Trial to resume for Chicago officer charged with murder

U.S. 09/19/18, 00:27

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?

U.S. 09/19/18, 00:20

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 ...

In Iowa, McAuliffe says he’s not ruling out 2020 campaign

U.S. 09/18/18, 16:23

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.

Defrauded students inch closer to victory in DeVos lawsuit

U.S. 09/18/18, 13:25

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

U.S. 09/18/18, 13:20

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.