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Judge rules ex-South Carolina cop committed murder

Thu, 2017-12-07 10:54
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Thursday that a former South Carolina police officer committed second-degree murder when he shot an unarmed black motorist to death....
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Shame mingles with self-congratulation in Oscar season

Thu, 2017-12-07 10:54
NEW YORK (AP) -- In nearly every major Academy Awards category this year there's some trace of the sexual misconduct allegations that have swept through the movie industry....
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California wind, and fire danger, hits unprecedented high

Thu, 2017-12-07 07:54
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) -- Southern California has felt yellow wind, orange wind, and red wind. But never purple wind. Until now....
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A better mammogram? Huge study putting 3-D scans to the test

Thu, 2017-12-07 07:54
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray - and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer....
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Pantone picks deep purple 'Ultra Violet' as color of year

Thu, 2017-12-07 07:54
NEW YORK (AP) -- What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of "Ultra Violet," its color of the year revealed Thursday....
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On Jerusalem, Trump delivers for supporters at home

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:54
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to recognize the divided city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital may have triggered a worldwide chorus of critics but the president had his ears closely tuned to his supporters at home....
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'I defeated ISIS': Young scholar lived secret double life

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:54
The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear....
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AP Exclusive: Poor health and high expectations for Medicaid

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:54
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People on Medicaid are more prone to smoke, struggle with depression and obesity, or rate their own health as fair or poor. But that's not the whole story....
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Analysis: Palestinians dismiss US role after Jerusalem pivot

Thu, 2017-12-07 01:53
The dramatic U.S. policy shift on contested Jerusalem is seen by the Western-backed Palestinian leadership as a dangerous betrayal and game changer that is bound to propel them into a risky confrontation with the U.S. and Israel on the global stage....
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Mideast braces for fallout from Trump's move on Jerusalem

Thu, 2017-12-07 01:53
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Palestinians, Israelis and the wider Middle East are bracing for the fallout after President Donald Trump's seismic shift in recognizing the bitterly contested Jerusalem as the capital of Israel....
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Key events related to misconduct allegations against Franken

Thu, 2017-12-07 01:53
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Key events related to allegations of sexual misconduct by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken:...
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UN envoy meets North Korean foreign minister

Thu, 2017-12-07 01:53
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- A senior United Nations official on a rare high-level visit to North Korea held talks with the North's foreign minister on Thursday....
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Most vulnerable dying in 'America's Finest City'

Thu, 2017-12-07 01:53
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot....
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As Franken's support collapses, Democrats expect resignation

Wed, 2017-12-06 22:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- His once-promising political career in shambles, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appeared on the verge of resigning after fellow Democrats led by female senators abandoned him Wednesday over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct that are roiling Capitol Hill....
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NFL commissioner Goodell signs 5-year contract extension

Wed, 2017-12-06 22:53
NEW YORK (AP) -- Roger Goodell has signed a five-year contract extension to remain commissioner of the NFL through 2024....
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Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

Wed, 2017-12-06 19:53
CHICAGO (AP) -- Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer, especially with long-term use....
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Count the ways: How GOP tax plans would reward rich families

Wed, 2017-12-06 19:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Life may be about to get easier for people with rich parents. They can thank the Republicans' tax plans....
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On Jerusalem, Trump's view molded by powerful allies

Wed, 2017-12-06 19:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly two years ago, novice presidential candidate Donald Trump was booed by a group of influential Jewish Republicans when he punted a question about whether he backed Jerusalem as Israel's capital....
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Trump move on Jerusalem highlights Arab divisions

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:53
BEIRUT (AP) -- Muslims across the Middle East warned Wednesday of disastrous consequences after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but in a region more divided than ever, many asked what leaders can do beyond the vehement rhetoric....
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The Latest: GOP-led House passes NRA-backed gun bill

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on legislation intended to make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines (all times local):...
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