Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:52:00 ESTProsecutors dropped murder charges Wednesday against a man in the killing of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while on duty, but did not elaborate on why they no longer consider him a suspect.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:52:00 ESTU.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris says those who served during the attack on Pearl Harbor never failed to stand for the national anthem.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:44:00 ESTCongress is shortchanging the city by proposing to reimburse just $7 million - a fifth of the city's request - for protecting Republican President-elect Donald Trump, the mayor said Wednesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:44:00 ESTThe Latest on the death penalty trial of Dylann Roof charged with killing nine people during a Bible study in a Charleston church (all times local):
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:44:00 ESTThe Latest on a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor (all times Hawaii):
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:43:00 ESTNorth Carolina's incoming Democratic governor says he's optimistic he'll be able to repeal the state's law limiting the state's LGBT protections, vowing to use an array of strategies to pull back on the...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:42:00 ESTThousands observed a moment of silence and watched jets streak across the clear blue sky at a ceremony Wednesday at Pearl Harbor marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:22:00 ESTA survivor of last year's massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed their eyes and started praying when a loud sound shattered the stillness. The basement...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:22:00 ESTThe Latest on the Oakland warehouse fire (all times local):
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:34:00 ESTBefore he was charged with firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant, where he had been drawn by an online hoax, Edgar Maddison Welch was known as a well-meaning father of two girls who unnerved some with his...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:32:00 ESTThe fire that killed 36 people during a dance party at an Oakland warehouse grew rapidly and was raging by the time people on the second floor of the building detected it, trapping them upstairs, investigators said.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:22:00 ESTMichigan's presidential recount appeared in doubt on Wednesday, two days after it started, after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing in the election disqualified her from seeking...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:12:00 ESTThe driver of a Baltimore school bus that careened into a transit bus, killing him and five others, was speeding, had a history of previous crashes and had a seizure the week before, national investigators said Wednesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:02:00 ESTAn Ohio State official says former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has been hospitalized for more than a week.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:54:00 ESTThere was a musical artist from Ohio who was generous in giving people hugs to make them feel appreciated. A music-loving teenage son of a sheriff's deputy. And a DJ passionate about social justice.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:02:00 ESTIn a story Dec. 6 about the trial of Cardell Hayes, who is charged in the shooting death of former NFL star Will Smith, The Associated Press reported erroneously that lawyers said a toxicology report indicated Hayes was...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:02:00 ESTThe surge of Central American families seeking asylum at U.S. borders is not letting up, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Wednesday after touring a temporary holding facility in the Rio...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:32:00 ESTA Florida woman has been charged with making death threats against the parent of a child who died in the Sandy Hook school shooting massacre because she thought the attack was a hoax, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:12:00 ESTAs Donald Trump makes his thank-you tour of states that voted for him, other parts of the country are gearing up to do battle with his administration.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:52:00 ESTA woman accused of killing her twin sister by driving their SUV off a cliff in Hawaii won't fight extradition from upstate New York, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:02:00 ESTWhile a few designers have made news saying they would not dress the future first lady, Carolina Herrera said she'd be honored if Melania Trump wore one of her outfits.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:12:00 ESTEDITOR'S NOTE - On Dec. 7, 1941, as Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, The Associated Press' chief of bureau in Honolulu, Eugene Burns, was unable to get out the urgent news of the historic attack that...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 03:42:00 ESTThe FBI said Tuesday it found no evidence that a bomb threat which prompted heightened security at a Los Angeles subway station was real and the anonymous caller who made it may have reported similar phony threats in the...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 03:21:00 ESTOn the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 02:51:00 ESTThe video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 02:11:00 ESTThere was a mortuary worker who dreamed of being a painter or photographer. A poet who texted her father Kurt Vonnegut lines. A music manager known for her love for nail art.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:32:00 ESTA federal judge could decide whether to end Michigan's presidential recount after the state's second-highest court said the Green Party nominee was ineligible to seek a second look at millions of ballots.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:31:00 ESTThe Latest on a deadly fire in an Oakland warehouse (all times local):
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:21:00 ESTBy PAT GRAHAM and ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writers Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park less than two miles from Folsom Field, where he carved his name into...
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:11:00 ESTAn Ohio man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group plans to appeal his sentence.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 01:02:00 ESTFormer New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is set to appear in court in Boston in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in 2012.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:51:00 ESTSeventy-five years after a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, the mayor of his hometown is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the anniversary - as friends.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:42:00 ESTMichigan's presidential recount suddenly became in doubt Tuesday as a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:41:00 ESTPolice in New York City have arrested a man who they say was carrying a gas can and matches and acting erratically near the Rockefeller Center tree.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:52:00 ESTCity and state officials fielded years of complaints about dangerous conditions, drugs, neglected children, trash, thefts and squabbles at the illegally converted warehouse where 36 partygoers were killed in a weekend...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:01:00 ESTWith the execution Tuesday of a man convicted of killing his father-in-law, Georgia has put to death nine inmates this year - more than any other state.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:51:00 ESTAn Ohio bill that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected is headed to the governor's desk.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:23:00 ESTInvestigators said Tuesday a warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people did not appear to have been set intentionally and may have been caused by a refrigerator or other electrical appliance.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:31:00 ESTDemocrat Roy Cooper finally Tuesday got to bask in his victory in the close race for North Carolina governor, telling supporters his narrow triumph over Republican incumbent Pat McCrory is a victory for the middle class...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:34:00 ESTMillions of dollars are being poured into addressing New Mexico's backlog of more than 5,000 untested evidence kits from rapes and other sexual assaults. But state auditors and victim advocates warned Tuesday that...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:32:00 ESTOne day after Ferguson residents heard an update on racial reform efforts in their community, a federal judge got an update of her own.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:21:00 ESTTwo men charged with murder in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls entered pleas to murder charges in Yuba County court on Tuesday, Deputy Yuba County District Attorney John Vacek said.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:11:00 ESTIt took nearly a decade after a prostitute's battered body was found under a Times Square budget hotel bed for the case to go to trial. But it took only about two hours for jurors to convict the suspect in a...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:43:00 ESTAuthorities hope a facial reconstruction of a girl who was slain by a Seattle-area serial killer will help identify the victim.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:31:00 ESTAs crews searched the Oakland warehouse for more bodies, the founder of the arts collective stood near the gutted building Tuesday morning and said he was "incredibly sorry" and that everything he did was to bring people...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:11:00 ESTLawyers for Dylann Roof said the publicity surrounding the mistrial of a police officer in a murder trial across the street from where Roof's trial is set to begin Wednesday should delay the start of his case, but a...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:52:00 ESTA white police officer will not be charged in a shooting that left an unarmed black motorist paralyzed and sparked protests in Iowa's second largest city, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:41:00 ESTSome protesters who have been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline retreated to a nearby casino and area shelters overnight as a blizzard blew through, but many remained at a camp in southern North Dakota, according to...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:32:00 ESTAlaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:31:00 ESTSurveys show a small but growing number of older adults are using marijuana - a trend that worries researchers who say not enough information exists about how pot affects older users.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:21:00 ESTCrew fatigue brought on by irregular work schedules and a moderate form of sleep apnea is the primary reason behind a middle-of-the-night train crash that killed two Union Pacific workers and injured two others in northern...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:11:00 ESTThe Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities "strategically"...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:51:00 ESTThe video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:51:00 ESTUtah state officials are going to spend $138,000 to restore a decaying wood cabin in Piute County that has become a tourist spot because it's believed to be the boyhood home of outlaw Butch Cassidy.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:31:00 ESTA Utah woman who police say was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend got a restraining order after a beating that left her badly bruised in a relationship marked by violence, her mother said.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:11:00 ESTAmong the youngest white adult Americans, feelings of racial and economic vulnerability appear to be closely connected to their support for Donald Trump in last month's election.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:51:00 ESTAfter eight years of denouncing President Barack Obama as a big-government activist, congressional Republicans suddenly appear eager to welcome a big-government activist to the White House.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:32:00 ESTOn the streets, alleyways and parking lots of Boston's Chinatown, immigrants developed a unique style of volleyball now played in Chinatowns across the country. Now, an asphalt court where the game still thrives stands...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:32:00 ESTA recently married rookie state trooper responding to an emergency call about an erratic driver was killed in a violent wreck on a highway when the erratic driver, traveling in the opposite direction, crossed a grassy...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:01:00 ESTA $1.65 billion facility will be built at a nuclear site in eastern Idaho to handle fuel waste from the nation's fleet of nuclear-powered warships, the Navy and U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:51:00 ESTAttorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant have asked a federal appeals court not to revive a lawsuit that sought to erase the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:51:00 ESTThirteen Cuban migrants who arrived early Tuesday in the Florida Keys aboard a homemade boat are the first to land on U.S. soil since Fidel Castro died, U.S. authorities said, adding they're on alert amid an ongoing...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:11:00 ESTThe completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota pending further study....
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:31:00 ESTThe killing of a guard at a federal prison in Pennsylvania was a calculated slaying during which the suspect inmate paused to chew a piece of gum he took from the dying guard's pocket, federal prosecutors said in court...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:01:00 ESTThe Latest on the fatal shooting of ex-NFL player Joe McKnight, who was killed during a road rage dispute (all times local):
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:13:00 ESTA unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. committed fraud against the federal government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:02:00 ESTThe bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referring to Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 04:12:00 ESTThe founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their well-being,...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 03:41:00 ESTBy CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 03:41:00 ESTFacebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 02:01:00 ESTThe Latest on a deadly fire in an Oakland warehouse (all times local):
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 01:31:00 ESTIndustry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a priority when he takes office next month, but a spokesman for Trump isn't offering many clues about...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 01:22:00 ESTThe presidential recount in Michigan expands Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other counties, and the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaits action in federal court.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 01:21:00 ESTAn Ohio firefighter has been shot and wounded while on the scene of a house fire.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 01:11:00 ESTThe Army's refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but several other options already have been considered and...
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 00:31:00 ESTA therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:31:00 ESTThe Latest on the Will Smith shooting-death trial (all times local):
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:21:00 ESTMissouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens says his wife was robbed at gunpoint not far from their St. Louis home.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:31:00 ESTThe FBI and local law enforcement agencies say they have stepped up security on Los Angeles County's commuter rail system after the FBI was informed a terrorist attack on the Universal City subway station was planned...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:11:00 ESTTerry Ewing was among the anxious family and friends who received confirmation Monday of what he already knew in his heart: His girlfriend was among the three dozen killed in the Oakland warehouse fire.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:51:00 ESTThe founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their well-being,...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:51:00 ESTThe Latest on the threat authorities say they have received that an attack is to be launched Tuesday at Los Angeles' Universal City commuter rail stop (all times local):
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:41:00 ESTChirping and beeping filled the air as Marion Paul fired up her Gatlinburg video arcade Monday, the first time she's seen her business since deadly wildfires set much of the city ablaze a week ago. Sooty floors needed...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:01:00 ESTIn bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a fake.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:41:00 ESTA U.S. appeals court must decide if older immigrant and refugee students steered to an alternative high school in Pennsylvania are getting a meaningful education or are simply being passed through the system.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:41:00 ESTDamaging testimony that Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs and alcohol before sex, can be used at his sex assault trial, a judge ruled Monday.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:31:00 ESTDonald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of Trump's Cabinet picks have...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:31:00 ESTIn a story Dec. 4 about an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it would not grant the easement. The Army issued the decision to...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:31:00 ESTNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the governor's race Monday, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner nearly four weeks after Election Day.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:51:00 ESTA South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:12:00 ESTOfficials say an off-duty sheriff's deputy has died and two other people hurt when two vehicles plunged into a water-filled sinkhole in San Antonio.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:11:00 ESTThe bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of references to pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:10:00 ESTA man who authorities said shouted "go back to your country" at a Muslim woman wearing a religious head covering may have picked the wrong target: a decorated New York City police officer.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:03:00 ESTIndustry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a "top priority" when he takes office next month, while opponents who have protested the project for...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:40:00 ESTThe Army's refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but several other options already have been considered and...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:21:00 ESTThe Latest on the trial of a fired South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist (all times local):
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:01:00 ESTA federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of Mohamed Mohamud, the Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a Christmas tree.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:53:00 ESTPresidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party was seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and...
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:01:00 ESTHunters have headed out across parts of the state for the second half of this year's bear hunt following the apparent death of a bear that walked upright like a human.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:00:00 ESTA federal judge who voiced doubts about a man's remorse and commitment against jihadist violence Monday sentenced him to 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol, drawing an outburst in support of...