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The Latest: Testimony resumes at Chicago officer's trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:54am

The Latest on testimony in the murder trial of a white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager (all times local):

Southern Command nominee defends Navy record

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:36am

The Navy admiral nominated to lead U.S. Southern Command is defending his decision to attend a dinner party in Hong Kong sponsored by a defense contractor who later pleaded guilty to bribery and defrauding the U.S. military.

American expands inflight food options on domestic routes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:08am

American Airlines is expanding its inflight food options with the addition of a light and healthy Mediterranean menu.

Pills for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed, study says

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:07am

A new study says surgery isn't always needed for appendicitis and that antibiotics instead can often do the trick.

Lawsuit blaming schools for bullying, suicide can proceed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:07am

A wrongful death lawsuit accusing an Ohio school district of denying and covering up bullying of an 8-year-old boy who killed himself will be allowed to proceed.

Court suspends law license for SC prosecutor facing charges

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:01am

South Carolina's Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a prosecutor accused of embezzling money seized from drug defendants to pay for personal trips to Europe and the Galapagos Islands.

Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:00am

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation.

California attacks suspect probed in case of missing Texans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:52am

A man arrested on suspicion of beating a Southern California homeless man into unconsciousness and suspected in six other beating attacks — three of them fatal — is also being investigated in the disappearances of two of the suspect's Texas relatives.

Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:39am

With election season heating up, people in Utah can register to vote at a series of events on National Voter Registration Day.

US: Stoppage of US, Korea exercises cause readiness loss

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:38am

The general nominated to take command of U.S. and allied forces in South Korea says the decision to cancel several major military exercises on the Korean peninsula this year caused a slight degradation in the readiness of American forces.

WWII codebreaker buried in Nebraska with UK military honors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:37am

A 92-year-old woman has been buried in Nebraska with British military honors for a secret that she held for decades: her World War II service as a codebreaker of German intelligence communications.

US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:22am

The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's vice president, on allegations of corruption.  

Pregnant woman's killer testifies against former boyfriend

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:19am

A woman convicted of killing a pregnant North Dakota woman by cutting her baby from her womb is testifying in the trial of her former boyfriend.

Autopsy: Death of boy in DWI crash related to brain tumor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:17am

An autopsy concludes that the toddler whose ambulance overturned after being struck by a drunken driver died from complications of a brain tumor.

Trump address to UN overshadowed by messy domestic politics

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:15am

President Donald Trump aims to use his address to the United Nations to tout his rapprochement with North Korea and slam Iran, but his international agenda is being overshadowed by domestic political troubles.

US Treasury slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president's wife, inner circle, as US steps up pressure on Maduro

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:02am

US Treasury slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president's wife, inner circle, as US steps up pressure on Maduro .

Tennessee man shot with stun gun during arrest dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:58am

A Tennessee sheriff's office says man shot with a stun gun while being taken into custody has died.

Child shoots man while playing with gun left near toys

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:36am

Authorities say a child picked up a handgun that was left next to a pile of toy guns and shot a man at a Wichita home.

Ex-death row inmate could be free by 2020 in sisters' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:00am

A Missouri man who admitted to participating in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St. Louis bridge could be released as soon as 2020.

Twelve-year-old charged in older brother's stabbing death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:44am

Prosecutors in Minnesota have charged a 12-year-old boy in juvenile court in the stabbing death of his 16-year-old brother.