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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval. The selection of Russell M. Nelson was announced during...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of the dozens of victims expected to testify at the sentencing hearing of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor on Tuesday described the sexual abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on her as a child and warned him that "little girls don't stay little...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Democratic Obama administration diplomat is taking over the New Jersey governor's office from Republican Chris Christie on Tuesday. Phil Murphy posted a photo of his wife and children in a group hug on Twitter Tuesday and wrote "Today our great...
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Four law enforcement officers, including three sheriff's deputies, were shot and wounded after responding to a domestic call in South Carolina early Tuesday. The suspect, who was also wounded in a shootout, was identified as Christian Thomas McCall, 47, of York...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The previous record was just over 23,100, in 1989. De Blasio, a Democrat re-elected last year, has...
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Four officers, including three deputies, were shot and wounded while responding to a domestic call in South Carolina. State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said by telephone early Tuesday that York County sheriff's deputies answered the call near...
UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. People in Washington are...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park had been stabbed more than 20 times, according to The Orange County Register. No weapon has been found. Carrie Braun, a public...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi inmate convicted of giving fatal and illicit silicone buttocks injections to a woman has died at age 58. An autopsy is to be conducted on the remains of inmate Tracy Lynn Garner, after she died Sunday, the Mississippi Department of Corrections...