Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 5:40 AM AKST
DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 5:51 AM AKST
Florida starts hand recount in acrimonious US Senate race

Florida starts hand recount in acrimonious US Senate race

Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:41 PM AKST
Paradise is reduced to ash, but memories survive the flames

Paradise is reduced to ash, but memories survive the flames

Paradise, California, reduced to ash in deadly wildfire, was everything its name implies: charming, friendly and historic.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:41 PM AKST
The Latest: Investors drive up stock of utility eyed in fire

The Latest: Investors drive up stock of utility eyed in fire

Officials say they have contained almost half of a Northern California deadly blaze that razed a town and killed at least 63 people.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 7:20 AM AKST
Florida school massacre: Panel to look at medical response

Florida school massacre: Panel to look at medical response

Commission investigating Florida school massacre expected at hearing Friday to learn more about medical response to the rampage.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:55 PM AKST
Exhausted commuters point fingers after crippling snowstorm

Exhausted commuters point fingers after crippling snowstorm

The first snowfall of the season lingered in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 6:30 AM AKST
California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 9:02 PM AKST
Missing-persons list tops 600 in fire-stricken California

Missing-persons list tops 600 in fire-stricken California

At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:50 PM AKST
House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

The House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 9:10 AM AKST

Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans

A federal judge in Connecticut says thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue the military.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 8:29 AM AKST
Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

FAO Schwarz reopens 3 years after Fifth Avenue flagship store closed amid financial problems.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 9:20 PM AKST
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:49 PM AKST

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:39 PM AKST
Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:38 PM AKST
Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 10:29 AM AKST
Mrs. Obama says 'Access Hollywood' tape led her to speak out

Mrs. Obama says 'Access Hollywood' tape led her to speak out

Michelle Obama says she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech two years ago condemning President Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting a woman.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 12:29 AM AKST
Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty

Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty

Hundreds of fire survivors are camping in a Walmart parking lot as uncertainty hangs over them like smoke still clouding the sky.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 3:49 PM AKST
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 9:09 AM AKST

Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain

A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:29 PM AKST
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 6:19 AM AKST
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:39 PM AKST
As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:39 PM AKST
Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates

Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates

With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:59 PM AKST
FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

The FBI has created replicas of decoy heads used by prisoners to mount their infamous escape from Alcatraz Island in 1962.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 3:12 PM AKST
Winds that fanned Southern California wildfire diminish

Winds that fanned Southern California wildfire diminish

Winds that fanned a deadly, destructive Southern California firestorm are fading and more areas are reopening to residents.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:26 PM AKST

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' at Baltimore theater, causing panic

A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:19 PM AKST
Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires

Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires

A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation that its equipment may have sparked a deadly California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:20 PM AKST
Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 3:43 AM AKST
The Latest: Firefighter on California blaze struck by car

The Latest: Firefighter on California blaze struck by car

Cool weather is helping fire crews increase their containment of the Northern California deadly blaze that razed a town and killed at least 56 people.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 6:59 AM AKST
California fire has claimed 63 as missing list grows to 631

California fire has claimed 63 as missing list grows to 631

Hundreds of people are combing through the charred remains of towns incinerated by a Northern California wildfire that already has claimed 56 lives.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:49 PM AKST
Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie

Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie

Authorities say a homeless man who benefited from a GoFundMe page set up by a New Jersey couple they said helped them with a disabled car is now in custody.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 9:49 AM AKST
Witness: El Chapo got police escort after escape

Witness: El Chapo got police escort after escape

A former drug cartel member say his notorious boss got a surprise in 2001 when he broke out of prison and was met with a police escort in Mexico City.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:41 PM AKST
Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

Florida's bumpy recount election reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:09 PM AKST
Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:19 PM AKST
Police release 911 calls from warehouse shooting suspect

Police release 911 calls from warehouse shooting suspect

A set of 911 calls from a man who opened fire at an Albuquerque warehouse starts with him telling an officer that he is the one who shot his co-workers at the food distribution center, and that he had been hearing voices in his head.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 4:19 PM AKST

Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races

State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:29 AM AKST

NYPD shakes up sex crime unit after Weinstein, staffing woes

The New York City Police Department is shaking up its embattled special victims division.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 5:09 PM AKST

Study finds healthy group of polar bears in sea near Alaska

A study of polar bears in the Chukchi (chuk-CHEE) Sea between Alaska and Russia finds that the population is thriving for now despite a loss of sea ice due to climate change.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:29 PM AKST
Thousands warmly recall officer hailed as bar shooting hero

Thousands warmly recall officer hailed as bar shooting hero

Friends, family and colleagues mourn death of sheriff's deputy who raced into Southern California bar to exchange gunfire with man who killed 12 people before shooting himself.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:59 PM AKST
Prosecutor: Ohio suspects talked revenge vs. investigators

Prosecutor: Ohio suspects talked revenge vs. investigators

Two women who are the mothers of two suspects in the massacre of a family, and the grandmothers of the other two, have pleaded not guilty to misleading investigators.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:39 PM AKST
Fire claims popular recreation spots in Southern California

Fire claims popular recreation spots in Southern California

Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands popular for hiking, biking, swimming and impressive vistas.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:59 PM AKST

California recommends restrictions for popular pesticide

California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming babies brains.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:39 AM AKST
US officials report a record number of tick diseases

US officials report a record number of tick diseases

Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:12 AM AKST
Criticized deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

Criticized deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

The then-sheriff's deputy who was on campus during the Florida high school massacre didn't appear to answer an investigative panel's questions.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:25 AM AKST

Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations

Dartmouth College has been sued for allegedly allowing three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate students for years, including two who said they were raped.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 5:26 AM AKST

Hate-crime indictments returned in Kentucky grocery killings

A federal grand jury in Kentucky has charged a white man with three hate crimes in the shooting deaths of two African-Americans last month at a grocery.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:37 PM AKST
Father: Threats to driver won't bring justice for slain kids

Father: Threats to driver won't bring justice for slain kids

A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 9:29 AM AKST

South Dakota turkeys head to White House seeking pardons

A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 1:39 PM AKST

Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event

President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with troops who responded to a September fire at a public housing complex.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:19 AM AKST

Official: Alabama prosecutor wounded, ex-trooper was suspect

Authorities say a county prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:29 PM AKST
Man on trial for killing girlfriend's abusive Missouri mom

Man on trial for killing girlfriend's abusive Missouri mom

A woman whose mother for years made everyone believe her daughter was seriously ill testified Thursday that she talked her boyfriend whom she'd met online into coming to Missouri to kill her abusive mom.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:37 PM AKST

Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

A Texas prosecutor says a man convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 10:23 AM AKST
Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:24 AM AKST
WWII pilot's remains will join those of his son at Arlington

WWII pilot's remains will join those of his son at Arlington

The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II are coming home.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:54 AM AKST
Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost

Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost

Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to their lowest level since 2010.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:09 AM AKST

Police: Woman's car damaged in SpaghettiOs assault

Police are investigating an assault involving several cans of SpaghettiOs in Pittsburgh.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 10:49 AM AKST

Neo-Nazi's attorney calls ruling dangerous for free speech

The attorney for a neo-Nazi website's founder says a judge's decision to allow a lawsuit to proceed against his client is "dangerous for free speech.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:04 AM AKST
No charges in death of teen trapped in minivan

No charges in death of teen trapped in minivan

An Ohio prosecutor says no one will face criminal charges for the failed response to a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a minivan parked near his school.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:55 AM AKST
After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is denying allegations that he committed domestic violence.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:20 PM AKST

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 10:28 AM AKST
More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 9:29 AM AKST

Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side

The 18 North American cities that were not picked by Amazon for its new headquarters are bearing the rejection with a mix of reflection, disappointment and some optimism.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:40 PM AKST
Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex trafficking victims

Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex trafficking victims

A Connecticut sex trafficking ring is illuminating what advocates call the underreported scourge of male trafficking and the devastation it leaves behind.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:19 PM AKST

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

Federal safety board hearing into deadly Southwest Airlines flight will focus on jet-engine fan blades.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:49 AM AKST
Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 3:18 PM AKST

No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 7:38 AM AKST
PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line

PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line

A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire says it contacted a customer about a power line on her property.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 12:59 PM AKST
Mexican citizen executed in Texas for killings of wife, kids

Mexican citizen executed in Texas for killings of wife, kids

Attorneys for a Mexican citizen set to be executed in Texas for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children say his life should be spared because he's a 'bipolar, brain-injured' person who was severely abused as a child.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 9:08 PM AKST
Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt

Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt

After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:18 PM AKST
Mattis: War-trophy bells' return to help US, Philippine ties

Mattis: War-trophy bells' return to help US, Philippine ties

Mattis: Returning three war-trophy church bells to the Philippines will help cement ties between the countries.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 4:19 PM AKST
Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:38 PM AKST

Storm: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy road near Memphis

Authorities: 2 dead, several hurt as tour bus overturns on icy highway ramp south of Memphis as storm rakes parts of South with sleet, light snow.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:09 PM AKST
Accusers: 20-plus Ohio State staff knew concerns over doctor

Accusers: 20-plus Ohio State staff knew concerns over doctor

Twenty-nine more plaintiffs have joined a lawsuit against Ohio State University by alumni who say they're victims of sexual misconduct by a team doctor.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:09 PM AKST

The Latest: Dead identified in bus crash near Memphis

A coroner says two people are dead, several others injured after tour bus overturns on on icy Mississippi highway ramp south of Memphis, Tennessee.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 12:48 PM AKST

Experts: California wildfire is deadliest in last 100 years

Experts say the wildfire burning in Northern California is the deadliest since 1918, when an estimated 1,000 people were killed in a fire that tore through northern Minnesota.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:09 PM AKST
Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan

Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan

Numerous U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are calling for a formal repudiation of Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct over a long stretch of his career.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:39 AM AKST
Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead

Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead

Five days after the deadliest wildfire in California history, more than 1,000 people were at more than a half-dozen shelters set up for evacuees.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 9:28 PM AKST
The Latest: Outbreak of norovirus at wildfire shelter

The Latest: Outbreak of norovirus at wildfire shelter

7:45 a.m. A fire official says fire crews aided by cooler weather and diminishing winds have managed to slow the spread of a massive Northern California blaze that killed at least 48 people.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:07 AM AKST
3rd body found in Southern California fire zone

3rd body found in Southern California fire zone

People are returning to some neighborhoods evacuated during the devastating Southern California wildfire but officials say the threat is far from over.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 9:18 PM AKST

Study: Weak reporting on missing, murdered Native women

A study released by a Native American non-profit says numerous police departments in cities nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:58 AM AKST
Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial

Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial

A U.S. judge has admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:08 AM AKST
Retired government worker revealed as $343M Powerball winner

Retired government worker revealed as $343M Powerball winner

A retired government worker from Harlem has been revealed as the winner of over $343 million in Powerball _ the biggest jackpot in New York state lottery history.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:08 AM AKST
FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen

FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen

The FBI is examining additional surveillance video taken from an expanded area around the Wisconsin home where a couple was shot and killed and their 13-year-old daughter was apparently abducted.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:09 AM AKST
Witness didn't hear officer order security guard to drop gun

Witness didn't hear officer order security guard to drop gun

Investigators say witnesses reported that a police officer repeatedly ordered a man to drop his gun before he was fatally shot outside a suburban Chicago bar where he worked as a security guard.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:13 AM AKST
Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

Former first lady Michelle Obama officially starts her national and international tour to promote her new book, 'Becoming,' by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 6:58 PM AKST
Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

Scientists: Wind and drought to blame for deadly California wildfires, not forest management.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 9:20 AM AKST
Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit

Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit

Lawyers alleging President Donald Trump's decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation was racially motivated are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:28 AM AKST
Child at center of Ohio mass killing is safe, family says

Child at center of Ohio mass killing is safe, family says

Authorities say prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 2:48 AM AKST

From Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire

Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 3:58 AM AKST
'No remorse': Judge sends teen shooter to juvenile detention

'No remorse': Judge sends teen shooter to juvenile detention

An Indiana judge has ordered a 13-year-old boy to be the responsibility of the state juvenile court system until he's 18 for shooting his teacher and a classmate, saying he doesn't believe the teen's apology.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:20 AM AKST

Whitaker's failed renovation missed affordable housing goal

A city of Des Moines official says a failed apartment-rehabilitation project by acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was a missed opportunity to preserve affordable housing in a key neighborhood.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:28 AM AKST

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

New U.S. guidelines on exercise: Get kids active as young as 3 to avoid health problems later in life.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 4:08 AM AKST
Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets

Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets

Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 6:49 PM AKST

Postal Service's red ink for 12th year as letter mail drops

The U.S. Postal Service is reporting a financial loss for the 12th straight year, citing declining mail volume as well as the costs of its pension and health care obligations.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 6:19 AM AKST
Funeral set for victim of Southern California mass shooting

Funeral set for victim of Southern California mass shooting

Funerals are being scheduled for victims of last week's mass shooting in a Southern California bar.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:32 AM AKST

Democrat Harder upsets California GOP US Rep. Denham

Democrat Josh Harder has upset four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California's Central Valley farm belt.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 5:38 PM AKST
State says permit for refinery near national park justified

State says permit for refinery near national park justified

Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its own concerns about a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park when it permitted the project earlier this year.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 10:12 AM AKST

US awards second border wall contract in Texas

The U.S. government has awarded a $167 million contract to build 8 miles of border wall in south Texas.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 6:48 AM AKST
The Latest: Gov. Scott to step down from elections board

The Latest: Gov. Scott to step down from elections board

Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 3:38 AM AKST

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