Tens of thousands converge on California 'poppy apocalypse' 2019-03-19T17:43:48Z 2019-03-18T20:21:20Z 2019-03-19T17:43:46Z Poppy-viewing crowds anxious to see a super bloom flocked to a small Southern California city.
Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes 2019-03-19T17:43:43Z 2019-03-17T14:41:14Z 2019-03-19T17:43:42Z A legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a contentious technology to find out if a person was using a cellphone during a car crash.
Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news 2019-03-19T17:43:37Z 2019-03-18T11:21:05Z 2019-03-19T17:43:36Z Facebook says that a service it established last year to provide users with local news has been hindered by cutbacks in the news industry. Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed 2019-03-19T17:43:35Z 2019-03-16T14:11:09Z 2019-03-19T17:43:34Z Study: Apple Watch sometimes can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat, but more research is needed.
Ex-Auburn assistant basketball coach pleads guilty 2019-03-19T17:43:26Z 2019-03-19T16:11:15Z 2019-03-19T17:43:25Z Former Auburn assistant basketball coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person has pleaded guilty to a bribery conspiracy charge in a college basketball bribery scandal.
Supreme Court to hear case on racial bias in jury selection 2019-03-19T17:43:19Z 2019-03-19T04:22:26Z 2019-03-19T17:43:18Z Supreme Court justices are again considering how to keep prosecutors from removing African-Americans from criminal juries for racially biased reasons.
Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid 2019-03-19T17:43:12Z 2019-03-19T13:11:12Z 2019-03-19T17:43:11Z Newly released documents show the FBI was investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and fixer for nearly a year before agents raided his home and office.
Fish in river that famously caught fire now OK'd for dinner 2019-03-19T17:42:17Z 2019-03-19T13:21:09Z 2019-03-19T17:42:09Z Federal environmental regulators say fish living in an Ohio river that became synonymous with industrial pollution when it caught fire in 1969 are now safe to eat.
Wendy Williams reveals she is living in 'sober house' 2019-03-19T17:42:09Z 2019-03-19T16:31:28Z 2019-03-19T17:41:49Z Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles. Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case 2019-03-19T17:42:07Z 2019-03-19T15:31:21Z 2019-03-19T17:41:46Z The Chicago police union's president alleges that the county's top prosecutor interfered with the probe of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to investigate.
Court lets Chicago cop's sentence stand in teen's shooting 2019-03-19T17:33:31Z 2019-03-19T16:41:20Z 2019-03-19T17:33:28Z The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics characterized as a slap on the wrist.
Sharpton, family seek change a year after Stephon Clark died 2019-03-19T17:33:26Z 2019-03-18T22:31:31Z 2019-03-19T17:33:23Z A year after police fatally shot an unarmed black man in Sacramento, the Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for California to change the way it responds to police killings of civilians.
Mobster hit suspect shows symbol linked to conspiracy theory 2019-03-19T17:33:23Z 2019-03-19T15:41:11Z 2019-03-19T17:33:21Z The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family had a symbol scrawled on his hand that some say is associated with a conspiracy theory. Iowa sues to shut down national puppy-laundering ring 2019-03-19T17:33:19Z 2019-03-19T17:11:18Z 2019-03-19T17:33:18Z The Iowa Attorney General's Office is suing to shut down what it describes as a national puppy-laundering ring that sells dogs from illegal breeding operations at inflated prices. Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor 2019-03-19T17:31:50Z 2019-03-18T16:31:30Z 2019-03-19T17:31:29Z Fox News says it has hired Donna Brazile as a political analyst, more than two years after she was let go from CNN after sharing debate topics.
Ex-Peru president arrested in California for drunkenness 2019-03-19T16:54:24Z 2019-03-18T21:01:27Z 2019-03-19T16:54:23Z Authorities say a former Peruvian president wanted in connection with Latin America's biggest graft scandal was arrested in California on suspicion of public intoxication and was briefly detained.
'Angels of the sky' offer flights into flooded Nebraska city 2019-03-19T16:54:11Z 2019-03-18T21:31:24Z 2019-03-19T16:54:11Z A Nebraska city walled off by massive flooding is getting a big lift from private pilots who are offering free flights to shuttle stranded residents to and from their hometown.
White officer on trial in fatal shooting of Antwon Rose, 17 2019-03-19T16:54:07Z 2019-03-19T05:31:36Z 2019-03-19T16:54:05Z A white Pennsylvania police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last year is headed to trial in a case that could put him behind bars for life.
Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees 2019-03-19T16:52:42Z 2019-03-18T17:14:04Z 2019-03-19T16:52:42Z Hundreds of homes have flooded in northwest Missouri after the Missouri River overtopped and breached several levees following heavy rain and snowmelt upstream.
Exhibit explores keen senses, abilities of man's best friend 2019-03-19T16:43:19Z 2019-03-15T05:11:37Z 2019-03-19T16:43:19Z A new exhibition at the California Science Center raises the question: Did people domesticate dogs or was it the other way around?.
High profile arrest led Alabama police to genealogy testing 2019-03-19T16:22:47Z 2019-03-19T16:21:13Z 2019-03-19T16:22:44Z A truck-driving preacher accused of killing two Alabama teenage girls nearly 20 years ago was found by the same genealogy techniques used to apprehend a suspect in the Golden State serial killings last year.
Pence heads to flooded Midwest amid concerns about levees 2019-03-19T16:22:37Z 2019-03-19T16:01:15Z 2019-03-19T16:22:31Z Vice President Mike Pence is headed to the Midwest to view flood damage as farmers raise concerns that busted levees won't be fixed before the traditional spring flood season.
High profile arrest led Alabama police to genealogy testing 2019-03-19T16:13:09Z 2019-03-18T14:11:18Z 2019-03-19T16:13:09Z Authorities in Alabama say a DNA match found through a genealogy website has led to an arrest in decades-old slaying and rape case.
Statue of Liberty protester gets probation 2019-03-19T15:23:36Z 2019-03-19T15:21:13Z 2019-03-19T15:23:36Z A woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty last July 4 to protest the separation of families at the Mexican border has been sentenced to five years' probation and 200 hours of community service. Foxconn says Wisconsin factory will be operational in 2020 2019-03-19T15:13:31Z 2019-03-18T16:41:14Z 2019-03-19T15:13:29Z Foxconn Technology Group says it will start building a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin no later than this summer, with production starting at the end of 2020. Pirro's show not on Fox lineup, week after Omar comments 2019-03-19T13:22:51Z 2019-03-17T16:01:19Z 2019-03-19T13:22:50Z Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro's show didn't air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. Police issue 'virtual kidnap' alerts to California schools 2019-03-19T12:12:43Z 2019-03-18T01:11:38Z 2019-03-19T12:12:36Z Police in California issue alerts to schools about two 'virtual kidnap' cases in Laguna Beach.
Judge: Feds can post info on FBI raid of Trump's ex-lawyer 2019-03-19T11:22:41Z 2019-03-18T17:01:20Z 2019-03-19T11:22:31Z A judge who sentenced President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer to prison has directed prosecutors to release redacted search warrant materials Tuesday.
Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead 2019-03-19T05:32:33Z 2019-03-18T00:21:27Z 2019-03-19T05:32:30Z The man who earned the title King of the Surf Guitar has died at age 81. Man accused of threatening, intimidating at a Phoenix mosque 2019-03-19T05:22:31Z 2019-03-18T03:41:33Z 2019-03-19T05:22:29Z A man has been arrested for allegedly threatening and intimidating members of a northwest Phoenix mosque. Former VP of United Auto Workers charged in corruption probe 2019-03-19T02:51:46Z 2019-03-18T16:01:16Z 2019-03-19T02:51:45Z A former vice president at the United Auto Workers has been charged with conspiracy in a scheme with Fiat Chrysler to buy meals, golf and other perks with money from the automaker.
The Latest: Ex-Peru president brushes off detention queries 2019-03-19T00:02:43Z 2019-03-18T21:31:29Z 2019-03-19T00:02:41Z Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo brushed off questions about his arrest on suspicion of public drunkenness during a radio interview.
Kansas hopes to resurrect proof-of-citizenship voting law 2019-03-18T20:22:27Z 2019-03-18T04:01:36Z 2019-03-18T20:22:26Z A federal appeals court will consider the constitutionality of a struck-down Kansas law that had required people to provide documents proving their US citizenship before they could register to vote.
Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died 2019-03-18T20:12:38Z 2019-03-17T14:31:10Z 2019-03-18T20:12:37Z Six young men with connections to Ferguson protests have died, drawing attention on social media and speculation in the activist community that something sinister is at play.
Should media avoid naming the gunmen in mass shootings? 2019-03-18T19:02:59Z 2019-03-17T13:31:09Z 2019-03-18T19:02:54Z A growing movement is urging news organizations to avoid naming the gunmen responsible for mass shootings.
More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters head downstream 2019-03-18T17:14:16Z 2019-03-17T16:31:14Z 2019-03-18T17:14:18Z Flooding caused by heavy rain and snowmelt is blamed for two deaths in the Midwest, and two others are missing.
Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees 2019-03-18T17:04:12Z 2019-03-18T16:41:17Z 2019-03-18T17:04:12Z Hundreds of homes have flooded in northwest Missouri after the Missouri River overtopped and breached several levees following heavy rain and snowmelt upstream.
Some lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones 2019-03-18T14:23:02Z 2019-03-17T13:11:08Z 2019-03-18T14:22:57Z As states consider whether to legalize sports gambling, some lawmakers are raising concerns about a push to allow bets to be taken on phones and other mobile devices.
University of Scandal, Corruption? USC at core of bribe plot 2019-03-18T14:13:36Z 2019-03-17T15:31:12Z 2019-03-18T14:13:29Z The University of Southern California's place at the center of a widespread college admissions bribery scheme has added to the string of recent scandals at the school.
Wolves prove resilient, but proposal could curtail expansion 2019-03-18T13:32:43Z 2019-03-14T12:51:22Z 2019-03-18T13:32:43Z U.S. wildlife officials want to strip gray wolves of their remaining endangered species protections and declare the species recovered following a decades-long restoration effort.
Judge allows courtroom cameras for trial of R. Kelly 2019-03-18T11:32:04Z 2019-03-15T04:41:48Z 2019-03-18T11:31:24Z A request by media organizations to have cameras allowed in the courtroom for R&B star R. Kelly's case is about to come before a judge. North Carolina man wanted in wife's death caught in Arizona 2019-03-18T10:53:09Z 2019-03-17T22:01:22Z 2019-03-18T10:53:06Z A North Carolina sheriff says a man accused of killing his wife in that state has been arrested after a traffic stop in Arizona.
W.S. Merwin, prize-winning poet of nature, dies at 91 2019-03-18T10:51:15Z 2019-03-15T21:21:28Z 2019-03-18T10:51:13Z W.S. Merwin, a prolific and versatile master of modern poetry who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, has died.
Where eagles flirt: A DC tale of love, loss and raccoons 2019-03-18T04:43:46Z 2019-03-17T12:31:06Z 2019-03-18T04:43:39Z It's a tale with everything you'd need for a bald eagle soap opera: star-crossed lovers, a stable relationship threatened by younger suitors, pregnancy and loss, and a hungry raccoon. Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate 2019-03-18T04:32:44Z 2019-03-15T18:41:18Z 2019-03-18T04:32:39Z Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.
Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies 2019-03-18T04:32:43Z 2019-03-13T18:11:24Z 2019-03-18T04:32:40Z An international group of scientists and ethicists is calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes.
US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes 2019-03-18T04:32:42Z 2019-03-13T13:51:13Z 2019-03-18T04:32:37Z U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online. EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step 2019-03-18T04:32:39Z 2019-03-15T18:41:16Z 2019-03-18T04:32:37Z The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer sales of a paint stripper after personal appeals by families of men who died while using the product. 2 injured in Los Angeles explosion following gasoline leak 2019-03-18T04:13:33Z 2019-03-17T16:31:13Z 2019-03-18T04:13:31Z Authorities say multiple people have been hurt in an explosion following reports of an underground gas leak in South Los Angeles.
Once sanctuaries, houses of worship struggle with security 2019-03-18T03:42:37Z 2019-03-16T19:21:19Z 2019-03-18T03:42:35Z Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome, but attacks have made people rethink whether they are targets or sanctuaries. Dog that completed Iditarod sled race dies of pneumonia 2019-03-18T03:22:54Z 2019-03-17T06:21:33Z 2019-03-18T03:22:53Z Iditarod race officials say a dog on a racer's team has died of pneumonia, and the crew has been withdrawn from the event. Irish pride, and dash of politics, at St Patrick's Parade 2019-03-18T00:03:16Z 2019-03-16T07:11:35Z 2019-03-18T00:03:15Z It's going to be a sea of green in midtown Manhattan for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead 2019-03-18T00:01:44Z 2019-03-17T23:11:23Z 2019-03-18T00:01:36Z The man who earned the title King of the Surf Guitar has died at age 81. Police: Body in Minnesota appears to be missing 2-year-old 2019-03-17T22:01:52Z 2019-03-16T15:11:13Z 2019-03-17T22:01:42Z Authorities say body found in Minnesota matches description of missing 2-year-old girl whose mother was killed this week.
Appeals court to hear arguments in Trump hotel lawsuit 2019-03-17T16:31:56Z 2019-03-16T13:21:14Z 2019-03-17T16:31:55Z A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit that alleges President Donald Trump is violating the constitution by profiting off the presidency.
Rescues, evacuations as floodwaters breach levees in Midwest 2019-03-17T16:11:51Z 2019-03-16T15:21:16Z 2019-03-17T16:11:51Z One person has died and at least two others are missing in floodwaters that have swamped towns and farmland, washed out roads and bridges and drowned livestock in eastern Nebraska in the wake of a late-winter storm.
Recovered de Kooning painting back in the spotlight 2019-03-17T15:51:34Z 2019-03-15T18:11:24Z 2019-03-17T15:51:33Z More than 30 years after it was stolen from an Arizona museum, a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions of dollars is on display back where it all began.
Cod fishery plummets to least valuable year since 1960s 2019-03-17T14:43:35Z 2019-03-17T14:41:10Z 2019-03-17T14:43:32Z A fishery that was once one of the most lucrative in the Northeast has declined to the point that it had its least valuable year in more than a half century in 2018.
APNewsBreak: Greyhound won't let US drop migrants in depots 2019-03-17T14:32:13Z 2019-03-15T18:41:28Z 2019-03-17T14:32:01Z Greyhound Lines Inc. is no longer allowing U.S. authorities to drop off immigrant families inside bus stations, forcing those who have been released from custody to wait outside until they have a ticket.
Canadian businessman pleads not guilty in admissions scam 2019-03-17T13:32:56Z 2019-03-15T20:31:22Z 2019-03-17T13:32:53Z A Canadian businessman has pleaded not guilty to paying $200,000 to have someone take a college entrance exam in place of his two sons.
Admissions scandal unfolds amid cynicism about moral values 2019-03-17T13:23:04Z 2019-03-15T05:31:37Z 2019-03-17T13:22:57Z The college-admissions bribery scheme revealed this week by federal prosecutors coincides with increasing cynicism about U.S. moral values. Pilot dies after small plane crashes in California backyard 2019-03-17T10:12:08Z 2019-03-16T20:41:21Z 2019-03-17T10:12:05Z A pilot has died after a small plane crashed into the backyard of a Southern California house. Bear cubs found by California highway may have been poached 2019-03-16T19:23:12Z 2019-03-16T19:01:17Z 2019-03-16T19:23:11Z Wildlife officials say they believe someone illegally separated two bear cubs from their mother before the young animals were found along a Northern California highway.
DA: Man should die for teen's rape, murder, dismemberment 2019-03-16T19:13:48Z 2019-03-15T15:01:22Z 2019-03-16T19:13:44Z A Pennsylvania jury will decide on life or death for a Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty in the 2016 rape, murder and dismemberment of his girlfriend's teenage daughter.
File shows plea set for Florida man in pipe bomb mail case 2019-03-16T19:02:44Z 2019-03-15T19:41:28Z 2019-03-16T19:02:18Z A Florida man charged with sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty next week.
Midwest flooding forces evacuations, closing of road, river 2019-03-16T15:13:38Z 2019-03-15T05:01:40Z 2019-03-16T15:13:34Z Late-winter storm system continues its trek across the Midwest, will send rain and snow into Minnesota and Illinois.
US eases land restrictions meant to protect bird in West 2019-03-16T02:32:12Z 2019-03-15T02:21:31Z 2019-03-16T02:32:00Z The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other industry activities that are meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West.
Asylum seeker abandons US plans in face of new policy 2019-03-16T01:22:05Z 2019-03-15T15:01:16Z 2019-03-16T01:21:49Z More asylum seekers are being forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court.
UN: Environment is deadly, worsening mess, but not hopeless 2019-03-15T23:03:02Z 2019-03-13T10:11:06Z 2019-03-15T23:02:22Z A new UN report paints a dire picture of the environment with global warming, biodiversity loss, air and water pollution and more.
Students target colleges in lawsuit over bribery scheme 2019-03-15T22:22:38Z 2019-03-14T14:42:19Z 2019-03-15T22:22:07Z Two college students have filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges where prosecutors say parents paid bribes to ensure their children's admission. Prosecutors drop most remaining cases in fatal prison riot 2019-03-15T21:25:10Z 2019-03-15T18:21:18Z 2019-03-15T21:25:07Z Delaware prosecutors are dismissing all but three of the remaining cases again several inmate defendants charged in a deadly prison riot.
The Latest: Judge allows courtroom cameras in R. Kelly case 2019-03-15T20:32:26Z 2019-03-15T18:41:21Z 2019-03-15T20:31:52Z A judge says cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during R. Kelly's sexual abuse trial and pretrial hearings.
High-profile firing adds to troubles for watchdog group 2019-03-15T20:24:34Z 2019-03-15T18:01:15Z 2019-03-15T20:24:34Z Allegations that led to the firing of the founder of a liberal group best known for monitoring hate organizations are only the latest trouble for the multimillion-dollar nonprofit. Boeing takes hit to its reputation after 2 plane crashes 2019-03-15T19:42:19Z 2019-03-14T22:11:36Z 2019-03-15T19:41:46Z Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner has crashed twice in less than six months, delivering a massive blow to the company's reputation.
Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate 2019-03-15T19:14:57Z 2019-03-15T18:31:16Z 2019-03-15T19:14:55Z Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.
Tribe, 3 countries plan 400th Pilgrim anniversary in 2020 2019-03-15T18:45:30Z 2019-03-15T18:13:57Z 2019-03-15T18:45:28Z Native American leaders are teaming up with groups in the U.S., Britain and the Netherlands on next year's commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim landing.
Reputed Gambino crime boss shot to death in New York City 2019-03-15T18:22:52Z 2019-03-14T11:51:22Z 2019-03-15T18:22:13Z A man with reported ties to organized crime has been shot and killed in New York City.
R. Kelly sex tapes: from duffel bag to national circulation 2019-03-15T18:11:47Z 2019-03-14T05:01:34Z 2019-03-15T18:11:47Z Sex videos like those that have been integral to the criminal cases against R. Kelly have been circulating across the nation for years.
Wet winter ends California drought after 376 straight weeks 2019-03-15T18:03:38Z 2019-03-14T19:21:24Z 2019-03-15T18:03:37Z The National Drought Mitigation Center says California is free of drought for the first time since 2011. Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil 2019-03-15T18:02:46Z 2019-03-12T18:01:15Z 2019-03-15T18:02:16Z A Midwestern restaurant is using cooking oil made from soybeans gene edited to be healthier and longer lasting. 'Apprentice' contestant's Trump defamation suit can proceed 2019-03-15T17:22:05Z 2019-03-14T16:11:21Z 2019-03-15T17:21:48Z A New York appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping.
Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case 2019-03-15T16:04:09Z 2019-03-14T16:51:50Z 2019-03-15T16:04:07Z Authorities began investigating the wide-ranging college admissions scandal after receiving a tip from an executive who prosecutors were targeting in a securities fraud probe.
Coaches accused in bribery scandal wielded outsize authority 2019-03-15T16:03:53Z 2019-03-14T17:21:30Z 2019-03-15T16:03:50Z Coaches accused of taking bribes were far from the top of their sport, but they did hold the keys to an elite campus.
Regulators challenge Boeing to prove its Max jets are safe 2019-03-15T14:43:37Z 2019-03-14T04:21:49Z 2019-03-15T14:43:35Z Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner ever has turned into its biggest headache.
The Latest: Snow, rain, powerful winds hit the Upper Midwest 2019-03-15T12:21:16Z 2019-03-15T12:13:57Z 2019-03-15T12:21:15Z Snow, rain and powerful winds are sweeping across the Upper Midwest.
Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack 2019-03-15T12:11:37Z 2019-03-14T04:51:34Z 2019-03-15T12:11:36Z A judge is expected to be assigned to Jussie Smollett's disorderly conduct case when the 'Empire' actor returns to court Thursday.
Court rules gun maker can be sued over Newtown shooting 2019-03-15T05:32:40Z 2019-03-14T15:54:48Z 2019-03-15T05:32:38Z The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.
Late-winter storm hits Midwest after paralyzing Colorado 2019-03-15T05:23:06Z 2019-03-14T05:41:38Z 2019-03-15T05:22:56Z National Guard troops were using specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that is expected to unleash heavy rain and snow on the Midwest plains on Thursday.
Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case 2019-03-15T05:13:42Z 2019-03-14T16:01:15Z 2019-03-15T05:13:38Z Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei have entered a not-guilty plea in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions.
New Mexico compound suspects face new conspiracy charges 2019-03-15T05:03:55Z 2019-03-14T22:41:26Z 2019-03-15T05:03:51Z Authorities say five former residents of a New Mexico compound have been indicted on charges of conspiring on a plan to attack U.S. law enforcement officers and employees. Father of Waffle House shooting suspect faces weapons charge 2019-03-15T01:26:01Z 2019-03-14T21:21:28Z 2019-03-15T01:25:58Z The father of a man accused of killing four people at a Tennessee Waffle House is facing a weapons charge in Illinois.
California agencies at odds over Colorado River drought plan 2019-03-15T01:25:29Z 2019-03-12T06:11:32Z 2019-03-15T01:25:30Z A major Southern California water agency is trying to push the state through a final hurdle in joining a larger plan to preserve a key river that serves 40 million people.
Feds: Charity funneled millions in college bribery scam 2019-03-15T00:42:21Z 2019-03-14T01:51:31Z 2019-03-15T00:42:00Z Prosecutors and tax documents say the mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes.
Sen. Birch Bayh, champion of Title IX federal law, dies 2019-03-14T22:56:14Z 2019-03-14T17:21:39Z 2019-03-14T22:56:13Z Former Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the Title IX federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, has died.
Species by the dozen moved north during marine heatwaves 2019-03-14T22:13:44Z 2019-03-12T10:11:08Z 2019-03-14T22:13:42Z A new study reports that dozens of warm-weather species of sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life migrated into the Northern California region over an unusually long two-year period of severe heatwaves.
Death penalty sought for Salvadoran in Nevada killings 2019-03-14T21:36:02Z 2019-03-14T19:51:22Z 2019-03-14T21:36:00Z Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty for a Salvadoran immigrant in the U.S. illegally who is charged with killing four people in Nevada.
1st female superintendent of Grand Canyon park steps down 2019-03-14T21:35:55Z 2019-03-14T16:01:21Z 2019-03-14T21:35:52Z Grand Canyon superintendent is resigning after less than three years at the helm of one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.
Correction: College Admissions-Bribery-The Latest story 2019-03-14T21:32:20Z 2019-03-13T15:31:22Z 2019-03-14T21:32:15Z Actress Lori Loughlin is expected to turn herself in to the FBI to face charges as part of a scheme in which wealthy parents paid bribes to get their children into top universities.
Correction: College Admissions-Bribery story 2019-03-14T21:26:10Z 2019-03-13T04:21:38Z 2019-03-14T21:26:08Z Authorities who accused dozens of super-wealthy parents of paying bribes to get their kids into elite U.S. colleges say the investigation isn't over. Foreign adoptions to US fall by 14 percent, continuing trend 2019-03-14T21:25:56Z 2019-03-14T16:31:25Z 2019-03-14T21:25:53Z New State Department figures show that the number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents plunged nearly 14 percent last year, extending a decline that's now continued for 14 years. NYC mayor: Extend shoreline to protect city from storms 2019-03-14T19:44:51Z 2019-03-14T14:31:13Z 2019-03-14T19:44:51Z New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a plan to protect lower Manhattan from the future effects of climate change by building berms and extending the shoreline by as much as 500 feet. Donors team up to expand #MeToo's impact in the workplace 2019-03-14T19:05:32Z 2019-03-14T16:21:39Z 2019-03-14T19:05:28Z A group of prominent U.S. foundations is launching a new fund aimed at combating sexual violence and harassment in the workplace. Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91 2019-03-14T19:04:58Z 2019-03-14T13:41:12Z 2019-03-14T19:04:55Z Family: Former US Sen. Birch Bayh of Indiana, author of the landmark federal Title IX sports law, has died at age 91.
US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges 2019-03-14T18:13:23Z 2019-03-12T12:11:07Z 2019-03-14T18:13:24Z Outreach teams seen as new best approach for outbreaks in homeless and drug users.
The Latest: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty 2019-03-14T18:12:32Z 2019-03-14T14:11:19Z 2019-03-14T18:12:33Z "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has arrived at a Chicago courthouse where he's expected to plead not guilty to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
US immigration agents find ways around 'sanctuary' policies 2019-03-14T18:03:46Z 2019-03-14T05:51:36Z 2019-03-14T18:03:03Z Despite scores of "sanctuary" laws around the country to shield immigrants from deportation, federal authorities are still getting under-the-table cooperation from some local law enforcement agencies. Black workers at UPS hub say they were targets of racism 2019-03-14T17:43:20Z 2019-03-14T16:31:28Z 2019-03-14T17:43:19Z UPS workers at a distribution hub in Ohio are suing the company over what they say has been a series of racist acts and discriminatory hiring decisions.
Attorney: Brothers regret role in alleged Smollett scheme 2019-03-14T16:42:41Z 2019-03-13T22:21:26Z 2019-03-14T16:42:32Z The attorney for two brothers accused of helping stage an attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in downtown Chicago says the men regret their involvement.
'He's shady': Ringleader in college scandal irritated others 2019-03-14T16:25:26Z 2019-03-13T22:11:37Z 2019-03-14T16:25:11Z 'He's shady, be careful.' There were early concerns and warnings about man at center of college admissions scandal.
2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers 2019-03-14T15:43:10Z 2019-03-12T23:41:25Z 2019-03-14T15:43:10Z Immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people who were exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined. NY attorney says feds probing his pardon talks with Cohen 2019-03-14T14:13:31Z 2019-03-14T00:41:29Z 2019-03-14T14:13:30Z An attorney who says he sought a presidential pardon for Michael Cohen has agreed to provide documents to federal prosecutors.
Kelly appears in Chicago court in child support case 2019-03-14T14:12:17Z 2019-03-13T18:01:31Z 2019-03-14T14:12:10Z R. Kelly's publicist says the R&B singer wants his child support payments lowered, but it doesn't appear they were reduced during the latest hearing in the case.
California's new governor may commute death sentences 2019-03-14T13:24:31Z 2019-03-13T02:51:34Z 2019-03-14T13:24:31Z California Gov. Gavin Newsom is halting the execution of more than 700 condemned inmates on the nation's largest death row for at least as long as he's governor.
Arkansas, Utah lawmakers pass 18-week abortion bans 2019-03-14T11:55:00Z 2019-03-14T04:01:34Z 2019-03-14T11:55:00Z Lawmakers in Arkansas and Utah have sent their governors legislation banning most abortions 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy.
'Epic' storm brings blizzards, floods, tornado to mid-US 2019-03-14T05:45:09Z 2019-03-13T18:01:27Z 2019-03-14T05:45:07Z A raging winter storm prompted the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights in Denver and closed hundreds of miles of interstate highways in other parts of the West and Upper Midwest.
Alaska poised to let people use marijuana at certain stores 2019-03-14T04:42:11Z 2019-03-13T20:53:53Z 2019-03-14T04:41:40Z Alaska is poised to become the first state in the nation with statewide rules allowing people to use marijuana at certain stores where they buy it. Musher's journey from feeding sled dogs to winning Iditarod 2019-03-14T04:34:10Z 2019-03-13T11:51:12Z 2019-03-14T04:34:09Z Pete Kaiser has become the latest Alaska Native to win the Iditarod dog sled race.
Judges skeptical of challenge to California immigration law 2019-03-14T04:14:05Z 2019-03-13T05:21:37Z 2019-03-14T04:14:04Z The Trump administration will try to persuade an appeals court to block California laws aimed at protecting immigrants.
Experts doubt turbulence caused crash of cargo jet in Texas 2019-03-14T02:54:07Z 2019-03-13T21:51:27Z 2019-03-14T02:54:07Z Aviation experts say they doubt turbulence could have brought down a cargo jet that crashed into a Texas bay in February, speculating that human error or a massive malfunction are more likely culprits. Report: Power lines sparked massive Southern California fire 2019-03-14T01:33:07Z 2019-03-13T21:11:33Z 2019-03-14T01:33:06Z An investigation has determined that one of the largest and most destructive fires in California history was sparked by power lines coming into contact during high winds. Bill passes to ban abortions based on gender, disability 2019-03-14T01:04:08Z 2019-03-13T22:41:30Z 2019-03-14T01:04:07Z Kentucky's Republican-led legislature passes a bill that would ban abortion for women seeking to end their pregnancies because of the gender, race or disability of the fetus. NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner 2019-03-14T00:23:56Z 2019-03-12T17:11:24Z 2019-03-14T00:23:54Z NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner starting next month.
Ailing man who got his wish for a call from Trump dies at 44 2019-03-14T00:02:46Z 2019-03-13T21:11:35Z 2019-03-14T00:02:29Z An ailing Connecticut man had a bucket-list wish fulfilled when he received a call of encouragement of President Donald Trump has died. Court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction 2019-03-13T22:45:29Z 2019-03-13T14:21:12Z 2019-03-13T22:45:25Z Massachusetts' highest court has reinstated former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction.
Rules for disabled students exploited by exam cheaters 2019-03-13T21:04:53Z 2019-03-13T14:41:18Z 2019-03-13T21:04:50Z Federal court papers detail how college admissions test provisions aimed at helping students with disabilities were exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest college admission scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities. Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school 2019-03-13T20:22:56Z 2019-03-13T13:11:16Z 2019-03-13T20:22:52Z A federal judge, citing an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York, has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school.
Bribery scandal exposes sports side door to admissions 2019-03-13T19:34:34Z 2019-03-12T22:21:43Z 2019-03-13T19:34:14Z The latest scandal to taint college athletics hit sports far from the spotlight - coaches taking bribes to help non-athletes to get them in elite schools.
Questions and answers about the Ethiopian Airlines crash 2019-03-13T18:24:31Z 2019-03-13T07:41:41Z 2019-03-13T18:24:28Z In the days since an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash killed 157 people, there have been many questions but not a lot of answers.
Modern policing: Algorithm helps NYPD spot crime patterns 2019-03-13T18:12:20Z 2019-03-10T13:10:52Z 2019-03-13T18:12:19Z The New York Police Department is using modern technology to get a jump on spotting crime patterns. As New York probes business deals, Trump cries 'HARASSERS' 2019-03-13T17:54:50Z 2019-03-12T15:01:11Z 2019-03-13T17:54:47Z New York's attorney general is investigating President Donald Trump's business dealings.
Mitchell, Jazz back Westbrook, say Utah won't condone racism 2019-03-13T17:54:33Z 2019-03-12T22:11:38Z 2019-03-13T17:54:28Z A day after NBA star Russell Westbrook directed vulgar comments toward two fans, the Utah Jazz responded by banning one of the fans from their arena. US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon 2019-03-13T15:53:25Z 2019-03-08T22:15:18Z 2019-03-13T15:53:18Z Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges.
Criticism of FAA mounts as other nations ground Boeing jets 2019-03-13T15:22:02Z 2019-03-12T21:01:20Z 2019-03-13T15:21:34Z The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration faces mounting criticism for backing the airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets as the number of countries that have grounded the aircraft grows in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Entrance exam cheaters exploited rules for disabled students 2019-03-13T14:32:59Z 2019-03-13T01:11:37Z 2019-03-13T14:32:49Z Court papers detail how college admissions test provisions aimed at helping students with disabilities were exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest college admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities.
Smollett team: Court cameras would show state's flimsy case 2019-03-13T13:02:31Z 2019-03-12T14:31:19Z 2019-03-13T13:01:37Z "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is expected at a Chicago hearing to discuss whether cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during his disorderly conduct case. Appeals court hears case on adoptions of Native Americans 2019-03-13T12:02:53Z 2019-03-13T11:51:08Z 2019-03-13T12:01:54Z A federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments on a 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children. Pilots have reported issues in US with new Boeing jet 2019-03-13T11:41:11Z 2019-03-12T20:51:19Z 2019-03-13T11:41:10Z Pilots of at least 2 US flights have complained that their new Boeing jet pointed nose-down automatically.
Trump's national monument changes return to spotlight 2019-03-13T10:43:22Z 2019-03-12T19:31:25Z 2019-03-13T10:43:21Z Trump's national monument changes return to spotlight 18 months after most recommendations made.
California governor places moratorium on executions 2019-03-13T10:42:11Z 2019-03-13T03:01:45Z 2019-03-13T10:42:09Z California Gov. Gavin Newsom places moratorium on executions; order affects 737 inmates on the nation's largest death row. New York, feds join to get 100K rape kits tested around US 2019-03-13T06:44:22Z 2019-03-12T14:11:24Z 2019-03-13T06:44:16Z Languishing evidence in over 100,000 sexual assault cases around the country has been sent for DNA testing with money from a New York prosecutor and federal authorities, and the effort has spurred over 1,000 arrests and hundreds of convictions so far.
Police seek information in off-campus killing of USC student 2019-03-13T05:31:48Z 2019-03-12T19:11:46Z 2019-03-13T05:31:41Z Police and the family of a University of Southern California student killed during an off-campus robbery attempt urged anyone with information to call investigators.
Mother's boyfriend charged in killing of girl found in bag 2019-03-13T05:14:49Z 2019-03-12T17:51:21Z 2019-03-13T05:14:47Z Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man in the killing of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a duffel bag along a suburban horse trail.
TV celebrities and coaches charged in college bribery scheme 2019-03-13T05:14:12Z 2019-03-12T19:21:20Z 2019-03-13T05:14:11Z Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin have been charged along with nearly 50 other people in what prosecutors say was a scheme in which wealthy parents paid bribes to get their children into some of the nation's most elite colleges.
The Latest: Charity tied to college scam gave $2M in grants 2019-03-13T04:42:11Z 2019-03-12T16:21:14Z 2019-03-13T04:42:09Z Fifty people have been charged in what federal officials say is the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Justice Department.
New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in US 2019-03-13T02:53:03Z 2019-03-12T05:41:32Z 2019-03-13T02:53:01Z In New Mexico, a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana taxes would subsidize medical cannabis for poor people with debilitating medical conditions.
Rain brings 2nd California super bloom in 2 years 2019-03-13T02:13:01Z 2019-03-08T06:15:32Z 2019-03-13T02:12:59Z California experiencing second super bloom in two years thanks to winter rains; vivid purple, gold fields seen from mountain tops. Houston earns praise for efforts to combat human trafficking 2019-03-13T00:33:48Z 2019-03-12T22:11:33Z 2019-03-13T00:33:46Z Houston's approach to tackling the problem of human trafficking has garnered praise from federal officials and interest from cities from around the country hoping to copy its success. Amid high expectations, new Baltimore police leader sworn in 2019-03-13T00:23:44Z 2019-03-13T00:21:31Z 2019-03-13T00:23:39Z Michael Harrison has been sworn in as Baltimore's new police commissioner, inheriting a dysfunctional police force that's distrusted by many citizens in this divided city.
Confederate statue removed from historic N Carolina court 2019-03-13T00:22:29Z 2019-03-12T13:21:11Z 2019-03-13T00:22:27Z A construction crew is preparing to take down a Confederate statue in a North Carolina city, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law. Trump signs major public lands, conservation bill into law 2019-03-12T23:33:57Z 2019-03-12T18:41:23Z 2019-03-12T23:33:53Z President Donald Trump has signed a wide-ranging public lands bill that creates five new national monuments and expands several national parks. Ex-priest defrocked for sex abuse killed in his Nevada home 2019-03-12T23:25:22Z 2019-03-12T20:21:38Z 2019-03-12T23:25:21Z A defrocked Roman Catholic priest from New Jersey has been found dead in his new home in a suburb of Las Vegas.
Black woman added to jury over protests by officer's lawyer 2019-03-12T23:25:12Z 2019-03-12T13:33:25Z 2019-03-12T23:25:09Z Jury selection is about to get underway in a Harrisburg courtroom in the case of a white police officer accused of shooting to death an unarmed black teen in western Pennsylvania last summer. Chief: Probe finds racially divided Detroit police precinct 2019-03-12T22:14:26Z 2019-03-12T19:44:35Z 2019-03-12T22:14:25Z Detroit's police chief says the department has fired a second white officer in an internal investigation that found racial insensitivity in the precinct where he worked.
Man killed after trying to 'ambush' police in Kalamazoo 2019-03-12T21:23:12Z 2019-03-12T20:11:28Z 2019-03-12T21:23:08Z Authorities say a police officer has been shot while responding to a shooting at a plasma donation center in southwestern Michigan.
Push for broader LGBT rights slowed by lack of GOP support 2019-03-12T20:52:57Z 2019-03-12T19:11:41Z 2019-03-12T20:52:50Z Congress will soon consider a comprehensive LGBT nondiscrimination bill, but it could well be doomed by lack of Republican support.
Mayor's racist text causes pain in Maine home to refugees 2019-03-12T20:15:15Z 2019-03-12T20:01:26Z 2019-03-12T20:15:16Z A mayor's resignation amid turmoil that included the disclosure of racist text message is renewing tensions in a Maine city that has grappled with diversity since the arrival of thousands of African immigrants. TV stars and coaches charged in college bribery scheme 2019-03-12T20:15:09Z 2019-03-12T14:51:12Z 2019-03-12T20:15:08Z Federal authorities have charged college coaches and others in a sweeping admissions bribery case in federal court.
DNA testing helps police confirm Bundy killed missing teen 2019-03-12T19:15:17Z 2019-03-12T19:11:17Z 2019-03-12T19:15:13Z Authorities say DNA testing helped them confirm notorious serial killer Ted Bundy also murdered a northern Utah teen.
In Mississippi backwater, flood rises after weeks of waiting 2019-03-12T19:15:16Z 2019-03-12T17:54:28Z 2019-03-12T19:15:12Z An unusual flood in an area enclosed by levees is submerging thousands of square miles of Mississippi's Delta region.
The Latest: Smollett's lawyer welcomes cameras in courtroom 2019-03-12T19:12:37Z 2019-03-12T17:12:05Z 2019-03-12T19:12:32Z "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has arrived at a hearing in Chicago where lawyers will discuss whether cameras should be allowed in the courtroom during his disorderly conduct trial. Statistics show illegal northern border crossings climbing 2019-03-12T18:54:13Z 2019-03-12T18:11:33Z 2019-03-12T18:54:09Z New statistics from U.S. Customs and Border Protection show that the number of people apprehended along the U.S. border with Canada is continuing to climb.
Native American child welfare case heads to appeals court 2019-03-12T17:14:18Z 2019-03-12T05:21:31Z 2019-03-12T17:14:17Z Federal law governing adoptions of Native American is facing a significant challenge. California man learns he's dying from doctor on robot video 2019-03-12T17:13:06Z 2019-03-09T00:35:31Z 2019-03-12T17:13:05Z A Northern California family is devastated that their 78-year-old patriarch was told he didn't have long to live by a doctor appearing on a robot's video screen.
'AK-47 bandit' pleads guilty to Nebraska bank robbery 2019-03-12T16:14:29Z 2019-03-12T14:31:30Z 2019-03-12T16:14:26Z Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a Nebraska bank.
Musk's lawyers say tweet complied with SEC fraud settlement 2019-03-12T16:12:00Z 2019-03-12T02:21:27Z 2019-03-12T16:11:57Z Attorneys are telling a federal judge that Tesla CEO Elon Musk shouldn't be found in contempt because he didn't violate a securities fraud settlement.
Posts by Utah lawmaker in conversion therapy debate draw ire 2019-03-12T16:04:49Z 2019-03-08T20:25:24Z 2019-03-12T16:03:02Z A nationwide push to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors has ground to a halt in conservative Utah.
Loss of local news hinders ability to watchdog government 2019-03-12T15:55:02Z 2019-03-10T05:25:40Z 2019-03-12T15:54:48Z As newspapers close, the ability to watchdog the actions of local governments and officials disappears.
Allred: Tape appears to show R. Kelly sexually abusing girls 2019-03-12T15:52:31Z 2019-03-10T18:01:00Z 2019-03-12T15:52:22Z Attorney Gloria Allred says a client has turned a tape over to law enforcement that appears to feature singer R. Kelly sexually abusing underage girls. Feds accuse vice officer of forcing women into sex 2019-03-12T14:54:19Z 2019-03-11T20:32:52Z 2019-03-12T14:54:19Z A lawyer representing a vice squad officer in Ohio says his client is innocent of charges of forcing women to have sex with him under threat of an arrest. A wealthy county in court over sexual misconduct at schools 2019-03-12T14:33:03Z 2019-03-12T14:01:10Z 2019-03-12T14:32:25Z Virginia's largest school district is facing three federal lawsuits filed by students who school officials botched sexual misconduct investigations. CDC: Unvaccinated Oregon boy almost dies of tetanus 2019-03-12T13:42:28Z 2019-03-08T18:45:14Z 2019-03-12T13:42:27Z An unvaccinated 6-year-old boy in Oregon was hospitalized for eight weeks and almost died of tetanus after getting cut while playing on a farm.
Agents seize $77 million of cocaine at New York-area port 2019-03-12T13:33:28Z 2019-03-11T19:01:16Z 2019-03-12T13:33:27Z Customs agents have seized the biggest shipment of cocaine recovered at the ports of New York and New Jersey in 25 years. Son of California councilwoman killed near USC campus 2019-03-12T12:13:22Z 2019-03-11T02:11:11Z 2019-03-12T12:13:17Z A student who is the son of an Oakland, California, city councilwoman was shot and killed in what might have been a robbery attempt near the University of Southern California campus, officials said. Rights group: terror watchlist shared with animal shelters 2019-03-12T10:13:36Z 2019-03-11T15:52:43Z 2019-03-12T10:13:33Z A Muslim civil-rights group says the FBI is letting animal shelters, private investigators and even a Midwestern megachurch have access to its watchlist of suspected terrorists.
False alarm prompts massive police presence at NY hospital 2019-03-12T09:03:41Z 2019-03-11T03:31:20Z 2019-03-12T09:03:39Z Police are investigating a report of an armed man at a hospital north of Manhattan.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some