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Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

Published Feb. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the...

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Published Feb. 18 2018

MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to...

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Published Feb. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the...

Passenger said teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

Published Feb. 18 2018

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A passenger in a vehicle fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus said the...

In Baltimore, public trust erodes amid police scandal

Published Feb. 18 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — Confidence in Baltimore's sworn protectors has badly deteriorated in recent years, but it may be hitting rock...

A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

Published Feb. 18 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only...

What does a bear do in the woods?

Published Feb. 18 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious but the effects on...

Ruling opens possibility trans teen will get hormone therapy

Published Feb. 18 2018

CINCINNATI (AP) — A transgender Ohio teen's grandparents have been granted custody and will be allowed to decide whether the...

Family of woman killed by police may not see full award

Published Feb. 18 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never...

Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

Published Feb. 17 2018

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in...

FBI failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

Published Feb. 17 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The FBI received a tip last month the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a...

Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns

Published Feb. 17 2018

Nikolas Cruz is just the latest U.S. mass shooter to legally obtain and own guns because of limited firearms laws,...

Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

Published Feb. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure over his handling of abuse allegations against a top aide, White House chief of...

Court upholds surrogacy contracts as enforceable in Iowa

Published Feb. 17 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The birth mother of an 18-month-old girl, who agreed to be paid as a surrogate...

Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

Published Feb. 17 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to...

Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

Published Feb. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American...

Activists delay rebirth of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

Published Feb. 17 2018

HONOLULU (AP) — Developers rebuilding a storied, hurricane-ravaged Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the Coco...

Trump cites mental health — not guns — in speech on shooting

Published Feb. 16 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the nation united and grieving with “one heavy heart,” President Donald Trump promised Thursday to tackle...

Gunman had extra ammo at school, fired for 3 minutes

Published Feb. 16 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high...

These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting

Published Feb. 16 2018

When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included...

Florida teen charged with 17 murder counts in school attack

Published Feb. 15 2018

An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder...

Students: Shooting suspect harassed peers, bragged about gun

Published Feb. 15 2018

Students and neighbors describe the suspect in the deadly rampage at a Florida high school as a troubled teenager who...

Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

Published Feb. 15 2018

President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a "scene of terrible...