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Southern Baptists elect African-American to VP

Southern Baptists elect African-American to VP

The nation's largest Protestant denomination has chosen an African-American to serve as its No. 2 officer in an historic election.

LA chief confident in Giants fan beating arrest

LA chief confident in Giants fan beating arrest

Los Angeles' police chief expressed confidence Thursday that his investigators have arrested the right person as the prime suspect in the brutal beating of a San Francisco Giants fan at Dodger S...

Stocks edge higher on strong gas demand

Stocks edge higher on strong gas demand

Stocks edged higher Wednesday after a government report showed stronger demand for gasoline.

Jury hears tapes of polygamist discussing sex

Jury hears tapes of polygamist discussing sex

Prosecutors played two audio recordings Tuesday of a polygamist sect leader instructing his 14-year-old "spiritual wife" and several other young women on how to please him sexually, and thus win...

Lawsuit: BP took advantage of cleanup workers

Lawsuit: BP took advantage of cleanup workers

Three workers who helped BP in its oil spill cleanup efforts after last year's disaster accuse the oil giant in a federal lawsuit of denying them overtime pay and other benefits.

IMF pledges new efforts against economic threats

IMF pledges new efforts against economic threats

Soaring oil prices that threaten to worsen unemployment and poverty added a sense of urgency to talks Saturday among global financial leaders.

Western Ky. girl found dead after reported missing

Western Ky. girl found dead after reported missing

Police say a 9-year-old girl who was found dead in western Kentucky a few hours after she was reported missing was killed by multiple blows.

Convicted RFK assassin says girl manipulated him

Convicted RFK assassin says girl manipulated him

Convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan was manipulated by a seductive girl in a mind control plot to shoot Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and his bullets did not kill the presidential candidate, lawyers for Sirhan said in new legal papers.

NY man guilty in sex case; dog helped girl witness

NY man guilty in sex case; dog helped girl witness

An upstate New York man was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a girl for four years starting when she was 10, an ordeal the girl was only able to describe while testifying with a companion dog at her side.

A New Rhode Island Slogan Encounters Social Media’s Wrath

A New Rhode Island Slogan Encounters Social Media’s Wrath

The beach at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I. “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” a new slogan intended to help the state attract tourists and businesses, encountered a backlash on social media.

Trump Praises Manafort, Saying ‘Unlike Michael Cohen’ He ‘Refused to Break’

Trump Praises Manafort, Saying ‘Unlike Michael Cohen’ He ‘Refused to Break’

President Trump on Tuesday, the day his ex-campaign chief was convicted of fraud and his longtime lawyer pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations.

Man Arrested for Terror Threats on Los Angeles Bus

Man Arrested for Terror Threats on Los Angeles Bus

A report of a suspicious backpack that sent an explosives team to a Los Angeles bus has ended with a man accused of making terrorist threats and possessing a hoax device.

Senate votes down controversial House budget

Senate votes down controversial House budget

Joined by several moderate Republicans, Democrats controlling the Senate rejected a controversial House budget plan for turning Medicare into a voucher-like program for future beneficiaries....

Records: Neighbor confessed to killing Mo. Girl

Records: Neighbor confessed to killing Mo. Girl

A southeast Missouri man told authorities he suffocated a 3-year-old neighbor girl he found playing at his backyard swimming pool and then threw her body in a floodway ditch, court documents allege.

Israel’s Claims on Iran Divide Europe and U.S. on Merits of Nuclear Deal

Israel’s Claims on Iran Divide Europe and U.S. on Merits of Nuclear Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, left, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday in Tel Aviv. The prime minister briefed Mr. Pompeo about the details of his presentation during the visit.

Reputed Pagans leader jailed after Pa. drug raid

Reputed Pagans leader jailed after Pa. drug raid

The reputed national president of the outlaw Pagans Motorcycle Club was jailed after a state police SWAT team raided his Pennsylvania home and allegedly found cocaine and methamphetamine. ...


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