TRENTON, Fla. (AP) — A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting.
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.
Trayvon Martin’s parents believe their son’s story remains relevant as ever due to the rampant gun violence that continues to plague America.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen says he believes more people are dying now from indirect effects of the conflict than from bombing, shelling and ground attacks.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge in the murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged in the fatal shooting of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager told jurors to keep trying to reach a verdict after they reported they were unable to reach a unanimous decision.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a judge said Friday.
MIAMI — A mysterious disease hammering Florida’s dwindling reefs was found for the first time this week in the Lower Keys, alarming scientists who have used epoxy Band-Aids, amputated sick coral and even set up underwater “fire breaks” in a four-year battle to contain the outbreak.
Una bandera con hongos ondea mientras miles de personas se reúnen en San Francisco, California, el viernes 20 de abril de 2018 para participar en una celebración de la marihuana. (AP Foto/Josh Edelson)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels who says she had an affair with President Donald Trump (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose above San Francisco's Golden Gate Park precisely at 4:20 p.m. Friday, the annual April 20 high holiday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman involved in a beating of a mentally disabled teen that was shown on Facebook Live has been sentenced to three years in prison.
ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who has been in a public court fight against a felony invasion of privacy charge for nearly two months, now faces a new felony charge: that he misused a charity donor list to solicit campaign cash for his 2016 run for governor.
En esta imagen del 4 de diciembre de 2017 se observa un retrato del joven mexicano José Antonio Elena Rodríguez, de 16 años, que fue asesinado a disparos en Nogales, Sonora, México. La imagen está colocada en la calle de Nogales en la que murió, y que es aledaña a la frontera con Estados Uni…
A 19-year-old went into a high school in Marion County, Fla., and shot a 17-year-old student, prompting countywide lockdowns on a day where students had planned walkouts to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Mississippi Gulf Coast county and its coroner.
El rexpresidente ecuatoriano Rafael Correa posa para una foto frente a El Capitolio después de una entrevista en La Habana, Cuba, el viernes 20 de abril de 2018. (AP Foto/Ramon Espinosa)
North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The announcement came ahead of a new round of negotiations between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians said Friday they want the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a commission to carry out an independent investigation of the Israeli military's killing and wounding of Palestinians during protests in Gaza.
En imagen del miércoles 18 de abril de 2018, un soldado estadounidense monta guardia afuera de la sede de una planeada cumbre entre el presidente surcoreano Moon Jae-in y el líder norcoreano Kim Jong Un a realizarse el 27 de abril, durante un recorrido para medios en el sur de Panmunjom, en …
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the first-term Republican governor who responded by calling it another effort to "smear" him.
DENVER (AP) — Environmentalists are asking an appeals court to reinstate a rule restricting harmful methane emissions on U.S. lands, at least temporarily.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in the random attack of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.
ORLANDO, Fla.—FEMA granted an 11th-hour, short-term reprieve to hundreds of displaced Puerto Ricans facing eviction from their government-financed hotel rooms in Central Florida on Friday, but elected officials and community leaders blasted the agency for causing confusion and panic by the w…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new fiscal forecast for Kansas' government Friday boosted projected tax collections enough for some officials to declare that the state can afford extra spending on public schools lawmakers have approved, while a top Republican called for tax cuts.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order Michigan officials to resume distribution of free bottled water in Flint.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby’s lawyers shifted focus at his retrial Friday, hoping to convince jurors that it was impossible for his 2004 sexual encounter with accuser Andrea Constand to have occurred when she says it did and to prove that it falls outside the state’s statute of limitations …
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the Maine high school student who fled his native Zambia and sued to be allowed to participate in a U.S. poetry contest (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Actress Natalie Portman has snubbed a prestigious prize known as the "Jewish Nobel," saying she did not want her attendance to be seen as an endorsement of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a U.S. government-funded poetry contest, a federal judge ruled Friday.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli soldiers firing Friday from across a border fence killed four Palestinians, including a 15-year-old boy, and wounded more than 150 others, health officials said, as several thousand people in blockaded Gaza staged a fourth round of weekly protests on the …
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — A rare fiddle believed to have once been owned by the late country music star Roy Acuff will be exhibited at a Tennessee museum after it was nearly sold at a Goodwill auction earlier.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff, with the labor group's leaders saying he should have accepted some blame for the shooting.
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Scientist Nerses "Krik" Krikorian, who was born a refugee and later became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where the atomic bomb was developed, has died. He was 97.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Stephon Clark’s brother, Stevante, was accused of threatening to kill one of his roommates and of shouting profanities at a Sacramento police officer, according to court papers obtained Friday by The Sacramento Bee.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Senate leaders are considering holding off on sending bills to Gov. Eric Greitens amid multiple investigations into the governor's personal and professional life.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Their message for tougher gun control was strong, but their numbers were much sparser than at more recent demonstrations.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the actress charged with helping to recruit women into a cult-like organization. (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.