Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".

Roberts criticizes Trump for "Obama judge" asylum comment
Roberts criticizes Trump for "Obama judge" asylum comment

Chief Justice John Roberts is pushing back against President Donald Trump's description of a judge who ruled against the administration's new asylum policy as an "Obama judge.".

34 mins ago
Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self
Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self

Police say the man who killed three people at a Chicago hospital fired his handgun at least 30 times before he pointed the gun at his own head and fatally shot himself.

4 hrs 54 mins ago
Light rain falling in N California could hurt search effort
Light rain falling in N California could hurt search effort

Rain in the forecast could raise the risk of debris flows and complicate efforts to recover remains.

11 hrs 54 mins ago
Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start
Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

Fair skies over much of the country are helping get the Thanksgiving air-travel rush off to a good start.

12 hrs 54 mins ago
APNewsBreak: Indian Country criminal prosecutions plateau
APNewsBreak: Indian Country criminal prosecutions plateau

Federal figures show the number of Indian Country crimes that the U.S. Justice Department prosecutes has not shown significant change in recent years, despite new programs and attempts to boost public safety on reservations and prosecution rates.

11 hrs 44 mins ago
Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC runner Karina Vetrano
Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC runner Karina Vetrano

The trial of a man accused of killing a New York City woman who was sexually attacked while running near her family's home has ended in a hung jury.

14 hrs 4 mins ago
US senator says no ill will, intent behind 'hanging' remark
US senator says no ill will, intent behind 'hanging' remark

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi says that she apologizes to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter by saying she would attend a "public hanging" if the supporter invited her.

12 hrs 34 mins ago
Americans, Canadians are warned not to eat romaine lettuce
Americans, Canadians are warned not to eat romaine lettuce

Health officials are warning people to avoid romaine lettuce.

21 hrs 44 mins ago
2 kids, 2 adults dead in arson fire at mansion
2 kids, 2 adults dead in arson fire at mansion

Officials say multiple people have been found dead at a mansion that caught fire near the New Jersey shore and is owned by a tech company executive, hours after a blaze also broke out at the house of a relative.

20 hrs 44 mins ago
El Chapo trial witness: Ex-Mexico security chief was bribed
El Chapo trial witness: Ex-Mexico security chief was bribed

A government witness at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo says his cartel bribed the country's former top security chief and another person who once worked under the current president-elect.

21 hrs 24 mins ago
'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA
'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire.

21 hrs 44 mins ago
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.

November 15th, 2:49 AM EST
Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show
Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

November 15th, 12:39 AM EST
Woman claims Avenatti dragged her by arm across floor
Woman claims Avenatti dragged her by arm across floor

A woman who says she had a relationship with Michael Avenatti alleges he dragged her by the arm across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument.

22 hrs 33 mins ago
FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape
FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

The FBI has created replicas of decoy heads used by prisoners to mount their infamous escape from Alcatraz Island in 1962.

November 15th, 7:12 PM EST
Ex-MSU president charged with lying to police about Nassar
Ex-MSU president charged with lying to police about Nassar

Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon charged with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.

22 hrs 3 mins ago
A demand for a ring, an eruption of gunfire and 4 dead
A demand for a ring, an eruption of gunfire and 4 dead

Police say argument turns into shooting at Chicago hospital; 4 dead.

November 20th, 1:02 AM EST
AP Exclusive: Gov't questions unfair student loan practices
AP Exclusive: Gov't questions unfair student loan practices

AP Exclusive: Department of Education report shows evidence that student loan servicing company Navient steered borrowers into high-cost repayment plans. The education department withheld report from states and federal agencies suing the company.

22 hrs 55 mins ago
Caravan migrants weigh options after court blocks Trump ban
Caravan migrants weigh options after court blocks Trump ban

Officials in the Mexican border city of Tijuana say they've arrested 34 members of the caravan of Central American migrants for minor offenses and turned them over for deportation.

19 hrs 14 mins ago
Green Tuesday: Crowds line up at 1st East Coast pot shops
Green Tuesday: Crowds line up at 1st East Coast pot shops

Customers waited in long lines on a cold and rainy New England day to be among the first people to legally buy recreational marijuana on the U.S. East Coast.

20 hrs 21 mins ago
US senator apologizes to anyone offended by 'hanging' remark
US senator apologizes to anyone offended by 'hanging' remark

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent that she apologizes for saying she would attend a "public hanging" if a supporter invited her.

15 hrs 11 mins ago
The Latest: California wildfire missing list rises to 870
The Latest: California wildfire missing list rises to 870

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire.

21 hrs 14 mins ago
Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start
Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

Fair skies over much of the country are helping get the Thanksgiving travel rush off to a good start.

November 20th, 12:42 PM EST
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.

November 15th, 1:09 PM EST
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.

November 15th, 6:39 PM EST

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