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05/19/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined another exclusive club, conducting only the second on-camera press briefing at the Department of De...
07:39, 05/19/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Police identify alleged gunman tackled by football coach at Oregon high school: reports Police identified the suspected gunman who was tackled by a football coach at an Oregon high school Friday as 18-year-old Angel Granados Dias who is a student at the school....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Hit-run driver dies weeks after killing teen; friends speculate she may have had Alzheimer's A 49-year-old woman from Staten Island, N.Y., died roughly three weeks after she was arrested for allegedly hitting a 14-year-old girl in Brooklyn and then driving away....
05:00, 05/19/2019

These dogs helped Parkland students cope with tragedy. They got their own yearbook page The 2019 yearbook of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, includes the photos of more than a dozen therapy and service dogs.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

Tornadoes skip through West Texas, Oklahoma as 1,400-mile line of storm slams nation's mid-section Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

Police: 7 shot, 3 with life-threatening wounds, at off-campus party near Indiana university A 19-year-old has been arrested in a shooting that injured seven people early Saturday at a party west of the Ball State University campus.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

1 dead, 8 injured in shooting at alcohol-fueled high school graduation party, police say Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

José Andrés: Fired cafeteria worker is 'hero' for giving lunch to student who couldn't pay José Andrés suggested Bonnie Kimball should work for his company. Kimball will not return to her old job, despite an offer of work and backpay.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

Bikers bring 30,000 meals to feed migrants at facility in New Mexico Las Cruces Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Daniels, the emergency operations commander on scene, said the donation was a welcome surprise.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

Early morning severe weather ramps up in central Texas Another round of severe weather is expected to continue Saturday as the storm system that spawned 30 preliminary tornado reports in Nebraska and Kansas on Friday and Friday night tracks eastward....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Fourth Circuit rules move to block DACA is illegal A federal appeals court has ruled that move to end program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children from deportation is illegal....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Suspect arrested after 7 people shot at house party near Ball State University A 19-year-old man was arrested several hours after at least seven people were shot early Saturday at a house party near Ball State University in Indiana, authorities said....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
03:13, 05/19/2019

School district tries to rehire fired N.H. lunch lady A New Hampshire lunch lady fired in March for feeding a student who did not have money to pay has been offered her job back, but she hasn't accepted the offer....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Former Oregon football star stops school shooting Keanon Lowe, a former wide receiver at the University of Oregon, tackled a student carrying a shotgun through the hallway at Parkrose High School in Portland....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Connecticut police arrest 52 drug suspects in massive sting The Waterbury Police Department launched "Operation: Raw Deal" last September, which netted 52 arrests, in response to an uptick in heroin overdoses and deaths in the community....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care....
02:26, 05/19/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
02:26, 05/19/2019

Prosecutors: Suspects distracted pregnant teen with a photo album before killing her A Chicago woman lured a pregnant 19-year-old mother into her home and distracted her with a photo album before strangling her and cutting out her unborn baby, court documents show....
02:13, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Strong winds in Arkansas down trees, cut power The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western part of the state....
00:39, 05/19/2019

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci The top civil rights organization for Sikhs in the United States says Nordstrom has apologized to the community for selling an $800 turban they found offensive, but they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it....
00:39, 05/19/2019

Suspect arrested in Detroit murder that sparked serial killer fears A 50-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in the murder of a Detroit woman whose body was found in a trash dumpster, a crime that touched off what police called a "horrible rumor" that a serial killer was lurking in the Motor City....
00:26, 05/19/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York ...
00:26, 05/19/2019

Hundreds of migrants to be flown to California in as many as 3 flights a week, officials say Hundreds of migrant families will be flown to California in as many as three flights a week as U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to struggle with the growing number of illegals crossing into the U.S., officials said....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
23:39, 05/18/2019

New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired for providing student free meal declines job offer, back pay The New Hampshire school cafeteria worker that was fired after providing a student with a free lunch has declined the food vendor’s offer to rehire her with back pay....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Former CIA officer sentenced to 20 years for disclosing state secrets to Chinese for $25G An ex-CIA officer was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for revealing military secrets to China and potentially seeking to expose human assets who were once his responsibility....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Woman accused of killing pregnant teen, cutting baby from womb faked pregnancy: prosecutors Chicago prosecutors have revealed new details in the gruesome killing of a young pregnant woman and the theft of her baby from her womb, according to a report Saturday....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Central US braces for severe storms, flash flooding as some parts see tornado warnings States throughout the Central U.S. and parts of the Midwest are bracing for extreme weather this weekend as they expect to see severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and tornadoes...
23:39, 05/18/2019

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding....
23:39, 05/18/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Texas, Oklahoma brace for large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
17:39, 05/18/2019

'Somebody out there wants to hurt us': 3 arsons at 2 Jewish centers in 1 week rattles Boston suburbs Three arsons in one week in suburbs outside of Boston have put Jewish the Jewish community and others on edge.        ...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft....
16:26, 05/18/2019

40 million people under severe weather threats in the Midwest. Dozens of tornadoes reported If you're in the Midwest, you can wave goodbye to warm weather -- at least for now. A messy weekend of heavy rain, strong winds and large hail awaits some states in the region....
16:26, 05/18/2019

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders....
13:52, 05/18/2019

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
13:52, 05/18/2019

A Stolen Letter Written by Alexander Hamilton in 1780 Resurfaces The letter, taken by a Massachusetts Archives employee more than 70 years ago, was discovered by a researcher at an auction house in Virginia. It is valued at least $25,000....
13:52, 05/18/2019

Documentary focuses on foster care system The co-directors of the new HBO documentary "Foster" say the U.S. foster care system is "misunderstood" -- and they're hoping to change that. (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Ravi Patel's acting evolution Ravi Patel says he started out thinking of entertainment as just another business, but says he's now taking an "artful approach" to acting. He appears in the new comedy "Long Shot." (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Daniel Wu mixes acting and architecture Daniel Wu is mixing acting with architecture. The star of just-completed AMC series "Into the Badlands" has returned in recent years to the subject he studied at university, designing homes for friends and family. (May 17)     &#...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Applegate and Cardellini's 'Facts of Life' Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini have fond memories of "The Facts of Life," the 1980s sitcom that's featured in their new Netflix series "Dead to Me." (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Science lessons for 'Big Bang' stars "The Big Bang Theory" stars Kevin Sussman and Simon Helberg say acting on the just-ended show didn't exactly turn them into science geeks. (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Daniel Wu's unusual journey to movie stardom Daniel Wu took an unconventional path to becoming a major movie star in Asia. The "Into The Badlands" star grew up in California and got his first commercial gig while finishing university in Hong Kong. (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Snow, Wise, Rodriguez find 'Someone Great' Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise and Gina Rodriguez say they all found "Someone Great" among their own co-stars on the Netflix romantic comedy. (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

College Board CEO defends SAT 'adversity score,' tells underprivileged students, 'We can see you' College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”...
11:13, 05/18/2019

Crashed F-16's live ammunition safely detonated, officials say Unexploded weaponry aboard an F-16 fighter jet that crashed into the roof of a commercial building in Riverside County, Calif., on Thursday was safely detonated near the crash site Friday, military officials said....
11:13, 05/18/2019

Chemical plant fire closes Pulaski Skyway near New York City: reports Traffic on a major roadway near New York City was closed in both directions Friday night after fire at a chlorine plant in New Jersey send a huge plume of dark smoke into the sky....
11:13, 05/18/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
07:39, 05/18/2019

'Dreams do come true': 90-year-old woman will get her degree at college graduation ceremony Dorismae Weber,90, will walk at UNR's graduation, 45 years after graduating and after a life as a trailblazer including as part of "League of Their Own" team        ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

AP Top Stories May 17 P Here's the latest for Friday, May 17th: The U.S. agrees to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada; Democrats in the House pass LGBT anti-discrimination bill; Missouri approves strict abortion law; New lion exhibit opens at New Orleans Audub...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Baby sloth gets slow, but loving, care from mother A newborn sloth at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is getting a loving, but slow, welcome to the world from its mother. The zoo says the two-toed sloth was born May 14 to a sloth named Chalupa, who is a first-time mom. (May 17)  &...
07:00, 05/18/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Court weighs Trump plan to fund border wall build A federal judge in Oakland heard arguments Friday in two lawsuits seeking to block the White House from building a wall on the Mexico border with billions of dollars secured under President Trump's declaration of a national emergency. (May 17) ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Violent weather: Hail, winds, tornadoes begin hammering swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
06:26, 05/18/2019

Prosecutors say NYC policewoman sought murder of her husband and 14-year-old girl A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl, court documents showed....
06:26, 05/18/2019

Ex-Oregon football star stops armed student at Oregon school A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured....
05:52, 05/18/2019

Authorities say crashed fighter jet had standard weapons A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Texas officer fired after shooting black man in traffic stop A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Football coach tackles would-be gunman at Oregon high school: reports A high school football and track coach and former college football star at the University of Oregon tackled a gunman on Friday at the Parkrose High School in Portland before any shots were fired....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Why New Yorkers mock Bill de Blasio New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's longshot presidential campaign rollout was greeted on Thursday morning with a loud and persistent round of Bronx cheers from police union protesters, a bitter welcome from old rivals eager to dampen his new endeavor....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Severe weather outbreak underway as storms erupt over central U.S. All modes of severe weather will be possible Friday through the weekend as a vigorous storm system plows into the central United States threatening at least 18 states and over 40 millions residents....
03:39, 05/18/2019

Stormy Daniels settles lawsuit with Michael Cohen, former lawyer Keith Davidson Adult film actor Stormy Daniels settled her lawsuit against her former lawyer that accused him of colluding with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer while representing her....
03:39, 05/18/2019

Court: Kentucky university failed to obey open-records law Kentucky's flagship university failed to obey the state's open-records law when it refused to provide a campus newspaper with documents pertaining to a sexual misconduct investigation, an appeals court ruled Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

College Board says adversity context rewards resourcefulness Administrators of the SAT college admissions test say considering scores in the context of where a student went to high school will let colleges identify resourceful students they might otherwise overlook....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Prosecutor: Mom plotted to kill pregnant woman, steal baby A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
01:39, 05/18/2019

New York seizes state's oldest credit union after ex-CEO's embezzlement plea New York's top financial regulator on Friday seized the state's oldest credit union, Municipal Credit Union, saying it suffered from "unsafe and unsound" conditions after its former chief executive pleaded guilty to embezzlement....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

California utility in big 2015 gas leak had failed to probe leaks for decades The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas storage facility, according to a state report released on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said....
01:39, 05/18/2019

U.S. hog producers cheer easing of tariff fight with Mexico American farmers cheered news of a reduced tariff war with Mexico, especially hog producers who have seen the price for their pork fall below cost of production....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Ken Loach returns to Cannes Two-time Palme D'or winner Ken Loach premieres his latest film "Sorry We Missed You" at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 17)        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, beloved meme star, dies at age 7: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Grumpy died from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Wrongful death lawsuit against Tiger Woods faces stiff challenge because of 'habitual drunkard' law A Florida law requiring proof that a "habitual drunkard'' was knowingly served alcohol is at the heart of the lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his bar.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Thoughtful and inexpensive graduation gifts If you’re having a hard time deciding what to get a recent grad, look no further! Here are a few effective items that won’t break the bank.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Fashion Watch: 'Rocketman' lands in Cannes Elton John brought sparkle to his tuxedo at Cannes 2019 but it was Deepika Padukone who turned up the style volume to 11. Priyanka Chopra eluded Hollywood glamour and Bella Hadid brought ruffles to the red carpet. (May 17)     &#...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Girl narrowly misses being hit by car Dash cam video shows an elementary school child almost get hit by a car as she crosses the street to catch her school bus.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Trump on Mayor Pete on stage with husband: ‘I think it’s great’ Though critical of Mayor Pete, Trump decided on a softer tone in a sit down interview with the Fox News show, “The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton.”        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Memorial Day 2019: Here's what's open and closed on the Monday, May 27 holiday This year, Memorial day is Monday, May 27. Why is it a holiday? Will mail be delivered? This is what's open and closed in 2019.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

A prosecutor ridiculed a couple's patron saint. So a court reversed their drug convictions A prosecutor lambasted defendants for worshiping the patron saint of narcotraffickers, "Jesús Malverde." Saint also is known as angel of the poor.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Madden flattered to be involved in Bond conversation At the press conference for Elton John biopic "Rocketman" in Cannes, Scottish actor Richard Madden, who is being tipped as the next James Bond, says "it's flattering to be involved in that conversation." (May 17)       ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Blue moon is coming Saturday night to a sky near you A Blue Moon is coming this weekend. And it's not the craft beer nor Amazon's new spaceship, both of which have appropriated the name.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (May 17)     ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

'You're going to have to smoke me,' victim said before being killed A woman was charged with fatally shooting a man after he refused to spend his entire $200 to buy drugs from her.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Legendary Navy SEAL has served his country for decades William McRaven has played a key role in thousands of dangerous missions abroad, including commanding the one that killed Osama bin Laden        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

'Extraordinary': Almost 1/4 of West Antarctic ice is now 'unstable' More unsettling news from the bottom of the world. Almost one-quarter of the ice in the West Antarctic ice sheet has been classified as "unstable."        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Cops tried to provoke violence with profanity-laced traffic stop, lawsuit says Two Atlantic City Police officers with disciplinary histories are being sued by men who claim their civil rights were violated during a traffic stop.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Virginia US attorney: AG Barr's trip to El Salvador sends 'strong message' to MS-13 Attorney General William Barr is currently in El Salvador to discuss a crackdown on crime flowing into the United States, and Eastern District of Virginia U.S. Attorney Zach Terwilliger has argued that the trip issues a "strong message" to gangs like...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Trump says Iran, too, may be confused about war signals President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that "life is precious" in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama....
23:26, 05/17/2019

MS-13 gang tied to beating, stabbing of Maryland girl, 14: police A 14-year-old girl was killed with a machete and a baseball bat after MS-13 gang members turned on an associate "In extremely violent behavior,” Maryland police said....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in '16 shooting rampage The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has been sentenced to 30 years in prison....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Man sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and family over net neutrality rollback A California man was sentenced to more than a year and a half in federal prison Friday for threatening to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the rollback of Obama-era net neutrality regulations....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Prosecutor: Mom and daughter strangled pregnant Chicago teen A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Site of F-16 crash, including freeway, remains off-limits A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
23:26, 05/17/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
23:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified a man who they say exchanged gunfire with police this week, leading to his death ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Rep. Adam Schiff: U.S. not doing enough to protect journalists Eight months after Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, U.S. lawmakers and press freedom advocates renewed calls for justice....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say....
23:00, 05/17/2019

How Grumpy Cat Charmed Fans With Her Famous Scowl Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity because of her upset facial expression, died from complications that arose from a urinary tract infection. She was 7....
23:00, 05/17/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
23:00, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s Embracing A one-year “breakout” period — a time limit on Iran’s ability to build a nuclear bomb — was at the heart of the 2015 accord that the U.S. left in May 2018....
23:00, 05/17/2019

What Trump Got Wrong on the Investigations Into Michael Flynn The president said he could not have known Mr. Flynn was under investigation. But Mr. Flynn himself revealed it to a top Trump aide, and others warned Mr. Trump about him....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan President Donald Trump on Friday acknowledged he would need some support from Democrats to support his immigration and border agenda, even as opponents soundly rejected his latest proposals as the immigration issue heats up ahead of the 2020 U.S. ele...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Former 'slave' in New York sex cult says founder ordered naked meetings The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women testified at his criminal trial on Friday....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Utility failed to probe gas leaks at Aliso Canyon before 2015 accident: state report A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in California before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility more than $1 billion and generated hundreds of la...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Detroit police deny 'serial killer' rumors sparked by woman's murder Detroit police on Friday assured residents of the Motor City that despite rumors on social media they were not aware of a serial killer roaming the downtown streets that they had kept secret from the public....
23:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. agrees to lift tariffs on steel, aluminum for Canada, Mexico The United States agreed Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum in Canada and Mexico in exchange for their pledges to stop Chinese steel from circumventing U.S. tax penalties by entering through their borders....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
20:52, 05/17/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Michigan study: Consumer sentiment this month hits 15-year high A new study Friday said U.S. consumer sentiment has risen to its highest level in 15 years, introducing some positive economic news after negative figures for retail sales this month....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Republicans announce record haul; Barack Obama helps Democrats The Republican National Committee said it raised a record amount of money in April -- nearly $16 million -- and is approaching $62 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal cycle....
20:52, 05/17/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Study: African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Investigation: Former Ohio State Dr. Richard Strauss abused 177 students A former Ohio State University doctor sexually abused at least 177 former students over two decades, an independent investigatory report released Friday concludes....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Dow erases 204-point drop on strong consumer sentiment, US lifting steel tariffs Stocks recovered most of their earlier losses on Friday as the release of stronger sentiment data and the U.S. removing some tariffs overshadowed U.S.-China trade worries....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns last month. But Mnuchin has refused to release the president's returns to Congress....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Japan ends longstanding trade restrictions on American beef, setting stage for exports to grow Japan has agreed to lift longstanding restrictions on American beef exports, clearing the way for product to enter the market regardless of age, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Second U.S. appeals court rules Trump cannot end protections for 'Dreamers' A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump cannot end a program that shielded from deportation immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, the second time the administration has lost an appeal on the issue....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Filing: Persons in Trump circle, Congress asked Michael Flynn about disrupting Russia probe Former national security adviser Michael Flynn received said people linked to the Trump administration and Congress tried to interfere with the Justice Department's Russia investigation, a new filing shows....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump delays U.S. tariffs on foreign autos, parts for 6 months President Donald Trump on Friday delayed imposing U.S. auto tariffs for foreign exporters by six months, but directed his administration to continue investigating trade imbalances and unfair practices....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the November 2020 elections, despite their opposition to his latest plan to overhaul the current system....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Police release dashcam footage of head-on crash that left 2 'critical' Police in Southern California released dashcam video of a violent head-on crash on a street south of Los Angeles on Monday that left two people hospitalized in critical condition....
14:39, 05/17/2019

ICE to hire contractor to transport 225,000 migrants to shelters across the US The Trump administration is looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country over the next five years as they wait for their asylum claim...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Body of West Virginia teen, 15, found in mountain area; mother's boyfriend arrested A West Virginia man was arrested in connection to the death of 15-year-old Riley Crossman after police discovered her “decomposed body” in a rural mountain area Thursday morning....
14:39, 05/17/2019

College Board president pushing 'adversity score' is same man behind controversial Common Core program The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Trump more cautious than his top advisers on Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
14:39, 05/17/2019

New York sex cult trial continues with daughter of a former leader The daughter of a former leader of an alleged New York sex cult is set to testify on Friday at the trial of its founder, who is accused of forcing women into sex, urging them to starve themselves and having some branded with his initials....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Woman killed by a policeman after saying she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney says The woman shot by a Baytown, Texas, policeman after telling the officer she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney Ben Crump said Thursday....
12:13, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse near March Air Reserve Base in California The crash happened as the pilot was landing following a routine training mission, March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Holliday said.        ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)        ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Emergency rush hour landing on Florida highway A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on an Interstate 4 on-ramp just north of Orlando. Nobody was hurt. (May 17)     &#...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Witness: Inmate prays, sings during execution A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago prayed and sang hymns as he was put to death Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. Don Johnson, 68, was executed via lethal injection for the 1984 suffocation of his wife, Connie Johnson. (May 17)  &#...
12:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries....
11:52, 05/17/2019

College Scholarships Hit With Big Tax Increases in New Tax Law Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the sweeping tax overhaul of 2017 that has resulted in unintended tax bill increases....
11:52, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
11:26, 05/17/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
11:26, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
11:26, 05/17/2019

12 exposed to debris, pilot safe after F-16 hits warehouse A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Some San Franciscans now living on the bay as housing crunch sends them to boats, barges San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the pop star. (May 16)       ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

'Water is what's killing people': Hurricanes could cause catastrophic flooding in Florida Floodwater forecasts and warnings are rising to the forefront among emergency managers across the Southeast.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
11:13, 05/17/2019

2019 hurricane names: Is your name on the list? The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. Is your name Andrea, Fernand or Sebastien? If so, there's a storm with your moniker.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes near March Air Reserve Base in California; pilot safely ejects The crash happened as the pilot was landing following a routine training mission, March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Holliday said.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Kitten recovers after being sprayed with hard foam A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Renee Zellweger on 'Judy': 'We were all in love' Renee Zellweger says she and her co-stars were celebrating Judy Garland every day on set while making the upcoming biopic "Judy": "We were all in love." (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter crashes into warehouse, pilot ejects A pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California. The pilot wasn't hurt. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

'Our mosques are their mosques': Muslims invite fellow Americans to Open Mosque Day Ahmadiyya Muslims across the country will open their mosques to neighbors of all backgrounds Saturday, featuring Ramadan traditions and conversations.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

A Nebraska farmer couldn't call for help with his leg stuck in machinery. He reached for his pocket knife Kurt Kaser was unloading corn last month when he got out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the grain hopper opening.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Today in History, May 17 Highlights of Today in History: Brown vs. Board of Education ends separate but equal; Watergate hearings begin; NYSE is born; First Kentucky Derby. (May 17)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Trump mocks de Blasio's presidential candidacy U.S. President Donald Trump went on Twitter to mock New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday, after de Blasio announced that he's running for the Democratic presidential nomination. (May 17)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Montford Point Marines recall segregated Corps Before the U.S. military desegregated, black men who wanted to serve in the Marines had to get their training at a North Carolina base opened specifically for them. (May 17)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
08:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
08:52, 05/17/2019

F-16 pilot ejects before jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, the pilot ejected and five people on the ground were reported injured, military officials s...
07:13, 05/17/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
06:00, 05/17/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
06:00, 05/17/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
04:00, 05/17/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a Utah man with an extensive criminal record....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran President Donald Trump said Thursday that he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

School criticized for actor's Arab headwear in safety drill A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Renowned architect I.M. Pei dead at 102 I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, after declining to make any last-minute appeals in the hours preceding his execu...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Retrial planned for Delaware man who broke thumb off $4.5M terracotta warrior statue Federal prosecutors said Thursday they plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted to breaking off a thumb of a $4.5 million ancient terra cotta warrior statue....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
03:52, 05/17/2019

Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, a law enforcement official and her legal team said....
03:26, 05/17/2019

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawyer representing unsecured creditors in the U.S. commonwealth's bankruptcy, said on Thursday....
03:26, 05/17/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
03:26, 05/17/2019

F-16 pilot safely ejects after jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, but the pilot safely ejected and no injuries were reported, a base spokesman said....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of quadruple murder in 1997 A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted, along with his friend, of killing his friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
03:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this costly and frustrating issue....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Administration's uneven handling of Iran intelligence leaves some in Congress fuming Republican Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, who chairs the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been briefed by the Trump administration about the escalating tensions with Iran....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
02:13, 05/17/2019

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jews. Then people hunted for hate online The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes update of 737 Max software cited in deadly crashes Boeing announced Thursday that it has completed a software update for its 737 Max planes, which have been grounded globally after a pair of deadly crashes....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Woodstock, Oprah, Clooney Woodstock 50 is back on; Oprah Winfrey talks about freedom of movement at Statue of Liberty museum launch; George Clooney opens up about his motorbike crash. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning: 'I'm just not going to comply' Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak English and pass a civics exam prior to admission. (Ma...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 P Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed as baby is cut from her womb; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for pres...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Hurricane director looks ahead to 2019 season National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17)       ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as president, she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abort...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
00:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
23:39, 05/16/2019

In nod to 2020, Trump pitches U.S. immigration overhaul President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that faces an uphill battle in Congress but gives Trump ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
23:39, 05/16/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump says merit-based immigration plan will be 'envy of the modern world' President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled a new merit-based immigration system he described as benefiting American workers and asylum seekers with a "legitimate" claim....
23:00, 05/16/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement Wednesday night....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter released from Georgia hospital Doctors released former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter from a Georgia hospital Thursday, his non-profit organization said....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Employers Could Lose Thousands of Workers as the Government Examines Work Documents The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
22:52, 05/16/2019

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals embrace....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
21:00, 05/16/2019

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Pelosi Raises Impeachment as a Way to Break Trump’s Information Stonewall Speaker Nancy Pelosi, facing President Trump’s blanket denial of documents and witnesses, said Thursday that an impeachment inquiry would aid House investigations....
21:00, 05/16/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
21:00, 05/16/2019

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
20:13, 05/16/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying its marketing of the drug has fueled the crisis in the United States....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning to ask court to quash new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, facing a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks, will ask a federal court on Thursday to quash the subpoena, a spokesman for her legal team said....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Rapper Pras plugs his album while proclaiming innocence in election fraud case Former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel appeared in court on Thursday and told reporters he is innocent of criminal charges that he conspired to funnel foreign funds into Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election, while also plugging his upco...
20:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
18:39, 05/16/2019

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epidemic that might wipe out hundreds of millions of hogs....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air registration updates and don't mind spending an extra $500 to $800....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee....
16:13, 05/16/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
16:13, 05/16/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat in crowded 2020 White House field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
16:13, 05/16/2019

California Law Says He Isn’t a Murderer. Prosecutors Disagree. When lawmakers said accomplices are not as culpable for a death as the actual killer, Neko Wilson was the first person released. Now he may go back to jail....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Woman finds owner of ring lost years ago -- in time for Mother's Day An Oregon woman reportedly launched an exhaustive search earlier this month after finding an engagement ring in the front-seat tray of her daughter’s Subaru, which was freshly back from the auto shop. And just in time for Mother’s Day, she got the ri...
13:52, 05/16/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Tim Piazza....
13:52, 05/16/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea's leader in Vietnam....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Body of woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant is found in Chicago, authorities say A body found on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified as that a 19-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant when she vanished three weeks ago, according to reports....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have died after being detained by the Border Patrol since December....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Case against former Green Beret in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death will proceed to court-martial The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wednesday....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Police: Pregnant woman's baby cut from womb after her murder A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled. (May 16)        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Authorities: crop-dusters collide, 2 pilots killed Two small crop-dusting planes collided in midair and crashed into a Northern California rice field Wednesday, killing both pilots, according to the Sutter County Sheriff's Office. (May 16)        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Officer, firefighter injured in Wisconsin shooting A police officer and a firefighter were injured in a shooting in Appleton, Wisconsin and several others were hospitalized. Appleton police Officer Meghan Cash didn't say if a suspect was caught, but she said there is no threat to the community. ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Alaska crews recover larger crashed plane Responders in Ketchikan, Alaska recovered the wreckage of the larger of the two planes that collided this week, according to federal accident investigators. It was lifted onto a barge. Officials say recovering the smaller plane will take longer. (May...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Woman wins $1.3 million 'gift of a lifetime' after checking Mother's Day lottery ticket Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 16th: Trump to introduce new immigration plan; Alabama's governor signs abortion bill; Police officer and firefighter shot in Appleton, Wisconsin; Alaska crews recover larger of two planes that collided an...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Zombie killer Bill Murray 'doing a public service' Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray share their "pride" at killing zombies in Jim Jarmusch's new "The Dead Don't Die," which opened this year's Cannes Film Festival. (May 16)        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Foods that can be poisonous to pets Instagram star, Hamlin The Frenchie, breaks down the do's and don'ts of eating human food.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Anjelica Huston: 'I don't want to be an example to anyone' No apologies from actress Anjelica Huston following her recent "politically incorrect" comments about acting contemporaries. (May 16)        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Futures lower as US-China trade tensions return U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Treasury yields tick lower as US-China trade war escalates U.S. government debt prices ticked higher Thursday after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology....
10:39, 05/16/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles on small boats....
08:52, 05/16/2019

'You don't know my name': A Texas deputy tried to arrest the wrong black man, viral video shows A Texas deputy tried to arrest a black man after mistaking him for a wanted fugitive, a viral video of alleged racial profiling shows.        ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Today in History for May 16th Highlights of this day in history: President Andrew Johnson survives a key vote at his Senate trial after his impeachment; First Oscars are presented; Actor Henry Fonda born; Singer Sammy Davis, Jr. and Muppets creator Jim Henson die. (May 16) ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

AP Exclusive: Europe’s far-right wooing the young Europe’s far-right parties are fielding candidates in their 20s and early 30s to appeal to the young. And they are using aggressive social media campaigns playing on themes favored by white supremacists in the U.S. (May 16)    &...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining A gold rush in Peru's Tambopata province transformed the Amazonian wilderness into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. Security forces came and went; illegal miners scattered and returned. Then Peru announced a new approach, to stay...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Ford recalls Fusions, Rangers over glitch causing them to shift out of park Ford Motor on Wednesday recalled more than 270,000 Fusions and Rangers after receiving reports of a glitch with the transmission causing the vehicles to shift out of park and roll away....
08:39, 05/16/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
08:39, 05/16/2019

North Carolina accuses JUUL of targeting children in lawsuit North Carolina filed a lawsuit against JUUL on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting children in its marketing and failing to clearly state the risks associated with the product....
08:39, 05/16/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a threat to national security....
08:39, 05/16/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
08:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. orders suspension of all flights to Venezuela All flights between the United States and Venezuela were suspended indefinitely, the Department of Homeland Security's secretary announced Wednesday....
08:39, 05/16/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Facial Recognition Is ‘Psychologically Unhealthy,’ City Supervisor Says San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by the police and other agencies on Tuesday. The city is one of the first to block this tool....
05:39, 05/16/2019

A Single Mother Landed a NASA Internship. But Houston Was a Problem. India Jackson, a doctoral student in physics, landed a coveted NASA internship in Houston. Within 24 hours, a GoFundMe campaign raised enough money to make it possible....
05:39, 05/16/2019

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom Thirty years later, few issues have defined Donald J. Trump’s presidency more than his love for tariffs — and on few issues has he been more unswerving....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Senate’s Churn of Confirmations Brings Complaints of a ‘Legislative Graveyard’ Critics say the emphasis on judicial and administration nominations has derailed the Senate’s legislative agenda — and diminished the legacy of the chamber....
05:39, 05/16/2019

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
05:39, 05/16/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
04:39, 05/16/2019

The new McLaren GT is a supercar designed for comfort and speed British supercar company McLaren makes great sports cars. They're fast, loud, responsive and they look like spaceships. But, unlike Ferrari or Aston Martin, the company has never really made a grand touring car that's designed for comfort as well as ...
04:39, 05/16/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congress before the Memorial Day recess....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
04:39, 05/16/2019

Fact-checking Biden's claim the '94 crime bill didn't cause mass incarceration During a campaign event in Nashua, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden was asked about the 1994 crime bill he helped write as a Senator from Delaware. The question posed to Biden concerned the impact the bill had o...
04:39, 05/16/2019

First on CNN: TSA to deploy hundreds, including air marshals, to border The Transportation Security Administration plans to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, according to an internal email obtained by CNN....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Window washers rescued after their out-of-control lift slammed into building Emergency crews rescued two window washers Wednesday who were trapped in a material lift basket that was spinning out of control and slamming into the side of Oklahoma City's tallest building....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Veteran killed on Appalachian Trail used outdoors to cope with PTSD Ronald Sanchez's hike along the Appalachian Trail was among the outdoor activities that helped lift him from the "darkness" of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder that followed deployments in the US Army, his sister said Tuesday....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Dallas police execute search warrant at Catholic diocese Dallas police on Wednesday were searching the headquarters and other properties of the Texas Catholic diocese, Catholic Diocese of Dallas spokeswoman Annette Gonzales Taylor confirmed....
04:39, 05/16/2019

He told her to be 'nicer' and she pushed him off a bus, authorities say. He died a month later Las Vegas police released video of a woman pushing a 74-year-old man off a bus, asking witnesses to come forward and describe the alleged murder.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

El Niño may lessen number of Atlantic hurricanes this season In early April, CSU's Tropical Meteorology Project predicted 13 named storms and five hurricanes, two of which would strengthen into major hurricanes.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Remembering Kendrick Castillo Remembering Kendrick Castillo during a memorial ceremony held May 15, 2019 in Highlands Ranch, Colo.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Steam game-streaming app debuts on iPhone and iPad, a year after controversy The introduction of Steam Link on Apple devices is a surprise after an episode in May 2018 in which Valve, Steam's parent company, publicly said that Apple's App Store had rejected the app for "business conflicts."...
03:13, 05/16/2019

Democrats warn Trump against war with Iran The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war with Iran and lawmakers in both parties demanded more information on the administration's strategy...
02:26, 05/16/2019

At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee" A California coffee chain is serving an ultra rare, award-winning Panamanian coffee at $75 a cup. It's said to be the most expensive coffee in the world. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Historic JFK terminal turned into a luxury hotel The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Clooney's still joking about playing Batman George Clooney joked about his 'Batman' days flashing before his eyes, after a motorcycle accident, while shooting Hulu's 'Catch 22.' (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Pilot escapes NYC helicopter after crash landing A helicopter that crashed into the Hudson River near a busy NYC heliport Wednesday and partially sank, was pulled from the water. New York City officials said the pilot was able to escape, and was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. (May...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Jayme Closs honored by Wisconsin Assembly A 13-year-old teenager who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored by state lawmakers as a "hometown hero." (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

'Zombie raccoon' sightings: They stagger, show their teeth and may have glowing eyes Chicago-area officials have repeatedly warned locals of raccoons infected with the distemper virus, which can cause the animals to act like "zombies."        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
02:26, 05/16/2019

2,000 at service for teen school shooting hero About 2,000 people filled a large church in suburban Denver to honor a student killed while trying to stop one of two gunmen at his Colorado school. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Weiner visits his probation officer Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has visited his probation officer a day after leaving a halfway house following his prison sentence for illegal contact with a 15-year-old girl. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 15 P Here are the top stories for Wed., May 15th: Ala. bill to outlaw abortions signed by governor; Pilot escapes serious injury in NYC chopper crash; Divide over Iran grows between the U.S. and Europe, Eiffel Tower celebrates a birthday.   ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Veteran married 'the angel he needed' hours before dying of rare liver cancer As health complications piled on, Tristin's parents prayed for someone to brighten his days. Tianna was the "angel he needed," his stepmom said.        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Police search Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Authorities conducted a search of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas offices and a storage unit following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby Southern pudu at the LA Zoo after one of its members, Haechan. On Wednesday, Haechan took selfies with his namesake. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

'Now it’s time for us to live for him': Thousands remember Colorado school shooting victim The service for Kendrick Castillo, who was an off-road vehicle enthusiast, featured a procession of more than 600 Jeeps.        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will enter the 2020 presidential race: NBC News Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, will officially enter the 2020 race for president Thursday morning, NBC News reported Wednesday, citing a spokesperson for De Blasio....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signs into law the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation Alabama's Republican Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday that she had signed into law a bill that bans doctors from performing abortions during any stage of pregnancy, punishable with up to 99 years in prison....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Houston Ship Channel reopens to two-way traffic after wreckage removed The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Wednesday to two-way traffic after salvage crews removed two gasoline barges damaged in a weekend collision with a deep-draft vessel, officials said....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Teen suspects in Colorado school shooting formally charged; case sealed Two teenagers accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding eight others at a Denver-area high school last week were formally charged on Wednesday in a case that the presiding judge has put under seal....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York, injuring two A helicopter that fell short of its landing pad crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday, injuring two people, police and fire officials said....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million border wall contract The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for the border wall in Arizona....
23:39, 05/15/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service Peace Officers' Memorial Day pays tribute to the 228 local, state, and federal police officers who died in the line of duty in 2018.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Teen charged in Colorado shooting in court One of two teens charged in the deadly attack on a suburban Denver school has appeared in court after being charged with multiple counts of murder, theft and arson in the attack. (May 15)        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Elderly man dies after being shoved off Vegas bus Las Vegas police have released surveillance footage of a 74-year-old man with a walker being shoved off a public bus in hopes of locating witnesses. The man died a month later. A woman has been charged with murder. (May 15)     &...
22:26, 05/15/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

16-year-old charged as an adult in deadly Colorado school shooting A 16-year-old suspect in last week's deadly shooting rampage at a suburban Denver high school will be tried as an adult, prosecutors said Wednesday.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

High school student's graduation cap sends people to a list of school shooting victims One high school student decorated her graduation cap with a QR code that led people to a list of high school shooting victims.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

How police stumbled upon traveling carnival worker suspected of killing 3 Investigation into James Michael Wright spanned three states. Wright is charged with killing two women and a teenager in a span of 18 days.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Trump honors fallen officers at Capitol ceremony Hailing "the heroes of law enforcement," President Donald Trump honored the 228 officers who died in the line of duty last year in an address to the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 5)    ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)      ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

An 'adventurous' great white shark has surfaced off Delaware Cabot, a great white shark, has arrived in Delaware Bay, says shark-tracking organization OCEARCH said.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

'Lock the doors': Comedian's 'Middle Eastern' joke at Florida comedy club prompts 911 call Comedian Ahmed Ahmed says he's no terrorist, and the Off The Hook Comedy Club in Naples is welcoming him back for an encore performance.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Georgetown to expel student after he sues over its handling of college admissions probe Georgetown moved to dismiss Adam Semprevivo, a student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000, who is suing the school        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Farmer amputates own leg to escape machine A Nebraska farmer is recovering after cutting off his own leg with a pocket knife to save himself from a piece of farm equipment he was caught in. (May 15)        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

8-year-old thinking he has a toy gun accidentally shoots mom at baseball game A woman is in critical condition after she was accidentally shot by her son at a baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher explains.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Cruise goers recount word of Alaska plane crash Passengers on the Royal Princess cruise ship say the mood was somber after hearing word of the collision of two float planes that killed six people, including five passengers from the ship. They spoke when the ship docked in Juneau, Alaska. (May 15) ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Gallup: Most Americans favor popular vote over Electoral College Most Americans would like to see the Constitution amended to change the way presidents are elected every four years -- doing away with the Electoral College and taking the winner of the popular vote, a new study says....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
21:13, 05/15/2019

In photos: Highlights from Washington, D.C., the week of May 13, 2019 A House of Representatives committee holds a hearing on the safety of the Boeing 737 Max 8. Demonstrators push for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Trump hosts a White House iftar in honor of Ramadan and welcomes Hungary's Prim...
21:13, 05/15/2019

U.S. declines to support Christchurch Call for Action The White House said it will not back a global call to combat extremism, an effort spearheaded by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern two months after a deadly attack at two mosques....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Texas woman pleads guilty in Kansas fair vendors' deaths A Texas woman has admitted to her role in the deaths of a couple who were killed at a Kansas fair after one suspect ordered the killings as part of a "carnival mafia" initiation....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality A minister has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman who was on her way to work as a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher....
21:00, 05/15/2019

'Highly regarded' Boston surgeon accused of striking 3 pedestrians in drunken hit-and-run A Boston doctor described by his employer as “a highly regarded senior vascular surgeon” is now accused of driving drunk and hitting three pedestrians – and then fleeing the scene....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Medical examiner: Chokehold triggered Eric Garner's death A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer's chokehold set into motion "a lethal sequence of events" that led to his death five years ago....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Mexico Beach still in ruins as next hurricane season looms In less than two weeks, hurricane season officially gets underway, yet Mexico Beach is still struggling to rebuild and parts of the once idyllic beach resort remain a debris-cluttered wasteland. ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Florida mom, 2 children die after she runs back into burning building to save save them: officials A Florida mother and her two children are dead after police say she heroically ran back into a burning building to try and save them early Wednesday morning....
21:00, 05/15/2019

US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927 Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation's second-longest river while most of the country is nearly drought-free....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Colorado school shooting hero who was shot twice called mom while subduing gunman The Colorado high school student who helped tackle one of the attackers last week during a shooting at a suburban Denver school said Tuesday he placed a call while holding down one of the gunmen: to his mother....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Arizona woman smothers mom, places bottle of gin on body, court documents say An Arizona woman had contemplated killing her mother years before smothering her with a pillow on Monday and setting a bottle of gin on the dead body, court documents said....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Houston Ship Channel traffic could reopen Wednesday as barges' removal begins Salvage crews began removing two gasoline barges damaged in a weekend collision with a deep-draft vessel, setting the stage for two-way traffic to reopen in the Houston Ship Channel on Wednesday, officials said....
20:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China and other trading partners, a spokesman for the agency...
20:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/15/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ohio anti-abortion law The American Civil Liberties Union, its Ohio branch and Planned Parenthood on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that they say could ban abortion as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 percentage points since he entered the race in late April, according to a monthly Reuters/Ipsos poll....
20:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to abor...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Georgetown student sues school over U.S. college admissions bribery scandal A Georgetown University undergraduate whose father pleaded guilty to a bribery-related charge in the U.S. college admissions scandal sued the school on Wednesday to block it from expelling him or revoking his academic credits....
20:00, 05/15/2019

New York medical examiner testifies chokehold led to Eric Garner's death The New York City medical examiner who conducted an autopsy on an unarmed black man who died during an attempted arrest in 2014 told a hearing that the policeman who subdued the suspect used a chokehold that triggered the "lethal cascade" that killed...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and national conser...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Top US, Canada trade officials to talk metal tariffs remedy Lighthizer is expected to "float a proposal" to remove the tariffs and "chart a path forward" on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to a senior administration official....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Audio recording reveals Boeing resisted angry calls from pilots for 737 Max fix in November Weeks after the first fatal crash of Boeing's popular 737 Max aircraft in October, American Airlines pilots angrily pushed Boeing to fix the anti-stall software that has now been implicated in two deadly crashes, the Dallas Morning News reported...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Students accused in Colorado school shooting face judge Two teens face a court hearing Wednesday that could determine the charges they will face in last week's shooting rampage at a Denver high school.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Harvard students apologize for publishing image of Anne Frank's face on bikini-clad woman The Harvard Lampoon apologized after their latest issue included an image of Anne Frank's face photoshopped onto a bikini-clad woman's body.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

2 rescued from scaffold near top of Oklahoma tower Two window washers are rescued from a scaffold above the roof of an Oklahoma City skyscraper. (May 15)        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Sea of officers stand in silent, shoulder-to-shoulder tribute to honor fallen heroes Milwaukee police are still heartbroken over the loss of three of their own in the line of duty this past year. This Police Week, they're not alone.        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

NTSB: Plane descended before Alaska collision Investigators say a tour plane descended hundreds of feet before it collided with a second plane off Alaska's coast. Six people are dead. (May 15)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Teachers grapple with teaching climate change Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. (May 15)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

James Cameron's advice to undersea explorer Victor Vescovo James Cameron had words of advice for undersea explorer Victor Vescovo, who recently broke the Oscar-winning director's record for reaching the deepest known point in the ocean. (May 14)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Montana governor in Democratic presidential race Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. (May 14) ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Texas officer kills woman after stun-gun struggle Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the officer's Taser. (May 14)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest. (May 14)   ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Analysis: Does Trump understand tariffs? President Donald Trump is a self-described "Tariff Man" whose hawkish views on trade represent a rare constant in his flexible ideology. But his assertions about trade policy suggest he either can't, or won't, grasp the fundamentals of the ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. (May 15)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019