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Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:52am

Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's session of the Arizona Legislature.

Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:40am

Mississippi is violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a civil rights group alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit over school funding.

The Latest: Dems vote against Treasury undersecretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:40am

The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):

Condemned church shooter Roof seeks appellate court mercy

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:40am

A white supremacist sentenced to death for killing nine worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church has petitioned an appeals court for mercy.

A call for patience during investigation of campus stabbing

Jessica Gresko and Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:29am

Authorities appealed for patience from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State University student.

US officials: British authorities have identified suspected Manchester suicide bomber as Salman Abedi

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:29am

US officials: British authorities have identified suspected Manchester suicide bomber as Salman Abedi.

Man accused in deadly Detroit fire incompetent for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:29am

A man accused of setting a Detroit apartment fire that killed five people has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.

Hawaii jet took off with unruly passenger despite red flags

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:28am

Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport before the flight took off.

The Latest: Slain student remembered at commencement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:10am

The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland (all times local):

Correction: Immigration Protection-Haiti story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:50am

In a story May 22 about US extending a humanitarian program for Haitians , The Associated Press reported erroneously that Omarosa Manigault said the president was "making his promise." This was a typo. The correct quote was "this is him keeping his promise."

North Carolina sheriff's deputy wounds break-in suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

A sheriff's deputy in North Carolina has shot and wounded a suspect in a break-in.

Utah County moves to lift outhouse ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

Utah County is moving to lift a 1950s-era ban on outhouses.

Wyatt and Emma most popular baby names in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

Emma and Wyatt were the most popular names given to newborns in Wyoming last year.

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:12am

A massive new landslide along California's iconic coastal Highway 1 has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, the latest hit in winter of crippling slides and flooding.

MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:10am

A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration.

Motorcycle hit scooter, fisherman in crash that killed 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:10am

Police say a motorcycle plowed into a scooter and then hit a man fishing on a South Florida bridge in a pre-dawn crash that killed three people.

Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:10am

The threat of flooding continues across several southern states as heavy rain soaked the area and prompted new flood watches in the Carolinas while a massive storm system swept eastward.

Intelligence chief says US has not yet verified that the Islamic State's was responsible for the Manchester attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:55am

Intelligence chief says US has not yet verified that the Islamic State's was responsible for the Manchester attack.

Times Square victim's dad writes thank-you letter to NYC

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:44am

Tom Elsman can barely process the grief of losing his daughter in last week's Times Square rampage. But he made sure to write a letter thanking the people of New York City.

8-foot python startles man and dog in Florida garage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:36am

An 8-foot (2 meters) python slithered into a Florida garage, startling an unsuspecting homeowner who was taking his dog for a walk.