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Country stars honour shooting victims at CMT Artists show

Country stars honour shooting victims at CMT Artists show

NASHVILLE — Country singer Jason Aldean and other stars honoured victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of handing out awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show.
Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on Trump

Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on Trump

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions strongly defended President Donald Trump's firing of James Comey, but at a Senate hearing Wednesday repeatedly declined to discuss private conversations with the president about the dismissal, frustrating D
Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area because of rising prices.
Judge: Michael Douglas' son can go to Los Angeles to act

Judge: Michael Douglas' son can go to Los Angeles to act

NEW YORK — A judge who sentenced Michael Douglas' son to nearly a decade in prison several years ago told him on Wednesday that he can go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. U.S. District Judge Richard M.

Harvard rescinds 2014 medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture. The school's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research decided to revoke the W.E.B.
Little Rock police arrest suspected 1st shooter at nightclub

Little Rock police arrest suspected 1st shooter at nightclub

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Police say they have arrested the person suspected of firing first during a mass shooting at a Little Rock rap concert last summer. No one died in the July 1 melee, but 28 people sustained injuries. Little Rock police Capt.
Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS — The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence.
Mike Pence's brother launches run for Indiana US House seat

Mike Pence's brother launches run for Indiana US House seat

INDIANAPOLIS — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice-president and former governor represented for 12 years.
Judge asks group in Trump lawsuit to justify right to sue

Judge asks group in Trump lawsuit to justify right to sue

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday pressed government lawyers to explain why President Donald Trump's ownership of hotels patronized by foreign government officials didn't violate the Constitution, a key question that could shed light on Trump's