• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Shootout kills California officer, suspect

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history that the police officer he killed most likely knew nothing about as he filled out paperwork alongside the road.

  • Scrutiny of Epstein’s death and co-conspirators intensifies

    NEW YORK (AP) — The warden at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life over the weekend was removed Tuesday and two guards who were supposed to be watching the financier were placed on leave while federal authorities investigate the death.

  • Trump to promote turning natural gas into plastics in Pa.

    MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that sent him to the White House. He was cheered on by fluorescent-vest-clad workers who were paid to attend by Shell, their employer, which is building the facility.

  • Georgia’s Abrams to announce voter protection program

    ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is set to announce a multimillion-dollar initiative to staff and fund voter protection teams in battleground states across the country ahead of the 2020 elections.

  • The Latest: LA Opera to investigate Domingo accusations

    The Latest on sexual harassment accusations against opera legend Placido Domingo (all times EDT):

  • Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency

    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — With a pair of weekend retweets, President Donald Trump amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory.

  • The Latest: CHP officers critical after fatal shootout

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shootout that killed a California Highway Patrol officer and a gunman (all times local):

  • A fire chief says there weren’t enough smoke detectors at a Pennsylvania day care where a fire killed 5 children

    ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A fire chief says there weren’t enough smoke detectors at a Pennsylvania day care where a fire killed 5 children.

  • Man invites police to help mow lawns in all 50 states

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who traveled to all 50 states to mow lawns for free says he’s traveling cross-country again to bring together police officers and the community.