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Child puts car in reverse, accidentally runs over mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 11:08am

Police in Massachusetts say a mother has been struck by her own car and seriously injured after her child accidentally put the car into reverse while she was loading the vehicle.

Trayvon Martin's mom announces run for office in Miami

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 10:57am

A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami.

Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 10:48am

A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother.

Police: Man killed in overnight shooting; Suspect in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 10:44am

Authorities say an overnight shooting in Ogden has left one man dead.

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 10:31am

The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb .

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 9:02am

With Alabama's restrictive new abortion law stirring divisions on the right, President Donald Trump is imploring anti-abortion activists to stay united for the 2020 election.

House explosion kills 1, injures 2 in southern Indiana city

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 8:40am

An explosion leveled a home in southern Indiana early Sunday, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable, authorities said.

Trump's 'great patriot' farmers follow him into a trade war

Sara Burnett and Scott McFetridge, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 8:17am

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump's trade war with China made a miserable situation worse, Bardole used up any equity his operation had and started investing in hogs in hopes they'll do better than crops.

Exhibit looks at history of Detroit's Corktown neighborhood

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 8:02am

A new exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum takes visitors through 150 years of life in the city's Corktown neighborhood.

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 7:23am

A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.

As states pass restrictive abortion laws, questions surface

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 6:48am

As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet.

Virginia town remembers the high price paid on D-Day

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 6:22am

Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry.

3 officers, 1 suspect recovering after shooting in Detroit

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 5:41am

Detroit police say three officers are recovering, including one who was shot, following an incident on the city's west side.

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 10:28pm

Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa.

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 9:33pm

House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's sudden moves in the region.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report to say

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted May 18th - 9:00pm

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce next week.

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 8:27pm

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old quickly recovered and said, "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 6:36pm

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

War of Will wins Preakness featuring riderless running horse

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 5:55pm

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.