News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

Half of blacks say police have treated them unfairly

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:32am

A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why.

Crime-scene photos cited in police officer's trial

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:10am

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are both expected to intensify their focus on dozens of crime-scene photos and other evidence introduced in the trial of a white North Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man.

Hiroshima bombing order offers glimpse into fateful day

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 12:02am

It's just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history.

2nd Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete goes missing

Linda S. Zhang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:11pm

A search is underway for a second Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete who vanished near Los Angeles on Monday night, just hours after his teammate was found safe.

The Latest: California wildfire 20 percent contained

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:01pm

The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):

NC government leaders back registration drive at legislature

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 2:10am

Top leaders of North Carolina's three branches of government are getting behind an effort to fight blood-related cancers and disorders.

Lipscomb University education initiative gets $750K grant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 2:10am

A leadership education initiative at Lipscomb University has received a $750,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Indiana State opens downtown Terre Haute student housing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 2:00am

The newest student residences at Indiana State University has opened and will house about 260 juniors, seniors and graduate students in downtown Terre Haute.

University of Akron moves up fall tuition payment deadlines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:21am

Students are raising complaints after the University of Akron moved to collect fall semester tuition payments earlier in the summer and doubled fines for late payments.

Newborn, umbilical attached, found in stroller on LA street

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:10am

A healthy baby with the umbilical cord still attached has been found abandoned in a stroller on a Los Angeles street.

Driver who killed honeymooner at LA beach seeks new trial

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:10am

The driver who killed a honeymooner on the tourist-crowded Venice Beach boardwalk and injured 17 others is seeking a new trial.

Judge sanctions lawyer for former W.Va. schools chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:10am

A judge has reprimanded an attorney for ousted state schools superintendent Jorea Marple for using profanity and calling the West Virginia Board of Education's lawyers "crooks."

Henrico County records 9th rabies case of 2015

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 1:10am

Henrico County has recorded its ninth rabies case of 2015.

Big, stubborn blaze in Northern California remains a threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 12:30am

Officials say a stubborn and erratic wildfire that has burned more than a week in Northern California continues to be a threat to more than 7,000 buildings. It's already burned dozens of structures.

Historian Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98

Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 12:21am

British-born historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98.

University of Oregon settles lawsuit over rape allegations

Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:50pm

The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a student who claimed she was sexually assaulted last year by three basketball players.

8 cities win open-data contest from ex-NYC mayor Bloomberg

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:12pm

Jackson, Mississippi, and Mesa, Arizona, aim to make troves of data about city operations available online for the first time. Tulsa, Oklahoma, plans to make its data releases more useful for the public. Seattle wants to use contract data to help ensure vendors deliver on their promises.

Triple homicide investigated as ritualistic killing

Melissa Nelson-Gabriel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:01pm

A triple homicide in Florida is being investigated as a possible ritualistic killing connected to the recent blue moon, a sheriff said Tuesday.

US tries to reassure Japan after documents reveal spying

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:41pm

Working to prevent tension with a treaty ally, Vice President Joe Biden reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday that the U.S. limits its surveillance of friendly nations, after leaked documents showed U.S. spying on Japanese officials and companies.