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Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:47pm

Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

Police: 7 adults shot at child's birthday party in Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:44pm

A Maryland police chief says seven adults were injured when shots were fired at a child's birthday party a few miles southeast of the nation's capital.

Ex-congressman Gary Ackerman accused of violating a teenager

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:32pm

Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is being called a sexual "predator" in a lawsuit accusing the New York Democrat of violating a teenager at a Boy Scout camp five decades ago.

Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:35pm

Harley Morgan was still wearing his dark suit and Rhiannon Boudreaux her wedding dress when the Texas "childhood sweethearts" were killed in a crash with a truck minutes after they were married.

Britain's Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein's crimes

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:12pm

Britain's Prince Andrew responded to intense media scrutiny of his links to Jeffrey Epstein by issuing a statement Saturday denying any knowledge of criminal behavior by his one-time friend who killed himself in a New York jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Nursing home shares adorable play on 'back to school' posts with residents

Camryn Justice, CNN  |  Posted Aug 24th - 4:54pm

It's back to school season and with it comes the Facebook trend where parents post pictures of their kids before their first day of the new school year, holding signs with their grade and details about them to remember as they grow up.

Texas man accused of fatally shooting boss after being fired

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:26pm

Authorities allege a 22-year-old suburban Houston man fatally shot his boss after being fired.

National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:16pm

National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.

Appeals judge in Georgia dies; DA says homicide unlikely

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:31pm

An appeals judge in Georgia was found Saturday shot dead behind his Albany home, but officials do not believe it was a homicide.

Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed by dogs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:42pm

A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike.

12-year-old boy shot at Georgia elementary school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:39pm

A 12-year-old boy has been wounded in a shooting at an elementary school in Georgia and another child is in custody.

Oregon defends past nonunanimous jury verdicts to high court

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:36pm

Oregon's criminal justice system would be "overwhelmed" if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in an upcoming case that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional, the state's attorney general has told the court.

Authorities: 2 killed, 20 injured in Nevada mine bus crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:15pm

Authorities in rural northeastern Nevada say a mine bus collided head-on with a tractor-trailer rig Saturday, killing two people and injuring others.

Fonnesbeck appointed District Court judge in northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:00pm

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed a Juvenile Court judge and former public defender to fill a District Court vacancy in northern Utah.

Report: Lawmaker accused of misconduct won't seek reelection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:50am

A Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct has told his Republican colleagues that he won't run for reelection in 2020.

Man indicted for Texas shooting that killed 4 at kid's party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:21am

A South Texas man who along with his father are accused in the shooting deaths of four individuals at a toddler's birthday party in 2018 has been indicted on capital murder charges.

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 9:32am

Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:47am

Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis, bringing the number of children killed by gunfire in the city to at least a dozen since June.

Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

Lori Hinnant, David McHugh and Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:20am

The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo.