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FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide'

May 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access. more »»

Latest on flooding: Flooding threatens North Texas homes

May 28, 2015

1:45 p.m. (CDT)

Authorities say floodwaters from the swollen Brazos River are lapping at the foundations of 11 homes in a North Texas community west of Fort Worth. more »»

Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland

May 28, 2015

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march away from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday. more »»

Washington Post hits back against Iran court claims

May 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post hit back Thursday at Iran's allegation that a jailed journalist wrote a letter to President Barack Obama. more »»

Officers find liquor in small plane that hit tower

May 28, 2015

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot reeked of alcohol after his plane struck a communications tower on the ground at Melbourne International Airport in central Florida. more »»

Army chief: Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistake

May 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. more »»

Latest on flooding: Oklahoma roads, bridges still flooded

May 28, 2015

12 p.m. (CDT)

An Oklahoma emergency official says the state is still trying to get a sense of how many residents were displaced or left homeless by recent storms and flooding. more »»

Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse is moving inland

May 28, 2015

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — An iconic Martha's Vineyard's lighthouse has begun its gradual move from its rapidly eroding cliffside perch. more »»

Latest on flooding: More rain could hurt Texas search effort

May 28, 2015

11:50 a.m. (CDT)

Authorities in Central Texas say more rain could hamper their efforts to search for eight people who went missing during the storms and flooding of recent days. more »»

Photo shows Chicago cops posing over black man with antlers

May 28, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police detective is suing to get his job back after being fired for posing in a photograph with another officer holding rifles over an unidentified black man lying... more »»

Civilians get new authority in Cleveland police settlement

May 28, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's settlement agreement with the U.S. more »»

Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitor

May 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple must cooperate with a court-appointed monitor after a judge found the technology giant colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices, a federal... more »»

Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray

May 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city's deadliest in 15 years. more »»

Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more flooding

May 28, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger Thursday as the runoff kept pouring into rising rivers, and officials... more »»

AP NewsBreak: FBI carefully probing Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

May 28, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — The new head of the FBI's Cincinnati division says agents are conducting a thorough review of last year's fatal police shooting of a black man in a suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store. more »»

Twice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom

May 28, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice. more »»

Latest on flooding: Flood risk for city southwest of Houston

May 28, 2015

9:35 a.m. (CDT)

Authorities are asking those who live in about 300 homes in the small southwestern Texas city of Wharton to leave due to the risk of flooding. more »»

Latest on flooding: Flooding shuts part of Arkansas highway

May 28, 2015

9:05 a.m. (CDT)

Arkansas transportation officials have indefinitely closed a section of highway near its border with Texas due to flooding along the Red River. more »»

 
 

 

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