New online tool to track Chicago gun suspects draws fire

New online tool to track Chicago gun suspects draws fire

A dispute over an online Chicago police database that keeps track of people accused of gun-related crimes stems from a larger disagreement over changes to the city's bond system.

Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dorm

Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dorm

University of Nevada, Reno officials have leased a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turned it into a dorm for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas explosion shut down their two biggest residence halls. There's been less opposition than expected.

For Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care

For Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care

Democratic voters look at pragmatic approaches on health care amid weakening support for 'Medicare for All'.

Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

Cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, study finds.

Legal questions loom as Harvey Weinstein case nears trial

Legal questions loom as Harvey Weinstein case nears trial

Can Harvey Weinstein get a fair trial in the world's media capital?.

Virginia marks 400th anniversary of slave ship arrival

Virginia marks 400th anniversary of slave ship arrival

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and other state officials are observing the arrival of enslaved Africans to what is now Virginia 400 years ago.

Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping

Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping

Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping.

Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales

Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is meeting in Austin with officials from Google, Twitter and Facebook to discuss ways of combatting extremism in light of the recent mass shooting in El Paso that reportedly targeted Mexicans.

Football victory a salve for devastated California town

Football victory a salve for devastated California town

Thousands of people who lost their homes in a deadly Northern California wildfire have returned to the town for the local football team's first game since the blaze.

Cyberattacks on Texas cities put other governments on guard

Cyberattacks on Texas cities put other governments on guard

Cyberattacks that recently crippled nearly two dozen Texas cities have put other local governments on guard.

California sails toward biggest salmon harvest in years

California sails toward biggest salmon harvest in years

California fishermen are reporting one of the best salmon fishing seasons in years, thanks to heavy rain and snow that ended the state's historic drought.

Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash

Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash

A Texas newlywed couple still wearing a suit and wedding dress was killed in a collision with a truck just minutes after they were married.

DOJ: Immigration facility shouldn't have to pay minimum wage

DOJ: Immigration facility shouldn't have to pay minimum wage

The Trump administration is opposing Washington state's effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration jail pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do.

Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

A Chicago judge has named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself.

Man gets life for 1998 killing after confessions met doubt

Man gets life for 1998 killing after confessions met doubt

A man whose confessions to the 1998 murder of a Montana video store clerk were initially met with skepticism from authorities is now facing life in prison.

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94

Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up.

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

A Florida jury has convicted a white man of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in a dispute over a handicapped parking spot.

Alaska salmon deaths blamed on record warm temperatures

Alaska salmon deaths blamed on record warm temperatures

Alaska fisheries officials say widespread salmon deaths likely are tied to river water heated by the state's record high summer temperatures.

Spacewalking astronauts add parking spot to space station

Spacewalking astronauts add parking spot to space station

Spacewalking astronauts are adding another parking spot to the International Space Station.

Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custody

Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custody

U.S. prosecutors say a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations is a flight risk, a threat and should be kept locked up until her trial.

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

Prosecutors have charged a former Houston police officer with felony murder in connection with a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers.

Plan allows drilling, grazing near national monument in Utah

Plan allows drilling, grazing near national monument in Utah

The U.S. government's final management plan for lands in and around a Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized is light on new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there.

The Latest: Football team wins 1st game after 2018 fire

The Latest: Football team wins 1st game after 2018 fire

Paradise defeated Williams High School 42-0 at Om Wraith Field on Friday in front of thousands of people that packed the stadium.

Illinois trooper serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds

Illinois trooper serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds

An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis.

APNewsBreak: Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300

APNewsBreak: Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300

Lawyers for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the number of accusers has topped 300.