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  • US judge temporarily blocks 2nd Arkansas execution

    US judge temporarily blocks 2nd Arkansas execution

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:39:10 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:39:10 GMT
    Two Arkansas inmates who say they're in poor health after decades on death row argue that their medical conditions could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections.
    Two Arkansas inmates who say they're in poor health after decades on death row argue that their medical conditions could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections.
  • Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing event

    Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing event

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:39:08 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:39:08 GMT
    Prosecutors have charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington.
    Prosecutors have charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington.
  • Artifacts preserve Holocaust stories for future generations

    Artifacts preserve Holocaust stories for future generations

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:39:04 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:39:04 GMT
    The small wicker doll chair was an inauspicious toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels.
    The small wicker doll chair was an inauspicious toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels.
  • The Latest: Arkansas AG disputes execution claims

    The Latest: Arkansas AG disputes execution claims

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:54 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:54 GMT
    A federal appeals court has rejected an Arkansas inmate's request for a stay of execution for the rape and killing of a woman more than two decades ago.
    A federal appeals court has rejected an Arkansas inmate's request for a stay of execution for the rape and killing of a woman more than two decades ago.
  • Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

    Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:49 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:49 GMT
    Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral.
    Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral.
  • Woman found shot execution-style in Oregon was from Russia

    Woman found shot execution-style in Oregon was from Russia

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:47 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:47 GMT
    Authorities say a woman who was found shot in the remote woods of Oregon arrived in the United States from Russia last month and was having an "interesting love triangle relationship" with the man arrested in her...
    Authorities say a woman who was found shot in the remote woods of Oregon arrived in the United States from Russia last month and was having an "interesting love triangle relationship" with the man arrested in her death and another woman.
  • Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

    Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:44 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:44 GMT
    After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary.
    After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary.
  • Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit

    Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:41 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:41 GMT
    A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento.
    A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento.
  • Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow

    Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:35 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:35 GMT
    A 600-year-old white oak tree in New Jersey that's believed to be among the oldest in the nation is about to come down.
    A 600-year-old white oak tree in New Jersey that's believed to be among the oldest in the nation is about to come down.
  • Police ambush killer's mother begs for his life

    Police ambush killer's mother begs for his life

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:32 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:32 GMT
    A judge has rejected a request for an emergency competency hearing for a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers and now refuses to communicate with his lawyers.
    A judge has rejected a request for an emergency competency hearing for a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers and now refuses to communicate with his lawyers.
  • Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal

    Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:30 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:30 GMT
    The Chicago aviation police officer who pulled a man off a United Airlines flight describes the man as physically and verbally combative during the incident.
    The Chicago aviation police officer who pulled a man off a United Airlines flight describes the man as physically and verbally combative during the incident.
  • GM appeal of ignition switch ruling rejected by high court

    GM appeal of ignition switch ruling rejected by high court

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:25 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:38:25 GMT
    The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
    The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
  • Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience

    Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:36:25 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:36:25 GMT
    The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it.
    The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it.
  • Farmers fear deportation of workers could hurt livelihood

    Farmers fear deportation of workers could hurt livelihood

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:36:06 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:36:06 GMT
    Farmers across the U.S. are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants who are in the country illegally.
    Farmers across the U.S. are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants who are in the country illegally.
  • New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument

    New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:26:41 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:26:41 GMT
    New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance.
    New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance.
  • Condemned men seek appeals even after decades behind bars

    Condemned men seek appeals even after decades behind bars

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:08:23 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:08:23 GMT
    Last-ditch court appeals could block the executions of two Arkansas inmates who are scheduled to be put to death Monday.
    Last-ditch court appeals could block the executions of two Arkansas inmates who are scheduled to be put to death Monday.
  • Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

    Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:06:46 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:06:46 GMT
    Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt.
    Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt.
  • Man who shot at car in downtown Los Angeles surrenders

    Man who shot at car in downtown Los Angeles surrenders

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:37:47 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:37:47 GMT
    Police say a man suspected of shooting at a passing motorist in downtown Los Angeles has been taken into custody after refusing to surrender for hours.
    Police say a man suspected of shooting at a passing motorist in downtown Los Angeles has been taken into custody after refusing to surrender for hours.
  • 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead

    'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:27:16 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:27:16 GMT
    Robert M. Pirsig, whose novel 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88.
    Robert M. Pirsig, whose novel 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88.
  • Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

    Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:17:23 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:17:23 GMT
    Federal prosecutors want the Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data to be sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay about $170 million in restitution.
    Federal prosecutors want the Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data to be sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay about $170 million in restitution.
  • Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

    Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:17:08 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:17:08 GMT
    The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.
    The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.
  • Study: Man-made extreme weather has hit all over the world

    Study: Man-made extreme weather has hit all over the world

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:26 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:26 GMT
    A new study says nearly everybody on Earth has felt some kind of record extreme weather that can be blamed on global warming.
    A new study says nearly everybody on Earth has felt some kind of record extreme weather that can be blamed on global warming.
  • At least global warming may get Americans off the couch more

    At least global warming may get Americans off the couch more

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:22 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:22 GMT
    A new study finds that as the world warms and winters get milder, Americans will be more physically active.
    A new study finds that as the world warms and winters get milder, Americans will be more physically active.
  • Study: Whale and boat collisions may be more common

    Study: Whale and boat collisions may be more common

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:20 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:38:20 GMT
    A group of marine scientists say collisions of whales and boats off of New England may be more common than previously thought.
    A group of marine scientists say collisions of whales and boats off of New England may be more common than previously thought.
  • Governor tightens regulations after boy's waterslide death

    Governor tightens regulations after boy's waterslide death

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:56:26 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:56:26 GMT
    The death of a colleague's son spurred the governor in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks.
    The death of a colleague's son spurred the governor in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks.
  • Man pleads no contest to arson in 2014 Los Angeles inferno

    Man pleads no contest to arson in 2014 Los Angeles inferno

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:16:47 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:16:47 GMT
    A man who a witness said was angry about the killing of a black man by police in Missouri pleaded no contest Monday to igniting a huge inferno in downtown Los Angeles that destroyed a block of apartments under...
    A man who a witness said was angry about the killing of a black man by police in Missouri pleaded no contest Monday to igniting a huge inferno in downtown Los Angeles that destroyed a block of apartments under construction.
  • Utah zoo welcomes baby zebra; first born there since 1980s

    Utah zoo welcomes baby zebra; first born there since 1980s

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:16:27 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:16:27 GMT
    The Salt Lake City zoo has added a fourth striped member to its zebra exhibit after a foal was born at the facility earlier this month.
    The Salt Lake City zoo has added a fourth striped member to its zebra exhibit after a foal was born at the facility earlier this month.
  • Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

    Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:58:24 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:58:24 GMT
    Court documents say a Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run.
    Court documents say a Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run.
  • Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

    Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:57:15 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:57:15 GMT
    UC Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating student rights to free speech.
    UC Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating student rights to free speech.
  • US: Turkish man charged with serious national security crime

    US: Turkish man charged with serious national security crime

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:39:16 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:39:16 GMT
    A federal prosecutor in New York says politically connected lawyers are using inaccuracies to whitewash charges against a prominent Turkish businessman and are trying to get Turkey's president and U.S. officials to...
    A federal prosecutor in New York says politically connected lawyers are using inaccuracies to whitewash charges against a prominent Turkish businessman and are trying to get Turkey's president and U.S. officials to resolve the case diplomatically.
  • AP Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redo

    AP Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redo

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:39:18 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:39:18 GMT
    A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving forward despite budget cuts that are hitting an array of state programs and services.
    A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving forward despite budget cuts that are hitting an array of state programs and services.
  • Wolf pup born in Missouri offers hope for endangered breed

    Wolf pup born in Missouri offers hope for endangered breed

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:18:48 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:18:48 GMT
    A Mexican wolf born this month at a wildlife center in suburban St. Louis is offering new hope for repopulating the endangered species through artificial insemination using sperm that had been frozen.
    A Mexican wolf born this month at a wildlife center in suburban St. Louis is offering new hope for repopulating the endangered species through artificial insemination using sperm that had been frozen.
  • Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

    Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:48:18 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:48:18 GMT
    Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
    Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
  • Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds leads to 4 arrests

    Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds leads to 4 arrests

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:30:32 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:30:32 GMT
    Supporters of legal pot say four people have been arrested after smoking marijuana on the U.S. Capitol grounds.
    Supporters of legal pot say four people have been arrested after smoking marijuana on the U.S. Capitol grounds.
  • Investigators sift through wreckage after fire that killed 5

    Investigators sift through wreckage after fire that killed 5

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:18:27 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:18:27 GMT
    Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon.
    Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon.
  • Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

    Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-04-24 17:57:22 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-04-24 17:57:22 GMT
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft faces one last perilous adventure around Saturn.
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft faces one last perilous adventure around Saturn.
  • Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

    Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:16:12 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:16:12 GMT
    New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is warning world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change.
    New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is warning world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change.
  • Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

    Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:06:26 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:06:26 GMT
    Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
    Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
  • Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

    Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:46:03 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:46:03 GMT
    Farmers around the U.S. are worried that the Trump administration crackdown on immigrants will deprive them of the workers they need.
    Farmers around the U.S. are worried that the Trump administration crackdown on immigrants will deprive them of the workers they need.
  • Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to work

    Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to work

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:47 AM EDT2017-04-24 10:47:01 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 6:47 AM EDT2017-04-24 10:47:01 GMT
    The Trump administration and the Republican-led House are revisiting the question of whether adults who are able to work should be required to work to get taxpayer-provided health insurance.
    The Trump administration and the Republican-led House are revisiting the question of whether adults who are able to work should be required to work to get taxpayer-provided health insurance.
  • Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

    Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:37:40 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:37:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed push on health care and a looming budget deadline.
    President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed push on health care and a looming budget deadline.
  • 3 children among victims in New York City house fire

    3 children among victims in New York City house fire

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:25:50 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:25:50 GMT
    New York City officials say five people are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire.
    New York City officials say five people are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire.
  • California moves - slowly - toward resuming executions

    California moves - slowly - toward resuming executions

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:25:40 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:25:40 GMT
    California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits.
    California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits.
  • Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions

    Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:24:04 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:24:04 GMT
    Two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health.
    Two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health.
  • Police search for missing boy in California; father arrested

    Police search for missing boy in California; father arrested

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:15:33 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:15:33 GMT
    Police in Southern California on Sunday finished their search of a park where the passed out father of a missing 5-year-old boy was found over the weekend and are asking for anyone with information to come forward.
    Police in Southern California on Sunday finished their search of a park where the passed out father of a missing 5-year-old boy was found over the weekend and are asking for anyone with information to come forward.
  • Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:43:26 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:43:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.
    President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.
  • The Latest: Passenger says flight attendant nearly hit baby

    The Latest: Passenger says flight attendant nearly hit baby

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:32:24 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:32:24 GMT
    A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child.
    A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child.
  • Pilot killed in crash of replica WWI-era plane in California

    Pilot killed in crash of replica WWI-era plane in California

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:54:01 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:54:01 GMT
    Authorities say a pilot was killed when a replica World War I-era biplane crashed in a field on California's central coast.
    Authorities say a pilot was killed when a replica World War I-era biplane crashed in a field on California's central coast.
  • American tries to learn from United's mistakes in incident

    American tries to learn from United's mistakes in incident

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:52:29 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:52:29 GMT
    American Airlines says it has grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger after taking a baby stroller away from another passenger.
    American Airlines says it has grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger after taking a baby stroller away from another passenger.
  • The Latest: California police ask for help to find boy

    The Latest: California police ask for help to find boy

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:33:21 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:33:21 GMT
    Police in Southern California are asking for anyone with information about a missing 5-year-old boy who was with his father to come forward.
    Police in Southern California are asking for anyone with information about a missing 5-year-old boy who was with his father to come forward.
  • Convicted jihadist with California ties loses US citizenship

    Convicted jihadist with California ties loses US citizenship

    Sunday, April 23 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:54:22 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:54:22 GMT
    A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment.
    A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment.
  • Police ambush killer's strategy to avoid death: Blame Dad

    Police ambush killer's strategy to avoid death: Blame Dad

    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:03:24 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:03:24 GMT
    As Eric Frein tries to avoid death row for ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, defense lawyers are suggesting they intend to raise questions about the father's influence on the gunman.
    As Eric Frein tries to avoid death row for ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, defense lawyers are suggesting they intend to raise questions about the father's influence on the gunman.
  • Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

    Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:51:40 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:51:40 GMT
    The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old Minnesota girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated.
    The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old Minnesota girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated.
  • Schumer: Boost communication after Penn Station stampede

    Schumer: Boost communication after Penn Station stampede

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:34:33 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:34:33 GMT
    Sen. Charles Schumer says the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at train stations.
    Sen. Charles Schumer says the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at train stations.
  • Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

    Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:34:29 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:34:29 GMT
    Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown.
    Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown.
  • Authorities drop 33 cases against Dakota Access protesters

    Authorities drop 33 cases against Dakota Access protesters

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:22:41 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:22:41 GMT
    Authorities have dropped 33 cases stemming from arrests of protesters against the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline.
    Authorities have dropped 33 cases stemming from arrests of protesters against the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline.
  • Funeral services held for Ohio victim of Facebook killer

    Funeral services held for Ohio victim of Facebook killer

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:41:46 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:41:46 GMT
    Funeral services have been held for a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was posted on Facebook.
    Funeral services have been held for a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was posted on Facebook.
  • UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann Coulter visit

    UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann Coulter visit

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:04:28 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:04:28 GMT
    The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak...
    The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week.
  • Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

    Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:04:11 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:04:11 GMT
    Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
    Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
  • Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination

    Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:52:03 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:52:03 GMT
    Montana might be known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote its vast...
    Montana might be known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote its vast tribal lands as tourist destinations.
  • Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

    Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:58 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:58 GMT
    Astronomers find another nearby planet that may be just right for life.
    Astronomers find another nearby planet that may be just right for life.
  • North Carolina's long summer vacations are being challenged

    North Carolina's long summer vacations are being challenged

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:22:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:27:38 GMT
    A law mandating when North Carolina public schools hold summer vacation is facing its strongest challenge yet from educators and legislators arguing more calendar flexibility would improve student performance.
    A law mandating when North Carolina public schools hold summer vacation is facing its strongest challenge yet from educators and legislators arguing more calendar flexibility would improve student performance.
  • Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of 'lunar Bibles'

    Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of 'lunar Bibles'

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:12:05 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:12:05 GMT
    Ten microfilm Bibles that traveled to space on board the Apollo NASA missions are locked in an Oklahoma court vault while a legal battle rages in two states over their rightful owner.
    Ten microfilm Bibles that traveled to space on board the Apollo NASA missions are locked in an Oklahoma court vault while a legal battle rages in two states over their rightful owner.
  • Hawaii bill giving equal access to fertility treatment dies

    Hawaii bill giving equal access to fertility treatment dies

    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:42:00 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:42:00 GMT
    Hawaii lawmakers have killed a bill that sought equal access to fertility treatments for gay and lesbian couples and single women.
    Hawaii lawmakers have killed a bill that sought equal access to fertility treatments for gay and lesbian couples and single women.
  • Undergrads build prosthetic arm for 10-year-old violinist

    Undergrads build prosthetic arm for 10-year-old violinist

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:11:53 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:11:53 GMT
    A 10-year-old girl born with no left hand is playing the violin, thanks to a specially designed prosthetic built by undergrads at George Mason University.
    A 10-year-old girl born with no left hand is playing the violin, thanks to a specially designed prosthetic built by undergrads at George Mason University.
  • Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

    Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:02:23 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:02:23 GMT
    The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for trouble next week, when conservative Ann Coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the school's wishes.
    The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for trouble next week, when conservative Ann Coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the school's wishes.
  • Bill for congresswoman's shooting memorial fails in Arizona

    Bill for congresswoman's shooting memorial fails in Arizona

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:54:32 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:54:32 GMT
    Lawmakers in the 2017 legislative session are walking away from a proposal to spend state money on a memorial to mark the 2011 shooting that targeted then-Rep.
    Lawmakers in the 2017 legislative session are walking away from a proposal to spend state money on a memorial to mark the 2011 shooting that targeted then-Rep.
  • Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M

    Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:12:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:12:06 GMT
    The tiny town of Tiller, Oregon, is almost entirely for sale for $3.5 million - or $3.85 million if you also want the local elementary school, which is a separate deal.
    The tiny town of Tiller, Oregon, is almost entirely for sale for $3.5 million - or $3.85 million if you also want the local elementary school, which is a separate deal.
  • Report: Can't blame El Nino as global temps spike in March

    Report: Can't blame El Nino as global temps spike in March

    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:43:02 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:43:02 GMT
    Earth hit a new milestone for warmth in March.
    Earth hit a new milestone for warmth in March.
  • Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in Fresno rampage

    Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in Fresno rampage

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:04:36 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:04:36 GMT
    The arrest of a gunman accused of going on a deadly rampage against white people in Fresno, California, was made with the help of technology that can detect the sound of gunfire and help police zero in on the source.
    The arrest of a gunman accused of going on a deadly rampage against white people in Fresno, California, was made with the help of technology that can detect the sound of gunfire and help police zero in on the source.
  • Lawyer: Abducted Tennessee girl's recovery 'just beginning'

    Lawyer: Abducted Tennessee girl's recovery 'just beginning'

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:41:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:41:52 GMT
    A family lawyer says the "process of recovery is only just beginning" for a 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California.
    A family lawyer says the "process of recovery is only just beginning" for a 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California.
  • Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

    Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:23:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:28:30 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. will target more than just Montana's Republican voters when he helps technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte campaign for an open U.S. House seat.
    Donald Trump Jr. will target more than just Montana's Republican voters when he helps technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte campaign for an open U.S. House seat.
  • Judge seems reluctant to issue another travel ban injunction

    Judge seems reluctant to issue another travel ban injunction

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:03:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:03:11 GMT
    A federal judge seems reluctant to issue yet another nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying two other judges have already done so.
    A federal judge seems reluctant to issue yet another nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying two other judges have already done so.
  • Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

    Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:03:05 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:03:05 GMT
    The Trump administration is moving to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
    The Trump administration is moving to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
  • Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

    Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:41:37 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:41:37 GMT
    A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name has arrived at the International Space Station.
    A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name has arrived at the International Space Station.
  • With tears, tattoos, Prince fans remember him a year later

    With tears, tattoos, Prince fans remember him a year later

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:33 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:33:00 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:33 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:33:00 GMT
    Prince fans will mark the anniversary of his sudden death by gathering at Minnesota sites made famous by the "Purple Rain" superstar.
    Prince fans will mark the anniversary of his sudden death by gathering at Minnesota sites made famous by the "Purple Rain" superstar.
  • Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

    Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:31:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:31:49 GMT
    A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead has been denied parole in New York.
    A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead has been denied parole in New York.
  • Legal rulings could force Texas back into federal oversight

    Legal rulings could force Texas back into federal oversight

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:23 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:23:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:26:32 GMT
    A run of legal defeats over its voting laws means Texas could risk becoming the first state forced back into federal oversight since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of the Voting Rights Act four years...
    A run of legal defeats over its voting laws means Texas could risk becoming the first state forced back into federal oversight since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of the Voting Rights Act four years ago.
  • Arkansas events show risk of ambitious execution schedule

    Arkansas events show risk of ambitious execution schedule

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:11 AM EDT2017-04-22 09:11:37 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:11 AM EDT2017-04-22 09:11:37 GMT
    Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly 12 years despite a flurry of legal challenges that spared three convicted killers.
    Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly 12 years despite a flurry of legal challenges that spared three convicted killers.
  • Fresno killings suspect has 2-decade history of violence

    Fresno killings suspect has 2-decade history of violence

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:14 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:14:32 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:14 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:14:32 GMT
    The suspect in this week's Fresno, California mass shooting is set to appear in court to face a first-degree murder charge in a killing five days earlier.
    The suspect in this week's Fresno, California mass shooting is set to appear in court to face a first-degree murder charge in a killing five days earlier.
  • Power fully restored after San Francisco outage

    Power fully restored after San Francisco outage

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:12 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:12:24 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:12 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:12:24 GMT
    A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark, and stopping the famed cable cars for a time.
    A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark, and stopping the famed cable cars for a time.
  • AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

    AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:53 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:53:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:55:38 GMT
    Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.
    Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.
  • Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide

    Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:18:56 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:18:56 GMT
    The family of Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to order Massachusetts prison officials to preserve evidence after the former New England Patriots player committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder.
    The family of Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to order Massachusetts prison officials to preserve evidence after the former New England Patriots player committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder.
  • The Latest: Fresno, California gunman has violent record

    The Latest: Fresno, California gunman has violent record

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-22 01:19:00 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-22 01:19:00 GMT
    The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno faced repeated domestic violence charges years ago, including allegations that he beat the mother of his child.
    The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno faced repeated domestic violence charges years ago, including allegations that he beat the mother of his child.
  • Fresno killings suspect shouts out during 1st court hearing

    Fresno killings suspect shouts out during 1st court hearing

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:58:34 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:58:34 GMT
    The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno, California, entered a courtroom shouting that natural disasters striking America will increase.
    The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno, California, entered a courtroom shouting that natural disasters striking America will increase.
  • 3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

    3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:20:58 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:20:58 GMT
    A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court will hear arguments in an appeal of a Hawaii federal judge's ruling blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban.
    A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court will hear arguments in an appeal of a Hawaii federal judge's ruling blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban.
  • Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

    Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:10:41 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:10:41 GMT
    Authorities have named the 19-year-old suspect who died after Thursday's exchange of gunfire with Seattle police near a downtown convenience store.
    Authorities have named the 19-year-old suspect who died after Thursday's exchange of gunfire with Seattle police near a downtown convenience store.
  • New Mexico Legislature sues governor in escalating conflict

    New Mexico Legislature sues governor in escalating conflict

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:41:56 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:41:56 GMT
    New Mexico's Legislature has sued Republican Gov. Susana Martinez over her budget vetoes that they say would effectively eliminate the legislative branch of government by cutting off its funding.
    New Mexico's Legislature has sued Republican Gov. Susana Martinez over her budget vetoes that they say would effectively eliminate the legislative branch of government by cutting off its funding.
  • AP PHOTOS: Remote Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million

    AP PHOTOS: Remote Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:41:07 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:41:07 GMT
    AP PHOTOS: Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million.
    AP PHOTOS: Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million.
  • Colorado House: Clemency for inmate released 90 years early

    Colorado House: Clemency for inmate released 90 years early

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:01:33 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:01:33 GMT
    Colorado's House unanimously called on the governor Friday to grant clemency to a robbery-kidnapping convict who is back in prison after being mistakenly released decades early and reforming his life.
    Colorado's House unanimously called on the governor Friday to grant clemency to a robbery-kidnapping convict who is back in prison after being mistakenly released decades early and reforming his life.
  • Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

    Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:21:48 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:21:48 GMT
    After being missing for more than a month, a 15-year-old Tennessee girl was found near a cabin in a remote part of northern California and the 50-year-old teacher accused of kidnapping her was arrested.
    After being missing for more than a month, a 15-year-old Tennessee girl was found near a cabin in a remote part of northern California and the 50-year-old teacher accused of kidnapping her was arrested.
  • The Latest: Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

    The Latest: Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:12:21 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:12:21 GMT
    A utility company spokesman says the San Francisco power outage that left thousands in the dark was caused by a "catastrophic failure" of circuit breaker that caused a fire at a power substation.
    A utility company spokesman says the San Francisco power outage that left thousands in the dark was caused by a "catastrophic failure" of circuit breaker that caused a fire at a power substation.
  • Court promptly denies Blagojevich request for 3rd sentencing

    Court promptly denies Blagojevich request for 3rd sentencing

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:52:03 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:52:03 GMT
    A federal court took just three days to reject the appeal of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich seeking a third sentencing.
    A federal court took just three days to reject the appeal of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich seeking a third sentencing.
  • Police: Woman distracted by phone hit by train, badly hurt

    Police: Woman distracted by phone hit by train, badly hurt

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:41:03 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:41:03 GMT
    A 26-year-old Oregon woman is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a freight train in a Portland suburb.
    A 26-year-old Oregon woman is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a freight train in a Portland suburb.
  • George HW Bush to stay through weekend in Houston hospital

    George HW Bush to stay through weekend in Houston hospital

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:21:29 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:21:29 GMT
    A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia.
    A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia.
  • Lawmakers seek details from Trump group on foreign payments

    Lawmakers seek details from Trump group on foreign payments

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:10:13 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:10:13 GMT
    Leaders of a House investigations panel are asking the Trump Organization for specifics on how it will donate its profits from foreign government payments to the U.S. Treasury.
    Leaders of a House investigations panel are asking the Trump Organization for specifics on how it will donate its profits from foreign government payments to the U.S. Treasury.
  • Egyptian-American release came after 'no deal,' Trump says

    Egyptian-American release came after 'no deal,' Trump says

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:59:41 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:59:41 GMT
    An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt is meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
    An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt is meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
  • Providence gives 1st OK to major changes aimed at profiling

    Providence gives 1st OK to major changes aimed at profiling

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:30:48 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:30:48 GMT
    A Rhode Island city has given first passage to a sweeping new ordinance that would ban racial profiling by police and establish strict controls on how to conduct traffic and pedestrian stops.
    A Rhode Island city has given first passage to a sweeping new ordinance that would ban racial profiling by police and establish strict controls on how to conduct traffic and pedestrian stops.
  • The Latest: Trump says 'no deal' was made for charity worker

    The Latest: Trump says 'no deal' was made for charity worker

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:20:25 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:20:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump said there was "no deal" made to secure the release of an Egyptian-American charity worker.
    President Donald Trump said there was "no deal" made to secure the release of an Egyptian-American charity worker.
  • Gunman in Missouri utility worker deaths had criminal record

    Gunman in Missouri utility worker deaths had criminal record

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:11:31 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:11:31 GMT
    Investigators are trying to determine what led a gunman to open fire on two utility workers in a residential neighborhood in St. Louis, killing both of them before fatally shooting himself.
    Investigators are trying to determine what led a gunman to open fire on two utility workers in a residential neighborhood in St. Louis, killing both of them before fatally shooting himself.
  • Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

    Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:00:56 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:00:56 GMT
    Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back...
    Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.
  • Trooper's mother says she doesn't hate killer, wants justice

    Trooper's mother says she doesn't hate killer, wants justice

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:52:58 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:52:58 GMT
    Jurors are learning about the life of a state police trooper gunned down in a 2014 ambush as they weigh a potential death sentence for his killer.
    Jurors are learning about the life of a state police trooper gunned down in a 2014 ambush as they weigh a potential death sentence for his killer.
  • Trump: Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

    Trump: Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:40:33 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:40:33 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he believes Thursday's attack in Paris will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming election.
    President Donald Trump says he believes Thursday's attack in Paris will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming election.
  • Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

    Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:32:09 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:32:09 GMT
    A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues is resigning.
    A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues is resigning.
  • Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

    Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:21:42 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:23:46 GMT
    Family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio a year ago.
    Family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio a year ago.
  • The Latest: Russian hacker sentenced to 27 years

    The Latest: Russian hacker sentenced to 27 years

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:21:32 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:23:37 GMT
    A Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data has been sentenced to 27 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $170 million in restitution.
    A Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data has been sentenced to 27 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $170 million in restitution.
  • Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

    Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:39:31 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:39:31 GMT
    The White House budget director says money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing.
    The White House budget director says money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing.
  • Attorneys general to Trump: Don't cut drug treatment funds

    Attorneys general to Trump: Don't cut drug treatment funds

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:38:12 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:38:12 GMT
    Attorneys general from 19 states tell Trump and Congress not to cut federal money for drug treatment.
    Attorneys general from 19 states tell Trump and Congress not to cut federal money for drug treatment.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Gorsuch, SCOTUS didn't ban teaching of Islam

    AP FACT CHECK: Gorsuch, SCOTUS didn't ban teaching of Islam

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:31:26 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:31:26 GMT
    Newly sworn in Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't cast the deciding vote in a case on Islam in public schools, despite the claims of several widely-shared stories.
    Newly sworn in Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't cast the deciding vote in a case on Islam in public schools, despite the claims of several widely-shared stories.
  • Virginia governor: Man is guilty, but shouldn't be executed

    Virginia governor: Man is guilty, but shouldn't be executed

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:20:43 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:20:43 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to spare the life of a death row inmate came down to concerns about the fairness of his trial, not doubts about his guilt.
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to spare the life of a death row inmate came down to concerns about the fairness of his trial, not doubts about his guilt.
  • Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

    Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:38:36 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:38:36 GMT
    Hillary Clinton addressed a cheering crowd at an LGBT rights fundraiser in New York Thursday night and told them that recent progress might not be as secure as they once hoped.
    Hillary Clinton addressed a cheering crowd at an LGBT rights fundraiser in New York Thursday night and told them that recent progress might not be as secure as they once hoped.
  • Pot fans observe 4/20 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike

    Pot fans observe 4/20 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:09:05 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:09:05 GMT
    From Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to Hippie Hill in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, marijuana enthusiasts are observing their 4/20 holiday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed.
    From Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to Hippie Hill in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, marijuana enthusiasts are observing their 4/20 holiday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed.
  • 3 Seattle officers shot; 1 suspect dead, 2 in custody

    3 Seattle officers shot; 1 suspect dead, 2 in custody

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:08:56 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:08:56 GMT
    Seattle police say two police officers have been shot responding to a robbery downtown.
    Seattle police say two police officers have been shot responding to a robbery downtown.
  • 25 years for ex-Saint's killer in 'profoundly sad' case

    25 years for ex-Saint's killer in 'profoundly sad' case

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:49:15 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:49:15 GMT
    A Louisiana judge has sentenced a 29-year-old New Orleans man to 25 years in prison for killing former Saints star Will Smith and wounding Smith's wife after an April 2016 traffic crash.
    A Louisiana judge has sentenced a 29-year-old New Orleans man to 25 years in prison for killing former Saints star Will Smith and wounding Smith's wife after an April 2016 traffic crash.
  • GM faces hard road getting compensated for Venezuela factory

    GM faces hard road getting compensated for Venezuela factory

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:48:03 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:48:03 GMT
    General Motors says it has halted operations in Venezuela after authorities seized a factory.
    General Motors says it has halted operations in Venezuela after authorities seized a factory.
  • The Latest: 3 officers wounded by gunfire after robbery

    The Latest: 3 officers wounded by gunfire after robbery

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:20:59 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:22:31 GMT
    Seattle police say one suspect has significant injuries and another has been taken in to custody after two police officers were shot responding to a robbery downtown.
    Seattle police say one suspect has significant injuries and another has been taken in to custody after two police officers were shot responding to a robbery downtown.
  • AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps

    AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:09:03 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:09:03 GMT
    A new poll shows that black teens are the most active on social media, messaging apps and video.
    A new poll shows that black teens are the most active on social media, messaging apps and video.
  • In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

    In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:09:57 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:09:57 GMT
    Aaron Hernandez's death in prison _ just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges _ remains shrouded in mystery.
    Aaron Hernandez's death in prison _ just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges _ remains shrouded in mystery.
  • Widow of Saints star Will Smith upset at killer's 25 years

    Widow of Saints star Will Smith upset at killer's 25 years

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:28:02 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:28:02 GMT
    The defense gets a chance to make its case for leniency in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.
    The defense gets a chance to make its case for leniency in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.
  • 3 Seattle officers shot; 1 suspect dead, 2 in custody

    3 Seattle officers shot; 1 suspect dead, 2 in custody

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:00:38 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:00:38 GMT
    A Seattle police officer is recovering at a hospital after being shot while responding to a convenience store robbery downtown.
    A Seattle police officer is recovering at a hospital after being shot while responding to a convenience store robbery downtown.
  • Arkansas overcomes legal hurdles, carries out execution

    Arkansas overcomes legal hurdles, carries out execution

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:00:29 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:00:29 GMT
    An aggressive effort by the state of Arkansas to carry out its first executions since 2005 stalled for the second time this week as courts blocked lethal injections planned Thursday for two inmates.
    An aggressive effort by the state of Arkansas to carry out its first executions since 2005 stalled for the second time this week as courts blocked lethal injections planned Thursday for two inmates.
  • Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

    Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:31 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:31:59 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:34 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:34:32 GMT
    Hawaii lawmakers are criticizing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement that a 'judge sitting on an island in the Pacific' could issue a ruling stopping President Donald Trump's travel ban.
    Hawaii lawmakers are criticizing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement that a 'judge sitting on an island in the Pacific' could issue a ruling stopping President Donald Trump's travel ban.
  • The Latest: Inmate lost consciousness quickly, witnesses say

    The Latest: Inmate lost consciousness quickly, witnesses say

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:37:51 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:37:51 GMT
    The Arkansas Supreme Court is allowing the state to use a lethal injection drug in upcoming executions, despite a supplier's complaint that it was sold to the state to be used only for inmates' medical care.
    The Arkansas Supreme Court is allowing the state to use a lethal injection drug in upcoming executions, despite a supplier's complaint that it was sold to the state to be used only for inmates' medical care.
  • Education secy, teachers union chief meet on school tour

    Education secy, teachers union chief meet on school tour

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:28:55 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:28:55 GMT
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that DeVos doesn't understand...
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that DeVos doesn't understand what students need to succeed.
  • UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

    UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:09:51 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:09:51 GMT
    The University of California, Berkeley says it has a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on a threat to speak next week and has proposed an alternate date next month.
    The University of California, Berkeley says it has a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on a threat to speak next week and has proposed an alternate date next month.
  • Health care lobby pushes back on Hawaii LGBT fertility bill

    Health care lobby pushes back on Hawaii LGBT fertility bill

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:40:53 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:40:53 GMT
    Health care lobbyists in Hawaii are pushing lawmakers to kill part of a bill that would expand access to fertility treatments to same-sex couples who want to have a child.
    Health care lobbyists in Hawaii are pushing lawmakers to kill part of a bill that would expand access to fertility treatments to same-sex couples who want to have a child.
  • Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

    Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:40:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:40:48 GMT
    Federal judges have found Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas' statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters.
    Federal judges have found Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas' statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters.
  • Gunman kills 2 St. Louis utility workers, turns gun on self

    Gunman kills 2 St. Louis utility workers, turns gun on self

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:49:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:49:17 GMT
    St. Louis police say a gunman opened fire on two utility workers, killing both of them, before fatally shooting himself.
    St. Louis police say a gunman opened fire on two utility workers, killing both of them, before fatally shooting himself.
  • Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

    Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:09:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:09:49 GMT
    Authorities say that a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher has been found safe in California.
    Authorities say that a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher has been found safe in California.
  • New 'delicioso' postage stamps dedicated to Latino cuisine

    New 'delicioso' postage stamps dedicated to Latino cuisine

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:00:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:00:07 GMT
    From the kitchen table to the mail, the U.S. Postal Service is recognizing the influence of Latino foods and flavors on American cuisine with the release of a new series of stamps.
    From the kitchen table to the mail, the U.S. Postal Service is recognizing the influence of Latino foods and flavors on American cuisine with the release of a new series of stamps.
  • Slain trooper's widow angry 'I can't grow old with him now'

    Slain trooper's widow angry 'I can't grow old with him now'

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:51:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:53:20 GMT
    A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction on capital murder charges.
    A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction on capital murder charges.
  • Harvard honors a famous grad _ JFK _ with special symposium

    Harvard honors a famous grad _ JFK _ with special symposium

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:00:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:00:58 GMT
    Harvard University is honoring one of its most famous graduates _ John F. Kennedy _ with a symposium marking the 100th anniversary of the slain president's birth.
    Harvard University is honoring one of its most famous graduates _ John F. Kennedy _ with a symposium marking the 100th anniversary of the slain president's birth.
  • Some blame staffing for Nebraska prison's violence problem

    Some blame staffing for Nebraska prison's violence problem

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:51:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:51:30 GMT
    A Nebraska prison with a history of riots saw more violence this week, sparking new criticism from lawmakers.
    A Nebraska prison with a history of riots saw more violence this week, sparking new criticism from lawmakers.
  • The Latest: Prosecutor to seek death in deputy murder case

    The Latest: Prosecutor to seek death in deputy murder case

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:29:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:34:17 GMT
    A man suspected of fatally shooting an Oklahoma deputy is now charged with first-degree murder.
    A man suspected of fatally shooting an Oklahoma deputy is now charged with first-degree murder.
  • Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

    Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:20:33 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:20:33 GMT
    The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a smaller turnout for Wednesday's Super Bowl celebration at the White House with President Donald Trump than one two...
    The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a smaller turnout for Wednesday's Super Bowl celebration at the White House with President Donald Trump than one two years ago with President Barack Obama.
  • Documentary delves into life of music pioneer Clive Davis

    Documentary delves into life of music pioneer Clive Davis

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:00:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:00:41 GMT
    Music mogul Clive Davis has celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
    Music mogul Clive Davis has celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
  • The Latest: Teacher faces federal charge in student case

    The Latest: Teacher faces federal charge in student case

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:59:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:59:51 GMT
    An acting U.S. attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex.
    An acting U.S. attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex.
  • Indiana GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole

    Indiana GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:41:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:41:00 GMT
    Republican leaders in the Indiana Statehouse have reached agreement on a measure that appears to punish a convenience store owner who used a legal loophole to circumvent the state's stringent law governing who can...
    Republican leaders in the Indiana Statehouse have reached agreement on a measure that appears to punish a convenience store owner who used a legal loophole to circumvent the state's stringent law governing who can sell sale cold beer.
  • Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

    Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:22:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:22:40 GMT
    Shares of Fox News' parent company, 21st Century Fox, held steady in morning trading Thursday following the firing of longtime and top-rated host Bill O'Reilly.
    Shares of Fox News' parent company, 21st Century Fox, held steady in morning trading Thursday following the firing of longtime and top-rated host Bill O'Reilly.
  • AP Explains: 4/20 grew from humble roots to pot high holiday

    AP Explains: 4/20 grew from humble roots to pot high holiday

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:22:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:22:28 GMT
    Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather _ at 4:20 p.m. _ in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts.
    Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather _ at 4:20 p.m. _ in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts.
  • APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

    APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:20:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:22:19 GMT
    The last killer whale has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park, a calf whose birth in Texas follows the company's 2016 decision to stop breeding killer whales.
    The last killer whale has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park, a calf whose birth in Texas follows the company's 2016 decision to stop breeding killer whales.
  • Prison company struggles to get license for family center

    Prison company struggles to get license for family center

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:40:56 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:40:56 GMT
    A top private prison company is struggling to convince Texas lawmakers to license its facility to hold immigrant parents and their children together _ a practice that the administration recently committed to...
    A top private prison company is struggling to convince Texas lawmakers to license its facility to hold immigrant parents and their children together _ a practice that the administration recently committed to upholding.
  • Tom Fleming, twice NYC Marathon champ, dies coaching at meet

    Tom Fleming, twice NYC Marathon champ, dies coaching at meet

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:27:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:32:50 GMT
    Tom Fleming, a two-time winner of the New York City Marathon, died Wednesday while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet.
    Tom Fleming, a two-time winner of the New York City Marathon, died Wednesday while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet.
  • Massachusetts charter school teacher is Teacher of the Year

    Massachusetts charter school teacher is Teacher of the Year

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:27:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:31:18 GMT
    A humanities teacher at a Massachusetts charter school has been named the 2017 National Teacher of the Year.
    A humanities teacher at a Massachusetts charter school has been named the 2017 National Teacher of the Year.
  • It's an orca! Last killer whale is born at a SeaWorld park

    It's an orca! Last killer whale is born at a SeaWorld park

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:31:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:34:09 GMT
    Officials at SeaWorld say the last killer whale has been born in captivity at one of its parks _ in San Antonio.
    Officials at SeaWorld say the last killer whale has been born in captivity at one of its parks _ in San Antonio.
  • Correction: Trump-Wisconsin story

    Correction: Trump-Wisconsin story

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:20:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:20:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.
    President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.
  • Correction: House Election-Georgia story

    Correction: House Election-Georgia story

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:00:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:00:20 GMT
    A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm...
    A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
  • EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

    EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:21:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:21:08 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency is asking a federal appeals court in Washington to postpone consideration of 2012 rules requiring energy companies to cut emissions of toxic chemicals.
    The Environmental Protection Agency is asking a federal appeals court in Washington to postpone consideration of 2012 rules requiring energy companies to cut emissions of toxic chemicals.
  • No inoffensive way to say the "n-word," Fla. senator learns

    No inoffensive way to say the "n-word," Fla. senator learns

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:50:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:50:47 GMT
    No matter what variation of the 'n-word' is spoken, a Florida state senator is learning that the term is still offensive.
    No matter what variation of the 'n-word' is spoken, a Florida state senator is learning that the term is still offensive.
  • Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

    Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:40:11 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:40:11 GMT
    A planned appearance by provocative author Ann Coulter at the University of California, Berkeley next week has been called off because of safety and security concerns.
    A planned appearance by provocative author Ann Coulter at the University of California, Berkeley next week has been called off because of safety and security concerns.
  • Lawsuit: Army should factor PTSD in discharge decisions

    Lawsuit: Army should factor PTSD in discharge decisions

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:39:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:39:41 GMT
    A federal lawsuit alleges the U.S. Army has issued less-than-honorable discharges for potentially thousands of service members without adequately considering the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other...
    A federal lawsuit alleges the U.S. Army has issued less-than-honorable discharges for potentially thousands of service members without adequately considering the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health conditions.
  • Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

    Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:39:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:39:20 GMT
    Marijuana is becoming more accepted, but pot smokers have few places to legally smoke outside their homes.
    Marijuana is becoming more accepted, but pot smokers have few places to legally smoke outside their homes.
  • In court, strong emotions from coach, family of slain Saint

    In court, strong emotions from coach, family of slain Saint

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:09:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:09:58 GMT
    Defense lawyers for the man who killed former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith have filed a motion for a new trial based on "new evidence.".
    Defense lawyers for the man who killed former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith have filed a motion for a new trial based on "new evidence.".
  • Fresno shooter gave police detailed account of slayings

    Fresno shooter gave police detailed account of slayings

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:50:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:52 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:52:21 GMT
    Police say the violence in Fresno that culminated in a mass shooting Tuesday began five days earlier, when Kori Ali Muhammad shot an unarmed Motel 6 security guard whom he said disrespected him.
    Police say the violence in Fresno that culminated in a mass shooting Tuesday began five days earlier, when Kori Ali Muhammad shot an unarmed Motel 6 security guard whom he said disrespected him.
  • Before you invest in a startup, here's what you need to know

    Before you invest in a startup, here's what you need to know

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:27:14 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:29:21 GMT
    It has become easier for regular folks to buy stock in startups, but doing so is risky.
    It has become easier for regular folks to buy stock in startups, but doing so is risky.
  • Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

    Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:50:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:50:25 GMT
    Police say five days before a rampage that left three men dead, Kori Ali Muhammad shot an unarmed security guard who he felt had insulted him at a Motel 6 when he visited a female friend at the hotel.
    Police say five days before a rampage that left three men dead, Kori Ali Muhammad shot an unarmed security guard who he felt had insulted him at a Motel 6 when he visited a female friend at the hotel.
  • Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

    Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:18:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:18:42 GMT
    The victims of a Fresno, California gunman were having a seemingly ordinary day before they were gunned down by a man who had set out to shoot as many white people as possible.
    The victims of a Fresno, California gunman were having a seemingly ordinary day before they were gunned down by a man who had set out to shoot as many white people as possible.
  • Police: Man arrested in random Las Vegas stabbings; 1 dead

    Police: Man arrested in random Las Vegas stabbings; 1 dead

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 08:29:36 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 08:29:36 GMT
    Authorities arrested the man suspected in the seemingly random Las Vegas knife attacks that left one man dead and another bleeding in an alley Wednesday.
    Authorities arrested the man suspected in the seemingly random Las Vegas knife attacks that left one man dead and another bleeding in an alley Wednesday.
  • Father of fallen Muslim-American soldier decries travel ban

    Father of fallen Muslim-American soldier decries travel ban

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:39:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:39:52 GMT
    The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq has filed an amicus brief supporting a federal judge's decision to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
    The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq has filed an amicus brief supporting a federal judge's decision to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
  • For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican

    For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:39:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:39:02 GMT
    A 23-year-old man sues the federal government Tuesday over his deportation to Mexico, saying he was entitled to remain in the United States under a program that shields people who came to the country as young...
    A 23-year-old man sues the federal government Tuesday over his deportation to Mexico, saying he was entitled to remain in the United States under a program that shields people who came to the country as young children.
  • Conservatives fault Arkansas court for halting executions

    Conservatives fault Arkansas court for halting executions

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:19:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:19:32 GMT
    Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first executions in nearly 12 years has been thwarted by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of campaigns by conservative groups to reshape the judiciary.
    Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first executions in nearly 12 years has been thwarted by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of campaigns by conservative groups to reshape the judiciary.
  • Why are executions stopped? Death penalty questions answered

    Why are executions stopped? Death penalty questions answered

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:10:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:10:29 GMT
    Why are executions stopped? Answers to death penalty queries.
    Why are executions stopped? Answers to death penalty queries.
  • Arkansas suffers 2 setbacks to multiple execution plan

    Arkansas suffers 2 setbacks to multiple execution plan

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:38:23 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:38:23 GMT
    Lawyers for Arkansas inmates condemned to die Thursday in a planned double execution are claiming they are innocent and one of them says advanced DNA techniques could show he didn't kill a woman in 1993.
    Lawyers for Arkansas inmates condemned to die Thursday in a planned double execution are claiming they are innocent and one of them says advanced DNA techniques could show he didn't kill a woman in 1993.
  • The Latest: Arkansas governor disappointed by court ruling

    The Latest: Arkansas governor disappointed by court ruling

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:33 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:33:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:33 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:33:38 GMT
    The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted one of two executions set for Thursday, saying the condemned inmate should have a chance to prove his innocence with more DNA testing.
    The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted one of two executions set for Thursday, saying the condemned inmate should have a chance to prove his innocence with more DNA testing.
  • The Latest: Senator vexed by bad communication at dam crisis

    The Latest: Senator vexed by bad communication at dam crisis

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:30:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:30:04 GMT
    House Democrats want Congress' auditing arm to review dam safety standards following the crisis at America's tallest dam.
    House Democrats want Congress' auditing arm to review dam safety standards following the crisis at America's tallest dam.
  • Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush

    Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:30:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:30:02 GMT
    Jurors are scheduled to hear closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of a survivalist who allegedly ambushed two troopers at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks.
    Jurors are scheduled to hear closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of a survivalist who allegedly ambushed two troopers at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks.
  • AP Exclusive: Missteps made in handling of dam crisis

    AP Exclusive: Missteps made in handling of dam crisis

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:29:27 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:29:27 GMT
    An Associated Press examination has revealed federal and state managers made a series of questionable decisions and missteps before and during a crisis at the nation's tallest dam in February.
    An Associated Press examination has revealed federal and state managers made a series of questionable decisions and missteps before and during a crisis at the nation's tallest dam in February.
  • Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

    Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:18:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:18:13 GMT
    Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital.
    Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital.
  • Judge who wrote key physician-assisted suicide ruling dies

    Judge who wrote key physician-assisted suicide ruling dies

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:40:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:40:40 GMT
    A federal appeals court judge who ruled that states could prohibit doctor-assisted suicide has died.
    A federal appeals court judge who ruled that states could prohibit doctor-assisted suicide has died.
  • Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

    Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:09:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:09:56 GMT
    An Arkansas judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration after issuing an order blocking the state's executions is defending the move, saying his ruling was guided by property law and not his views...
    An Arkansas judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration after issuing an order blocking the state's executions is defending the move, saying his ruling was guided by property law and not his views on capital punishment.
  • Crack open a lukewarm one: Indiana's quirky rules about beer

    Crack open a lukewarm one: Indiana's quirky rules about beer

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:31 GMT
    A gas station owner discovered a loophole in an Indiana law that regulates the sale of cold beer, igniting a fierce legislative battle involving the state's powerful liquor store lobby.
    A gas station owner discovered a loophole in an Indiana law that regulates the sale of cold beer, igniting a fierce legislative battle involving the state's powerful liquor store lobby.
  • Prosecutors move to toss more than 21,000 tainted drug cases

    Prosecutors move to toss more than 21,000 tainted drug cases

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:41 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:41:07 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:41 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:41:07 GMT
    District attorneys in Massachusetts are facing a key deadline as they continue to deal with the damage caused by a former state drug lab chemist.
    District attorneys in Massachusetts are facing a key deadline as they continue to deal with the damage caused by a former state drug lab chemist.
  • Divisions abound 22 years after Oklahoma City bombing

    Divisions abound 22 years after Oklahoma City bombing

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:19:10 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:19:10 GMT
    Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will gather for a remembrance service Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the attack.
    Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will gather for a remembrance service Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the attack.
  • Iowa administrator testifies fired coaches often gay

    Iowa administrator testifies fired coaches often gay

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:16:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:16:55 GMT
    An ex-University of Iowa athletic administrator says during her tenure she became concerned after noticing female coaches who were fired often were gay and had become more open about their sexuality.
    An ex-University of Iowa athletic administrator says during her tenure she became concerned after noticing female coaches who were fired often were gay and had become more open about their sexuality.
  • Illinois road project stung by judge's endangered-bee ruling

    Illinois road project stung by judge's endangered-bee ruling

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-04-19 23:10:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-04-19 23:10:27 GMT
    A federal judge has temporarily halted construction of a suburban Chicago highway because it might adversely affect the first bumblebee species listed as endangered.
    A federal judge has temporarily halted construction of a suburban Chicago highway because it might adversely affect the first bumblebee species listed as endangered.
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