Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:51:00 EDTU.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:50:00 EDTThousands of people across the country are marking President Donald Trump's hundredth day in office by marching in protest of his environmental policies.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:50:00 EDTAuthorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small East Texas city of Canton.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:42:00 EDTA former anchorman whose girlfriend was fatally shot on live TV says he's seeking a Virginia state House seat to give back to the community that helped him through his darkest days.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:42:00 EDTA 32-year-old Iraq war veteran who inherited a love of horses and a dedication to military service from his late father is saddling up his horse with plans to ride it from California to the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:41:00 EDTA shark has attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends in the ocean off a popular Southern California beach.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:41:00 EDTU.S. Senate candidate and ex-Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is putting his own spin on President Donald Trump's populist slogan "Make America Great Again.".
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:30:00 EDTA hacker is claiming to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom not to release the entire fifth season online.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:41:00 EDTAuthorities are investigating whether two suspects arrested in a stolen car are connected with a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs that killed one man and left three others wounded.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:31:00 EDTUS travelers could face shortage of yellow fever vaccine.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:30:00 EDTAP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:30:00 EDTConsumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait _ again.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:01:00 EDTCommunity leaders in Idaho are collecting stories of violence and discrimination in the wake of a sexual assault of a disabled black athlete by his white teammates that shocked not only a small town but residents across the state.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:41:00 EDTIn a park amid Manhattan skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom complete with fresh flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:41:00 EDTThe U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:22:00 EDTTens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally Monday against Trump administration policies.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:41:00 EDTFinancial disclosures filed by Republican Greg Gianforte in his bid for congress show $240,000 in investments in Russian firms under sanction by the U.S. government.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:19:00 EDTThe annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association is taking place Saturday night without its traditional star.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:11:00 EDTThe 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots is being commemorated with peaceful marches and calls for a better future.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:00 EDTAuthorities say a man shot by a carjacker who went on a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs has died.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:51:00 EDTA second petroleum company says it's shutting down and inspecting wells after a deadly house explosion near a gas well in Colorado.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:51:00 EDTA new environmental study says a coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risk for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:40:00 EDTA hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black.".
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:10:00 EDTFlooding caused by heavy rains in the Midwest has killed one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:20:00 EDTNearly 50 people have been taken to hospitals after a tornado swept through the small East Texas city of Canton.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:10:00 EDTAuthorities say a man shot by a carjacker who went on a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs has died.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:29:00 EDTThe fate of a Utah woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown while their family awaits the positive identification of a body found in the park and believed to be the 14-year-old boy.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:40:00 EDTSpeakers at climate rallies in New England are focusing on the danger climate change poses to coastal communities and on how marginalized groups have fewer financial resources to help them deal with the effects.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:53:00 EDTThe sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:22:00 EDTMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign used a donor list from a charity he founded.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:52:00 EDTTrump executive order directing federal agencies to seek out new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and Arctic for offshore drilling expected to face yearslong review, court challenges.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:12:00 EDTThe Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has expressed its deep disappointment in how a music, art and culture festival imploded, leaving hundreds stranded and angry.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:19:00 EDTAnn Coulter did not turn up Thursday in Berkeley where hundreds gathered raucously but peacefully in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free speech movement.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:12:00 EDTA young man has been arrested in the death of an 86-year-old California woman who was sexually assaulted and beaten during a morning walk.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:40:00 EDTSheriff's officials say they've arrested a former Mississippi law enforcement officer driver accused of fleeing after hitting five children when they got off a school bus in central Florida.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:22:00 EDTPolice in Tennessee say investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident last weekend that began in a Wal-Mart parking lot, fatally wounding one of them.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:10:00 EDTExperts say Arkansas will have a harder time getting more lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:49:00 EDTAuthorities say one of two Arkansas children reported missing after their mother's body was found in a creek has been found dead, and teams are still searching for the other child.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDTThe last of four Arkansas executions over an eight-day period has prompted calls for an investigation after the inmate lurched and convulsed while strapped to the gurney.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:19:00 EDTA U.S. official says North Korea has tested what was likely a medium-range ballistic missile.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:24:00 EDTThe top court for the United Methodist Church says an openly lesbian bishop can stay on the job for now.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:10:00 EDTThe Grand Canyon National Park says that a body that was found on Friday likely is 14-year-old Jackson Standefer, the hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the park during a family trip.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDTA prominent Florida eye doctor has been convicted on all counts in his Medicare fraud trial, raising the possibility he could be pressured to testify in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:10:00 EDTRichard "Racehorse" Haynes, a Houston lawyer known for flamboyant but successful trial defenses of wealthy clients in Texas murder cases, has died.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:19:00 EDTFederal judge in Chicago to sentence former head of the nation's third-largest school district for steering $23 million in city contracts to education firms for $2.3 million in bribes and kickbacks.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:29:00 EDTAt the Trump administration's request, a federal appeals court has agreed to hold off ruling on Obama-era carbon restrictions.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:01:00 EDTAuthorities say one of two Arkansas children reported missing after their mother's body was found in a creek has been found dead, and teams are still searching for the other child.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:20:00 EDTFirst lady Melania Trump has dedicated a new garden for patients at one of America's leading children's hospitals.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:20:00 EDTNRA convention attendees who want to hear Trump speak can't bring in firearms.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:51:00 EDTAdvocates for gun control say they aren't being cowed by a pro-gun White House and Congress.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:38:00 EDTFormer President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:21:00 EDTA Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:18:00 EDTSheriff's officials say they've arrested a former Mississippi law enforcement officer driver accused of fleeing after hitting five children when they got off a school bus in central Florida.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:09:00 EDTThe Trump administration has told two California counties it has no plans right now to seek a court ruling reinstating the president's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:40:00 EDTDenver is moving to reduce the sentences of most municipal offenses to help some immigrants avoid deportation.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:51:00 EDTA startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought _ more than 100,000 years ago.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:49:00 EDTScientists created an artificial womb enough like mom's to help tiny lambs grow for a month _ boosting hopes that it might one day help extremely premature babies.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:49:00 EDTThe Supreme Court is considering a dispute between rival drug companies that could affect how quickly life-saving generic medicines are available to the public.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:19:00 EDTPresident Donald Trump's liaison to the black community, the former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault, says African-American activists aren't trying hard enough to work with the new administration.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00 EDTRepublican lawmakers are pushing a plan to require the University of Wisconsin System to discipline students who disrupt speeches and presentations, and force campuses to remain neutral on public issues.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:59:00 EDTCalifornia lawmakers are considering a proposal that would overhaul the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurers and guaranteeing coverage for everyone.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:59:00 EDTFor teenagers in treatment for addiction, returning to school means resisting offers to get high with old friends.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:58:00 EDTLeading House conservatives are saying good things about a plan to revive the GOP health care bill.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:41:00 EDTImmigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week to mark May Day, saying there's renewed momentum to fight back against Trump administration policies.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:17:00 EDT"Keep the Change," a romance about a couple who meet at a community for people on the autistic spectrum, and "Bobbi Jene," a documentary about an American dancer in the Israeli dance company Batsheva, were the top winners at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:37:00 EDTActor Diane Guerrero has met with a woman who is seeking refuge from deportation in a Denver church basement.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:27:00 EDTA prison spokesman says an Arkansas inmate scheduled to be the fourth executed in a week opted to receive communion instead of a traditional last meal.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:39:00 EDTPolice have not released the motive behind the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper that led to an all-night standoff which ended in the suspect's death.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:10:00 EDTArkansas is reaching the end of an aggressive execution schedule as it prepares for a fourth lethal injection in a week after initially planning twice as many over an 11-day period.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:58:00 EDTAnn Coulter says she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America.".
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:51:00 EDTEven as Republicans control the federal government and President Donald promises to roll back regulations, Texas wants more autonomy to decide its own laws.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:50:00 EDTInternet companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over threats to net neutrality, a key issue for them and their users.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:40:00 EDTRepublicans control the White House and Congress, but the groups that stand in opposition to the National Rifle Association say even in the face of daunting presidential election results _ they are ready to rumble.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:30:00 EDTAn off-duty Tucson Sector Border Patrol is being investigated for possibly starting a wildfire in southern Arizona while target shooting last weekend.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:28:00 EDTA federal appeals court says an employer can justify salary discrepancies between men and women for the same work on the grounds that their wages were based on their previous salaries.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:17:00 EDTDocuments released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:17:00 EDTU.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat or prevent cancer.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:42:00 EDTThe bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s. It tolled again Wednesday when Eric Frein was sentenced to death.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:11:00 EDTAuthorities say a man suspected of shooting and killing a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store remains barricaded early Thursday inside his house, where he fired shots at officers as they tried to negotiate a peaceful surrender.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:09:00 EDTThe Pentagon says two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan overnight Wednesday.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:00:00 EDTAccelerated repair work at New York's Penn Station beginning next month will cause further delays for already beleaguered commuters.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:50:00 EDTThe NFL draft set to begin in Philadelphia.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:47:00 EDTUnited Airlines says it will raise the limit _ to $10,000 _ on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:59:00 EDTA glance at some of the recent executions around the globe.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:47:00 EDTCalifornia police say they have detained a teenager in the apparently random beating death of an 86-year-old woman on a morning walk around a high school track.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:29:00 EDTA voter initiative in New Mexico's capital city is being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and chided as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive US cities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:20:00 EDTTwitter's frequent presence in the news _ as the preferred megaphone for President Donald Trump _ has not translated into profit or meaningful user growth for the company.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:10:00 EDTThe Republican-controlled Texas House has approved a ban on "sanctuary cities," mandating possible jail time for police chiefs and sheriffs who don't cooperate fully with federal immigration authorities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:10:00 EDTThe Florida Senate formally apologized to the families of four black men who were accused of raping a white teenager nearly seven decades ago in a case now seen as racial injustice.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:50:00 EDTAuthorities: The body of a 1½-year-old girl has been found at a "deplorable" Illinois home she and her mother shared with squatters.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:27:00 EDTA gunman who shot two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks, killing one, has been sentenced to death.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:08:00 EDTPresident Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:47:00 EDT"The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:30:00 EDTFormer Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:40:00 EDTTexas Republicans are poised to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:39:00 EDTPresident Donald Trump's plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:40:00 EDTA new anti-Trump bar in New York City is giving patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking profits for a range of progressive causes.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:40:00 EDTTestimony is to continue in the fraud trial of Corrine Brown after prosecutors told jurors the former congresswoman from Florida financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties using donations made to a charity.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:29:00 EDTAuthorities say a local fire company has opened its doors to serve as a temporary shelter for residents prevented from returning to their homes while police continue to try to negotiate with the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:08:00 EDTDelaware state police say a man shot and killed a state trooper outside a convenience store and later barricaded himself inside his house.