Sheriff: Shooter had mental illness but legally owned gun 2018-09-22T00:12:06Z 2018-09-21T04:42:40Z 2018-09-22T00:12:06Z Maryland warehouse shooting: three people killed in shooting at distribution center and a fourth person, the female suspect, died after shooting herself in the head. Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so far 2018-09-22T00:11:42Z 2018-09-21T14:12:16Z 2018-09-22T00:11:37Z Higher oil prices hurt consumers, but modest increases don't have to crimp the economy.
Race central to Chicago case, even if jury doesn't hear it 2018-09-22T00:11:14Z 2018-09-21T18:30:26Z 2018-09-22T00:11:09Z The jury in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald has heard very little about race.
Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults 2018-09-22T00:11:05Z 2018-09-21T22:20:26Z 2018-09-22T00:11:05Z Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault.
When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas 2018-09-22T00:10:56Z 2018-09-21T04:10:29Z 2018-09-22T00:10:56Z The crisis from Hurricane Florence is slowly moving to South Carolina along with the trillions of gallons of water dumped by the storm. Guatemalan migrants, Arizona residents among 8 dead in crash 2018-09-22T00:10:28Z 2018-09-21T20:40:31Z 2018-09-22T00:10:21Z Authorities say Arizona residents and immigrants in the U.S. illegally from Guatemala were among the eight people killed in a head-on crash.
Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison 2018-09-22T00:04:52Z 2018-09-21T17:20:47Z 2018-09-22T00:04:52Z Police in an Iowa college town had repeated interactions with a troubled drifter in the weeks between his departure from prison and his alleged killing of a star golfer from Spain. Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse 2018-09-22T00:04:48Z 2018-09-21T17:30:25Z 2018-09-22T00:04:48Z A fugitive priest accused of child abuse decades ago in New Mexico has been arrested.
Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill 2018-09-22T00:04:41Z 2018-09-21T15:50:20Z 2018-09-22T00:04:40Z APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River. Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery 2018-09-22T00:04:33Z 2018-09-21T11:50:04Z 2018-09-22T00:04:30Z Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in Queens. APNewsBreak: Army misses 2018 recruiting goal 2018-09-22T00:04:23Z 2018-09-21T14:30:10Z 2018-09-22T00:04:23Z The Army has missed its recruiting goal for the first time in more than a decade.
Memory's frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter 2018-09-22T00:04:21Z 2018-09-21T05:39:57Z 2018-09-22T00:04:18Z In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role. First black female White House reporter gets Newseum statue 2018-09-22T00:04:16Z 2018-09-21T19:20:36Z 2018-09-22T00:04:16Z The first black woman to be accredited to cover the White House now has a statue in the Newseum.
Rock On: Michelle Obama book tour is reaching high 2018-09-22T00:03:55Z 2018-09-21T19:00:12Z 2018-09-22T00:03:43Z There has never been a book tour quite like the one planned for Michelle Obama's "Becoming.". 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI 2018-09-22T00:03:36Z 2018-09-19T22:28:54Z 2018-09-22T00:03:26Z Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed in census case 2018-09-22T00:03:05Z 2018-09-21T22:50:17Z 2018-09-22T00:03:01Z A judge says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath by lawyers challenging a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
US Sen. Maria Cantwell faces former head of Wash. state GOP 2018-09-22T00:02:54Z 2018-09-21T06:09:54Z 2018-09-22T00:02:52Z US Sen. Maria Cantwell faces former head of Wash. state GOP. New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits 2018-09-22T00:01:00Z 2018-09-21T19:41:01Z 2018-09-22T00:00:59Z Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires.
Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence 2018-09-22T00:00:45Z 2018-09-21T13:30:37Z 2018-09-22T00:00:32Z NN Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damages while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Northern California authorities arrest alleged serial rapist 2018-09-21T23:35:28Z 2018-09-21T23:30:19Z 2018-09-21T23:35:27Z Sacramento authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006.
Mother of suspected MS-13 victim remembered as 'warrior' 2018-09-21T23:31:00Z 2018-09-21T02:29:48Z 2018-09-21T23:31:00Z Family and friends will gather Friday for the funeral of a New York mother who turned grief over her daughter's killing into a crusade against MS-13 gang violence.
Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty 2018-09-21T23:20:34Z 2018-09-21T21:10:16Z 2018-09-21T23:20:30Z An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case.
San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion 2018-09-21T23:00:44Z 2018-09-21T15:50:08Z 2018-09-21T23:00:44Z A new exhibition in San Francisco aims to show the diversity and creativity of modern fashion for Muslim women.
Wisconsin workplace shooting suspect had revoked gun permit 2018-09-21T22:54:18Z 2018-09-21T18:54:01Z 2018-09-21T22:54:09Z Police say the suspect in a Wisconsin workplace shooting that seriously injured three people had his concealed-carry permit revoked and was unable to legally purchase a firearm.
Evangelicals push Senate Republicans to confirm Kavanaugh 2018-09-21T22:22:14Z 2018-09-21T18:40:27Z 2018-09-21T22:22:13Z Evangelical activists are pressing Republican leaders to act "much more aggressively" Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
California college moves 'Prospector Pete' statue from plaza 2018-09-21T21:26:45Z 2018-09-21T20:30:38Z 2018-09-21T21:25:08Z California State University, Long Beach, will be ousting its "Prospector Pete" statue because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people.
Official: More possible victims of California doctor found 2018-09-21T21:13:41Z 2018-09-21T20:25:06Z 2018-09-21T21:13:38Z A Southern California prosecutor says his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged with drugging and raping two women.
Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining 2018-09-21T21:03:57Z 2018-09-20T05:19:33Z 2018-09-21T21:03:57Z Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insect because they never measured how many bugs there used to be.
Yellowstone thermal spring erupts for 4th time in 60 years 2018-09-21T21:03:44Z 2018-09-20T21:39:40Z 2018-09-21T21:03:42Z Officials at Yellowstone National Park say new thermal activity occurred at the park over the past several days. California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals 2018-09-21T20:32:54Z 2018-09-20T21:19:38Z 2018-09-21T20:32:49Z People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under new state law.
Food researcher defends work after resigning from Cornell 2018-09-21T20:32:52Z 2018-09-21T14:53:00Z 2018-09-21T20:32:48Z Prominent food researcher defends his work after Cornell said he engaged in academic misconduct.
California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira 2018-09-21T20:32:49Z 2018-09-18T19:37:28Z 2018-09-21T20:32:45Z California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's biggest selling drugs.
Official: More possible victims of California doctor found 2018-09-21T20:32:45Z 2018-09-19T16:17:37Z 2018-09-21T20:32:41Z Attorneys say a California surgeon and his girlfriend deny allegations they preyed on two intoxicated women and then drugged and raped them.
Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm 2018-09-21T20:32:38Z 2018-09-20T05:28:01Z 2018-09-21T20:32:33Z Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina. Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit 2018-09-21T20:32:36Z 2018-09-19T17:57:42Z 2018-09-21T20:32:30Z Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company' Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer.
Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts 2018-09-21T20:25:01Z 2018-09-21T19:45:38Z 2018-09-21T20:24:31Z The Mormon church says a new youth program it will roll out in 2020 when it cuts ties with Boy Scouts of America will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes gospel-focused.
Hotplates, heaters to be given residents after gas disaster 2018-09-21T20:08:56Z 2018-09-21T19:41:07Z 2018-09-21T20:08:46Z Officials say hotplates and space heaters will be distributed to thousands of Massachusetts residents who were left without natural gas following a series of gas explosions and fires.
FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened 2018-09-21T20:07:35Z 2018-09-20T21:29:58Z 2018-09-21T20:07:08Z An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation. Judge denies bid to block courthouse immigration arrests 2018-09-21T19:21:12Z 2018-09-21T19:00:20Z 2018-09-21T19:21:08Z A judge on Massachusetts' highest court has denied a bid to block federal agents from arresting immigrants targeted for deportation at state courthouses.
Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship 2018-09-21T18:53:59Z 2018-09-21T02:49:48Z 2018-09-21T18:53:59Z Researchers say they've identified a site off the coast of Rhode Island where they think the ship that 18th-century explorer Capt James Cook used to sail around the world may be located.
Get ready for 'Bongzilla,' selfie frenzy at Vegas pot museum 2018-09-21T18:53:11Z 2018-09-20T06:28:05Z 2018-09-21T18:53:11Z A museum celebrating all things cannabis with displays that include a glass bong taller than a giraffe and huggable faux marijuana plants is the newest tourist attraction in Las Vegas.
Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt 2018-09-21T17:26:39Z 2018-09-20T10:08:16Z 2018-09-21T17:25:06Z A gunman authorities say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents in Pennsylvania has been found dead.
Nevada senator rallies with president he used to criticize 2018-09-21T16:35:27Z 2018-09-20T06:32:11Z 2018-09-21T16:35:27Z Republicans' chances of keeping their U.S. Senate majority have become shakier as races in red states have tightened, but the party's most vulnerable member insists he's bullish about his re-election. Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed 2018-09-21T16:35:00Z 2018-09-17T22:30:14Z 2018-09-21T16:34:57Z Yellowstone National Park officials say they have ticketed a man caught on video walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser. Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation 2018-09-21T16:32:41Z 2018-09-20T20:32:32Z 2018-09-21T16:32:29Z Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket? 2018-09-21T14:41:05Z 2018-09-20T21:19:42Z 2018-09-21T14:40:54Z American expects to bar customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress cracks down on 'unreasonable' airline fees.
Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness 2018-09-21T14:34:04Z 2018-09-20T16:58:33Z 2018-09-21T14:34:04Z Puerto Ricans are marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria with choirs, protests and a funeral procession.
Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem 2018-09-21T14:33:31Z 2018-09-19T02:57:15Z 2018-09-21T14:33:24Z Aggressive Canadian crabs invading US waters from Nova Scotia threaten coastal ecosystem.
Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies 2018-09-21T14:24:37Z 2018-09-20T17:08:35Z 2018-09-21T14:24:36Z The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has hired a former federal judge to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse. Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data 2018-09-21T14:05:04Z 2018-09-18T14:47:14Z 2018-09-21T14:04:47Z Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.
Cornell review finds academic misconduct by food researcher 2018-09-21T13:02:51Z 2018-09-20T18:38:26Z 2018-09-21T13:02:47Z Cornell says its investigation found academic misconduct the research of a prominent professor.
US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site 2018-09-21T07:32:36Z 2018-09-19T20:38:24Z 2018-09-21T07:32:33Z The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence 2018-09-21T06:30:55Z 2018-09-21T04:40:07Z 2018-09-21T06:30:54Z With Florence's floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are getting a chance to take stock of the destruction.
Ex-aide to New York Gov. Cuomo gets 6 years in prison 2018-09-21T05:52:27Z 2018-09-20T03:17:55Z 2018-09-21T05:52:26Z A judge will decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges. Native American teens stopped on college tour urge changes 2018-09-21T05:46:38Z 2018-09-20T18:34:08Z 2018-09-21T05:45:13Z An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour is asking the school for policy changes.
Arizona licenses for nonprofit housing migrant kids at risk 2018-09-21T05:07:40Z 2018-09-20T22:10:05Z 2018-09-21T05:06:50Z Arizona officials have moved to revoke the licenses for a nonprofit that houses immigrant children in part because it missed a deadline to show that all its employees passed background checks. 4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting 2018-09-21T04:48:05Z 2018-09-20T14:38:29Z 2018-09-21T04:48:05Z Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation".
Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding 2018-09-21T04:26:25Z 2018-09-20T04:29:34Z 2018-09-21T04:25:30Z Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death.
Grand jury indicts Alaska man tied to girl's death 2018-09-21T02:55:14Z 2018-09-21T01:20:06Z 2018-09-21T02:55:11Z A federal grand jury has indicted an Alaska man linked to a missing 10-year-old girl's death, alleging he lied, among other things, that he found the missing girl's cellphone when in fact he took it from her.
Slayings raise alarms for women who practice sports alone 2018-09-21T02:52:54Z 2018-09-20T19:08:20Z 2018-09-21T02:52:52Z Three slayings raise alarms for women who exercise or practice sports alone.
Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain 2018-09-21T02:01:50Z 2018-09-18T13:17:02Z 2018-09-21T02:01:49Z Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated. Anti-abuse activists pan US Catholic bishops' new proposals 2018-09-21T00:52:16Z 2018-09-20T19:30:45Z 2018-09-21T00:52:16Z Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that are shaking the church. Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds 2018-09-20T23:03:57Z 2018-09-18T17:07:05Z 2018-09-20T23:03:55Z Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private.
3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified 2018-09-20T22:33:08Z 2018-09-20T11:58:18Z 2018-09-20T22:33:08Z Three civilians wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom are now out of the hospital. 8 people, including 4 migrants in US illegally, die in crash 2018-09-20T21:36:13Z 2018-09-20T18:48:31Z 2018-09-20T21:36:09Z Authorities say nine people, including seven who were in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on collision on an Arizona highway.
The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect in critical condition 2018-09-20T21:15:20Z 2018-09-20T15:28:14Z 2018-09-20T21:15:14Z Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation". Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks 2018-09-20T20:15:45Z 2018-09-18T04:16:54Z 2018-09-20T20:15:41Z Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm elections is too risky.
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests 2018-09-20T20:14:52Z 2018-09-18T06:38:19Z 2018-09-20T20:14:47Z Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.
Agent accused in serial killings lived quiet suburban life 2018-09-20T19:38:22Z 2018-09-20T19:35:45Z 2018-09-20T19:38:21Z Border Patrol agent accused of being serial killer lived typical suburban life.
Relatives: Texas victims more than the troubles they endured 2018-09-20T18:53:12Z 2018-09-20T05:19:16Z 2018-09-20T18:53:11Z Four women killed in Texas _ allegedly by a Border Patrol agent _ were bound by difficulties in life. But relatives say they were more than the troubles they endured.
Police: Gunman in workplace shooting had no criminal history 2018-09-20T18:34:26Z 2018-09-20T05:13:46Z 2018-09-20T18:34:26Z Authorities say they don't yet know what prompted an employee of a Wisconsin software company to open fire at his office, injuring four people, including three seriously. Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions 2018-09-20T17:41:11Z 2018-09-19T19:58:57Z 2018-09-20T17:41:09Z A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma. Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized 2018-09-20T17:30:19Z 2018-09-19T22:29:43Z 2018-09-20T17:30:12Z Florence shows how politics has been drawn into coverage of major storms.
Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands 2018-09-20T17:26:04Z 2018-09-18T20:37:05Z 2018-09-20T17:26:04Z An on-again, off-again effort to restrict harmful methane emissions on federal lands is off _ again.
Correction: Murder Conviction Overturned-Arkansas story 2018-09-20T16:08:27Z 2018-09-19T21:34:03Z 2018-09-20T16:08:26Z An Arkansas man whose 1992 murder conviction was overturned with the help of the Midwest Innocence Project has been freed from prison.
Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies 2018-09-20T16:03:11Z 2018-09-20T05:24:21Z 2018-09-20T16:03:11Z Officials say two women being transported to a mental health facility by deputies have drowned when they were trapped in the van as it was engulfed in rising South Carolina floodwaters.
Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison 2018-09-20T14:51:49Z 2018-09-19T12:37:31Z 2018-09-20T14:51:48Z Elizabeth Smart says the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 fell short on her apology. Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84 2018-09-20T14:48:22Z 2018-09-19T21:18:57Z 2018-09-20T14:48:21Z Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died.
Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary 2018-09-20T12:33:35Z 2018-09-17T18:36:43Z 2018-09-20T12:33:33Z NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.
Democrats in key House races push against tax deduction cap 2018-09-20T11:58:56Z 2018-09-19T12:17:36Z 2018-09-20T11:58:49Z One provision of the Republican tax overhaul looms large in several tight congressional races this fall, especially in California and New Jersey.
Vigil honors star golfer from Spain who was killed in Iowa 2018-09-20T10:34:47Z 2018-09-20T03:27:58Z 2018-09-20T10:34:46Z Teammates and others who knew an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf near the campus shared stories about her and lit candles in her memory.
The Latest: Smart won't live in fear after kidnapper release 2018-09-20T09:22:01Z 2018-09-19T17:32:17Z 2018-09-20T09:21:57Z Elizabeth Smart's father says he's grateful that one of her kidnappers will be watched closely by federal agents now that she's been freed from prison, but he remains concerned about Wanda Barzee's mental state. Kentucky town mourns its first female mayor, Lucy Lou, a dog 2018-09-20T07:11:19Z 2018-09-12T11:21:01Z 2018-09-20T07:11:14Z The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt 2018-09-20T05:31:34Z 2018-09-19T16:57:58Z 2018-09-20T05:31:33Z Police are responding to a report of an active shooter in a commercial building in the southern Wisconsin community of Middleton.
Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives 2018-09-20T05:26:10Z 2018-09-19T20:39:44Z 2018-09-20T05:26:10Z Women allegedly killed by Border Patrol supervisor in Texas endured trying lives.
Jehovah's Witnesses accused of mishandling abuse in Montana 2018-09-20T05:26:04Z 2018-09-19T23:04:05Z 2018-09-20T05:26:04Z Two women who say they were sexually abused as children have alleged that the Jehovah's Witnesses failed to report their abuser to authorities in Montana.
Judge: US can't deny passport over refusing to pick gender 2018-09-20T05:13:07Z 2018-09-19T23:07:47Z 2018-09-20T05:13:06Z A judge has ruled that U.S. officials cannot deny a passport application from an intersex Colorado resident based solely on a refusal to select male or female for gender.
Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home 2018-09-20T04:40:07Z 2018-09-19T20:30:47Z 2018-09-20T04:40:08Z Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic rain and floods. Owner of 3D-printed gun company accused of sex with minor 2018-09-20T04:12:58Z 2018-09-19T19:47:48Z 2018-09-20T04:12:56Z Authorities allege that the owner of a Texas company being sued by several states over its plan to disseminate blueprints for making untraceable 3D-printed guns had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward. Border Patrol agents find 193 immigrants in southern Arizona 2018-09-20T03:20:14Z 2018-09-19T23:33:43Z 2018-09-20T03:20:12Z For the third time in a month, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona.
Former Chicago police commander linked to torture dead at 70 2018-09-20T03:19:32Z 2018-09-19T22:25:04Z 2018-09-20T03:19:28Z Jon Burge, a former Chicago police commander who was linked to numerous cases of misconduct and abuse of suspects, has died in Florida.
Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction 2018-09-20T02:01:42Z 2018-09-19T05:07:25Z 2018-09-20T02:01:41Z Slain golfer and suspect lived contrasting lives in the same Iowa college town. The Latest: Company officials 'heartbroken' after shooting 2018-09-20T01:58:44Z 2018-09-19T17:32:23Z 2018-09-20T01:58:44Z A city official says four people have been shot, but none fatally, during shooting at software company near Madison, Wisconsin.
California district latest to modernize 'sexist' dress code 2018-09-20T01:38:31Z 2018-09-19T14:57:37Z 2018-09-20T01:38:31Z A school district near San Francisco has become the latest to adopt a dress code allowing midriff-baring shirts and short shorts that it says is less sexist. 2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters 2018-09-20T00:41:54Z 2018-09-19T03:47:22Z 2018-09-20T00:41:53Z Two female detainees have drowned when a van was swept away in rising South Carolina flood waters.
The Latest: Ferry services resuming in North Carolina 2018-09-19T23:58:31Z 2018-09-19T03:08:18Z 2018-09-19T23:58:31Z Authorities confirm two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters in South Carolina.
Teen killed in dramatic natural gas explosions laid to rest 2018-09-19T23:27:51Z 2018-09-19T23:23:38Z 2018-09-19T23:27:51Z Hundreds of mourners have come out to remember the Massachusetts teen who died in last week's natural gas explosions north of Boston.
US doubles tribal funding to fight violence against women 2018-09-19T23:11:13Z 2018-09-19T06:17:22Z 2018-09-19T23:11:12Z A top U.S. Justice Department official says it's doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women. Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks 2018-09-19T23:10:45Z 2018-09-17T20:27:37Z 2018-09-19T23:10:38Z The Coca-Cola Company says that it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks.
Prosecutor: Suspect tied rope around neck of slain woman 2018-09-19T23:00:43Z 2018-09-19T19:08:39Z 2018-09-19T23:00:15Z A prosecutor says a North Dakota man accused of helping to kill a pregnant woman tightened a rope around her neck after his girlfriend sliced the baby from the victim's womb. Judge nixes Cosby request to step down; sentencing Monday 2018-09-19T22:29:29Z 2018-09-19T19:17:41Z 2018-09-19T22:29:19Z Bill Cosby's trial judge rejects defense motion to step down from the sex assault case before Monday's sentencing hearing near Philadelphia.
Grizzly's rare aggressive attack kills 1, puzzles officials 2018-09-19T21:41:25Z 2018-09-17T21:49:17Z 2018-09-19T21:41:22Z Officials puzzle over especially aggressive attack that kills hunting guide, injures client in Wyoming.
Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area 2018-09-19T20:40:32Z 2018-09-18T04:36:57Z 2018-09-19T20:40:32Z Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.
Biggest wildfire on record in California is fully contained 2018-09-19T20:13:34Z 2018-09-19T20:03:28Z 2018-09-19T20:13:25Z The U.S. Forest Service says the largest wildfire on record in California is 100 percent contained.
Doctor: Can't determine order of Laquan McDonald's wounds 2018-09-19T19:54:12Z 2018-09-19T04:27:32Z 2018-09-19T19:54:05Z Testimony expected to resume in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke.
'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home? 2018-09-19T19:54:05Z 2018-09-19T05:39:33Z 2018-09-19T19:54:01Z Carolina residents wonder where to call home after Florence swamps neighborhoods.
Mormon leaders call for new medical-marijuana plan in months 2018-09-19T19:00:59Z 2018-09-17T17:06:48Z 2018-09-19T19:00:57Z Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge residents to vote against an insurgent ballot measure that would legalize it. Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes 2018-09-19T18:08:51Z 2018-09-18T18:57:08Z 2018-09-19T18:08:43Z A California doctor who appeared in a reality TV dating show and a woman co-defendant have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities suspect there may be more victims.
The Latest: Family 'heart-broken' over death of star golfer 2018-09-19T18:06:06Z 2018-09-19T16:37:50Z 2018-09-19T18:06:06Z Relatives in Spain of a star collegiate golfer who was stabbed to death by a stranger on an Iowa golf course say they distraught.
A year after Maria, Puerto Rican kidney patients fear death 2018-09-19T17:10:19Z 2018-09-19T04:17:27Z 2018-09-19T17:10:09Z Puerto Rico dialysis patients fear death 1 year after Maria shuttered treatment center in Vieques. 2 million US teens are vaping marijuana 2018-09-19T16:40:03Z 2018-09-17T15:17:32Z 2018-09-19T16:40:02Z Nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students used marijuana in electronic cigarettes in 2016, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping.
Former aides give Wisconsin Gov. Walker re-election headache 2018-09-19T15:43:34Z 2018-09-19T15:37:36Z 2018-09-19T15:43:27Z Former top administration officials to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker aren't airing their grievances as unnamed sources or through anonymous op-eds _ they're criticizing him publicly. McDonald's workers across US protest against sex harassment 2018-09-19T14:28:29Z 2018-09-18T21:37:28Z 2018-09-19T14:28:23Z McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be released 2018-09-19T13:10:35Z 2018-09-18T13:47:08Z 2018-09-19T13:10:35Z Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison.
Lawsuit filed against gas company after Massachusetts blasts 2018-09-19T12:52:23Z 2018-09-18T11:36:55Z 2018-09-19T12:52:22Z The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been.
Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agent 2018-09-19T12:21:44Z 2018-09-19T03:17:38Z 2018-09-19T12:21:44Z Dozens of family members of four women who investigators say a US Border Patrol supervisor killed have held a vigil in South Texas to remember the women.
California jury: Career criminal guilty of killing 2 teens 2018-09-19T11:22:12Z 2018-09-19T00:37:12Z 2018-09-19T11:22:09Z A Northern California jury has found guilty a career criminal who authorities believe to be the 'Gypsy Hill Killer" of killing two teenage girls. Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa college town 2018-09-19T05:20:47Z 2018-09-18T06:21:09Z 2018-09-19T05:20:47Z Former Iowa State University golfer found dead at golf course; man charged with murder.
Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own 2018-09-19T04:28:33Z 2018-09-18T05:22:24Z 2018-09-19T04:28:33Z The video of the Laquan McDonald shooting is so central to the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke that jurors watched it repeatedly during the first day of testimony. Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study 2018-09-19T03:28:12Z 2018-09-18T13:27:00Z 2018-09-19T03:28:11Z In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. LA Times Beijing bureau chief quits after sex investigation 2018-09-19T03:25:51Z 2018-09-18T21:17:29Z 2018-09-19T03:24:22Z The head of the Los Angeles Times' Beijing bureau has resigned four months after the newspaper suspended him following sexual harassment complaints from two women.
The Latest: 2 die in rising flood waters that overtook a van 2018-09-19T03:06:10Z 2018-09-18T14:20:41Z 2018-09-19T03:05:13Z South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department of Defense leaders to discuss the state's response to Florence. US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight 2018-09-19T02:18:53Z 2018-09-18T20:37:14Z 2018-09-19T02:18:49Z A U.S. appeals court is siding with bartenders and waiters in a fight over whether restaurants can pay them less because they receive tips.
Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams under stress 2018-09-19T01:05:58Z 2018-09-18T04:37:25Z 2018-09-19T01:04:54Z Deadly floodwaters that sent North Carolina rivers to record or near-record heights have many jittery about whether dams across the state will hold under the strain.
NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes 2018-09-19T01:03:10Z 2018-09-15T13:15:36Z 2018-09-19T01:03:06Z A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California.
US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind 2018-09-19T01:03:02Z 2018-09-16T05:26:04Z 2018-09-19T01:03:02Z Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind.
A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense 2018-09-19T01:02:49Z 2018-09-14T21:54:48Z 2018-09-19T01:02:45Z Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify.
Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products 2018-09-19T01:00:10Z 2018-09-18T17:27:33Z 2018-09-19T01:00:09Z Los Angeles would become the largest city in America to ban the sale of fur products if it approves a proposed law backed by animal activists.
Suspect in California deputy's killing has past gun charges 2018-09-18T23:57:46Z 2018-09-18T06:43:11Z 2018-09-18T23:57:46Z Flags at California's Capitol are flying at half-staff after a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and a second wounded in a confrontation at a Pep Boys store.
Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service 2018-09-18T22:53:59Z 2018-09-18T20:57:07Z 2018-09-18T22:53:58Z Two shark attacks on Cape Cod this summer are underscoring the need for better cellphone service at some of the region's beaches.
Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol 2018-09-18T22:49:22Z 2018-09-18T16:37:05Z 2018-09-18T22:49:22Z Arrest highlights Border Patrol's challenge of keeping rogue agents off its force.
Lawsuits filed over St. Louis police 'kettling' practice 2018-09-18T19:46:30Z 2018-09-18T18:57:04Z 2018-09-18T19:46:30Z Several people arrested in a police "kettle" during a 2017 protest in St. Louis are suing the city, police officers and their supervisors. Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk 2018-09-18T19:43:40Z 2018-09-17T18:06:33Z 2018-09-18T19:43:36Z British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter.
Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying has history of violence 2018-09-18T17:07:30Z 2018-09-18T14:49:06Z 2018-09-18T17:07:30Z A criminal complaint says a top amateur female golfer from Spain died after being repeatedly stabbed by a homeless man at a course near her university campus in Iowa. Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million 2018-09-18T14:48:26Z 2018-09-16T23:56:44Z 2018-09-18T14:48:20Z Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer. Trump Jr. mocks sexual assault claim against Kavanaugh 2018-09-18T13:24:47Z 2018-09-17T16:06:40Z 2018-09-18T13:23:50Z President Donald Trump's eldest son on Monday appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father's nominee for the Supreme Court.
Police: Border agent targeted victims for vulnerability 2018-09-18T13:24:38Z 2018-09-17T12:46:47Z 2018-09-18T13:23:27Z 10-year veteran of US Border Patrol being held on $2.5 million bond, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who escaped. Japanese supply run to space station delayed again 2018-09-18T13:22:46Z 2018-09-14T21:25:36Z 2018-09-18T13:22:41Z A Japanese supply run to the International Space Station has been delayed again.
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms 2018-09-18T13:02:10Z 2018-09-18T03:28:07Z 2018-09-18T13:02:09Z Flooded rivers in North Carolina have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as swollen waterways approach their crests.
North Carolina residents consider fleeing as rivers rise 2018-09-18T12:31:17Z 2018-09-18T04:57:02Z 2018-09-18T12:31:16Z Many in North Carolina lulled into believing they've already weathered the worst of Florence, but rising rivers pose a dangerous flood threat. Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated 2018-09-18T12:02:26Z 2018-09-15T22:15:31Z 2018-09-18T12:02:16Z Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.
Former Colorado nuke site opens to public as wildlife refuge 2018-09-18T11:30:49Z 2018-09-15T04:25:32Z 2018-09-18T11:30:49Z A unique wildlife refuge on the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado is opening its gates to the public after a confusing day when officials first said they would not open the refuge and then said they would.
Kimbal Musk talks food, deflects his brother's bad press 2018-09-18T10:38:11Z 2018-09-17T21:46:40Z 2018-09-18T10:38:11Z While Elon Musk is on the verge of announcing the first private passenger to travel to the moon, his brother Kimbal Musk is talking about growing basil plants at an indoor garden in Brooklyn. Northern California deputy killed by gunfire, second wounded 2018-09-18T06:44:19Z 2018-09-17T22:57:15Z 2018-09-18T06:43:30Z The Sacramento Sheriff's Department says two deputies and a bystander have been shot during an incident just outside of the capital city.
Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey 2018-09-18T06:42:53Z 2018-09-18T02:01:45Z 2018-09-18T06:42:52Z Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests 2018-09-18T06:42:44Z 2018-09-17T15:16:55Z 2018-09-18T06:42:44Z SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nike 2018-09-18T06:08:14Z 2018-09-17T16:56:52Z 2018-09-18T06:08:08Z A Rhode Island town is considering asking departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, but the state ACLU is objecting.
In Carolinas, a question as the rivers rise: Stay or go? 2018-09-18T04:53:45Z 2018-09-17T16:56:36Z 2018-09-18T04:53:45Z Hurricane Florence has taken this deceptive turn: The violent winds that rattled shingles off houses and tore down trees subsided, the pounding rain slowed to a pour, lulling many in its path into believing they've already weathered the worst of it.
Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington 2018-09-18T04:53:20Z 2018-09-17T04:26:38Z 2018-09-18T04:53:20Z Catastrophic flooding from Florence spreads across the Carolinas with one city virtually cut off by the deluge and the vast storm system now over several states.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast 2018-09-18T04:52:56Z 2018-09-17T05:07:04Z 2018-09-18T04:52:44Z The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising.
Man caught shaving on train in viral video says don't judge 2018-09-18T03:39:34Z 2018-09-18T00:06:58Z 2018-09-18T03:39:33Z A man who drew online mockery after he was filmed shaving at his seat on a New Jersey Transit train said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter.
Video of shooting on repeat at Chicago cop's murder trial 2018-09-18T03:37:19Z 2018-09-17T16:56:57Z 2018-09-18T03:37:19Z Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on black teenager Laquan McDonald, saying the fatal shooting was "completely unnecessary.". Ruling keeps Hawaii man hospitalized in '06 triple murder 2018-09-18T03:30:36Z 2018-09-17T22:05:17Z 2018-09-18T03:30:20Z The retired U.S. judge who was tied up after a man allegedly shot and killed three people in Honolulu in 2006 says he's satisfied with a ruling that dismisses all the charges. Man charged in connection with Alaska girl's death 2018-09-18T02:00:05Z 2018-09-18T01:27:17Z 2018-09-18T02:00:04Z An Alaska man found with the cellphone of a missing 10-year-old girl was charged Monday in connection with her death after GPS coordinates of where the phone had traveled led authorities to the girl's body.
The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid 2018-09-18T01:17:24Z 2018-09-17T13:46:40Z 2018-09-18T01:17:24Z The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised concerns about whether some dams will be able to hold up under the strain.
Florence flooding puts dams, many high hazard, to the test 2018-09-18T00:59:32Z 2018-09-18T00:46:57Z 2018-09-18T00:59:28Z Devastating flooding in North Carolina after Florence raises concerns whether dams able to hold up under the strain.
Labrador dog named Lucy saves Oregon man from sex conviction 2018-09-18T00:41:31Z 2018-09-10T23:48:55Z 2018-09-18T00:41:18Z The discovery of a black lab named Lucy led to the unravelling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. 80 US lawmakers seek release of jailed Myanmar reporters 2018-09-18T00:00:39Z 2018-09-17T23:00:12Z 2018-09-18T00:00:38Z More than 80 U.S. lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to step up efforts to win the release of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar in connection with their reporting about massacres against Rohingya Muslims.
DeVos to students: Don't hide behind a Twitter handle 2018-09-17T23:02:21Z 2018-09-17T18:21:19Z 2018-09-17T23:01:56Z Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says free speech on college campuses is being threatened and tells students in Philadelphia that listening to people with differing views is an important part of education.
Long held as oldest in US, New Jersey nuclear plant closes 2018-09-17T22:58:07Z 2018-09-17T11:56:17Z 2018-09-17T22:58:03Z America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday.
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms 2018-09-17T22:31:56Z 2018-09-17T04:38:17Z 2018-09-17T22:31:55Z Flooded rivers in North Carolina have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as swollen waterways approach their crests. Soon-Yi Previn defends husband Woody Allen, attacks mother 2018-09-17T22:18:26Z 2018-09-17T03:46:04Z 2018-09-17T22:18:26Z Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, has spoken publicly about her turbulent life for the first time in decades.
The Latest: Border Patrol agent targeted vulnerable women 2018-09-17T22:03:48Z 2018-09-17T19:56:30Z 2018-09-17T22:03:10Z Investigators: Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women collected arsenal of weapons to prepare for police confrontation after he thought he'd been identified. Witness: Circus camel that hurt 7 spooked by thrown shovel 2018-09-17T21:44:27Z 2018-09-17T13:08:32Z 2018-09-17T21:43:40Z A witness says a camel that injured seven people at a Pittsburgh circus apparently became spooked when a child threw a shovel at its feet.
The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device 2018-09-17T21:44:05Z 2018-09-13T07:38:47Z 2018-09-17T21:43:19Z Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch into a life preserver with features that gain key clearances from US government regulators. Artists create 58 portraits of Las Vegas shooting victims 2018-09-17T20:53:57Z 2018-09-17T04:06:27Z 2018-09-17T20:53:57Z Artists from around the world have memorialized the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas with individual portraits of each victim. Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits 2018-09-17T20:53:46Z 2018-09-17T05:29:40Z 2018-09-17T20:53:45Z Disaster experts say it's not uncommon for death tolls to rise weeks after hurricanes hit because of nature of storms, difficulty in finding people.
FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants 2018-09-17T20:37:51Z 2018-09-14T16:14:43Z 2018-09-17T20:37:48Z U.S. health officials say they'll convene a public meeting of medical advisers next year to discuss new science on breast implant safety.
Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears 2018-09-17T20:27:47Z 2018-09-16T05:35:30Z 2018-09-17T20:27:41Z Duke Energy says slope has collapsed under Florence's heavy rains at a coal ash landfill at a closed North Carolina power station.
Strike ending for last Washington teachers still picketing 2018-09-17T19:31:45Z 2018-09-17T19:06:28Z 2018-09-17T19:31:35Z The last of the estimated 125,000 Washington state children who missed the start of school because of teacher strikes are now all going back to class. New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis 2018-09-17T19:29:28Z 2018-09-14T15:47:16Z 2018-09-17T19:29:21Z A U.S. government survey shows some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid addiction crisis.
'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival 2018-09-17T18:37:18Z 2018-09-16T18:56:51Z 2018-09-17T18:37:14Z Peter Farrelly's 'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto International Film Festival, confirming its status as an Oscar favorite.
Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet 2018-09-17T17:21:02Z 2018-09-12T07:24:03Z 2018-09-17T17:20:54Z Apple expected to expand iPhone line-up with biggest, expensive model yet along with cheaper alternatives. Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill 2018-09-17T16:47:20Z 2018-09-16T01:46:19Z 2018-09-17T16:47:07Z Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
AP Explains: How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges 2018-09-17T15:58:05Z 2018-09-14T04:59:27Z 2018-09-17T15:58:05Z AP Explains: How storm surges form in hurricanes, and why they are so lethal.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some