Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 8:01pm
A sheriff's deputy was killed in central Washington state and a police officer was shot and wounded after they exchanged gunfire with a road rage driving suspect, authorities said Wednesday. The driver was also shot and later died at a hospital.
Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 7:47pm
The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president to usher "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case.
Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 6:49pm
Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that had burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and led to concerns about air quality among some residents and environmental groups despite reassurances from officials that testing shows nothing amiss.
Jacques Billeaud and Terry Tang, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 6:44pm
A woman who operated a popular YouTube channel featuring kids is facing allegations she used pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children, and locked them for days in a closet at their home outside Phoenix, authorities said Wednesday.
Elliot Spagat, Associated Press | Posted Mar 20th - 6:28pm
Scheduling glitches led an immigration judge to deny a Trump administration request to order four migrants deported because they failed to appear for initial hearings in the U.S. while being forced to wait in Mexico.
Jeff Amy, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 6:01pm
A Mississippi jury awarded $250,000 in damages Tuesday to a woman jailed 96 days without seeing a judge, a case spotlighting how Mississippi still struggles to provide access to lawyers or bail to people jailed before trial.
Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 5:57pm
Accounts of Las Vegas police collecting bloody bullet fragments at hospitals and detectives tracing weapons purchases in five states were among the records released Wednesday from the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 5:46pm
An Englishman has died after the four-wheeler he was driving collided head-on with another all-terrain vehicle at a North Texas off-roading event known as "Rednecks with Paychecks Spring Break," a sheriff's official said Wednesday.
Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 5:45pm
The mother of a girl who was raped, murdered and dismembered testified Wednesday that she helped plot the attack and carry it out, telling her daughter before her death that "I can't help you anymore."
Laurie Kellman, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 5:29pm
Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain Wednesday, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.
Collin Binkley, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 5:13pm
Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Eric Tucker and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 5:09pm
As the special counsel investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign winds down, a new poll finds that most Americans are at least moderately confident that Robert Mueller's probe has been fair and impartial.