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Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske's golden anniversary

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 2:46pm

Simon Pagenaud arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month with his job on the line and rumors swirling around Gasoline Alley that Alexander Rossi could soon replace him at Team Penske.

Baby found alive with dead parents in Michigan motel room

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 2:44pm

Michigan State Police say a trooper found a dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in the western part of the state in the same room with her dead parents.

Texas' embattled elections chief on brink of losing job

Paul J. Weber and Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 2:08pm

Texas' embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters.

Kansas City police say device thrown in parked SUV explodes

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:34pm

Authorities say someone threw an explosive device into an SUV parked outside of a Kansas City, Kansas, apartment complex right before it blew up.

Rescued hiker's survival story: 17 days in Hawaii forest on berries, river water and smarts

Steve Almasy, CNN  |  Posted May 26th - 1:11pm

It had been more than two weeks that she had been lost in a thick Hawaiian forest, and Amanda Eller was at an end.

Vandals damage Oregon city's historic America Legion post

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:53pm

Vandals damaged an American Legion post in Oregon two days before Memorial Day.

Hawaii woman rescued from forest told self not to give up

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:37pm

A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up.

Temps reach 100 degrees as heat records fall in Deep South

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:54am

The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where temperatures at or near 100 degrees are setting heat records during the Memorial Day weekend.

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:44am

Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy "Booksmart" and the horror movie "Brightburn."

Authorities continue search for missing 5-year-old Utah girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:00am

Federal and county authorities continue to search for a missing 5-year-old girl in the northern Utah town of Logan.

Rep. Hurd says US isn't prepared to combat altered videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:51am

A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn't prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media.

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:49am

Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases.

3 hurt in log ride crash at California amusement park

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:46am

Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park.

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

Tim Talley and Sue Ogrocki, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:19am

A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sunday.

Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:01am

A California man who died after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii was pulled ashore missing a leg, according to a witness.

Wyoming National Guard unit deploying to Kosovo

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 9:38am

Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers deploy this week for a peacekeeping mission in Kosovo.

City estimates Ohio Klan rally cost $650,000 for security

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 9:17am

An Ohio city is estimating it spent about $650,000 on security for a rally attended by a small group of Ku Klux Klan members and hundreds of protesters.

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:51am

The Global SuperTanker, the world's largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season.

137-year-old Winchester rifle found in Nevada has new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:34am

A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at the park visitor center near the Utah border.

$2.8M donation to bolster art museum's exhibitions program

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:46am

A more than $2.8 million donation to the University of Michigan Museum of Art will help enhance and develop the museum's exhibitions program.