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Driver survives plunging 700 feet off California roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:52pm

A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival.

Trump-Macron tree faces at least 2 years in quarantine

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:51pm

The oak sapling that was a gift to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine.

Medical group says many migrants killed in Libya escape

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:50pm

Doctors Without Borders says over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya and there were numerous deaths and injuries.

Giuliani: Briefing may prompt calls to end Russia probe

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:47pm

President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

Judge denies Manafort motion to throw out charges of lying

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:47pm

A federal judge on Friday rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's attempt to have some of the criminal charges against him thrown out.

Trump: Melania 'doing great' after recent kidney treatment

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:45pm

President Donald Trump says his wife is "doing great" nearly two weeks after kidney treatment.

The Latest: Lawyer: Man took plea deal due to frail health

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:38pm

The Latest on a plea deal in a child rape case in California. (all times local):


Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:35pm

"Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track.

The Latest: Officers seal off street after school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:33pm

The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):

Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:29pm

The family of one of the students killed in a Texas high school shooting filed a lawsuit against the alleged gunman's parents, claiming the shooter's father didn't properly secure the weapons and were negligent in entrusting him with firearms.

Lawyers for abused girls to get 40 percent $6.75M settlement

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:25pm

Lawyers for two young sisters who were sexually abused by their parents while in foster care deserve 40 percent of the $6.75 million settlement they reached with New Hampshire's child protection agency, a judge ruled Friday.

At Harvard, Clinton warns of threats to American democracy

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:23pm

Hillary Clinton implored a crowd at Harvard University on Friday to stand up for "the truth, facts and reason" as attacks on the rule of law, free press and elections threaten to undermine American democracy.

Man charged in death of Utah teen he was 'obsessed' with

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:22pm

A 24-year-old man has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of a 15-year-old Salt Lake City girl police say he was obsessed with and wanted to marry.

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:16pm

A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

The Latest: Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:07pm

The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):

US seeks forfeiture of illegally imported Syrian mosaic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:04pm

The U.S. government has filed an asset forfeiture complaint involving an ancient mosaic believed to have been looted from war-torn Syria and illegally imported into the United States, where it was seized from a Southern California man.

Trump makes it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:04pm

President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct.

Police: Man detained in Portland, Oregon hit-and-run

Gillian Flaccus and Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:51pm

A hit-and-run driver struck three women walking on a sidewalk in downtown Portland, seriously injuring two of them, and police said Friday they had taken a man into custody within hours of the incident.

Police: 6-week-old baby seriously injured, parents arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:50pm

High bail has been set for the parents of a seriously injured 6-week-old baby in Connecticut who is not expected to survive.