California firefighters gain on blaze amid wind threat

Published Dec. 13 2017

Southern California firefighters on Wednesday continued working to contain the fifth largest fire in the state's history but warned that...

Former 'Apprentice' contestant Omarosa leaving White House

Published Dec. 13 2017

Omarosa Manigault Newman — the former "Apprentice" contestant who became one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African -American supporters...

Federal Reserve rate increase is third this year; foresees three more in 2018

Published Dec. 13 2017

The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes...


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Justice official defends Mueller, sees no cause for firing

Published Dec. 13 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to...

Police: Swastikas found carved into high school desk

Published Dec. 13 2017

Massachusetts police say three swastikas were found carved into a desk inside a high school on the first day of...

Ex-police officer pleads guilty in daughter's hot car death

Published Dec. 13 2017

A former Mississippi police officer charged in the death of her daughter in a hot patrol car has pleaded not...

Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing

Published Dec. 13 2017

In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber's botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times...

Sen. Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet

Published Dec. 13 2017

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in...

GOP tax plan trims top rate for wealthy, cuts corporate rate

Published Dec. 13 2017

A massive Republican tax package swiftly taking shape would pull down the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37...

NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

Published Dec. 13 2017

Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as...

Wild Senate race has nothing on past Alabama elections

Published Dec. 13 2017

Is the U.S. Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones the oddest campaign ever in Alabama? Hardly.

Minnesota governor set to name Al Franken's Senate replacement

Published Dec. 13 2017

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with...

Things to know about Alabama's new U.S. senator

Published Dec. 13 2017

Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken...

Days of toil bring hard-won gains over huge California fire

Published Dec. 13 2017

Firefighters finally eked out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in...

Would-be New York City suicide bomber faces court hearing

Published Dec. 13 2017

In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber's botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times...

Roy Moore not conceding Senate race to Doug Jones

Published Dec. 13 2017

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is not conceding to Democrat Doug Jones, telling campaign supporters "it's not over."

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama's U.S. Senate election in stunning upset

Published Dec. 12 2017

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history,...

FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'

Published Dec. 12 2017

Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign described him...

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics

Published Dec. 12 2017

Some of Facebook's former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create.

Five things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race

Published Dec. 12 2017

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and...

Washington Post banned from Roy Moore gathering

Published Dec. 12 2017

Alabama Republican Roy Moore's campaign says The Washington Post is not being let into his election night gathering in Montgomery.

NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

Published Dec. 12 2017

Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as...

Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law

Published Dec. 12 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for...