Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self 2018-11-21T14:44:12Z 2018-11-21T13:22:39Z 2018-11-21T14:44:12Z Police say the man who killed three people at a Chicago hospital fired his handgun at least 30 times before he pointed the gun at his own head and fatally shot himself.
Rains could help firefight but complicate search for remains 2018-11-21T14:43:52Z 2018-11-21T06:22:20Z 2018-11-21T14:43:53Z Rain in the forecast could raise the risk of debris flows and complicate efforts to recover remains. Ex-MSU president charged with lying to police about Nassar 2018-11-21T14:36:08Z 2018-11-20T20:13:21Z 2018-11-21T14:36:08Z Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon charged with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.
Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start 2018-11-21T13:46:18Z 2018-11-21T05:22:29Z 2018-11-21T13:46:18Z Fair skies over much of the country are helping get the Thanksgiving air-travel rush off to a good start.
APNewsBreak: Indian Country criminal prosecutions plateau 2018-11-21T13:46:09Z 2018-11-21T06:32:34Z 2018-11-21T13:46:10Z Federal figures show the number of Indian Country crimes that the U.S. Justice Department prosecutes has not shown significant change in recent years, despite new programs and attempts to boost public safety on reservations and prosecution rates. Woman claims Avenatti dragged her by arm across floor 2018-11-21T13:46:05Z 2018-11-20T19:43:16Z 2018-11-21T13:46:04Z A woman who says she had a relationship with Michael Avenatti alleges he dragged her by the arm across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument.
Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC runner Karina Vetrano 2018-11-21T13:46:01Z 2018-11-21T04:12:23Z 2018-11-21T13:46:00Z The trial of a man accused of killing a New York City woman who was sexually attacked while running near her family's home has ended in a hung jury.
US senator says no ill will, intent behind 'hanging' remark 2018-11-21T13:45:57Z 2018-11-21T05:42:17Z 2018-11-21T13:45:57Z A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi says that she apologizes to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter by saying she would attend a "public hanging" if the supporter invited her. Americans, Canadians are warned not to eat romaine lettuce 2018-11-21T13:45:33Z 2018-11-20T20:32:07Z 2018-11-21T13:45:33Z Health officials are warning people to avoid romaine lettuce.
2 kids, 2 adults dead in arson fire at mansion 2018-11-21T13:45:25Z 2018-11-20T21:32:14Z 2018-11-21T13:45:25Z Officials say multiple people have been found dead at a mansion that caught fire near the New Jersey shore and is owned by a tech company executive, hours after a blaze also broke out at the house of a relative.
El Chapo trial witness: Ex-Mexico security chief was bribed 2018-11-21T13:45:10Z 2018-11-20T20:52:08Z 2018-11-21T13:45:10Z A government witness at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo says his cartel bribed the country's former top security chief and another person who once worked under the current president-elect.
FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape 2018-11-21T13:44:58Z 2018-11-16T00:12:20Z 2018-11-21T13:44:58Z The FBI has created replicas of decoy heads used by prisoners to mount their infamous escape from Alcatraz Island in 1962.
A demand for a ring, an eruption of gunfire and 4 dead 2018-11-21T13:24:14Z 2018-11-20T06:02:26Z 2018-11-21T13:24:14Z Police say argument turns into shooting at Chicago hospital; 4 dead.
AP Exclusive: Gov't questions unfair student loan practices 2018-11-21T12:33:31Z 2018-11-20T19:22:03Z 2018-11-21T12:33:29Z AP Exclusive: Department of Education report shows evidence that student loan servicing company Navient steered borrowers into high-cost repayment plans. The education department withheld report from states and federal agencies suing the company.
'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA 2018-11-21T09:56:02Z 2018-11-20T20:32:11Z 2018-11-21T09:56:02Z Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire.
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees 2018-11-21T09:55:52Z 2018-11-15T07:49:27Z 2018-11-21T09:55:52Z New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there. Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show 2018-11-21T09:55:49Z 2018-11-15T05:39:11Z 2018-11-21T09:55:47Z Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.
Caravan migrants weigh options after court blocks Trump ban 2018-11-21T08:13:55Z 2018-11-20T23:02:11Z 2018-11-21T08:13:18Z Officials in the Mexican border city of Tijuana say they've arrested 34 members of the caravan of Central American migrants for minor offenses and turned them over for deportation.
Green Tuesday: Crowds line up at 1st East Coast pot shops 2018-11-21T06:26:36Z 2018-11-20T21:55:41Z 2018-11-21T06:26:37Z Customers waited in long lines on a cold and rainy New England day to be among the first people to legally buy recreational marijuana on the U.S. East Coast.
US senator apologizes to anyone offended by 'hanging' remark 2018-11-21T05:33:52Z 2018-11-21T03:05:44Z 2018-11-21T05:33:52Z A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent that she apologizes for saying she would attend a "public hanging" if a supporter invited her.
The Latest: California wildfire missing list rises to 870 2018-11-21T04:49:20Z 2018-11-20T21:02:15Z 2018-11-21T04:48:55Z Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire. Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start 2018-11-21T04:47:46Z 2018-11-20T17:42:00Z 2018-11-21T04:47:45Z Fair skies over much of the country are helping get the Thanksgiving travel rush off to a good start.
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns 2018-11-21T04:46:48Z 2018-11-15T18:09:47Z 2018-11-21T04:46:48Z Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder 2018-11-21T04:46:45Z 2018-11-15T23:39:43Z 2018-11-21T04:46:43Z Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment. New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her 2018-11-21T04:46:41Z 2018-11-17T05:20:13Z 2018-11-21T04:46:41Z A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.
Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak 2018-11-21T04:46:31Z 2018-11-16T14:40:05Z 2018-11-21T04:46:31Z Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
Gunman in California mass shooting showed warning signs 2018-11-21T04:25:57Z 2018-11-20T06:12:30Z 2018-11-21T04:25:57Z Authorities haven't settled on a theory of why Ian David Long shot and killed 12 people at a Southern California bar. US judge stalls enforcement of Trump asylum restrictions 2018-11-21T04:25:32Z 2018-11-19T19:41:48Z 2018-11-21T04:25:32Z Legal groups suing the Trump administration over its ban on asylum for anyone who crosses the U.S.-Mexico border illegally have argued their case before a federal judge in San Francisco. Genital mutilation charges dismissed in Detroit-area case 2018-11-21T04:24:47Z 2018-11-20T23:43:12Z 2018-11-21T04:24:47Z A federal judge in Detroit says regulating female genital mutilation is up to states and that Congress had no authority to enact the 1996 law banning it. White supremacist pleads guilty in Los Angeles 2018-11-21T02:13:19Z 2018-11-21T02:12:10Z 2018-11-21T02:13:17Z A member of a white supremacist group has pleaded guilty to a federal charge in connection with a political rally that turned violent in Southern California last year.
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral 2018-11-21T00:46:13Z 2018-11-16T21:40:48Z 2018-11-21T00:46:13Z A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".
Mars revisited: NASA spacecraft days away from risky landing 2018-11-21T00:45:58Z 2018-11-20T16:52:07Z 2018-11-21T00:45:58Z Mars is about to get the first U.S. visitor to its surface in years: a 3-legged, 1-armed geologist.
The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans 2018-11-21T00:45:48Z 2018-11-19T20:12:10Z 2018-11-21T00:45:48Z The science behind cat grooming: High-tech scans give a peek at how their sandpapery tongues clean through all that fur. Man accused of faking own death for money nabbed in Moldova 2018-11-20T23:16:44Z 2018-11-20T22:12:18Z 2018-11-20T23:16:43Z A man accused of faking his own death to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has been arrested in Moldova and returned to Minnesota to face federal charges.
Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire 2018-11-20T20:54:38Z 2018-11-20T16:02:23Z 2018-11-20T20:54:38Z People searching for victims of wildfire were in a race against the weather, as expected rains could wash away fragmentary remains.
The Latest: PG&E line suspected in fire had issues in 2012 2018-11-20T20:36:06Z 2018-11-20T16:22:24Z 2018-11-20T20:36:06Z Fire officials say firefighters have gained ground against a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 79 people.
Convicted murderer quiet on why he killed wife, daughters 2018-11-20T20:14:31Z 2018-11-19T18:03:30Z 2018-11-20T20:14:31Z A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to life in prison for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters and dumping their bodies on an oil work site.
Rams honor firefighters, police for recent heroic actions 2018-11-20T19:34:50Z 2018-11-20T01:51:57Z 2018-11-20T19:34:48Z The Los Angeles Rams honored those impacted the past two weeks by the shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar and wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida 2018-11-20T19:17:12Z 2018-11-19T05:23:18Z 2018-11-20T19:17:10Z In the year Florida's Democrats talked ambitious of ending 20-year journey in political exile, Republicans come out on top for governor and even pick up a US Senate seat.
WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas 2018-11-20T16:45:49Z 2018-11-19T17:02:02Z 2018-11-20T16:45:49Z A group that organizes vintage fighter plane rides for veterans says a passenger who was killed when a World War II-era aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot.
Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire 2018-11-20T16:06:20Z 2018-11-19T05:21:49Z 2018-11-20T16:06:20Z Rain in the forecast could bring relief for those working to tame a devastating Northern California fire and frustration for those searching for remains of victims.
The Latest: Sheriff: Wildfire death toll rises to 79 2018-11-20T16:05:05Z 2018-11-19T15:51:46Z 2018-11-20T16:05:05Z Fire officials say the Northern California wildfire that killed at least 77 people continues to burn but that firefighters have boosted containment of the blaze. Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins 2018-11-20T09:32:19Z 2018-11-18T22:01:16Z 2018-11-20T09:32:20Z Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants 2018-11-20T08:11:25Z 2018-11-18T13:01:00Z 2018-11-20T08:11:25Z The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans.
Structure losses in Southern California fire rise to 1,500 2018-11-20T06:46:02Z 2018-11-19T23:12:03Z 2018-11-20T06:46:00Z The tally of structures destroyed by huge Southern California wildfire has increased to 1,500. The Latest: Doctor, pharmaceutical assistant among 4 dead 2018-11-20T06:05:46Z 2018-11-19T22:25:04Z 2018-11-20T06:05:46Z Chicago police say an officer has been shot during an active-shooting incident at a hospital on the city's South Side. Chicago hospital shooting claims 3 lives; gunman also dead 2018-11-20T05:53:12Z 2018-11-19T22:32:05Z 2018-11-20T05:53:11Z Chicago police are searching hospital following reported shooting, say there are "reports of multiple victims".
A few hardy wildfire survivors hunker down for long haul 2018-11-20T04:34:35Z 2018-11-19T05:41:43Z 2018-11-20T04:34:35Z A small group of residents who survived the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century are staying put and trying to live amid the ashen ruins. Police: Ex-judge is suspect in former wife's fatal stabbing 2018-11-20T02:26:03Z 2018-11-19T22:25:40Z 2018-11-20T02:26:03Z Authorities in Ohio say a former judge who spent time in prison for beating his wife now is a suspect in her stabbing death. Removes dateline, adds byline. Taiwanese student accused of school threat to be deported 2018-11-20T02:23:31Z 2018-11-19T19:51:57Z 2018-11-20T02:23:31Z A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to "shoot up" his high school near Philadelphia has been spared additional time in prison but has agreed to be deported.
Witness says bloodshed and bribery rampant under 'El Chapo' 2018-11-20T01:25:55Z 2018-11-20T01:22:25Z 2018-11-20T01:25:55Z A star prosecution witness testifying at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is describing the bloodshed and bribery that were trademarks of Guzman's leadership of the Sinaloa cartel. 3 killed when air ambulance crashes in North Dakota 2018-11-19T23:14:14Z 2018-11-19T17:11:47Z 2018-11-19T23:14:14Z An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed not long after taking off from Bismarck, North Dakota, killing all three people on board.
Police: Suspect in Detroit senior complex slayings arrested 2018-11-19T21:31:52Z 2018-11-19T19:01:49Z 2018-11-19T21:31:52Z A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shooting of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia.
As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions 2018-11-19T18:26:21Z 2018-11-14T22:39:24Z 2018-11-19T18:26:21Z Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.
Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide 2018-11-19T18:17:36Z 2018-11-18T05:03:17Z 2018-11-19T18:17:36Z The death of an inmate following an incident at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide. Disney details new 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' attractions 2018-11-19T18:03:03Z 2018-11-17T21:21:08Z 2018-11-19T18:03:03Z At 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' lands, fans will be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off with Kylo Ren in an epic battle, Disney announced on Saturday. Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3 2018-11-19T17:15:37Z 2018-11-18T07:40:52Z 2018-11-19T17:15:37Z Officials say an employee at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho was killed after an explosion Saturday that also injured three workers and heavily damaged a building.
Another House win caps Democratic rout in California 2018-11-19T17:06:17Z 2018-11-18T05:00:59Z 2018-11-19T17:06:17Z Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town 2018-11-19T17:05:34Z 2018-11-17T22:20:55Z 2018-11-19T17:05:33Z Many of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana. Man who fled Texas during 2008 murder trial caught in Mexico 2018-11-19T15:47:37Z 2018-11-18T20:15:01Z 2018-11-19T15:47:36Z Authorities say a man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas.
1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes 2018-11-19T09:54:31Z 2018-11-18T06:10:55Z 2018-11-19T09:54:30Z 'Stay tuned': Andrew Gillum, Florida's first black nominee for governor, concedes hard-fought race against Republican Ron DeSantis but vows to remain politically active.
Latest: Sheriff: List of missing after fire drops to 1,000 2018-11-19T05:35:44Z 2018-11-18T16:21:11Z 2018-11-19T05:35:43Z California's governor is expressing optimism that President Donald Trump will support the state as it deals with raging wildfires.
As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott 2018-11-19T05:35:34Z 2018-11-18T21:01:50Z 2018-11-19T05:35:34Z Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday.
Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead 2018-11-19T05:35:16Z 2018-11-18T05:20:53Z 2018-11-19T05:35:17Z Northern California crews braced for strong winds, with gusts up to 50mph, that could erode gains they've made against the country's deadliest wildfire in a century.
Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome 2018-11-18T21:04:47Z 2018-11-17T15:20:30Z 2018-11-18T21:04:47Z The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn. The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over' 2018-11-18T21:03:20Z 2018-11-17T22:40:37Z 2018-11-18T21:03:20Z Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.
Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections 2018-11-18T20:33:23Z 2018-11-17T14:20:36Z 2018-11-18T20:33:23Z Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections.
Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs 2018-11-18T17:32:28Z 2018-11-17T17:00:49Z 2018-11-18T17:32:28Z Residents of the housing project near the Queens location where Amazon would make its New York City home have mixed reactions to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood.
Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had 'loved Afghan people' 2018-11-18T16:18:37Z 2018-11-17T23:01:39Z 2018-11-18T16:18:36Z A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan has been remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence and compassion. Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days 2018-11-18T15:03:10Z 2018-11-17T09:10:19Z 2018-11-18T15:03:10Z A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days. 2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover 2018-11-18T10:24:33Z 2018-11-18T01:21:06Z 2018-11-18T10:24:33Z The FAA says a vintage World War II small plane with two people aboard has crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit 2018-11-18T09:15:31Z 2018-11-17T14:40:52Z 2018-11-18T09:15:31Z Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor.
Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback 2018-11-18T07:20:57Z 2018-11-16T06:20:02Z 2018-11-18T07:20:57Z FAO Schwarz reopens 3 years after Fifth Avenue flagship store closed amid financial problems. Florida's 1st black nominee for gov challenged GOP dominance 2018-11-18T06:03:02Z 2018-11-17T22:20:50Z 2018-11-18T06:03:02Z With just hours to go, most Florida counties had finished their hand recount in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race.
Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits 2018-11-18T05:25:26Z 2018-11-17T06:10:18Z 2018-11-18T05:25:25Z President Donald Trump heads to Northern California to visit site of deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century as confusion reigns over how many are missing in the tragedy. Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California 2018-11-18T05:14:39Z 2018-11-18T02:21:04Z 2018-11-18T05:14:37Z Democrat Gil Cisneros captures a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six state congressional seats. Police: Duo dumped deer carcasses on Minnesota Somalis' cars 2018-11-17T22:46:08Z 2018-11-17T20:40:35Z 2018-11-17T22:46:08Z Somali community leaders are expressing deep concern after a white man and his teenage son dumped deer carcasses on the hoods of two cars owned by Somali-American men in the central Minnesota city of St. Cloud.
Paradise is reduced to ash, but memories survive the flames 2018-11-17T22:24:43Z 2018-11-16T05:41:04Z 2018-11-17T22:24:43Z Paradise, California, reduced to ash in deadly wildfire, was everything its name implies: charming, friendly and historic.
Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border 2018-11-17T21:54:18Z 2018-11-16T21:50:08Z 2018-11-17T21:54:18Z As thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard.
Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire 2018-11-17T21:13:40Z 2018-11-16T23:50:47Z 2018-11-17T21:13:40Z Northern California officials have struggled to get a handle on the number of missing from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.
Florida starts painstaking hand recount in US Senate race 2018-11-17T19:55:59Z 2018-11-16T05:41:24Z 2018-11-17T19:55:57Z Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
California utility shares rise as regulator calms investors 2018-11-17T17:01:58Z 2018-11-16T20:30:06Z 2018-11-17T17:01:58Z Shares of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. soared Friday after California's top utility regulator said his agency will help the company deal with potentially crippling liability costs from wildfires.
The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead 2018-11-17T16:55:49Z 2018-11-16T22:30:43Z 2018-11-17T16:55:48Z Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.
Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother's house 2018-11-17T14:44:10Z 2018-11-16T23:25:48Z 2018-11-17T14:44:10Z A judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house.
Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm's aftermath 2018-11-17T14:36:43Z 2018-11-16T15:30:11Z 2018-11-17T14:36:43Z The first snowfall of the season lingered in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs.
Florida high school massacre panel considers recommendations 2018-11-17T14:33:01Z 2018-11-16T05:55:15Z 2018-11-17T14:33:01Z Commission investigating Florida school massacre expected at hearing Friday to learn more about medical response to the rampage.
California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses 2018-11-17T12:47:40Z 2018-11-16T06:02:48Z 2018-11-17T12:47:40Z A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.
Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb 2018-11-17T08:14:05Z 2018-11-14T05:38:25Z 2018-11-17T08:14:05Z Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.
DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules 2018-11-17T07:20:56Z 2018-11-16T14:51:10Z 2018-11-17T07:20:56Z Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
Fire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump's California visit 2018-11-17T06:11:23Z 2018-11-16T05:50:50Z 2018-11-17T06:11:23Z At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing.
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes 2018-11-17T05:20:35Z 2018-11-15T15:19:40Z 2018-11-17T05:20:35Z FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids.
The Latest: Southern California fire toll at 713 buildings 2018-11-17T03:24:05Z 2018-11-16T16:20:04Z 2018-11-17T03:24:04Z Officials say they have contained almost half of a Northern California deadly blaze that razed a town and killed at least 63 people.
Mrs. Obama says 'Access Hollywood' tape led her to speak out 2018-11-17T01:22:13Z 2018-11-16T09:29:48Z 2018-11-17T01:22:13Z Michelle Obama says she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech two years ago condemning President Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting a woman.
Nuke dump managers: There was waste near ceiling collapse 2018-11-17T01:15:16Z 2018-11-17T01:10:20Z 2018-11-17T01:15:16Z Managers at the federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have acknowledged that there was waste in the area where a portion of the underground facility's ceiling collapsed earlier this week. Baltimore mayor picks Fort Worth chief as next top cop 2018-11-17T00:00:44Z 2018-11-16T22:31:02Z 2018-11-17T00:00:44Z Baltimore's mayor has chosen a Texas police chief as next head of troubled force, bidding to boost public trust in a tattered department. Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans 2018-11-16T21:45:58Z 2018-11-16T17:29:57Z 2018-11-16T21:45:56Z A federal judge in Connecticut says thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue the military. Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain 2018-11-16T21:20:43Z 2018-11-15T21:29:46Z 2018-11-16T21:20:40Z A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.
House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves 2018-11-16T20:04:13Z 2018-11-16T18:10:16Z 2018-11-16T20:04:11Z The House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.
Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts 2018-11-16T19:44:41Z 2018-11-13T19:29:13Z 2018-11-16T19:44:41Z As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer.
Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty 2018-11-16T17:21:23Z 2018-11-16T00:49:39Z 2018-11-16T17:21:23Z Hundreds of fire survivors are camping in a Walmart parking lot as uncertainty hangs over them like smoke still clouding the sky.
Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates 2018-11-16T16:34:11Z 2018-11-15T05:59:24Z 2018-11-16T16:33:57Z With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive.
Winds that fanned Southern California wildfire diminish 2018-11-16T15:25:15Z 2018-11-15T23:26:25Z 2018-11-16T15:25:16Z Winds that fanned a deadly, destructive Southern California firestorm are fading and more areas are reopening to residents. Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' at Baltimore theater, causing panic 2018-11-16T15:01:14Z 2018-11-15T21:19:44Z 2018-11-16T15:01:14Z A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler.
Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires 2018-11-16T12:50:37Z 2018-11-15T23:20:20Z 2018-11-16T12:50:37Z A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation that its equipment may have sparked a deadly California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills.
Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City 2018-11-16T10:02:13Z 2018-11-15T12:43:11Z 2018-11-16T10:02:13Z A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate.
The Latest: Firefighter on California blaze struck by car 2018-11-16T06:36:19Z 2018-11-15T15:59:22Z 2018-11-16T06:36:18Z Cool weather is helping fire crews increase their containment of the Northern California deadly blaze that razed a town and killed at least 56 people.
California fire has claimed 63 as missing list grows to 631 2018-11-16T06:02:36Z 2018-11-15T05:49:23Z 2018-11-16T06:02:37Z Hundreds of people are combing through the charred remains of towns incinerated by a Northern California wildfire that already has claimed 56 lives.
Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie 2018-11-16T06:02:17Z 2018-11-15T18:49:25Z 2018-11-16T06:02:17Z Authorities say a homeless man who benefited from a GoFundMe page set up by a New Jersey couple they said helped them with a disabled car is now in custody.
Witness: El Chapo got police escort after escape 2018-11-16T05:53:32Z 2018-11-15T23:41:52Z 2018-11-16T05:53:32Z A former drug cartel member say his notorious boss got a surprise in 2001 when he broke out of prison and was met with a police escort in Mexico City.
Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount 2018-11-16T05:46:28Z 2018-11-15T08:09:07Z 2018-11-16T05:46:28Z Florida's bumpy recount election reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.
Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race 2018-11-16T05:46:12Z 2018-11-15T05:19:33Z 2018-11-16T05:46:12Z Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.
Police release 911 calls from warehouse shooting suspect 2018-11-16T05:06:16Z 2018-11-16T01:19:44Z 2018-11-16T05:06:16Z A set of 911 calls from a man who opened fire at an Albuquerque warehouse starts with him telling an officer that he is the one who shot his co-workers at the food distribution center, and that he had been hearing voices in his head. Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races 2018-11-16T05:05:05Z 2018-11-15T20:29:31Z 2018-11-16T05:05:03Z State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada. NYPD shakes up sex crime unit after Weinstein, staffing woes 2018-11-16T02:36:37Z 2018-11-16T02:09:37Z 2018-11-16T02:36:37Z The New York City Police Department is shaking up its embattled special victims division. Study finds healthy group of polar bears in sea near Alaska 2018-11-16T01:54:22Z 2018-11-15T23:29:53Z 2018-11-16T01:54:22Z A study of polar bears in the Chukchi (chuk-CHEE) Sea between Alaska and Russia finds that the population is thriving for now despite a loss of sea ice due to climate change.
Thousands warmly recall officer hailed as bar shooting hero 2018-11-16T00:46:44Z 2018-11-15T05:59:16Z 2018-11-16T00:46:44Z Friends, family and colleagues mourn death of sheriff's deputy who raced into Southern California bar to exchange gunfire with man who killed 12 people before shooting himself.
Prosecutor: Ohio suspects talked revenge vs. investigators 2018-11-16T00:32:42Z 2018-11-15T21:39:39Z 2018-11-16T00:32:42Z Two women who are the mothers of two suspects in the massacre of a family, and the grandmothers of the other two, have pleaded not guilty to misleading investigators.
Fire claims popular recreation spots in Southern California 2018-11-16T00:30:08Z 2018-11-15T05:59:03Z 2018-11-16T00:30:08Z Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands popular for hiking, biking, swimming and impressive vistas. California recommends restrictions for popular pesticide 2018-11-16T00:25:22Z 2018-11-15T17:39:26Z 2018-11-16T00:25:19Z California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming babies brains.
US officials report a record number of tick diseases 2018-11-16T00:04:05Z 2018-11-14T17:12:09Z 2018-11-16T00:04:03Z Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.
Criticized deputy refuses to testify about school massacre 2018-11-15T23:52:05Z 2018-11-15T20:25:40Z 2018-11-15T23:52:05Z The then-sheriff's deputy who was on campus during the Florida high school massacre didn't appear to answer an investigative panel's questions. Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations 2018-11-15T23:29:40Z 2018-11-15T14:26:22Z 2018-11-15T23:29:40Z Dartmouth College has been sued for allegedly allowing three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate students for years, including two who said they were raped. Hate-crime indictments returned in Kentucky grocery killings 2018-11-15T23:22:36Z 2018-11-15T21:37:24Z 2018-11-15T23:22:36Z A federal grand jury in Kentucky has charged a white man with three hate crimes in the shooting deaths of two African-Americans last month at a grocery.
Father: Threats to driver won't bring justice for slain kids 2018-11-15T23:16:29Z 2018-11-15T18:29:36Z 2018-11-15T23:16:29Z A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus. South Dakota turkeys head to White House seeking pardons 2018-11-15T22:53:04Z 2018-11-15T22:39:32Z 2018-11-15T22:53:04Z A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House. Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event 2018-11-15T22:41:08Z 2018-11-15T17:19:18Z 2018-11-15T22:41:08Z President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with troops who responded to a September fire at a public housing complex. Official: Alabama prosecutor wounded, ex-trooper was suspect 2018-11-15T22:39:16Z 2018-11-15T21:29:32Z 2018-11-15T22:39:16Z Authorities say a county prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect.
Man on trial for killing girlfriend's abusive Missouri mom 2018-11-15T22:38:57Z 2018-11-15T21:37:11Z 2018-11-15T22:38:57Z A woman whose mother for years made everyone believe her daughter was seriously ill testified Thursday that she talked her boyfriend whom she'd met online into coming to Missouri to kill her abusive mom. Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30 2018-11-15T22:38:53Z 2018-11-15T19:23:15Z 2018-11-15T22:38:53Z A Texas prosecutor says a man convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide.
Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting 2018-11-15T21:37:19Z 2018-11-15T20:24:50Z 2018-11-15T21:37:20Z A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
WWII pilot's remains will join those of his son at Arlington 2018-11-15T20:35:53Z 2018-11-15T17:54:48Z 2018-11-15T20:35:51Z The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II are coming home.
Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost 2018-11-15T20:25:09Z 2018-11-15T20:09:27Z 2018-11-15T20:24:58Z Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to their lowest level since 2010. Police: Woman's car damaged in SpaghettiOs assault 2018-11-15T19:50:21Z 2018-11-15T19:49:21Z 2018-11-15T19:49:21Z Police are investigating an assault involving several cans of SpaghettiOs in Pittsburgh. Neo-Nazi's attorney calls ruling dangerous for free speech 2018-11-15T19:50:00Z 2018-11-15T17:04:41Z 2018-11-15T19:50:00Z The attorney for a neo-Nazi website's founder says a judge's decision to allow a lawsuit to proceed against his client is "dangerous for free speech.
No charges in death of teen trapped in minivan 2018-11-15T19:23:40Z 2018-11-15T17:55:38Z 2018-11-15T19:23:38Z An Ohio prosecutor says no one will face criminal charges for the failed response to a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a minivan parked near his school.
After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence 2018-11-15T18:31:32Z 2018-11-15T06:20:22Z 2018-11-15T18:31:32Z Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is denying allegations that he committed domestic violence. Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes 2018-11-15T16:50:58Z 2018-11-13T19:28:56Z 2018-11-15T16:50:54Z E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids.
More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown 2018-11-15T16:04:46Z 2018-11-13T18:29:02Z 2018-11-15T16:04:42Z More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it. Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side 2018-11-15T15:30:16Z 2018-11-14T22:40:06Z 2018-11-15T15:30:16Z The 18 North American cities that were not picked by Amazon for its new headquarters are bearing the rejection with a mix of reflection, disappointment and some optimism.
Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex trafficking victims 2018-11-15T14:27:11Z 2018-11-15T06:19:03Z 2018-11-15T14:27:08Z A Connecticut sex trafficking ring is illuminating what advocates call the underreported scourge of male trafficking and the devastation it leaves behind. Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight 2018-11-15T13:41:02Z 2018-11-14T16:49:05Z 2018-11-15T13:40:46Z Federal safety board hearing into deadly Southwest Airlines flight will focus on jet-engine fan blades.
Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too 2018-11-15T13:04:59Z 2018-11-14T00:18:15Z 2018-11-15T13:04:00Z Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play. No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery 2018-11-15T13:02:09Z 2018-11-13T16:38:46Z 2018-11-15T13:01:56Z Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products.
PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line 2018-11-15T12:30:03Z 2018-11-14T21:59:23Z 2018-11-15T12:29:49Z A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire says it contacted a customer about a power line on her property.
Mexican citizen executed in Texas for killings of wife, kids 2018-11-15T11:54:49Z 2018-11-14T06:08:23Z 2018-11-15T11:54:41Z Attorneys for a Mexican citizen set to be executed in Texas for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children say his life should be spared because he's a 'bipolar, brain-injured' person who was severely abused as a child.
Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt 2018-11-15T11:45:15Z 2018-11-14T05:18:35Z 2018-11-15T11:45:07Z After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor.
Mattis: War-trophy bells' return to help US, Philippine ties 2018-11-15T10:29:45Z 2018-11-15T01:19:21Z 2018-11-15T10:29:22Z Mattis: Returning three war-trophy church bells to the Philippines will help cement ties between the countries.
Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat 2018-11-15T09:10:29Z 2018-11-14T05:38:55Z 2018-11-15T09:10:29Z Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file. Storm: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy road near Memphis 2018-11-15T08:51:04Z 2018-11-14T22:09:01Z 2018-11-15T08:51:04Z Authorities: 2 dead, several hurt as tour bus overturns on icy highway ramp south of Memphis as storm rakes parts of South with sleet, light snow.
Accusers: 20-plus Ohio State staff knew concerns over doctor 2018-11-15T06:46:07Z 2018-11-14T22:09:05Z 2018-11-15T06:46:07Z Twenty-nine more plaintiffs have joined a lawsuit against Ohio State University by alumni who say they're victims of sexual misconduct by a team doctor. The Latest: Dead identified in bus crash near Memphis 2018-11-15T06:32:18Z 2018-11-14T21:48:56Z 2018-11-15T06:32:18Z A coroner says two people are dead, several others injured after tour bus overturns on on icy Mississippi highway ramp south of Memphis, Tennessee. Experts: California wildfire is deadliest in last 100 years 2018-11-15T06:31:47Z 2018-11-15T02:09:14Z 2018-11-15T06:31:47Z Experts say the wildfire burning in Northern California is the deadliest since 1918, when an estimated 1,000 people were killed in a fire that tore through northern Minnesota.
Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan 2018-11-15T06:31:27Z 2018-11-14T19:39:51Z 2018-11-15T06:31:27Z Numerous U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are calling for a formal repudiation of Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct over a long stretch of his career.
Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead 2018-11-15T06:10:44Z 2018-11-14T06:28:31Z 2018-11-15T06:10:44Z Five days after the deadliest wildfire in California history, more than 1,000 people were at more than a half-dozen shelters set up for evacuees.
The Latest: Outbreak of norovirus at wildfire shelter 2018-11-15T05:41:22Z 2018-11-14T16:07:01Z 2018-11-15T05:41:22Z 7:45 a.m. A fire official says fire crews aided by cooler weather and diminishing winds have managed to slow the spread of a massive Northern California blaze that killed at least 48 people.
3rd body found in Southern California fire zone 2018-11-15T03:13:25Z 2018-11-14T06:18:30Z 2018-11-15T03:13:25Z People are returning to some neighborhoods evacuated during the devastating Southern California wildfire but officials say the threat is far from over. Study: Weak reporting on missing, murdered Native women 2018-11-15T02:44:01Z 2018-11-14T17:58:56Z 2018-11-15T02:44:01Z A study released by a Native American non-profit says numerous police departments in cities nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women.
Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial 2018-11-15T02:10:52Z 2018-11-14T18:08:41Z 2018-11-15T02:10:53Z A U.S. judge has admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes.
Retired government worker revealed as $343M Powerball winner 2018-11-15T02:10:05Z 2018-11-14T20:08:45Z 2018-11-15T02:10:06Z A retired government worker from Harlem has been revealed as the winner of over $343 million in Powerball _ the biggest jackpot in New York state lottery history.
FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen 2018-11-15T01:35:17Z 2018-11-14T20:09:23Z 2018-11-15T01:35:17Z The FBI is examining additional surveillance video taken from an expanded area around the Wisconsin home where a couple was shot and killed and their 13-year-old daughter was apparently abducted.
Witness didn't hear officer order security guard to drop gun 2018-11-15T01:34:48Z 2018-11-14T19:13:11Z 2018-11-15T01:34:48Z Investigators say witnesses reported that a police officer repeatedly ordered a man to drop his gun before he was fatally shot outside a suburban Chicago bar where he worked as a security guard.
Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah 2018-11-15T01:31:12Z 2018-11-14T03:58:36Z 2018-11-15T01:31:07Z Former first lady Michelle Obama officially starts her national and international tour to promote her new book, 'Becoming,' by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls.
Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management 2018-11-15T01:23:36Z 2018-11-12T18:20:09Z 2018-11-15T01:23:37Z Scientists: Wind and drought to blame for deadly California wildfires, not forest management.
Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit 2018-11-15T00:20:09Z 2018-11-14T14:28:39Z 2018-11-15T00:20:05Z Lawyers alleging President Donald Trump's decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation was racially motivated are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case.
Child at center of Ohio mass killing is safe, family says 2018-11-14T23:32:21Z 2018-11-14T11:48:56Z 2018-11-14T23:32:22Z Authorities say prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years. From Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire 2018-11-14T23:26:44Z 2018-11-13T12:58:50Z 2018-11-14T23:26:44Z Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses.
'No remorse': Judge sends teen shooter to juvenile detention 2018-11-14T22:37:23Z 2018-11-14T16:20:18Z 2018-11-14T22:37:23Z An Indiana judge has ordered a 13-year-old boy to be the responsibility of the state juvenile court system until he's 18 for shooting his teacher and a classmate, saying he doesn't believe the teen's apology. Whitaker's failed renovation missed affordable housing goal 2018-11-14T22:08:54Z 2018-11-14T17:28:48Z 2018-11-14T22:08:54Z A city of Des Moines official says a failed apartment-rehabilitation project by acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was a missed opportunity to preserve affordable housing in a key neighborhood. New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger 2018-11-14T21:52:22Z 2018-11-12T13:08:58Z 2018-11-14T21:52:21Z New U.S. guidelines on exercise: Get kids active as young as 3 to avoid health problems later in life.
Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets 2018-11-14T21:22:24Z 2018-11-13T03:49:25Z 2018-11-14T21:22:24Z Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis. Postal Service's red ink for 12th year as letter mail drops 2018-11-14T20:40:10Z 2018-11-14T15:19:00Z 2018-11-14T20:40:08Z The U.S. Postal Service is reporting a financial loss for the 12th straight year, citing declining mail volume as well as the costs of its pension and health care obligations.
Funeral set for victim of Southern California mass shooting 2018-11-14T20:38:45Z 2018-11-14T20:32:35Z 2018-11-14T20:38:45Z Funerals are being scheduled for victims of last week's mass shooting in a Southern California bar. Democrat Harder upsets California GOP US Rep. Denham 2018-11-14T19:31:58Z 2018-11-14T02:38:19Z 2018-11-14T19:31:58Z Democrat Josh Harder has upset four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California's Central Valley farm belt.
State says permit for refinery near national park justified 2018-11-14T19:04:35Z 2018-11-13T19:12:09Z 2018-11-14T19:04:33Z Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its own concerns about a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park when it permitted the project earlier this year. US awards second border wall contract in Texas 2018-11-14T16:56:42Z 2018-11-14T15:48:52Z 2018-11-14T16:56:42Z The U.S. government has awarded a $167 million contract to build 8 miles of border wall in south Texas.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some