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Pence takes first motorcade on Michigan's Mackinac Island

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:38pm

Vice President Mike Pence scored a first when he took a motorcade to a speech on Michigan's picturesque Mackinac Island, drawing some criticism on social media.

Police investigate jewelry thefts at Trump Tower

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:25pm

Detectives are investigating reports of thefts of about $350,000 worth of jewelry from residents in Manhattan's Trump Tower.

The Latest: Tour bus driver in deadly crash was on 1st trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:53pm

The Latest on a tour bus crash in Utah that left four Chinese tourists dead (all times local):

Leading Democrats gather for funeral of SC's Emily Clyburn

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:17pm

Leading congressional Democrats and some of the party's presidential contenders gathered Sunday for the funeral of Emily Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina and prolific fundraiser in support of helping students attend the alma mater they shared.

The Latest: Tropical storms approaching Puerto Rico, Bermuda

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:11pm

The latest on tropical weather (all times local):

'Deficit of trust': At UN, leaders of a warming world gather

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 1:49pm

The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an undeniable backdrop: rising tensions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan and increasing nationalism, inequality and intolerance.

Truck wreck spills beer onto interstate surrounding DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:26am

A stretch of the interstate surrounding the nation's capital turned into a sticky mess when a truck carrying more than 4,000 pounds of canned beer wrecked.

University of Utah seeks dismissal of $56M suit over death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:07am

The University of Utah has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the parents of a slain student.

Teammates show support for Oregon boy who survived crash that took his mother's life

CNN  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:52am

The Salem community is supporting a teen boy, who survived a serious crash on I-84 that took his mother's life.

Area 51 festival wraps up in Nevada; Earthlings head home

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:33am

The festivals are over and Earthlings from around the globe headed home Sunday after a weekend camping and partying in the dusty Nevada desert and trekking to remote gates of Area 51, a formerly top-secret U.S. military base long the focus of UFO and space alien lore.

Police: 6 shot and wounded during fight in Indianapolis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:28am

Authorities say someone who was involved in a fight between two groups of youths outside a downtown Indianapolis shopping mall overnight opened fire and wounded six people before he fled the scene.

3 dead, 4 hospitalized in suspected drug overdose

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:03am

Three people died and four others were hospitalized early Sunday in what police said appeared to be a mass drug overdose.

'Downton Abbey' overpowers Brad Pitt, Rambo at box office

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:46am

Raise your tea cups! The big-screen encore of "Downton Abbey" handily (but very politely) thumped both Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" in theaters over the weekend in one of the more unlikely box-office upsets.

Ex-cop's murder trial for shooting neighbor set to start

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:32am

Last September, a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own apartment. That much is settled.

Trump suggests he raised Biden with Ukraine's president

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:29am

President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about a political rival.

As police and firefighter numbers fall, officials urge prep

Jake Goodrick, Brigette Waltermire, Natalie Anderson and Christian Gravius, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:50am

With natural disasters increasing in frequency and intensity, first responders are finding it more difficult to reach and rescue the thousands of victims of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires.

11th named storm of hurricane season develops in Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:59am

The 11th named storm of the hurricane season has developed in the Atlantic.

Face transplant recipient's donor face now failing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:32am

A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face.

House retiree: Toxic politics, Trump White House, bad knees

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:16am

Rep. Paul Cook served 26 years as a Marine and was awarded two Purple Heart medals for combat wounds suffered in Vietnam. But amid his seventh year in Congress, the aching and discouraged California Republican has decided he's endured enough.

'Game of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' take top honors at Emmy Awards

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:24am

"Game of Thrones" resurrected the Iron Throne at Sunday's Emmy ceremony, ruling as top drama on a night of surprises in which "Pose" star Billy Porter made history and the comedy series "Fleabag" led a British invasion that overturned expectations.