News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

'Fly the flag'? Mississippi city split on Confederate emblem

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:10am

A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is the latest front line in the debate over the public display of Confederate symbols in the American South.

Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:00am

Mississippi is violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a civil rights group alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit over school funding.

UPDATED

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:59am

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent and warming of relations after the election.

Man accused in deadly Detroit fire incompetent for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:59am

A man accused of setting a Detroit apartment fire that killed five people has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.

Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:52am

Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's session of the Arizona Legislature.

The Latest: Dems vote against Treasury undersecretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:40am

The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):

Condemned church shooter Roof seeks appellate court mercy

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:40am

A white supremacist sentenced to death for killing nine worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church has petitioned an appeals court for mercy.

A call for patience during investigation of campus stabbing

Jessica Gresko and Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:29am

Authorities appealed for patience from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State University student.

US officials: British authorities have identified suspected Manchester suicide bomber as Salman Abedi

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:29am

US officials: British authorities have identified suspected Manchester suicide bomber as Salman Abedi.

Hawaii jet took off with unruly passenger despite red flags

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:28am

Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport before the flight took off.

The Latest: Slain student remembered at commencement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:10am

The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland (all times local):

Correction: Immigration Protection-Haiti story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:50am

In a story May 22 about US extending a humanitarian program for Haitians , The Associated Press reported erroneously that Omarosa Manigault said the president was "making his promise." This was a typo. The correct quote was "this is him keeping his promise."

North Carolina sheriff's deputy wounds break-in suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

A sheriff's deputy in North Carolina has shot and wounded a suspect in a break-in.

Utah County moves to lift outhouse ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

Utah County is moving to lift a 1950s-era ban on outhouses.

Wyatt and Emma most popular baby names in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

Emma and Wyatt were the most popular names given to newborns in Wyoming last year.

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:12am

A massive new landslide along California's iconic coastal Highway 1 has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, the latest hit in winter of crippling slides and flooding.

MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:10am

A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration.

Motorcycle hit scooter, fisherman in crash that killed 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:10am

Police say a motorcycle plowed into a scooter and then hit a man fishing on a South Florida bridge in a pre-dawn crash that killed three people.

Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:10am

The threat of flooding continues across several southern states as heavy rain soaked the area and prompted new flood watches in the Carolinas while a massive storm system swept eastward.