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Robbery suspect killed by officers on school grounds

Published Jan. 17 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A suspect who had just tried to rob a credit union across the street from the...

Cost climbs by $2.8 billion for California bullet train

Published Jan. 17 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials increased the cost estimate for the first phase of California's high speed rail project by...

4 law officers shot in SC; one critical

Published Jan. 17 2018

YORK, S.C. (AP) — A man who was wanted for beating his wife ambushed and shot three SWAT officers searching...

Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

Published Jan. 17 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following...

World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list

Published Jan. 17 2018

Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from...

Winter storm drops snow, ice in South, making roads a mess

Published Jan. 16 2018

PARKERS CROSSROADS, Tenn. (AP) — James A. Jones saw enough cars stranded along the icy highway to know it was...

California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

Published Jan. 16 2018

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12...

Alaska lawmakers go back to work amid sex misconduct fallout

Published Jan. 16 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature opens a new session Tuesday amid lingering fallout from the resignation of a...

Gerrymandering case sows doubt in big year for House races

Published Jan. 16 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lots of people want to run for Congress in Pennsylvania this year, but they may not...

Trump defends himself anew against accusations he is racist

Published Jan. 16 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations he is racist, this time...

Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants

Published Jan. 16 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Scientists are using information gleaned from illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that...

Dems aim for, and GOP worries about, midterm election wave

Published Jan. 16 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by a string of Republican retirements and President Donald Trump's persistently low approval rating, Democrats are...

Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery

Published Jan. 16 2018

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran who said someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing...

US Army hero dog during WWII receives posthumous medal

Published Jan. 16 2018

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain's...

Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds

Published Jan. 16 2018

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders...

Woman dies after fire on casino boat off Florida's coast

Published Jan. 16 2018

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that erupted...

MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Published Jan. 16 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging...

Iowa lawsuit pits gay rights against religious freedom

Published Jan. 16 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian...

2015 plane crash that killed 3 linked to open cabin door

Published Jan. 16 2018

Pilot tried to return to land, but lost controlFARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Federal investigators have concluded a plane crash on the grounds...

Dozens escape casino shuttle boat off Florida’s Gulf coast

Published Jan. 15 2018

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities said dozens of passengers and crew are safe after a casino shuttle boat was consumed...

Police say man charged with kidnapping after holding boy

Published Jan. 15 2018

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff said an armed man used a 10-year-old boy as “a shield” during a...

Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run

Published Jan. 15 2018

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.

California mudslide death toll hits 20

Published Jan. 15 2018

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Parishioners prayed on Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in...