Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

Published Feb. 20 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his...

High profile gymnasts come forward, claim abuse by doctor

Published Feb. 20 2017

Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzscher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a...

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

Published Feb. 19 2017

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where...

Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes

Published Feb. 19 2017

FLORIDA, N.Y. (AP) - When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she...

Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

Published Feb. 19 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his...

"Blind Sheik" guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

Published Feb. 19 2017

The so called Blind Sheik, Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the...

Arpaio successor pulls back on immigration holds in jails

Published Feb. 18 2017

PHOENIX (AP) - For years, immigrants being released from jails in Phoenix would routinely be kept locked up an extra...

Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults

Published Feb. 18 2017

Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up...

Blind cleric jailed for life in US dies

Published Feb. 18 2017

BUTNER, N.C. (AP) - Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in...

First Cubans deported after end to 'wet foot, dry foot'

Published Feb. 17 2017

Officials say two women have become the first Cubans to be deported from the United States since the immigration policy...

Bob Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93

Published Feb. 17 2017

Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was...

Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse

Published Feb. 17 2017

The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that...

Hitler's phone is up for auction; bids to start at $100k

Published Feb. 17 2017

CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. (AP) - A Maryland auction house is selling Adolf Hitler's personal traveling telephone.

Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups

Published Feb. 17 2017

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized...

Immigrant-rich Miami-Dade split over sanctuary city order

Published Feb. 17 2017

MIAMI (AP) - The mayor is an immigrant, and more than half its residents are foreign born.

Critics: Trump should not ignore domestic terrorist threats

Published Feb. 17 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when...

10 Things to Know for Today

Published Feb. 17 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

10 Things to Know for Friday

Published Feb. 16 2017

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Judge tosses out defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

Published Feb. 16 2017

A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a defamation lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby, although he still faces criminal...

What we know so far about problems at the tallest US dam

Published Feb. 16 2017

It's been more than a week since engineers at the nation's tallest dam noticed damage to its emergency spillway, launching...

Man pleads guilty to buying rifles in San Bernardino attack

Published Feb. 16 2017

A California man who bought high-powered rifles used in the San Bernardino terror attack pleaded guilty on Thursday as the...


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Watchdog: No way to measure US-Mexico border wall success

Published Feb. 16 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter...

Trump seeks to end legal fight with revised travel ban

Published Feb. 16 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - President Donald Trump's administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants an end to the...