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Correction: Trump-Campaign Ethics story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:04am

In a story June 27 about President Donald Trump's campaign activity, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Secret Service operates Air Force One. The Department of Defense operates Air Force One.

Police: Girlfriend found dead inside man's apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:00am

South Carolina police identify the woman found dead inside an apartment after they persuaded a man barricaded inside to leave as his girlfriend.

Report: famous Yellowstone bear shot at close range in 2015

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:00am

The investigation into the death of a famed Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear killed by an elk hunter in late 2015 determined that the bear was shot three times at close range with a .30 caliber rifle.

The Latest: Weather aids firefighters in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:50am

The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. Southwest (all times local):

2 dead following fire, explosion at suburban Detroit home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:44am

Two people have died and a third escaped serious injury following an explosion and fire that destroyed a home in suburban Detroit, authorities said Thursday.

Low-income residents losing homes as New Orleans rents soar

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:44am

Lower-income renters in New Orleans are facing the loss of their homes and uncertain futures as affordable-housing subsidies start to expire in a city that already has experienced steep rent increases and stagnant wage growth.

Feds release long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:44am

After repeated failures over decades, U.S. wildlife officials have finally drafted a recovery plan for endangered wolves that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.

How to keep track of money; experts offer advice

Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:31am

How do you manage and keep track of all your monthly expenses and balances?

Bear killed by Grand Teton officials after multiple reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:26am

Grand Teton National Park officials have killed a 4-year-old black bear after it approached three different groups of people, destroyed a tent and walked on a person's porch.

Sinkhole swallows up car in downtown St. Louis; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:20am

A sinkhole has opened up and swallowed a car in downtown St. Louis.

Move over, Scar: Ticket con makes Florida man Disney villain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:08am

A 19-year-old Florida man is accused of selling 13 fraudulent Walt Disney World tickets to a family of tourists.

Bison rams, injures Utah couple at Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:42am

A husband and wife were injured when a bison rammed them as they were taking photographs in Yellowstone National Park.

4 with minor injuries after truck hits cheerleaders' bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:40am

Three girls and their driver suffered minor injuries when a bus carrying cheerleaders home to Phoenix was struck by a big rig on Interstate 10 in the California desert.

Over half of hate crimes in US go unreported, report says

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:35am

The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities.

Court: Molester who tracked sex abuse earned 2,546-year term

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:35am

A Pennsylvania appeals court says a child molester who marked a calendar for 20 years for each time he molested his victim deserves the 1,031- to 2,546-year prison term he received.

FBI agent pleads not guilty on charge of lying about rancher shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:28am

An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police.

Indiana mother sentenced to 130 years for killing children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:28am

A judge has ordered an Indiana woman who admitted to fatally smothering her two children to undergo mental health treatment before going to prison under a 130-year sentence.

Residents leave homes as wildfires sweep through US West

Matt York and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:28am

Jill Baker grabbed her dogs and took refuge at a high school after a raging fire forced her northern Arizona town to evacuate.

Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:26am

A onetime Sept. 11 World Trade Center cleanup volunteer who faces possible deportation over a 1990 drug conviction but was pardoned by the governor was freed from immigration detention on Wednesday.

Grandmother: Wounded girl 'a miracle' since deadly shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:04am

A 7-year-old girl wounded in the head during a St. Louis shooting that killed her parents and another man has brain damage but is showing signs of improvement in a hospital, her grandmother says.