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Motivational speaker Robbins' coal walk burns more than 30

June 24, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — More than 30 people who attended an event with motivational speaker Tony Robbins have been treated for burns after Robbins encouraged them to walk on hot coals as a way of conquerin... more »»

Report: Lead levels higher in Flint kids after water switch

June 24, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Flint children under the age of 6 had significantly higher blood-lead levels after the city switched its water source in 2014 to save money, according to report released Friday by U. more »»

The Latest: 100-plus homes damaged or destroyed in flood

June 24, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):

3 p.m.

West Virginia Gov. more »»

Atlas rocket launches for 1st time since March grounding

June 24, 2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's Atlas rockets are flying again, successfully launching a communications satellite for the Navy. more »»

Obama names Stonewall national monument; 1st for gay rights

June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama created the first national monument to gay rights on Friday, designating the site of the Stonewall riots in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement... more »»

After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights' grip on Congress

June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — How has the Orlando shooting slaughter affected the politics of gun control in Congress? A bipartisan House measure barring firearms sales to some suspected terrorists nicely... more »»

DOJ's refusal to turn over code complicates child porn cases

June 24, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — The Justice Department's refusal to disclose information about a software weakness it exploited during a major child pornography investigation last year is complicating some of its... more »»

Clinton's State Dept. calendar missing scores of entries

June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings with longtime political donors, loyalists, Clinton... more »»

Lewis drama in Congress taken from civil rights playbook

June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. more »»

Mom who killed kids in reincarnation case gets life

June 24, 2016

PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Mike Simpson cried as his wife was sentenced to life in prison for killing their children in their South Carolina hom. more »»

With tears and resolve, immigrants vow to keep fighting

June 24, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — After learning the Supreme Court deadlocked on an immigration plan that would protect her from being deported, Marta Gualotuna could barely speak through her tears. more »»

Acquittal of officer leaves Baltimore asking: What happened?

June 24, 2016

BALTIMORE (AP) — With no witnesses or video inside the metal compartment of a police van, it's likely no one will ever know what snapped the neck of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man left... more »»

Latest California wildfire burns buildings, spurs evacuation

June 24, 2016

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of homes burned to the ground as a wildfire raged over ridges and tore through rural communities in central California, authorities said. more »»

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

June 24, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, has died. He was 89. more »»

 
 
 

 

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