Loading…
Monday, August 31, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsNation
Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy due in court
HOUSTON (AP) -- A man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.... 8/31/2015 12:44 PM

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.... 8/31/2015 2:52 AM

Mourners to pay tribute to slain television cameraman
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Salem High School will open its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus - Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live TV last week.... 8/31/2015 9:18 AM

Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country - ever in his life.... 8/30/2015 6:31 PM

Alaska-bound, Obama makes waves by renaming Mount McKinley
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley despite a backlash from Ohio politicians.... 8/31/2015 10:54 AM

Kerry, Obama to raise global warming issues in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full picture.... 8/31/2015 4:31 AM

Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.... 8/31/2015 7:18 AM

When the wells run dry: California families cope in drought
TULARE, Calif. (AP) -- Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard. It's his daily ritual now in a community built by refugees from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl. But only a trickle came out; then a drip, then nothing more.... 8/31/2015 5:37 AM

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.... 8/31/2015 8:27 AM

Goodell, Brady arrive early for 'Deflategate' case hearing
NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have arrived early for a court appearance in New York for the "Deflategate" case.... 8/31/2015 2:00 PM



Recommended for You