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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Alaska Volcano Observatory issued its highest alert level for aviation Tuesday after a volcano erupted in the Aleutian Islands that reportedly sent ash thousands of feet into the air. The alert was downgraded hours later. The observatory says pilots...
BOSTON (AP) — As the new Mark Wahlberg film "Patriots Day" about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing premieres on Wednesday in Boston, the mayor and others are pressing for recognition for a police officer who died a year after being wounded in a confrontation with the suspects...
NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching a cobbler's tool in his hand, Roman Gadayev defiantly lashed out against accusations that Russia meddled in the U.S. election to sway the vote to Donald Trump. "Simply impossible," said the Kazakhstan native who runs a shoe repair shop near the Brighton...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The independent monitor overseeing an agreement to reform the Cleveland police department said in a federal court filing this week that he will ask a federal judge to address the city's failure to create a detailed plan on how it will invest in equipment like...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only 30 people were sentenced to death in the United States this year, the lowest number since the early 1970s and a further sign of the steady decline in use of the death penalty. The number is a sharp drop from the 49 death sentences last year and just a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Marx says he wasn't a hero for apparently intervening after an unruly passenger disrupted a Korean Air flight and had to be restrained. Marx and his wife, Daisy Fuentes, documented the incident on Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday. The "Right Here...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a former reality TV show contestant (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities say they have found a body in a backyard they believe is that of a former reality TV show contestant who vanished over the weekend. Los Angeles police...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A 300-pound metal sculpture of a satanic pentagram, erected as an atheist protest to a public park's Nativity scene, was severely damaged on Tuesday when it was pulled to the ground by vandals. Atheist Preston Smith's 10-foot tall sculpture lay broken in...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is the fastest-growing state in the country, leading a cluster of Western states with populations on the upswing despite sluggish national growth, according to new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday. The state that's long had the...