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92-year-old NC man receives Purple Heart earned in WWII

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:53am

A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II.

The Latest: Police: 27-year-old killed in nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:50am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:44am

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts.

Opponents: Arkansas exposure bill targets transgender people

Tafi Mukunyadzi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:42am

An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.

Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures several

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:31am

Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others, authorities said.

Islamic State warns Syrian dam at risk, evacuates residents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:23am

The Islamic State group ordered residents to evacuate the Syrian city of Raqqa on Sunday following reports that a dam contested by U.S.-backed forces upstream on the Euphrates River could collapse, activists reported.

Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronouns

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:12am

Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher.

Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:34am

Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city.

1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:13am

Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston.

Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:13am

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own.

Police: 'At least a couple of shooters' involved in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; 1 killed, more than a dozen wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:00am

Police: 'At least a couple of shooters' involved in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; 1 killed, more than a dozen wounded.

Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather

Jeff Martin and Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:21am

Storms packing tree-tumbling winds and car-denting hail could strike parts of the Plains on Sunday, the latest round in a turbulent week of wild weather across the Midwest and the South, forecasters said.

Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:20am

Authorities in Alabama say two teenagers and two adults have been killed in a small plane crash.

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:40pm

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher.

Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:09pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won.

Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:38pm

A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.

Missing black girls in DC spark outrage, prompt calls for federal help

Laura Jarrett, Samantha Reyes and David Shortell, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:00pm

Two months ago, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's new commander, Chanel Dickerson, made a pledge: Let's find our missing girls.

Police reopen Hawaii beach after suspicious item examined

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:44pm

Honolulu police have reopened a popular beach that was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious item in the water that turned out to be a flare, Hawaii News Now reports.

Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:27pm

A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday.

Vegas strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:12pm

A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered.