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3 Texas deaths underscore dangers of storm chasing

Published Mar. 29 2017

As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But...

First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

Published Mar. 29 2017

Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating...

Woman strikes US Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Published Mar. 29 2017

A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on...

3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

Published Mar. 29 2017

Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.

Baltimore police show jarring footage of SWAT shooting

Published Mar. 29 2017

Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a...

Campus free-speech zones face new scrutiny, lawsuit

Published Mar. 29 2017

On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. Supporters call...

Former Army medic arrested for vandalism at Colorado mosque

Published Mar. 29 2017

Police arrested a former Army medic after a vandal broke windows and left a Bible at a Colorado mosque —...

Cyanide device on US land broke agency policy

Published Mar. 29 2017

A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up...

On Muslims' agenda: Fight US proposals to ban Sharia law

Published Mar. 29 2017

Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided.

Girl gets cellphone back thanks to quick-thinking deputy

Published Mar. 29 2017

A 4-year-old girl has her cellphone back due to quick work by Florida sheriff's deputies.

ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

Published Mar. 29 2017

A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child...

Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal

Published Mar. 29 2017

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he...

McConnell confident Dems won't keep Gorsuch off high court

Published Mar. 29 2017

A showdown loomed over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Tuesday as the number of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch...

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

Published Mar. 29 2017

President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants...

For juveniles sentenced to Shakespeare, the world's a stage

Published Mar. 28 2017

For some juvenile offenders, their choice is straight out of Hamlet: to act or not to act.

Public television chief says Trump budget would hit options

Published Mar. 28 2017

President Donald Trump's proposal to eliminate funds for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting would most dramatically affect rural and minority...

World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

Published Mar. 28 2017

The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey...

Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal

Published Mar. 28 2017

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he...

Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

Published Mar. 28 2017

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source...

Oklahoma officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

Published Mar. 28 2017

A 22-year-old officer and new recruit died Monday morning after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop...

Judge won't free Mexican man jailed near Seattle

Published Mar. 28 2017

A federal judge upheld a decision not to release a Mexican man arrested near Seattle, despite his participation in a...

Md. teen planned shooting at her school

Published Mar. 28 2017

An 18-year-old student meticulously planned a mass shooting at her high school in which she intended to die, authorities...

Suspects sought in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

Published Mar. 28 2017

Cincinnati police said they are making progress in their investigation into a nightclub shooting while city leaders Monday encouraged more...