Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt
Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt

A gunman authorities say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents in Pennsylvania has been found dead.

New California law to limit plastic straws in restaurants
New California law to limit plastic straws in restaurants

People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under new state law.

Native American teens pulled from college tour want changes
Native American teens pulled from college tour want changes

An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour is asking the school for policy changes.

Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding
Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding

Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death.

Yellowstone thermal spring erupts for 4th time in 60 years
Yellowstone thermal spring erupts for 4th time in 60 years

Officials at Yellowstone National Park say new thermal activity occurred at the park over the past several days.

Ex-aide to New York Gov. Cuomo gets 6 years in prison
Ex-aide to New York Gov. Cuomo gets 6 years in prison

A judge will decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges.

3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified
3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified

Three civilians wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom are now out of the hospital.

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies
Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has hired a former federal judge to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse.

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm
Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina.

Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?
Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?

American expects to bar customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress cracks down on 'unreasonable' airline fees.

Slayings raise alarms for women who practice sports alone
Slayings raise alarms for women who practice sports alone

Three slayings raise alarms for women who exercise or practice sports alone.

Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation
Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation

Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Get ready for 'Bongzilla,' selfie frenzy at Vegas pot museum
Get ready for 'Bongzilla,' selfie frenzy at Vegas pot museum

A museum celebrating all things cannabis with displays that include a glass bong taller than a giraffe and huggable faux marijuana plants is the newest tourist attraction in Las Vegas.

FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened
FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation.

8 people, including 4 migrants in US illegally, die in crash
8 people, including 4 migrants in US illegally, die in crash

Authorities say nine people, including seven who were in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on collision on an Arizona highway.

Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining
Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insect because they never measured how many bugs there used to be.

Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem
Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem

Aggressive Canadian crabs invading US waters from Nova Scotia threaten coastal ecosystem.

Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain
Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated.

US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site
US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site

The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests
Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

Puerto Ricans are marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria with choirs, protests and a funeral procession.

California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira
California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's biggest selling drugs.

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found
Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

Attorneys say a California surgeon and his girlfriend deny allegations they preyed on two intoxicated women and then drugged and raped them.

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit
Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit

Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company' Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer.

The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect in critical condition
The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect in critical condition

Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation".

Vulnerable GOP Nevada senator plays balancing act with Trump
Vulnerable GOP Nevada senator plays balancing act with Trump

Republicans' chances of keeping their U.S. Senate majority have become shakier as races in red states have tightened, but the party's most vulnerable member insists he's bullish about his re-election.

3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI
3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity.

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data
Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.

Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds
Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private.

Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks
Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm elections is too risky.

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.

Agent accused in serial killings lived quiet suburban life
Agent accused in serial killings lived quiet suburban life

Border Patrol agent accused of being serial killer lived typical suburban life.

Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed
Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed

Yellowstone National Park officials say they have ticketed a man caught on video walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser.

Relatives: Texas victims more than the troubles they endured
Relatives: Texas victims more than the troubles they endured

Four women killed in Texas _ allegedly by a Border Patrol agent _ were bound by difficulties in life. But relatives say they were more than the troubles they endured.

Police: Gunman in workplace shooting had no criminal history
Police: Gunman in workplace shooting had no criminal history

Authorities say they don't yet know what prompted an employee of a Wisconsin software company to open fire at his office, injuring four people, including three seriously.

Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions
Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions

A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma.

Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized
Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

Florence shows how politics has been drawn into coverage of major storms.

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands
Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

An on-again, off-again effort to restrict harmful methane emissions on federal lands is off _ again.

Correction: Murder Conviction Overturned-Arkansas story
Correction: Murder Conviction Overturned-Arkansas story

An Arkansas man whose 1992 murder conviction was overturned with the help of the Midwest Innocence Project has been freed from prison.

Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies
Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

Officials say two women being transported to a mental health facility by deputies have drowned when they were trapped in the van as it was engulfed in rising South Carolina floodwaters.

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison
Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison

Elizabeth Smart says the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 fell short on her apology.

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84
Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died.

Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary
Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary

NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.

Democrats in key House races push against tax deduction cap
Democrats in key House races push against tax deduction cap

One provision of the Republican tax overhaul looms large in several tight congressional races this fall, especially in California and New Jersey.

Vigil honors star golfer from Spain who was killed in Iowa
Vigil honors star golfer from Spain who was killed in Iowa

Teammates and others who knew an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf near the campus shared stories about her and lit candles in her memory.

The Latest: Smart won't live in fear after kidnapper release
The Latest: Smart won't live in fear after kidnapper release

Elizabeth Smart's father says he's grateful that one of her kidnappers will be watched closely by federal agents now that she's been freed from prison, but he remains concerned about Wanda Barzee's mental state.

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