Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying has history of violence 2018-09-18T17:03:02Z 2018-09-18T14:49:06Z 2018-09-18T17:03:00Z A criminal complaint says a top amateur female golfer from Spain died after being repeatedly stabbed by a homeless man at a course near her university campus in Iowa. Judge won't force Georgia to use paper ballots for midterms 2018-09-18T17:02:57Z 2018-09-18T04:16:54Z 2018-09-18T17:02:56Z Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm elections is too risky.
The Latest: Flash flood kills man in Virginia 2018-09-18T17:02:46Z 2018-09-18T14:20:41Z 2018-09-18T17:02:47Z South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department of Defense leaders to discuss the state's response to Florence.
Deputy killed, 2nd wounded in Northern California shootout 2018-09-18T17:02:20Z 2018-09-18T06:43:11Z 2018-09-18T17:02:20Z Flags at California's Capitol are flying at half-staff after a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and a second wounded in a confrontation at a Pep Boys store.
Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in my kidnapping will be watched 2018-09-18T17:02:16Z 2018-09-18T13:47:08Z 2018-09-18T17:02:16Z Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison.
Chicago officer's partner testifies at murder trial 2018-09-18T17:02:12Z 2018-09-18T05:22:24Z 2018-09-18T17:02:12Z The video of the Laquan McDonald shooting is so central to the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke that jurors watched it repeatedly during the first day of testimony. Drifter charged in stabbing death of champ golfer in Iowa 2018-09-18T17:02:01Z 2018-09-18T06:21:09Z 2018-09-18T17:02:00Z Former Iowa State University golfer found dead at golf course; man charged with murder.
Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain 2018-09-18T17:01:56Z 2018-09-18T13:17:02Z 2018-09-18T17:01:54Z Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated.
Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol 2018-09-18T17:01:52Z 2018-09-18T16:37:05Z 2018-09-18T17:01:52Z Arrest highlights Border Patrol's challenge of keeping rogue agents off its force.
Pipe pressure before gas explosions was 12 times too high 2018-09-18T17:01:46Z 2018-09-18T11:36:55Z 2018-09-18T17:01:46Z The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been.
Flood victims get food and water; rain spreads to Northeast 2018-09-18T17:01:38Z 2018-09-18T04:36:57Z 2018-09-18T17:01:38Z Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence. Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study 2018-09-18T16:59:26Z 2018-09-18T13:27:00Z 2018-09-18T16:59:22Z In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data 2018-09-18T16:32:41Z 2018-09-18T14:47:14Z 2018-09-18T16:32:41Z Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work. Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk 2018-09-18T16:22:16Z 2018-09-17T18:06:33Z 2018-09-18T16:22:15Z British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter.
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests 2018-09-18T16:22:07Z 2018-09-18T06:38:19Z 2018-09-18T16:22:07Z Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.
Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary 2018-09-18T15:52:16Z 2018-09-17T18:36:43Z 2018-09-18T15:52:12Z NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.
NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes 2018-09-18T15:52:12Z 2018-09-15T13:15:36Z 2018-09-18T15:52:07Z A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California.
US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind 2018-09-18T15:52:04Z 2018-09-16T05:26:04Z 2018-09-18T15:52:04Z Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind.
Grizzly's rare aggressive attack kills 1, puzzles officials 2018-09-18T15:51:54Z 2018-09-17T21:49:17Z 2018-09-18T15:51:54Z Officials puzzle over especially aggressive attack that kills hunting guide, injures client in Wyoming.
A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense 2018-09-18T15:51:52Z 2018-09-14T21:54:48Z 2018-09-18T15:51:49Z Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify. Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million 2018-09-18T14:48:26Z 2018-09-16T23:56:44Z 2018-09-18T14:48:20Z Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer. Trump Jr. mocks sexual assault claim against Kavanaugh 2018-09-18T13:24:47Z 2018-09-17T16:06:40Z 2018-09-18T13:23:50Z President Donald Trump's eldest son on Monday appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father's nominee for the Supreme Court.
Police: Border agent targeted victims for vulnerability 2018-09-18T13:24:38Z 2018-09-17T12:46:47Z 2018-09-18T13:23:27Z 10-year veteran of US Border Patrol being held on $2.5 million bond, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who escaped. Japanese supply run to space station delayed again 2018-09-18T13:22:46Z 2018-09-14T21:25:36Z 2018-09-18T13:22:41Z A Japanese supply run to the International Space Station has been delayed again.
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms 2018-09-18T13:02:10Z 2018-09-18T03:28:07Z 2018-09-18T13:02:09Z Flooded rivers in North Carolina have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as swollen waterways approach their crests.
Mormon leaders call for new medical-marijuana plan in months 2018-09-18T12:51:16Z 2018-09-17T17:06:48Z 2018-09-18T12:50:53Z Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge residents to vote against an insurgent ballot measure that would legalize it. Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks 2018-09-18T12:51:13Z 2018-09-17T20:27:37Z 2018-09-18T12:50:48Z The Coca-Cola Company says that it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks. 2 million US teens are vaping marijuana 2018-09-18T12:51:01Z 2018-09-17T15:17:32Z 2018-09-18T12:50:39Z Nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students used marijuana in electronic cigarettes in 2016, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping.
North Carolina residents consider fleeing as rivers rise 2018-09-18T12:31:17Z 2018-09-18T04:57:02Z 2018-09-18T12:31:16Z Many in North Carolina lulled into believing they've already weathered the worst of Florence, but rising rivers pose a dangerous flood threat. Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated 2018-09-18T12:02:26Z 2018-09-15T22:15:31Z 2018-09-18T12:02:16Z Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.
Former Colorado nuke site opens to public as wildlife refuge 2018-09-18T11:30:49Z 2018-09-15T04:25:32Z 2018-09-18T11:30:49Z A unique wildlife refuge on the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado is opening its gates to the public after a confusing day when officials first said they would not open the refuge and then said they would.
Kimbal Musk talks food, deflects his brother's bad press 2018-09-18T10:38:11Z 2018-09-17T21:46:40Z 2018-09-18T10:38:11Z While Elon Musk is on the verge of announcing the first private passenger to travel to the moon, his brother Kimbal Musk is talking about growing basil plants at an indoor garden in Brooklyn. Northern California deputy killed by gunfire, second wounded 2018-09-18T06:44:19Z 2018-09-17T22:57:15Z 2018-09-18T06:43:30Z The Sacramento Sheriff's Department says two deputies and a bystander have been shot during an incident just outside of the capital city.
Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey 2018-09-18T06:42:53Z 2018-09-18T02:01:45Z 2018-09-18T06:42:52Z Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests 2018-09-18T06:42:44Z 2018-09-17T15:16:55Z 2018-09-18T06:42:44Z SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nike 2018-09-18T06:08:14Z 2018-09-17T16:56:52Z 2018-09-18T06:08:08Z A Rhode Island town is considering asking departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, but the state ACLU is objecting.
Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams under stress 2018-09-18T05:22:18Z 2018-09-18T04:37:25Z 2018-09-18T05:22:18Z Deadly floodwaters that sent North Carolina rivers to record or near-record heights have many jittery about whether dams across the state will hold under the strain.
In Carolinas, a question as the rivers rise: Stay or go? 2018-09-18T04:53:45Z 2018-09-17T16:56:36Z 2018-09-18T04:53:45Z Hurricane Florence has taken this deceptive turn: The violent winds that rattled shingles off houses and tore down trees subsided, the pounding rain slowed to a pour, lulling many in its path into believing they've already weathered the worst of it.
Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington 2018-09-18T04:53:20Z 2018-09-17T04:26:38Z 2018-09-18T04:53:20Z Catastrophic flooding from Florence spreads across the Carolinas with one city virtually cut off by the deluge and the vast storm system now over several states.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast 2018-09-18T04:52:56Z 2018-09-17T05:07:04Z 2018-09-18T04:52:44Z The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising.
Man caught shaving on train in viral video says don't judge 2018-09-18T03:39:34Z 2018-09-18T00:06:58Z 2018-09-18T03:39:33Z A man who drew online mockery after he was filmed shaving at his seat on a New Jersey Transit train said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter.
Video of shooting on repeat at Chicago cop's murder trial 2018-09-18T03:37:19Z 2018-09-17T16:56:57Z 2018-09-18T03:37:19Z Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on black teenager Laquan McDonald, saying the fatal shooting was "completely unnecessary.". Ruling keeps Hawaii man hospitalized in '06 triple murder 2018-09-18T03:30:36Z 2018-09-17T22:05:17Z 2018-09-18T03:30:20Z The retired U.S. judge who was tied up after a man allegedly shot and killed three people in Honolulu in 2006 says he's satisfied with a ruling that dismisses all the charges. Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed 2018-09-18T02:11:13Z 2018-09-17T22:30:14Z 2018-09-18T02:11:08Z Yellowstone National Park officials say they have ticketed a man caught on video walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser. Man charged in connection with Alaska girl's death 2018-09-18T02:00:05Z 2018-09-18T01:27:17Z 2018-09-18T02:00:04Z An Alaska man found with the cellphone of a missing 10-year-old girl was charged Monday in connection with her death after GPS coordinates of where the phone had traveled led authorities to the girl's body.
The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid 2018-09-18T01:17:24Z 2018-09-17T13:46:40Z 2018-09-18T01:17:24Z The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised concerns about whether some dams will be able to hold up under the strain.
Florence flooding puts dams, many high hazard, to the test 2018-09-18T00:59:32Z 2018-09-18T00:46:57Z 2018-09-18T00:59:28Z Devastating flooding in North Carolina after Florence raises concerns whether dams able to hold up under the strain.
Labrador dog named Lucy saves Oregon man from sex conviction 2018-09-18T00:41:31Z 2018-09-10T23:48:55Z 2018-09-18T00:41:18Z The discovery of a black lab named Lucy led to the unravelling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Kentucky town mourns its first female mayor, Lucy Lou, a dog 2018-09-18T00:41:27Z 2018-09-12T11:21:01Z 2018-09-18T00:41:17Z The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. 80 US lawmakers seek release of jailed Myanmar reporters 2018-09-18T00:00:39Z 2018-09-17T23:00:12Z 2018-09-18T00:00:38Z More than 80 U.S. lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to step up efforts to win the release of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar in connection with their reporting about massacres against Rohingya Muslims.
DeVos to students: Don't hide behind a Twitter handle 2018-09-17T23:02:21Z 2018-09-17T18:21:19Z 2018-09-17T23:01:56Z Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says free speech on college campuses is being threatened and tells students in Philadelphia that listening to people with differing views is an important part of education.
Long held as oldest in US, New Jersey nuclear plant closes 2018-09-17T22:58:07Z 2018-09-17T11:56:17Z 2018-09-17T22:58:03Z America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday.
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms 2018-09-17T22:31:56Z 2018-09-17T04:38:17Z 2018-09-17T22:31:55Z Flooded rivers in North Carolina have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as swollen waterways approach their crests. Soon-Yi Previn defends husband Woody Allen, attacks mother 2018-09-17T22:18:26Z 2018-09-17T03:46:04Z 2018-09-17T22:18:26Z Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, has spoken publicly about her turbulent life for the first time in decades.
The Latest: Border Patrol agent targeted vulnerable women 2018-09-17T22:03:48Z 2018-09-17T19:56:30Z 2018-09-17T22:03:10Z Investigators: Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women collected arsenal of weapons to prepare for police confrontation after he thought he'd been identified. Witness: Circus camel that hurt 7 spooked by thrown shovel 2018-09-17T21:44:27Z 2018-09-17T13:08:32Z 2018-09-17T21:43:40Z A witness says a camel that injured seven people at a Pittsburgh circus apparently became spooked when a child threw a shovel at its feet.
The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device 2018-09-17T21:44:05Z 2018-09-13T07:38:47Z 2018-09-17T21:43:19Z Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch into a life preserver with features that gain key clearances from US government regulators. Artists create 58 portraits of Las Vegas shooting victims 2018-09-17T20:53:57Z 2018-09-17T04:06:27Z 2018-09-17T20:53:57Z Artists from around the world have memorialized the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas with individual portraits of each victim. Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits 2018-09-17T20:53:46Z 2018-09-17T05:29:40Z 2018-09-17T20:53:45Z Disaster experts say it's not uncommon for death tolls to rise weeks after hurricanes hit because of nature of storms, difficulty in finding people.
FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants 2018-09-17T20:37:51Z 2018-09-14T16:14:43Z 2018-09-17T20:37:48Z U.S. health officials say they'll convene a public meeting of medical advisers next year to discuss new science on breast implant safety.
Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears 2018-09-17T20:27:47Z 2018-09-16T05:35:30Z 2018-09-17T20:27:41Z Duke Energy says slope has collapsed under Florence's heavy rains at a coal ash landfill at a closed North Carolina power station.
Strike ending for last Washington teachers still picketing 2018-09-17T19:31:45Z 2018-09-17T19:06:28Z 2018-09-17T19:31:35Z The last of the estimated 125,000 Washington state children who missed the start of school because of teacher strikes are now all going back to class. New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis 2018-09-17T19:29:28Z 2018-09-14T15:47:16Z 2018-09-17T19:29:21Z A U.S. government survey shows some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid addiction crisis.
'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival 2018-09-17T18:37:18Z 2018-09-16T18:56:51Z 2018-09-17T18:37:14Z Peter Farrelly's 'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto International Film Festival, confirming its status as an Oscar favorite.
Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet 2018-09-17T17:21:02Z 2018-09-12T07:24:03Z 2018-09-17T17:20:54Z Apple expected to expand iPhone line-up with biggest, expensive model yet along with cheaper alternatives. Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill 2018-09-17T16:47:20Z 2018-09-16T01:46:19Z 2018-09-17T16:47:07Z Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
AP Explains: How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges 2018-09-17T15:58:05Z 2018-09-14T04:59:27Z 2018-09-17T15:58:05Z AP Explains: How storm surges form in hurricanes, and why they are so lethal.
Niece: Family won't take in Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper 2018-09-17T15:38:53Z 2018-09-15T15:35:15Z 2018-09-17T15:38:53Z Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee has become a disturbing figure even for members of her own family for her role in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenager Elizabeth Smart.
Road access cut off to N. Carolina city after Florence 2018-09-17T14:17:22Z 2018-09-17T04:52:57Z 2018-09-17T14:17:21Z Authorities are looking at going by air and water to get food into a North Carolina city that was cut off from road access by Florence's floodwaters.
The Latest: Child swept away by floodwaters 2018-09-17T13:32:09Z 2018-09-17T10:46:50Z 2018-09-17T13:32:09Z A train has derailed in North Carolina, but it's not clear whether it was storm-related. 7 injured when startled camel bucks at Pittsburgh circus 2018-09-17T12:50:52Z 2018-09-17T03:32:06Z 2018-09-17T12:50:49Z Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus.
$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas 2018-09-17T12:50:28Z 2018-09-16T03:55:28Z 2018-09-17T12:50:27Z Texas state troopers have arrested a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who they accuse of going on a two-week serial killing spree.
Official: Pressure sensors focus of gas explosions probe 2018-09-17T05:59:56Z 2018-09-16T15:35:48Z 2018-09-17T05:59:56Z Residents in communities north of Boston that were rocked by natural gas explosions have been given the green light to return home.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks 2018-09-17T05:27:44Z 2018-09-16T05:25:40Z 2018-09-17T05:27:44Z A heavy-duty response already is slogging through heavy rains and floodwaters to help people trapped or displaced by Florence's watery onslaught.
Hurricane Florence cuts off road access to N. Carolina city 2018-09-17T04:54:09Z 2018-09-16T18:52:16Z 2018-09-17T04:54:09Z Damage from Hurricane Florence left a North Carolina city popular with tourists cut off Sunday from road access, leaving authorities planning how to get food and water there by air.
Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off 2018-09-17T04:37:38Z 2018-09-16T05:15:44Z 2018-09-17T04:37:38Z North Carolina bracing for what could be the next stage of a still-unfolding disaster: widespread, catastrophic river flooding from Florence.
Shark attack victim was engineering student, outdoorsman 2018-09-17T03:32:05Z 2018-09-16T18:16:12Z 2018-09-17T03:32:05Z Friends say a 26-year-old man who was killed in a shark attack off a Cape Cod beach was an engineering student who loved outdoor activities like surfing and hiking.
The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home 2018-09-17T03:28:39Z 2018-09-16T06:15:56Z 2018-09-17T03:28:38Z National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Florence expected to weaken soon but risk of flash flooding, major river flooding in Carolinas is rising.
Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relatives 2018-09-17T03:22:10Z 2018-09-16T23:51:09Z 2018-09-17T03:22:08Z Man charged with killing 3 family members.
An old problem: Aging pipelines lead to deadly explosions 2018-09-17T01:16:46Z 2018-09-14T21:25:39Z 2018-09-17T01:16:43Z Many wonder what they can do to protect themselves after Thursday's stunning explosions in Lawrence, Mass., that left one dead and at least 25 others injured. SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon 2018-09-17T00:10:04Z 2018-09-14T14:24:54Z 2018-09-17T00:10:00Z SpaceX says it has signed the first private moon traveler.
Before and after a storm, the supply stores are critical 2018-09-16T22:14:10Z 2018-09-16T05:35:44Z 2018-09-16T22:14:00Z Before and after a hurricane, Ace is the place. And Home Depot and Lowe's. And many other building supply and hardware outlets. Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban 2018-09-16T20:17:55Z 2018-09-12T14:44:34Z 2018-09-16T20:17:49Z The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says teenage use of e-cigarette has reached "epidemic" levels in the U.S. and called on manufacturers Wednesday to address the problem or have their products pulled off the market.
Police: Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod 2018-09-16T18:22:01Z 2018-09-15T18:55:14Z 2018-09-16T18:21:59Z Police say a man has died after being attacked by a shark off a beach on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
Deluged by Hurricane Matthew, rural town waits for Florence 2018-09-16T15:44:52Z 2018-09-15T15:55:45Z 2018-09-16T15:44:51Z A rural town, battered by the collapse of its blue-collar economy and then by Hurricane Matthew, might also bear the brunt of Florence.
Investigator: No evidence gas explosions intentional 2018-09-16T06:30:37Z 2018-09-15T21:58:33Z 2018-09-16T06:30:33Z A federal investigator says there's no evidence to suggest the gas explosions that rocked communities north of Boston were intentional.
The Latest: Florence forecast to bring on new river flooding 2018-09-16T05:40:38Z 2018-09-15T05:45:18Z 2018-09-16T05:40:38Z Tropical Storm Florence is practically stalled over the Carolinas and the monster storm could dump drenching rains of up to 3½ feet.
2 storms, Florence and Mangkhut, different as water and wind 2018-09-16T05:28:54Z 2018-09-15T20:25:20Z 2018-09-16T05:28:42Z Killer storms Florence and Mangkhut hit on the same day, half a world apart, but that's about where the similarities end.
Ailing killer whale declared dead, but feds to keep looking 2018-09-16T05:28:00Z 2018-09-13T20:11:42Z 2018-09-16T05:27:57Z Teams are searching for an ailing, critically endangered orca that a scientist who tracks the whale population in the Pacific Northwest says is likely dead.
Florence pours on the rain amid fears of catastrophic floods 2018-09-16T05:09:29Z 2018-09-15T04:05:56Z 2018-09-16T05:09:29Z Nearly nonstop rain, surging seas and howling winds from Florence already have proven deadly, and the threat is days away from ending as floodwaters rise. Prosecutor: Border Patrol agent charged with murdering 4 2018-09-16T03:48:06Z 2018-09-15T19:15:14Z 2018-09-16T03:48:06Z Authorities say a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas has been arrested on suspicion of having killed four women and abducted a fifth. The Latest: Prosecutor: Ortiz charged with murder of 4 women 2018-09-16T03:42:50Z 2018-09-15T20:35:20Z 2018-09-16T03:42:49Z Authorities say a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas has been arrested on suspicion of having killed four women and abducted a fifth. Father says daughter was always smiling and generous 2018-09-16T02:08:30Z 2018-09-16T02:06:16Z 2018-09-16T02:08:30Z The father of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found east of a remote Inupiat Eskimo town on Alaska's northwestern coast says his daughter always had a smile and loved to use her allowance to buy things for her friends. Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt 2018-09-15T23:40:21Z 2018-09-15T23:35:21Z 2018-09-15T23:40:20Z Wyoming authorities say a hunting guide has been found dead after he and a client were attacked by a bear.
Police: Capital murder charges likely in Texas cop's death 2018-09-15T23:39:00Z 2018-09-15T18:05:13Z 2018-09-15T23:38:57Z Authorities say two men arrested in the fatal shooting of a North Texas undercover police officer during a bar robbery will face capital murder charges.
Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds 2018-09-15T23:07:49Z 2018-09-12T17:20:22Z 2018-09-15T23:07:45Z Scientists say a lab test may help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make people sick.
Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by SUV at girl's memorial 2018-09-15T22:38:09Z 2018-09-15T00:46:10Z 2018-09-15T22:38:09Z A New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver.
Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments 2018-09-15T22:16:49Z 2018-09-14T20:45:55Z 2018-09-15T22:16:46Z U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico is disclosing personal financial interests in the cannabis sector.
Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible 2018-09-15T22:10:40Z 2018-09-15T16:29:11Z 2018-09-15T22:10:36Z Experts on police training and psychology are split on whether a Dallas police officer's explanation of why she shot a black man in his own apartment can be considered credible based on what's known so far.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence 2018-09-15T22:10:26Z 2018-09-15T04:24:56Z 2018-09-15T22:10:25Z Florence is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, with trillions of gallons of rain still in the forecast, hundreds of people needing rescue, hundreds of thousands of power outages and a handful of deaths. Mississippi agency says it won't buy from Nike over ads 2018-09-15T20:25:35Z 2018-09-15T20:25:17Z 2018-09-15T20:25:35Z Mississippi's state police agency says it will no longer buy Nike products, with Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher saying he won't spend money with "vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military.". Researchers find 1906 shipwreck in Lake Huron's Georgian Bay 2018-09-15T20:07:59Z 2018-09-15T16:47:27Z 2018-09-15T20:07:56Z An international team of divers has discovered the wreckage of a ship that disappeared more than 100 years ago during a storm on Lake Huron.
Everyone wants answers: State, feds hunt for gas blast cause 2018-09-15T20:01:45Z 2018-09-14T07:44:43Z 2018-09-15T20:01:45Z A series of gas explosions killed a teen and left at least 10 other people injured, one critically, and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday. Authorities say Texas officer shot during bar robbery dies 2018-09-15T17:48:02Z 2018-09-14T14:44:53Z 2018-09-15T17:48:01Z Authorities say an undercover police officer was shot in the head and a member of a violent robbery crew was killed in an exchange of gunfire when a police unit disrupted the robbery of patrons at a Fort Worth bar. Couple accused of leaving 5-year-old in woods as punishment 2018-09-15T17:39:54Z 2018-09-15T17:26:06Z 2018-09-15T17:39:54Z A man and woman in southern Minnesota are accused of dropping off a 5-year-old boy in the woods as punishment for wetting himself.
The Latest: Downtown march protests man's police shooting 2018-09-15T16:56:53Z 2018-09-14T19:14:53Z 2018-09-15T16:56:53Z Attorneys for the family of a man who was killed by a Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own say investigators immediately looked for information that would "assassinate" the man's character.
San Francisco statue that some call racist is removed 2018-09-15T16:29:36Z 2018-09-14T14:54:34Z 2018-09-15T16:29:26Z Crews have removed a 19th century statue near San Francisco's City Hall that some have said is racist and demeaning to indigenous people. Hundreds of goats being airlifted out of Washington forest 2018-09-15T16:27:09Z 2018-09-13T17:25:32Z 2018-09-15T16:27:02Z A years-long effort to remove Olympic National Park of its mountain goats got under way this week as officials began capturing and relocating them by helicopter.
Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence 2018-09-15T16:19:32Z 2018-09-14T22:26:03Z 2018-09-15T16:19:32Z A mother and baby killed when a tree smashed into their house are among several deaths caused by Hurricane Florence.
Murder trial of Chicago cop puts troubled force in spotlight 2018-09-15T13:30:09Z 2018-09-15T13:25:43Z 2018-09-15T13:30:09Z The trial of a Chicago cop charged with murder in the shooting of a black teen shines a spotlight on a troubled force accused of bias, excessive force and a code of silence. The police superintendent says mistakes have been made but reform is underway. Dallas police face ire over portrayal of man shot by officer 2018-09-15T08:07:16Z 2018-09-14T22:45:39Z 2018-09-15T08:07:14Z Attorneys for the family of a man who was killed in his own apartment by a Dallas police officer blasted the investigation on Friday, denouncing it as a one-sided effort to clear the officer of wrongdoing.
Scientists: World's warming; expect more intense hurricanes 2018-09-15T07:27:29Z 2018-09-15T04:35:13Z 2018-09-15T07:27:30Z Scientists who study climate change clearly see hand of humans in Florence, say a warmer world can expect more intense hurricanes.
Troopers: Missing 10-year-old Alaska girl found dead 2018-09-15T06:50:05Z 2018-09-15T02:45:15Z 2018-09-15T06:50:03Z Authorities in Alaska say a 10-year-old girl has been found dead Friday, more than a week after she was reported missing in a remote Inupiat Eskimo town on Alaska's northwestern coast.
The Latest: Man arrested in connection with missing girl 2018-09-15T04:58:40Z 2018-09-15T04:55:03Z 2018-09-15T04:58:39Z Authorities have arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with the disappearance of a 10-year-old girl whose body was discovered near her hometown.
The Latest: Forecast: Florence threat continues overnight 2018-09-15T04:57:44Z 2018-09-14T06:56:30Z 2018-09-15T04:57:44Z The National Hurricane Center says that "catastrophic" freshwater flooding is expected over portions of the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence inches closer to the U.S. East Coast.
She lost one home to Sandy. Will Florence spare her now? 2018-09-15T04:18:09Z 2018-09-14T18:44:43Z 2018-09-15T04:18:07Z A family that lost their home in Superstorm Sandy in 2012 is now waiting to see whether Hurricane Florence has destroyed their new one in North Carolina. Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate 2018-09-15T03:35:25Z 2018-09-13T17:17:42Z 2018-09-15T03:35:25Z California Gov. Jerry Brown started his global climate summit in San Francisco by saying that President Donald Trump will likely be remembered as a liar and a fool when it comes to the environment.
4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas 2018-09-15T03:26:58Z 2018-09-14T04:34:44Z 2018-09-15T03:26:57Z Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and forecasters say the worst is to come. San Diego diocese adds 8 priests to list of predators 2018-09-15T03:06:54Z 2018-09-15T03:04:52Z 2018-09-15T03:06:51Z The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego has added eight priests to the list of those believed to have molested children.
Death sentence for ex-doctor who killed 4 people in Nebraska 2018-09-15T02:37:13Z 2018-09-14T20:20:37Z 2018-09-15T02:37:13Z A former doctor convicted in the revenge killings of four people connected to a Nebraska medical school has been sentenced to death. Firefighter's death caused by retardant drop from 747 2018-09-15T02:18:55Z 2018-09-14T18:44:51Z 2018-09-15T02:18:54Z Investigation finds firefighter battling California wildfire was killed when flame-suppressing liquid was dropped from 747 flying only 100 feet above the treetops.
Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire 2018-09-15T01:38:56Z 2018-09-14T18:02:19Z 2018-09-15T01:38:55Z A fast-moving Utah wildfire fanned by high-winds has more than doubled in size as it burns through dry terrain and forces evacuations of hundreds of homes. Census citizenship controversy likely to face New York trial 2018-09-15T01:08:12Z 2018-09-14T22:44:47Z 2018-09-15T01:08:06Z A judge is urging a government lawyer to clear the schedule of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for a day so he can be asked why he wants to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Bodycam video released in fatal shooting of Oregon man 2018-09-15T00:52:33Z 2018-09-14T20:49:47Z 2018-09-15T00:52:33Z Portland State University has released body camera video from two campus police officers who fatally shot a black man outside a downtown bar. US says ex-nuke site won't open to public, then says it will 2018-09-15T00:52:08Z 2018-09-14T22:45:18Z 2018-09-15T00:52:08Z The U.S. Interior Department says it will go ahead with plans to open a wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, after briefly putting the opening on hold amid safety concerns.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby 2018-09-15T00:51:07Z 2018-09-14T05:35:01Z 2018-09-15T00:51:07Z Hurricane Florence's winds may have weakened, but this is still no "minor" storm. Judge hails deal giving split families second shot at asylum 2018-09-14T23:47:12Z 2018-09-14T22:18:11Z 2018-09-14T23:47:07Z A federal judge says an agreement that would give many parents and children who were separated at the border is "an excellent proposal.". Gov. 'Moonbeam' says California to launch climate satellite 2018-09-14T23:20:50Z 2018-09-14T18:02:11Z 2018-09-14T23:20:50Z Former Secretary of State John Kerry lambasted President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris climate accord. Kobach aims to drive out migrants living in Kansas illegally 2018-09-14T23:15:37Z 2018-09-14T21:34:57Z 2018-09-14T23:15:34Z Republican Kris Kobach says Kansas is spending $377 million a year on benefits for immigrants living in the U.S illegally, and he promises to put a stop to it if he's elected governor.
Hurricane stokes talk of extending college football season 2018-09-14T23:07:06Z 2018-09-14T18:45:58Z 2018-09-14T23:07:04Z Hurricane Florence stokes talk of extending college football season.
Regulators keep watch on toxic waste sites during hurricane 2018-09-14T22:57:41Z 2018-09-14T22:44:53Z 2018-09-14T22:57:41Z Environmental regulators keep watch on more than three dozen toxic waste sites during hurricane. No progress as US, Cuba meet on mysterious 'health attacks' 2018-09-14T22:47:05Z 2018-09-13T04:10:22Z 2018-09-14T22:47:04Z U.S. and Cuban officials are meeting later today in new effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American diplomats.
Montana Green Party's ballot benefactor may remain unknown 2018-09-14T22:18:54Z 2018-09-14T19:25:59Z 2018-09-14T22:18:51Z Montana officials may never know who bankrolled the effort to qualify the Green Party for the 2018 ballot.
Grandmother sues over police shooting of black 13-year-old 2018-09-14T22:11:25Z 2018-09-14T21:14:57Z 2018-09-14T22:11:22Z The grandmother of a black 13-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer after a suspected robbery is suing the officer, his police chief and the city of Columbus.
US judge delays grizzly bear hunts in Rockies 2 more weeks 2018-09-14T21:59:59Z 2018-09-13T06:58:05Z 2018-09-14T21:59:58Z Opponents of grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho are asking a judge to delay hunting another two weeks while he considers a request to restore federal protections for the animals.
Officer helped others as his home burned after gas blasts 2018-09-14T21:37:19Z 2018-09-14T20:54:47Z 2018-09-14T21:37:16Z Ivan Soto's home was engulfed by flames, but the police officer was too busy helping other residents evacuate after a series of natural gas explosions to worry about his own loss.
For meteorologists, Florence 'is a horrific nightmare storm' 2018-09-14T21:11:15Z 2018-09-13T05:27:44Z 2018-09-14T21:11:07Z Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.
Chicago officer picks jury trial in teen's shooting death 2018-09-14T20:55:25Z 2018-09-14T14:44:56Z 2018-09-14T20:55:24Z Attorneys for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald will stick with jurors selected over recent days for the trial rather than have a judge decide the case.
Bishop holds day of prayer and penance amid abuse scandal 2018-09-14T20:40:00Z 2018-09-14T19:45:05Z 2018-09-14T20:39:55Z Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop says he held a day of prayer and penance to ask God's forgiveness for the sins of sexual abuse committed against children worldwide.
$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute 2018-09-14T20:28:12Z 2018-09-14T17:26:04Z 2018-09-14T20:28:08Z A U.S. meatpacker has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from their jobs at a Colorado plant after they were refused prayer breaks.
Active shooter study: Semi-automatic rifles more deadly 2018-09-14T19:37:29Z 2018-09-11T15:20:15Z 2018-09-14T19:37:25Z New research shows active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons.
Florida opens up hotel rooms, ports to Florence evacuees 2018-09-14T18:17:15Z 2018-09-14T12:30:07Z 2018-09-14T18:17:14Z Long accustomed to its residents evacuating north when hurricanes threaten, Florida is in the unusual position of accommodating diverted cruise ships and hotel-room seekers hoping to escape the wrath of Hurricane Florence. Bat tested positive for rabies at Grand Canyon 2018-09-14T18:14:39Z 2018-09-14T18:09:38Z 2018-09-14T18:14:39Z Officials at the Grand Canyon say a bat collected from near the Colorado River has tested positive for rabies. Latest: Man arrested in slaying of 5-year-old Detroit girl 2018-09-14T18:09:37Z 2018-09-14T18:02:30Z 2018-09-14T18:09:37Z The Detroit police chief says a man has been arrested in the death of a 5-year-old girl who was fatally shot while in bed with her mother. Cuomo easily defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary 2018-09-14T17:17:47Z 2018-09-13T03:48:01Z 2018-09-14T17:17:40Z Primary voters in New York will soon pick the winner of a spirited and sometimes nasty battle between two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo and liberal challenger Cynthia Nixon.
2 years after disastrous flood, Florence scares small town 2018-09-14T17:17:45Z 2018-09-14T05:03:47Z 2018-09-14T17:17:30Z No place in South Carolina is more worried about the possibility of disastrous inland flooding from Hurricane Florence's heavy rain than Nichols, South Carolina.
Domestic violence motive investigated in California rampage 2018-09-14T16:56:41Z 2018-09-14T06:04:24Z 2018-09-14T16:56:41Z Officials are investigating a possible domestic violence motive after a gunman shot and killed his ex-wife and four others before killing himself in Southern California. Stars Group launches online sports betting in New Jersey 2018-09-14T15:56:52Z 2018-09-14T00:23:51Z 2018-09-14T15:56:50Z The Stars Group has launched mobile sports betting in New Jersey, the latest online gambling company to do so in the rapidly expanding market. Letitia James wins primary for New York attorney general 2018-09-14T14:57:50Z 2018-09-13T04:03:17Z 2018-09-14T14:57:46Z Democrats running for attorney general in New York primary see common foe: Trump.
Elizabeth Smart says kidnapper being released still a threat 2018-09-14T14:41:10Z 2018-09-14T06:14:26Z 2018-09-14T14:41:04Z Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.
#Ancient? Crisscrossed lines called world's oldest drawing 2018-09-14T13:11:44Z 2018-09-12T17:13:55Z 2018-09-14T13:11:42Z Tiny sketch resembling a hashtag is 73,000 years old; called the oldest known drawing.
Honolulu dam's neighbors warned as storm raises water levels 2018-09-14T12:18:21Z 2018-09-14T06:14:48Z 2018-09-14T12:18:20Z Honolulu officials on Thursday prepared for the possible evacuation of 10,000 people from a residential neighborhood after rains from a tropical storm dangerously elevated water levels in a reservoir.
Big safety testing failure rate for California pot products 2018-09-14T09:48:11Z 2018-09-11T06:21:13Z 2018-09-14T09:48:11Z Nearly 20 percent of 11,000 marijuana products tested for potency and purity in California since July 1 have been rejected. 'It looked like Armageddon:' Deadly gas blasts destroy homes 2018-09-14T07:37:33Z 2018-09-13T22:00:00Z 2018-09-14T07:37:33Z Emergency crews are responding to what they believe is a series of gas explosions that have damaged homes across three communities north of Boston.
The Latest: Teen killed when exploded chimney falls on car 2018-09-14T07:35:34Z 2018-09-13T23:51:03Z 2018-09-14T07:35:34Z At least four people are being treated for injuries after a series of fires north of Boston that authorities blame on a natural gas issue. Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps 2018-09-14T07:25:31Z 2018-09-13T22:52:00Z 2018-09-14T07:25:21Z Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users.
The Latest: Florence downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane 2018-09-14T06:31:54Z 2018-09-13T13:55:54Z 2018-09-14T06:31:54Z The police chief of a barrier island in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence is warning any stragglers who refused to evacuate that they are making a dangerous choice.
Obama tells voters sitting on sidelines in 2018 'dangerous' 2018-09-14T06:28:38Z 2018-09-14T01:53:58Z 2018-09-14T06:28:38Z Former President Barack Obama says he has a simple message headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote.
Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers 2018-09-14T06:18:31Z 2018-09-13T20:01:44Z 2018-09-14T06:18:31Z Elizabeth Smart is set to speak out following the surprise announcement that one of the people who kidnapped her when she was 14 will be released from prison. Gunman kills ex-wife, 4 others and himself in California 2018-09-14T05:58:26Z 2018-09-13T03:58:26Z 2018-09-14T05:58:26Z Authorities say a gunman in California has killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a sheriff's deputy closed in.
The Latest: Obama says sitting on sidelines is 'dangerous' 2018-09-14T05:50:28Z 2018-09-14T01:09:53Z 2018-09-14T05:50:25Z Former President Barack Obama says he has a simple message headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote.
Beyond hurricanes, rising seas menace barrier island homes 2018-09-14T05:25:00Z 2018-09-14T05:04:06Z 2018-09-14T05:25:00Z For barrier island homes that survive Florence's assault on the Carolina coast, it's only a matter of time as they face a disastrous long-term threat of sea level rise.
Honolulu warns residents after storm swells dam water levels 2018-09-14T05:15:33Z 2018-09-13T06:47:26Z 2018-09-14T05:15:33Z A gradually weakening tropical storm hit Hawaii on Wednesday, soaking a part of Maui and sending gusts of wind that toppled trees and cancelled flights at a number of airports in the state. Federal court rules against DeVos in for-profit fraud case 2018-09-14T05:09:56Z 2018-09-13T13:48:44Z 2018-09-14T05:09:55Z Democratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a case against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.
'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind 2018-09-14T04:58:58Z 2018-09-13T04:23:31Z 2018-09-14T04:58:58Z Time nearly up to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its sights.
Arizona lawmaker pleads not guilty to excessive speeding 2018-09-14T03:14:14Z 2018-09-13T20:42:06Z 2018-09-14T03:14:10Z An arrest warrant has been issued for an Arizona state lawmaker who attracted national headlines after a video captured him bragging about driving over 120 mph this year.
Uncle: Man killed by officer aspired to St. Lucia leadership 2018-09-14T01:39:20Z 2018-09-13T11:35:23Z 2018-09-14T01:39:21Z A funeral is scheduled Thursday for a black man killed in his home by a Dallas police officer who says she mistook his residence for her own.
Moon rock hunter closes in on tracking down missing stones 2018-09-14T01:16:51Z 2018-09-12T06:29:39Z 2018-09-14T01:16:50Z A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.
Last jurors picked in Chicago police shooting case 2018-09-14T01:11:47Z 2018-09-13T22:28:13Z 2018-09-14T01:11:44Z The last two jurors in the murder trial of a white Chicago police officer charged in the 2014 shooting death of black teen Laquan McDonald have been selected, opening statements expected next week.
The Latest: Elizabeth Smart wants no contact with kidnapper 2018-09-14T00:13:57Z 2018-09-13T22:07:43Z 2018-09-14T00:13:56Z Elizabeth Smart is asking authorities to reconsider the planned release of one of her kidnappers, saying Wanda Barzee remains a threat to her.
AP Explains: How storm surges build up, destroy and kill 2018-09-13T23:24:29Z 2018-09-13T21:53:17Z 2018-09-13T23:23:52Z AP Explains: How storm surges form, then destroy and kill. Government offers separated families a 2nd shot at asylum 2018-09-13T23:23:54Z 2018-09-13T22:09:00Z 2018-09-13T23:22:52Z The Trump administration has agreed to reconsider asylum claims of many parents and children who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Florence begins to batter Carolina coast 2018-09-13T23:02:31Z 2018-09-13T05:30:16Z 2018-09-13T23:02:31Z Hurricane Florence is being called a once-in-a-lifetime storm for threatening to cause historic flooding, blow catastrophic winds and idle for days over the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic.
After Florence, barrier islands still doomed by rising sea 2018-09-13T22:56:26Z 2018-09-13T20:21:33Z 2018-09-13T22:56:24Z Even after Hurricane Florence, barrier islands are still doomed by rising sea level.
1 family's dilemma to evacuate or not comes down to money 2018-09-13T22:56:19Z 2018-09-13T18:43:52Z 2018-09-13T22:56:18Z Family's dilemma to stay home or flee from Hurricane Florence comes down to money.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some