8,000 Disneyland tickets stolen from youth farming group

Authorities say thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:38 am AKDT

'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 2:32 am AKDT
Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisis

Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisis

The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:52 pm AKDT
The Latest: Cosby defense loses 5th bid for mistrial

The Latest: Cosby defense loses 5th bid for mistrial

The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:12 am AKDT
Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:23 pm AKDT
FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:02 pm AKDT

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:52 am AKDT
Alabama mayor: 'Poop train' finally empty; sludge gone

Alabama mayor: 'Poop train' finally empty; sludge gone

An Alabama mayor says the last train car full of New York City sewage sludge that has stunk up her town has finally been emptied.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 4:52 am AKDT
Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 3:42 am AKDT
Teachers use social media in US uprisings, fight for funding

Teachers use social media in US uprisings, fight for funding

The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:21 pm AKDT
Cosby defense loses 5th bid for mistrial

Cosby defense loses 5th bid for mistrial

Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:02 pm AKDT

With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

How can you sleep at night? With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify to Congress about sex-abuse cases.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 2:41 pm AKDT
California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:01 pm AKDT
Doctor who treated Prince pays $30K for illegal prescription

Doctor who treated Prince pays $30K for illegal prescription

A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:42 pm AKDT
Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:23 pm AKDT
Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplants

Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplants

Study suggests warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve organ transplants.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:23 am AKDT

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:13 am AKDT

US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

US health officials propose steps to improve the government's oversight of medical devices.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:10 am AKDT

Spouses can boost early detection for melanoma patients

Married patients with melanoma are slightly more likely to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than unmarried patients.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:13 am AKDT
Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 10:30 pm AKDT
The Latest: Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

The Latest: Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:12 am AKDT
The Latest: With family OK, firefighter moved to help woman

The Latest: With family OK, firefighter moved to help woman

A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says his wife gave him the OK to aid a woman who had been partially blown through a damaged window.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:17 am AKDT
Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:21 am AKDT

Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:12 am AKDT

Protesters want release of frat video deemed racist, sexist

Protesters at New York's Syracuse University have demanded that the school release video showing racist and sexist behavior by members of a now-suspended fraternity.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:12 am AKDT

Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted of murder.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 12:31 pm AKDT
NASA's Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

NASA's Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is back on the pad for another shot at launch.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:35 am AKDT
Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 5:58 am AKDT
Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 12:53 pm AKDT
A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:51 am AKDT
420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and universal slang for smoking weed.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:21 pm AKDT
Mower, tooth in a box, Vishnu doll in New Jersey beach trash

Mower, tooth in a box, Vishnu doll in New Jersey beach trash

A New Jersey environmental group's list of trash its volunteers picked up from the state's beaches includes plenty of bizarre items.

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 9:20 am AKDT

Minnesota firehouse opens doors during blizzard for prom

Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 2:38 am AKDT
Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and they're weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:41 pm AKDT
Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:01 pm AKDT
Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:21 pm AKDT

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:21 am AKDT
Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:01 pm AKDT
'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:01 pm AKDT
The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 4:51 pm AKDT

Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:51 am AKDT

Trump administration defends Obama's Atlantic monument

The federal government wants to judge to toss a lawsuit from fishermen trying to eliminate former President Barack Obama's Atlantic Ocean monument.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:00 am AKDT
Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:40 am AKDT
Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:15 am AKDT
The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:04 pm AKDT
Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

A New Mexico bank executive who died on Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated the mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious sides together.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:11 am AKDT
Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

Snowmelt is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks in much of northern Montana.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 2:41 pm AKDT

Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 1:55 pm AKDT

Proposed Illinois ban on youth tackle football dead for now

The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football tells The Associated Press the measure lacks the votes to pass this session.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:04 am AKDT

Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

A federal judge will hear arguments in the case of an immigrant high school poet who is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:11 am AKDT
The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:01 am AKDT

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:33 am AKDT
Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:34 am AKDT

Confederate flag-bearing trucks park outside Michigan school

Pickup trucks bearing Confederate flags have been parking across from a high school central Michigan, leading some students to counter-protest against racism and bigotry.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:52 am AKDT

Northwest high-voltage transmission lines OK'd by officials

Federal officials have approved routes for two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho intended to modernize the Pacific Northwest's energy grid.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:01 am AKDT

School shooting survivor calls for investment firm boycott

A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school is calling for a boycott of two of what he calls the biggest investors in gun manufacturers _ BlackRock and The Vanguard Group.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:31 am AKDT
'Poop Train' full of NYC sewage raises stink in Alabama town

'Poop Train' full of NYC sewage raises stink in Alabama town

'It smells like death:' Alabama endures 'poop train' rolling into town from New York City.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 8:21 pm AKDT
California city sued over vote to opt out of 'sanctuary'

California city sued over vote to opt out of 'sanctuary'

Residents in the tiny Southern California city of Los Alamitos are suing following a vote by elected officials to exempt the community from a state law limiting police collaboration with immigration authorities.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:31 am AKDT

Arkansas judge again demonstrates against death penalty

An Arkansas judge prohibited from hearing execution cases has again demonstrated against the death penalty outside the governor's mansion, laying down on a cot in a scene identical to the protest that prompted his disqualification last year.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:41 am AKDT
Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in search of shorter or quicker routes.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 3:51 pm AKDT
Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:22 pm AKDT
APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition

APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition

A former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request says she fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose an alleged network of pedophiles.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 8:41 pm AKDT

Organs from drug overdoses could help transplant shortage

Overdoses are fueling organ donations and new study offers reassurance that they can be an appropriate option for some transplant candidates.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 2:04 pm AKDT
Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 8:21 pm AKDT
Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 8:40 pm AKDT
Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

Building on Obama-era policy, Trump administration sees medication-based treatment as key to lowering overdose deaths from opioids.

Sunday, April 15th 2018, 9:38 pm AKDT
Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

Authorities say a man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition, and told police he had driven from his Colorado home to see the singer who was not there at the time.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 2:52 pm AKDT
APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:02 pm AKDT
Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".

Monday, April 16th 2018, 12:18 pm AKDT
George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:42 pm AKDT
Killing of police officer renews calls for death penalty

Killing of police officer renews calls for death penalty

The killing of a Massachusetts police officer has some Republicans calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:05 pm AKDT

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 3:52 pm AKDT
Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.".

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:40 am AKDT
New Mexico mourns bank executive killed on Southwest plane

New Mexico mourns bank executive killed on Southwest plane

Family, friends and community leaders in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines flight home from a business trip to New York.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:05 pm AKDT
Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 10:50 pm AKDT
Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 11:30 pm AKDT

Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 8:20 am AKDT
Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 6:35 pm AKDT

Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

Wyoming district spotlighted in guns-in-schools debate to vote on arming teachers.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 11:00 am AKDT
GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 8:12 pm AKDT
The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:41 pm AKDT
Possibility of Arizona teacher strike creates some confusion

Possibility of Arizona teacher strike creates some confusion

Arizona teachers are beginning to consider whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 4:43 pm AKDT
Rescue crews airlift hundreds stranded after Hawaii storm

Rescue crews airlift hundreds stranded after Hawaii storm

Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:01 pm AKDT

Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:54 am AKDT

Sandy Hook families file suit against Infowars' Alex Jones

The families of two children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have filed lawsuits against right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for claiming the shooting did not happen.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:20 am AKDT
Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months, making it among the deadliest in the U.S.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:21 pm AKDT

Melania Trump to take Japan's first lady to historic mansion

First lady Melania Trump will be taking her Japanese counterpart from one Palm Beach mansion to another.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:21 pm AKDT
Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 6:50 am AKDT
Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:30 am AKDT
South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US

South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US

South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 7:30 pm AKDT
Hawaii board delays decision on location for giant telescope

Hawaii board delays decision on location for giant telescope

A key decision on where to place a $1.4 billion giant telescope in Hawaii has been delayed.

Friday, April 13th 2018, 12:48 pm AKDT

Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two people so far.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 4:20 am AKDT
Richard Blystone, correspondent at AP, later CNN, dies at 81

Richard Blystone, correspondent at AP, later CNN, dies at 81

Richard M. Blystone, former Associated Press correspondent and one of the first journalists to join the CNN network, has died at 81.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 3:54 pm AKDT

AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:13 am AKDT
Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 4:20 am AKDT
The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

Bill Cosby has arrived for his sexual assault retrial, where prosecutors are building to a close in their case.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 4:50 am AKDT

Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:01 am AKDT

Special prosecutor appointed to defend Arpaio case ruling

A special prosecutor will be appointed to defend to a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case against former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio but did not erase his criminal record.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:05 am AKDT
NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

NASA's newest spacecraft is about to embark on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard.

Sunday, April 15th 2018, 10:48 am AKDT
The Latest: Police release call from Starbucks employee

The Latest: Police release call from Starbucks employee

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on May 29 for racial-bias education for employees.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:10 am AKDT