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Rep. Cummings remembered for friendship, fight for justice

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:24am

Officials and others shared condolences for Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died Thursday morning in Baltimore. Here are some reactions from their statements:

Marines correct ID of second man who raised flag at Iwo Jima

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:11am

The Marine Corps has corrected the identity of another of the men who were photographed raising the American flag at Iwo Jima during World War II.

ACLU says Census Bureau should stop driver license requests

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:01am

A civil rights group is asking state motor vehicle agencies across the U.S. to reject a request from the U.S. Census Bureau for drivers' license records, saying it is part of a scheme to reduce the political power of minority groups.

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:57am

The owner of a Las Vegas chapel where celebrity couples like Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have gotten married is staying wedded to her business.

Trump to tour Louis Vuitton facility before Dallas rally

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:25am

President Donald Trump is heading to the Lone Star State.

Grizzly cubs killed on Montana railroad tracks, deaths mount

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:24am

Two grizzly bear cubs have been killed on railroad tracks in northwestern Montana, driving the number of bear deaths toward last year's record level for the region.

Hotel ousts singer Gretchen Wilson following noise complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:18am

Country music star Gretchen Wilson, whose hit song, "Here for the Party," features the lyrics, "And I ain't leaving till they throw me out," was ousted from a New Mexico hotel over noise complaints.

Trump portrays Mideast as a bloody sandbox, maligns Kurds

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:00am

President Donald Trump is surfacing cultural stereotypes as he depicts the Middle East as a blood-soaked sandbox where people "play" violently because that's "what they do" in that part of the world.

Drought worsens across Southeast; 75M affected nationally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:59am

A drought affecting more than 30 million people across the Southeastern United States is getting worse.

UW board approves timeline for hiring next president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:56am

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees hopes to select its next permanent president by early March.

Salt Lake officer accused of relationship with parolee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:44am

A Salt Lake City police officer is accused of having a sexual relationship with a parolee.

Coast Guard seizes $92M of cocaine, brings it to San Diego

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:31am

Cocaine valued at an estimated $92 million was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard from boats in the Pacific Ocean has been brought to San Diego.

Northern Ireland border communities anxious amid Brexit deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:20am

At the borders between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, people are coming out in force, insisting that negotiators remember them as they thrash out a deal on Britain's departure from the European Union, which many fear could reignite tensions.

Veteran Democrat Maloney to take over Cummings panel for now

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:14am

A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired.

The Latest: Sondland distances himself from Trump actions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:31am

The Latest on expected testimony by U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland (all times local):

US envoy to tell Congress he was 'disappointed' Trump told him to work with Giuliani on Ukraine, disagreed with decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:30am

US envoy to tell Congress he was 'disappointed' Trump told him to work with Giuliani on Ukraine, disagreed with decision.

A gusty Northeast cleans up after storm for the record books

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:09am

A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds Thursday hampered efforts to clean up and restore power.

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:45am

A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will hit the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with wind and rain, forecasters said Thursday.

Police: Secret videos of female athletes posted to porn site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:43am

Police say female athletes were secretly recorded while changing and showering at a South Carolina Christian college, and now some of those videos have been posted online.