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Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

Seanna Adcox, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:34am

South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

The Latest: Mayor: 'Conflict' escalates into club violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:24am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures several

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:24am

Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others, authorities said.

1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:13am

Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston.

Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:31am

President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare.

Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:13am

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own.

Police: 'At least a couple of shooters' involved in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; 1 killed, more than a dozen wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:00am

Police: 'At least a couple of shooters' involved in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; 1 killed, more than a dozen wounded.

Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather

Jeff Martin and Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:21am

Storms packing tree-tumbling winds and car-denting hail could strike parts of the Plains on Sunday, the latest round in a turbulent week of wild weather across the Midwest and the South, forecasters said.

Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:20am

Authorities in Alabama say two teenagers and two adults have been killed in a small plane crash.

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:40pm

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher.

Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:09pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won.

Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:38pm

A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.

Missing black girls in DC spark outrage, prompt calls for federal help

Laura Jarrett, Samantha Reyes and David Shortell, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:00pm

Two months ago, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's new commander, Chanel Dickerson, made a pledge: Let's find our missing girls.

Police reopen Hawaii beach after suspicious item examined

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:44pm

Honolulu police have reopened a popular beach that was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious item in the water that turned out to be a flare, Hawaii News Now reports.

Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:27pm

A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday.

Vegas strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:12pm

A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered.

Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 7:45pm

A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered.

Report: University leader got fitness freebies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 7:00pm

The outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found.

Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 6:00pm

House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat still lived in the White House.

Man who bound dog's muzzle with tape sentenced to 5 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 5:04pm

A South Carolina man who wrapped electrical tape around a dog's muzzle to stop her from barking has been sentenced to five years in prison.