Democrats see opening on economy, resist cheering recession

Published Aug. 22 2019

Campaigning under the stifling August sun, Joe Biden assailed President Donald Trump's trade war with China, accusing him of squandering...

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

Published Aug. 22 2019

Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by...

Sarah Sanders heads to Fox News as a contributor

Published Aug. 22 2019

Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, long an ardent defender of President Donald Trump, is joining the broadcast organization...

Rep. Hazlewood bid for Tennessee House GOP Caucus chair falls short; Rep. Faison wins four-person contest

Published Aug. 22 2019

Tennessee House Republicans picked Rep. Jeremy Faison as their new caucus chairman Thursday, with the Cosby lawmaker emerging as the...

Tennessee abortion waiting period lawsuit headed for trial

Published Aug. 22 2019

Opponents to a Tennessee law requiring women to wait 48 hours before getting an abortion argue that such restrictions help...

Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at sheriff's station

Published Aug. 22 2019

A shooter remained at large after wounding a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in a sheriff's station parking lot in...

Limestone County sheriff arrested on theft, ethics charges

Published Aug. 22 2019

An Alabama sheriff has been arrested on theft and ethics charges.

Alabama man charged in father's slaying

Published Aug. 22 2019

A central Alabama man is charged with murder in the shooting death of his father.

Georgia deputy fired, accused of buying alcohol for minors

Published Aug. 22 2019

A former Georgia deputy has been accused of drug possession and providing alcohol to three people under the age of...

Deputies resign, nurse fired over hanging of isolated inmate

Published Aug. 22 2019

Authorities say a Georgia inmate hanged himself in his isolation cell while two deputies and a nurse failed to follow...

Atlanta judge, police clash over repeat teen offender

Published Aug. 22 2019

Atlanta police and a local judge are fighting over the treatment of a teen convicted of gang-related crimes who was...

Two women and one man found shot to death in Atlanta suburb

Published Aug. 22 2019

Police say two women and a man were found shot to death inside a town house in the Vinings area...

Man accused of beating child for not cleaning kitchen table

Published Aug. 22 2019

A Tennessee man is accused of dragging his child by her hair and beating her for not cleaning the kitchen...

Teacher accused of sex assault can't go to his kids' games

Published Aug. 22 2019

A judge says a former Tennessee middle school teacher accused of sexually assaulting five male students can't attend his two...

Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

Published Aug. 22 2019

Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal student loan debt owed by tens of thousands of disabled military veterans will...

Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong economy'

Published Aug. 22 2019

A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump on Wednesday changed course and said he...

UN: Don't worry about drinking microplastics in water

Published Aug. 22 2019

The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that research...

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Published Aug. 22 2019

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the...

Germany's Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit

Published Aug. 22 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be...

In Venezuela, Guaido questions Maduro claims about US talks

Published Aug. 22 2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Wednesday cast doubt on President Nicolás Maduro's claim that he is overseeing secret talks...

Reported illness among vapers reaches 150 possible cases

Published Aug. 22 2019

The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than...

China says British consulate staffer detained 15 days

Published Aug. 22 2019

China said Wednesday a staffer at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been given 15 days of administrative detention...

Pilot says plane crash into California ocean was no stunt

Published Aug. 22 2019

The pilot of a small plane that went down in the waters off Northern California is a self-professed thrill-seeker whose...