Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:20pm
A strong Pacific storm dropped heavy rain Wednesday on a swath of coastal California, where thousands of people have been evacuated because of the threat of debris flows and mudslides from wildfire burn areas.
Curt Anderson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:18pm
A relatively high bond was imposed Wednesday in a case involving a student who brought a knife to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, one day after the same judge set a $500,000 bond for the brother of the shooting suspect for trespassing at the school.
Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:14pm
A former speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct in recent months.
Relatives, activists and Sacramento officials are questioning why police shot at an unarmed black man 20 times, killing him, when he turned out to be holding only a cellphone in his grandparents' backyard.
Jim Vertuno and Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:06pm
As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his devices to blow himself up. But police warned that he could have planted more bombs before his death, and they cautioned the city to stay on guard.
John Rogers, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:05pm
A history teacher who was videotaped telling his students that only dumb people join the U.S. military has been fired by the suburban Southern California school district where he has taught for more than 15 years.
Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:44pm
The tempest over President Donald Trump's congratulatory phone call to Vladimir Putin quickly grew on Wednesday into an uproar over White House leaks, sparking an internal investigation and speculation over who might be the next person Trump forces out of the West Wing.
Ben Nadler, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:14pm
South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying to eliminate the painful affliction.