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Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Published May. 30 2017

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and...

Kelly defends plan for Russia back changel as 'good thing'

Published May. 30 2017

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel...

Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

Published May. 30 2017

It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young...

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

Published May. 30 2017

Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the...

Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

Published May. 30 2017

In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy Seal team member fell to his death Sunday after his...

Trump honors fallen, families on Memorial Day

Published May. 30 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation's "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United...

Suspected drug thefts persist at VA centers

Published May. 29 2017

Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs...

Spelling bee easier to predict

Published May. 29 2017

To the fans watching on ESPN, Nihar Janga's win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a...

Mississippi rampage leaves eight dead

Published May. 29 2017

BROOKHAVEN, Miss.—A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife and her family over his children was arrested...

Memorial Day's meaning seems to be lost on many Americans

Published May. 29 2017

ANNVILLE, Pa.—Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached—a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious...

Friends recall hero nurse on Memorial Day

Published May. 29 2017

CLEVELAND—Minutes before 6 a.m., Army nurse Martha Green woke with a jolt to a thunderous explosion half a mile away....

New suit accuses former speaker of sexual assault

Published May. 29 2017

CHICAGO—An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him in bathroom stall when he was...

Florida could pave new ground in 'stand' laws

Published May. 29 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Lucy McBath is afraid many more people will die if Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill making it...

Trump eyes overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Published May. 29 2017

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he...

Certified pre-owned cars cost more, but come with perks

Published May. 28 2017

DETROIT—A certified pre-owned vehicle costs more than a regular used car, but it can give buyers some peace of mind...

Newly insured fret over gains made under U.S. health care law

Published May. 28 2017

Dawn Erin went nearly 20 years without health insurance before the Affordable Care Act, bouncing between free clinics for frequent...

Opioid crisis creating a new risk for police

Published May. 28 2017

BEL AIR, Md. —As Cpl. Kevin Phillips pulled up to investigate a suspected opioid overdose, paramedics were already at the...

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Published May. 28 2017

TAORMINA, Sicily—Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration...

Reports swirling about Kushner and back channel with Russia

Published May. 28 2017

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner reportedly proposed setting up a secret back channel...

Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Published May. 28 2017

WASHINGTON—Well before he went to the White House in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy...

At JFK's centennial, book chronicles day-by-day presidency

Published May. 28 2017

John F. Kennedy was born 100 years ago Monday, and a new book recounts his brief but eventful presidency—and the...

Slain Virginia officer was former Marine, father of 3

Published May. 27 2017

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a...

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Published May. 27 2017

The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County,...