Denise Lavoie, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:50pm
The sister of a Virginia man who was fatally shot by police after he ran naked onto an interstate highway said Wednesday that the officer's body-camera video shows her brother was unarmed and "clearly in distress."
Matthew Lee and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:36pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization."
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:36pm
The effort to build the Obama Presidential Center in a park on Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama's political career began cleared its biggest hurdle yet Wednesday when the City Council signed off on the proposal.
Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:32pm
Describing gang violence inflicted by MS-13 members in chilling and gruesome detail, President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to make "radical" changes to U.S. aid practices by withholding government assistance from countries whose citizens enter the United States illegally.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:28pm
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a permanent security clearance, allowing him access to the nation's most closely held secrets, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
David Klepper, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:26pm
Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principals when it comes to education, health care, equality and the environment, Hillary Clinton told a friendly crowd at the New York state Democratic convention on Wednesday.
Federal agents searched former Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's southwest Ohio home and a nearby storage unit Wednesday, apparently part of an investigation into the money behind his international travel and lavish lifestyle while serving as one of the state's most powerful politicians.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:16pm
President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise suspicions about the probe that has dogged his presidency almost since the start.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:14pm
A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill.
Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:09pm
Recordings of emergency calls after a fatal cougar attack in Washington state last weekend detail how dispatchers calmly struggled to figure out exactly where the surviving victim was — and how worried he was about his friend.