'Praying to have business': Workers hit hard by wildfires 2017-10-17T20:35:34Z 2017-10-17T20:30:36Z 2017-10-17T20:34:19Z Residents in California wine country are increasingly worried about the ability to pay their bills as wildfires drag on.
Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration 2017-10-17T20:34:46Z 2017-10-17T13:10:43Z 2017-10-17T20:33:36Z President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration. Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban 2017-10-17T20:34:16Z 2017-10-17T19:10:38Z 2017-10-17T20:33:27Z A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.
New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim 2017-10-17T20:32:55Z 2017-10-17T07:10:41Z 2017-10-17T20:31:57Z A week after fleeing in fear of wildfire, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods, facing damage both physical and emotional.
DA who dropped Weinstein case rethinking campaign donations 2017-10-17T20:32:42Z 2017-10-17T19:50:43Z 2017-10-17T20:31:51Z The Manhattan district attorney who declined to charge Harvey Weinstein in a 2015 sexual abuse case says he has stopped taking campaign donations pending a review by an outside ethics group.
NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver 2017-10-17T20:32:30Z 2017-10-17T18:00:58Z 2017-10-17T20:31:47Z Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people took off with opioids and sedatives in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line.
Trump to call families of slain soldiers, questions Obama 2017-10-17T20:32:16Z 2017-10-17T07:30:19Z 2017-10-17T20:31:33Z Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.
Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl 2017-10-17T20:31:14Z 2017-10-17T04:40:13Z 2017-10-17T20:31:03Z A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.
Man admits fatally shooting daughter over lack of 'respect' 2017-10-17T20:31:05Z 2017-10-17T20:30:58Z 2017-10-17T20:30:59Z An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter while she slept, saying he believed she disrespected his rules by coming home late and not cleaning her room. Woman charged with drowning infant son, another child 2017-10-17T20:24:57Z 2017-10-17T18:13:24Z 2017-10-17T20:23:36Z Police in Delaware's largest city have charged a woman with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother.
Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at sentencing 2017-10-17T20:24:51Z 2017-10-17T08:30:29Z 2017-10-17T20:23:23Z Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's guilty pleas on charges of endangering comrades in Afghanistan have set up a dramatic sentencing hearing later this month that could land him in prison for life. Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case 2017-10-17T20:24:44Z 2017-10-17T17:00:42Z 2017-10-17T20:23:16Z A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million verdict awarded to a woman who claimed baby powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her ovarian cancer.
The Latest: Friend says Florida woman bawled before trip 2017-10-17T20:24:36Z 2017-10-17T18:00:37Z 2017-10-17T20:23:12Z An investigator says a Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself was "pretty convincing" that he believed she had late-stage cancer.
Jurors begin deliberating in blogger beheading plot trial 2017-10-17T20:24:33Z 2017-10-17T04:30:14Z 2017-10-17T20:23:11Z Attorneys are set to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller. Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self 2017-10-17T20:24:27Z 2017-10-17T13:00:25Z 2017-10-17T20:23:09Z Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors. Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws attention 2017-10-17T20:14:39Z 2017-10-17T17:30:37Z 2017-10-17T20:13:01Z A union official representing the Las Vegas hotel security guard shot by Stephen Paddock before he rained gunfire on a music festival says the guard disappeared last week before he was scheduled for TV interviews. California declares emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak 2017-10-17T19:48:18Z 2017-10-13T21:06:38Z 2017-10-17T19:48:18Z California Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency to combat hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed 18 lives in San Diego.
US obesity problem is not budging, new data shows 2017-10-17T19:48:05Z 2017-10-13T11:56:19Z 2017-10-17T19:48:05Z New government research shows obesity rates for U.S. children, teens and adults aren't getting any better.
Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy 2017-10-17T19:47:55Z 2017-10-16T07:47:37Z 2017-10-17T19:47:55Z A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments.
325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her 2017-10-17T19:47:28Z 2017-10-17T15:00:29Z 2017-10-17T19:47:28Z Authorities say a 325-pound Florida woman has been charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Air Force Academy probes alleged cheating, misconduct 2017-10-17T19:46:05Z 2017-10-17T19:41:10Z 2017-10-17T19:46:05Z Cheating by more than a dozen freshman cadets on a test and alleged misconduct by members of the lacrosse team are under separate investigations at the Air Force Academy. Minnesota judge allows 'necessity defense' in pipeline case 2017-10-17T19:45:27Z 2017-10-17T19:40:38Z 2017-10-17T19:45:27Z Minnesota judge takes unusual step of allowing climate change protesters to use a 'necessity defense' in a pipeline case.
Official: Serial killer suspect's call to cops led to arrest 2017-10-17T19:24:17Z 2017-10-17T15:40:39Z 2017-10-17T19:24:17Z A law enforcement official says a suspected serial killer was arrested in Louisiana last week after he called a sheriff's office and claimed responsibility for a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth.
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blast 2017-10-17T18:08:16Z 2017-10-16T09:07:44Z 2017-10-17T18:08:16Z Rescuers were searching for one person after an oil rig exploded on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana, injuring seven others. Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails 2017-10-17T18:07:37Z 2017-10-16T13:37:49Z 2017-10-17T18:07:37Z The Supreme Court is intervening in a digital age privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad.
Correction: Confederate Monument-Protest-Lawsuits story 2017-10-17T17:25:28Z 2017-10-12T13:55:24Z 2017-10-17T17:25:28Z The city of Charlottesville will join a lawsuit that seeks to prevent the heavily armed bands of white nationalists and militia groups that descended on the Virginia city for a violent summer rally from returning.
Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die 2017-10-17T17:05:43Z 2017-10-17T16:00:33Z 2017-10-17T17:04:15Z A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday. Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter 2017-10-17T16:52:09Z 2017-10-16T10:37:54Z 2017-10-17T16:51:19Z President Donald Trump is in South Carolina Monday, hoping his stumping for Gov. Henry McMaster's re-election fares better than it did in Alabama, where Trump's chosen candidate lost the GOP primary. Las Vegans help after tragedy with garden, free services 2017-10-17T15:54:23Z 2017-10-16T20:50:06Z 2017-10-17T15:54:23Z The day after a gunman opened fire on a country music festival from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, a local landscaper was at City Hall with an idea for remembering the 58 people who ended up dying in the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. Democrat Bredesen confirms interest in Tennessee Senate race 2017-10-17T15:53:19Z 2017-10-16T18:20:20Z 2017-10-17T15:53:19Z Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is confirming that he is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate.
Rape allegation makes Muslim teen's death a capital case 2017-10-17T15:33:10Z 2017-10-17T08:10:19Z 2017-10-17T15:33:10Z An already disturbing case about a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed as she walked to her mosque took another unsettling turn after an indictment alleged the victim was raped as well.
NYC 'remains a target,' FBI says after bombing conviction 2017-10-17T15:23:47Z 2017-10-16T04:17:31Z 2017-10-17T15:23:05Z A jury that says it's close to a verdict will resume deliberating the fate of a man charged with setting off a bomb in Manhattan last year that injured 30 people. Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing 2017-10-17T14:56:00Z 2017-10-17T00:51:28Z 2017-10-17T14:56:00Z Members of Minnesota's large Somali community are stunned by the bombing in their homeland that killed more than 300 people and left hundreds more injured. 911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy' 2017-10-17T14:55:52Z 2017-10-16T21:40:07Z 2017-10-17T14:55:52Z Emergency calls from sweltering Florida nursing home show staff increasingly agitated after Hurricane Irma knocked out air conditioning _ a disaster that ultimately claimed 14 elderly lives. Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee 2017-10-17T14:55:49Z 2017-10-16T16:50:02Z 2017-10-17T14:55:49Z A Democratic senator is demanding that the White House withdraw the nomination of Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar. County duo Big & Rich to perform at Las Vegas benefit 2017-10-17T13:51:19Z 2017-10-16T23:20:09Z 2017-10-17T13:51:09Z Event organizers say the American country duo Big & Rich is returning to the stage in Las Vegas this week for a concert people affected by the Oct. 1 shooting. Man wounded in shooting during fight in Tombstone saloon 2017-10-17T12:33:41Z 2017-10-14T20:57:56Z 2017-10-17T12:33:26Z Arizona authorities say a saloon shooting in the Old West town of Tombstone put one man in the hospital with a leg wound and another in jail.
White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts 2017-10-17T10:31:05Z 2017-10-16T09:07:54Z 2017-10-17T10:30:46Z Trump's chief economist says plan to cut corporate tax rates will cause average household incomes to jump $4,000 a year.
McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in speech 2017-10-17T07:41:10Z 2017-10-16T04:27:31Z 2017-10-17T07:41:03Z US Sen. John McCain is this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.
Exact cause of fatal Honolulu high-rise fire remains mystery 2017-10-17T07:25:50Z 2017-10-17T07:20:55Z 2017-10-17T07:25:50Z Honolulu fire officials say the cause of a deadly high-rise apartment fire can't be determined.
Capital murder charges filed in Muslim teen's death 2017-10-17T07:25:32Z 2017-10-16T22:00:06Z 2017-10-17T07:25:23Z A grand jury has indicted a man on capital murder and rape charges in the killing of a 17-year-old girl whose death has rattled northern Virginia's Muslim community.
Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss 2017-10-17T07:01:17Z 2017-10-16T07:08:04Z 2017-10-17T07:01:00Z With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. Authorities make final arrest in border agent's killing 2017-10-17T04:33:09Z 2017-10-17T00:10:14Z 2017-10-17T04:32:47Z The U.S. Attorney's Office says authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of several defendants accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent nearly seven years ago.
Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting 2017-10-17T04:01:03Z 2017-10-15T15:07:15Z 2017-10-17T04:00:33Z The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.
Cause of deadly Honolulu high-rise fire can't be determined 2017-10-17T03:22:52Z 2017-10-17T02:00:10Z 2017-10-17T03:22:28Z Honolulu fire officials say the cause of a deadly high-rise apartment fire can't be determined. Court documents provide details in Honolulu corruption case 2017-10-17T03:14:41Z 2017-10-16T21:00:13Z 2017-10-17T03:14:21Z A Honolulu Police Department officer and retired major arrested by the FBI are expected to appear in federal court. The Latest: Unpaid leave for officer charged in mailbox case 2017-10-17T02:53:26Z 2017-10-16T23:30:05Z 2017-10-17T02:52:05Z Court documents say a retired Honolulu police major lied about an investigation into a mailbox the former department chief said was stolen from his home by his wife's uncle. Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty 2017-10-17T02:11:50Z 2017-10-16T21:40:05Z 2017-10-17T02:11:15Z The driver of a semitrailer packed with almost at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run. Ex-workers: Home of dog breeder with 84 Great Danes filthy 2017-10-17T01:01:36Z 2017-10-17T00:51:30Z 2017-10-17T01:01:21Z Former employees of a New Hampshire dog breeder say her home's floors were covered in dog urine and feces, and a police K9 officer says the property was such a mess it looked as though it had been burglarized when 84 Great Danes were seized in June. Supreme Court backs push to remove Ten Commandments monument 2017-10-17T00:14:33Z 2017-10-16T13:57:47Z 2017-10-17T00:14:05Z The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a New Mexico city that is fighting a court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall.
Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post 2017-10-16T23:41:12Z 2017-10-16T07:57:55Z 2017-10-16T23:41:04Z Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.
Correction: Las Vegas Shooting story 2017-10-16T23:24:36Z 2017-10-13T07:46:19Z 2017-10-16T23:23:52Z Nearly two weeks after one of the most horrific crimes in U.S. history, authorities have yet to sort out the basic facts surrounding the case of a high-stakes video poker player who murdered 58 people from his high-rise hotel room in Las Vegas.
The Latest: Judge accepts Bergdahl's guilty pleas 2017-10-16T23:24:01Z 2017-10-16T14:37:48Z 2017-10-16T23:23:18Z Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.
Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge 2017-10-16T23:15:45Z 2017-10-16T22:50:06Z 2017-10-16T23:14:17Z A federal judge in Maryland will rule later on three lawsuits requesting preliminary injunctions to block the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions. APNewsBreak: Border Patrol tests camera-toting balloon 2017-10-16T23:15:19Z 2017-10-12T17:55:31Z 2017-10-16T23:14:05Z APNewsBreak: The US Border Patrol is considering a smaller version of tethered balloons loaded with cameras that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in the sky translate to fewer illegal crossings.
Judge refuses to throw out case against New Jersey senator 2017-10-16T23:14:21Z 2017-10-16T04:27:35Z 2017-10-16T23:13:23Z A decision is looming in the trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez that could lead to the dismissal of charges and alter the legal landscape for future corruption cases.
First Waco biker trial could have domino effect on others 2017-10-16T22:33:43Z 2017-10-16T18:50:16Z 2017-10-16T22:32:20Z Waco courthouse ringed by steel barriers, sheriff's deputies in a show of security as a biker gang leader goes on trial.
Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics 2017-10-16T21:11:56Z 2017-10-13T08:25:54Z 2017-10-16T21:11:21Z President Donald Trump plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months. South Carolina man serial killer said sold him guns indicted 2017-10-16T20:12:58Z 2017-10-16T19:40:07Z 2017-10-16T20:11:34Z A man who a South Carolina serial killer told authorities helped him get guns because he was a convicted felon has been indicted on federal weapons charges.
Indonesian couple take refuge in candidate's church 2017-10-16T16:28:21Z 2017-10-16T15:01:02Z 2017-10-16T16:28:21Z The minister who is the Green Party candidate for New Jersey governor is giving sanctuary to an Indonesian Christian couple who were told to report to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came 2017-10-16T11:41:31Z 2017-10-15T20:57:21Z 2017-10-16T11:40:00Z From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed at least 40 lives. Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires 2017-10-16T11:41:24Z 2017-10-15T17:07:15Z 2017-10-16T11:41:24Z Tens of thousands of California residents have seen hopes and plans grossly interrupted by deadly wildfires.
Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported 2017-10-16T10:42:03Z 2017-10-16T04:17:38Z 2017-10-16T10:42:03Z A Louisiana police department says an oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish. Leader of California Senate to challenge US Sen. Feinstein 2017-10-16T09:10:19Z 2017-10-15T17:57:19Z 2017-10-16T09:09:32Z Democrat Kevin de Leon, president of the California Senate, says he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in next year's election.
US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires 2017-10-16T07:13:30Z 2017-10-15T14:37:14Z 2017-10-16T07:12:07Z The brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing state and federal agencies that pay for the army of crews and machinery required to fight them.
California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner' 2017-10-16T07:09:11Z 2017-10-14T07:16:33Z 2017-10-16T07:09:11Z Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction from wildfires kept mounting, California communities were getting glimpses of heroism and humanity Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday.
The Latest: PG&E expects to restore all power soon 2017-10-16T03:30:37Z 2017-10-15T16:08:00Z 2017-10-16T03:30:36Z A state fire spokesman says it appears firefighters are making good progress on deadly wildfires that started a week ago, devastating wine country and other parts of rural Northern California.
Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision 2017-10-16T03:30:35Z 2017-10-14T13:56:34Z 2017-10-16T03:30:30Z President Donald Trump took a major step this week toward fulfilling a campaign promise to gut the Affordable Care Act, but states he won are likely to be affected the most. Jury to resume deliberations in NYC bombing that hurt 30 2017-10-16T03:10:05Z 2017-10-16T02:47:35Z 2017-10-16T03:09:40Z A jury that says its near consensus will resume deliberating the fate of a man charged with planting bombs including one that detonated and injured 30 people in New York City last year. Tall ship loses power, hits boats in Rhode Island 2017-10-16T02:09:47Z 2017-10-16T02:07:29Z 2017-10-16T02:09:24Z The U.S. Coast Guard says a tall ship in Rhode Island lost power and hit multiple boats before going aground. Report: Harvey Weinstein's brother in a 'waking nightmare' 2017-10-16T01:48:41Z 2017-10-14T17:46:44Z 2017-10-16T01:47:57Z The brother of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and co-founder of the company now struggling to survive says he had no idea "the type of predator" his brother is accused of being.
More than just wine country is burning in California 2017-10-15T19:40:48Z 2017-10-15T07:17:00Z 2017-10-15T19:40:46Z Compared to its more famous wine-country counterparts, California's Mendocino County is feeling left out. Family dog emerges alive and happy from wildfire aftermath 2017-10-15T19:40:46Z 2017-10-14T22:56:47Z 2017-10-15T19:40:44Z Two men who hiked for miles expecting a grim discovery were met with a joyful one instead.
Coffey Park is Ground Zero for California fire devastation 2017-10-15T17:19:12Z 2017-10-14T19:26:40Z 2017-10-15T17:19:12Z Coffey Park, a square-mile of middle-class homes and friendly neighbors on the northern edge of Santa Rosa, was among the hardest hit areas from the series of wildfires that struck Northern California. An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm 2017-10-15T17:00:59Z 2017-10-14T20:06:56Z 2017-10-15T17:00:48Z On foot, in trucks and by air, an army of more than 10,000 firefighters continue to attack deadly, fast-moving wildfires in California, working for days without rest to protect lives and property.
California couple had marked 50-year anniversary before fire 2017-10-15T15:59:50Z 2017-10-14T16:46:39Z 2017-10-15T15:59:46Z From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed more than 35 victims so far. Boeing and Airbus sales of planes to Iran safe for now 2017-10-15T15:57:36Z 2017-10-13T19:46:27Z 2017-10-15T15:57:34Z Boeing and Airbus will benefit from Trump's decision not to re-impose sanctions against Iran, allowing them to continue doing business with Iranian airlines that are desperate for new planes.
The Latest: 40 now dead from Northern California wildfires 2017-10-15T15:09:41Z 2017-10-14T15:06:46Z 2017-10-15T15:09:40Z The winds kicked up overnight, forcing new evacuations for about 400 homes as wildfires continue to rage in California's wine country.
Residents seek normalcy in California city hit hard by fire 2017-10-15T12:18:48Z 2017-10-14T07:16:23Z 2017-10-15T12:18:48Z With some neighborhoods turned to ashes, patrons belly up to bar as life goes on in Northern California city. Oil spills into Gulf of Mexico after underwater pipe bursts 2017-10-14T23:39:06Z 2017-10-14T16:36:44Z 2017-10-14T23:38:19Z Federal authorities are responding to an oil spill off the coast of Louisiana.
Man recounts knife attack, finding bodies of wife, in-laws 2017-10-14T22:59:20Z 2017-10-14T16:56:37Z 2017-10-14T22:59:16Z A county prosecutor says he'll pursue the death penalty against the man charged in the slayings of three adults and a young boy in southern Ohio.
Couple described as adventure-seekers are free from captors 2017-10-14T21:18:15Z 2017-10-13T07:46:03Z 2017-10-14T21:18:15Z The wife and husband who were held hostage for five years in Afghanistan are being described as adventure-seekers who wanted to see areas of the world infrequently traveled by Westerners. Trump's lawyers: Courts have no say over his Twitter feed 2017-10-14T19:18:19Z 2017-10-14T16:06:39Z 2017-10-14T19:18:14Z Lawyers for President Donald Trump say a judge should reject a lawsuit challenging Trump's ability to block his critics from following him on Twitter. Police: Woman stole credit card as store clerk had seizure 2017-10-14T18:30:55Z 2017-10-14T18:26:47Z 2017-10-14T18:29:48Z Authorities in the Salt Lake City area are trying to identify a woman who stole a credit card from the wallet of a convenience store clerk as he was having a seizure.
Weinstein top of mind at industry event with Paltrow, Apatow 2017-10-14T17:27:30Z 2017-10-13T20:46:09Z 2017-10-14T17:27:29Z Judd Apatow is taking shots at Harvey Weinstein, James Cameron, President Donald Trump and Bill Cosby at the Variety Power of Women luncheon Friday in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Teams report first progress against wine country wildfires 2017-10-14T16:27:18Z 2017-10-13T07:17:00Z 2017-10-14T16:27:18Z Northern California communities have been battered by four days under siege from wildfires that are nowhere near over.
California wildfire 'blast' kills teen, injures his family 2017-10-14T16:19:10Z 2017-10-13T20:26:09Z 2017-10-14T16:19:07Z The wildfires sweeping across Northern California claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy and left his parents and older sister hospitalized with severe burns. Latest disasters stir Katrina veterans' hopes, hard memories 2017-10-14T16:18:51Z 2017-10-14T13:46:33Z 2017-10-14T16:18:43Z Katrina survivors share hard-earned coping skills with this year's hurricane victims: Don't give up. Do get counseling. Don't look back.
Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48 2017-10-14T16:00:27Z 2017-10-14T15:16:33Z 2017-10-14T16:00:21Z Authorities in Puerto Rico have raised the death toll from Hurricane Maria by 3 to 48 based on a review of medical records.
'She was my life': Longtime loves among those lost in fire 2017-10-14T15:10:49Z 2017-10-13T20:16:05Z 2017-10-14T15:09:50Z From a couple married 75 years to a young woman known for her helping heart, the California wildfires have claimed more than 30 victims so far. Texas couple survives being stranded 6 days in rural Utah 2017-10-14T15:10:44Z 2017-10-13T18:36:11Z 2017-10-14T15:09:32Z Texas couple survives being stranded 6 days in rural Utah.
2 employees dead in failed North Carolina prison breakout 2017-10-14T14:18:44Z 2017-10-13T16:16:14Z 2017-10-14T14:18:41Z Authorities: 2 employees killed, more than a dozen injured in foiled North Carolina prison break; all inmates accounted for. FDA advisers endorse gene therapy to treat form of blindness 2017-10-14T09:37:51Z 2017-10-12T14:05:41Z 2017-10-14T09:37:31Z U.S. health advisers are deciding whether to recommend approval of an experimental treatment for improving vision in patients with a rare form of blindness.
A day in the Northern California fire zone 2017-10-14T07:18:21Z 2017-10-13T23:36:15Z 2017-10-14T07:18:01Z Remains are found, survivors return to decimated homes, meals are passed out as another day passes for firefighters continue to wage battle on raging Northern California wildfires. Utility shares tank after notice on wildfire evidence 2017-10-14T01:51:06Z 2017-10-13T23:36:12Z 2017-10-14T01:50:53Z Pacific Gas and Electric Co. shares plummeted 10.5 percent, after regulators directed the company to preserve any evidence of failed poles or other equipment that might be connected to Northern California wildfires that killed 32 people.
The Latest: Coroner: Stanford to study body of Vegas shooter 2017-10-14T01:50:39Z 2017-10-13T18:36:15Z 2017-10-14T01:50:36Z Authorities say the Las Vegas shooter had no visual abnormalities in his brain. New Orleans chief: Officer killed during struggle 2017-10-14T00:39:06Z 2017-10-13T12:15:58Z 2017-10-14T00:38:14Z New Orleans police say one of their officers was shot and killed early Friday while on patrol.
Dropping turkeys from planes triggers Arkansas festival flap 2017-10-14T00:38:04Z 2017-10-13T20:26:05Z 2017-10-14T00:37:39Z Organizers of a northern Arkansas festival are hoping that a "phantom pilot" won't pass over the town this weekend and drop live turkeys, as has been done for decades. Social Security recipients will see 2 percent boost in 2018 2017-10-14T00:26:21Z 2017-10-13T07:55:56Z 2017-10-14T00:26:19Z Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another modest increase in benefits next year. Ex-politician gets probation for groping 103-year-old woman 2017-10-14T00:08:19Z 2017-10-13T22:46:33Z 2017-10-14T00:08:18Z Former politician who molested 103-year-old nursing home resident sentenced to 2 years of probation day after another politician in same township arrested on child porn charges.
Suspect in 4 Ohio slayings arrested while walking along road 2017-10-13T23:47:50Z 2017-10-13T04:45:46Z 2017-10-13T23:46:41Z A manhunt is underway in Ohio for a suspect in the shooting deaths of four people including a 7-year-old boy. California becomes first state to ban sales from puppy mills 2017-10-13T23:18:48Z 2017-10-13T23:16:13Z 2017-10-13T23:18:39Z California has become the first state to ban the sale of animals from puppy mills. Interior officials vow to change culture of harassment 2017-10-13T23:18:48Z 2017-10-13T19:06:07Z 2017-10-13T23:18:38Z Survey of National Park Service employees finds widespread complaints of harassment and discrimination in workplace. Judge refuses to lift freeze on Trump administration policy 2017-10-13T22:40:55Z 2017-10-13T21:46:47Z 2017-10-13T22:39:54Z Federal judge denies request by Department of Justice to lift a freeze on a Trump administration policy that would withhold public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that don't agree to tougher enforcement of immigration law.
Trump takes a field trip to Secret Service training site 2017-10-13T22:40:51Z 2017-10-13T19:36:10Z 2017-10-13T22:39:50Z President Donald Trump is visiting the U.S. Secret Service training site near Washington. EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba 2017-10-13T22:20:46Z 2017-10-13T19:56:35Z 2017-10-13T22:20:21Z The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements for a controversial herbicide blamed for damaging crops. US House speaker vows to secure money needed by Puerto Rico 2017-10-13T20:51:59Z 2017-10-13T18:36:24Z 2017-10-13T20:50:51Z House Speaker Paul Ryan has received a first-hand look at devastation left by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico as the island seeks billions in assistance to recover from the storm.
In Weinstein saga, Rose McGowan emerges as powerful voice 2017-10-13T20:48:18Z 2017-10-13T07:15:56Z 2017-10-13T20:47:10Z Rose McGowan has shown she will not be easily silenced, emerging from a brief suspension on Twitter Thursday to post her most pointed allegation at disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. Immigrant teen's advocates: US pushing anti-abortion agenda 2017-10-13T20:40:27Z 2017-10-13T17:56:01Z 2017-10-13T20:39:13Z Lawyers for a 17-year-old from Central America who is seeking an abortion accuse the Trump administration of wanting to stop any immigrant teens in government custody from terminating a pregnancy.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week 2017-10-13T19:37:18Z 2017-10-13T17:36:11Z 2017-10-13T19:37:07Z NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week.
GOP's Susan Collins to stay in Senate, ditches governor run 2017-10-13T17:52:44Z 2017-10-13T04:25:45Z 2017-10-13T17:52:44Z Republican Sen. Susan Collins is set to announce whether she will stay in the U.S. Senate or run for governor of her home state of Maine. The Latest: Social Security benefits to rise 2 percent 2017-10-13T17:46:35Z 2017-10-13T12:56:16Z 2017-10-13T17:46:13Z Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another modest increase in benefits next year. Man accused of enslaving mentally disabled cafeteria worker 2017-10-13T17:41:06Z 2017-10-13T14:16:11Z 2017-10-13T17:40:00Z A South Carolina restaurant manager has been charged with abusing and enslaving a mentally challenged employee. Trump health coverage alternatives may pose risk to the sick 2017-10-13T10:57:31Z 2017-10-10T20:24:33Z 2017-10-13T10:57:27Z White House plan could bring more health insurance choices and cheaper options to some but may pose risk to the sick.
Rare photos by early NASA astronauts being auctioned off 2017-10-13T10:27:45Z 2017-10-12T04:45:14Z 2017-10-13T10:27:30Z A Massachusetts auction house is selling vintage photographs taken by American astronauts. Mother who ignored deal to vaccinate son to share custody 2017-10-13T10:18:27Z 2017-10-11T17:45:07Z 2017-10-13T10:18:19Z A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son.
NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims 2017-10-13T08:26:57Z 2017-10-12T14:55:29Z 2017-10-13T08:26:26Z New York City police detectives are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
Leaving home in a fire zone and fearing it's a final goodbye 2017-10-13T08:16:06Z 2017-10-12T22:55:45Z 2017-10-13T08:16:05Z A reporter who has covered catastrophes and war zones overseas finds herself fleeing a disaster close to home as Northern California wildfires encroach. Security guard, 21, killed at Vegas concert mourned as hero 2017-10-13T08:09:30Z 2017-10-12T20:45:40Z 2017-10-13T08:09:30Z Dozens of fellow "yellow shirt" security guards were among the hundreds of people mourning a Las Vegas man who died helping people escape the deadly Las Vegas concert shooting.
Hotel: Gunman shot at crowd seconds after shooting guard 2017-10-13T07:50:37Z 2017-10-12T07:25:20Z 2017-10-13T07:49:16Z Questions remain about police response after hotel employees reported hallway shooting before Las Vegas massacre. South Dakota school cancels homecoming after racist stunt 2017-10-13T07:20:56Z 2017-10-12T22:15:38Z 2017-10-13T07:20:55Z A South Dakota high school is investigating photos posted on social media that show students destroying a car with "Go back to the Rez" painted on the side.
Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC 2017-10-13T07:18:34Z 2017-10-12T07:15:26Z 2017-10-13T07:18:32Z Wildfires already well on their way to becoming the deadliest in California history have a chance Thursday to gain even more destructive power.
The Latest: California wildfires bring record 31 deaths 2017-10-13T05:37:33Z 2017-10-12T17:25:34Z 2017-10-13T05:37:16Z Officials say recovery teams, some with cadaver dogs, will start searching for bodies in some areas devastated by wildfires raging in California wine country.
It's Boy Scouts vs. Girl Scouts as BSA moves to admit girls 2017-10-13T05:26:45Z 2017-10-12T21:55:37Z 2017-10-13T05:25:51Z Boys Scouts' move to admit girls fractures relationship with Girl Scouts, steps up competition.
Bill, Chelsea Clinton bringing student conference to Boston 2017-10-13T04:49:40Z 2017-10-13T04:35:47Z 2017-10-13T04:49:40Z Hundreds of college students from across the U.S. will be coming to Boston for a leadership conference created by former President Bill Clinton.
Inmate executed in Texas for corrections officer's death 2017-10-13T04:15:51Z 2017-10-12T12:15:24Z 2017-10-13T04:15:45Z Lawyers want the US Supreme Court to block Texas from executing an inmate who was convicted in a prison guard's 1999 death. USS Constitution to set sail to commemorate anniversaries 2017-10-13T02:58:10Z 2017-10-13T01:25:43Z 2017-10-13T02:57:40Z The USS Constitution is about to set sail for the first time in three years to celebrate the Navy's birthday and the anniversary of the Constitution's first launch.
Utah's 'Negro Bill Canyon' renamed after years of debate 2017-10-13T01:10:08Z 2017-10-12T23:09:38Z 2017-10-13T01:10:08Z After years of debate, a U.S. government board has voted to rename Utah's Negro Bill Canyon, overruling a recommendation by Utah officials to keep the name. Police: Texas Tech student questioned hours before shooting 2017-10-13T00:31:12Z 2017-10-12T15:59:11Z 2017-10-13T00:30:04Z A police chief says a Texas Tech University student accused of killing a campus police officer was searched at some point but still managed to pull a gun while being booked on a drug charge at the campus police station.
Plumbing company owner charged in 3 Louisiana slayings 2017-10-13T00:31:09Z 2017-10-12T20:25:42Z 2017-10-13T00:30:02Z A plumbing company owner is accused of killing three men and shooting a fourth in a string of attacks that began in July in a rural area north of Baton Rouge.
Michigan governor stands by congressional testimony on Flint 2017-10-12T23:10:26Z 2017-10-12T19:45:37Z 2017-10-12T23:09:15Z A congressional committee is asking Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to address when he learned about a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease during the Flint water crisis after one of his aides contradicted the governor's timeline. Justice Department warns cities on immigration law 2017-10-12T22:58:00Z 2017-10-12T21:35:35Z 2017-10-12T22:57:57Z The Justice Department says it's giving four so called sanctuary cities a last chance to comply with tougher immigration laws before it withholds public safety grants. The Latest: Casino condenses timeline of start of shooting 2017-10-12T22:17:18Z 2017-10-12T19:45:40Z 2017-10-12T22:16:51Z A U.S. official says the Mandalay Bay hotel casino didn't notify police that gunshots had been fired inside the tower until after a gunman opened fire on the crowd outside at a country music festival. AP-NORC Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming 2017-10-12T21:58:35Z 2017-10-12T14:35:23Z 2017-10-12T21:58:26Z A new poll says that Americans see the fingerprints of global warming in ever-worsening weather disasters. APNewsBreak: US closes trucking firm tied to smuggling case 2017-10-12T20:52:42Z 2017-10-12T15:45:31Z 2017-10-12T20:52:42Z Federal safety regulators have shut down the troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas in July. Boy's body found after 3 adults slain; manhunt underway 2017-10-12T20:52:33Z 2017-10-12T12:35:21Z 2017-10-12T20:52:33Z Authorities say three people have been fatally shot, a fourth person stabbed and an 8-year-old boy is missing in southeast Ohio.
Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak 2017-10-12T20:39:52Z 2017-10-12T07:35:20Z 2017-10-12T20:39:00Z A frantic search for an elderly woman ended 48 hours later when Robert Tunis found his mother's remains in the charred ruins of her Santa Rosa home.
The Latest: FDA advisers endorse gene therapy for blindness 2017-10-12T20:17:55Z 2017-10-12T19:45:42Z 2017-10-12T20:17:20Z U.S. health advisers are deciding whether to recommend approval of an experimental treatment for improving vision in patients with a rare form of blindness.
Louisiana man accused of killing 3 in string of attacks 2017-10-12T19:52:36Z 2017-10-12T15:58:50Z 2017-10-12T19:52:36Z A plumbing company owner is accused of killing three men and shooting a fourth in a string of attacks that began in July in a rural area north of Baton Rouge.
The Latest: Location of Texas Tech shooting delayed alert 2017-10-12T17:39:33Z 2017-10-12T16:25:36Z 2017-10-12T17:38:29Z Texas Tech University will do an external review of its police department's policies and procedures following the fatal shooting of an officer while he was booking a student at the campus police station.
Correction: Tropical Weather story 2017-10-12T17:38:36Z 2017-10-09T08:33:35Z 2017-10-12T17:37:49Z Nate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states as a tropical depression, a day after Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Correction: Priest Killed story 2017-10-12T17:20:28Z 2017-10-11T15:44:51Z 2017-10-12T17:20:17Z A man accused of killing a Florida priest in Georgia says he has reached an agreement with prosecutors that will spare him the death penalty. Army schedules hearing to consider Bowe Bergdahl plea 2017-10-12T15:59:43Z 2017-10-12T13:35:25Z 2017-10-12T15:59:27Z The Army has scheduled a hearing next week for Bowe Bergdahl to enter an expected guilty plea to charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.
The Latest: Condemned Texas inmate loses clemency bid 2017-10-12T15:51:11Z 2017-10-12T15:35:28Z 2017-10-12T15:51:11Z The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has rejected a clemency petition from death row inmate Robert Pruett. In historic shift, Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation 2017-10-12T15:37:26Z 2017-10-11T17:15:36Z 2017-10-12T15:37:08Z In historic change, Boy Scouts plan to welcome girls into some programs. Trump turns back to tax overhaul; pitch aimed at truckers 2017-10-12T15:29:43Z 2017-10-11T10:04:48Z 2017-10-12T15:29:43Z Trump to pitch his tax plan as a boon for truckers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The Latest: Singers perform for Vegas shooting victims 2017-10-12T13:47:42Z 2017-10-11T15:15:19Z 2017-10-12T13:47:42Z A maintenance worker says he immediately notified hotel dispatchers after a gunman shot sprayed a hotel hallway with bullets before shooting into a crowd at a Las Vegas music festival. APNewsBreak: Prince tapes moved to California; 2 heirs angry 2017-10-12T13:35:44Z 2017-10-11T22:35:31Z 2017-10-12T13:35:41Z Two heirs of the late rock superstar Prince are protesting the removal of master tapes of unreleased music and videos from his Paisley Park studio complex to California. Self-driving cars: Not ready yet, but new rules open a path 2017-10-12T12:17:58Z 2017-10-11T16:34:53Z 2017-10-12T12:17:39Z California regulators have taken an important step to clear the road for everyday people to get self-driving cars. Man sues city for arresting him over parody Facebook page 2017-10-12T11:38:34Z 2017-10-11T16:34:57Z 2017-10-12T11:37:48Z A man charged with and acquitted of a felony for creating a Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying it violated his right to free speech. Spacewalking astronauts grease robot arm's new hand 2017-10-12T09:50:32Z 2017-10-10T12:14:23Z 2017-10-12T09:50:32Z NASA astronauts are spacewalking again, this time to grease the robot arm's new hand. Collectors drop bid to prevent sculpture's return to Lebanon 2017-10-12T07:56:01Z 2017-10-12T06:35:11Z 2017-10-12T07:55:51Z A husband and wife from Colorado have dropped their bid to prevent a 2,300-year-old marble bull's head from being returned to the Republic of Lebanon.
Legal experts split on if NFL can punish for anthem protests 2017-10-12T07:51:34Z 2017-10-11T18:46:51Z 2017-10-12T07:51:34Z Legal experts are split on whether NFL owners can legally punish professional football players for not standing for the national anthem before pro football games.
Judge weighs trial for teen accused of taping girl's suicide 2017-10-12T07:39:23Z 2017-10-11T22:45:16Z 2017-10-12T07:38:05Z A Utah judge was considering whether an 18-year-old accused of filming the suicide of a high school classmate should go to trial on murder charges.
Pressure mounts for Vegas police to explain response time 2017-10-12T07:18:37Z 2017-10-11T07:44:47Z 2017-10-12T07:18:34Z A day after authorities revised the timeline of events on the night of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the hotel where the gunman was staying is casting doubt on the changes.
Winds whip new terror into deadly California wildfires 2017-10-12T06:37:14Z 2017-10-11T07:04:53Z 2017-10-12T06:36:42Z Jose Garnica worked for more than two decades to build up his dream home that was reduced to ashes in a matter of minutes by the deadly firestorm striking Northern California.
24 receive 'genius grants' from MacArthur Foundation 2017-10-12T05:27:10Z 2017-10-11T06:14:40Z 2017-10-12T05:27:10Z Twenty-three people working in fields ranging from music to computer science have been selected as MacArthur fellows and will receive so-called "genius" grants of $625,000 to spend any way they wish.
Condemned Ohio killer of teen asks board to spare his life 2017-10-12T05:09:50Z 2017-10-12T04:15:19Z 2017-10-12T05:09:08Z Attorneys for a condemned killer are citing his poor health as they ask Ohio's governor for mercy ahead of next month's scheduled execution.
A cigarette, a car backfire: Small sparks can make big fires 2017-10-12T04:56:19Z 2017-10-11T07:35:04Z 2017-10-12T04:55:58Z A carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car's backfire or a chainsaw's pull. Just about anything that can cause a spark could have started any one of the wildfires tearing through California wine country.
The Latest: 23 now dead from Northern California wildfires 2017-10-12T04:55:58Z 2017-10-11T14:05:55Z 2017-10-12T04:55:17Z A wildfire tearing through California's wine country continues to expand unabated, prompting authorities to order more evacuations.
Winds, floods and fire: US ties record for costly weather 2017-10-12T03:38:36Z 2017-10-06T18:42:29Z 2017-10-12T03:37:29Z U.S. meteorologists said Friday this year is tying a record for the most billion-dollar weather disasters in the country.
Rainbow flag flies at US monument, but not on federal land 2017-10-11T23:29:22Z 2017-10-11T22:35:24Z 2017-10-11T23:29:22Z Gay rights activists who worked to get a rainbow flag installed at the new Stonewall National Monument in New York City are upset the National Park Service says the flag isn't actually on federal land but on property owned by the city. Menendez judge appears to cast doubt on prosecution's case 2017-10-11T22:57:43Z 2017-10-11T11:44:50Z 2017-10-11T22:57:32Z When the government rests its bribery case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, the judge will make a crucial ruling on the New Jersey Democrat's motion to dismiss the charges.
Documents: Police did little to stop Waco biker showdown 2017-10-11T22:52:11Z 2017-10-11T17:54:57Z 2017-10-11T22:52:11Z State and local police did little to stop a deadly showdown of rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas in 2015 despite overwhelming intelligence it would turn violent. Iowa judge fired for dismissing case due to unclear acronym 2017-10-11T22:42:50Z 2017-10-11T20:39:32Z 2017-10-11T22:42:50Z Iowa's prisons agency has fired a judge over a ruling in which she dismissed sanctions against an inmate because a two-letter acronym was unclear to her in a report. Judge: Teen accused of decapitating mom sent to hospital 2017-10-11T22:25:12Z 2017-10-11T20:44:59Z 2017-10-11T22:25:04Z A defense attorney says a North Carolina teenager accused of decapitating his mother has been found psychotic and won't be prosecuted on a murder charge. 70-plus children missing from Kansas' foster care system 2017-10-11T22:15:10Z 2017-10-11T16:05:07Z 2017-10-11T22:15:07Z Lawmakers are outraged that more than 70 foster children are missing in Kansas.
County officials vote to repeal Chicago-area soda tax 2017-10-11T20:58:47Z 2017-10-11T18:05:03Z 2017-10-11T20:58:21Z The Chicago-area's controversial penny-per-ounce tax on soda and sugary drinks has been repealed and won't be collected anymore starting Dec. 1.
Firefighters: Burned woman said 'Eric' set her on fire 2017-10-11T20:40:25Z 2017-10-11T20:35:12Z 2017-10-11T20:39:29Z Firefighters who talked to a severely burned Mississippi woman say the victim, who later died of her injuries, told them that someone named Eric set her on fire.
Paltrow and Jolie accounts may have sealed Weinstein's fate 2017-10-11T20:40:11Z 2017-10-11T08:04:42Z 2017-10-11T20:39:08Z They waited years to speak, but two of Hollywood's most powerful women might have helped seal the fate of Harvey Weinstein. National legal network formed to combat sex discrimination 2017-10-11T19:58:47Z 2017-10-11T13:34:47Z 2017-10-11T19:58:30Z A prominent women's rights advocacy group has recruited more than 70 attorneys from 15 states to form a national legal network intended to assist women and girls who are victims of sex discrimination.
Bottles sucked dry of wine among charred wildfire remains 2017-10-11T19:16:00Z 2017-10-11T08:05:15Z 2017-10-11T19:15:49Z Bottles sucked dry of wine among charred wildfire remains.
White House plans order to expand health care options 2017-10-11T18:17:30Z 2017-10-09T07:43:41Z 2017-10-11T18:17:01Z The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states. Lawsuit: Oklahoma court-diversion program is exploitative 2017-10-11T17:21:20Z 2017-10-11T16:24:56Z 2017-10-11T17:21:00Z Three people have filed a class-action lawsuit against an Oklahoma-based addiction recovery program, saying it exploited them and other participants by forcing them to decide between going to prison or working for free at a poultry processing plant.
Man accused of killing Chinese scholar facing tougher charge 2017-10-11T16:30:08Z 2017-10-11T14:46:43Z 2017-10-11T16:30:08Z A man accused of abducting and killing of a University of Illinois scholar from China is going to be arraigned on new charges.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some