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Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:04pm

Billionaire tech innovator Elon Musk’s latest idea is to create a website that rates journalists and news organizations based on their credibility.

Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:59pm

President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle the ongoing special counsel probe.

The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:37pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):

Trump's shifts on NK, guns, health care create whiplash

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:33pm

From "Little Rocket Man" to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said Friday, "Everybody plays games."

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:29pm

"Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track.

USC president has agreed to step down amid sex scandal involving school gynecologist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:29pm

USC president has agreed to step down amid sex scandal involving school gynecologist.

Rescuers recover vehicle from Selway river, no bodies inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:20pm

Rescuers have recovered a sport utility vehicle from the upper Selway River in the Idaho backcountry, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings says none of the four hunters missing since the crash earlier this week were inside.

Agency: Power lines touching trees caused 4 California fires

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:11pm

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that came into contact with trees caused four Northern California wildfires that burned across more than 14 square miles last fall and incinerated 134 buildings, state fire officials said Friday.

Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fight

Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:07pm

President Donald Trump has spent recent weeks publicly hammering Congress to crack down on "legal loopholes" he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally. But behind the scenes, Trump has shown little interest in jumping into an intensifying Capitol Hill debate over immigration legislation that many believe is unlikely to ever reach his desk.

Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault proceedings

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:07pm

The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

The Latest: Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:51pm

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

Florida ban on smokable medical pot ruled unconstitutional

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:47pm

Florida's ban that prevents medical marijuana patients from smoking their cannabis has gone up in smoke.

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:37pm

An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives.

Attorneys seek later trial date in Alaska cruise ship death

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:34pm

Attorneys are asking a federal judge to delay until next May the trial for a Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska last summer.

The Latest: Girl critical after Indiana school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:29pm

The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):

California law allowing life-ending drugs halted, for now

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:20pm

A California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives has been put on hold — at least for now.

Trump accuses Dems of 'rooting against' NKorea talks

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:13pm

President Donald Trump on Friday accused Democrats of "rooting against" upcoming nuclear talks with North Korea, and said his political opponents were trying to coddle gang members.

Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:09pm

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a trio of executive orders to overhaul the federal bureaucracy by making it easier to fire federal workers for poor performance and misconduct, requiring that departments and agencies negotiate better union contracts and limiting the amount of time certain federal workers can spend on union business.

Driver rams into 3 on Portland, Oregon, sidewalk; 1 critical

Gillian Flaccus and Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:39pm

A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said.