Judge to decide if Cosby goes to prison for ’04 sex assault

U.S. 09/24/18, 01:16

Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.Cosby was the ...

Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korea’s nuclear threat

U.S. 09/24/18, 00:57

As he begins the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago.FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley ...

Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

U.S. 09/24/18, 00:49

Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.More than a week after Florence crashed into the Carolinas, dumping heavy rains, all that water is nearing the coast. Authorities in Georgetown County, South Carolina, said ...

Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

California 09/24/18, 00:14

At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff.One of cinema's most iconic endings wasn't filmed in the national park in Arizona, but not for lack ...

Couple marries 27 years after meeting during cancer treatment

U.S. 09/23/18, 23:06

A couple tied the knot this month at the Memphis hospital where they met as children undergoing cancer treatment. They were once patients at St. Jude Children's Research hospital in 1991. Now they're all grown up and married, according to Inside Edition. Lindsey Alsup, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when ...

Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

U.S. 09/23/18, 22:18

A shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the suspect dead Sunday evening, Baltimore's interim police chief said.Interim Police Chief Gary Tuggle said at a late-night news conference that several rounds ...

Woman hiking in Michigan falls to death while taking selfie

California 09/23/18, 21:00

A California woman visiting the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan fell to her death this week while said to be taking a selfie, according to National Park Service officials. The woman -- who has been ID'd as Tu Thanh Nguyen, 32, of Sunnyvale, California, according to WLUC-News -- was hiking alone on ...

Florence the week after: Thousands brace for more flooding

U.S. 09/23/18, 18:22

Thousands of coastal residents remained on edge Sunday, told they may need to leave their homes because rivers are still rising more than a week after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas. About 6,000 to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, South Carolina, were alerted to be prepared to evacuate ahead of ...

Bus driver arrested for allowing 3 students to drive bus

U.S. 09/23/18, 17:44

An Indiana driver was arrested Friday after she was caught on video allowing three students to drive her bus, police said. Joandrea McAtee was charged with felony neglect of a dependent after officials launched an investigation when parents of Boone Grove High School students told a school resource officer the 27-year-old ...

Congress considering nearly $1.7B Florence relief package

U.S. 09/23/18, 15:08

Congress is starting to consider almost $1.7 billion in new money to aid recovery efforts from Florence.Lawmakers already are facing a deadline this week to fund the government before the start of the new budget year Oct. 1, and members of Congress will try to act on the disaster relief ...

Average US price of gas drops a penny per gallon to $2.90

U.S. 09/23/18, 14:10

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped a penny per gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.90.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says that's 28 cents higher than at this time last year.Lundberg said Sunday it's likely that gas prices will continue to drop slightly.The ...

Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over his legacy

U.S. 09/23/18, 13:55

Keon McGuire has no real attachment to Bill Cosby or his landmark show.As a black man, he's aware of the sitcom's place in pop culture, but he was barely in elementary school when "The Cosby Show" went off the air. Years later, he mostly tuned Cosby out after a widely ...

Dead fish washed up on North Carolina interstate, but why?

U.S. 09/23/18, 12:25

Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence are leaving quite a fishy situation in North Carolina. As floodwaters from the hurricane begin to recede more a week after the storm made landfall, first responders on Saturday came across hundreds of dead fish on a stretch of Interstate 40 that had been hit hard by ...

Causes for California’s worst fires are often ‘undetermined’

California 09/23/18, 12:13

California is in the midst of another devastating year of wildfires and finding the causes for the worst fires can be critical to identifying better fire-prevention techniques.FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo, cars scorched by the Carr Fire rest at a residence in Redding, Calif. While California ...