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Homes burned by California fire; teams look for more damage

Published Aug. 21 2016
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In the aftermath of a wildfire, somebody has to figure out exactly what burned. It's painstaking and important work that...

Imam's shooting death shakes immigrant neighborhood

Published Aug. 21 2016
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NEW YORK—The gunman, police said, was Hispanic. His two victims were Bangladeshi Muslims, one an imam, shot without provocation on...

Trump and Lochte must deal with the politics of contrition

Published Aug. 21 2016
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WASHINGTON—Add two fresh entries to the increasingly popular genre of non-apology apologies.

Attorneys clash over document release in Ferguson lawsuit

Published Aug. 21 2016
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Defense attorneys in the wrongful-death lawsuit by Michael Brown's parents cite recent ambushes of police in Texas and Louisiana among...

Art exhibition looks at dying through words and photographs

Published Aug. 21 2016
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LOS ANGELES—Four years ago photographer Andrew George approached the medical director of a Los Angeles hospital with an unusual request:...

Actor Jack Riley dies at age 80

Published Aug. 21 2016
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NEW YORK—Jack Riley, who played a counseling client on "The Bob Newhart Show" and also voiced a character on Nickelodeon's...

New York City removes English test for cab drivers

Published Aug. 21 2016
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NEW YORK—New York City taxi drivers will no longer have to pass an English test under new rules designed to...

Flood-weary Louisiana cleans house while search continues

Published Aug. 20 2016
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Flood-weary residents cleaned out houses Saturday as search parties went door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by...

Mental scars showing on youngest victims of Louisiana floods

Published Aug. 20 2016
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Michelle Parrott's children hear thunder when there is no storm.

Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign

Published Aug. 20 2016
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The sudden resignation Friday of Donald Trump's campaign chairman put renewed emphasis on revelations about his past work on behalf...

Trump moves ahead with campaign turnaround

Published Aug. 20 2016
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Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide.

Officials: Zika found in South Beach; spraying not possible

Published Aug. 20 2016
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South Beach has been identified as a second site of Zika transmission by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, and containing...

US sends jets to protect forces from Syrian regime strikes

Published Aug. 20 2016
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The U.S. has twice scrambled fighter aircraft to protect American special operations forces and allies after Syrian government warplane attacks...

Taking heat, US officials defend $400M cash payment to Iran

Published Aug. 20 2016
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The Obama administration on Friday defended its decision to make a $400 million cash delivery to Iran contingent on the...

New Jersey commuter buses collide, killing 2, injuring 17

Published Aug. 20 2016
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Two commuter buses slammed into each other in downtown Newark on Friday morning, killing a veteran driver and a passenger...

Wisconsin girl pleads mental illness in Slender Man attack

Published Aug. 20 2016
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One of two girls accused of trying to kill a 12-year-old classmate to please horror character Slender Man two years...

Years of race insults preceded slaying of Lebanese neighbor

Published Aug. 20 2016
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When an Oklahoma man befriended his Lebanese neighbors, his husband lashed out at the family, hurling epithets and at one...

More people go home as progress made against California fire

Published Aug. 20 2016
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More people returned to their homes Friday as firefighters made significant progress against a huge wildfire burning in Southern California's...

2 coaches dead in apparent murder-suicide; teen's body found

Published Aug. 20 2016
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Two Oregon high school wrestling coaches, lifelong friends, are dead in an apparent murder-suicide and the body of a teenager...

Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump aide

Published Aug. 19 2016
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Once-secret accounting documents of Ukraine's pro-Kremlin party were released Friday, purporting to show payments of $12.7 million earmarked for Paul...

Ohio Turnpike may soon see self-driving testing

Published Aug. 19 2016
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Ohio's toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing...

Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die

Published Aug. 19 2016
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Montana wildlife officials closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River on Friday to fishing, rafting and other activities to...

Spacewalking astronauts install new front door for visitors

Published Aug. 19 2016
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Spacewalking astronauts installed a new front door for visitors at the International Space Station on Friday, the crucial first step...