Deaf advocates say police must improve after fatal shooting

Published Sep. 22 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Association for the Deaf said Friday that police have reached out since an officer...

Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech event

Published Sep. 22 2017

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing...

California man gets life terms for killing 8 in hair salon

Published Sep. 22 2017

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A California man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole...

ACLU sues St. Louis over treatment of protesters

Published Sep. 22 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis...

Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monuments

Published Sep. 22 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The location of three Confederate memorials standing on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds for over a...

US Senate contender has history of provocative comments

Published Sep. 22 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Roy Moore, a firebrand jurist who is close to snagging the state's Republican nomination for U.S....

Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity [photos, storm tracker]

Published Sep. 22 2017

The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in...

Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor

Published Sep. 21 2017

Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to pay...

Man accused of disrupting flight found competent for trial

Published Sep. 21 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - A Turkish man accused of inflight behavior that prompted bomb-threat procedures and U.S. military fighter jets to...

Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

Published Sep. 21 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The police chief of Oklahoma City said Thursday the fatal shooting of a deaf man has...

Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

Published Sep. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge the...

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes

Published Sep. 21 2017

HOUSTON (AP) - As Houston recovers from Harvey's devastating flooding, many homeowners could be asked to shoulder an added financial...

10th patient dies from Florida nursing home

Published Sep. 21 2017

Officials say a 10th patient has died from a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning during Hurricane...

Trump targets North Korea in new executive order

Published Sep. 21 2017

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would enable the United States to sanction individual companies and institutions...

Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup site

Published Sep. 21 2017

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The cleanup of a northwest Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been...

NTSB: Engineers in NYC-area train crashes had sleep apnea

Published Sep. 21 2017

The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year were both suffering...

A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria [photos, tracker]

Published Sep. 21 2017

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across...

Ex-prosecutors unsure if nursing home deaths involved crimes

Published Sep. 21 2017

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Nine elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox...

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Published Sep. 21 2017

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De...

Protesters march in St. Louis suburb over police shooting

Published Sep. 20 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a...

California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

Published Sep. 20 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - California sued the Trump administration Wednesday to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S....


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South Carolina: Call for a monument to black Civil War hero

Published Sep. 20 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A call to honor a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina...

Witnesses yell 'he can't hear you' as cop shoots deaf man

Published Sep. 20 2017

Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding...