10:45 am, April 19, 2014

U.S. News

Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

Authorities seize Texas ranch belonging to polygamist group, imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

Fraternity shuts Ole Miss chapter after members accused of tying noose on integration statue

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years

Former inmate who robbed bank saying he was homesick for prison sentenced to 3½ more years

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:26pm EDT

War of words in Northwestern-athletes' union fight

Heated words in federal case between Northwestern, group trying to unionize college athletes

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Police: Mom drove into river trying to kill 3 kids

Father: Daughter called me, sons called 911 from sinking van after mom drove it into river

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:50pm EDT

US tells jury Egyptian imam pursued global terror

In opening, prosecutor tells US jury that Egyptian clergyman waged a global terror campaign

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:49pm EDT

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

Holder, speaking at Kansas memorial for 3 slain, calls hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:35pm EDT

Ky. jury says ex-priest should serve 15 years

Ky. jury recommends cancer-stricken ex-priest serve 15 years for teen sexual abuse conviction

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:54pm EDT

Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

Obama calls Biden 'one of the finest vice presidents,' but doesn't endorse him for president

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:36pm EDT

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Senate Democrats seek minimum wage boost to $10.10, but some workers would still be exempted

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Fund raises thousands for exonerated NYC man

Fund raises thousands for NYC man cleared of murder after 25 years; stranger set up campaign

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:09pm EDT

AP Photos: A close-up look at fracking

AP Photos: A fracking boom pushes Colorado's oil production to its highest level in 50 years

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:39am EDT

Defense says bombing suspect's family key to case

Defense says Boston Marathon bombing suspect's family is key to understanding what happened

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:52am EDT

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

NYC police dismantling some post-9/11 anti-terrorism efforts; 'A different tone' at the top

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 03:06am EDT

Armed robber was never told to report to prison

Convicted robber was never told to report to prison, lived productive life for 13 years

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 03:00am EDT

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver authorities eye 911 response time after woman slain while talking to dispatcher

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 01:14am EDT

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

Texas executes man for fatally stabbing 3 members of Corpus Christi family 13 years ago

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:11pm EDT

Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

Man charged with bringing backpack to Boston Marathon area to undergo mental health evaluation

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:06pm EDT

New SAT: What will those questions look like?

The new SAT: College Board offers a glimpse at the types of questions students might face

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:42pm EDT

Suspect found guilty in 4 Omaha shooting deaths

Suspect pleads no contest, is convicted of murder in 4 shooting deaths last summer in Nebraska

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 06:44pm EDT

Judge says flashing headlights is free speech

Oregon judge says flashing headlights to warn drivers of police presence is free speech

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:30am EDT

Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

Driver arrested in crash at Fla. day care that killed 4-year-old girl; bond set at $100,000

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:30am EDT

Detroit holds vigil for driver beaten by mob

Detroit holds vigil for driver beaten by mob after accidentally hitting child with truck

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:16am EDT

Feds: Sinaloa cartel member cooperating with US

Prosecutors: High-ranking Sinaloa cartel member pleads guilty, cooperates with US authorities

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:16am EDT

Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'

Lawyer: Teenage stabbing rampage suspect was 'like deer in headlights' after attack

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:12am EDT

Judge: California mistreating mentally ill inmates

Judge says pepper-spraying, isolation violate rights of mentally ill inmates in California

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 10:10pm EDT

PG&E offers $250K reward in California grid attack

PG&E offers $250K reward for information on attack on Silicon Valley phone lines, power grid

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:09pm EDT

Woman in shoe stabbing case describes killing

Woman convicted in fatal stiletto shoe stabbing says she defended herself during brutal fight

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:07pm EDT

Dad: Son overcame physical hurdles to join Marines

Dad says Marine killed at Camp Lejeune overcame physical hurdles to join the Corps

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 07:19pm EDT

Americas get front-row seat for lunar eclipse

North and South America get front-row seat for 1st eclipse of the year next Tuesday

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 06:14pm EDT

2-year-old may have been killed by stray bullet

Police investigating whether stray bullet from gunfight between 2 groups killed 2-year-old

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 06:08pm EDT

NC man sentenced to jail for sucking woman's toes

North Carolina man who sucked woman's toes at Wal-Mart sentenced to 60 days in jail

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 05:00pm EDT

'It's a Small World' turns 50 with sing-along

Disney celebrates 50th anniversary of 'It's a Small World' song with global sing-along

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Rough seas prolonged rescue of family, sick baby

Rescued California family's ordeal: critically sick baby on broken boat amid rough seas

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Murphy named AP news editor for Tenn., Kentucky

Brian Murphy, former bureau chief in Dubai, named AP news editor for Tennessee and Kentucky

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 11:42am EDT

California man confesses to 40 killings

California man suspected in contract killings tells investigators he killed 40 times

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 10:32am EDT

McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

Pressure mounts on Louisiana congressman; aide 1 of few with access to grainy 'kiss' videotape

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:26am EDT

Military releases name of Marine shot at NC base

Camp Lejeune releases name of Marine killed in apparently accidental shooting at NC base gate

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 07:04am EDT

Helicopter crashes on roof of New Mexico hospital

Helicopter crashes near landing pad atop University of New Mexico Hospital

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 06:26am EDT

Sailors recall rough seas during rescue of family

Sailors who helped rescue family with ailing child describe rough seas, battered sailboat

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:58am EDT

Islam critic: Brandeis turned honor into a shaming

Islam critic says Brandeis turned a planned honorary degree into a shaming instead

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:42am EDT

Smartphone trial judge annoyed by phones in court

Federal judge overseeing smartphone patents case can't get observers to turn their phones off

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 03:14am EDT

Survivor saw homes 'exploding' from mudslide force

Mother pulled from debris with infant son says she saw homes 'exploding' from mudslide's force

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 03:08am EDT

Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court

Gay rights supporters' winning streak will be tested in appeals court hearing in Denver

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 02:26am EDT

AP source: GOP chair pushes McAllister resignation

AP source: GOP state chair pushes McAllister resignation after he's videotaped kissing aide

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:46am EDT

UConn hoping to capitalize on championships

UConn hoping championships will turn into recruits, donations, support for education programs

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Victim's family testifies in shoe stabbing case

Victim's family, friends testify in punishment phase of fatal stiletto shoe stabbing trial

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 08:52pm EDT

NYPD commissioner: Officer died saving others

NYPD commissioner: Veteran officer who died in building fire gave life 'trying to save others'

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Nebraska city ready to enforce immigration rules

Nebraska city to begin issuing occupancy licenses as part of ordinance on illegal immigration

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Iowa State halts celebration after student hurt

Iowa State University halts annual celebration after student hurt amid rowdy crowd; 2 arrested

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:36pm EDT

Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

Obama shares in grief at Fort Hood memorial, reprising an all too frequent observance

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Anti-censorship awards go to White House, feds

Anti-censorship awards known as 'Jefferson Muzzles' given to government, White House

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Alaska's largest daily newspaper sold for $34M

Online newspaper Alaska Dispatch buys Anchorage Daily News for $34 million

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 04:40pm EDT
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