UPDATE — Authorities: ‘Number of fatalities’ in Texas hot air balloon crash; toll unclear

UPDATE — Authorities: ‘Number of fatalities’ in Texas hot air balloon crash; toll unclear

LOCKHART, Texas — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authoritie...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


6 Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis

6 Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general’s office on Friday charged four current and two former state employees with misconduct i...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hi...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case

Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Fred...

July 27th, 2016 |  


It’s her party now: Ex-presidents handoff to Hillary Clinton

It’s her party now: Ex-presidents handoff to Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s her party now.Democrats’ historic handoff to Hillary Clinton has arrived with affection from one ex-preside...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Widow drove husband’s dead body during days-long ‘rolling wake,’ police say

Widow drove husband’s dead body during days-long ‘rolling wake,’ police say

A widow in Alaska drove her dead husband’s body on a days-long “rolling wake” along the state’s southeastern coast, stopping f...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Normandy church attackers inspired by Islamic State, says French president

Normandy church attackers inspired by Islamic State, says French president

PARIS — Two attackers backing the Islamic State stormed a village church during Mass in northern France on Tuesday, taking hostages and slitting...

July 26th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Bernie: Hillary ‘must’ be elected

DNC 2016: Bernie: Hillary ‘must’ be elected

PHILADELPHIA — Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the ...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


On their convention’s eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email

On their convention’s eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-look...

July 25th, 2016 |  


2 killed, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting

2 killed, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A shooting at a Florida nightclub early Monday morning killed two people and wounded at least 17, police said. The attac...

July 25th, 2016 |