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Great-granddaughter: Father's Day founder was renegade

Published Jun. 17 2017

LOS ANGELES—This Father's Day, Betsy Roddy will write two cards: one to her dad, and the other to her late...

Trump restores some Obama-era restrictions with Cuba

Published Jun. 17 2017

Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, President Donald Trump denounced Cuba's communist government, clamping down on some commerce and travel...

President acknowledges he's under investigation

Published Jun. 17 2017

President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time Friday he is under federal investigation as part of the probe into...

Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Published Jun. 17 2017

Congressman Steve Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery," his trauma surgeon said Friday, even though the lawmaker arrived...

Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group

Published Jun. 17 2017

Border Patrol agents descended on a medical camp set up in the Arizona desert to provide refuge and water for...

Tennessee 'hero' says Georgia fugitives surrendered to him

Published Jun. 17 2017

The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero"...

Great-granddaughter celebrates the 'Mother' of Father's Day

Published Jun. 16 2017

This Father's Day, Betsy Roddy will write two cards: one to her dad, and the other to her late great-grandmother,...

Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'

Published Jun. 16 2017

President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part...

Girlfriend whose texts urged suicide guilty of manslaughter

Published Jun. 16 2017

A woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself when they were both...

Amazon buying Whole Foods, making strong move into groceries

Published Jun. 16 2017

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a stunning move that gives it hundreds of stores across the U.S. -- a...

Escaped Georgia prison inmates recaptured in Tennessee

Published Jun. 16 2017

Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured after a chase...

The end of the valedictorian?

Published Jun. 16 2017

At many American high schools, the graduation-day tradition of crowning a valedictorian is becoming a thing of the past.

California still digging out snowy roads, but heat may help

Published Jun. 16 2017

There may be no more potent reminder of California's humongous snowfall than the plows still clearing roads that snake across...

New Mexico fire prompts evacuation of as many as 200

Published Jun. 16 2017

A wildfire burning in northern New Mexico prompted the evacuation Thursday of as many as 200 people and led the...

Interior chief: US ownership of Maine wilderness 'settled'

Published Jun. 16 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday that federal ownership of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is "settled," and...

Skidding tech, retail send US stocks lower

Published Jun. 16 2017

U.S. stocks are moving lower Thursday as technology companies, retailers, and smaller firms take some of the largest losses. Materials...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

Published Jun. 16 2017

Police in the U.S. capital issued arrest warrants Thursday for a dozen Turkish security agents accused of attacking protesters during...

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

Published Jun. 16 2017

A frequently polarized Senate found common ground Thursday as Republicans and Democrats joined forces to approve a sweeping sanctions bill...

Messy fight awaits IS' next Syrian capital at Mayadeen

Published Jun. 16 2017

As Islamic State militants take a pounding in their eroding Iraqi and Syrian strongholds, its leaders have set up a...

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Published Jun. 15 2017

An American college student who emerged from prison in North Korea in a coma has severe brain damage, but doctors...

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs caught after year on lam

Published Jun. 15 2017

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs has been captured in South Dakota while apparently living out of his pickup truck after...

ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

Published Jun. 15 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop the government from deporting more than 100...

Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life

Published Jun. 15 2017

Robert Skidmore was born in Flint, raised a family there and lived his entire life in and around the blue...