Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors to use common sense to conclude college basketball coaches knew money was being paid to families to steer top players to their schools.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 7:48 PM EDT

APNewsBreak: California revisits three-strike life sentences

California will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot measure approved by voters two years ago.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 2:18 PM EDT
Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania is taking aim at the Roman Catholic church by opening a grand jury investigation centered on child exploitation.

Friday, October 19th 2018, 12:29 AM EDT
Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

For residents of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle, everyday life is rife with fears, frustrations and the troubles of just trying to get by in a ruined landscape.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 10:59 PM EDT
Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive fall, snakes

Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive fall, snakes

The head of a rescue team says an Arizona man is lucky to be alive after he fell to the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 9:11 PM EDT
Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States have been helped at every turn in Guatemala by residents offering food, water, and rides in private pickups or on flatbed of semi-trailer trucks.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 12:18 AM EDT
APNewsBreak: NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

APNewsBreak: NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from being able to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 8:39 PM EDT

Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the nation.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 12:21 PM EDT

Ex-FBI agent gets 4 years in prison for leaking documents

A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted to leaking classified documents to a reporter has been sentenced to 4 years in prison.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 1:59 PM EDT
Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

Contradicting a Cabinet secretary, the Interior Department says a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development will not be reassigned to lead an internal watchdog agency at Interior.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 5:08 PM EDT
Mayor returns home to try to lift town plagued by poverty

Mayor returns home to try to lift town plagued by poverty

In one of California's poorest towns, a reluctant and unlikely leader is trying to improve the quality of life.

Friday, October 19th 2018, 2:09 AM EDT
Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

The Wisconsin man who founded Little Free Library, the boxes of books for sharing that popped up across the U.S. and spread to more than 80 countries, has died.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 4:39 PM EDT
Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 1:59 PM EDT
Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

Some tearful residents of Mexico Beach are coming home to find no home left in the florida Panhandle community that was nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 12:58 AM EDT

Trump administration seeks prompt immigration ruling

The Trump administration says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration's decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 6:19 PM EDT
Volunteers join search for girl whose parents were killed

Volunteers join search for girl whose parents were killed

One-hundred volunteers have joined the search for a Wisconsin girl who went missing earlier this week and whose parents were shot and killed in their home.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 4:59 PM EDT

Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 10:58 AM EDT
Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 6:18 PM EDT
Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

A new study finds that lately, tornado activity is shifting east away from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 5:08 AM EDT
New accusation of police wrongdoing in Weinstein case

New accusation of police wrongdoing in Weinstein case

New York prosecutors say the former lead police detective in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault investigation urged one of his accusers to delete information from her phone before turning it over to prosecutors.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 3:48 PM EDT
Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

A baby born near the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Michael spent his first night outside a hospital in a Walmart parking lot because no better shelter was available.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 12:58 AM EDT
2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death

2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death

Two Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during the investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 2:58 PM EDT
Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom

Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom

A Vietnamese blogger sent into exile in the United States says her reunion with her family after 2 years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 3:58 AM EDT

More charges filed against Navy veteran in ricin-letter case

Authorities say they've found two additional letters a Navy veteran in Utah sent to members of President Donald Trump's administration containing substance from which the poison ricin is derived.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 4:28 PM EDT
NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch

NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch

The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing says he knew he needed to stay calm.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 12:56 PM EDT
After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 1:59 AM EDT
Trump's Russia attorney shifts to become White House counsel

Trump's Russia attorney shifts to become White House counsel

The White House says the attorney representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation is shifting roles and taking on duties as counsel to the president.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 12:33 PM EDT
New York governor tours aging rail tunnel in funding push

New York governor tours aging rail tunnel in funding push

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants President Donald Trump to get an up-close look at the level of damage in the century-old Hudson River rail tunnel.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 10:28 AM EDT
What happens if you win Mega Millions' $970M jackpot?

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $970M jackpot?

You've won the Mega Millions jackpot.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 3:08 PM EDT
Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death

Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death

Nevada's most famous pimp expected to win election to state Assembly despite death.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 5:08 PM EDT
California housing measures offer hope for high-cost Salinas

California housing measures offer hope for high-cost Salinas

The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 1:48 AM EDT
As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow

As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow

Canada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be the last.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 6:58 PM EDT

Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny has been arrested after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 11:58 PM EDT
Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

New research suggests obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 11:06 AM EDT

US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 12:55 PM EDT
GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 11:38 AM EDT

Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states

Health officials are reporting a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:06 PM EDT
Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970M as drawing approaches

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970M as drawing approaches

The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark.

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 12:35 PM EDT

Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying that the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 6:08 PM EDT
Orange County, California's diversity emboldens Democrats

Orange County, California's diversity emboldens Democrats

For decades, Orange County, California, was known as a Republican stronghold but times have changed.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 1:08 AM EDT
Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 11:15 AM EDT
Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death

Authorities say a missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death and they believe she was in the home when it happened.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 5:38 PM EDT
Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:15 AM EDT

AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers skip their own checkups in health care balancing act.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 8:15 AM EDT
Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 10:38 PM EDT
Builder sues over $2 billion San Francisco transit center

Builder sues over $2 billion San Francisco transit center

The general contractor that managed construction of San Francisco's troubled $2 billion transit terminal is suing the agency in charge, alleging faulty design and mismanagement led to construction delays and costs overruns.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 7:08 PM EDT
Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returns

Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returns

Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. Senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 2:38 PM EDT
Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

The scope of the Hurricane Michael's fury has become clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches across the Florida Panhandle.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 12:18 AM EDT

13 years later, guilty plea in post-Katrina racial shooting

A man has pleaded guilty in New Orleans to firing a shotgun at three black men in a racially motivated violence following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 7:18 PM EDT
California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 12:04 PM EDT
FBI: Sotheby's defrauded of $5 million in auction scheme

FBI: Sotheby's defrauded of $5 million in auction scheme

A fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are accused of stealing an 80-year-old woman's identity and using it to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 2:38 PM EDT
New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

A 2,400-bed detention facility that the Trump administration is using to detain immigrant mothers and children will now operate under an arrangement the U.S. government quietly reached with a private prison operator and the city where it's located.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 12:41 PM EDT

Hillary Clinton apparently unharmed in parking-garage crash

Hillary Clinton was seemingly unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 10:58 AM EDT

Harvard emails illuminate power of wealth in admissions

A series of emails among top Harvard University officials illustrates the role wealth can play in the admissions process.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 6:38 PM EDT

Video shows Chicago cop shooting unarmed black autistic teen

Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department had described as an armed confrontation.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 9:31 AM EDT
Conservationists ask court to step in as red wolf plan looms

Conservationists ask court to step in as red wolf plan looms

Conservationists told a judge that an imminent federal plan to shrink the territory of the only wild red wolves would hasten the animal's extinction.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 5:48 PM EDT
California zoo euthanizes beloved 47-year-old elephant

California zoo euthanizes beloved 47-year-old elephant

A California zoo says it had to euthanize one of its most beloved and oldest residents, a 47-year-old Asian elephant named Sujatha.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 4:58 PM EDT
Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76

Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76

Part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips to a Pittsburgh children's hospital has died.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 2:38 PM EDT
Tennessee death row inmate is running out of legal options

Tennessee death row inmate is running out of legal options

Tennessee inmate who won reprieve sparing him from execution last week now running out of legal options.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 4:40 PM EDT
Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 5:26 PM EDT
As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

A lawsuit making its way through federal court Alaska will decide whether Pacific walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them additional protections.

Saturday, October 13th 2018, 10:34 AM EDT

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest

No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 1:18 AM EDT
Amid squalor and debris, Michael's survivors cling to motel

Amid squalor and debris, Michael's survivors cling to motel

A rough life is getting even rougher for dozens of people living at a Florida motel ripped apart by Hurricane Michael.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 1:11 PM EDT

Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing him

Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper has been shot and killed, and a suspect was captured within hours.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 8:08 AM EDT

Border agent arrested in deaths of 4 women denied lower bond

A judge has denied a request to reduce the $2.5 million bond of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women in Texas.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 2:08 PM EDT

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

Nevada authorities say a legal pimp who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has died.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 3:26 PM EDT
Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

Fast-moving floodwaters destroy bridge, force evacuations and lead to numerous water rescues in Central Texas after heavy rainfall in recent days.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 4:35 PM EDT
After storm shuts down radio stations, 2 hosts carry on

After storm shuts down radio stations, 2 hosts carry on

Owners shut down Florida Panhandle radio stations after Hurricane Michael but that doesn't stop 2 hosts from continuing mission to inform public about where to find food.

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 12:28 AM EDT
Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway

Police say a girl resembling a missing, endangered Wisconsin teen has been spotted at a gas station in Florida.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 9:20 AM EDT

Indicted California incumbent steps up attacks on Democrat

Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter steps up attacks on opponent's family's background _ something contender rejects as desperate attempt by indicted incumbent.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 6:28 PM EDT
Chance the Rapper weighs in on Chicago mayoral race

Chance the Rapper weighs in on Chicago mayoral race

Chance the Rapper is weighing in on the Chicago mayor's race.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:06 PM EDT
Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

Authorities say an Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 7:27 PM EDT
Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?

Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?

Residents of Florida's Mexico Beach worry that its "mom-and-pop" authenticity could become a casualty of Hurricane Michael.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 11:35 AM EDT
Mega Millions jackpot now $868M, 2nd largest in US history

Mega Millions jackpot now $868M, 2nd largest in US history

The fourth-largest lottery prize in US history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 1:05 AM EDT
Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

Authorities say nearly 130 guns were found inside the South Carolina home of a man charged with killing a police officer and wounding six others earlier this month.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 3:46 PM EDT
Police head challenges part of report on Starbucks arrests

Police head challenges part of report on Starbucks arrests

The police commissioner of Philadelphia is taking issue with parts of a review by the police advisory commission after the high-profile arrest of two black men at a Starbucks coffee house.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:07 PM EDT
Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone

Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone

In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle residents are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from, and it's unclear how many people are missing.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 12:19 AM EDT

Sears' bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

Sears' Chapter 11 bankruptcy will have a ripple effect but not all of it will be bad.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 5:30 PM EDT
As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it power to jolt the global economy but it's not expected to carry out threats against the US.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:05 PM EDT
Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana

Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana

Canada is about to become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 7:17 PM EDT
Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 12:26 AM EDT

Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

Mississippi officials are investigating after a dead girl was found in an oven.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 5:01 PM EDT
In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 12:35 AM EDT
Suspicious letter was addressed to Sen. Collins' husband

Suspicious letter was addressed to Sen. Collins' husband

A spokeswoman says Republican Sen. Susan Collins has been cleared to stay in her Maine home while an investigation continues into a suspicious envelope.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 4:25 PM EDT
Guards, inmates ally against state in radon-exposure cases

Guards, inmates ally against state in radon-exposure cases

Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison are on the same side of a legal fight against the state over radon.

Sunday, October 14th 2018, 10:44 AM EDT
First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

The first-ever child pornography suspect on the FBI's Most Wanted list has pleaded guilty to a child porn charge in Montana.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:35 PM EDT
The Latest: Sheriff dismisses Miami tip in missing girl case

The Latest: Sheriff dismisses Miami tip in missing girl case

Authorities say a Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and that they think she's in danger.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 12:55 PM EDT
California winds easing, wildfire risk narrowing

California winds easing, wildfire risk narrowing

California utilities are restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds expected to sweep the area could see more outages.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 2:25 AM EDT
Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

A new study estimates that about 60 percent of the U.S. population with European heritage can be identified from their DNA by searching consumer websites, even if they've never made their own genetic information available.

Thursday, October 11th 2018, 2:37 PM EDT
How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

On oil and gas exports, Trump administration took cues from Obama officials.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 5:25 AM EDT
1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

One year after the #MeToo hashtag set Twitter ablaze, survivors who shared their stories in the past year reflect what the movement means to them.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 6:05 PM EDT

Idaho wildlife official resigns after killing baboon family

A top Idaho wildlife official has resigned amid outrage over a photo of him posing with a baboon family he killed in Africa.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 10:37 AM EDT

Gecko butt-dials 'bazillion' times from Hawaii seal hospital

If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals: You were butt-dialed by a gecko.

Tuesday, October 9th 2018, 4:31 PM EDT
Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 3:05 PM EDT
Far from coast, rural counties also recovering from Michael

Far from coast, rural counties also recovering from Michael

In Hurricane Michael's aftermath much of the world's attention has been focused on Florida's battered coastal communities, but rural communities all the way to the Georgia and Alabama borders also felt its fury.

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 1:36 PM EDT
Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

State and city police and other officials are investigating how the remains of 11 infants ended up in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 1:05 PM EDT
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 9:05 PM EDT

West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 9:25 AM EDT
Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation

Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation

The Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging multiple steps to combat it.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 5:45 AM EDT
California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action.

Monday, October 15th 2018, 3:35 PM EDT