Dan Elliott and Kathleen Foody, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 6:01pm
Frank Rzucek Sr. leaned forward in a Colorado courtroom, weeping with his face in his hands as his son-in-law, just feet away, was told Tuesday he could face the death penalty if convicted of killing Rzucek's daughter and two granddaughters.
Ryan Foley, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:44pm
A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield, authorities said Tuesday.
Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:43pm
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the illegal payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:38pm
A federal judge in two of Illinois' highest profile cases has been removed from hearing all his criminal cases after it was revealed he exchanged emails with an employee at the U.S. attorney's office in which he commented on and joked about one of his trials in progress at the time.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:33pm
Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores Tuesday to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from a powerful and erratic hurricane expected to churn close to the islands or directly over them.
Dustin Weaver and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:31pm
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday said he views Roe v. Wade as settled law, according to Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, but the answer did little to mollify Democrats who say he would restrict abortion access from the bench.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:31pm
Paul Manafort stood stoic and unblinking, his hands clasped in front of him, as a court clerk read off eight guilty counts against him — a list of offenses that could send President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman to prison for more than a decade.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:11pm
Montana's governor is standing by his recent comments that he'd support a ban on some semiautomatic weapons, saying Tuesday that it's one of several measures that should be considered to curtail gun violence.
Martha Waggoner and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 4:51pm
Protesters at North Carolina's flagship university took advantage of a non-confrontational police response to topple a century-old Confederate statue that's long been the target of critics who say it symbolizes racism.
Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 4:49pm
Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 4:30pm
Video of a young black girl walking dejectedly out of a New Orleans area Catholic school in tears after being told her hair extensions violated school policy prompted thousands of social media comments Tuesday— many expressing puzzlement or outrage.