Commuter plane crash on Alaska island critically…

A commuter airplane carrying 42 people, including a high school swim team, went off the runway while landing at a small Alaska community on the Bering Sea

Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II…

Researchers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are homing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific

White House Chief Of Staff Walks Back Comment On…

Mick Mulvaney said "there was absolutely no quid pro quo" between the president and Ukraine after seeming to say the opposite earlier on Thursday.

Film academy honors 16 Student Academy Award…

An animated film about Grendel, a drama about transgender identity and a documentary about a girl finding her birth parents in China are among the gold medal winners at the Student Academy Awards

Cummings recalled as powerful orator who took on…

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who died Thursday at age 68, was remembered as a formidable orator who fought for civil rights and took on the White House by friends, neighbors and leaders across the political spectrum_ including the president himself

PG&E executives to appear before California…

Top executives of California's largest utility are expected at an emergency meeting Friday to answer hard questions by state regulators about a massive pre-emptive power shutdown criticized as poorly executed and unacceptable

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President Trump Will Host Next G-7 Summit At His…

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says​ the 47th G-7 Summit will be at the Trump National Doral Resort in Miami.

Police get cooling off period before questioned…

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, they are given days or even weeks before they have to submit to questioning

Asian shares fall back after China reports…

Asian shares mostly lower back after China reports economy weakened

Share of Americans with no religious affiliation…

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians

New Bill Would Let The FTC Set, Enforce Minimum…

Sen. Ron Wyden's "Mind Your Own Business Act" would also make it easier for consumers to opt out of having their data tracked.

Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at…

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump

Oversight board fires police officer for fatally…

Chicago's police oversight board has fired an officer who fatally shot two people _ a teenager he said threatened him with a bat and a woman standing nearby

'Totally avoidable': 3 firms fined in Seattle…

Authorities have issued citations to three companies involved in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle last April

California Launches Statewide Earthquake Early…

Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials announced the new system during a press conference Thursday.

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'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American life via animation

Nickelodeon's "The Casagrandes" premiered this week and became one of the first cartoons in U.S. history to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family

Venezuela wins seat on UN rights body despite…

Venezuela has won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council despite a campaign by organizations and countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro's government and its rights record

Controlled blasts to bring down cranes at…

Authorities in New Orleans say plans are being made to place explosives on two unstable construction cranes in hopes of bringing them down with a series of small controlled blasts ahead of approaching tropical weather

Chicago Teachers Union Goes On Strike

The strike comes after weeks of failed negotiations between the city and union, forcing around 29,000 teachers and 300,000 students out of class.

Russia: 3 US diplomats stopped near explosion area

Russia's foreign ministry says police stopped three American diplomats trying to enter an area of northern Russia where a secrecy-shrouded explosion at a navy range caused a brief spoke in radioactivity levels

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on…

Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for several more days until they vote on a tentative contract agreement with the company

'Spirited Away,' other Studio Ghibli films head…

The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, including 'Spirited Away' and 'Princess Mononoke,' is heading to HBO Max streaming service

To Help Suicidal Teens Recover, Doctors Appoint…

Suicide is the second-most common killer of teens.

The Latest: Tropical storm expected to develop in Gulf

A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it moves toward the northern U.S. Gulf Coast

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School's out: Chicago teachers strike, 1st day…

Striking teachers went on strike after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's third-largest school district

Zuckerberg Limits Press, Then Gives Address on…

Mark Zuckerberg's address Thursday extolling the virtues and importance of free speech prompted a number of examples of it, many of them highly critical. Zuckerberg was defending Facebook's decision to not censor lies and misinformation in political ads and content when he stepped to the microphone at Georgetown University, CBS...

Opioid Manufacturers Expected To Settle Thousands…

The $50 billion settlement with states and local governments would pay for services to deal with the opioid epidemic.