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US charging 61 people in call center scam based in India

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:21am

It can be a frightening call to get.

Closing arguments delayed in bridge trial over legal issue

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:21am

Closing arguments were postponed Thursday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial with no explanation other than that a "legal issue" had arisen.

Latest: 140K votes already cast before court's pot ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:21am

The Latest on the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision to disqualify one of two medical marijuana proposals from the November ballot (all times local):

Arkansas court disqualifies 2nd medical marijuana proposal

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:11am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot less than two weeks before the election and with thousands of votes already cast, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan.

Cranberries squashed as folk remedy for urinary infections

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:10am

Another folk medicine remedy bites the dust. Cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unproven claims to the contrary.

Chaffetz says he'll vote Trump after withdrawing endorsement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:04am

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he'll vote for Donald Trump, despite withdrawing his endorsement.

Hunter dies after fall from cliff in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:01am

Authorities say they have found the body of a missing hunter at the bottom of a cliff in southern Utah.

Transplant experiment relies on hepatitis C-infected kidneys

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:42am

Some patients facing a yearslong wait for a kidney transplant are jumping ahead in line thanks to a startling experiment: They're agreeing to an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.

Here's how much college will cost you this year

Katie Lobosco, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:35am

College tuition keeps going up, rising faster than inflation and family income.

UVa attorney wanted 'Jackie' to disavow Rolling Stone story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:30am

A University of Virginia attorney asked a student who claimed in a Rolling Stone story that she was gang-raped to disavow the article after it was published.

Museum sale brings $1.2M despite protests from Cyprus, Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:20am

The sale of nearly 70 antiquities from an Ohio art museum that drew objections from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus has brought in $1.2 million.

[United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:00am

United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, the leader of a fast-growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give.

Oklahoma officer fatally shoots man during disturbance call

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:00am

Authorities say a police officer in northern Oklahoma fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Woman charged after man with maggot-filled foot wounds dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:11am

A former Pennsylvania caregiver has been charged with homicide after authorities say she failed to properly treat a man with a congenital defect who died after his foot wounds became severely infected and filled with maggots.

Officer cleaning gun sends bullet into day care; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:00am

Authorities say an off-duty policeman in northeast Ohio was unloading his gun at home when it accidentally fired into a nearby day care center. No one was hurt.

Records: Driver in fatal wrong-way crash cited 5 times

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 5:31am

Records show a wrong-way driver who authorities say caused a crash that killed her and four college students in Massachusetts had been cited for speeding five times.

Search continues for fugitive in Oklahoma 'rage killings'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 5:10am

The search for an Oklahoma man wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings is entering its fourth day, and authorities say they have no idea where he is.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 4:31am

Marco Rinaldi, mayor of hard-hit Ussita, Italy, to Sky TG24 as officials began to assess the damage caused by a pair of strong earthquakes in the same region hit by a deadly temblor in August.

Jury in hot car death case to look inside SUV first-hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 2:00am

The jury in the trial of a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died in the back of a hot SUV is going to get to look at the vehicle first-hand.