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Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:09am

For more than two decades, Houston has had competing parades on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Death toll reaches 79 in Mexico fuel duct blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:20am

The Latest on the deadly fire at a Mexican fuel pipeline (all times local):

Paying for funerals impossible for many poor families

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:09am

Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a Michigan cemetery. But she and her family could come up with only enough money to have Hoover Heags and Arthur Hardison cremated, then they left the remains to a Detroit funeral home to bury.

Major winter storm wreaks havoc on travel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:43am

A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday.

The Latest: Trump appears to threaten millions of immigrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:40am

The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):

Utah delegation follows partisan split in response to Trump border proposal

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:17pm

A nationally televised presentation of a border security compromise proposal Saturday from President Donald Trump was met with mixed results, including from Utah's congressional delegation.

Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:35pm

A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights.

Total lunar eclipse and rare super blood wolf moon this weekend

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:15pm

It's not every year that a super blood wolf moon happens, so be sure to look up this weekend for one of the first skywatching events of 2019.

Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:53pm

As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.

Trump celebrates new citizens in Oval Office ceremony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 5:14pm

On a day focused on his demand for a border wall, President Donald Trump used music and pageantry to welcome "the five newest members of our great American family" during a naturalization ceremony in the Oval Office.

Documents: Girl raped by 4 boys after cellphone taken

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:55pm

Court records contend a Delaware girl was raped last month by several boys after she was lured from a school bus stop by one of her attackers when he who took her cellphone.

N Carolina university, group argue over race in admissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:51pm

North Carolina's flagship public university is defending its use of race in admitting students and wants a lawsuit filed against it by a group representing past and potential applicants and parents to be dismissed.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump pitches wall as magic bullet for drugs

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:19pm

President Donald Trump made an untenable case Saturday that a Mexican border wall would be a magic bullet for America's drug problem.

Possible tornado hits small Alabama city's downtown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:27pm

A possible tornado caused significant damage Saturday to a small Alabama city's downtown, leveling several buildings after an intense storm passed through the area.

Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:27pm

A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice.

Marchers raise voices, cheer during march in Salt Lake City

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:37pm

Marchers waved signs and raised their voices in cheers in Salt Lake City on Saturday for the third annual Women's March.

Trump offers temporary protection for people brought to U.S. illegally as children in bid to secure border wall funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:28pm

Trump offers temporary protection for people brought to U.S. illegally as children in bid to secure border wall funding.

The Latest: Laquan McDonald killing prompts political action

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:27pm

The Latest on cases stemming from the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer. (all times local):

Charges accuse Salt Lake City man of 3 killings in 2014

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:58pm

A Salt Lake City man is accused of killing three other men who haven't been seen since Nov. 1, 2014.

Police: Woman wakes up to find naked stranger on top of her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:57pm

A Connecticut man has been arrested after police say he broke into the home of a woman who woke up to find a naked stranger on top of her.