains shaped by that year.
APNewsBreak: Leaks found on Dakota Access pipeline system 2017-05-22T20:45:20Z 2017-05-22T20:45:17Z 2017-05-22T20:45:17Z The Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons (380 liters) of oil in two separate incidents in North Dakota in March as crews prepared the pipeline for operation.
Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools 2017-05-22T19:06:35Z 2017-05-22T19:06:25Z 2017-05-22T19:06:25Z Texas lawmakers have revived a version of a transgender "bathroom bill" like one in North Carolina that sparked a national backlash, but the Texas law would apply only to public schools and not all bathrooms. Massachusetts school backs off ban of hair braid extensions 2017-05-22T18:46:57Z 2017-05-22T18:46:55Z 2017-05-22T18:46:55Z A Massachusetts charter school that came under fire for what some students and parents considered a racist policy of banning hair braid extensions has suspended the rule.
Hello! Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards 2017-05-22T17:27:13Z 2017-05-22T17:25:57Z 2017-05-22T17:27:13Z Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning, while he has 12 more nominations.
Correction: Billy the Kid-Sheriff story 2017-05-22T16:44:54Z 2017-05-22T16:44:49Z 2017-05-22T16:44:49Z Officials in a southern New Mexico county say they have found a document inside a box of old records that sheds a little more on light on the death of the Old West lawman who gained fame for killing Billy the Kid.
Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help 2017-05-22T14:19:05Z 2017-05-22T14:18:50Z 2017-05-22T14:18:50Z A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, says he had been trying to get psychiatric help. US forecasters: Here comes another hotter than normal summer 2017-05-22T13:46:28Z 2017-05-22T13:46:23Z 2017-05-22T13:46:23Z The National Weather Service is forecasting that the summer will be hotter than normal for most of the United States except for a small circle of states in the northern Midwest.
Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years 2017-05-22T13:26:43Z 2017-05-22T13:25:39Z 2017-05-22T13:25:39Z The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow.
The Latest: Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top 2017-05-22T12:05:42Z 2017-05-22T12:05:40Z 2017-05-22T12:05:40Z The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has shut down the big top. Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure 2017-05-22T11:27:32Z 2017-05-22T11:26:14Z 2017-05-22T11:26:14Z Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature has approved a bill that allows publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections. Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection 2017-05-22T11:27:30Z 2017-05-22T11:26:09Z 2017-05-22T11:26:09Z A key phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick a jury to weigh his case. Texas adoption agency 'religious refusal' closer to law 2017-05-22T10:58:16Z 2017-05-22T10:57:15Z 2017-05-22T10:57:15Z Texas's Republican-controlled Legislature has pushed closer to law a bill that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Soundgarden frontman Cornell's funeral will be Friday in LA 2017-05-22T05:23:42Z 2017-05-22T05:23:40Z 2017-05-22T05:23:40Z Musician Chris Cornell will be buried at a private service Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.
Trial set to begin in killing of 2-year-old 'Baby Doe' 2017-05-22T04:44:43Z 2017-05-22T04:44:42Z 2017-05-22T04:44:42Z Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor island. Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools 2017-05-22T04:44:29Z 2017-05-22T04:44:23Z 2017-05-22T04:44:23Z A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one that caused national uproar in North Carolina now may be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas _ but only apply to public schools.
What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues? 2017-05-22T04:16:08Z 2017-05-22T04:16:05Z 2017-05-22T04:16:05Z Now that New Orleans has removed three prominent Confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them?.
DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis 2017-05-22T02:04:12Z 2017-05-22T02:04:07Z 2017-05-22T02:04:07Z Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security.
Oklahoma crisis offers opportunity for hapless Democrats 2017-05-22T02:04:04Z 2017-05-22T02:04:00Z 2017-05-22T02:04:00Z Oklahoma budget crisis offers opportunity for hapless state Democrats. New title for California's 2015 train hero _ graduate 2017-05-22T01:52:41Z 2017-05-22T01:52:41Z 2017-05-22T01:52:41Z A Sacramento man credited with helping stop an armed attack on a French train is celebrating his college graduation _ but a year late, owing to all the attention that followed the 2015 train crisis. Biden: It's time for America to regain unity and purpose 2017-05-22T00:34:55Z 2017-05-22T00:34:49Z 2017-05-22T00:34:49Z Former Vice President Joe Biden is offering assurances that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of American life will be temporary.
Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement 2017-05-22T00:05:12Z 2017-05-22T00:05:12Z 2017-05-22T00:05:12Z Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony.
California Democratic chair race angers 'Berniecrats' 2017-05-21T20:57:37Z 2017-05-21T20:56:39Z 2017-05-21T20:56:39Z California Democrats have narrowly selected longtime party insider Eric Bauman to be the leader of the largest state Democratic Party. Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment 2017-05-21T20:55:52Z 2017-05-21T20:55:25Z 2017-05-21T20:55:25Z Black Texas congressman says he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump. Young whale finds its way out of Southern California harbor 2017-05-21T20:44:23Z 2017-05-21T20:44:20Z 2017-05-21T20:44:20Z A humpback whale that made a big splash with boaters after wandering into a Southern California harbor is on the move again, having found its way back to the open ocean.
Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit 2017-05-21T20:44:20Z 2017-05-21T20:44:18Z 2017-05-21T20:44:18Z As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama for failing to utter the words 'radical Islamic terrorism' He accuse.
Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation 2017-05-21T20:44:15Z 2017-05-21T20:44:11Z 2017-05-21T20:44:11Z A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid US immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation.
Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety 2017-05-21T20:44:08Z 2017-05-21T20:44:07Z 2017-05-21T20:44:07Z After a car barreled down the crowded sidewalks of Times Square, killing a teenage tourist and leaving 22 people injured, some New Yorkers are calling for the installation of more protective bollards at the ends of city sidewalks.
Investigators try to figure out why man disruptive on flight 2017-05-21T19:54:46Z 2017-05-21T19:54:43Z 2017-05-21T19:54:43Z A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as disheveled and unruly was subdued by passengers and flight attendants who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some