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  • Families of fallen have mixed experiences with Trump, if any

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:20:44 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash.

  • Alabama seeks to proceed with execution Thursday

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:14:22 GMT

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it execute an inmate convicted of killing a police officer two decades ago.

  • Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:17:31 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash.

  • Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:38:57 GMT

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested, authorities said. Three of them were killed and two critically wounded.

  • Louisville trustees fire athletic director Tom Jurich

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:44:25 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tom Jurich was loyal to the coaches he hired at Louisville almost to a fault, supporting them through good and bad times during 20 years as the Cardinals athletic director.

  • Manhunt underway for gunman in Maryland office park shooting

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:18:49 GMT

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal past who was fired from a job earlier this year for punching a colleague showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers, authorities said. Three of them were killed and two critically wounded.

  • Alabama wants Supreme Court OK to execute officer's killer

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:09:09 GMT

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appellate court upheld a stay of execution Wednesday for an Alabama inmate who is challenging the humaneness of the state's lethal injection procedure.

  • Joe Theismann on Gordon Hayward's injury: 'It sickens me'

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:34:30 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann saw Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward's broken left ankle and immediately felt a kind of empathy few could.

  • Toyota recalls some Sienna minivans for shifter defect

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:17:01 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) — Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the "park" position and roll away.

  • Families of the fallen, and their presidents

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:15:01 GMT

    The Associated Press is speaking with family members who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations and asking them about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time — George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump.

  • Review: 'Wonderstruck' is a beautiful fable for youngsters

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:50:19 GMT

    For devoted fans of certain prestige directors, it's always a little disarming to see them make a true children's film. Expectations have to be readjusted in real time as you submit to something else, something different. That exercise can yield disappointment, but sometimes, maybe even most of the time, the results are transcendent. Think about Alfonso Cuaron's "A Little Princess" or Martin Scorsese's "Hugo." When a master of cinema decides to look at the world from a child's perspective, we should all line up.

  • Ford recalling about 1.3M vehicles for possible door issue

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:21:34 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150 and 2017 Super Duty vehicles in North America because of potential door problems.

  • Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:17:08 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff's son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack Obama and other presidents did enough to honor the military dead.

  • Court rules school board, coach not liable for fatal hijinks

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:22:16 GMT

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former football player in North Carolina who watched his high school buddy crushed to death can't sue the coach and school district for negligence that he says caused him severe emotional pain, a state appeals court decided Tuesday.

  • F-18 military jet crashes outside of Madrid, killing pilot

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:22:42 GMT

    MADRID (AP) — An F-18 fighter jet crashed Tuesday at an air base outside Madrid, killing its pilot, the Spanish Defense Ministry said.

  • 6 killed in Turkey coal mine collapse

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:08:18 GMT

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A coal mine collapsed in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing at least six miners. Rescuers were trying to reach one other mine worker who was still trapped inside.

  • New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:58:28 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — As fire crews gain on wildfires burning for more than a week in Northern California's wine country, new fires broke out in other parts of the state, including northeast of Los Angeles.

  • Californians brace for emotional toll from wildfires

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:03:04 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A week after fleeing wildfires, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods.

  • Why the battle over the Iraqi city of Kirkuk matters

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:57:38 GMT

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Three weeks after Iraq's Kurdish region held a referendum on independence, Iraqi forces entered the disputed city of Kirkuk, forcing Kurdish fighters to withdraw. Here's what you need to know:

  • The Latest: Coast Guard suspends search for missing man

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:23:39 GMT

    KENNER, La. (AP) — The Latest on the oil rig explosion near New Orleans (all times local):

  • Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:00:08 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation.