Trial to resume for Chicago officer charged with murder
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn't bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do.
‘Up in the air’: If displaced by storm, where to call home?
BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where she had spent several nights on a cot and tried to head home. But floodwaters from overflowing Crooked Creek covered the road and an emergency responder told her water was seeping ...
2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local):
Man who shot train shaving video says he meant no harm
NEW YORK (AP) — The commuter who filmed another man shaving on a commuter train heading out of New York City and posted the video on social media says he never intended any harm.
Feinstein’s opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
McDonald’s workers across US protest against sex harassment
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
PHOTOS: Survivor, Lucky and other pets get help in floods
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A bedraggled kitten in North Carolina got a new nickname — "Survivor" — when it was pulled with its owner from floodwaters unleashed by Florence.
In Iowa, McAuliffe says he’s not ruling out 2020 campaign
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in Iowa Tuesday he's not ruling out a 2020 Democratic campaign for president, as he took his national campaign to promote Democratic candidates for governor to the early presidential testing ground.
Facebook tool helps charities find evacuees who need help
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — During a disaster like Hurricane Florence, many emergency responders need to pinpoint the trouble spots so they can rescue people. For others, it's more important to know where evacuees fled to escape the danger.
The Latest: Los Angeles moves to ban sale of fur products
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a move to ban the sale of fur products in the city of Los Angeles (all times local):
Virginia man killed in flash flood from Florence remnants
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man was killed Tuesday after his pickup truck was overtaken by rushing water during a flash flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
The Latest: Man accused of killing California deputy named
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy near Sacramento, California (all times local):
1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen by Florence
About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.
Florence’s water, not winds, will be the long-term problem
Like Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, most of Hurricane Florence's damage will not be from the wind but the water.
Arkansas governor’s nephew pleads not guilty to charges
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker whose uncle is the state's governor has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries and other personal expenses.
Defrauded students inch closer to victory in DeVos lawsuit
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to ease protections for former students of for-profit colleges should be reversed, handing a victory to those who said they were defrauded by their schools.
Los Angeles to consider banning sale of fur products
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles would become the largest city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur products if the City Council approves a proposed law backed by animal activists who say the multibillion-dollar fur industry is rife with cruelty.
Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol
HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents.
The Latest: Van Dyke’s partner testifies at murder trial
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chicago police officer charge with murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local):
The Latest: Utility donates $10M to gas fires relief fund
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on natural gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local):