California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

A federal judge has ordered porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys' fees and another $1,000 in sanctions after her defamation suit against the president was dismissed.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:01 PM AKST
Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:01 AM AKST
Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

California's top firefighter: Wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in particularly vulnerable areas.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 10:11 AM AKST
4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

Time magazine's 2018 person of the year are the "guardians and the war on truth.".

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:11 AM AKST
Activists decry no-jail sentence for former frat president

Activists decry no-jail sentence for former frat president

A woman who accused a former Baylor University student of raping her at a fraternity party says she's outraged his plea includes no jail time.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:41 AM AKST
With new board in place, CBS to decide Moonves' exit pay

With new board in place, CBS to decide Moonves' exit pay

The investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom large over the network's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 10:21 PM AKST
Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media

Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media

Christmas tree farmers nationwide are fighting back against the growing popularity of the artificial Christmas evergreen with a social media ad campaign.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:41 PM AKST
Los Angeles-area development approved in fire-prone zone

Los Angeles-area development approved in fire-prone zone

Los Angeles County supervisors approved a massive housing project in fire-prone mountains as the state continues to recover from devastating wildfires.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:41 PM AKST
California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

A California state lawmaker has been arrested on suspicion of child cruelty.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:01 PM AKST
Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

The New York Police Department is investigating video that shows a group of officers pulling a 1-year-old boy from his mother's arms while arresting her at a Brooklyn food stamp office.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:31 AM AKST
Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas

Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas

Texas death row inmate set to be executed for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who had only been married for 10 days.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:51 PM AKST
Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students, walking in as the young men of color took part in a roundtable discussion on education at the Motown Museum.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:41 PM AKST
Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

The moment of reckoning has nearly arrived for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:31 PM AKST
Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Hertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:11 PM AKST
Nude photos linked to ex-USC doc in sex-abuse investigation

Nude photos linked to ex-USC doc in sex-abuse investigation

Detectives were trying to determine whether nude photographs linked to a former University of Southern California gynecologist show any of the women who claim he sexually harassed or abused them during examinations.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 3:41 PM AKST
Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

Artificial dyes are falling out of favor, but foods get color boosts in other unexpected ways.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 6:28 AM AKST
NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes only 2nd human-made object to reach space between the stars.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:08 AM AKST
Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:11 AM AKST
Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Victims of alleged molestation by a physician at Rockefeller University Hospital want to know what happened to photos they say the doctor took while the abuse was occurring.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 3:11 AM AKST
Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

Jersey City is teaming up with Amazon to try and thwart the thefts of packages during the Christmas season.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 11:11 AM AKST
Walker: Partial vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills

Walker: Partial vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills

Gov. Scott Walker says the powers of his Democratic replacement will remain among the strongest of any governor in the country, even if he signs bills passed in a lame-duck session.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:11 AM AKST
Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

A Virginia jury is set to resume deliberations on a sentencing recommendation for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:41 PM AKST
Teen accused in pregnant classmate's murder appears in court

Teen accused in pregnant classmate's murder appears in court

An Indiana judge entered a preliminary not guilty plea for a high school football player accused of killing a 17-year-old schoolmate who was pregnant with his child.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:21 PM AKST
Catch limits increase for key West Coast groundfish species

Catch limits increase for key West Coast groundfish species

Federal officials say they are increasing catch limits for several species of West Coast groundfish that were severely depleted more than a dozen years ago, posing a threat to the commercial and sports fishing industries.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:31 PM AKST
Melania Trump gives gifts at Marine Corps Reserve toy drive

Melania Trump gives gifts at Marine Corps Reserve toy drive

Melania Trump is sorting toys and making Christmas cards for an annual toy drive held by the Marine Corps Reserve.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:41 AM AKST
Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

Bill Cosby's lawyers file list of alleged trial errors as they seek to undo conviction, 3- to 10-year sentence.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 9:41 AM AKST
Refreezing still a threat after snowstorm; rain on the way

Refreezing still a threat after snowstorm; rain on the way

Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were gradually warming Tuesday, but forecasters warned that temperatures in many areas will plunge below freezing again Tuesday night.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:11 AM AKST
US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 5:39 AM AKST
'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018

'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018

The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:51 AM AKST
Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell

Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell

Quackarazzi: A brightly colored Mandarin duck is holding New York City in its spell, with pink, purple, orange and emerald green colors one admirer called a "living box of crayons.".

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 7:09 PM AKST
Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time

Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time

A Texas judge has accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape to avoid serving jail time.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:21 AM AKST
Wisconsin GOP legislation eases corporate tax break rules

Wisconsin GOP legislation eases corporate tax break rules

Companies seeking tax credits from Wisconsin's troubled job-creation agency would face less scrutiny under a provision Republicans included in a package of lame-duck legislation designed to weaken newly elected Democrats.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 1:58 PM AKST
US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration

US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration

US Border Patrol agents handcuff about a dozen people participating in demonstration organized by Quaker group at U.S.-Mexico border to protest militarization of border.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 1:28 PM AKST
Man who claimed Howard Hughes inheritance dies in Nevada

Man who claimed Howard Hughes inheritance dies in Nevada

Melvin Dummar, a delivery driver whose claim that reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes left a handwritten will bequeathing him $156 million when he died in 1976 was dismissed as a hoax, has died in rural Nevada.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 2:58 PM AKST
California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:48 AM AKST
Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy is suspected in the death of a 17-year-old pregnant schoolmate whose body was found near her northern Indiana home in a restaurant's dumpster.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 6:38 AM AKST
Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

The "Fearless Girl" statue that inspired millions with a message of female empowerment has a new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:28 AM AKST
The Latest: No sentence yet for man who rammed protesters

The Latest: No sentence yet for man who rammed protesters

Several people who were severely injured by a man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally have described devastating physical and psychological injuries to jurors deciding a sentencing recommendation.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 10:18 AM AKST
No sentence yet for man who rammed rally counterprotesters

No sentence yet for man who rammed rally counterprotesters

The same jury that convicted a man of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally will now decide his punishment.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 12:08 AM AKST
The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest

The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest

US Border Patrol agents handcuff about a dozen people participating in demonstration organized by Quaker group at U.S.-Mexico border to protest militarization of border.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 2:18 PM AKST
US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

A U.S. judge in San Francisco says the Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:28 PM AKST
Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ

Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ

Authorities say the FBI is now involved in an investigation into an attack by several white supremacists on a black DJ at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:18 PM AKST
Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Millions in Southern states brace for a harsh wintry storm that's bringing immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads or deadly floods.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:28 AM AKST
The Latest: Pig truck crash adds to traffic woes after storm

The Latest: Pig truck crash adds to traffic woes after storm

An overturned truck full of pigs is adding to traffic delays as western North Carolina digs out from a snow storm.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 1:28 PM AKST
Polygamous group lets go of sprawling Arizona worship center

Polygamous group lets go of sprawling Arizona worship center

A polygamous group based on the Utah-Arizona border has allowed the building where it held worship services to be taken over in an ongoing eviction process that has steadily loosened the sect's grip on a community it ruled for a century.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 2:48 PM AKST
The Latest: Teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

The Latest: Teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

Northern Indiana authorities have accused a 16-year-old football player of fatally stabbing a 17-year-old girl during a fight about her pregnancy, tightly tying a plastic bag over her and dumping her body.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 1:18 PM AKST
Agency: Fear of returning home spikes at US-Mexico border

Agency: Fear of returning home spikes at US-Mexico border

People expressing fear to return home after being stopped at the US-Mexico border spiked in the last year, according to figures released by Monday by US Customs and Border Protection on the first step in the asylum process.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 10:38 AM AKST
Admitted killer sentenced to 3 life terms plus max 230 years

Admitted killer sentenced to 3 life terms plus max 230 years

A Nebraska man convicted of killing his wife has pleaded guilty to killing his parents and a niece.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 12:48 PM AKST
Church says nuns embezzled from school to cover Vegas trips

Church says nuns embezzled from school to cover Vegas trips

Church officials say a pair of nuns embezzled a "substantial" amount of money from the Southern California Catholic school where they worked for decades and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas casinos.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 12:18 PM AKST
Newtown shooter described 'scorn for humanity'

Newtown shooter described 'scorn for humanity'

Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 7:28 AM AKST
Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

The Trump administration has proposed reclassifying some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to make disposal cheaper and easier.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:41 AM AKST
Rise up: Female voices take center stage at Grammys

Rise up: Female voices take center stage at Grammys

Female musicians who not only write their own lyrics _ but produce their songs too _ are taking center stage at the 2019 Grammy Awards, a year after female voices were shut of the show's major categories.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 8:08 PM AKST
US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 6:28 AM AKST
Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

Kansas' new Democratic governor has promised not to raise taxes to boost state spending, but Republicans who control the Legislature argue that one is already coming.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 5:48 AM AKST
With Kevin Hart's downfall, hosting the Oscars got harder

With Kevin Hart's downfall, hosting the Oscars got harder

Hart's fallout raises questions about the Oscars host problem and the liability of social media.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 1:58 PM AKST
Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills

Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills

Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he's not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 9:18 AM AKST
Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

The nation's first teachers' strike against a charter school operator is ending in Chicago.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 6:08 AM AKST
GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city, but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit's remarkable comeback.

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 4:48 AM AKST
Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

Global carbon pollution rose sharply this year after several years of little growth.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 9:08 AM AKST
Former Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90

Former Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90

Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland has died in Minnesota.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 12:28 PM AKST
FBI: Man charged in kidnapping, death of North Carolina teen

FBI: Man charged in kidnapping, death of North Carolina teen

The FBI says an arrest has been made in the disappearance and death of a North Carolina teenager.

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 7:58 AM AKST
School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk

School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk

Refined grains will be allowed back on school lunches, as will flavored, low-fat milk.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 12:32 PM AKST
Boy hits target, convinces town to scrap snowball fight ban

Boy hits target, convinces town to scrap snowball fight ban

Boy gets small Colorado town to lift nearly century-old ban on snowball fights.

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 7:08 PM AKST
Study that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retracted

Study that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retracted

Another study by a prominent food researcher is being retracted.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 8:35 AM AKST
Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

Millions in Southern states brace for a harsh wintry storm that could bring immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads or deadly floods.

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 8:08 PM AKST
Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

Elected officials say the deal to bring a new Amazon headquarters to New York City is a big win for taxpayers, but the math behind billions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives isn't that simple.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 9:18 AM AKST
Virginia city seeks healing after man's murder conviction

Virginia city seeks healing after man's murder conviction

Civil rights activists in the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, are hoping the first-degree-murder conviction of a man who drove into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally will help heal their scarred community.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 9:08 PM AKST
Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host over his anti-gay tweets

Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host over his anti-gay tweets

Kevin Hart's response to criticism over earlier homophobic tweets has further inflamed the backlash to the newly minted Oscar host.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 4:45 PM AKST
Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club doesn't regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 6:28 PM AKST
Elder Bushes are gone but family Maine retreat to stay alive

Elder Bushes are gone but family Maine retreat to stay alive

The passing of George and Barbara Bush won't mean an end to the children's laughter, splashing in the pool, barking dogs, or clinking horseshoes at the family compound on the Maine coast.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 8:38 AM AKST
Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

Dog that survived deadly Northern California wildfire apparently guarded his burned home for almost a month until his owner returned.

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 11:28 AM AKST
In darkness and chaos, deputy killed by friendly fire

In darkness and chaos, deputy killed by friendly fire

Authorities say they plan to announce a "significant" development in their investigation of last month's shooting at a popular Southern California bar that killed 12 people, including a sheriff's deputy.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 9:08 AM AKST
Survivors gather at Pearl Harbor for attack remembrance

Survivors gather at Pearl Harbor for attack remembrance

About 20 survivors are gathering at Pearl Harbor to remember thousands of men lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 5:15 AM AKST
Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack

Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack

Retired Navy commander Don Long remembers the 1941 Japanese attack on Hawaii from his home in Northern California.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 9:05 PM AKST
2 deadly shootings send a chill through black gun owners

2 deadly shootings send a chill through black gun owners

Twice in the span of 11 days last month, a black man who drew a gun in response to a crime in the U.S. was shot to death by a white police officer after apparently being mistaken for the bad guy.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 11:21 AM AKST
Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 6:05 AM AKST
Swath of South faces wintry mess: Snow, sleet, freezing rain

Swath of South faces wintry mess: Snow, sleet, freezing rain

Millions in Southern states brace for a harsh wintry storm that could bring immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads or deadly floods.

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 1:58 PM AKST
Absentee vote changes may have invited 'ballot harvesting'

Absentee vote changes may have invited 'ballot harvesting'

Changes to North Carolina's absentee voting rules may have invited 'ballot harvesting'.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 1:48 PM AKST
Correction: Trump-Joint Chiefs story

Correction: Trump-Joint Chiefs story

President Donald Trump says he'll be making an announcement on Saturday concerning the Joint Chiefs of staff.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 6:25 AM AKST
Disneyland tower suggested as Legionnaires' disease source

Disneyland tower suggested as Legionnaires' disease source

A health official testified that a cooling tower that provides mist to make Disneyland guests more comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak last year near the theme park.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 10:09 AM AKST
Man who drove into crowd convicted of first-degree murder

Man who drove into crowd convicted of first-degree murder

Jury deliberations set to begin in murder trial of man accused of plunging into a crowd of counterprotesters at white nationalist rally, killing 1 woman and injuring dozens.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 7:04 PM AKST
Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

Military officials at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson say last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems around the base, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings, and sprinkler and heating systems.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 1:08 PM AKST
Pelosi recalls Arizona's former US Rep. Pastor at funeral

Pelosi recalls Arizona's former US Rep. Pastor at funeral

Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress, will be laid to rest Friday.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 9:38 PM AKST
Caretaker of neglected, bone-strewn cemetery is arrested

Caretaker of neglected, bone-strewn cemetery is arrested

A mass desecration of graves at a Connecticut cemetery has devastated dozens of families while police determine whether to file criminal charges.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 7:03 PM AKST
US appeals court won't immediately allow Trump asylum ban

US appeals court won't immediately allow Trump asylum ban

A divided U.S. appeals court has refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 4:48 PM AKST
Senate passes bill making it easier to kill sea lions

Senate passes bill making it easier to kill sea lions

A bill making it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River has cleared the U.S. Senate.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 2:38 PM AKST
Foie gras off Amazon's offerings in California in settlement

Foie gras off Amazon's offerings in California in settlement

California prosecutors say Amazon has agreed to stop selling foie gras in the state from birds that have been force fed after state lawmakers banned that form of the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 10:18 AM AKST
Trump demands border wall money; shutdown showdown nears

Trump demands border wall money; shutdown showdown nears

President Donald Trump is in Missouri to address a national conference on crime.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 8:48 AM AKST
Effort to weaken governors stirs separation-of-powers debate

Effort to weaken governors stirs separation-of-powers debate

Effort to dilute power of next Wisconsin governor stirs separation-of-powers debate.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 11:48 AM AKST
Suicide recorded on cell phone sends Utah man to prison

Suicide recorded on cell phone sends Utah man to prison

A Utah man who helped a teenage girl kill herself and filmed the act to fulfill what prosecutors called a fascination with death will serve at least five years and up to life in prison.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 12:58 PM AKST
Michigan's medical chief to stand trial on Flint charges

Michigan's medical chief to stand trial on Flint charges

Michigan's chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation of the Flint water crisis.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 9:28 AM AKST
Indiana man pleads guilty to 1988 killing of 8-year-old girl

Indiana man pleads guilty to 1988 killing of 8-year-old girl

An Indiana man has pleaded guilty to the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old Fort Wayne girl.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 9:08 AM AKST
Storm brings record rainfall, snow to Southern California

Storm brings record rainfall, snow to Southern California

Authorities are keeping a worried eye on fire-scarred hillsides in Southern California after a storm brought flooding and prompted evacuation orders for hundreds of homes.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 9:15 PM AKST
The Latest: Deputy killed by friendly fire in bar shootout

The Latest: Deputy killed by friendly fire in bar shootout

California sheriff: Deputy responding to mass shooting at bar was killed by bullet fired by highway patrolman.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 9:58 AM AKST
Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space station

Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space station

Christmas turkey rockets toward the International Space Station, along with cranberry sauce and fruitcake.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 9:26 AM AKST
The Latest: Silent moment to remember Pearl Harbor attack

The Latest: Silent moment to remember Pearl Harbor attack

Pearl Harbor survivors, dignitaries and the public are remembering those killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 10:08 AM AKST
2 Jesuit provinces releases 153 names of accused abusers

2 Jesuit provinces releases 153 names of accused abusers

A Catholic Jesuit province covering 13 states says it has found "credible allegations" of sexual abuse involving 42 priests and other ministry leaders, dating back to 1955.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 7:35 AM AKST
The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried

The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried

More than 11,000 people paid their respects to George H.W. Bush as the 41st president lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 3:29 AM AKST
Secret Service detail for Bush, code name 'Timberwolf,' ends

Secret Service detail for Bush, code name 'Timberwolf,' ends

Secret Service ends detail for George H.W. Bush after nearly 40 years of protecting the former president, who was known by the code name "Timberwolf".

Friday, December 7th 2018, 7:27 AM AKST
Bush's presidential funeral train first in nearly 50 years

Bush's presidential funeral train first in nearly 50 years

George H.W. Bush's presidential funeral train will be first in nearly 50 years.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 8:20 PM AKST

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