Oregon's first immigrant Latina lawmaker makes an impact 2017-05-30T10:50:54Z 2017-05-30T10:50:45Z 2017-05-30T10:50:45Z Teresa Alonso Leon, one of the first people brought to the U.S. illegally to become a lawmaker in America, has been making an impact as the first Latina immigrant member of the Oregon Legislature.
McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate 2017-05-30T10:50:29Z 2017-05-30T10:50:29Z 2017-05-30T10:50:29Z McConnell faces a challenge resolving the clashing demands of GOP senators on health care replacement bill.
Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire 2017-05-30T10:49:17Z 2017-05-30T10:49:10Z 2017-05-30T10:49:10Z Vincent Mitchell is trying to make sense of how a family dispute in southern Mississippi led to a rampage that killed eight people, including a deputy.
Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence 2017-05-30T10:48:41Z 2017-05-30T10:48:41Z 2017-05-30T10:48:41Z Immigrants from Arizona and elsewhere are urging grassroots resistance against Texas' recently passed crackdown on "sanctuary cities.".
Chicago inmates can order fancy Italian pizza made in jail 2017-05-30T09:48:45Z 2017-05-30T09:48:44Z 2017-05-30T09:48:44Z Gourmet Italian pizzas can be delivered to your cell, if you get locked up in Chicago's Cook County Jail. Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident 2017-05-30T09:09:45Z 2017-05-30T09:09:38Z 2017-05-30T09:09:38Z Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident. Kalanick's father, Donald, was injured and is in serious condition.
Navy SEAL killed in Fleet Week parachute accident identified 2017-05-30T08:32:44Z 2017-05-30T08:32:44Z 2017-05-30T08:32:44Z A Navy SEAL who fell to his death when his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River has been identified as a 27-year-old Colorado man.
Miss. teen: He 'loved me enough to take some bullets for me' 2017-05-30T08:32:37Z 2017-05-30T08:32:37Z 2017-05-30T08:32:37Z Mississippi says his 18-year-old cousin sacrificed his life to shield him from a gunman's shooting rampage.
Thousands turn out to remember Kennedy on his 100th birthday 2017-05-30T08:32:25Z 2017-05-30T08:32:25Z 2017-05-30T08:32:25Z The life and legacy of slain President John F. Kennedy will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100. Virginia man who joined Islamic State now facing trial in US 2017-05-30T08:32:19Z 2017-05-30T08:32:17Z 2017-05-30T08:32:17Z A one-time bus driver from Virginia is going on trial in federal court, accused of traveling to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State.
Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge 2017-05-30T08:21:30Z 2017-05-30T08:21:27Z 2017-05-30T08:21:27Z Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI.
Memorial Day parades, ceremonies honor fallen military 2017-05-30T07:29:53Z 2017-05-30T07:29:43Z 2017-05-30T07:29:43Z Americans have come together in solemn ceremonies and in Memorial Day parades to pay their respects to those killed in service to the country.
Ray Pfeifer, firefighter, voice for 9/11 health care, dies 2017-05-30T05:31:05Z 2017-05-30T05:31:05Z 2017-05-30T05:31:05Z A retired New York City firefighter who spent months at the World Trade Center site digging through debris and then fought for health care for first responders even when wracked with late-stage cancer has died. Trump's immigration views cast shadow on Virginia race 2017-05-30T04:09:51Z 2017-05-30T04:09:46Z 2017-05-30T04:09:46Z President Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or oppose the president.
Special prosecutor Mueller extols humility, integrity 2017-05-30T03:20:15Z 2017-05-30T03:20:15Z 2017-05-30T03:20:15Z Special prosecutor Robert Mueller III has given a heart-warming address to Massachusetts college prep school graduates, speaking of the importance of serving the country with humility, patience and integrity.
Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called "Superman" 2017-05-30T03:11:11Z 2017-05-30T03:11:11Z 2017-05-30T03:11:11Z A Virginia State Police special agent killed by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who mentored disadvantaged kids and founded a youth wrestling club. Trial near for sect members accused of beating away demons 2017-05-30T02:08:39Z 2017-05-30T02:08:39Z 2017-05-30T02:08:39Z After 4½ years and countless twists, the long-delayed trial of the first of five members of the Word of Faith Fellowship accused of beating "homosexual demons" out of a fellow congregant may begin this week in western North Carolina. Correction: Immigration-Nowhere To Deport story 2017-05-29T23:30:42Z 2017-05-29T23:30:40Z 2017-05-29T23:30:40Z Lawyers in Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him to. To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning 2017-05-29T21:49:15Z 2017-05-29T21:49:15Z 2017-05-29T21:49:15Z While millions of Americans celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer, some veterans and loved ones of fallen military members wish the holiday would command more respect. National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict 2017-05-29T21:39:28Z 2017-05-29T21:39:27Z 2017-05-29T21:39:27Z As the National Spelling Bee in the United States has become increasingly difficult, spellers are less likely to come out of nowhere to hoist the trophy. Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River 2017-05-29T19:30:13Z 2017-05-29T19:30:13Z 2017-05-29T19:30:13Z A Navy Seal team member has died after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week show over the Hudson River. Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland 2017-05-29T18:01:00Z 2017-05-29T18:00:52Z 2017-05-29T18:00:52Z Trump is condemns fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to aid two Muslim women as an avowed white supremacist harassed them in Portland, Oregon. Trump's budget cuts West Coast quake warning system funding 2017-05-29T17:30:03Z 2017-05-29T17:29:41Z 2017-05-29T17:29:41Z President Trump's budget would cut funding for West Coast earthquake early warning system. Science Says: What's known and not known about marijuana 2017-05-29T17:30:01Z 2017-05-29T17:29:39Z 2017-05-29T17:29:39Z A new study about using a marijuana ingredient to treat epilepsy joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot.
Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan 2017-05-29T17:29:54Z 2017-05-29T17:29:35Z 2017-05-29T17:29:35Z Advocates for wild horses say President Donald Trump is giving in to ranchers and rural communities who don't want the animals competing for space on land in the U.S. West.
Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad 2017-05-29T17:29:50Z 2017-05-29T17:29:33Z 2017-05-29T17:29:33Z A survey of US beekeepers finds some hope for the nation's troubled honeybees. US nuclear lab's future up in the air after recent fire 2017-05-29T17:29:49Z 2017-05-29T17:29:32Z 2017-05-29T17:29:32Z A recent fire has put a national laboratory's ability to operate safely into question.
Once an unlikely candidate, Iowa's governor embraces new job 2017-05-29T15:28:57Z 2017-05-29T15:28:42Z 2017-05-29T15:28:42Z Gov. Kim Reynolds acknowledges growing more comfortable with her ascent to Iowa's job following her mentor's appointment as U.S. ambassador to China. California House race is a test of Latino, Korean influence 2017-05-29T14:00:23Z 2017-05-29T13:59:05Z 2017-05-29T13:59:05Z A June 6 special election for a U.S. House seat from Los Angeles could be a breakout moment for Korean-Americans. New lawsuit accuses imprisoned former speaker of sex assault 2017-05-29T13:58:53Z 2017-05-29T13:58:02Z 2017-05-29T13:58:02Z An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case. Government: Judge postpones trial of Chinese billionaire 2017-05-29T13:29:49Z 2017-05-29T13:29:45Z 2017-05-29T13:29:45Z Prosecutors say the trial of a Chinese billionaire charged in a United Nations bribery case will not begin Tuesday after all. San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes 2017-05-29T13:20:38Z 2017-05-29T13:20:38Z 2017-05-29T13:20:38Z No court appears to have made as dramatic and attempt to try to ease the burden of fines and fees as San Francisco, legal observers say. The Latest: Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident 2017-05-29T12:38:24Z 2017-05-29T12:38:11Z 2017-05-29T12:38:11Z The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says that the parents of ride-hailing company Uber's CEO were riding a boat on Pine Flat Lake when it hit a rock and sank.
Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam 2017-05-29T12:18:45Z 2017-05-29T12:18:42Z 2017-05-29T12:18:42Z This Memorial Day, friends remember Sharon Lane as the only woman in the U.S. Army killed by hostile fire during the Vietnam War. NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan 2017-05-29T07:58:31Z 2017-05-29T07:58:28Z 2017-05-29T07:58:28Z South Korea's military says rival North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile. 'I ain't fit to live': Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8 2017-05-29T07:47:45Z 2017-05-29T07:47:45Z 2017-05-29T07:47:45Z Authorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy. Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years 2017-05-29T07:18:55Z 2017-05-29T07:18:55Z 2017-05-29T07:18:55Z A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for more than 30 years.
Drivers in limbo after track owner's sex traffic arrest 2017-05-29T02:56:29Z 2017-05-29T02:56:30Z 2017-05-29T02:56:30Z A small Connecticut racetrack and the drivers who compete there have become collateral damage in a sex trafficking ring.
Brush fire on Los Angeles hillside sparked by weed whacker 2017-05-29T02:18:39Z 2017-05-29T02:18:38Z 2017-05-29T02:18:38Z More than 150 firefighters battle 30-acre brush fire on a Los Angeles hillside that investigators say was sparked by a weed whacker. Barbra Streisand's dog dies, was her companion for 14 years 2017-05-29T01:16:08Z 2017-05-29T01:16:07Z 2017-05-29T01:16:07Z Barbra Streisand is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Sammie. Police in California fatally shoot man armed with an ax 2017-05-29T00:29:53Z 2017-05-29T00:29:52Z 2017-05-29T00:29:52Z San Jose police officer fatally shoot man who charged at him and other officers with an ax.
Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose' 2017-05-29T00:29:21Z 2017-05-29T00:28:58Z 2017-05-29T00:28:58Z Mark Zuckerberg is giving a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of to create Facebook. Alaska volcano erupts again; aviation alert raised to red 2017-05-29T00:17:02Z 2017-05-29T00:17:02Z 2017-05-29T00:17:02Z An Alaska volcano that has been active for nearly six months has erupted again. Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A CORRECTIVE story 2017-05-28T23:19:45Z 2017-05-28T23:19:45Z 2017-05-28T23:19:45Z President Donald Trump's proposed budget calls for opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Southern California beach closed again due to sharks 2017-05-28T21:36:32Z 2017-05-28T21:36:32Z 2017-05-28T21:36:32Z A section of Southern California coast has been closed again after at least four sharks were spotted close to shore.
No public events at Ohio zoo where gorilla killed 1 year ago 2017-05-28T21:36:29Z 2017-05-28T21:36:29Z 2017-05-28T21:36:29Z No public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla.
The Latest: Shooting suspect hospitalized in good condition 2017-05-28T20:47:35Z 2017-05-28T20:47:35Z 2017-05-28T20:47:35Z A witness says a Mississippi man had been arguing with his estranged wife about their children when he opened fire inside his in-laws' home after a sheriff's deputy arrived. Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets 2017-05-28T17:28:14Z 2017-05-28T17:27:03Z 2017-05-28T17:27:03Z People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018.
New York senators' scandal highlights vast stipend system 2017-05-28T16:07:02Z 2017-05-28T16:06:58Z 2017-05-28T16:06:58Z Few state legislatures have a bonus system as extensive as the one in New York's state senate.
Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman' 2017-05-28T15:58:07Z 2017-05-28T15:56:55Z 2017-05-28T15:58:07Z Controversy bubbled up Friday over plans in Austin, Texas, and Brooklyn to set aside some shows for women only at Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas.
Hamptons braces for sunshine, parties, and noisy aircraft 2017-05-28T15:48:39Z 2017-05-28T15:48:39Z 2017-05-28T15:48:39Z The issue of aircraft noise has long been a problem, but East Hampton town's attempts to enact curfews that limit overnight flights and the loudest aircraft have been struck down by a court. Federal officials in Alaska probe 2 plane crashes; 4 dead 2017-05-28T14:59:27Z 2017-05-28T14:59:14Z 2017-05-28T14:59:14Z Federal investigators say 2 planes crashed more than 600 miles apart in Alaska almost simultaneously Saturday, killing four people in all. In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose 2017-05-28T13:28:10Z 2017-05-28T13:27:14Z 2017-05-28T13:27:14Z As an opioid epidemic tears across the United States, police officers tasked with reversing the effects of overdose in addicts are increasingly at risk of accidentally overdose themselves due to the potency of synthetic opioids. Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles 2017-05-28T12:47:04Z 2017-05-28T12:46:56Z 2017-05-28T12:46:56Z Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now largely unexplored.
Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018 2017-05-28T11:36:45Z 2017-05-28T11:15:36Z 2017-05-28T11:36:45Z The World War II bomber Memphis Belle goes on display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton, Ohio. Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home 2017-05-28T11:14:49Z 2017-05-28T07:57:03Z 2017-05-28T11:14:49Z Report: 1 in 4 Alzheimer's disease deaths are now occurring at home _ a startling increase that marks a shift away from hospitals and nursing homes.
With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city 2017-05-28T11:11:58Z 2017-05-28T07:55:58Z 2017-05-28T11:11:58Z Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that left Texas's capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers stepped in.
California bills target private business to help immigrants 2017-05-28T11:11:14Z 2017-05-28T07:55:37Z 2017-05-28T11:11:14Z California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration with bills aimed at limiting how much private business people can cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine 2017-05-28T08:57:56Z 2017-05-28T06:25:08Z 2017-05-28T08:57:56Z A suspect has been taken into custody following an overnight manhunt in the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent, authorities said Saturday. Parents of girl filmed urinating tell school 'do something' 2017-05-28T07:36:15Z 2017-05-28T05:37:27Z 2017-05-28T07:36:15Z Parents of teen girl who was filmed urinating in a bathroom stall say officials at a California high school aren't doing enough to punish the perpetrator who received a three-day suspension.
Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues 2017-05-28T04:51:35Z 2017-05-28T04:25:02Z 2017-05-28T04:51:35Z Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died. He was 69. Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died 2017-05-28T03:05:50Z 2017-05-28T03:05:47Z 2017-05-28T03:05:47Z Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.
Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69 2017-05-28T02:45:44Z 2017-05-28T02:45:44Z 2017-05-28T02:45:44Z Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69.
Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as 'voice of our generation' 2017-05-28T00:55:12Z 2017-05-28T00:55:07Z 2017-05-28T00:55:07Z Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being laid to rest Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.
Police: Woman locked her kids in car trunk while she shopped 2017-05-27T20:14:50Z 2017-05-27T20:14:50Z 2017-05-27T20:14:50Z A Utah woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car's trunk while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop.
Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups 2017-05-27T19:08:36Z 2017-05-27T19:08:33Z 2017-05-27T19:08:33Z The Trump administration says state and local governments should pay for cleanups of the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and other iconic waterways.
Pilot's remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years 2017-05-27T18:29:31Z 2017-05-27T18:28:30Z 2017-05-27T18:28:30Z It took 52 years, but a daughter has finally brought her father's remains back to U.S. soil from Vietnam.
Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals 2017-05-27T18:07:14Z 2017-05-27T18:07:08Z 2017-05-27T18:07:08Z Kansas legislators are preparing to reopen a debate over keeping concealed guns out of those hospitals and other health care facilities. Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train 2017-05-27T17:18:23Z 2017-05-27T17:18:18Z 2017-05-27T17:18:18Z Authorities on Saturday identified a 35-year-old Portland man as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon.
If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready 2017-05-27T15:59:26Z 2017-05-27T15:59:26Z 2017-05-27T15:59:26Z Amid reports that the FBI is investigating meetings Trump son-in-law had with Russians, Jared Kushner's lawyer says he is willing to cooperate with investigators. Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies 2017-05-27T14:38:33Z 2017-05-27T14:38:31Z 2017-05-27T14:38:31Z Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died. Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s 2017-05-27T14:28:59Z 2017-05-27T14:28:14Z 2017-05-27T14:28:14Z Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time.
New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activists 2017-05-27T13:48:33Z 2017-05-27T13:48:28Z 2017-05-27T13:48:28Z More than a dozen states this year have passed "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers.
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo 2017-05-27T13:48:09Z 2017-05-27T13:48:06Z 2017-05-27T13:48:06Z A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings.
Next for Montana's new congressman: Day in court, then DC 2017-05-27T13:36:14Z 2017-05-27T13:36:11Z 2017-05-27T13:36:11Z Republican Greg Gianforte's win in Montana's special election hinged on flaws in both the two major party candidates. Denis Johnson, author of 'Jesus' Son,' dead at 67 2017-05-27T04:46:10Z 2017-05-27T04:46:04Z 2017-05-27T04:46:04Z Denis Johnson, the prize-winning author best known for the classic story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67. Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII 2017-05-27T03:36:15Z 2017-05-27T03:35:54Z 2017-05-27T03:35:54Z The military will honor more than a dozen deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II.
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic 2017-05-27T03:07:35Z 2017-05-27T03:07:26Z 2017-05-27T03:07:26Z Republicans held onto a conservative House seat in Montana despite a last-minute assault charge against their candidate. Democrats say the GOP had to spend millions on what should have been an easy win. Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff 2017-05-27T03:07:32Z 2017-05-27T03:07:17Z 2017-05-27T03:07:17Z Texas' Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a 'bathroom bill' targeting transgender people, putting the legislation in serious doubt.
Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought home 2017-05-27T03:07:30Z 2017-05-27T03:07:13Z 2017-05-27T03:07:13Z Daughter to bury father, Navy pilot whose plane crashed half century ago during Vietnam War.
Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con' 2017-05-27T03:06:42Z 2017-05-27T03:06:41Z 2017-05-27T03:06:41Z Hillary Clinton is returning to her alma mater, Wellesley College, to deliver this year's commencement address at the Massachusetts school. Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court 2017-05-27T02:56:51Z 2017-05-27T02:56:18Z 2017-05-27T02:56:18Z A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages 2017-05-27T01:06:09Z 2017-05-27T01:06:08Z 2017-05-27T01:06:08Z A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders fails to provide evidence to support that claim.
Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992 2017-05-27T00:29:54Z 2017-05-27T00:25:47Z 2017-05-27T00:29:54Z Declaring "justice prevailed," a Michigan man in prison for 25 years was released after new tests on bullets supported his extraordinary claim that he was convicted with bogus evidence. California 'anti-fascist' activist charged with assault 2017-05-26T23:47:37Z 2017-05-26T23:47:34Z 2017-05-26T23:47:34Z Authorities say a former San Francisco Bay Area junior college professor has been arrested for beating three people during violent clashes between supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump last month.
Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions 2017-05-26T23:47:34Z 2017-05-26T23:47:29Z 2017-05-26T23:47:29Z An oil tank explosion in Colorado killed a worker and burned three others miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month.
Lawsuit: Arkansas man died after jail denied medical help 2017-05-26T23:06:36Z 2017-05-26T23:06:33Z 2017-05-26T23:06:33Z The family of an Arkansas man has filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing a for-profit jail and at least 12 guards and nurses of denying him adequate medical care as his health worsened and leaving him to die in his cell.
Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse 2017-05-26T22:07:58Z 2017-05-26T22:07:58Z 2017-05-26T22:07:58Z Construction workers in California dangled from metal cables and rebar after scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in Oakland.
Prosecutor: Rape sentence lenient, compares to Brock Turner 2017-05-26T21:59:25Z 2017-05-26T21:59:18Z 2017-05-26T21:59:18Z A California prosecutor says a man convicted of raping a relative received a sentence that's too lenient, comparing it to the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner.
The Latest: Aviator killed in Vietnam comes home for burial 2017-05-26T20:58:37Z 2017-05-26T20:57:57Z 2017-05-26T20:57:57Z Remains of US Navy pilot killed when his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War brought to San Diego for burial.
Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrial 2017-05-26T20:58:01Z 2017-05-26T20:57:00Z 2017-05-26T20:57:00Z The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist is barring prosecutors from showing jurors the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag.
South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence 2017-05-26T20:47:29Z 2017-05-26T20:47:29Z 2017-05-26T20:47:29Z A man charged with killing seven people over a 13-year period in South Carolina is heading to court. Science Says: Whale of a mystery solved? How they got so big 2017-05-26T20:18:05Z 2017-05-26T20:18:05Z 2017-05-26T20:18:05Z Scientists may have solved a mystery about the biggest of whales and how they evolved.
Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska 2017-05-26T20:17:56Z 2017-05-26T20:17:55Z 2017-05-26T20:17:55Z The federal agency that supports basic science research is taking a close look at what's under the ground in Alaska.
Civil War museum closes after spat over Confederate flag 2017-05-26T19:57:54Z 2017-05-26T19:56:50Z 2017-05-26T19:56:50Z A small Civil War museum in Georgia has closed its doors and boxed up its artifacts.
Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer 2017-05-26T19:04:27Z 2017-05-26T19:04:27Z 2017-05-26T19:04:27Z Alabama has put to death Tommy Arthur, the man who escaped seven prior execution dates for his conviction in a 1982 murder-for-hire. San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign 2017-05-26T18:32:33Z 2017-05-26T18:26:30Z 2017-05-26T18:32:33Z Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students.
Kennedys discuss JFK's legacy 100 years after his birth 2017-05-26T18:17:59Z 2017-05-26T18:17:54Z 2017-05-26T18:17:54Z 100 years after John F. Kennedy's birth, his descendants discuss how they're carrying out his legacy.
San Bernardino attack suspects shot up to 27 times 2017-05-26T15:56:59Z 2017-05-26T15:56:16Z 2017-05-26T15:56:16Z Authorities have released a detailed report with the accounts of more than two officers involved in a shootout with a couple who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino terror attack. The Latest: South Carolina man pleads guilty to 7 killings 2017-05-26T14:32:15Z 2017-05-26T14:28:05Z 2017-05-26T14:32:15Z A man charged with killing seven people over a 13-year period in South Carolina is heading to court.
Small university outranks many others in black physics grads 2017-05-26T14:06:56Z 2017-05-26T14:06:56Z 2017-05-26T14:06:56Z Small Dillard University graduating more black women in physics than many of its larger counterparts.
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural 2017-05-26T13:47:47Z 2017-05-26T13:47:42Z 2017-05-26T13:47:42Z President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media _ but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. Judge: UPS must pay $247M to NYC and state in cigarette case 2017-05-26T13:24:35Z 2017-05-26T13:24:32Z 2017-05-26T13:24:32Z A federal judge has ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for illegally shipping cigarettes.
Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire 2017-05-26T08:18:25Z 2017-05-26T08:18:22Z 2017-05-26T08:18:22Z Alabama is set to execute a man who has had his lethal injection delayed by the courts seven times.
Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump 2017-05-26T07:45:51Z 2017-05-26T07:45:49Z 2017-05-26T07:45:49Z The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate.
Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race 2017-05-26T07:31:18Z 2017-05-26T07:27:02Z 2017-05-26T07:31:18Z Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the special election. Lego giraffe to be named in honor of giraffe-loving boy 2017-05-26T07:15:14Z 2017-05-26T07:15:07Z 2017-05-26T07:15:07Z A giant Lego giraffe is being renamed to honor a giraffe-loving Massachusetts boy who died last month. Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities 2017-05-26T06:17:51Z 2017-05-26T06:17:49Z 2017-05-26T06:17:49Z Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas.
The Latest: Democrat concedes to Gianforte in Montana race 2017-05-26T05:54:53Z 2017-05-26T05:54:52Z 2017-05-26T05:54:52Z The Montana congressional candidate accused of assaulting a reporter hasn't been seen or heard from Thursday as voters go to the polls.
Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks he once alienated 2017-05-26T05:15:17Z 2017-05-26T05:15:17Z 2017-05-26T05:15:17Z After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia. $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor 2017-05-26T02:47:10Z 2017-05-26T02:46:56Z 2017-05-26T02:46:56Z An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse. Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel 2017-05-26T02:34:58Z 2017-05-26T02:34:41Z 2017-05-26T02:34:41Z Authorities say a man has been arrested after he backed a tractor-trailer through the front gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel and crashed it into the building's front door.
Gov. Walker wants Wisconsin to drug test Medicaid applicants 2017-05-26T01:27:45Z 2017-05-26T01:26:51Z 2017-05-26T01:26:51Z Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening is up for review by a key state legislative committee. Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy 2017-05-26T01:15:43Z 2017-05-26T01:15:40Z 2017-05-26T01:15:40Z A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March. Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans 2017-05-26T00:31:57Z 2017-05-26T00:28:45Z 2017-05-26T00:31:57Z Nearly five dozen Native American tribes in six Western states criticized President Trump's proposed budget cuts to federal programs and aid for American Indians.
California guards, inmates recovering after rare mass attack 2017-05-25T23:46:32Z 2017-05-25T23:46:32Z 2017-05-25T23:46:32Z Officials say a fight that forced correctional officers to open fire with real bullets to stop a melee was unusual even by the violent standard of California prisons. Correction: Snowy Plover Chick story 2017-05-25T22:58:07Z 2017-05-25T22:57:05Z 2017-05-25T22:57:05Z Correction: Snowy Plover Chick story.
US: Uzbek man serving sentence in terror plot stabbed warden 2017-05-25T22:57:19Z 2017-05-25T22:56:15Z 2017-05-25T22:56:15Z Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in a California federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been indicted on charges that he stabbed a prison warden. Charges: Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US 2017-05-25T22:47:55Z 2017-05-25T22:47:52Z 2017-05-25T22:47:52Z Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to the U.S. and forced them to work as prostitutes.
Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials 2017-05-25T21:36:14Z 2017-05-25T21:36:07Z 2017-05-25T21:36:07Z Leaks of sensitive information that have been a hallmark of the Trump administration are antagonizing one of America's closest allies. Nebraska prison revolt began with spat over alcohol 2017-05-25T20:49:45Z 2017-05-25T20:49:28Z 2017-05-25T20:49:28Z Officials say a deadly uprising at a Nebraska prison began because inmates were angry that prison staffers had confiscated 150 pounds of homemade alcohol from their cells.
11 hurt, most with minor injuries, in Vegas school bus crash 2017-05-25T19:59:47Z 2017-05-25T19:58:35Z 2017-05-25T19:58:35Z Authorities say at least 11 people were injured, including eight middle school students, a bus driver and a woman and an infant in a vehicle that collided with a school bus in southeast Las Vegas. Judge denies motion to drop charges in Laquan McDonald case 2017-05-25T19:48:10Z 2017-05-25T19:48:06Z 2017-05-25T19:48:06Z A judge has refused to throw out the murder charges against a white Chicago police officer charged after he shot black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times.
The Latest: Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes 2017-05-25T18:25:11Z 2017-05-25T18:25:10Z 2017-05-25T18:25:10Z It's unclear how an alleged assault of a reporter by a Montana congressional candidate will affect the special election's outcome _ in part because more than a third of the state's registered voters cast absentee ballots before polls opened Thursday.
From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads 2017-05-25T17:50:37Z 2017-05-25T17:50:33Z 2017-05-25T17:50:33Z Famous figures from entertainment, politics and business are giving commencement speeches at colleges across the country. Report: Huge tank that exploded needed emergency repairs 2017-05-25T17:50:32Z 2017-05-25T17:50:28Z 2017-05-25T17:50:28Z A federal report says a St. Louis company's steam condensation tank exploded, shooting into the air and through the roof of a neighboring business, after the tank was restarted despite needing emergency repairs. Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike 2017-05-25T16:47:20Z 2017-05-25T16:47:18Z 2017-05-25T16:47:18Z Hundreds of mentally ill inmates are languishing for months in Texas jails because of a lack of space at the state's psychiatric hospitals.
Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat 2017-05-25T15:58:37Z 2017-05-25T15:58:10Z 2017-05-25T15:58:10Z Health care is a prominent issue in rural Montana as the state prepares to vote in a special election to fill its only seat in the US House.
The Latest: GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate 2017-05-25T15:55:19Z 2017-05-25T15:55:15Z 2017-05-25T15:55:15Z The Guardian reporter who authorities say was assaulted by a Montana Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat says he never touched the politician before he was thrown to the ground. Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bags 2017-05-25T14:55:25Z 2017-05-25T14:55:24Z 2017-05-25T14:55:24Z Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Toyota, Ford and Nissan over defective air bags. Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs 2017-05-25T13:35:25Z 2017-05-25T13:30:31Z 2017-05-25T13:35:25Z Spacewalking astronauts are tackling urgent repairs at the International Space Station. From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti 2017-05-25T13:30:48Z 2017-05-25T13:27:18Z 2017-05-25T13:30:48Z A Playboy centerfold who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media with insults about the woman's body is expected to appear in court to resolve a criminal charge in Los Angeles.
AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really? 2017-05-25T09:05:05Z 2017-05-25T09:04:59Z 2017-05-25T09:04:59Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump budget chief misleads in insisting no cuts to Medicaid.
Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse 2017-05-25T07:46:24Z 2017-05-25T07:46:23Z 2017-05-25T07:46:23Z Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery. Architect of Dodd-Frank repeal bill agrees to key change 2017-05-25T07:38:33Z 2017-05-25T07:38:21Z 2017-05-25T07:38:21Z The architect of House legislation that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis has agreed to make a key change to the bill, clearing the way for the full House to take up the measure in coming weeks. Jury selection begins in Ohio officer's murder retrial 2017-05-25T07:26:13Z 2017-05-25T07:26:10Z 2017-05-25T07:26:10Z More than 200 people are due to report to an Ohio courthouse as jury selection gets underway in the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist.
GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter 2017-05-25T06:54:50Z 2017-05-25T06:54:42Z 2017-05-25T06:54:42Z Voters are heading to the polls Thursday to decide who will fill Montana's only U.S. House seat amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs.
The Latest: GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault 2017-05-25T05:46:27Z 2017-05-25T05:46:27Z 2017-05-25T05:46:27Z A reporter for the Guardian newspaper is alleging that the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat "body slammed" him on the day before the special election.
The Latest: 2 blacks on Cosby case of 12; alternates picked 2017-05-25T04:36:21Z 2017-05-25T04:36:17Z 2017-05-25T04:36:17Z With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, the defense is crying foul.
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks 2017-05-25T04:36:09Z 2017-05-25T04:36:07Z 2017-05-25T04:36:07Z With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, the defense is crying foul. Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries 2017-05-25T03:58:59Z 2017-05-25T03:58:19Z 2017-05-25T03:58:19Z Jurors have sided with a California research university in its dispute with a renowned plant scientist credited with developing tasty strawberries as a professor there. Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes 2017-05-25T02:01:10Z 2017-05-25T02:00:53Z 2017-05-25T02:00:53Z A California judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of the founder of Bikram yoga, who is under orders to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 judgment won by a former legal adviser.
Workers start dismantling jail tent complex in Phoenix 2017-05-25T02:01:07Z 2017-05-25T02:00:51Z 2017-05-25T02:00:51Z Crews have started to dismantle some of the tents in a controversial outdoor jail complex in Phoenix that's in the process of being closed by the metro area's new sheriff.
8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl 2017-05-25T02:00:24Z 2017-05-25T02:00:22Z 2017-05-25T02:00:22Z Officials say eight Northern California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to outside hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control.
Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election 2017-05-25T01:35:28Z 2017-05-25T01:35:24Z 2017-05-25T01:35:24Z Court documents show federal agents were worried last October that a Louisiana private investigator had illegally obtained Donald Trump's tax returns and may leak them. Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino 2017-05-25T00:58:51Z 2017-05-25T00:56:45Z 2017-05-25T00:58:51Z Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions. Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl 2017-05-25T00:34:19Z 2017-05-25T00:34:15Z 2017-05-25T00:34:15Z The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times.
South Dakota girl with cancer prevented from graduating 2017-05-25T00:07:46Z 2017-05-25T00:07:40Z 2017-05-25T00:07:40Z A western South Dakota high school won't let a student who has brain cancer to walk at graduation because she's six credits short of being able to graduate. Many states have laws intended to keep kids away from guns 2017-05-25T00:07:42Z 2017-05-25T00:07:38Z 2017-05-25T00:07:38Z Many states have laws intended to keep kids away from guns.
A third of older Latinos have tapped into retirement savings 2017-05-24T23:29:32Z 2017-05-24T23:29:00Z 2017-05-24T23:29:00Z A poll says older Latinos are more likely than older whites or older blacks to say they've had to withdraw or borrow money from a retirement account.
Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics' 2017-05-24T22:59:21Z 2017-05-24T22:58:58Z 2017-05-24T22:58:58Z Former Vice President Joe Biden is slated to deliver the Class Day address at Harvard University. Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds 2017-05-24T22:55:27Z 2017-05-24T22:55:19Z 2017-05-24T22:55:19Z Johnson & Johnson, 42 states reach $33 million settlement over recalled nonprescription medicines. South Dakota jury finds consultant not guilty in pot case 2017-05-24T21:59:07Z 2017-05-24T21:58:06Z 2017-05-24T21:58:06Z A South Dakota jury has acquitted a consultant of drug charges for his role in helping an American Indian tribe pursue a marijuana resort on tribal land.
Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget 2017-05-24T21:36:56Z 2017-05-24T21:29:23Z 2017-05-24T21:36:56Z President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives. Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made 2017-05-24T20:59:12Z 2017-05-24T20:59:04Z 2017-05-24T20:59:04Z Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he won't sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state and is instead sending it back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward.
'I won't give up': Death row inmate seeks execution reprieve 2017-05-24T20:07:35Z 2017-05-24T20:07:30Z 2017-05-24T20:07:30Z Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection Thursday.
Lawsuit: VA contracting changes could cut jobs for the blind 2017-05-24T20:04:28Z 2017-05-24T20:04:27Z 2017-05-24T20:04:27Z Advocacy group is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs, alleging the agency ignored a longstanding law when it changed contracting rules used for decades to give jobs to the blind.
DeVos to review rejected college prep grant applications 2017-05-24T20:00:11Z 2017-05-24T19:59:58Z 2017-05-24T19:59:58Z The U.S. Department of Education will reconsider awarding grants to programs that help low-income students prepare for college after their applications were rejected due to formatting errors.
Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor 2017-05-24T19:54:37Z 2017-05-24T19:54:33Z 2017-05-24T19:54:33Z Kim Reynolds has been sworn in as Iowa's next governor, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for veteran Gov. Terry Branstad. Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted 2017-05-24T17:34:27Z 2017-05-24T17:30:09Z 2017-05-24T17:34:27Z A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury. Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina 2017-05-24T16:17:49Z 2017-05-24T16:17:45Z 2017-05-24T16:17:45Z Sheriff: Field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million.
Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight 2017-05-24T14:39:08Z 2017-05-24T14:38:51Z 2017-05-24T14:38:51Z Despite raising red flags at Los Angeles International Airport, a man cited by airport police and traveling to Hawaii with no luggage was allowed to board an American Airlines flight. Same sex couple says Southwest discriminated against them 2017-05-24T14:08:39Z 2017-05-24T14:08:29Z 2017-05-24T14:08:29Z A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent. Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage 2017-05-24T12:17:47Z 2017-05-24T12:17:30Z 2017-05-24T12:17:30Z California authorities say they will wait for a stretch of Highway 1 to stabilize again before going in to assess damage from a massive new landslide along the iconic coast road. Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends cuts 2017-05-24T07:32:32Z 2017-05-24T07:28:00Z 2017-05-24T07:32:32Z President Donald Trump's 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. State Department and international assistance dramatically ramps down American support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the welfare of the neediest around the world.
Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA 2017-05-24T07:32:20Z 2017-05-24T07:27:49Z 2017-05-24T07:32:20Z A Southern California university has granted a surprise honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class and took notes for him while he earned his MBA.
Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk 2017-05-24T07:08:31Z 2017-05-24T07:08:30Z 2017-05-24T07:08:30Z Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service preservation program. Clinton: Trump budget shows 'unimaginable' cruelty 2017-05-24T06:43:15Z 2017-05-24T06:42:54Z 2017-05-24T06:42:54Z Hillary Clinton says Republican President Donald Trump's budget shows an "unimaginable level of cruelty" for millions of Americans and children. New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire 2017-05-24T05:53:37Z 2017-05-24T05:53:31Z 2017-05-24T05:53:31Z New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a plane engine caught fire, prompting a temporarily closure.
Graduation day bittersweet for slain black scholar's friends 2017-05-24T05:43:02Z 2017-05-24T05:43:02Z 2017-05-24T05:43:02Z Prosecutors are asking for patience from two college communities as authorities investigate as a possible hate crime the stabbing of a black Army officer, allegedly by a white University of Maryland student.
Suspect in Ohio house fire that killed 7 due in court 2017-05-24T04:45:44Z 2017-05-24T04:45:40Z 2017-05-24T04:45:40Z An Ohio man accused of starting a house fire that killed seven of his neighbors is due in court. Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars 2017-05-24T04:45:43Z 2017-05-24T04:45:39Z 2017-05-24T04:45:39Z Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past two and a half years.
11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias 2017-05-24T04:44:03Z 2017-05-24T04:44:01Z 2017-05-24T04:44:01Z Two of the five jurors picked so far for Bill Cosby's criminal trial say they know a victim of sexual assault. Neighbor charged in Ohio fire that killed 5 kids, 2 adults 2017-05-24T03:06:02Z 2017-05-24T03:06:00Z 2017-05-24T03:06:00Z Investigators in Ohio have charged a neighbor with setting a house fire that killed two adults and five children last week. Human leg in a fishing boot washes up on Alaska beach 2017-05-24T02:52:58Z 2017-05-24T02:52:58Z 2017-05-24T02:52:58Z A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some