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2 US swimmers leave Rio after robbery scandal; 3rd pays fine

August 19, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after being pulled off a plane a day earlier to testify about an alleged robbery at the Rio Olympics that... more »»

Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump aide

August 19, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Once-secret accounting documents of Ukraine's pro-Kremlin party were released on Friday, purporting to show payments of $12.7 million earmarked for Donald Trump's campaign chairman. more »»

FDA tests confirm hepatitis A in scallops from Philippines

August 19, 2016

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests found hepatitis A in scallops from the Philippines, which have been identified as the likely source of an outbreak of the virus in Hawaii. more »»

Hemingway home gets back antlers taken by Hunter S. Thompson

August 19, 2016

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A young Hunter S. Thompson went to Idaho to write about Ernest Hemingway and decided to take a piece of his hero home with him — a set of trophy elk antlers. more »»

Undersea surprise: Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animal

August 19, 2016

A team of scientists and technicians scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California couldn't contain their excitement when they spotted a bright-purple, googly-eyed stubby squid. more »»

Oregon buzz: Pot plants at state fair in a 1st for the US

August 19, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first of its kind event for the United States starting next Friday. more »»

San Francisco to honor Tony Bennett with statue, festivities

August 19, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For as long as anyone can remember, Tony Bennett has been giving to the city where he first sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" at the Fairmont Hotel in 1961. more »»

Mental incompetence at the heart of Kentucky divorce case

August 19, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Elmer Riehle does not want to wait "until death do us part," but he may not have a choic. more »»

Jon Stewart gives heartfelt send-off to Larry Wilmore

August 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart gave a heartfelt send-off to Larry Wilmore Thursday as "The Nightly Show" ended its 19-month run. more »»

Former chairman of joint chiefs Gen. John Vessey dies at 94

August 19, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Retired Army Gen. John W. more »»

1 of 2 pedestrians struck leaving Pirates game dies

August 19, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials say one of two pedestrians struck by a car while leaving a Pittsburgh Pirates game at PNC Park last week has died. more »»

Woman faces charges in death of child left in hot car

August 19, 2016

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who left a 4-year-old girl in a hot, locked car for hours last month is facing charges in the child's death. more »»

2 American swimmers leave Rio, but robbery scandal not over

August 19, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-four hours after being pulled off a plane by law enforcement, two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after testifying about an alleged robbery... more »»

Old steel mill will soon be world's largest vertical farm

August 19, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Stacks of leafy greens are sprouting inside an old brewery in New Jersey. more »»

Sailor faces sentencing for taking photos on nuclear sub

August 19, 2016

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A U.S. Navy sailor is facing sentencing for taking photos of classified areas inside a nuclear attack submarine while it was in port in Connecticut. more »»

Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in cities across the US

August 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — It's Donald Trump like you've never seen him before. more »»

Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museum

August 19, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — Paleontologists with Seattle's Burke Museum have unearthed the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex that lived more than 66 million years ago, including a rare nearly complete 4-foot long... more »»

Evacuated residents in limbo as wildfire burns in California

August 19, 2016

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Twisted metal gates and rusted mailboxes remained where houses once stood. more »»

 
 
 

 

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