In Arkansas, Huckabee poised to launch 2nd White House bid

Published May. 5 2015 @ 3:21am

HOPE, Ark. -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first efforts to expand on the support of evangelical Christians helped him win eight states in the 2008 primaries.

Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarray

Published May. 5 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - For the second time this year, criminal charges against a top New York lawmaker have thrown...

Nepali police, villagers dig through mud to pull out bodies

Published May. 5 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Rescuers were Tuesday digging through piles of earth and snow on a popular trekking route in...

GOP field grows: Longshots Fiorina, Carson launch their bids

Published May. 5 2015

WASHINGTON -- Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson joined the rapidly expanding 2016 Republican presidential class...

Accused Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

Published May. 5 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside...

Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

Published May. 5 2015

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) - It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan - the country's intractable...

Griffin's triple-double lifts Clippers over Rockets 117-101

Published May. 5 2015

HOUSTON -- Blake Griffin had 26 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for his second straight triple-double to lift the...

Rose, Gasol pace Bulls to 99-92 win over Cavs in Game 1

Published May. 5 2015

CLEVELAND -- The Chicago Bulls came in oozing with confidence, unafraid of LeBron James and convinced they could keep their...

Beyonce shuts down the Met Gala in peekaboo Givenchy

Published May. 4 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Rihanna shut down the Met Gala's red carpet in a regal yellow coat. And then came...

Venezuelan rum industry succeeding despite country's woes

Published May. 4 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Ever since he was a young man, one of Guillermo Matos' small pleasures has been a...

State Department: No evidence of conflict in Clinton Foundation gifts

Published May. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- The State Department said Monday it has no evidence that any actions taken by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary...

Obama jokes about a future playing dominoes with Letterman

Published May. 4 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama is envisioning a future of playing dominoes with retiree David Letterman.

Phillies beat Braves 5-2

Published May. 4 2015

ATLANTA -- Jeff Francoeur had four hits and drove in two runs, Aaron Harang allowed one run over six innings...

Baltimore police: Armed man arrested near scene of recent riots

Published May. 4 2015

BALTIMORE -- Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared...

Man charged with stealing Elton John's glasses from Memphis museum

Published May. 4 2015

MEMPHIS -- A man who police say took Elton John's heart-shaped glasses from a museum display in Memphis has been...

Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

Published May. 4 2015

BOSTON -- For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried...

Police: Georgia sheriff shot woman, refuses to speak with investigators

Published May. 4 2015

ATLANTA -- Sheriff Victor Hill has been a lightning rod for controversy since he fired 27 deputies on his first...

Marine general chosen as Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman

Published May. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs...

Singer Chris Brown accused of beating a man in Las Vegas

Published May. 4 2015

LAS VEGAS -- Singer Chris Brown faces another battery accusation just days after he performed at an after-party to the...

'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head

Published May. 4 2015

NEW YORK -- A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying...