News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

Convicted priest remains free despite failing drug tests

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:43pm

A Connecticut priest convicted of selling methamphetamine won't be sent back to prison despite failing drug tests while on parole.

Sheriff: Video shows slaying suspect at Iowa store

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:42pm

Authorities have released new video of a Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida.

Bomb threats made at Ogden courthouse 3 times in 3 weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:40pm

A northern Utah courthouse has been evacuated over a bomb threat for the third consecutive Thursday.

Lecturer slams school for not backing Bush-tweet professor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:40pm

A Fresno State lecturer who says he was demoted after posting a tweet that Donald Trump "must hang" says the university president is again failing to defend academic freedom, this time over a professor who called former First Lady Barbara Bush an "amazing racist."

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

David Koenig and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:24pm

Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead.

Air National Guard punishes 3 for dinosaur hand puppet video

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:17pm

Three members of the Tennessee Air National Guard have been punished for a viral video that showed a guardsman use a dinosaur hand puppet while reciting her re-enlistment oath.

The Latest: Supreme Court delays planned Alabama execution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:14pm

The Latest on the scheduled execution of (all times local):

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:14pm

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation, a Trump attorney said Thursday.

Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:04pm

Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional.

Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:04pm

The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington, his lawyer said Thursday.

Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:52pm

President Donald Trump won't be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty that Trump often clashed with during his 2016 campaign.

Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:49pm

The federal government cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump's immigration enforcement policies, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

Arizona schools, parents plan for possible teacher strike

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:46pm

The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts, parents and education officials making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:43pm

Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.

Pompeo nomination picks up support of key Democratic senator

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:41pm

Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state received a boost Thursday with support from Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota as Republicans warned lawmakers not to reject President Donald Trump's choice for top diplomat ahead of North Korea talks.

Brother of man fatally shot by Sacramento police arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:32pm

Sacramento police have arrested the brother of an unarmed black man shot and killed by officers last month.

State auditor: California doing a poor job on homelessness

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:32pm

California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation's largest homeless population and needs to provide statewide leadership to address the problem, the state auditor said Thursday in a report that also singled out problems with homeless services in Los Angeles County.

State trooper accused of pulling women over to ask for dates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:30pm

A New Jersey State Police trooper accused of repeatedly pulling over women to ask them out on dates has been indicted.

Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:30pm

Authorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant and fatally shot two Florida deputies.