• AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

    GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

  • Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding

    GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) — With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that’s beginning to feel like it will never end.

  • 4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage, a law enforcement official said Friday.

  • Woman stabs 5 – including newborns – at New York nursery

    NEW YORK (AP) — A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed neighborhood nursery for new mothers and their children, authorities said.

  • New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company’s mismanagement.

  • Race central to Chicago case, even if jury doesn’t hear it

    CHICAGO (AP) — In front of jurors in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager, race is hardly mentioned at all.

  • The Latest: 100 evacuated from flooded N. Carolina town

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence. (all times local):

  • Is $1,100 too much for an iPhone? Get an older one for less

    NEW YORK (AP) — The $1,100 price tag on Apple’s latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good camera, a decent-sized screen and other popular features.

  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

  • Funeral to be held for mother of suspected MS-13 victim

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral will be held Friday for a mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter’s suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13.