WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. safety inspectors are generally unable to conduct unannounced inspections of foreign repair stations where most airlines send their planes for major repair work, and sometimes must cancel inspections for lack of funds, according to a government watchdog.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of an entire nation," Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.
AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) — The tape of a 911 call shows that a passing driver wrongly told North Miami police that an autistic man was in the street threatening to kill himself with a gun.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt, a civil rights group said Thursday.
The Michigan Attorney General's Office said on Thursday it will bring a second round of criminal charges related to the investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water. Attorney General Bill Schuette's office said in a brief media advisory the charges would
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday declared unconstitutional a law that made it illegal for police officers to have sex with minors simply on the basis of their profession.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An overnight stabbing of two people during a cellphone theft from a Pokemon-Go player in Las Vegas marked the second case this week of violence involving players hunting for virtual creatures during overnight hours at closed public parks, police said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police searched Thursday for the driver of a car that plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a group of mostly elderly people were holding a Bible study and prayer meeting, leaving one person dead and eight injured.
By Mike Fiala CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters scrambled on Thursday to suppress a deadly wildfire near California's famed Big Sur coast that has burned three dozen dwellings, driven hundreds of residents from their homes and forced the closure of several popular parks at the height
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Genetic tests confirm that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale only rarely seen alive by Japanese fishermen roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed off as heroin
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Someone has come forward with the winning ticket for the $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn this month, Indiana lottery officials said Thursday, but no details have emerged about the winner.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations expert says the right of freedom of assembly in the United States is threatened by racial, social and economic inequality.
A judge on Thursday dismissed charges against a man convicted of murdering Washington intern Chandra Levy in 2001, in a sensational case that riveted the U.S. capital and contributed to the downfall of a congressman. Ingmar Guandique, 34, had been serving a 60-year sentence after being found guilty
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders' devoted followers were careful to pick up after themselves and wore hats embroidered with a dove to remind everyone to remain peaceful. And the police, instead of hauling demonstrators off to jail, issued them $50 tickets for disorderly conduct and released them
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Loretta Lynch called for unity to honor three slain Louisiana police officers, speaking at a memorial service on Thursday in Baton Rouge where they were gunned down this month by a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Several hundred people and dozens of law
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — There's a "real possibility" a Georgia man jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a western Pennsylvania movie theater planned to shoot it up, a prosecutor told The Associated Press on Thursday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Investigators found a hidden room outfitted with restraints inside a barn belonging to a man accused of abducting and killing an Ohio college student, according to search warrants released Thursday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man wanted for the 1977 killing of a former immigration official and the shooting of a former mayor in Florida has been arrested in North Carolina, federal authorities said Thursday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic City, New Jersey, getting a loan to help it though the end of the year and avoid default and possible bankruptcy (all times local):
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a George man jailed on charges of bringing a stolen gun, ammunition into a Pennsylvania movie theater (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for a Charles Manson follower who was convicted in the 1969 murders of a California couple said Thursday he will ask a court to overturn Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to deny her parole.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The mayor of this largely white, historically working-class Boston suburb is promising not to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from City Hall despite complaints from police officers across the state.