Missing Camp Pendleton Marine found safe at Texas rest stop
RICHLAND, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Marine believed to have left Arizona for California's Camp Pendleton never arrived, but was found days later at a Texas rest area, unharmed.
4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified
PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured.
Police: Suspect in cop shooting, bike attack captured
CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight near downtown days earlier has been captured, police said.
US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass killings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle. About 1,000 rounds of ammunition.
4 die after bus with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah
PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A tour bus carrying 30 Chinese tourists left Las Vegas in the morning and set off through the other worldly red-rock landscape of southern Utah toward Bryce National Park.
Fifth death linked to storm that walloped Houston area
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — The widespread damage brought to the Houston area by one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history came into broader view Saturday, as floodwaters receded to reveal the exhausting cleanup effort that lies ahead for many communities and homeowners.
Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina bar shooting
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — Two men were fatally shot early Saturday at a South Carolina sports bar and eight other people were wounded in the gunfire, authorities said.
Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders gathered at the United Nations Saturday to demand radical moves to fight climate change.
Charge against airline mechanic highlights 'insider threat'
The arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the "insider threat" to aviation security.
GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower paying jobs
DETROIT (AP) — If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble.
Trial to start for Georgia cop who shot naked, unarmed man
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A police officer responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically at an Atlanta-area apartment complex arrived on the scene, exited his vehicle and shot the man almost immediately.
Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands in Nevada desert
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.
Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead
HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S.
History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan
DETROIT (AP) — A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago.
Patient records found at shuttered Indiana abortion clinics
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators found thousands of abandoned medical records at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a late doctor who took home more than 2,200 sets of fetal remains, Indiana's attorney general said Friday.
Q&A: Climate activist Greta Thunberg on global strikes
NEW YORK (AP) — Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she's overwhelmed by the success of Friday's climate protests.
NYPD commander who took Son of Sam's confession dies at 99
NEW YORK (AP) — John Keenan, the police official who led New York City's manhunt for the Son of Sam killer and eventually took a case-solving confession from David Berkowitz, has died.
Storm-scarred Texas coast picks up after lmelda's deluge
HOUSTON (AP) — Kids were still in classrooms as roads around them became rivers. Drivers warned to stay off highways wound up abandoning their submerged cars.
Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor shuts down
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The money-losing Three Mile Island, the 1979 site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, was shut down Friday by its energy giant owner.
23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, enlisting help from 22 other states in a battle that will shape a key component of the nation's climate policy.
Rule would bar grad assistant unionizing at private schools
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a blow to a unionization movement sweeping private universities, the National Labor Relations Board on Friday proposed a new rule that would strip graduate teaching assistants at those schools of the right to collective bargaining.
Judge orders trial in Southern California synagogue shooting
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former college student will stand trial on charges he opened fire with an assault rifle inside a Southern California synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three people last April, a judge ruled Friday.
Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets.
Dive boat, Ghost Ship fires a lesson in proving negligence
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One was a ship in name only, an artist commune set up in an Oakland warehouse. The other was a bona fide boat afloat on the ocean off Santa Barbara.
Climate change will grab globe's focus with summit, strikes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Get ready to hear about global warming — or the "climate emergency " as the United Nations is calling it. In the next week, there will be climate strikes, climate summits, climate debates, a dire climate science report, climate pledges by countries and businesses, promises of climate financial help and more between now and next Friday.