- Friends, colleagues to remember slain Mississippi nuns
August 28, 20161:27 AM ET
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Friends and colleagues who knew two nuns killed in their Mississippi home are gathering Sunday to remember them, as authorities continue to investigate the harrowing crime that shocked people in the small communities where the women committed their lives to helping the poor.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSREBECCA SANTANAAPCopyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- Scams & waste loom as charity millions donated after Orlando
August 27, 20168:22 PM ET
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.
- Chicago woman fatally shot pushing baby stroller
August 26, 20167:28 PM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a woman pushing a baby in a stroller was fatally shot on the city's South Side.
- Olympic champions Raisman, Hernandez feted by hometowns
August 27, 20168:46 PM ET
Thousands of people turned out to welcome gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to their hometowns Saturday after they wowed the judges in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- Lying under oath draws California prosecutor's ire
August 27, 20161:50 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 12-year-old girl's lie on the witness stand cost Luther Jones 18 years.
- Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
August 27, 20167:25 PM ET
NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members and millions further downstream.
- Cops: Son beat parents to death inside family home
August 27, 20168:37 PM ET
WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family's New Jersey home.
- Officials: Zika spread through sex by man with no symptoms
August 26, 20163:21 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday reported the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease.
- 3rd suspect in New Mexico girl's horrific death held on bail
August 27, 20165:59 PM ET
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The third suspect in the horrific rape and killing of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl whose body was dismembered made her first court appearance Saturday.
- Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
August 26, 20167:32 PM ET
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law.