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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first black astronaut is finally getting full honors on the 50th anniversary of his death. Several hundred people gathered at Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Friday to commemorate Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr. Lawrence was part of a...
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities say heroes helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters Friday that a substitute...
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan politician and son of Detroit's first black mayor is set to run for the congressional seat longtime Rep. John Conyers vacated last week amid sexual harassment allegations, his spokesman said Friday. State Sen. Coleman Young II will announce plans Monday...
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses making people sick, but it's too early to tell how bad this season will be. The main flu bug...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22. The president signed the two-week spending measure in private at the White House after the House and Senate acted to...
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — An 84-year-old Pennsylvania man fatally shot a home intruder and successfully fought off another early Friday, police said. Don Lutz was jolted awake around 1:15 a.m. by the sound of people coming into his Ellwood City home and emerged from his bedroom...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22. The president signed the two-week spending bill at the White House after the House and Senate acted to prevent a government...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge on Friday blocked the state from issuing any birth certificates until officials are able to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the state's birth certificate law illegally favors heterosexual parents. Pulaski County Circuit...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent on a nearly half-billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian Renaissance artist's "Salvator Mundi" sold for $450 million (380 million euros) during a record...