Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft

Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist who is charged with posing as a Northern California ride-sharing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 3:10 pm CDT
Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store owner

Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store owner

A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black.

Monday, July 16th 2018, 11:56 pm CDT
With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.

Monday, July 16th 2018, 11:35 pm CDT

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 1:31 pm CDT
Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 1:41 am CDT
Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

An Indiana prosecutor is crediting genealogy databases with helping identify a suspect in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl, saying criminals should be worried about these powerful new crime-fighting tools.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 5:17 pm CDT
Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detention

Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detention

Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 4:02 pm CDT
Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 9:08 am CDT
Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 8:20 pm CDT
Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 9:09 am CDT

Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug free as a condition of probation.

Monday, July 16th 2018, 11:09 am CDT
FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

US regulators approve 1st treatment for smallpox in case the long-gone disease is used in terror attack.

Friday, July 13th 2018, 4:39 pm CDT

Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 12:26 pm CDT
Prison reforms touted; riot survivor urges serious changes

Prison reforms touted; riot survivor urges serious changes

Report touts progress, but Delaware prison riot survivor blames officials.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 11:19 am CDT
Ohio begins preparations to execute killer of man met in bar

Ohio begins preparations to execute killer of man met in bar

Ohio is beginning preparations to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing.

Monday, July 16th 2018, 11:09 pm CDT

Arizona Senate candidate shot mother, speaks on gun control

A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 5:22 pm CDT
APNewsBreak: Author John Irving wins literary peace award

APNewsBreak: Author John Irving wins literary peace award

The author of novels such as "The World According to Garp" and "The Cider House Rules" that examine the complexities of sexual differences and other social issues is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 5:06 am CDT

US Army reverses course on discharging 1 immigrant recruit

The U.S. Army is reversing course on discharging one immigrant recruit who enlisted through a program that promised him a path to citizenship.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 2:54 pm CDT
The Latest: Texas executes man for 2004 store owner slaying

The Latest: Texas executes man for 2004 store owner slaying

Texas prisoner put to death for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner during an attempted robbery nearly 14 years ago.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 6:53 pm CDT
Smoke clogs Yosemite Valley as firefighters battle blaze

Smoke clogs Yosemite Valley as firefighters battle blaze

Hot and dry weather is hindering efforts to slow the growth of a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter.

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 12:06 pm CDT