U.S. News

AP News - 3 mins ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol — picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one c ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

SEATTLE (AP) — The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount R ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday.Damage to ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career victory.It was a surprising finish after Busch, seeking ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

Today is Saturday, August 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 23, 1914, Japan declared war against Germany in World War I.On this date:In 1305, ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments abo ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the Patriots shut down Cam Newton ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is under investigation after trying to enter a hospital maternity ward carrying a doll that looked like a living baby, police said Friday, but the woman says the dolls are meant to be therapeutic for patients. ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say the longtime percussionist for Portland, Oregon, band Pink Martini has been found dead.A police spokesman said Friday that the Oregon State medical examiner's office has determined that 43-year-old Derek Rieth di ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

MCGREGOR, Texas (AP) — An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Central Texas development site, the company said Friday.Nobody was injured in the afternoon explosion at the test site in McGregor, Te ...more