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Correction: Roman Polanski story

December 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 12 about Roman Polanski, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he is a native of Poland. more »»

Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

December 13, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former polygamous sect leader was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping hom... more »»

Subway bombing suspect faces charges from his hospital bed

December 13, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant accused of setting off a pipe bomb in the New York subway system had his first court appearance on Wednesday via video from the hospital room where he is... more »»

After big Senate loss, what's next for firebrand Roy Moore?

December 13, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roy Moore has now lost more statewide races than he's won in Alabama, including a Senate contest that seemed within reach. more »»

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat

December 13, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. more »»

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

December 13, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. more »»

Studies: Warming made Harvey's deluge 3 times more likely

December 13, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year, confirming what scientists suspected, according to new research. more »»

Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains

December 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After announcing increased containment on one of the biggest wildfires in California history, officials warned that communities remain at risk and the threat could increase as... more »»

NTSB El Faro probe highlights maritime safety issues

December 13, 2017

While fateful decisions made by the captain of the doomed freighter El Faro were instrumental in the ship's sinking, federal investigators spread plenty of blame around and highlighted multiple... more »»

Sources: Minnesota governor picks Smith to replace Franken

December 13, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's governor has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. more »»

Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet

December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. more »»

Franken, soon-to-be-gone, but back at Senate job

December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate's dead man walking, still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status. more »»

Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing

December 13, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber's botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became an open-and-shut case after a... more »»

In Alabama, an unusual alliance yields a Democratic upset

December 13, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones assembled an unusual Deep South alliance to claim a Senate seat Tuesday in Republican-dominated Alabama, combining strong turnout among... more »»

Alaska lawmaker bucks party, refuses to quit amid claims

December 13, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker who has been accused by several women of inappropriate behavior refused to resign on Tuesday amid calls for him to leave his post from leaders of the... more »»

Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017

December 13, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside. more »»

Days of toil bring hard-won gains over huge California fire

December 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters finally eked out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in California history. more »»

Minnesota governor set to name Franken's Senate replacement

December 13, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen as his longtime adviser Lt. Go. more »»

 
 
 

 

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