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Hamas rejects U.S., Israeli 'conspiracies,' says 'all options are open'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 11:14am

Hamas rejects U.S., Israeli 'conspiracies,' says 'all options are open'.

Reports: Fotis Dulos, accused of killing his wife, is dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 11:00am

A Connecticut man charged with murdering his estranged and missing wife has died, according to reports Tuesday.

Indiana woman appealing conviction in fatal school bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:58am

An Indiana woman convicted in a crash that killed three children who were crossing a highway to board a school bus is appealing her conviction, contending that the tragedy was “just an accident and not a crime," her attorney said Tuesday.

Artist, 84, dies after being hit by car in northern Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:46am

An artist known for work depicting his native Bolivia has died after being struck by a car in northern Virginia.

US beefs up screening of travelers for new virus from China

Lauran Neergaard and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:35am

U.S. health officials are expanding their checks of international travelers for signs of a worrisome new virus from China, even as they say the risk to Americans so far is very low.

Woman sues Universal for shock, but resort blames her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:31am

A woman who claims she suffered an electric shock at a Universal Orlando water park last year has filed a lawsuit, but the theme park resort is blaming the woman for negligence.

Kobe Bryant leaves lasting impact on women's basketball

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:27am

Kobe Bryant always had an interest in women's basketball, one that he shared with many in the sport even before his daughter Gianna started excelling at the game.

'Palm Springs' sets a Sundance record in $17.5M sale

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:26am

The “Groundhog Day”-esque comedy “Palm Springs,” by Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island, has set an acquisition record at the Sundance Film Festival by 69 cents.

Trump team wrapping up trial defense as senators mull Bolton

Eric Tucker, Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:59am

President Donald Trump's legal team neared the end of his impeachment trial defense Tuesday, arguing that presidents cannot be removed from office over “vague" allegations of misconduct. But most attention was on the separate turmoil over whether trial witnesses will be summoned.

New MSU student from Iran sent home after landing at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:44am

U.S. authorities declined to admit an Iranian graduate student after he landed at an airport to start classes at Michigan State University, an attorney said.

New pressure on Prince Andrew to help Epstein investigation

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:42am

The pressure on Britain’s disgraced Prince Andrew increased Tuesday after the revelation by U.S. authorities that he has failed to cooperate with the FBI’s investigation into his ties with the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Authorities: Florida boy, 9, stabs younger sister with knife

Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:14am

A 9-year-old boy was taken into custody after he stabbed his 5-year-old sister with a kitchen knife because he said he wanted her to die, authorities in Florida said.

Judge frees NFL star Antonio Brown from house arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:13am

A Florida judge freed NFL free agent Antonio Brown from house arrest Tuesday, allowing him to travel freely as he awaits trial on charges that he attacked the driver of a moving truck.

Sandy Hook denier charged with having victim's dad's ID info

Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:07am

A Florida man who repeatedly harassed parents of shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested for possessing the identification of one of the parents, authorities said.

Cleanup begins at Alabama marina where fire killed 8

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:01am

Officials were trying to contain environmental damage Tuesday at an Alabama marina where eight people died in a fire that destroyed dozens of boats.

What to know before filing in year 2 of Trump tax plan

Sarah Skidmore Sell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:49am

It’s that time again. The IRS began accepting and processing tax returns for individuals on Monday.

Appeals court throws out Arizona ballot harvesting law

Bob Christie and Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:23am

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a 2016 Arizona law that bars anyone but a family member or caregiver from returning early ballots for another person violates the Voting Rights Act and the Constitution.

Bill advances that could aid Collins challenge to Loeffler

Jeff Amy and Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:01am

An effort to require party primary elections for a Georgia U.S. Senate seat now held by Kelly Loeffler is advancing.

Authorities ID man who saved baby during Texas mass shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:42am

A person who was seen on surveillance video saving a baby during last year's mass shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people has been identified as a then-homeless man who was living in a makeshift camp near the store, police said.