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Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II ships

October 18, 2019

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area... more »»

Police get cooling off period before questioned in shootings

October 18, 2019

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happene. more »»

Cummings recalled as powerful orator who took on White House

October 18, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. more »»

Share of Americans with no religious affiliation growing

October 18, 2019

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew... more »»

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

October 18, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will strike the northern U.S. more »»

School's out: Chicago teachers strike, 1st day deal unlikely

October 18, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Striking teachers marched in picket lines outside hundreds of Chicago schools on Thursday after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's... more »»

Colorado woman indicted in attempted sale of 1920s fetuses

October 18, 2019

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman suspected of trying to sell three human fetuses from the 1920s and a fetal skeleton online has been indicted in California on charges of violating a U.S. more »»

Study: California's big July quakes strain major fault

October 18, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures on a web of interconnected faults and increased strain on... more »»

Man heard in strangling video charged in 2nd death in Alaska

October 17, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said. more »»

Chicago's top cop found lying in car; requests investigation

October 17, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked the city's police department to conduct an internal investigation on himself Thursday after he was found lying down in a car. more »»

Plan to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026 approved

October 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller... more »»

School's out: Chicago teachers strike, 1st day deal unlikely

October 17, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Striking teachers marched in picket lines outside hundreds of Chicago schools on Thursday after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's... more »»

Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

October 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace. more »»

Police: Gang member confesses in mass shooting at festival

October 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A 20-year-old gang member has confessed to being one of two shooters in a gunfight that turned a lively summer community festival in Brooklyn into a blood-drenched nightmare,... more »»

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

October 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors Thursday, acknowledging the public's "lack of trust" in the vaping industry. more »»

Judges grapple with misconduct claims in Jodi Arias case

October 17, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Appellate judges who will decide whether to reverse Jodi Arias' murder conviction in the gruesome 2008 killing of her former boyfriend grappled Thursday with who was responsible fo... more »»

Border Patrol's growing presence at hospitals creates fear

October 17, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited... more »»

Cummings provided strength, calm, for urban Baltimore

October 17, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America — but Elijah Cummings was principally the strong voice and political advocate for Baltimore, where he was... more »»

 
 
 

 

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