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Ruff day: 12-year-old dog rescued after falling into bay

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:10am

Call it Junior's lucky day.

Tennessee tourism launches new website to recruit retirees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 4:23am

Tennessee tourism officials are launching a website that aims to recruit retirees to settle down in the state.

Trump headed to Long Island to trumpet MS-13 crackdown

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 3:40am

Trumpeting his administration's crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump is traveling to Long Island to urge Congress to dedicate more funding to the fight.

White House tensions catch fire with Scaramucci interviews

Julie Bykowicz and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 2:58am

President Donald Trump's new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump's chief of staff to deny he's a "leaker" and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability.

Man charged with fatal Oakland warehouse fire seeks bail

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 2:07am

One of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter for last year's Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people is seeking his release from jail on bail.

Psychologists fight blame for CIA's interrogation tactics

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 1:41am

The two psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods used in the war on terror are battling with a civil liberties group over their responsibility for detainees being subjected to waterboarding and beatings following the Sept. 11 attacks.

Trump heads to New York towns hit hard by gang violence

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:30am

A wave of gang killings in New York's Long Island suburbs, many involving teenage victims, has caught the attention of President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to travel Friday to one of the towns hit hardest by the violence.

Republican Senators McCain, Murkowski and Collins vote against key health care amendment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:39pm

Republican Senators McCain, Murkowski and Collins vote against key health care amendment.

Teens bond over shared history of suffering from terrorism

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:13pm

Diana Macharia never knew Sri Lanka was an island shaped like a teardrop when she was growing up in Kenya. Now, after meeting fellow victims of terror from the tiny Asian country, its shape makes so much sense to her.

White House aide's tirade tests editors and producers

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:13pm

A presidential aide's explosion of profanity while talking to a reporter about his new White House colleagues tested newsroom leaders Thursday, forcing decisions about whether to use the graphic language or leave much of what he said to the imagination of readers and viewers.

New Jersey agrees to new quarantine rules to end Ebola suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:57pm

New Jersey agreed to put in place new rules regarding quarantines after a nurse who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak filed a lawsuit against the state, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.

The Latest: Scaramucci steps back from 'colorful language'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:21pm

The Latest on White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and his complaints about White House leaks to the news media (all times local):

US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:21pm

The United States is ordering relatives of American diplomats to leave the Venezuelan capital ahead of a polarizing vote planned for Sunday to start rewriting the country's constitution.

Christie: Public outcry over Beachgate 'hurt' family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:51pm

Gov. Chris Christie says public outcry over his decision to lounge with his family on a public beach that was closed during New Jersey's government shutdown "upset his children more than anything else" since he's been in office.

School board votes to drop high school's Confederate name

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:40pm

School board members voted Thursday night to rename a northern Virginia high school named for a Confederate general, ending two years of debate on the subject.

Texas executes man for killing woman in 2004 after break-in

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:37pm

A Texas prisoner was executed Thursday evening for killing a San Antonio woman after breaking into her apartment more than 13 years ago.

Officer dies after shot multiple times in Indianapolis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:21pm

A police officer died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis, authorities said Thursday.

Officials: Escaped inmate killed after standoff in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:11pm

Officials say a fugitive Louisiana inmate thought to have killed a person during his escape from prison has been killed in a standoff with officers.

The Latest: Mayor: Officer's death "shocking and tragic"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:11pm

The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in Indianapolis (all times local):