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

Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information
Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US

Pompeo: US response in Khashoggi case will await Saudi probe
Pompeo: US response in Khashoggi case will await Saudi probe

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Saudi Arabia's rulers that the U.S. takes "very seriously" the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will await the outcome of an investigation by the kingdom before the U.S. decides how to respond

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis
Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis

First lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment being given to newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal, after she was initially delayed by mechanical issues on her plane

Roseanne's TV son: Filming 'The Conners' without Barr 'odd'
Roseanne's TV son: Filming 'The Conners' without Barr 'odd'

"The Conners" star Michael Fishman says dealing with the cancellation of the "Roseanne" reboot was heartbreaking but calls the return of the cast in the revamped show without Roseanne Barr as a gift.

Smoke forces Melania Trump's plane back to military base
Smoke forces Melania Trump's plane back to military base

First lady Melania Trump's plane has been forced to return to a Washington area military base because of smoke in the cabin

More diverse Orange County, California, morphs from GOP past
More diverse Orange County, California, morphs from GOP past

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

Mega Millions jackpot now $667M, 3rd largest in US history
Mega Millions jackpot now $667M, 3rd largest in US history

Lottery officials say Mega Millions jackpot is now $667 million, making it the third-largest lottery grand prize in U.S. history.

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House
Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

President Donald Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November

Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone
Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone

State emergency officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm

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

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

Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on Khashoggi's disappearance
Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on Khashoggi's disappearance

US top diplomat Pompeo meets Saudi king in Riyadh over disappearance, alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi

McSally accuses Sinema of backing "treason" in Senate debate
McSally accuses Sinema of backing "treason" in Senate debate

Two Arizona congresswomen clash during the only debate in the race for the state's open Senate seat

Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi
Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi

An aging Choctaw stallion in southwest Mississippi is bringing new blood to a rare strain of horses

Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers
Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers

Kanye West meets Uganda's 74-year-old leader, gifts sneakers; 'fruitful discussions' held

Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage
Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage

DNA analysis on Sen. Elizabeth Warren points to evidence of Native American heritage

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

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt
Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting
Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

Actor Alec Baldwin says voters should see the Nov. 6 midterm elections as an opportunity to peacefully "overthrow the government of Donald Trump."

The Latest: Nelson: Tyndall Air Force Base to be rebuilt
The Latest: Nelson: Tyndall Air Force Base to be rebuilt

Thousands of people are likely to be without power in Florida's Panhandle for at least another week

'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury
'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury

'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury

Trump vows US will unearth truth of Khashoggi disappearance
Trump vows US will unearth truth of Khashoggi disappearance

Trump vows US will unearth truth of Khashoggi disappearance

Official: Searchers find bodies in hurricane-stricken town
Official: Searchers find bodies in hurricane-stricken town

An official says search-and-rescue teams are finding bodies in and around Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael

Pope accepts Washington cardinal's resignation amid scandal
Pope accepts Washington cardinal's resignation amid scandal

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock

Florida cancels mobile morgues, no mass casualties found
Florida cancels mobile morgues, no mass casualties found

Search and rescue teams working through a ruined landscape are finding no signs of mass casualties after Hurricane Michael, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott says they still "do not know enough" about people who insisted on riding out the storm

Florida: Too soon for homeowners to return to disaster zone
Florida: Too soon for homeowners to return to disaster zone

Death toll rises as Michael, the most potent hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in a half century, leaves stunned survivors gaping at the destruction, wondering how they will ever recover

After Michael's rampage on Florida Panhandle: 'Nothing Left'
After Michael's rampage on Florida Panhandle: 'Nothing Left'

Michael, the most potent hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in a half century, leaves stunned survivors gaping at the destruction, wondering how they will ever recover

The Latest: Michael caused estimated $8B in insured losses
The Latest: Michael caused estimated $8B in insured losses

An insurance company that produces models for catastrophes is estimating Hurricane Michael caused about $8 billion in insured losses

Washington state ends 'racially biased' death penalty
Washington state ends 'racially biased' death penalty

The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty violates the state's Constitution

The Latest: 390,000 power outages reported in North Carolina
The Latest: 390,000 power outages reported in North Carolina

North Carolina's electric utilities reported over 390,000 outages at 5 p.m., as a weakened but still formidable Michael gusted through the state

Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer
Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

President Donald Trump defended arms sales to Saudi Arabia on Thursday as lawmakers increased pressure on his administration to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a journalist

No surprise: Kanye's free-style riffs dominate Oval Office
No surprise: Kanye's free-style riffs dominate Oval Office

Declaring that his Make America Great Again hat makes him "feel like Superman," rapper Kanye West made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office Thursday

Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill
Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill

President Donald Trump is welcoming musicians including Kid Rock to the White House as he signs legislation that overhauls the way music is licensed and songwriters compensated

'Unimaginable destruction': Hurricane smashes rows of houses
'Unimaginable destruction': Hurricane smashes rows of houses

Daylight is yielding scenes of rows upon rows of homes smashed to pieces by Hurricane Michael in Florida

Months of anxiety for Wisconsin manufacturers amid trade war
Months of anxiety for Wisconsin manufacturers amid trade war

Anxiety grips Wisconsin's vital manufacturers in midst of Trump trade war

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast
Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

Hurricane Michael slams into the Florida Panhandle, leaving wide destruction and at least one death before continuing charge across US Southeast

Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida
Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

President Donald Trump rallies Republicans in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle

Ronald Reagan is back on the campaign trail - as a hologram
Ronald Reagan is back on the campaign trail - as a hologram

Ronald Reagan waves to a crowd from aboard a rail car during a 1984 campaign stop in a new hologram revealed at the late president's namesake library in California

The Latest: Man killed in Florida home by fallen tree
The Latest: Man killed in Florida home by fallen tree

Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man was killed by a falling tree as Hurricane Michael tore through the state

For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon
For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon

A 12-pound lunar meteorite discovered in northwest Africa last year is up for auction by Boston-based RR Auction and could sell for $500,000

'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida
'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael has slammed into the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph

The Latest: Michael to stay strong despite moving inland
The Latest: Michael to stay strong despite moving inland

The director of the National Hurricane Center says Michael is going to keep its strength even as it moves into Alabama and Georgia

The Latest: Michael to stay strong despite moving inland
The Latest: Michael to stay strong despite moving inland

The director of the National Hurricane Center says Michael is going to keep its strength even as it moves into Alabama and Georgia

Trump 'demanding' answers from Saudis about missing writer
Trump 'demanding' answers from Saudis about missing writer

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is demanding answers from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of a well-known Saudi writer and government critic Turkish authorities say was slain inside his country's diplomatic missing in Istanbul

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