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A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, murder

Dave Collins and Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:28am

What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.

Michael Brown's mother, attorneys to speak at Harvard panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:48am

The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University.

Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:39am

Fifty years ago Monday, Columbia University students angry about racism and the Vietnam War began a rebellion that fed a sense the country was in turmoil.

Police in Tennessee confirm that fourth person has died in shooting at Waffle House restaurant in Nashville

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:24am

Police in Tennessee confirm that fourth person has died in shooting at Waffle House restaurant in Nashville.

Judge fights for job after admitting to courthouse affair

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:09am

Massachusetts' highest court will decide the fate of a judge who admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse.

Nashville police say they are searching for suspect in Waffle House shooting that left 3 dead, 4 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:04am

Nashville police say they are searching for suspect in Waffle House shooting that left 3 dead, 4 injured.

Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:45am

Syracuse University announced Saturday that it has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:13am

The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):

Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:41pm

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living.

'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:55pm

"CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.

Police seek attacker in hate-crime NYC subway assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:49pm

Police are looking for a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and shirt who pushed another man onto New York City subway tracks while shouting anti-Hispanic slurs at him.

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:27pm

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

The Latest: Romney won't discuss Trump reelection

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:15pm

The Latest on the Utah Republican convention (all times local):

Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:31pm

Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary.

Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 6:24pm

Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the Greatest Generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a Houston church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family.

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:46pm

One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to the Senate for 41 years.

Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:24pm

A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday.

Body of deported veteran buried in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:57pm

For years, Marine Corps. veteran Enrique Salas sought to return to the United States after he was deported from Mexico.

Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:38pm

A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.

Iranian foreign minister wants 'respect' from US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:35pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the U.S. government of arrogance and belligerence, saying that Washington needed "a change in attitude" before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several U.S. citizens being held prisoner in Iran.