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Allegations that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens threatened a woman with whom he had an affair raise the question of whether the Republican could potentially be in legal jeopardy. It's unclear what, if any, evidence exists to back up claims that the young GOP governor sought to...
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Black Alabama Running Back Loses...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. The one-time Klan leader was...
Allegations that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens threatened a woman with whom he had an affair raise the question of whether the Republican could potentially be in legal jeopardy. It's unclear what, if any, evidence exists to back up claims that the young GOP governor sought to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the flu season appears to be peaking. U.S. health officials on Friday said plenty of people are getting sick, and the flu has hit epidemic levels — just as it does most winters. But an...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The number of missing after a California mudslide has fluctuated wildly, due to shifting definitions, the inherent uncertainty that follows a natural disaster, and just plain human error. As of early Friday, the number was down to five, but Santa...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A wintry blast coated parts of Kentucky and Tennessee with sleet and ice on Friday, forcing schools to close as the region braced for a second punch with snow. Deeper South, parts of Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama prepared for another round of winter...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Public utility regulators from Oklahoma to Massachusetts are considering lowering the rates that homeowners and businesses pay for electricity and natural gas after a federal tax overhaul signed into law by President Donald Trump reduced the corporate income...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The funeral procession for a veteran Philadelphia firefighter fatally injured in a house collapse has made its way through downtown, halting the typical hustle and bustle of the morning rush. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau's flag-draped casket lay atop an engine from...