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Aquarium: Beached whale on Maryland coastline is dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:06pm

A beached whale that initially drew a large crowd of Maryland oceanfront onlookers is dead.

Gun control must include background checks, Dems tell Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:47pm

Democratic leaders in Congress are telling President Donald Trump that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases.

Lawyers seek testimony for US woman charged with aiding IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:24pm

Attorneys for an Indiana woman accused of providing support to the Islamic State group received a judge's approval to seek depositions from three Yazidis who were taken as slaves by her husband, who she says died while fighting for IS.

Pedestrian killed after being struck by a car in Millcreek

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:59am

Authorities say a pedestrian is dead in the Salt Lake City suburb of Millcreek after he was struck by a car while crossing a street.

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh's impeachment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:54am

At least three Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.

Legal showdown looms over House subpoena to intel director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:19am

The acting director of national intelligence is refusing to comply with a subpoena to turn over a whistleblower complaint , setting up a legal showdown this week between the Trump administration and a House committee.

Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:33am

As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas.

Dangerous rip currents lash parts of Florida coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:29am

The National Weather Service says some beachgoers in Florida should be wary of the risk of dangerous rip currents along parts of the Atlantic coast.

Auto workers union says it will strike GM at midnight

Chris Isidore, CNN Business  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:15am

The United Auto Workers union said Sunday that its members at General Motors will walk out by midnight if the automaker does not meet its demands, setting the stage for the nation's first auto strike in 12 years.

Man organizes hunting event for wheelchair users

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:07am

A Utah man who has been in a wheelchair for more than three decades has created a pheasant hunt for people like him who need help getting into the outdoors.

Inmate at Tennessee prison dies, facility placed on lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 8:55am

An inmate at a Tennessee state prison has died and officials say the facility is on lockdown while the death is investigated.

Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates, prevent suicide

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:11am

Benjamin Wash had a long history of drug addiction and had tried to kill himself at least once before he was booked into the Riverside Regional Jail in Virginia on Nov. 28, 2017. But somehow, he was able to hang himself with a bedsheet two days after he was detained.

450 miles of border wall by next year? It starts in Arizona

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:08pm

On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

California governor plans to veto environmental rules bill

Adam Beam and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:49pm

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday he will buck Democratic legislative leaders by vetoing legislation aimed at stopping the Trump administration from weakening oversight of longstanding federal environmental laws in California.

Southern California bakes under weekend heat wave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:29pm

Southern California is baking under a weekend heat wave that's dropping humidity levels and raising the risk of wildfires.

The Latest: At least 22 people injured in deck collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:55pm

The Latest on a deck collapse at the Jersey Shore (all times local):

Police: No evidence of shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Virginia. Search underway at movie theater.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:19pm

Police: No evidence of shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Virginia. Search underway at movie theater.

Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theater

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:06pm

Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that's part of a popular mall.

Arlington County, Virginia, Office of Emergency Management says possible shooting at mall. Police on scene.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:02pm

Arlington County, Virginia, Office of Emergency Management says possible shooting at mall. Police on scene.

The Latest: Suspected Senate liquid attacker out on bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 6:41pm

The Latest on an activist who threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate. (all times local):