Protests spread as activists fight telescope in…

Demonstrations against a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest peak spread to New York, Las Vegas and Honolulu's tourist mecca of Waikiki over the weekend

Lawsuit: Man linked to 19 deaths killed another…

A lawsuit alleges a 90-year-old woman is another victim of a Dallas man who has been linked to 19 deaths

Florida Sheriff Will Investigate Monitoring Of…

Epstein is accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual acts during his 13-month jail sentence.

Man wanted in woman's death killed in shootout with police

A Mississippi man wanted in a woman's death has been killed in a shootout with officers trying to arrest him

Financial crisis opens University of Alaska up to…

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has declared a financial exigency that will allow administrators to expedite layoffs of tenured faculty

NYC mayor calls for probe as many wait for power…

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for an investigation of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers

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Tens of Millions Of People Endure Extreme Heat…

More than 126 million people were under excessive heat warnings on Saturday.

2 fired over post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez should be shot

Two police officers in Louisiana have been fired after one posted a comment on his Facebook page calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot

Ex-Virginia governor says he's contesting…

Former Virginia Gov. Gov. L. Douglas Wilder says he is contesting an investigator's finding that he kissed a university student six decades his junior without her consent.

Manslaughter plea in Black Lives Matter…

A 27-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the slaying of a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape to try to seize a Confederate battle flag during a 2017 demonstration in South Carolina

DOJ Starts Releasing First Of Nearly 3,100…

The Justice Department has been criticized about being slow to put the new criminal justice reform law into practice.

Convicted Judge Is Dragged Off to County Jail

Supporters screamed in a Cincinnati courtroom Monday as a convicted former judge was dragged away to jail by a deputy. Tracie Hunter, who was a juvenile court judge, was convicted five years ago of misusing her position to help her brother keep his job with the county government. Prosecutors said...

Governor says Alabama 'working' to avoid prison…

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey convened a new criminal justice reform commission and said the state is making progress as it tries to avoid a federal lawsuit over prison conditions

Homicide charge filed in shooting death of…

Police say a man has been charged with criminal homicide in the shooting death of an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer more than a week ago

Iran Denies That U.S. Destroyed One Of Its Drones

A U.S. defense official said the drone was destroyed using electronic jamming equipment, but Iran said all its drones are accounted for.

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Jailed judge alleging pedophile ring on verge of extradition

A lawyer for an ex-Lithuanian judge jailed in Chicago says a new court ruling could be a fatal blow in her fight against extradition to Lithuania, where she faces charges stemming from claims well-connected pedophiles abused he niece

TV reporter sues over promotional plunge into…

A Pennsylvania TV reporter has sued over injuries he says he suffered during a promotional stunt in which he plunged 22 feet into the Allegheny River in a homemade flying machine

Police investigate if crashed car was partially…

Authorities say a woman was arrested after running a red light in a rented Tesla in San Francisco and causing a crash that killed a tourist and left his wife critically injured.

Immigration Officials Announce Changes To U.S…

The citizenship test has a 90% pass rate, and it hasn't been revised since 2009.

R. Kelly's Crisis Manager Had Interesting Answer…

You know it's not going well for you when your own crisis manager says something like this: In an interview with Gayle King on Monday, R. Kelly's crisis manager Darrell Johnson said he would "absolutely not" allow his daughter to be alone with an accused pedophile. Here's how the conversation...

Chelsea Clinton announces birth of 3rd child…

Chelsea Clinton has announced the birth of her third child; Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky was born Monday

Cleanup continues after Texas petrochemical fire…

The cleanup of millions of gallons of waste is far from over four months after a large fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site

Federal lawsuit: $25M fraud at Tennessee…

A federal lawsuit claims a Tennessee senator and other officials at a now-shuttered pain clinic company defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of more than $25 million

Tofurky: Arkansas meat-labeling law…

A plant-based food producer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming an Arkansas law that will ban the use of "meat" in the labeling of its products violates free speech rights

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The Latest: Hospital sued over school principal's…

A hospital sued by the family of a New Jersey high school principal who died after a procedure to donate blood marrow to an anonymous French teenager says it is saddened by the tragic death

Merged Virginia newspapers announce new top editor

The executive editor of a New Jersey newspaper is the new top editor of The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press

Correction: Sunken Warship story

Correction: Sunken Warship story