Major U.S. stock indexes moved mostly higher in morning trading Friday, extending gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. Gains in industrial, technology and health care companies outweighed losses in banks and materials stocks. Energy companies rose along with th…
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Investigators have found evidence that the woman who killed three people and wounded others before killing herself at a Maryland drugstore warehouse was suffering from a mental illness, a law enforcement official said Friday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Sept. 20 about the Carnegie medals for heroism, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jay Agli died trying to save a 19-year-old woman and young girl from drowning in the Connecticut River on June 11, 2017. The young girl was rescued by her stepfather, a…
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13 was remembered at her funeral Friday as a hero and a warrior.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers say they've identified a site off the coast of Rhode Island where they think the ship that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world may be located.
MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2018--Dr. Frank Straub, Director of Center for Mass Violence Response Studies at the National Police Foundation, and Chief (Ret.) Dean Esserman, Senior Counselor at the National Police Foundation, will travel to India to attend a global summit, organiz…
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction.
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept, 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of blood cancer experts are meeting in New York City to discuss how treatment options have transformed over the past year, as part of the NCCN 13th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™. The congress is hosted by the National…
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police labor union says its president is related to one of the officers involved in a shooting that left a black man in critical condition.
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland got into an argument at work Thursday morning and began shooting colleagues, killing three before fatally turning the gun on herself, authorities and witnesses said.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for funeral homes being sued over the way a Tennessee cemetery mishandled burials say the fault lies with the cemetery, but the plaintiffs' attorneys say the funeral homes should have made sure the burials were done properly.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures and protocols.
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes.
The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping scandals but one bitterly disputed by hundreds of athletes and described as "treachery" by the lawyer …
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Marilyn Lloyd, who became the first Tennessee woman elected to a full term in Congress and went on to serve two decades, has died. She was 89.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 20, 2018--David Howe, America's Child Identity Guardian and President of SubscriberWise, the nation’s largest issuing CRA for communications and the leading protector of children victimized by identity fraud, announced today the exchange of what he believes i…
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike there and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 20, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, presented its Industry & Advocate Awards for fiscal year 2018 during the Marshall Small Business Alliance Meeting at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.…
AMES, Iowa (AP) — It was decades ago, but Sara Schwendinger remembers perfectly the panic she felt when she realized a car was following her as she ran along a country road at dusk, just outside her small Wisconsin hometown.
State-backed hackers are still trying to break into the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and a lawmaker focused on cybersecurity says the Senate's security office should stop refusing to help defend them.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that have deeply shaken the church this year.
Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker.
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — To the uninitiated, Georgetown Preparatory School feels less like a high school than a well-heeled liberal arts college. The 93-acre campus in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital boasts a state-of-the-art athletic center, a nine-hole golf course, and its own …
MASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The wife of a gunman killed after he opened fire at a Pennsylvania municipal building Wednesday said in a social media post that she was OK but did not say whether she had been injured in the shooting.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Juan David Ortiz appeared to be living a typical suburban life in a subdivision where rows of new homes stand next to fields of desert brush.
MIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts jail's policy of denying inmates access to opioid addiction medication violates constitutional rights and the Americans with Disabilities Act, according a lawsuit filed in federal court this week by the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture, the university announced Thursday.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The sun rises blazing hot over Wilmington, and the line for ice is shorter than it was the day before. The lines across town for tarps and bottled water have dwindled, as well, and Brian Gray takes that as a hopeful sign that desperation is giving way to something else.
NEW YORK (AP) — A daughter who never returned home, a son gunned down point-blank, a mom who was brutally attacked — all deaths at the hands of immigrants in the country illegally, all gripping stories the White House has been eager to share.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has filed a lawsuit saying producers of a reality television show about drag racing encouraged violence between him and the host.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new Tennessee mayor who's also a semi-retired pro wrestler will once again don his "Kane" gear to participate in the WWE Super Show-Down pay-per-view event in Australia.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story Sept. 19 about an Arkansas inmate being released from prison, The Associated Press misidentified the murder victim and her age. Her name was Myrtle Holmes, not Myrtle Jones, and she was 78 years old, not 72.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Court of Appeals says the city of Nashville violated the First Amendment rights of anti-gay preachers at a 2015 LGBT pride festival.
STUART, Fla. (AP) — Being in touch with nature is one thing. But gardening au naturel is quite another for some neighbors of a Florida man who's been doing yard work in the nude.
DALLAS (AP) — In a story Sept. 19 about an arrest warrant being issued for a Texas man accused of having sex with an underage girl, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the man's company, Defense Distributed, makes 3D-printed guns. It does not, but it sells the plans to make such weapons.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Four Tennessee teens are accused of burglarizing a predominantly black church and scrawling racist graffiti there.