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Fight over Vanderbilts' Breakers mansion goes to high court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:20am

The Rhode Island Supreme Court is stepping into a fight that has pitted dozens of members of the Vanderbilt family against a nonprofit that owns several well-known mansions in Newport.

Ex-state attorney general hopes to avoid jail for perjury

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:11am

A once-rising star in Pennsylvania politics will learn Monday whether she is heading to prison over a feud that led the state attorney general to leak grand jury materials to the press and lie about it under oath.

Boston police officer released from hospital after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:01am

A Boston police officer shot while responding to a dispute between roommates has been released from the hospital.

Civil rights hero from 60s takes criticism as Trump backer

Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:53am

Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in a sit-in at a segregated North Carolina lunch counter.

Hundreds expected for hearing on coal-export terminal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:10am

Hundreds of supporters and opponents are expected at a federal hearing Monday about a proposed coal-export terminal along the Columbia River in southwest Washington.

Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach 1st World Series since 1945

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 11:10pm

Anthony Rizzo caught the ball for the final out and Wrigley Field erupted.

Yoga pants parade a protest against misogyny

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:30pm

Women clad in yoga pants are preparing to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town, right past the house of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous .

Instagram launches suicide prevention tool

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:25pm

Instagram is launching a new suicide prevention tool designed to reach out to users at risk of self-harm.

Your dog smells you — better than you think

Alexandra Horowitz, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:35pm

One of the cheeriest genres of YouTube video compilations is that of dogs greeting soldiers returning home.

Search underway for teen feared swept into storm drain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:12pm

Authorities in Nashua are searching local rivers and the city's underwater storm drain system for a teenage boy who may have been swept into an open drain during a heavy rain storm.

AT&T buying HBO, CNN owner Time Warner for $85.4 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:30pm

AT&T buying HBO, CNN owner Time Warner for $85.4 billion, uniting a telecom giant and an entertainment conglomerate.

Toddler dies in Spokane fire, his dog huddled at his side

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:51pm

A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday.

14 state parks pursue dark sky certification

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:41pm

Fourteen Utah state parks are applying to be listed as International Dark Sky Parks in an effort to preserve and promote starry nights that attract tourists.

Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:41pm

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.

Independent presidential candidate holds event in Boise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:01pm

Independent U.S. presidential candidate Evan McMullin received a warm welcome during a campaign event in Boise.

Rolling Stone writer: 'Startled' when woman backed off story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:01pm

The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman's claim of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity says she was "startled" when the woman seemed to back off her story following its publication.

Prosecutors oppose release of indicted Arkansas ex-judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:01pm

Federal prosecutors oppose the release of a former Arkansas judge until his trial on charges of giving lighter sentences to defendants in exchange for nude photos and sexual acts.

George HW Bush letter to Bill Clinton suggests there is some grace in politics

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 3:40pm

Hillary Clinton posted a letter on Instagram from former President George H.W. Bush to her husband welcoming former President Bill Clinton to the White House, amid increased questions about whether Donald Trump will accept the results of a November election.

Report: Fire chief going too fast for conditions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 3:31pm

The Idaho Transportation Department's report on the motorcycle crash that severely injured Nampa's fire chief provides new details about the wreck.

Man shot to death at Salt Lake City car wash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 3:21pm

Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a man to death at a Salt Lake City car wash.