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Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Published Aug. 21 2017

By the Associated PressMillions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the...

Free speech supporters: Outnumbered, but rally was a success

Published Aug. 21 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Supporters of a small, conservative "free speech rally" held Saturday in Boston said despite being outnumbered by...

Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'

Published Aug. 21 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos...

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

Published Aug. 21 2017

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in...

Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Published Aug. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Published Aug. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used...

Utah teacher wants wedding gifts sent to homeless, not her

Published Aug. 20 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah high school teacher is getting married next month. However, instead of registering for...

2 troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed

Published Aug. 20 2017

FAIRCHANCE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a...

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

Published Aug. 20 2017

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small...

Northwestern prof, Oxford staffer extradited to Chicago

Published Aug. 20 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were returned...

Duke removes damaged Lee statue

Published Aug. 20 2017

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized...

Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

Published Aug. 20 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Acknowledging he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities...

'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

Published Aug. 20 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white...

DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woes

Published Aug. 20 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Karen Stipes always believed her missing mother was "Mountain Jane Doe," buried unidentified in a paupers' cemetery...

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Published Aug. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Civilian researchers said they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy...

American Girl's first Native Hawaiian doll set to go on sale

Published Aug. 20 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll.The doll's name is Nanea Mitchell, and she goes...

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

Published Aug. 19 2017

A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect...

Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop

Published Aug. 19 2017

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dashcam video of a traffic stop that led to a white police officer with a history...

Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist

Published Aug. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top...

Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of Lee statue

Published Aug. 19 2017

Plans to remove statue are in midst of legal challengeCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for...

Roberts, McCaskill discuss protecting nation's food supply

Published Aug. 18 2017

Two U.S. senators from Kansas and Missouri say an emphasis on protecting the nation's food supply has waned since the...

AP sources: Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House

Published Aug. 18 2017

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post.

Maryland removes Dred Scott ruling author's statue

Published Aug. 18 2017

A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied...