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Divers hunt Oklahoma lake for boaters missing in fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:54am

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says divers are searching for two boaters missing since a collision that killed at least one other person on a central Oklahoma lake.

Crews find wreckage of small plane that crashed in Vermont

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:49am

Authorities say search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the woods in Vermont's Green Mountains.

Pompeo to lay out post-nuclear deal strategy to contain Iran

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:41am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for missing girls

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:19am

An inmate whose reported boasting in prison inspired police to dig for the remains of up to seven girls who have been missing for decades in suburban Detroit says he's not aware of any bodies at the site.

Pregnant woman, her father critically injured in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:46am

Authorities say a street shooting in Philadelphia has left a pregnant woman and her father critically injured on the day she was married.

New Jersey police officer performs C-section to deliver fawn

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:06am

A police officer in New Jersey performed an emergency cesarean section to deliver a fawn after its mother was struck and killed on a road.

Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:58am

When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills.

Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:42am

She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the knob and re-enter a world she worried would never feel safe or whole again. Then she crept down the hallway, toward the front porch where she stood the morning before to watch police cars screaming down the highway toward the high school, and imagined she'd never forget the screech of their sirens.

Funeral to be held for girl killed in school bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:10am

Family and friends are remembering a student killed when a school bus on a field trip collided with a dump truck in New Jersey.

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:49am

President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September.

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:14am

President Donald Trump is attending the swearing-in of the CIA's first female director.

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

Juan Lozano and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:48pm

An outgoing and "really funny" student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom, an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service and a substitute teacher who frequently hosted gatherings were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school.

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:06pm

Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman.

Coast Guard aids Canadian mariner whose vessel flooded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:03pm

The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles from the Big Island.

Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that killed kin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:56pm

A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members, police said.

Survivors of Texas massacre confront 'spiritual war zone'

P. Solomon Banda, Nomaan Merchant, and Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:50pm

Inside a packed church sanctuary, the seniors of Santa Fe High School and the prosecutor speaking to them confronted the challenges borne of the shooting that took the lives of 10 people at the school near Houston.

2018 midterms show start of Democratic scramble for 2020

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:50pm

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.

US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:48pm

The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit's imminent downgrade even as President Donald Trump presses ahead with a speedy U.S. exit from Syria.

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:47pm

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.