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Michigan judge rescinds order in sex offender custody case

Published Oct. 18 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan judge rescinded his order Tuesday that gave a convicted sex offender joint legal custody of...

Weinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about others

Published Oct. 18 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers...

Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

Published Oct. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration,...

Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self

Published Oct. 18 2017

A Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself after she told him she had cancer appears to...

New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim

Published Oct. 18 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — As crews gained on the wildfires in California wine country, new blazes broke out in...

Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

Published Oct. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years.That's how long fans of his...

Video of teen girls shouting racial slur under investigation

Published Oct. 18 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video that appears to show five teenagers shouting a racial slur and expletive while...

Tony the Louisiana truck-stop tiger dies, age 17

Published Oct. 18 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tiger kept at a Louisiana truck stop has died at the age of 17.Tony, a...

Lawmaker: Higher-up told me sexual favors would help bill

Published Oct. 18 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lawmaker says a higher-ranking legislator told her sexual favors would allow her bills...

Maryland man indicted for hate crime in student's slaying

Published Oct. 18 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white man was indicted Tuesday on a hate crime charge for allegedly stabbing a black...

Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

Published Oct. 18 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds the technology could ease congestion,...

Minnesota judge allows 'necessity defense' in pipeline case

Published Oct. 18 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge has taken the unusual step of allowing four protesters to use a "necessity defense,"...

Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

Published Oct. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news...

NYC 'remains a target,' FBI says after bombing conviction

Published Oct. 17 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The swift conviction Monday of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in...

Crews search air, water for missing worker after blast

Published Oct. 17 2017

KENNER, La. (AP) — Authorities searched by air and water Monday for a contractor who disappeared when an oil and...

Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post

Published Oct. 17 2017

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years...

Trump may withdraw drug czar nominee

Published Oct. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep.

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

Published Oct. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the...

Lighter winds help crews gain on California wildfires

Published Oct. 17 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Crews trying to corral the California wildfires made progress Monday as authorities reported the first...

Student charters planes to bring supplies to Puerto Rico

Published Oct. 17 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Carnegie Mellon student disturbed by stories from her native Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria decided to...

California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner'

Published Oct. 17 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently "turned a corner"...

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Published Oct. 16 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed...

Oil rig explodes in Lake Pontchartrain in La.

Published Oct. 16 2017

KENNER, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police department says an oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in St.