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N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:31pm

The FBI says a North Carolina teenager who went missing more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia, and a 31-year-old man faces charges.

Pregnant Detroit woman ambushed, shot 4 times outside home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:20pm

Detroit police say a pregnant woman is in critical condition after being ambushed and shot four times outside her home.

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK let go!'

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:04pm

Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help.

An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:50pm

An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured.

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:43pm

A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:40pm

A number of Ohio state government websites have been hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

Average US gas price drops 7 cents, as crude cost falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:34pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Weak earthquake hits eastern Tennessee; no damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:30pm

Officials have confirmed a weak earthquake has hit eastern Tennessee.

Police: Girl, 4, rescued after officers fatally shoot gunman

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:11pm

Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was saved from a hostage barricade situation in Las Vegas after police fatally shot a heavily armed man.

Cooler weather may help firefighters battling Utah wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:06pm

Nearly 1,000 firefighters in southern Utah are banking on cooler weather conditions Sunday as they continue to tackle the country's largest wildfire.

Man dies after falling from a waterfall in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:56pm

A man has died after falling about 70 feet (20 meters) from a waterfall in western North Carolina.

Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:50pm

Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare." Expressing frustration, he complained about "the level of hostility" in government and wondered why both parties can't work together on the Senate bill as GOP critics expressed doubt over a successful vote this week.

Guess who uses public libraries the most? Millennials

Jessica Suerth CNN  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:34pm

A public library may conjure up an image of a place where a septuagenarian is scouring for books on tape or a harried mom is trying to calm her kids by reading "Where The Wild Things Are."

Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

Daniel Trielli, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:05pm

Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts, reflecting a difference consistent with white Americans regardless of which political party they identify with, according to the latest American Values Atlas, a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute survey.

Homeless college students a growing concern on campuses

Chris Ehrmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:04pm

Jennifer Carr knows she's not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction. She's also been homeless in the past and even now is categorized as someone who is precariously housed.

Accidental shooting at child's party leaves 1 man hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:50am

Authorities say a man was accidently shot in the leg during a children's birthday party in Oregon.

Census Bureau: Asians fastest-growing racial group in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:50am

Latest data by the U.S. Census Bureau shows Utah is seeing a growing wave of diversity.

Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:44am

Demonstrators protesting the police shooting of Philando Castile disrupted the Twin Cities Pride Parade in downtown Minneapolis.

Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:24am

Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.