Jay Reeves, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 10:14pm
Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That's in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere across the South.
Harper Yeats dipped her tiny toes in the ocean for the first time in Charleston, South Carolina. She tasted her first solid food in Anchorage, Alaska. On Thursday, she'll mark yet another travel milestone with a stop in Vermont: She'll have visited all 50 states of the USA.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 5:37pm
Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday stressed the need for the judicial branch to remain independent, taking note of the tumultuous debate over the confirmation of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say that the high court makes mistakes when it yields to political pressures.
An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the firearms convictions against two Kansas men who mistakenly believed that a Kansas law can shield from federal prosecution anyone owning firearms made, sold and kept in the state.
Fay Abuelgasim, Suzan Fraser and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 4:42pm
Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country.
Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 4:04pm
President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to judgment and echoing the Saudis' request for patience.