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ST. LOUIS (AP) — After maintaining his innocence for more than a quarter of a century, Reginald Clemons admitted Monday that he took part in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St. Louis bridge into the Mississippi River. Clemons spent 22 years...
CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy slain while delivering newspapers with his stepfather to earn money to buy presents may have been the result of mistaken identity and rooted in an ongoing gang war that didn't involve him, Chicago police said Monday during a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The final version of the Republican tax bill would bar Americans from deducting confidential settlements made with victims of sexual misconduct from their federal taxes. The provision, originally in the Senate version of the bill, applies to sexual harassment...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at the Atlanta airport (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Georgia Power's top executive apologized for the power outage that crippled Atlanta's airport, saying he realized that it inconvenienced thousands of people. CEO Paul Bowers said in a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied to GOP Sen. Bob Corker's defense Monday, rejecting a report that the Tennessee lawmaker stealthily tucked a provision into the massive tax package to benefit himself financially and then reversed course to back the bill. Democrats were...
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass Monday south of Seattle and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least six people, authorities said. The death toll was expected to rise...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It wasn't all doom and gloom in 2017. The year was also filled with awe-inspiring moments that united us and warmed the heart. The first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in a century bought millions together in what some could only describe as a primal...
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 10:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is using a deadly train derailment in Washington state to call for a boost to infrastructure spending. In a tweet sent about three hours after...
NEW YORK (AP) — A mother and three children, ages 11, 7 and 3, died early Monday in a fast-moving New York City house fire that also left the children's father and two teenagers in critical condition. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said that while the cause was still under...