Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard commandant, said it faces "very real readiness challenges."
The discovery was a moment of levity amid the devastation that has roiled the region.
Kristin Crump and her two kids put damp cloths over their mouths on Thursday for the short walk from their suburban Houston front door to their car, defying an order to remain inside because of dangerous fumes coming from burned-out petrochemical tanks a couple of miles away.
The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft.
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand pitched her ideas Thursday to improve the asylum process while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps immigrants with legal matters.
Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday as caution set in ahead of U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing next week.
A Chicago judge is expected to rule on whether to let R. Kelly travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges.
R. Kelly yelled through tears in a recent TV interview before an audience numbering in the millions, saying he's in a fight for his life to disprove sexual abuse charges. That fight will ultimately be waged in court, with an audience numbering just 12 jurors.
Federal prosecutors say an 80-year-old California man defrauded donors by setting up fake political action committees purporting to support campaigns including Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential bid and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke's Senate race in Texas.
MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Thursday:6-6-5(six, six, five)09-24-26-27-38, Lucky Ball: 11(nine, twenty-four, twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-eight; Lucky Ball: eleven)Estimated jackpot: $50 million11-13-14-16-24(eleven, thirteen, fourteen,…
ROCKY HILL, Conn. _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:09-24-26-27-38, Lucky Ball: 11(nine, twenty-four, twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-eight;…
The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local):
Vice President Mike Pence's visit Thursday to Atlanta included a stop at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's field office and a conversation about the "broader mission of border security."
An Alaska restaurant has been defaced by racist graffiti that included a reference to President Donald Trump.
A white former police officer said Thursday he thought a weapon was pointed at him when he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh last summer.
MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:12-17-19-24-25-32, Doubler: N(twelve, seventeen, nineteen, twenty-four, twenty-five, thirty-two; Doubler:…
MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:06-09-10-11-19(six, nine, ten, eleven, nineteen)Estimated jackpot: $10,000¶ Maximum…
MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:KC-AD-8H-9H-4S(KC, AD, 8H, 9H, 4S)
MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:11-13-14-16-24(eleven, thirteen, fourteen, sixteen, twenty-four)Estimated jackpot: $25,000
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several people stranded and continues to cause damage and strain levees in several Midwest states.