Donald Trump indicted; expected to surrender next week
Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury, a historic reckoning after years of investigations into his personal, political and business dealings and an abrupt jolt to his bid to retake the White House.
9 killed in Army Black Hawk helicopter crash in Kentucky
U.S. Army investigators are trying to determine what caused two Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopters to crash during a routine nightime training exercise in Kentucky, killing all nine soldiers aboard. No one was hurt on the ground.
Judge's ruling undercuts US health law's preventive care
A federal judge in Texas who previously ruled to dismantle the Affordable Care Act struck down a narrower but key part of the nation's health law Thursday that requires most insurers to cover preventive services that include screenings for cancer, diabetes and mental health.
Memphis shooting leaves 2 police officers, suspect wounded
Two Memphis police officers and a suspect were wounded in a shooting during a foot chase in the city, authorities said.
52 years after capture, orca Lolita may return to Pacific
More than 50 years after the orca known as Lolita was captured for public display, plans are in place to return her from the Miami Seaquarium to her home waters in the Pacific Northwest, where a nearly century-old, endangered killer whale believed to be her mother still swims.
Biden heads to Mississippi town ravaged by deadly tornado
President Joe Biden on Friday will visit a Mississippi town ravaged by a deadly tornado even as a new series of severe storms threatens to rip across the Midwest and the South.
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Dangerous storms, tornadoes forecast for US Midwest, South
Meteorologists are urging people in parts of the Midwest and southern U.S. to be ready Friday for dangerous weather including tornadoes, saying the conditions are similar to those a week ago that unleashed a devastating twister that killed at least 21 people in Mississippi.
Court to weigh Baldwin codefendant's plea on weapons charge
A judge is scheduled to resolve a weapons-related charge Friday against a codefendant in the case against actor Alec Baldwin for the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer on a movie set.
Taiwan's leader, in US, stresses security for her island
In a highly sensitive U.S. visit, Taiwan's president delivered the message Thursday that keeping her self-ruled island strong will help ensure the world's safety — even as her travel is carefully calibrated to try to contain what furious Chinese officials warn could be a strong response.
San Diego County supervisor to resign after assault lawsuit
A powerful San Diego County supervisor said he will resign amid accusations that he sexually assaulted a government employee, completing a swift and shocking fall for a decorated Marine combat veteran whose star rose with his Democratic Party's ascendancy in the nation's eighth-largest city.
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March 24-30, 2023
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Russia arrests Wall Street Journal reporter on spying charge
Russia's security service arrested an American reporter for The Wall Street Journal on espionage charges, the first time a U.S. correspondent has been detained on spying accusations since the Cold War. The newspaper denied the allegations and demanded his release.
Conservative media figures leap to Donald Trump's defense
Conservative media figures leaped to Donald Trump's defense with apocalyptic language Thursday, claiming the former president was being unfairly persecuted by a Manhattan grand jury's indictment and predicting his 2024 bid for the White House would get a boost from his perceived martyrdom.
Bill to criminalize help for Idaho minors' abortions passes
A bill that would criminalize helping minors obtain an abortion without parental consent won final passage in Idaho's legislature on Thursday and is headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Brad Little.
Trump's indictment, long expected, still stuns at NYC court
If you didn't know what you were looking for, you might've missed it. Even then, it was hard to know at the moment that history was unfolding before your eyes.
Trump indictment live updates: Latest news, developments
In the first criminal case against a former president, Donald Trump has been indicted on charges involving payments made during the 2016 campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter.
2 killed, 5 wounded in shooting outside Memphis restaurant
Two men were killed and five other people were wounded in a shooting outside a restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee, police said Thursday.
What we know about Trump's indictment, so far
It's the first criminal case against a former U.S. president and a jolt to Trump's bid to retake the White House in 2024.