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The Latest: US Gulf Coast braces for Alberto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:19am

The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):

The Latest: White House says Venezuela policy not changing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:19am

The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local):

Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:32pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The Korean leaders' second summit in a month Saturday saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their quickly arranged meeting appears to highlight a sense of urgency on both sides of the world's most heavily armed border.

Freed after 2 years, Utahn jailed in Venezuela returns to US

Joshua Goodman and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:50pm

Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 but soon found himself jailed and later branded as a spy, was set free Saturday.

US raises concerns about illnesses tied to synthetic cannabinoids

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:39pm

U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah.

Glass panel falls, kills worker at skyscraper site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:16pm

New York City has issued a stop work order at the construction site of one of Manhattan's tallest skyscrapers after a large glass panel fell, killing a security guard and injuring a construction worker.

Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shooting

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:04pm

An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom.

Monument honors famous WWI war dog Stubby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:59pm

A new monument in Connecticut honors service animals with a statue of one of the nation's most famous war dogs.

More evacuations ordered on Hawaii's Big Island as volcano activity intensifies

Nicole Chavez, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:46pm

Firefighters went door-to-door urging some residents of Leilani Estates on Hawaii's Big Island to leave as lava from the Kilauea volcano continued to flow, threatening more homes.

Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day with gravesite flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:14pm

Thousands of scouts have placed American flags on the graves of veterans in a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day.

Trump says talks with North Korea on summit going 'very well'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:06pm

Trump says talks with North Korea on summit going 'very well'

Dunford urges West Point graduates to embrace change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:53pm

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday to "embrace the constant changes" facing the military as the best route to success.

American freed from jail in Venezuela says he's 'overwhelmed with gratitude' to those who sought his release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:51pm

American freed from jail in Venezuela says he's 'overwhelmed with gratitude' to those who sought his release.

Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a 'very tough ordeal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:46pm

Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a 'very tough ordeal'

Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:25pm

President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters under the condition that the official not be named.

Man in custody after swastikas found painted on gravestones

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:41pm

Authorities in southwestern Illinois say a suspect is in custody after swastikas were found spray-painted on several homes and dozens of grave markers at a nearby cemetery.

US official says American Joshua Holt, held in jail in Venezuela for 2 years, has returned to U.S.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:13pm

US official says American Joshua Holt, held in jail in Venezuela for 2 years, has returned to U.S.

The Latest: Alabama declares emergency ahead of Alberto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:42pm

The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):

US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:37pm

Florida, Alabama and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.

Texas officer arrested in fatal shooting of off-duty deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:28pm

A Texas police officer is accused of fatally shooting his brother, who was a deputy sheriff, during what may have been a welfare check.