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  • BTS just made history at the UN: Here are 5 things you need to know about the global superstars

    BTS just made history at the UN: Here are 5 things you need to know about the global superstars

    Monday, September 24 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-09-25 01:27:28 GMT

    At this point, it's nearly impossible to ignore the growing impact of BTS. 

    At this point, it's nearly impossible to ignore the growing impact of BTS. 

  • Bill Cosby back court, facing up to 30 years in prison

    Bill Cosby back court, facing up to 30 years in prison

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:44:13 GMT
    sentencing reveals generational divide over comedy star and his legacysentencing reveals generational divide over comedy star and his legacy
    sentencing reveals generational divide over comedy star and his legacysentencing reveals generational divide over comedy star and his legacy

    Bill Cosby is expected to be sentenced after his sexual assault conviction in April.

    Bill Cosby is expected to be sentenced after his sexual assault conviction in April.

  • Mandela’s widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence

    Mandela’s widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:00:05 GMT

    Nelson Mandela’s widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the “senseless violence” plaguing too much of the world.

    Nelson Mandela’s widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the “senseless violence” plaguing too much of the world.

  • Teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea on a floating fish trap

    Teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea on a floating fish trap

    Monday, September 24 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-09-24 20:45:31 GMT

    An Indonesian teenager has been rescued after 49 days lost at sea on a floating fish trap.

    An Indonesian teenager has been rescued after 49 days lost at sea on a floating fish trap.

  • Trump considered firing Rosenstein

    Trump considered firing Rosenstein

    Monday, September 24 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-09-24 19:37:06 GMT
    Sources say Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired today after making critical comments about the president. This comes after a New York times report saying Rosenstein suggested wearing a wire to record conversations with trump back in 2017. The bombshell article also alleges Rosenstien talked about recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment, a move that could remove Trump from office.   Rosenstein denies the allegations. Senator Lindsey Gra...
    Sources say Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired today after making critical comments about the president. This comes after a New York times report saying Rosenstein suggested wearing a wire to record conversations with trump back in 2017. The bombshell article also alleges Rosenstien talked about recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment, a move that could remove Trump from office.   Rosenstein denies the allegations. Senator Lindsey Gra...
  • Three Big Things: What we're watching in Washington this week

    Three Big Things: What we're watching in Washington this week

    Monday, September 24 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-09-24 18:34:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    From Kavanaugh's hearing to a pair of critical deadlines facing Congress affecting everything from your food to your wallet, it’s setting up to be another busy week on in Washington.

    From Kavanaugh's hearing to a pair of critical deadlines facing Congress affecting everything from your food to your wallet, it’s setting up to be another busy week on in Washington.

  • McDonald's gives pranksters $50,000 after they hung a fake ad to make a point about representation

    McDonald's gives pranksters $50,000 after they hung a fake ad to make a point about representation

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 01:03:14 GMT

    They just wanted fries and to see some diversity on the posters at McDonald's, but their prank made them $50,000 richer. 

    They just wanted fries and to see some diversity on the posters at McDonald's, but their prank made them $50,000 richer. 

  • The Latest: Pres. Trump ramps up attacks on Blasey Ford, Sen. Hirono reacts

    The Latest: Pres. Trump ramps up attacks on Blasey Ford, Sen. Hirono reacts

    Friday, September 21 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-09-21 23:42:42 GMT

    President Trump is no longer holding back - questioning allegations made by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser.  

    President Trump is no longer holding back - questioning allegations made by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser.  

  • Alyssa Milano tees off on Trump, shares own experience with sexual assault

    Alyssa Milano tees off on Trump, shares own experience with sexual assault

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:04:14 GMT

    Actress and activist Alyssa Milano had strong words for the president on Friday after he questioned the account of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers.

    Actress and activist Alyssa Milano had strong words for the president on Friday after he questioned the account of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers.

  • Protest in the Philippines

    Protest in the Philippines

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:00:10 GMT
    PHILIPPINES -  Militant groups and the president's critics are holding protests on the 46th anniversary of martial law. Metro Manila's mayor is cancelling classes as a precaution because police expect demonstrations to be massive. Activist groups plan on holding an anti-dictatorship rally to protest tyranny and the government's drug war. Student and human rights groups are also expected to join.  
    PHILIPPINES -  Militant groups and the president's critics are holding protests on the 46th anniversary of martial law. Metro Manila's mayor is cancelling classes as a precaution because police expect demonstrations to be massive. Activist groups plan on holding an anti-dictatorship rally to protest tyranny and the government's drug war. Student and human rights groups are also expected to join.  
  • Florence aftermath

    Florence aftermath

    Friday, September 21 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-09-21 18:48:32 GMT
    Over in the Carolinas, residents are now coping with flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Video of the US coast guard rescuing residents from a flooded South Carolina apartment complex (shown in attached video). Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper said "recovery is beginning in many places. But, for some communities, today is still a matter of life and death." At least 42 people have died as a result of Florence, across both states, more than 800 r...
    Over in the Carolinas, residents are now coping with flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Video of the US coast guard rescuing residents from a flooded South Carolina apartment complex (shown in attached video). Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper said "recovery is beginning in many places. But, for some communities, today is still a matter of life and death." At least 42 people have died as a result of Florence, across both states, more than 800 r...
  • Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star placed behind bars by repeat offender

    Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star placed behind bars by repeat offender

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-09-21 17:36:30 GMT

    It seems these vandals can't give it "arrest." 

    It seems these vandals can't give it "arrest." 

  • "Stay strong, keep fighting" - Drake helps 11-year-old heart transplant recipient

    "Stay strong, keep fighting" - Drake helps 11-year-old heart transplant recipient

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-09-21 17:27:43 GMT

    An 11-year-old heart patient who got a visit from Drake, speaking out in Chicago. 

    An 11-year-old heart patient who got a visit from Drake, speaking out in Chicago. 

  • Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico remembering one year later

    Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico remembering one year later

    Friday, September 21 2018 4:42 AM EDT2018-09-21 08:42:08 GMT
    Puerto Rico remembers September 20 as one year exactly after Hurricane Maria bowled ashore, remaking the island forever.  "It is almost as if we've just woken up from a severe trauma," Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz said. The economic costs total nearly 140 billion dollars, and the cost of lives is much greater, according to the official estimate is nearly 3,000 people.  President Trump tweeted: 'Three thousand people did not die in the two hurricanes ...
    Puerto Rico remembers September 20 as one year exactly after Hurricane Maria bowled ashore, remaking the island forever.  "It is almost as if we've just woken up from a severe trauma," Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz said. The economic costs total nearly 140 billion dollars, and the cost of lives is much greater, according to the official estimate is nearly 3,000 people.  President Trump tweeted: 'Three thousand people did not die in the two hurricanes ...
  • This town in Greece is draped in thousands of spider webs

    This town in Greece is draped in thousands of spider webs

    Thursday, September 20 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-09-21 00:04:43 GMT

    It sounds like a something out of a horror movie: A town covered in thousands of webs, each crawling with hordes of spiders.

    It sounds like a something out of a horror movie: A town covered in thousands of webs, each crawling with hordes of spiders.

  • Four mass shootings within the span of 24 hours

    Four mass shootings within the span of 24 hours

    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-09-20 23:25:26 GMT

    Around the country, there were four mass shootings within the span of one day.  

    Around the country, there were four mass shootings within the span of one day.  

  • 'What bothers me is that he has time': LeBron James says of Trump taking shots on him

    'What bothers me is that he has time': LeBron James says of Trump taking shots on him

    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-09-20 23:23:12 GMT

    LeBron James and President Donald Trump go head-to-head via Twitter.

    LeBron James and President Donald Trump go head-to-head via Twitter.

  • Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death

    Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death

    Thursday, September 20 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-09-20 22:38:35 GMT

    FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17.

    FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17.

  • UFC's Jon Jones cleared to return from suspension; eligible to fight by late October 2018

    UFC's Jon Jones cleared to return from suspension; eligible to fight by late October 2018

    Thursday, September 20 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-09-20 22:23:10 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones should be eligible to fight by late October after completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday announced the length of Jones' ban for his second violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. The decision means the 31-year-old Jones could even fight at UFC 230 in New York on Nov. 3, if the UFC decides to book his comeback bout on that card. Jones is widely considered ...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones should be eligible to fight by late October after completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday announced the length of Jones' ban for his second violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. The decision means the 31-year-old Jones could even fight at UFC 230 in New York on Nov. 3, if the UFC decides to book his comeback bout on that card. Jones is widely considered ...
  • Hirono receives letter from 1,000 women supporting Kavanaugh's accuser

    Hirono receives letter from 1,000 women supporting Kavanaugh's accuser

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:14:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Christine Blasey-Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, is gaining more supporters tonight.

    Christine Blasey-Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, is gaining more supporters tonight.

  • Puppies to blame for drug-resistant infection in 118 people

    Puppies to blame for drug-resistant infection in 118 people

    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:44:10 GMT

    From January 2017 through February 2018, puppies sold at six pet store companies led to infections in 118 people in 18 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. 

    From January 2017 through February 2018, puppies sold at six pet store companies led to infections in 118 people in 18 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. 

  • Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

    Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:25:34 GMT

    The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico’s most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment exactly one year ago. 

    The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico’s most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment exactly one year ago. 

  • Woman kills 3 at Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland, officials say

    Woman kills 3 at Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland, officials say

    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-09-20 17:20:14 GMT

    A woman killed three people and wounded two others Thursday at a drugstore distribution center in Harford County, Maryland, officials said. 

    A woman killed three people and wounded two others Thursday at a drugstore distribution center in Harford County, Maryland, officials said. 

  • Former cheerleader suing school, elected officials over national anthem protests

    Former cheerleader suing school, elected officials over national anthem protests

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-09-20 00:42:19 GMT

    Tommia Dean, a former cheerleader at Kennesaw State University, is suing the school and elected officials for violating her right to protest by “taking a knee” at a football game last year. 

    Tommia Dean, a former cheerleader at Kennesaw State University, is suing the school and elected officials for violating her right to protest by “taking a knee” at a football game last year. 

  • "Stumbling drunk" or "Outstanding man" - Capitol Hill still deciding on Kavanaugh

    "Stumbling drunk" or "Outstanding man" - Capitol Hill still deciding on Kavanaugh

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-09-20 00:12:56 GMT

    The Senate is trying to decide how to proceed with the Supreme Court Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh following a sexual assault allegation. 

    The Senate is trying to decide how to proceed with the Supreme Court Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh following a sexual assault allegation. 

  • Daycare owner drugged kids, tied them into car seats: Police

    Daycare owner drugged kids, tied them into car seats: Police

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-09-19 23:49:48 GMT

    Police made a horrifying discovery at a daycare center in Mesquite, Tex., last week. 

    Police made a horrifying discovery at a daycare center in Mesquite, Tex., last week. 

  • Kavanaugh hearing still scheduled, but Ford hasn't agreed to testify

    Kavanaugh hearing still scheduled, but Ford hasn't agreed to testify

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:52:19 GMT

    The Senate hearing is still set for Monday for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct more than three decades ago. But there’s still a lot of uncertainty over whether or not Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will show up.

    The Senate hearing is still set for Monday for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct more than three decades ago. But there’s still a lot of uncertainty over whether or not Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will show up.

  • SeaWorld forced to pay millions

    SeaWorld forced to pay millions

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:14:17 GMT
    SeaWorld is paying more than five-million dollars to settle a federal fraud investigation. The Securities and Exchange Commission accused the company of misleading investors about the business impact of the 2014 CNN documentary "Blackfish."   The film presented a critical examination of the treatment of killer whales at the park. The company has previously rejected some of the points in the documentary. The settlement also requires former CEO James Atchison to pay mo...
    SeaWorld is paying more than five-million dollars to settle a federal fraud investigation. The Securities and Exchange Commission accused the company of misleading investors about the business impact of the 2014 CNN documentary "Blackfish."   The film presented a critical examination of the treatment of killer whales at the park. The company has previously rejected some of the points in the documentary. The settlement also requires former CEO James Atchison to pay mo...
  • Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

    Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-09-19 19:55:01 GMT

    The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff’s van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet. 

    The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff’s van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet. 

  • At Least 1.7 Million Chickens Drown in Flooding From Florence Aftermath

    At Least 1.7 Million Chickens Drown in Flooding From Florence Aftermath

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:02:57 GMT
    About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state officials. The N.C. Department of Agriculture issued the livestock mortality totals Tuesday, as major flooding is continuing after the slow-moving storm's drenching rains. Sixteen North Carolina rivers were at major flood stage Tuesday, with an additional thr...
    About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state officials. The N.C. Department of Agriculture issued the livestock mortality totals Tuesday, as major flooding is continuing after the slow-moving storm's drenching rains. Sixteen North Carolina rivers were at major flood stage Tuesday, with an additional thr...
  • Philippines typhoon: Families line up to identify landslide dead

    Philippines typhoon: Families line up to identify landslide dead

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-09-19 00:58:51 GMT

    "We have two more bodies to identify," an official told the crowd through a megaphone as they lined up in the sweltering heat Tuesday. 

    "We have two more bodies to identify," an official told the crowd through a megaphone as they lined up in the sweltering heat Tuesday. 

  • 'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges US to consider opening base

    'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges US to consider opening base

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:43:02 GMT

    Polish President Andrzej Duda urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday during a joint news conference to deploy more US troops and military equipment to Poland, even suggesting the US establish a permanent military base and name it "Fort Trump." 

    Polish President Andrzej Duda urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday during a joint news conference to deploy more US troops and military equipment to Poland, even suggesting the US establish a permanent military base and name it "Fort Trump." 

  • Money Matters: Tariffs on China imports, Google in new cars and Amazon Storefronts

    Money Matters: Tariffs on China imports, Google in new cars and Amazon Storefronts

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:32:30 GMT

    New tariffs on good imported from China, Google to be added in new car systems, and small businesses standing out on Amazon.

    New tariffs on good imported from China, Google to be added in new car systems, and small businesses standing out on Amazon.

  • Hirono, Dems call for FBI investigation into Kavanaugh accusations

    Hirono, Dems call for FBI investigation into Kavanaugh accusations

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:35:24 GMT

    U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and top Democrats on Tuesday are demanding a full FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.

    U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and top Democrats on Tuesday are demanding a full FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.

  • East Coast still feeling the major effects of Hurricane Florence

    East Coast still feeling the major effects of Hurricane Florence

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:16:10 GMT

    Now five days after Florence made landfall not far from in Wilmington, the remnants of the storm are still proving deadly, and with so many without power, food and water is running low.  

    Now five days after Florence made landfall not far from in Wilmington, the remnants of the storm are still proving deadly, and with so many without power, food and water is running low.  

  • The public to hear Judge Kavanaugh's response after sexual assault accusations

    The public to hear Judge Kavanaugh's response after sexual assault accusations

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:28:20 GMT

    Americans will now hear from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman, accusing him of sexual assault.

    Americans will now hear from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman, accusing him of sexual assault.

  • The Senate approves legislation tackling opioid crisis

    The Senate approves legislation tackling opioid crisis

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-09-18 09:09:09 GMT
    Researchers found that nearly a third of opioid prescriptions were given to patients without a recorded diagnosis of pain.Researchers found that nearly a third of opioid prescriptions were given to patients without a recorded diagnosis of pain.
    The Senate Monday, approving one the most sweeping packages of legislation to tackle the opioid crisis: everything from the way doctors prescribe legal drugs, to preventing ellict knockoffs from entering the country. Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, is among the more than 70 senators from five committees that put this bipartisan plan together. Among his four key provisions: requiring physicians to electronically submit opioid prescriptions. The Centers for Disease Control estimates...
    The Senate Monday, approving one the most sweeping packages of legislation to tackle the opioid crisis: everything from the way doctors prescribe legal drugs, to preventing ellict knockoffs from entering the country. Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, is among the more than 70 senators from five committees that put this bipartisan plan together. Among his four key provisions: requiring physicians to electronically submit opioid prescriptions. The Centers for Disease Control estimates...
  • Blasey-Ford accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

    Blasey-Ford accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:29 GMT
    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is expected to tell her story to Senators Monday in a public hearing. and Kavanaugh says he's ready to testify to defend himself. "He is one of the great intellects and one of the finest people that anybody has known," President Trump said of Kavanaugh.  President Trump is supporting Kavanaugh and he believes the confirmation process should play out.  "I would like to ...
    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is expected to tell her story to Senators Monday in a public hearing. and Kavanaugh says he's ready to testify to defend himself. "He is one of the great intellects and one of the finest people that anybody has known," President Trump said of Kavanaugh.  President Trump is supporting Kavanaugh and he believes the confirmation process should play out.  "I would like to ...
  • SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger

    SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-09-18 01:05:39 GMT

    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.

    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.

  • Great White Shark attack kills 26-year-old in Cape Cod

    Great White Shark attack kills 26-year-old in Cape Cod

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-09-18 00:01:29 GMT

    A man is dead after a fatal encounter with a shark in Cape Cod, marking this Massachusetts' first fatal shark attack in over 80 years. 

    A man is dead after a fatal encounter with a shark in Cape Cod, marking this Massachusetts' first fatal shark attack in over 80 years. 

  • Senate approves sweeping opioid bill

    Senate approves sweeping opioid bill

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-09-17 23:55:50 GMT
    Researchers found that nearly a third of opioid prescriptions were given to patients without a recorded diagnosis of pain.Researchers found that nearly a third of opioid prescriptions were given to patients without a recorded diagnosis of pain.
    The U.S. Senate Monday approved one the most sweeping packages of legislation to tackle the opioid crisis. The $8.4 billion deal, approved by a 99-1 vote with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) as the only "no" vote, addresses everything from the way doctors prescribe legal drugs, to preventing illicit knockoffs from entering the country. “This is something that’s attacking our communities at its core,” said Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio). Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is among...
    The U.S. Senate Monday approved one the most sweeping packages of legislation to tackle the opioid crisis. The $8.4 billion deal, approved by a 99-1 vote with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) as the only "no" vote, addresses everything from the way doctors prescribe legal drugs, to preventing illicit knockoffs from entering the country. “This is something that’s attacking our communities at its core,” said Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio). Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is among...
  • Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

    Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:29:07 GMT

    A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile. 

    A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile. 

  • Sexual harassment allegations pointed at Supreme Court Justice nominee Kavanaugh

    Sexual harassment allegations pointed at Supreme Court Justice nominee Kavanaugh

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:30:59 GMT

    Explosive new developments involving Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

    Explosive new developments involving Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • 2 million US teens are vaping marijuana

    2 million US teens are vaping marijuana

    Monday, September 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:17:22 GMT

    A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. 

    A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. 

  • Florence kills 5, including infant, in North Carolina, officials say

    Florence kills 5, including infant, in North Carolina, officials say

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-09-14 22:35:59 GMT

    At least five people, including a mother and her infant, have died in North Carolina as Tropical Storm Florence slowly moves through the Carolinas, officials said Friday. 

    At least five people, including a mother and her infant, have died in North Carolina as Tropical Storm Florence slowly moves through the Carolinas, officials said Friday. 

  • Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall on Philippines

    Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall on Philippines

    Friday, September 14 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-09-14 18:48:25 GMT

    The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines.

    The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines.

  • Hundreds of dogs and cats defy mandatory evacuation order

    Hundreds of dogs and cats defy mandatory evacuation order

    Thursday, September 13 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-14 01:22:43 GMT

    Jennifer Middleton is riding out Hurricane Florence alongside her friends Westy, Copper, Duchess, Queenie and Braveheart. 

    Jennifer Middleton is riding out Hurricane Florence alongside her friends Westy, Copper, Duchess, Queenie and Braveheart. 

  • State tax deduction cap in Tax Reform 2.0 could affect Hawaii homeowners

    State tax deduction cap in Tax Reform 2.0 could affect Hawaii homeowners

    Thursday, September 13 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-09-13 21:19:36 GMT

    House Republicans moved one step closer Thursday to advancing what they call Tax Reform 2.0. But Democrats on the committee tasked with reviewing the plan are fighting back against one of its key provisions: a cap on state tax deductions at the federal level.

    House Republicans moved one step closer Thursday to advancing what they call Tax Reform 2.0. But Democrats on the committee tasked with reviewing the plan are fighting back against one of its key provisions: a cap on state tax deductions at the federal level.

  • Apple's biggest day of the year

    Apple's biggest day of the year

    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-09-13 20:32:56 GMT
    The company unveiled new iphones and gadgets including a new apple watch that also serves as a health device. The tech-giant unveiled its latest line of products at their headquarters in Cupertino. The iPhone XS Max is apple's biggest and most expensive smartphone ever, 6.5" and the starting price $1099. Apple touted upgraded features on both devices including a 12-megapixel camera with bigger sensors and an improved HDR mode. The iPhone XR was also introduced, it's missing a ...
    The company unveiled new iphones and gadgets including a new apple watch that also serves as a health device. The tech-giant unveiled its latest line of products at their headquarters in Cupertino. The iPhone XS Max is apple's biggest and most expensive smartphone ever, 6.5" and the starting price $1099. Apple touted upgraded features on both devices including a 12-megapixel camera with bigger sensors and an improved HDR mode. The iPhone XR was also introduced, it's missing a ...
  • Waffle House Index created to measure storm effects

    Waffle House Index created to measure storm effects

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:37:11 GMT
    If you've ever traveled on a road trip across the eastern U.S. you’ve likely seen or stopped by a waffle house restaurant. The major restaurant chain has activated a storm center to keep an eye on Hurricane Florence. The legendary breakfast chain is well-known for keeping doors open during natural disasters. FEMA came up with the phrase "waffle house index" it's a way to measure how badly storms affect an area. If a waffle house closes, officials believe that area mu...
    If you've ever traveled on a road trip across the eastern U.S. you’ve likely seen or stopped by a waffle house restaurant. The major restaurant chain has activated a storm center to keep an eye on Hurricane Florence. The legendary breakfast chain is well-known for keeping doors open during natural disasters. FEMA came up with the phrase "waffle house index" it's a way to measure how badly storms affect an area. If a waffle house closes, officials believe that area mu...
  • Schatz bill would allow V.A. doctors to begin offering medical marijuana to veterans

    Schatz bill would allow V.A. doctors to begin offering medical marijuana to veterans

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:18:23 GMT

    Right now, if a physician at a U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical center writes a prescription for a veteran to receive medical marijuana, they could lose their job under federal law. But a new proposal co-sponsored by Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz could change that.

    Right now, if a physician at a U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical center writes a prescription for a veteran to receive medical marijuana, they could lose their job under federal law. But a new proposal co-sponsored by Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz could change that.

  • Donald Trump's unpresidential 9/11 morning

    Donald Trump's unpresidential 9/11 morning

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-09-11 17:43:06 GMT

    On the 17th anniversary of the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history and with a monster hurricane bearing down on the East Coast, the President of the United States woke up on Tuesday morning and tweeted something interesting.

    On the 17th anniversary of the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history and with a monster hurricane bearing down on the East Coast, the President of the United States woke up on Tuesday morning and tweeted something interesting.

  • Hurricane Florence expected to hit the East Coast

    Hurricane Florence expected to hit the East Coast

    Monday, September 10 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-09-10 18:20:45 GMT

    Hurricane Florence continues to gain strength as it heads towards the East Coast.  

    Hurricane Florence continues to gain strength as it heads towards the East Coast.  

  • Three Big Things: What to watch for in Washington this week

    Three Big Things: What to watch for in Washington this week

    Monday, September 10 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-09-10 18:19:40 GMT

    From part two of a Supreme Court showdown to a series of big votes  scheduled this week, here are the Three Big Things we're following this week in Washington.

    From part two of a Supreme Court showdown to a series of big votes  scheduled this week, here are the Three Big Things we're following this week in Washington.

  • Prime Minister of Japan tours area hit by earthquake

    Prime Minister of Japan tours area hit by earthquake

    Monday, September 10 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-09-10 18:11:53 GMT

    The death toll has hit 39 following a powerful earthquake that rocked the northern northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week, authorities told the Associated Press on Sunday. 

    The death toll has hit 39 following a powerful earthquake that rocked the northern northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week, authorities told the Associated Press on Sunday. 

  • Teen falls to death while trying to take a selfie at Yosemite National Park: Reports

    Teen falls to death while trying to take a selfie at Yosemite National Park: Reports

    Thursday, September 6 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-09-07 01:43:19 GMT

    An 18-year-old hiker died Wednesday after falling off a cliff at Yosemite National Park, according to the National Park Service.

    An 18-year-old hiker died Wednesday after falling off a cliff at Yosemite National Park, according to the National Park Service.

  • First lady firing back saying article about the president 'sabotaging' the country

    First lady firing back saying article about the president 'sabotaging' the country

    Thursday, September 6 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-09-06 21:18:35 GMT

    First Lady Melania Trump responded to an anonymous source that wrote a shocking New York Times op-ed piece released Wednesday.

    First Lady Melania Trump responded to an anonymous source that wrote a shocking New York Times op-ed piece released Wednesday.

  • Food assistance program divides Farm Bill conference committee as deadline nears

    Food assistance program divides Farm Bill conference committee as deadline nears

    Thursday, September 6 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-09-06 20:29:32 GMT

    Far from the wheat fields and family dinner tables, members of Congress are meeting in Washington this week to make the 2018 Farm Bill a reality.

    Far from the wheat fields and family dinner tables, members of Congress are meeting in Washington this week to make the 2018 Farm Bill a reality.

  • 7.8 mag earthquake near Fiji, no tsunami threat

    7.8 mag earthquake near Fiji, no tsunami threat

    Thursday, September 6 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-09-06 17:31:39 GMT

    The United States Geological Survey reported a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook near Fiji. 

    The United States Geological Survey reported a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook near Fiji. 

  • A shelter dog was beaten to death in prison. An animal rescue group wants to know what happened

    A shelter dog was beaten to death in prison. An animal rescue group wants to know what happened

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-09-05 23:17:58 GMT

    A rescue dog was found beaten to death in an Ohio prison cell. 

    A rescue dog was found beaten to death in an Ohio prison cell. 

  • Kavanaugh insists he will remain independent if confirmed to Supreme Court

    Kavanaugh insists he will remain independent if confirmed to Supreme Court

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-09-05 21:35:18 GMT

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record was put under the microscope during Wednesday’s confirmation hearings. But in tradition with previous Supreme Court nominees, specific answers were hard to come by.

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record was put under the microscope during Wednesday’s confirmation hearings. But in tradition with previous Supreme Court nominees, specific answers were hard to come by.

  • Twitter and Facebook meet with congress today

    Twitter and Facebook meet with congress today

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-09-05 20:15:29 GMT

    Happening today, ;leaders from Twitter and Facebook are heading to the nation's Capitol today. The main issue on the agenda is how to keep foreign influence out of the political process. Tech giants are under fire for allowing Russian-linked accounts to affect recent political campaigns. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, "Identifying more credible voices in real time and amplifying that credibility is something we can do, but we have not figured this out." Facebook COO Sheryl...

    Happening today, ;leaders from Twitter and Facebook are heading to the nation's Capitol today. The main issue on the agenda is how to keep foreign influence out of the political process. Tech giants are under fire for allowing Russian-linked accounts to affect recent political campaigns. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, "Identifying more credible voices in real time and amplifying that credibility is something we can do, but we have not figured this out." Facebook COO Sheryl...

  • 6.6 mag earthquake rocks Hokkaido, Japan

    6.6 mag earthquake rocks Hokkaido, Japan

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-09-05 19:55:37 GMT

    Japan just felt a 6.6 magnitude earthquake near the Hokkaido region, but does not pose an issue for Hawaii.

    Japan just felt a 6.6 magnitude earthquake near the Hokkaido region, but does not pose an issue for Hawaii.

  • Strangers pay for woman's groceries

    Strangers pay for woman's groceries

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-09-05 18:53:49 GMT
    TEXAS - A group of men paid it forward in a big way buying more than $100 worth of groceries for a stranger. Barbara Barbin is a retired teacher and over the weekend she was at Walmart with her grandson. When she went to pay for her groceries her credit card wouldn't go through. Barbin said, "a gentleman walked up behind me and put $140 in my hand to pay for my groceries...in times like this my being a black woman, they were four white men, or maybe five because there was fou...
    TEXAS - A group of men paid it forward in a big way buying more than $100 worth of groceries for a stranger. Barbara Barbin is a retired teacher and over the weekend she was at Walmart with her grandson. When she went to pay for her groceries her credit card wouldn't go through. Barbin said, "a gentleman walked up behind me and put $140 in my hand to pay for my groceries...in times like this my being a black woman, they were four white men, or maybe five because there was fou...
  • Typhoon Jebi hits Japan with heavy winds, pounding rain

    Typhoon Jebi hits Japan with heavy winds, pounding rain

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-09-04 21:35:40 GMT

    One of Japan's largest airports was swamped and a tanker crashed into a bridge as the strongest typhoon to make landfall in mainland Japan in 25 years hit the country's southern prefectures Tuesday, causing storm surges and lashing buildings with heavy wind and rain. 

    One of Japan's largest airports was swamped and a tanker crashed into a bridge as the strongest typhoon to make landfall in mainland Japan in 25 years hit the country's southern prefectures Tuesday, causing storm surges and lashing buildings with heavy wind and rain. 

  • Kavanaugh hearings begin with Democrats demanding delay

    Kavanaugh hearings begin with Democrats demanding delay

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-09-04 21:13:26 GMT

    A contentious day one of confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, hearings that Democrats fought to delay even as things got underway.

    A contentious day one of confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, hearings that Democrats fought to delay even as things got underway.

  • Heavy winds, rain and rescheduled flights due to Typhoon Jebi

    Heavy winds, rain and rescheduled flights due to Typhoon Jebi

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-09-04 19:47:54 GMT
    Japan is getting hit with one of the strongest typhoons in decades. Typhoon Jebi is bringing storm surges and hitting the country with heavy winds and rain. Japan's Meteorological Agency says it's the strongest typhoon to make landfall there since 1993. Just before it made landfall the storm was equivalent to a category 1 hurricane. Hundreds of flights in and out of Kansai Airpot in Osaka are cancelled.   Budget Airline Scoot is rescheduling flights bound for Honolulu. Me...
    Japan is getting hit with one of the strongest typhoons in decades. Typhoon Jebi is bringing storm surges and hitting the country with heavy winds and rain. Japan's Meteorological Agency says it's the strongest typhoon to make landfall there since 1993. Just before it made landfall the storm was equivalent to a category 1 hurricane. Hundreds of flights in and out of Kansai Airpot in Osaka are cancelled.   Budget Airline Scoot is rescheduling flights bound for Honolulu. Me...
  • Amazon is now worth $1,000,000,000,000

    Amazon is now worth $1,000,000,000,000

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-09-04 19:21:30 GMT

    Amazon's (AMZN) total market value passed $1 trillion on Tuesday.

    Amazon's (AMZN) total market value passed $1 trillion on Tuesday.

  • "Lambscaping" at it's finest

    "Lambscaping" at it's finest

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-09-04 18:46:06 GMT
     A New York church is getting attention for their new lawn care service. Three sheep just arrived to the Basilica of Saint Patrick's Old Cathedral.  Their job is, pun intended, "lambscaping". That means they help maintain the grounds by eating grass and fertilizing it.
     A New York church is getting attention for their new lawn care service. Three sheep just arrived to the Basilica of Saint Patrick's Old Cathedral.  Their job is, pun intended, "lambscaping". That means they help maintain the grounds by eating grass and fertilizing it.
  • Florida braces for Tropical Storm Gordon

    Florida braces for Tropical Storm Gordon

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-09-04 09:12:05 GMT
    Tropical storm Gordon bearing down on South Florida and Miami Beach, which is normally packed with tourists on Labor Day, empty. Wind gusts in some areas were up to 50 miles per hour. "The roads are really flooded, you have to drive super slow,"  driver Irene Willick said. Gordon is now heading toward the Central Gulf Coast outside New Orleans, some residents not taking any chances, they're loading up on fuel. "You don't take any of these storms light...
    Tropical storm Gordon bearing down on South Florida and Miami Beach, which is normally packed with tourists on Labor Day, empty. Wind gusts in some areas were up to 50 miles per hour. "The roads are really flooded, you have to drive super slow,"  driver Irene Willick said. Gordon is now heading toward the Central Gulf Coast outside New Orleans, some residents not taking any chances, they're loading up on fuel. "You don't take any of these storms light...
  • More smoky skies from fire that closed Seattle area highway

    More smoky skies from fire that closed Seattle area highway

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:43:51 GMT

    KENT, Wash. (AP) - Officials say a major brush fire that shut down a Washington state highway may be exacerbating the level of unhealthy air polluting the Seattle region.
     

    KENT, Wash. (AP) - Officials say a major brush fire that shut down a Washington state highway may be exacerbating the level of unhealthy air polluting the Seattle region.
     

  • Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat

    Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:41:32 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Cohen's lawyer says he has been having frequent chats with John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Cohen's lawyer says he has been having frequent chats with John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon.

  • The Latest: EPA to reveal rule changes on coal-fired plants

    The Latest: EPA to reveal rule changes on coal-fired plants

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:40:43 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is set to announce plans to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is set to announce plans to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming.

  • The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

    The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:39:47 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - Police investigating a Colorado man for the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters learned that he was having an affair with a co-worker. According to an arrest affidavit unsealed Monday, investigators confirmed the affair after Christopher Watts denied it in police interviews.
     

    DENVER (AP) - Police investigating a Colorado man for the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters learned that he was having an affair with a co-worker. According to an arrest affidavit unsealed Monday, investigators confirmed the affair after Christopher Watts denied it in police interviews.
     

  • Guatemala volcano death toll up to 33, expected to rise

    Guatemala volcano death toll up to 33, expected to rise

    Monday, June 4 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-06-04 18:55:04 GMT

    Rescuers on Monday pulled at least 10 people alive from ash drifts and mud flows that poured down the slopes of Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire, but officials said at least 33 people were dead and the toll was expected to rise. 

    Rescuers on Monday pulled at least 10 people alive from ash drifts and mud flows that poured down the slopes of Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire, but officials said at least 33 people were dead and the toll was expected to rise. 

  • Texas mother gets 20-year terms for toddlers' hot-car deaths

    Texas mother gets 20-year terms for toddlers' hot-car deaths

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:22:59 GMT

    WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - A North Texas mother whose two toddlers died in a hot car last May has been sentenced to two 20-year prison terms to be served simultaneously.

    WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - A North Texas mother whose two toddlers died in a hot car last May has been sentenced to two 20-year prison terms to be served simultaneously.

  • Texas mother gets 20-year terms for toddlers' hot-car deaths

    Texas mother gets 20-year terms for toddlers' hot-car deaths

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:19:12 GMT

    WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - A North Texas mother whose two toddlers died in a hot car last May has been sentenced to two 20-year prison terms to be served simultaneously.

    WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - A North Texas mother whose two toddlers died in a hot car last May has been sentenced to two 20-year prison terms to be served simultaneously.

  • Former federal prosecutor's body pulled from river

    Former federal prosecutor's body pulled from river

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:16:50 GMT

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) - Police in New York say they've pulled the body of a former assistant U.S. attorney from a river.

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) - Police in New York say they've pulled the body of a former assistant U.S. attorney from a river.

  • Arizona teachers to strike through Wednesday

    Arizona teachers to strike through Wednesday

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:13:37 GMT

    Organizers of an ongoing teacher walkout in Arizona say they'll continue their work stoppage for at least the next two days as the state Legislature works on a budget plan.

    Organizers of an ongoing teacher walkout in Arizona say they'll continue their work stoppage for at least the next two days as the state Legislature works on a budget plan.

  • Operator of Mexico-California drug tunnel gets 10 years

    Operator of Mexico-California drug tunnel gets 10 years

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:12:02 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man who operated a drug tunnel that ran more than 400 yards (365 meters) from Mexico to California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man who operated a drug tunnel that ran more than 400 yards (365 meters) from Mexico to California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

  • The Latest on a wildfire in north-central Arizona

    The Latest on a wildfire in north-central Arizona

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:10:38 GMT

    Authorities say an estimated 600 people were evacuated from about 1,000 homes in the area of a fast-moving wildfire in north-central Arizona.

    Authorities say an estimated 600 people were evacuated from about 1,000 homes in the area of a fast-moving wildfire in north-central Arizona.

  • Sleeping black bear comes down from tree near home

    Sleeping black bear comes down from tree near home

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:07:15 GMT

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - A black bear that was spotted sleeping in a tree near a New Jersey home has come down.

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - A black bear that was spotted sleeping in a tree near a New Jersey home has come down.

  • Welcome to the partisan fury, Michelle Wolf

    Welcome to the partisan fury, Michelle Wolf

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:00:51 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - White House Correspondents Association roaster Michelle Wolf joins a club with the likes of Kathy Griffin, Stormy Daniels and David Hogg - little-known or unknown figures who suddenly became surrogates for the hyper-partisan rhetorical warfare of the Trump era.

    NEW YORK (AP) - White House Correspondents Association roaster Michelle Wolf joins a club with the likes of Kathy Griffin, Stormy Daniels and David Hogg - little-known or unknown figures who suddenly became surrogates for the hyper-partisan rhetorical warfare of the Trump era.

  • CDC chief asks for, and gets, cut to his record $375K pay

    CDC chief asks for, and gets, cut to his record $375K pay

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:58:09 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Government officials say the new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for - and will receive - a cut to his record-setting pay.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Government officials say the new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for - and will receive - a cut to his record-setting pay.

  • Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump's lawyers

    Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump's lawyers

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:55:47 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Donald Trump as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice, according to a report published in The New York Times.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Donald Trump as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice, according to a report published in The New York Times.

  • The Latest: Trump says migrant caravan shows laws are 'weak'

    The Latest: Trump says migrant caravan shows laws are 'weak'

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:54:35 GMT

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - President Donald Trump says a caravan of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. shows the weakness of the nation's immigration laws.

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - President Donald Trump says a caravan of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. shows the weakness of the nation's immigration laws.

  • Kelly calls 'BS' on report he called Trump an idiot

    Kelly calls 'BS' on report he called Trump an idiot

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:53:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House chief of staff John Kelly is calling a report that he called President Donald Trump an idiot "total BS."

    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House chief of staff John Kelly is calling a report that he called President Donald Trump an idiot "total BS."

  • The Latest: Pompeo says Iran's lies undercut nuclear deal

    The Latest: Pompeo says Iran's lies undercut nuclear deal

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:52:39 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iranian documents obtained by Israel show that Iran lied about its pursuit of nuclear weapons and its deception undercuts the international nuclear deal it signed in 2015.

    JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iranian documents obtained by Israel show that Iran lied about its pursuit of nuclear weapons and its deception undercuts the international nuclear deal it signed in 2015.

  • Detroit released from active state oversight of finances

    Detroit released from active state oversight of finances

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:51:08 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - The city of Detroit has been released from active state oversight just over three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

    DETROIT (AP) - The city of Detroit has been released from active state oversight just over three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

  • The Latest: Pompeo condemns terror bombings in Afghanistan

    The Latest: Pompeo condemns terror bombings in Afghanistan

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:49:38 GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is strongly condemning the terrorist bombings in Afghanistan that killed 36 people in the capital and in Kandahar province.

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is strongly condemning the terrorist bombings in Afghanistan that killed 36 people in the capital and in Kandahar province.

  • The Latest: White House delays decision on tariffs

    The Latest: White House delays decision on tariffs

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:44:02 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is postponing a decision on imposing tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico for 30 days.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is postponing a decision on imposing tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico for 30 days.

  • Amazon reveals new defense against stolen packages

    Amazon reveals new defense against stolen packages

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:46:05 GMT
    Amazon partners with Best Buy to get its burgeoning suite of tech products in front of customersAmazon partners with Best Buy to get its burgeoning suite of tech products in front of customers
    Amazon partners with Best Buy to get its burgeoning suite of tech products in front of customersAmazon partners with Best Buy to get its burgeoning suite of tech products in front of customers
    Tired of getting packages stolen off your front porch? Amazon is offering a new delivery system that could change all that. The company has launched a new service that delivers packages to the trunks of cars, for free. Prime Members will soon be able to use the Amazon Key App that uses a camera and smart lock to allow deliveries put inside their home or car. The service will be available in 37 cities. Unfortunately, Honolulu is not one, but more areas will be ...
    Tired of getting packages stolen off your front porch? Amazon is offering a new delivery system that could change all that. The company has launched a new service that delivers packages to the trunks of cars, for free. Prime Members will soon be able to use the Amazon Key App that uses a camera and smart lock to allow deliveries put inside their home or car. The service will be available in 37 cities. Unfortunately, Honolulu is not one, but more areas will be ...
  • An "eggstravaganza" at the White House

    An "eggstravaganza" at the White House

    Monday, April 2 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-04-02 20:10:03 GMT
    An "eggstravaganza" at the White House is underway on this Easter Monday. The first lady Melania Trump is hosting the 140th annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House's south lawn. This is Mrs. Trump's first egg roll as a full-time resident of the White House.  Activities include lawn bowling, a reading area, card making station for troops, egg and cookie decorating stations and the egg roll. About 30,000 people are expected to be in attendance. 
    An "eggstravaganza" at the White House is underway on this Easter Monday. The first lady Melania Trump is hosting the 140th annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House's south lawn. This is Mrs. Trump's first egg roll as a full-time resident of the White House.  Activities include lawn bowling, a reading area, card making station for troops, egg and cookie decorating stations and the egg roll. About 30,000 people are expected to be in attendance. 
  • Colleagues, stars hail Stephen Hawking at Cambridge funeral

    Colleagues, stars hail Stephen Hawking at Cambridge funeral

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:36:33 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - Some 500 invited guests were gathering for the private funeral of famed British scientist Stephen Hawking.

    LONDON (AP) - Some 500 invited guests were gathering for the private funeral of famed British scientist Stephen Hawking.

  • Pope in Easter Vigil to baptize Nigerian migrant-hero

    Pope in Easter Vigil to baptize Nigerian migrant-hero

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:35:47 GMT
    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is celebrating the solemn Easter Vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, during which he will baptize eight adults into the Catholic faith, including a Nigerian migrant-turned-hero.   Francis processed in silence down the darkened central aisle of the basilica, led only by a single candle and blue floor lights that gave the scene a mystical air.   The late-night service is the most solemn in the liturgical calendar, leading up to the joyful Ea...
    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is celebrating the solemn Easter Vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, during which he will baptize eight adults into the Catholic faith, including a Nigerian migrant-turned-hero.   Francis processed in silence down the darkened central aisle of the basilica, led only by a single candle and blue floor lights that gave the scene a mystical air.   The late-night service is the most solemn in the liturgical calendar, leading up to the joyful Ea...
  • Wagner, Michigan end Loyola's run 69-57 in Final Four

    Wagner, Michigan end Loyola's run 69-57 in Final Four

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:33:42 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Moe Wagner, Charles Matthews and Michigan erased a 10-point second-half deficit and the Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago's storybook NCAA Tournament run with a 69-57 victory Saturday night in the Final Four.
     

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Moe Wagner, Charles Matthews and Michigan erased a 10-point second-half deficit and the Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago's storybook NCAA Tournament run with a 69-57 victory Saturday night in the Final Four.
     

  • 3s please: Villanova sets F4 record in 95-79 win over Kansas

    3s please: Villanova sets F4 record in 95-79 win over Kansas

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:32:57 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.

  • Villanova and Michigan head to national title game

    Villanova and Michigan head to national title game

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:31:55 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Villanova bombed its way past a blueblood to reach the national title game. Michigan got there by taking away Cinderella's slipper.

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Villanova bombed its way past a blueblood to reach the national title game. Michigan got there by taking away Cinderella's slipper.

  • Teens begin Mississippi-to-Memphis march in honor of King

    Teens begin Mississippi-to-Memphis march in honor of King

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:31:14 GMT

    DUNDEE, Miss. (AP) - A group of teenagers has launched a 50-mile (80-kilometer) walk from northern Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee, as a tribute to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

    DUNDEE, Miss. (AP) - A group of teenagers has launched a 50-mile (80-kilometer) walk from northern Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee, as a tribute to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

  • AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

    AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:30:23 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) - Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, black Americans are still struggling to gain a foothold in the nation's more prestigious and lucrative professions.

    BOSTON (AP) - Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, black Americans are still struggling to gain a foothold in the nation's more prestigious and lucrative professions.

  • The Latest: Russian envoys leave Washington to head home

    The Latest: Russian envoys leave Washington to head home

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:28:04 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - In Washington, some of the 60 Russian diplomats being expelled from the United States in the poisoned spy dispute have been seen boarding a bus and leaving the Russian Embassy in the U.S. capital.

    LONDON (AP) - In Washington, some of the 60 Russian diplomats being expelled from the United States in the poisoned spy dispute have been seen boarding a bus and leaving the Russian Embassy in the U.S. capital.

  • NCAA Latest: Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

    NCAA Latest: Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:27:21 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Final Four is down to two teams: Villanova will play for its second national championship in three years when the Wildcats face Michigan on Monday night.

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Final Four is down to two teams: Villanova will play for its second national championship in three years when the Wildcats face Michigan on Monday night.

  • Hundreds rally for reform in Sacramento after police killing

    Hundreds rally for reform in Sacramento after police killing

    Sunday, April 1 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-04-01 05:26:07 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds of people in renewing calls for reforms nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento police.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds of people in renewing calls for reforms nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento police.

  • Red-state teacher rebellion hits Oklahoma, grows in Arizona

    Red-state teacher rebellion hits Oklahoma, grows in Arizona

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:56:49 GMT

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - First it was West Virginia teachers who walked out of their classrooms and won higher pay. Then Oklahoma teachers threatened a walkout and got double-digit raises. Will Arizona be the next educators in a red state to rebel?

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - First it was West Virginia teachers who walked out of their classrooms and won higher pay. Then Oklahoma teachers threatened a walkout and got double-digit raises. Will Arizona be the next educators in a red state to rebel?

  • Kansas water park indictments highlight patchwork of rules

    Kansas water park indictments highlight patchwork of rules

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:55:58 GMT

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A second-degree murder charge against the co-designer of a giant Kansas waterslide in the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy highlight the patchwork of inconsistent rules for amusement parks across the country.

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A second-degree murder charge against the co-designer of a giant Kansas waterslide in the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy highlight the patchwork of inconsistent rules for amusement parks across the country.

  • APNewsBreak: California Judge: Coffee needs cancer warnings

    APNewsBreak: California Judge: Coffee needs cancer warnings

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:54:53 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label.

  • The Latest: Trump says he may 'hold up' South Korea deal

    The Latest: Trump says he may 'hold up' South Korea deal

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:54:14 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is threatening to "hold up" the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea to gain more leverage for talks with North Korea.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is threatening to "hold up" the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea to gain more leverage for talks with North Korea.

  • The Latest: White House decries Russia expelling US envoys

    The Latest: White House decries Russia expelling US envoys

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:53:29 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) - The White House says Russia's expulsion of 60 American diplomats was "not unanticipated" and the U.S. "will deal with it."

    MOSCOW (AP) - The White House says Russia's expulsion of 60 American diplomats was "not unanticipated" and the U.S. "will deal with it."

  • The Latest: NBA game starts without disruption outside arena

    The Latest: NBA game starts without disruption outside arena

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:52:46 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Sacramento Kings-Indiana Pacers game has tipped off without disruption from protesters outside the downtown arena.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Sacramento Kings-Indiana Pacers game has tipped off without disruption from protesters outside the downtown arena.

  • Emails: Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law

    Emails: Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:47:18 GMT

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Emails released to The Associated Press show then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced widespread backlash from conservatives after agreeing to change a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay.

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Emails released to The Associated Press show then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced widespread backlash from conservatives after agreeing to change a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay.

  • 'Roseanne' reboot opens big with about 18 million viewers

    'Roseanne' reboot opens big with about 18 million viewers

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:46:38 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Viewers were eager to see ABC's reboot of "Roseanne," with an estimated 18.4 million tuning in to its debut.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Viewers were eager to see ABC's reboot of "Roseanne," with an estimated 18.4 million tuning in to its debut.

  • Jurors focus on statement in trial of Pulse shooter's wife

    Jurors focus on statement in trial of Pulse shooter's wife

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:45:35 GMT

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jurors deliberating in the trial of the Orlando nightclub shooter's wife have examined a statement that she made to the FBI in the hours after the attack that killed 49 people in 2016.

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jurors deliberating in the trial of the Orlando nightclub shooter's wife have examined a statement that she made to the FBI in the hours after the attack that killed 49 people in 2016.

  • Trump: Good chance NKorean leader will do 'what is right'

    Trump: Good chance NKorean leader will do 'what is right'

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:44:47 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says there's "a good chance" that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) will "do what is right for his people and for humanity" and make moves toward peace.
     

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says there's "a good chance" that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) will "do what is right for his people and for humanity" and make moves toward peace.
     

  • Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment

    Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:43:35 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An attorney for an adult film star claiming a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump is seeking to depose the president and his attorney.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An attorney for an adult film star claiming a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump is seeking to depose the president and his attorney.

  • Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

    Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:42:52 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is firing Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and replacing him with the White House doctor in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the VA.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is firing Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and replacing him with the White House doctor in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the VA.

  • The Latest: Shooting victim's brother confronts reporters

    The Latest: Shooting victim's brother confronts reporters

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:42:10 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The brother of police shooting victim Stephon Clark says he doesn't want the media outside the wake.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The brother of police shooting victim Stephon Clark says he doesn't want the media outside the wake.

  • Report: Trump attorney discussed Flynn, Manafort pardons

    Report: Trump attorney discussed Flynn, Manafort pardons

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:41:31 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - One of President Donald Trump's attorneys floated the possibility of pardoning two of the president's former advisers caught up in the Russia probe in discussions with their lawyers last year.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - One of President Donald Trump's attorneys floated the possibility of pardoning two of the president's former advisers caught up in the Russia probe in discussions with their lawyers last year.

  • The Latest: Neighbors reported family before cliff crash

    The Latest: Neighbors reported family before cliff crash

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:40:34 GMT

    MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) - A Washington state couple who lived next door to a family whose SUV plunged off a California cliff say they called authorities because they were concerned that one of the children was going hungry.

    MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) - A Washington state couple who lived next door to a family whose SUV plunged off a California cliff say they called authorities because they were concerned that one of the children was going hungry.

  • Rival Koreas begin high-level talks meant to set up summit

    Rival Koreas begin high-level talks meant to set up summit

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:39:30 GMT

    PAJU, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the standoff over the North's nuclear program.

    PAJU, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the standoff over the North's nuclear program.

  • Police have killed Austin bomber

    Police have killed Austin bomber

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-03-21 20:05:08 GMT
    Police in Austin, Texas say they have shot and killed the suspect in the bombing spree that paralyzed the city and surrounding region. 24-year-old Mark Anthony Conditt is dead after setting off a device in his vehicle as SWAT teams closed in. Below is a previous story after the fourth bombing this month http://www.kitv.com/story/37757498/austin-likely-facing-serial-bomber-police-chief-says
    Police in Austin, Texas say they have shot and killed the suspect in the bombing spree that paralyzed the city and surrounding region. 24-year-old Mark Anthony Conditt is dead after setting off a device in his vehicle as SWAT teams closed in. Below is a previous story after the fourth bombing this month http://www.kitv.com/story/37757498/austin-likely-facing-serial-bomber-police-chief-says
  • Pulse shooting trial

    Pulse shooting trial

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-03-14 19:48:13 GMT
    Opening statements are set to begin today in the federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, who killed 49 people a the Orlando night club two years ago. Prosecutors say the 31-year-old supported a foreign terrorist organization and misled law enforcement. They believe she knew of her husband's plans and ould have tipped off authorities. Salman's attorneys say she had no knowledge of the plan and will portray her as an abused wife in fear for her life. Police Shot Mateen to death on the...
    Opening statements are set to begin today in the federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, who killed 49 people a the Orlando night club two years ago. Prosecutors say the 31-year-old supported a foreign terrorist organization and misled law enforcement. They believe she knew of her husband's plans and ould have tipped off authorities. Salman's attorneys say she had no knowledge of the plan and will portray her as an abused wife in fear for her life. Police Shot Mateen to death on the...
  • Police: 2 dead after shooting at Central Michigan University

    Police: 2 dead after shooting at Central Michigan University

    Friday, March 2 2018 2:50 PM EST2018-03-02 19:50:20 GMT

    Police warned the public not to a confront a 19-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting two people on Friday at a Central Michigan University residence hall, saying he is considered dangerous and likely still in the area. Investigators said neither victim was a student and described the shooting as a “family-type domestic situation.” 

    Police warned the public not to a confront a 19-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting two people on Friday at a Central Michigan University residence hall, saying he is considered dangerous and likely still in the area. Investigators said neither victim was a student and described the shooting as a “family-type domestic situation.” 

  • Rare concert gives Oscar-nominated composers an audience

    Rare concert gives Oscar-nominated composers an audience

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:50 PM EST2018-03-01 03:50:46 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The composers of movie music spend most of their lives being heard not seen, but they're about to get a rare flash of the spotlight.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The composers of movie music spend most of their lives being heard not seen, but they're about to get a rare flash of the spotlight.

  • The Latest: Schools in 27 counties staying closed Thursday

    The Latest: Schools in 27 counties staying closed Thursday

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-03-01 03:49:17 GMT

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Latest on a statewide walkout by teachers in West Virginia over pay and benefits (all times local):

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Latest on a statewide walkout by teachers in West Virginia over pay and benefits (all times local):

  • Pitt, DiCaprio set for Tarantino's Manson film

    Pitt, DiCaprio set for Tarantino's Manson film

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:47 PM EST2018-03-01 03:47:48 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are set to star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are set to star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

  • LeBron 1st in NBA with 30k points, 8k rebounds, 8k assists

    LeBron 1st in NBA with 30k points, 8k rebounds, 8k assists

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:46 PM EST2018-03-01 03:46:40 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had quite a February in a one-of-a-kind career.

    CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had quite a February in a one-of-a-kind career.

  • NFL Network to air flag football tournament

    NFL Network to air flag football tournament

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:45 PM EST2018-03-01 03:45:16 GMT

    The NFL Network will be getting into the flag football business.

    The NFL Network will be getting into the flag football business.

  • Durant, Curry, Warriors beat Wiz 109-101 after museum visit

    Durant, Curry, Warriors beat Wiz 109-101 after museum visit

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:43 PM EST2018-03-01 03:43:09 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A day after taking schoolkids to a museum instead of visiting President Donald Trump at the White House, the Golden State Warriors won for the seventh time in eight games by beating the Washington Wizards 109-101 as Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 25, and Klay Thompson limited Bradley Beal to eight Wednesday night.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A day after taking schoolkids to a museum instead of visiting President Donald Trump at the White House, the Golden State Warriors won for the seventh time in eight games by beating the Washington Wizards 109-101 as Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 25, and Klay Thompson limited Bradley Beal to eight Wednesday night.

  • Curry to auction shoes in support of My Brother's Keeper

    Curry to auction shoes in support of My Brother's Keeper

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:40 PM EST2018-03-01 03:40:59 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - You can own a pair of shoes worn in a game by Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry - and support a cause, to boot.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - You can own a pair of shoes worn in a game by Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry - and support a cause, to boot.

  • The Latest: Supreme Court wrestles with polling apparel case

    The Latest: Supreme Court wrestles with polling apparel case

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:27 PM EST2018-03-01 03:27:59 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court justices are suggesting that states should be able to impose some limits on what people can wear when they go to vote - keeping people from wearing clothing supporting political candidates or issues.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court justices are suggesting that states should be able to impose some limits on what people can wear when they go to vote - keeping people from wearing clothing supporting political candidates or issues.

  • Woman accused of poisoning her look-alike with a cheesecake

    Woman accused of poisoning her look-alike with a cheesecake

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:27 PM EST2018-03-01 03:27:05 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - A Russian native from Brooklyn has been accused of poisoning her look-alike with a cheesecake and then stealing her identity and other property.

    NEW YORK (AP) - A Russian native from Brooklyn has been accused of poisoning her look-alike with a cheesecake and then stealing her identity and other property.

  • The Latest: Sessions pushes back against Trump tweet

    The Latest: Sessions pushes back against Trump tweet

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:25 PM EST2018-03-01 03:25:47 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing back against President Donald Trump for saying Sessions' response to Republican complaints about the FBI was "disgraceful."

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing back against President Donald Trump for saying Sessions' response to Republican complaints about the FBI was "disgraceful."

  • The Latest: Hundreds protest at San Francisco ICE office

    The Latest: Hundreds protest at San Francisco ICE office

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:24 PM EST2018-03-01 03:24:59 GMT

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - About 200 people are protesting outside the San Francisco offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement following its announcement of more than 150 arrests of people living in California illegally.

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - About 200 people are protesting outside the San Francisco offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement following its announcement of more than 150 arrests of people living in California illegally.

  • White House Communications Director Hope Hicks resigning

    White House Communications Director Hope Hicks resigning

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:23 PM EST2018-03-01 03:23:42 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most loyal aides, is resigning.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most loyal aides, is resigning.

  • Walmart sets age of 21 to buy firearms, ammunition

    Walmart sets age of 21 to buy firearms, ammunition

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:19 PM EST2018-03-01 03:19:25 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.

  • Dick's to stop selling assault-style rifles in its stores

    Dick's to stop selling assault-style rifles in its stores

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-03-01 03:18:14 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dick's Sporting Goods will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles in its stores and won't sell guns to anyone under 21 years old following the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dick's Sporting Goods will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles in its stores and won't sell guns to anyone under 21 years old following the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.

  • The Latest: Democrat pleased with Trump support on gun laws

    The Latest: Democrat pleased with Trump support on gun laws

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-03-01 03:17:32 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the Senate's leading gun control proponents says he is pleased that President Donald Trump expressed support for expanded background checks and other measures during a bipartisan meeting at the White House.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the Senate's leading gun control proponents says he is pleased that President Donald Trump expressed support for expanded background checks and other measures during a bipartisan meeting at the White House.

  • Senate approved two-year budget deal that would re-open federal government; needs house votes

    Senate approved two-year budget deal that would re-open federal government; needs house votes

    Friday, February 9 2018 2:39 AM EST2018-02-09 07:39:46 GMT

     It all comes down to a Senate procedure, which allows Sen. Rand Paul to hold up the vote. 

     It all comes down to a Senate procedure, which allows Sen. Rand Paul to hold up the vote. 

  • Not upset with the upset, sports chain could get Eagles rush

    Not upset with the upset, sports chain could get Eagles rush

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 3:50 PM EST2018-02-07 20:50:06 GMT
    Patriots blow 14-point lead for second week in a row, lose 35-28 to EaglesPatriots blow 14-point lead for second week in a row, lose 35-28 to Eagles

    The same sales bump took place after the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in more than a century.

    The same sales bump took place after the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in more than a century.

  • Professor reprimanded over selfie with severed heads

    Professor reprimanded over selfie with severed heads

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-02-07 20:49:25 GMT
    Stocks continue to climb as investors react to signs the Republican tax plan is likely to pass Congress this weekStocks continue to climb as investors react to signs the Republican tax plan is likely to pass Congress this week
    A newly released document shows a top University of Connecticut dental school professor was reprimanded over a selfie showing him and several students with two severed heads used for medical research.    The November letter by UConn School of Dental Medicine Dean R. Lamont MacNeil reprimands orthodontics professor Flavio Uribe for inappropriate and disrespectful conduct. The letter was obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through a public records request.    ...
    A newly released document shows a top University of Connecticut dental school professor was reprimanded over a selfie showing him and several students with two severed heads used for medical research.    The November letter by UConn School of Dental Medicine Dean R. Lamont MacNeil reprimands orthodontics professor Flavio Uribe for inappropriate and disrespectful conduct. The letter was obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through a public records request.    ...
  • Dow plunges 1,175 points in worst day for stocks since 2011

    Dow plunges 1,175 points in worst day for stocks since 2011

    Monday, February 5 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-02-06 00:13:22 GMT

    Dow Jones industrial average slumps 1,175 points, or 4.6 percent, erasing its gain for the year.

    Dow Jones industrial average slumps 1,175 points, or 4.6 percent, erasing its gain for the year.

  • Natalee Holloway's mom sues over TV series about daughter

    Natalee Holloway's mom sues over TV series about daughter

    Monday, February 5 2018 2:12 PM EST2018-02-05 19:12:57 GMT

    Alabama schoolteacher Beth Holloway has filed suit against producers of "The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway," a six-part series that aired last year on the Oxygen channel.

    Alabama schoolteacher Beth Holloway has filed suit against producers of "The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway," a six-part series that aired last year on the Oxygen channel.

  • Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter is charged

    Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter is charged

    Friday, February 2 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-02-03 01:08:18 GMT

     An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was charged Friday with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets, according to court documents.

     An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was charged Friday with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets, according to court documents.

  • Teen critical after LA school shooting, student arrested

    Teen critical after LA school shooting, student arrested

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-02-01 18:37:30 GMT
    © (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)© (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

    Two students were shot inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said.

    Two students were shot inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said.

  • Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets 8 years in prison

    Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets 8 years in prison

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 4:20 PM EST2018-01-31 21:20:30 GMT

    A Massachusetts pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak fought through sobs before being sentenced to eight years in prison

    A Massachusetts pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak fought through sobs before being sentenced to eight years in prison

  • Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

    Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:59 PM EST2018-01-24 17:59:22 GMT
    © (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)© (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
    The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: “I just signed your death warrant.” The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Larry Nassar’s victims were able to confront him face to face in a Michigan courtroom. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said Nassar’s “decision to assault was precise, calculated, manip...
    The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: “I just signed your death warrant.” The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Larry Nassar’s victims were able to confront him face to face in a Michigan courtroom. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said Nassar’s “decision to assault was precise, calculated, manip...
  • First government shutdown since 2013 in effect as Senate blocks bill to fund government

    First government shutdown since 2013 in effect as Senate blocks bill to fund government

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:11 AM EST2018-01-20 05:11:06 GMT

    The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government. 

    The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government. 

  • New details out on death of radio host's suspected killer

    New details out on death of radio host's suspected killer

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 4:08 PM EST2018-01-17 21:08:17 GMT

    Prosecutors announced Wednesday that Francis Mullholland was found dead on Oct. 8, 2013, at his Lower Township home. Responding officers found him on the living room floor along with a syringe and a blue wax fold marked "PitBull" that tested positive for heroin.

    Prosecutors announced Wednesday that Francis Mullholland was found dead on Oct. 8, 2013, at his Lower Township home. Responding officers found him on the living room floor along with a syringe and a blue wax fold marked "PitBull" that tested positive for heroin.

  • Waitress retires from Penn State hangout after 61 years

    Waitress retires from Penn State hangout after 61 years

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 4:05 PM EST2018-01-17 21:05:17 GMT

    Eighty-one-year-old Emma Gunsallus retired Tuesday from The Corner Room, where she worked as a waitress for 61 years.

    Eighty-one-year-old Emma Gunsallus retired Tuesday from The Corner Room, where she worked as a waitress for 61 years.

  • Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

    Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 4:00 PM EST2018-01-17 21:00:27 GMT
    Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained handwritten shooting calculations.Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained handwritten shooting calculations.

    Attorney Nicholas Crosby didn't identify new evidence or suspects but said charges might be possible depending on the results of an ongoing investigation.

    Attorney Nicholas Crosby didn't identify new evidence or suspects but said charges might be possible depending on the results of an ongoing investigation.

  • Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

    Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 3:59 PM EST2018-01-17 20:59:26 GMT
    ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis gives a first look at Apple's new, completely transparent store in Chicago that features automated robots and coding classes.ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis gives a first look at Apple's new, completely transparent store in Chicago that features automated robots and coding classes.

    The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot from the sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by President Donald Trump and approved by Congress last month.

    The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot from the sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by President Donald Trump and approved by Congress last month.

  • Ex-doctor’s victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

    Ex-doctor’s victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:39 PM EST2018-01-17 00:39:16 GMT

    One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually “grow into strong women that return to destroy your world.”

    One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually “grow into strong women that return to destroy your world.”

  • "NO missile threat to Hawaii"; False alarm triggered by human error

    "NO missile threat to Hawaii"; False alarm triggered by human error

    Saturday, January 13 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-01-14 00:07:07 GMT

    Vern Miyagi of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency say the alert sent out Saturday morning of a ballistic missile threat to Hawaii was a false alarm. 

    Vern Miyagi of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency say the alert sent out Saturday morning of a ballistic missile threat to Hawaii was a false alarm. 

  • Frustrations, tragedy mount for California mudslide town

    Frustrations, tragedy mount for California mudslide town

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-01-13 17:57:23 GMT

    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide.

    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide.

  • Trump comments highlight racial impact of migration platform

    Trump comments highlight racial impact of migration platform

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:55 PM EST2018-01-13 17:55:11 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - President Donald Trump's use of a vulgar term to describe African countries has left the small cluster of immigration hard-line groups in the U.S. scrambling to distance themselves from him.

    DENVER (AP) - President Donald Trump's use of a vulgar term to describe African countries has left the small cluster of immigration hard-line groups in the U.S. scrambling to distance themselves from him.

  • Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

    Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:54 PM EST2018-01-13 17:54:08 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about immigration have worsened the divide among evangelicals about his presidency. Some of Trump's staunchest evangelical backers are defending what he said.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about immigration have worsened the divide among evangelicals about his presidency. Some of Trump's staunchest evangelical backers are defending what he said.

  • N. Carolina mom accused of pulling knife on bullying teens

    N. Carolina mom accused of pulling knife on bullying teens

    Friday, January 12 2018 3:33 PM EST2018-01-12 20:33:52 GMT

    A North Carolina mother is facing charges after police say she followed her son to school and drew a knife on two teenagers she thought were bullying him.

    A North Carolina mother is facing charges after police say she followed her son to school and drew a knife on two teenagers she thought were bullying him.

  • Dog meet dog: American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

    Dog meet dog: American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:37 PM EST2018-01-11 01:37:07 GMT
    © (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)© (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    A spirited Dutch duck-luring dog and a friendly French rabbit hound are now running with the American Kennel Club’s pack.

    A spirited Dutch duck-luring dog and a friendly French rabbit hound are now running with the American Kennel Club’s pack.

  • Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors amid sinking sales

    Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors amid sinking sales

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-01-10 23:38:49 GMT
    © (Courtesy of The Coca-Cola Co. via AP)© (Courtesy of The Coca-Cola Co. via AP)

    Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda’s slumping sales.

    Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda’s slumping sales.

  • Customs officers seize $22M in cocaine hidden in furniture

    Customs officers seize $22M in cocaine hidden in furniture

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-01-09 00:22:40 GMT

    Federal customs officials in Philadelphia say they recently discovered more than 700 pounds (317 kilograms) of cocaine hidden inside bedroom furniture and kitchen cabinets that were shipped from Puerto Rico, making it the area's largest illicit drug bust in a decade.

    Federal customs officials in Philadelphia say they recently discovered more than 700 pounds (317 kilograms) of cocaine hidden inside bedroom furniture and kitchen cabinets that were shipped from Puerto Rico, making it the area's largest illicit drug bust in a decade.

  • Man soils plane bathrooms, diverting flight to Alaska

    Man soils plane bathrooms, diverting flight to Alaska

    Friday, January 5 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-01-06 00:24:57 GMT
    © (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)© (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Anchorage after a passenger was accused of soiling two bathrooms.

    A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Anchorage after a passenger was accused of soiling two bathrooms.

  • Apple sorry for slowing iPhones, cuts battery price by $50

    Apple sorry for slowing iPhones, cuts battery price by $50

    Thursday, December 28 2017 6:48 PM EST2017-12-28 23:48:42 GMT

    Apple is apologizing for secretly slowing down older iPhones, which it says was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue.

    Apple is apologizing for secretly slowing down older iPhones, which it says was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue.

  • Va. police: Suspect wearing Trust Me T-shirt steals car

    Va. police: Suspect wearing Trust Me T-shirt steals car

    Thursday, December 28 2017 3:18 PM EST2017-12-28 20:18:08 GMT
    (Official Fairfax County Police Department via AP)(Official Fairfax County Police Department via AP)

    A suspect wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with “Trust Me” allegedly stole a car with an accomplice in Fairfax County, Virginia.

    A suspect wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with “Trust Me” allegedly stole a car with an accomplice in Fairfax County, Virginia.

  • Man arrested in Phoenix killings of estranged wife, 2 kids

    Man arrested in Phoenix killings of estranged wife, 2 kids

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-12-26 20:44:25 GMT

    A man is accused of shooting and killing his estranged wife and their two children at a Phoenix apartment complex before getting into a Christmas Day shootout with officers, authorities said Tuesday.

    A man is accused of shooting and killing his estranged wife and their two children at a Phoenix apartment complex before getting into a Christmas Day shootout with officers, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 1.8M trucks for shifter problem

    Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 1.8M trucks for shifter problem

    Friday, December 22 2017 7:24 PM EST2017-12-23 00:24:51 GMT
    © (AP Photo/John Bazemore)© (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 1.8 million Ram trucks mainly in North America because they can be shifted out of park without the driver’s foot on the brake or possibly without the key in the ignition.

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 1.8 million Ram trucks mainly in North America because they can be shifted out of park without the driver’s foot on the brake or possibly without the key in the ignition.

  • Va. mom realizes she almost sent child to school with possible pot leaf on shirt

    Va. mom realizes she almost sent child to school with possible pot leaf on shirt

    Friday, December 22 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-12-22 23:12:53 GMT

    A Suffolk, Virginia mom was caught off guard when she realized she was sending her 6-year-old to school wearing a shirt with possible marijuana leaves on it.

    A Suffolk, Virginia mom was caught off guard when she realized she was sending her 6-year-old to school wearing a shirt with possible marijuana leaves on it.

  • Congress approves $2.1B for Veterans Affairs aid

    Congress approves $2.1B for Veterans Affairs aid

    Thursday, December 21 2017 5:39 PM EST2017-12-21 22:39:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

    Congress has approved $2.1 billion in emergency aid for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fill a budget hole in the ailing private-sector Choice program that threatened to delay medical care for hundreds of thousands of veterans.

    Congress has approved $2.1 billion in emergency aid for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fill a budget hole in the ailing private-sector Choice program that threatened to delay medical care for hundreds of thousands of veterans.

  • Business owner, Idaho town clash over pot extract's legality

    Business owner, Idaho town clash over pot extract's legality

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-12-17 21:49:27 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A small-business owner hoping to sell oil extracted from cannabis plants in Idaho is facing roadblocks from local officials saying such products may be illegal in the state.

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A small-business owner hoping to sell oil extracted from cannabis plants in Idaho is facing roadblocks from local officials saying such products may be illegal in the state.

  • Deadline for offshore wind farm proposals approaching

    Deadline for offshore wind farm proposals approaching

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:47 PM EST2017-12-17 21:47:55 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) - Offshore wind farm developers are preparing to submit proposals for large-scale operations off Massachusetts.

    BOSTON (AP) - Offshore wind farm developers are preparing to submit proposals for large-scale operations off Massachusetts.

  • Vermont's moose population struggles despite hunting cutback

    Vermont's moose population struggles despite hunting cutback

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:46 PM EST2017-12-17 21:46:45 GMT

    ISLAND POND, Vt. (AP) - Scientists say they fear shifting climate conditions are to blame for Vermont's struggling moose population.

    ISLAND POND, Vt. (AP) - Scientists say they fear shifting climate conditions are to blame for Vermont's struggling moose population.

  • End of days comes for Ohio man's 'zombie Nativity' scene

    End of days comes for Ohio man's 'zombie Nativity' scene

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:45 PM EST2017-12-17 21:45:37 GMT

    CINCINNATI (AP) - A macabre "zombie Nativity" scene that's become an annual tradition of sorts in a suburban Cincinnati neighborhood won't be displayed next Christmas.

    CINCINNATI (AP) - A macabre "zombie Nativity" scene that's become an annual tradition of sorts in a suburban Cincinnati neighborhood won't be displayed next Christmas.

  • Mississippi shipyard gets initial $63M to repair destroyer

    Mississippi shipyard gets initial $63M to repair destroyer

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-12-17 21:42:22 GMT

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Navy has awarded an initial $63 million contract to a Mississippi shipyard to repair a damaged destroyer.

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Navy has awarded an initial $63 million contract to a Mississippi shipyard to repair a damaged destroyer.

  • Ravens stay in playoff picture, down winless Browns 27-10

    Ravens stay in playoff picture, down winless Browns 27-10

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:40 PM EST2017-12-17 21:40:21 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass, ran for a score and beat Cleveland again as the Baltimore Ravens stayed on track for the AFC playoffs with a 27-10 win Sunday over the Browns, now two losses from becoming the NFL's second 0-16 team.

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass, ran for a score and beat Cleveland again as the Baltimore Ravens stayed on track for the AFC playoffs with a 27-10 win Sunday over the Browns, now two losses from becoming the NFL's second 0-16 team.

  • Smith, Lanier handle Gabbert; Redskins beat Cardinals 20-15

    Smith, Lanier handle Gabbert; Redskins beat Cardinals 20-15

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:39 PM EST2017-12-17 21:39:16 GMT

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Anthony Lanier sacked Blaine Gabbert and forced a fumble that Preston Smith recovered and the Washington Redskins held on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-15 Sunday in a game that was a comedy of errors for each team.

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Anthony Lanier sacked Blaine Gabbert and forced a fumble that Preston Smith recovered and the Washington Redskins held on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-15 Sunday in a game that was a comedy of errors for each team.

  • McCoy breaks 10,000, leads Bills to 24-16 win over Dolphins

    McCoy breaks 10,000, leads Bills to 24-16 win over Dolphins

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-12-17 21:38:01 GMT

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - LeSean McCoy scored twice and surpassed 10,000 career-yards rushing, while helping the Buffalo Bills stay in the thick of the AFC playoff hunt with a 24-16 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - LeSean McCoy scored twice and surpassed 10,000 career-yards rushing, while helping the Buffalo Bills stay in the thick of the AFC playoff hunt with a 24-16 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

  • Vikings cruise past Bengals 34-7 to clinch NFC North

    Vikings cruise past Bengals 34-7 to clinch NFC North

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:36 PM EST2017-12-17 21:36:46 GMT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eric Kendricks had an interception return for a touchdown, Case Keenum passed for 236 yards and two scores, and the Minnesota Vikings clinched the NFC North title with a 34-7 victory over the depleted and disinterested Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eric Kendricks had an interception return for a touchdown, Case Keenum passed for 236 yards and two scores, and the Minnesota Vikings clinched the NFC North title with a 34-7 victory over the depleted and disinterested Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

  • Jaguars thump Texans 45-7 for 1st playoff berth since 2007

    Jaguars thump Texans 45-7 for 1st playoff berth since 2007

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:35 PM EST2017-12-17 21:35:37 GMT

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars are returning to the playoffs for the first time in a decade thanks to a 45-7 drubbing of rival Houston on Sunday.

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars are returning to the playoffs for the first time in a decade thanks to a 45-7 drubbing of rival Houston on Sunday.

  • Jones: Don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats

    Jones: Don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:33 PM EST2017-12-17 21:33:46 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones of Alabama is insisting to both parties in politically divided Washington that he'll leave "all the options on the table" when it comes to his votes next year on issues from immigration to infrastructure.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones of Alabama is insisting to both parties in politically divided Washington that he'll leave "all the options on the table" when it comes to his votes next year on issues from immigration to infrastructure.

  • AP Exclusive: In western China, thought police instill fear

    AP Exclusive: In western China, thought police instill fear

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:30 PM EST2017-12-17 21:30:49 GMT

    KORLA, China (AP) - Possibly tens of thousands of people have been spirited without trial into China's secretive detention camps for alleged crimes that range from having extremist thoughts to merely traveling or studying abroad.

    KORLA, China (AP) - Possibly tens of thousands of people have been spirited without trial into China's secretive detention camps for alleged crimes that range from having extremist thoughts to merely traveling or studying abroad.

  • Latest: Funeral procession begins for California firefighter

    Latest: Funeral procession begins for California firefighter

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:29 PM EST2017-12-17 21:29:20 GMT

    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - A five-county funeral procession has begun for a firefighter killed while battling the colossal wildfire that's still threatening homes in Southern California.

    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - A five-county funeral procession has begun for a firefighter killed while battling the colossal wildfire that's still threatening homes in Southern California.

  • Two couples tie knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings

    Two couples tie knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-12-17 21:28:19 GMT

    SYDNEY (AP) - Two female couples have tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.

    SYDNEY (AP) - Two female couples have tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.

  • APNewsBreak: US soldier ambushed in Niger wasn't captured

    APNewsBreak: US soldier ambushed in Niger wasn't captured

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:26 PM EST2017-12-17 21:26:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Associated Press has learned that an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later wasn't captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Associated Press has learned that an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later wasn't captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range.

  • Trump's likely tax victory overshadowed by probe

    Trump's likely tax victory overshadowed by probe

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:23 PM EST2017-12-17 21:23:30 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is poised to bask in the triumph of his first major legislative victory.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is poised to bask in the triumph of his first major legislative victory.

  • MSNBC paid woman who said Chris Matthews harassed her

    MSNBC paid woman who said Chris Matthews harassed her

    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:22 PM EST2017-12-17 21:22:29 GMT

    An MSNBC spokesman has confirmed a report saying a news channel staffer had been paid and left the job after complaining she was sexually harassed by 'Hardball' host Chris Matthews nearly two decades ago.

    An MSNBC spokesman has confirmed a report saying a news channel staffer had been paid and left the job after complaining she was sexually harassed by 'Hardball' host Chris Matthews nearly two decades ago.

  • Florida professor fired after posting Newtown hoax blog loses case

    Florida professor fired after posting Newtown hoax blog loses case

    Monday, December 11 2017 7:01 PM EST2017-12-12 00:01:08 GMT
    © (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)© (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    A Florida college professor fired after publicly saying the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut was a hoax has lost a lawsuit claiming he was wrongfully terminated.

    A Florida college professor fired after publicly saying the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut was a hoax has lost a lawsuit claiming he was wrongfully terminated.

  • Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

    Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:33 PM EST2017-11-21 23:33:16 GMT

    Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.

    Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.

  • Atheist group sues NJ shelter over Catholic blessing of animals

    Atheist group sues NJ shelter over Catholic blessing of animals

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:42 PM EST2017-11-21 00:42:17 GMT
    © (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)© (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    An atheist group is suing to stop an annual blessing of the animals at a New Jersey shelter.

    An atheist group is suing to stop an annual blessing of the animals at a New Jersey shelter.

  • Can France's Macron bring Lebanon back from the brink?

    Can France's Macron bring Lebanon back from the brink?

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:22 PM EST2017-11-17 20:22:11 GMT

    PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron is trying on a new mantle: Mideast peacemaker. He's trying to defuse Lebanon's political crisis and preserve regional stability, by leveraging France's trade relations with rival players in the region and historical ties to its former protectorate.

    PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron is trying on a new mantle: Mideast peacemaker. He's trying to defuse Lebanon's political crisis and preserve regional stability, by leveraging France's trade relations with rival players in the region and historical ties to its former protectorate.

  • Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

    Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:20 PM EST2017-11-17 20:20:19 GMT

    MILAN (AP) - Italian media say Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina has died while serving multiple life sentences. He was 87.

    MILAN (AP) - Italian media say Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina has died while serving multiple life sentences. He was 87.

  • The Latest: Oil spill brings rush of business to tiny town

    The Latest: Oil spill brings rush of business to tiny town

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:01 PM EST2017-11-17 20:01:45 GMT

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A leak from the Keystone oil pipeline in South Dakota has brought cleanup workers to a tiny nearby town.

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A leak from the Keystone oil pipeline in South Dakota has brought cleanup workers to a tiny nearby town.

  • Pope to feed hundreds of poor at special Sunday lunch, Mass

    Pope to feed hundreds of poor at special Sunday lunch, Mass

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:00 PM EST2017-11-17 20:00:54 GMT

    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people - homeless, migrants, unemployed - a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu when he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi.

    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people - homeless, migrants, unemployed - a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu when he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi.

  • The Latest: Army commander's wife a grad at Mugabe ceremony

    The Latest: Army commander's wife a grad at Mugabe ceremony

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:00 PM EST2017-11-17 20:00:01 GMT

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The wife of Zimbabwe's army commander who put President Robert Mugabe under house arrest was among the graduates at the ceremony Mugabe attended in his first public appearance.

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The wife of Zimbabwe's army commander who put President Robert Mugabe under house arrest was among the graduates at the ceremony Mugabe attended in his first public appearance.

  • State Department battles criticism of Tillerson's management

    State Department battles criticism of Tillerson's management

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:59 PM EST2017-11-17 19:59:13 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is hitting back at growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is hitting back at growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps.

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