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2 students to hospital after school bus, car wreck in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:31am

Authorities say two students have been transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries after a car rear-ended a school bus near Fort Worth.

State Supreme Court disbars former county attorney

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:31am

The Wyoming Supreme Court has disbarred a former prosecuting attorney who was found guilty of misusing county money.

Gov. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:20am

Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic.

Exonerated North Carolina man receives $3.25M settlement

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:11am

A North Carolina man awarded $3.25 million in a settlement for the 24 years he spent in prison for a rape he didn't commit likely will continue to live simply, as he has done since he was paroled in 2012, his attorney said Thursday.

Exonerated North Carolina man receives $3.25M settlement

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:11am

A city council has approved a $3.25 million settlement for a North Carolina man who spent 24 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit.

Police: Father holding son hostage fatally shot by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:10am

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who was holding his teenage son hostage in Tennessee.

University responds to criticism over "#StopWhitePeople2K16"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:53am

about diversity — wasn't anti-white.

Woman falls to death from zip line platform at Delaware park

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:53am

Delaware State Police investigators were trying to determine Thursday how a woman fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform at a state park.

Warehouse gutted in fire near Las Vegas Strip

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:50am

A fire official says it'll take time to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a large commercial warehouse overnight just west of the Las Vegas Strip.

Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:50am

Wolf advocates are outraged that the state is preparing for the second time to exterminate a wolf pack for preying on livestock in northeastern Washington.

Report: 70 Confederate flags stolen from Georgia cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:50am

Police near Georgia's coast are investigating a report that 70 Confederate flags were stolen from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.

Defense says death penalty sought for financial reasons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

A northern Idaho public defender says prosecutors are only seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a police officer because of financial reasons.

The Latest: California's newest wildfire forces evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

Exhibition: 100 years of AP presidential campaign photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia's Longwood University this fall.

National Park Service creates 'living emblem' in DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

More than 1,000 people using brown, green and white umbrellas have created a giant living version of the National Park Service emblem to celebrate the agency's 100th anniversary.

The Latest: Complaint details slaying of New Mexico girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local):

Fire and ice hinder travel into Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

Both fire and ice are hindering travel into Yellowstone National Park on the National Park Service's centennial anniversary.

Detroit Medical Center stung by problems with unclean tools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

Detroit Medical Center admits that unclean surgical tools have caused problems and sometimes forced doctors to delay procedures, including heart surgery on a 7-month-old girl.

Portland schools expanding music options for bus drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.