News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

Easter Sunday blasts kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka

Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:43am

At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.

Coal project near Bryce Canyon National Park draws lawsuit

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:35am

Environmental organizations are suing the Trump administration over the approval a coal-mining project near a national park in southern Utah.

As Russia probe began, Trump called on spy chiefs for help

Deb Riechmann and Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:39am

Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring of 2017, President Donald Trump picked up the phone and called the head of the largest U.S. intelligence agency. Trump told Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, that news stories alleging that Trump's 2016 White House campaign had ties to Russia were false and the president asked whether Rogers could do anything to counter them.

Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:33am

Justice Elena Kagan's father was 3 years old when the census taker came to the family's apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, on April 10, 1930.

A zookeeper suffered 'lacerations and punctures' in a tiger attack at Kansas zoo

Deanna Hackney and Dakin Andone, CNN  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:49pm

A zookeeper is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked Saturday morning by a tiger at the Topeka, Kansas, zoo.

Video caught woman dumping 7 puppies behind California store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:35pm

Authorities are trying to identify a woman captured by security cameras tossing seven newborn puppies into a dumpster in Southern California.

New evidence gets mistrial in Montana senator's nephew death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:09pm

The discovery of new evidence prompted a judge to declare a mistrial in the prosecution of a Spokane man charged with killing the nephew of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana in a sword attack, a newspaper reported.

Man convicted of murder in stabbing of St. George woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:07pm

A 29-year-old man faces up to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a St. George woman with a decorative sword in her apartment.

Sheriff's Office: 3 arrested in 3 killings in New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:06pm

The Valencia County Sheriff's Office says three suspects are in custody in the shooting deaths of three men at a home near Los Lunas early Saturday.

Netflix to launch all girl superhero animation series from Africa

Aisha Salaudeen, CNN  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:30pm

As part of its growing acquisition of content from Africa, Netflix has announced its first original African animated series - Mama K's Team 4.

Parole violator convicted of killing police dog during chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:16pm

A 30-year-old parole violator faces up to five years in prison when sentenced for killing a police dog, a crime that helped prompt lawmakers to increase the possible sentence in such cases.

Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:32pm

A New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday in a border community on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, authorities said.

George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:27pm

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the dating app Tinder.

Tourists, Easter worshippers lament closure of Notre Dame

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:49pm

Tourists, devout Catholics and others looked on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral Saturday, regretting that they couldn't get inside the magnificent monument on this Easter weekend because of the damage caused by a violent fire.

The Latest: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored at ceremony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:39pm

The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local):

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:31pm

By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.

Alaska marine pilots concerned about Royal Princess megaship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:17pm

Southeast Alaska marine pilots are concerned about the maneuverability of one of the four megaships cruise lines are expected to bring to the state this season.

Louisiana spring festival to feature Poverty Point

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:52pm

A spring festival in northeast Louisiana festival will celebrate will celebrate the Poverty Point World Heritage Site instead of sweet potatoes.

Louisiana spring festival to feature Poverty Point

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:51pm

A northeast Louisiana chamber of commerce says that starting next year, its spring festival will celebrate the Poverty Point World Heritage Site instead of sweet potatoes.

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:50pm

Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school's survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed.