CLEVELAND (AP) — The art of the coronation has taken something of a beating at the Republican National Convention. Nevertheless, Donald Trump now has the crown — and a final chance to summon unity from the party's restive ranks in the ritual's closing days.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his decision on Twitter Friday morning, capping a frenzied 24 hours of speculation about his choice.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both called off political events Friday, hours after five police officers were killed in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other states.
DALLAS (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other states, authorities said. It appeared to be the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement since the 2001 terrorist attacks.
ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman in a passing vehicle opened fire on an Atlanta area police officer on routine patrol, firing multiple shots before he was apprehended after a short car chase, Roswell police said early Friday. No one was hit by the shots, they said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' law officers will work in pairs until further notice because of the killings of five Dallas law enforcers during a mass shooting Thursday night.
Here’s another reminder to eat more fish. Research shows that regularly eating seafood was linked to a lower risk of brain changes typical of Alzheimer’s, especially in those at higher risk of the disease, according to a new report.
NEW YORK (AP) — Morley Safer, the veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in changing Americans' view of the war, died Thursday, ac…
Washington area native, Kate Harding, will be holding a collaborative exhibit in Brooklyn this month. Kate send out the following note with the press release for that show:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president — and finally during his 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease — has died. She was 94.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word on their children.
MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died i…
MILTON, Fla. (AP) — The search for a Missouri couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended in a shootout in the Florida Panhandle early Friday that left the man dead and the woman wounded, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market.
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Marine helicopters collided off the Hawaiian island of Oahu with a total of 12 people on board and a search was underway Friday, military officials said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Asthma rates in U.S. children have quieted down after a decades-long increase, a government study found, and researchers are trying to pinpoint reasons that would explain the trend.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Activists are planning a Black Lives Matter demonstration that they say could bring hundreds of protesters to the Mall of America on the day before Christmas Eve.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Wearing a dress blue uniform, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faced a military judge Tuesday for the first time since the U.S. Army decided to proceed with a military trial that could result in a life sentence for his disappearance in Afghanistan in 2009.
SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more astounding feat, it landed the 15-story leftover booster back on Earth safely.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The packed sidewalks on the Las Vegas Strip became a scene of horror as a woman deliberately plowed her car into groups of partiers and tourists, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments Friday over whether to continue blocking an anti-abortion group from releasing recordings that it secretly gathered at annual meetings of the National Abortion Federation, an abortion providers' association.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest, have been ordered closed due to an electronic threat Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first 911 caller reported seeing a man walking down a street shooting a gun in the air. Authorities said they received five more similar calls from witnesses alarmed by what they saw.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago — a year before one of them came to the U.S. on a fiancée visa — and discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.
NOVATO, Calif. (AP) — A cat that was missing for more than eight years has been reunited with her family thanks to a man who took her to an animal shelter.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chuck Williams, who founded the Williams-Sonoma empire and ushered in an era of aspirational culinary retailing, has died. He was 100.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and their aides should use the tunnels between congressional buildings and take other precautions, but there are no specific threats against the Capitol following the Paris terrorist attacks, the police agency that provides security for Congress said in a memo to …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will not run for president in 2016, he said Wednesday, ending a months-long flirtation with a third White House campaign and setting him on a glide path toward the end of his decades-long political career.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said Monday that a U.S. cargo ship carrying 33 people that has been missing since it encountered high winds and heavy seas from Hurricane Joaquin sank, but that planes and ships will continue searching for the missing crew.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars appears to have flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that could have major implications for the possibility of life on the red planet.
MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by a man described as a disgruntled station employee. The man recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media as he fled the scene.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says some customers have complained that a talking toy included in recent Happy Meals uses curse words.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With protracted emotional debates and raucous protests behind them, South Carolina officials were preparing Friday to quietly and quickly remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse where it has flown for more than a half-century.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
Former Labadie resident Elsie Shemin-Roth, who now lives in Webster Groves, will travel to the White House June 2 to accept the Medal of Honor on behalf of her father, the late Sgt. William Shemin, for his heroic actions during World War I.
Republicans need to remain unified if they want to win the presidency in 2016, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, told Franklin County Republicans Friday during the annual Lincoln Day Banquet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't prosecute former a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence police are looking for a man and woman suspected of being involved in a shooting near the University of Kansas campus that wounded three people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has rejected the insanity defense of a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man.
Citizens stressed the importance of protecting drinking water during a public hearing Tuesday on Ameren’s proposed new state operating permit for the Labadie coal-fired power plant.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Eddie Ray Routh spoke of insanity, anarchy and the apocalypse when police tried to arrest him after the shooting deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend.
Presiding County Commissioner John Griesheimer told an aide to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., that the county commission opposes efforts to have the Bend Road bridge near Pacific designated as a historic structure.