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Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching storm Lorena

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:01pm

Owners have pulled boats from the water and shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Tropical Storm Lorena bears down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area, predicted to arrive Friday at hurricane force.

No charges for mayor accused of misusing retirement fund

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:07pm

Utah County prosecutors will not file criminal charges against the Orem mayor who was accused of misusing his city retirement account.

Bernie Sanders says he's reached 1 million individual donors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:14pm

Bernie Sanders' campaign says that it has received contributions from more than 1 million individual donors and that it's the first in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field to do so.

Former fugitive couple plead not guilty to Arizona killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:37pm

A couple arrested after a 16-day escape from extradition to southern Arizona to face charges in a murder case have pleaded not guilty.

Officer drops appeal of suspension in black man's shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:52pm

A police officer is dropping his appeal of a three-day suspension over a confrontation with a black man whose shooting death prompted widespread protests in Baton Rouge in 2016.

Pence praises police officers in twist on White House visit

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:28pm

Vice President Mike Pence visited New York City police headquarters and heralded its football team for winning a recent national championship among public safety agencies.

The Latest: Arson not suspected in Wisconsin group home fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:28pm

The Latest on Wisconsin fire that killed three residents of a group home for mentally disabled (all times local):

Bill creating coin honoring Christa McAuliffe is approved

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:59pm

New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation is welcoming the passage of a bill that will create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe, the Concord High School teacher who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster 33 years ago.

Plea deal reached for Wisconsin fugitive who hid in bunker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:53pm

Attorneys have reached a plea deal for a former Wisconsin fugitive who hid out in a makeshift bunker for more than three years.

Man shot by police gang unit members in Memphis identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:48pm

Tennessee authorities have identified a man who was killed by deputies during an incident that also left two deputies injured.

Feds reverse decision ending immigrant medical relief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:41pm

The Trump administration has reversed its decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to defer deportation for medical treatment and other hardships.

Virginia GOP renews call for hearing on Fairfax allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:37pm

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are renewing their push to hold a bipartisan hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state's Democratic lieutenant governor.

US still seeks to extradite ex-Venezuelan spy master

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:26pm

The Trump administration says it is exploring ways to extradite a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling, even after Spain's National Court rejected a U.S. extradition request.

US expels 2 Cuban diplomats, citing 'influence operations'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:11pm

The U.S. is expelling two Cuban diplomats and is restricting travel of members of Cuba's permanent mission to the United Nations days before world leaders gather for the annual U.N. General Assembly.

2 die in motorhome, pickup collision in eastern Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:01pm

Authorities say two drivers were killed when a motorhome towing another vehicle and a pickup truck towing a travel trailer collided in eastern Oregon.

NJ man charged with terrorism offenses targeting landmarks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:01pm

A New Jersey man has been arrested on terrorism charges by authorities who say he researched landmarks in New York, Washington and Boston as potential terror targets.

Georgia congresswoman McBath says she won't run for Senate

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:55pm

Democratic congresswoman Lucy McBath says she won't run in either of Georgia's two U.S. Senate contests.

Fourth patient named in probe of veterans hospital deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:36pm

The family of a fourth patient is seeking answers as authorities investigate multiple suspicious deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia.

Mississippi sheriff sets policies amid racial profiling suit

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:07pm

A Mississippi county has settled a racial profiling lawsuit and its sheriff's department is setting policies that limit officers' use of race or national origin as a reason to stop and question people.