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Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains

December 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After announcing increased containment on one of the biggest wildfires in California history, officials warned that communities remain at risk and the threat could increase as... more »»

NTSB El Faro probe highlights maritime safety issues

December 13, 2017

While fateful decisions made by the captain of the doomed freighter El Faro were instrumental in the ship's sinking, federal investigators spread plenty of blame around and highlighted multiple... more »»

Sources: Minnesota governor picks Smith to replace Franken

December 13, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's governor has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. more »»

Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet

December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. more »»

Franken, soon-to-be-gone, but back at Senate job

December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate's dead man walking, still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status. more »»

Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing

December 13, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber's botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became an open-and-shut case after a... more »»

In Alabama, an unusual alliance yields a Democratic upset

December 13, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones assembled an unusual Deep South alliance to claim a Senate seat Tuesday in Republican-dominated Alabama, combining strong turnout among... more »»

Alaska lawmaker bucks party, refuses to quit amid claims

December 13, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker who has been accused by several women of inappropriate behavior refused to resign on Tuesday amid calls for him to leave his post from leaders of the... more »»

Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017

December 13, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside. more »»

Days of toil bring hard-won gains over huge California fire

December 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters finally eked out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in California history. more »»

Minnesota governor set to name Franken's Senate replacement

December 13, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen as his longtime adviser Lt. Go. more »»

Strong reactions to upcoming white nationalist college stop

December 13, 2017

CINCINNATI (AP) — The decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school community. more »»

Alaska lawmaker refuses to resign amid misconduct claims

December 13, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker who has been accused by several women of inappropriate behavior refused to resign on Tuesday amid calls for him to leave his post from leaders of the... more »»

Things to know about Alabama's new US senator, Doug Jones

December 13, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state's new U.S. more »»

Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset

December 13, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. more »»

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

December 13, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National parks in the U.S. more »»

Lawyers clash over impact of Trump's rules on birth control

December 13, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lawyers for California and the U.S. more »»

Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behavior

December 13, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and... more »»

 
 

 

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