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  • Church gunman insists to jury that he is not mentally ill

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Dylann Roof spoke Wednesday for the first time to the jurors who will decide whether he should be executed for fatally shooting nin ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Charles Manson's cult left 7 dead and killed a dream, too

    LOS ANGELES – The seven grisly murders carried out by Charles Manson's disciples during the summer of 1969 did more than turn the hippie cult leader i ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Obama, Pence harden 'Obamacare' battle lines at Capitol

    WASHINGTON – Hardening battle lines for the brawl to come, President Barack Obama urged congressional Democrats to “look out for the American people” ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Official: Train derailment investigation could take days

    NEW YORK – It could take days before it is known why a Long Island Rail Road train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major transpor ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Trump uses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to cast doubt on U.S. intel case on hacking

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump is using WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to cast doubt on the U.S. intelligence community's case that Russia ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • Kansas Congressman grounds son for dabbing during swearing-in photo op

    WASHINGTON – A new Kansas Congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move resembling a sneeze during a photo shoot ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 8:47 am
  • Nikkei rises on weak yen but other Asian indexes mixed

    TOKYO – Asian shares were mixed Wednesday, as the Tokyo benchmark jumped in the first trading of 2017, helped by a weak yen. Other indexes lost some g ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Cruise company Carnival gets personal with concierge tech

    LAS VEGAS – What if your room on a cruise ship were to unlock automatically as you approach, or if the wait staff could bring your favorite cocktail b ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Search for Ohio plane that vanished will last until recovery

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland officials said the search for a plane carrying six people that disappeared last week over Lake Erie will continue until the airc ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Retreating after Trump tweet, GOP won't gut ethics office

    WASHINGTON – The new GOP era in Washington got off to a messy start Tuesday as House Republicans, under pressure from President-elect Donald Trump, ab ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Official: Manson alive amid reports he was hospitalized

    CORCORAN, Calif. – A California prison official said cult leader Charles Manson is alive fafter reports that he was hospitalized.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Ford cancels plan to build new Mexican plant, adds U.S. jobs

    FLAT ROCK, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. is canceling plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, and will invest at least some of the savings in ne ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • GOP drops weakening of ethics office, Trump challenges timing of changes

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans reversed themselves Tuesday and dropped plans to swiftly gut an independent congressional ethics board.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Toddler boy pushes fallen dresser off twin brother in viral video

    OREM, Utah – A 2-year-old boy in Utah has been caught on a nanny cam saving his twin brother by pushing a fallen dresser off him.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • House GOP votes to gut independent ethics office

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans have voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allega ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 9:01 am
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