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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.