News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

Florida man charged with making online threat against Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 10:01am

A South Florida man has been charged with threatening to kill President-elect Donald Trump in a video posted online.

Dredging begins in final phase of Galveston beach expansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 10:01am

Crews have begun transferring up to 1 million cubic yards of sand in dredging to fortify a stretch of Southeast Texas beach and reduce erosion.

Japanese woman testifies man attacked her at Niagara Falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:51am

A Japanese tourist who became lost during a visit to Niagara Falls State Park has testified that she was robbed and sexually assaulted by a man who offered her directions.

Mississippi man pleads guilty in slaying of 5-year-old girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:51am

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to capital murder in the 2014 death of a 5-year-old girl.

DOE unlikely to meet Idaho nuclear waste cleanup deadline

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:41am

The U.S. Department of Energy says it is likely to miss another deadline under its 1995 agreement to remove nuclear waste stored in Idaho.

Congresswoman Gabbard makes unannounced trip to Syria

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:41am

Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has made an unannounced trip to Syria and Lebanon, traveling to the region two months after she sat down with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss foreign policy.

Haley slams Obama for not blocking UN measure against Israel

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:41am

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley assailed the Obama administration on Wednesday for failing to block a U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's settlements in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. She pledged to reject future measures that she said unfairly targeted the Jewish state if confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador.

Killers' lawyers seek more info on Ohio's lethal drug supply

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:31am

Lawyers for condemned inmates are trying to learn more about Ohio's supply of execution drugs at a time the state prisons agency is reluctant to give out that information.

Mom: Please honor kids killed in Baltimore house fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:31am

A woman injured in a fire that killed six of her nine children is thanking people for their support and asking them to honor her children.

Wash me: Sinkhole at car wash swallows tractor-trailer truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:31am

The 55,000-pound excavation truck wasn't in the area for a wash, but it may need one after being partially swallowed by a sinkhole in north Georgia.

UPDATED

George H.W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:27am

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath and the 92-year-old is responding well to treatments, his spokesman said Wednesday.

Obama expected to defend Manning decision at news conference

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:10am

President Barack Obama is expected to defend his decision to shorten the sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning when he holds his final news conference on Wednesday, two days before his second term ends.

APNewsBreak: Feds advise workaround on asset forfeiture rule

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:10am

The U.S. Department of Justice gave instructions on how to work around its own strict rules for spending money seized in investigations to Virginia's top prosecutor, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Snowmobiler dies of apparent heart attack in northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:08am

A Utah man is dead after an apparent heart attack during a backcountry snowmobiling trip.

More clemency coming after Obama shortens Manning's sentence

Josh Lederman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 9:00am

Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's sentence.

Pilot suffers minor injury after small plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:40am

The pilot of a small plane suffered minor injuries after a crash landing in Tooele County.

The Latest: No bound sought for suspect in officer's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:40am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer (all times local):

Prosecutors: Convictions in lane-closing trial should stand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:21am

Federal prosecutors say the corruption convictions of two former aides to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal should stand.

The Latest: Mom pleads not guilty to abducting kids in 1985

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:21am

The Latest on a mother charged with abducting her children three decades ago (all times local):