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  • Hastert closes PAC, moves $10,000 to defense fund
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 9:36 am
    Federal election records indicate that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed his political action committee and moved $10,000 of the money to his legal defense fund.
  • Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prison
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 9:08 am
    A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.
  • Man admits beating friend to death with metal dumbbell
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 8:52 am
    A northern New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter for beating his friend to death with a metal dumbbell.
  • Luxury Home Auctions Glance
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 8:36 am
    generally 3 percent -- and all costs for closing the sale. Sellers will typically pay an up-front marketing fee, which ranges from about $45,000 to $250,000. The fee is usually wrapped back into the sale, so the seller gets the money back.
  • Oklahoma suburb searching for answers after fatal stabbings
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 8:12 am
    In the dim of morning, there isn't much to see at the house on Magnolia Court. Garage door's up. There's a Corvette parked inside and a burgundy GMC Yukon XL parked behind it in the driveway.
  • Families struggle 10 years after Ohio Marines killed in Iraq
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 8:04 am
    Some people look surprised and tell him they just can't believe it's been 10 years already. For Keith Wightman, time hasn't passed quickly at all.
  • Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 7:52 am
    Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment -- all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.
  • At least 6 arrests at rally against traffic stop shooting
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 3:44 am
    Police say at least six people were arrested during a rally protesting the traffic stop shooting of a black motorist by a white campus officer in Cincinnati.
  • Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 2:44 am
    The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file.
  • A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 12:28 am
    or a blood clot, usually in the leg -- in 1998 and 2009, a broken elbow in 2009 and a concussion in 2012.
  • Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 10:52 pm
    Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California.
  • A look at the extreme West Coast weather
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 10:48 pm
    Southern California has been pummeled by heavy rain and hail, while the Pacific Northwest is baking in a triple-digit heat wave. Here's a look at the extreme weather:
  • Filmmakers respond to criticism of Lego 'Brickumentary'
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 10:44 pm
    The filmmakers behind a documentary on the toy powerhouse Lego say critics who see the film as a 92-minute commercial for the tiny building blocks are missing the point.
  • Several wildfires blacken dry California's golden hills
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 10:32 pm
    Wildfires blackening the golden hills of California grew deadly Friday, killing a firefighter on the far northern end of the state while triggering the evacuations of hundreds of people elsewhere.
  • SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series
    Associated Press | July 31, 2015 10:20 pm
    Here's a roundup of news Friday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: