Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:51:00 EDTAn unarmed black man fatally shot by an officer in a San Diego suburb was unjustly killed and the police department and chief prosecutor are trying to sway public opinion by only releasing a single, favorable frame from...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:49:00 EDTA wildfire in a mostly remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains has now destroyed eight homes and sent a firefighter to the hospital, officials said Thursday.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:00 EDTThe Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:59:00 EDTA rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:49:00 EDTFederal researchers have just returned from an expedition to study the biodiversity and mechanisms of an unusually rich deep-sea ecosystem off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:42:00 EDTA disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney is trying to avoid a life prison sentence with a plea bargain in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:21:00 EDTA lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:09:00 EDTThe Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others (all times local):
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:09:00 EDTCall it a brain freeze or another "Aleppo moment," but Gary Johnson has stumbled again in his quixotic presidential campaign.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:43:00 EDTThe Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California (all times are local):
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:40:00 EDTDetectives are investigating a tip that the suspect in a deadly mall shooting north of Seattle may have tried unsuccessfully to purchase a handgun just hours before the slayings occurred.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:40:00 EDTWhen two volunteer firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:20:00 EDTThe Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local):
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:49:00 EDTThe head of Yosemite National Park will retire after employees complained that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct - allegations that have been made in other national parks,...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:49:00 EDTA new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:39:00 EDTNearly 7 million California workers will be automatically enrolled in a retirement savings account under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Thursday in an attempt to address growing fears that many workers will be...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:19:00 EDTDespite all his accomplishments, Jose Fernandez never pitched a complete game, and on Thursday he was carried out of church in a casket with too much unfinished business.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:19:00 EDTA legal wrinkle in Prince's estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar's sizable fortune.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:19:00 EDTThe White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:09:00 EDTGov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:59:00 EDTU.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:19:00 EDTU.S. authorities twice tried to deport a black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb this week but his native Uganda refused to take him.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:19:00 EDTIt was a crime that stunned a quiet suburb and stumped investigators: an 87-year-old real estate developer killed in his home, shot three times with a rifle.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:49:00 EDTLawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but lawmakers and presidents of both parties may have set the stage for the startling prices that have consumers on edge.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:39:00 EDTFederal regulators and hotel employees are calling for new safety measures after a worker was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:11:00 EDTA student who was sexually assaulted after an Iowa State University party confronted her assailant at his sentencing hearing Thursday, telling him the attack had scarred her forever.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:51:00 EDTIt was a mystery that many thought might never be solved: Who savagely stabbed to death the 11-year-old son of two medical doctors and the family's housekeeper in 2008 in one of Omaha's most affluent neighborhoods?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:49:00 EDTA team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:39:00 EDTAdventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly grizzly bears. Steam-spewing geysers as seen nowhere else on earth.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:19:00 EDTCalifornia is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:20:00 EDTThe telephone death threats to the home of Officer Dominique Perez began soon after he and an Albuquerque police detective ended a hillside standoff by opening fire on a homeless man who died after being hit in the arms...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:12:00 EDTAn imam has released video footage of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen praying in a central Florida mosque four days before the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others on June 12.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:39:00 EDTThe mother of a teen accused of killing his father and wounding two students and a teacher at a rural South Carolina elementary school says his family is "shocked and saddened."
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:59:00 EDTAn occasional drifter linked to the slayings of at least four women in little over a decade could always find a place to stay and someone to give him a lift. Even with little money to his name and a string of arrests in...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:49:00 EDTBaltimore's police commissioner is criticizing the decision of three officers charged but not convicted in the death of Freddie Gray to attend a conservative group's gala where they were honored for their service.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:59:00 EDTMore people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely beneficiary, as early voting shows signs of surging nationwide.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:09:00 EDTAuthorities in Virginia have charged the driver of a van after a woman fell to her death while riding atop a mattress the two women were trying to move.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:51:00 EDTDriving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air - the annual wine harvest is underway.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:39:00 EDTThe Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S....
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:00:00 EDTAlabama Chief Justice Roy Moore - famously removed from office 13 years ago for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments display - appeared before a judicial disciplinary panel Wednesday to answer accusations that he urged...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:59:00 EDTThe fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:49:00 EDTFederal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:19:00 EDTA teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:49:00 EDTSome evacuations were lifted Wednesday as cooler weather gave firefighters a boost in their fight against a wildfire that is burning through bone-dry brush and threatening hundreds of structures in a remote area of...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:19:00 EDTThe University of Missouri temporarily suspended a fraternity on Wednesday over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:19:00 EDTThe Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S....
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:10:00 EDTThe Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:09:00 EDTAsked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others' concerns and not...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:39:00 EDTUnmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:38:00 EDTOne of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:19:00 EDTThe national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:48:00 EDTThe Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:19:00 EDTHorrible. Dirty. A dump.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:18:00 EDTUnion members are calling on the public to boycott Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses nationwide because he isn't negotiating a contract with the more than 500 eligible workers at his...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:18:00 EDTMinnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:59:00 EDTThe man killed in a weekend shooting at a Starbucks coffee shop in Las Vegas was a naturalized U.S. citizen from the country of Georgia, where he served in the military and learned not to back away from conflict, a...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:29:00 EDTThe emotional stories of women who say they were sexually assaulted more than a decade ago by Bill Cosby prompted California state lawmakers to approve a bill to eliminate the state's 10-year limit on filing rape and...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:09:00 EDTRemains thought to be those of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War have been flown to a military mortuary in Delaware in an effort to determine whether they belonged to militia members of a Tennessee regiment...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:09:00 EDTAn exit button inside a walk-in freezer in a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:49:00 EDTA West Texas congressional district sprawls 58,000-plus square miles and two time zones, from San Antonio to just outside El Paso. Yet neither the Republican who represents it nor the Democrat trying to reclaim the seat...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:42:00 EDTA 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the still-unsolved 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, adding to the multitude of...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:39:00 EDTRepublican Gov. Chris Christie's senior staffers and advisers were told about the political revenge plot involving the George Washington Bridge at a time the governor has said he was still largely in the dark, the...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:39:00 EDTThough local officials decided not to change the name of eastern Utah's Negro Bill Canyon, federal land managers have decided to mark the trail by less controversial name.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:09:00 EDTMichelle Obama told supporters in Philadelphia on Wednesday that candidates don't change once they become president and that America "needs an adult in the White House."
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:39:00 EDTAlabama Chief Justice Roy Moore should be removed from office again, this time for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, lawyers for a disciplinary commission argued on Wednesday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:18:00 EDTA Syrian national pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges for his role in a scheme that hacked computers and targeted perceived enemies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:49:00 EDTFBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the man who stabbed and wounded 10 people in a central Minnesota mall before he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer appears to have been inspired, at least in...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:59:00 EDTBefore he became known as the police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking days of protests in North Carolina's largest city, friends knew Brent Vinson as someone who naturally ascended into leadership, a...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:58:00 EDTBy CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press A man charged in a fatal bank robbery 13 years ago was captured with the help of a tipster and DNA secretly collected from an envelope when he coincidentally filed a...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:48:00 EDTNew Orleans has the right to remove Confederate monuments that are the center of a heated debate, the city's attorneys told an appeals court Wednesday, but opponents who want a delay said removing them could cause...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:41:00 EDTA crowd of several hundred people gathered in the growing darkness outside Chapman Elementary School in Portland, Oregon, before the first Vaux's Swift darted into view high above.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:18:00 EDTThe Latest on the locations of Zika-infected mosquitoes in Miami Beach (all times local):
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:58:00 EDTIn a story Sept. 27 about the search for missing Cuban migrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boat left Cuba on Sept. 21. It left Sept. 20 and capsized Sept. 21.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:39:00 EDTThe Latest on the U.S. Chemical Safety Board releasing its report on the 2014 West Virginia chemical spill (all times local):
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:09:00 EDTThe conservative Media Research Center has honored the Baltimore police officers who were charged but not convicted in the 2015 death of a young black man whose fatal neck injury in the back of a police van touched off...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:58:00 EDTBy The Associated Press Voters on Nov. 8 will decide ballot measures in nine states that would expand legal access to marijuana. Here's a rundown:
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:18:00 EDTThe U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a group of Cuban migrants reported missing from a makeshift vessel that capsized off the Florida Keys.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:48:00 EDTA black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:30:00 EDTFrom California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:58:00 EDTThe Latest on the police shooting of a man in a San Diego suburb (all times local):
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:30:00 EDTA Vermont prosecutor who disarmed a woman accused of fatally shooting a social worker outside a state office building is one of 25 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:28:00 EDTPolice officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:28:00 EDTFormer Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin. But the...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:18:00 EDTThe Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:08:00 EDTA grass fire along a Northern California highway spread to parched trees, and flying embers landed on nearby homes, setting at least eight homes on fire, authorities said.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:58:00 EDTA Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:38:00 EDTConstant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:28:00 EDTThe black man killed by Charlotte police had a restraining order filed against him a year ago when he threatened to kill his wife and her son with a gun, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:28:00 EDTThe Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played during a recent morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:58:00 EDTThree people whose votes could determine whether a nearly $2 billion stadium is built to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas were appointed Tuesday to vacant seats in the Nevada Legislature.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:58:00 EDTAn Army private and another young man were charged Tuesday with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:48:00 EDTWhen Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:29:00 EDTA man who says he spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued told the Coast Guard he frantically looked for his mother as their fishing boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean, according to an audio recording released...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:00:00 EDTCompeting rallies over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white Oklahoma police officer could have left residents with the difficult choice of who to support, but some said Tuesday it was possible to back both...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:58:00 EDTCalifornia doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of opioid abuse.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:28:00 EDTOn a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet well within the next century, "Battlestar Galactica" style.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:19:00 EDTVoters in highly populated areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day this November after a federal judge on Tuesday temporarily halted broader registration rules that Republicans call...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:19:00 EDTA cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:58:00 EDTA man charged with hitting Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a coconut cream pie plans to plead not guilty.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:58:00 EDTRepresentatives of dockworkers who load and unload cargo at 29 West Coast sea ports will meet with their employers to discuss the concept of extending their contract, even though it doesn't expire until 2019.