• Associated Press November 24, 2019 10:00 pm

    Towns Split as Home Buyouts Help People Move on After Floods

    Tammy Kilgore raised the giant claw of a John Deere excavator high in the air, then slammed it down on the roof the house where she had spent nearly her entire adult life. The shingles crunched, but not much else. So she did it again, and again — each time taking a bigger bite with the mouth-like claw, until the...

  • Iraq November 5, 2019 6:01 am

    Turkey Says It Captured Slain IS Leader's Sister in Syria

    Turkey captured the elder sister of the slain leader of the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria on Monday, according to a senior Turkish official, who called the arrest an intelligence “gold mine.” Little is known about the sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the...

  • New Hampshire October 8, 2019 9:01 pm

    Sanders' Daughter-in-Law Dies at 46 After Cancer Diagnosis

    The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Raine Riggs was 46.

  • Donald Trump July 30, 2019 2:57 pm

    Suburban Women Recoil as Trump Dives Into Racial Politics

    Carol Evans approves of Donald Trump’s immigration policy. She gives him credit for the strong economy. But the Republican from the affluent Milwaukee suburbs of Waukesha County, a GOP bedrock in the state, just can’t commit to voting for the president next year like she did in 2016. “I just don’t like the way he talks about other people,” Evans,...

  • Hillary Clinton July 22, 2019 4:21 pm

    It's a Boy! Chelsea Clinton Announces Birth of Third Baby

    Chelsea Clinton is now a mother of three! The daughter of former President Bill Clinton announced on Twitter Monday morning that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky welcomed their third child, a boy named Jasper. “This morning we welcomed our son, Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky,” she wrote. “We are overflowing with love and gratitude and can’t wait to introduce him to his...

  • Florida July 1, 2019 11:38 am

    Florida Woman Dies of Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Family Says

    A woman died of a flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg in the waters off Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family says. Carolyn Fleming — who went by Lynn — of Ellenton, Florida, fell into a small dip in the water at the barrier island’s Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on Friday, June 14, NBC News reports....

  • Mexico June 27, 2019 7:27 pm

    Family of Migrant Dad, Daughter Who Drowned: They Died in Search of the ‘American Dream'

    The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph of the sad discovery of their bodies on Monday,...

  • Mexico June 26, 2019 6:45 pm

    Grim Photo of Father-Daughter Border Drowning Highlights Migrants' Perils

    The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph of the sad discovery of their bodies on Monday,...

  • Massachusetts June 7, 2019 11:54 pm

    Driver Accused in Deadly Auburn Crash Held on $50K Bail

    The man charged in connection with a fatal crash in Auburn, Massachusetts was ordered held on $50,000 cash bail at his arraignment Friday. DeJesus Amaro, 24, of Taunton, is facing charges that include motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation in connection with the Thursday afternoon accident.

  • NEW YORK May 30, 2019 1:01 am

    80-Year-Old New York Man Charged With Murder of Daughter-In-Law Added to FBI's 10 Most Wanted List

    A Hudson Valley man who vanished into a state park after allegedly murdering his daughter-in-law in 2012 has been added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list, according to law enforcement authorities.

  • NBC May 13, 2019 3:23 am

    Elsa Patton, Mother of ‘Real Housewives of Miami' Cast Member, Dies

    Elsa Patton, a breakout star on “The Real Housewives of Miami,” has died, the family said in a statement Sunday.

  • Donald Trump April 13, 2019 10:59 pm

    Trump Campaign Eyes Chances to Vie for States Lost in 2016

    President Donald Trump loves to recount how his 2016 campaign defied expectations to pierce the vaunted Democratic “blue wall.” For 2020, he’s looking to do one better. As his re-election campaign kicks into high gear, it’s exploring opportunities to contest states he lost in 2016, aiming to keep divided Democrats on the defensive. Trump on Monday visits one of those...

  • BOSTON March 20, 2019 4:07 am

    World War II Memorial Defacement Found on Day of Creator's Death

    The vandalism of a World War II memorial in South Boston hits especially close to home for the family of one of monument’s creators. World War II veteran John Mullen, who helped to build the memorial in South Boston, died Monday, the same day its defacement was discovered.

  • Massachusetts March 20, 2019 1:38 pm

    NH Republicans Welcome Trump Primary Challenge

    New Hampshire gave Donald Trump his first presidential primary victory. Some prominent New Hampshire Republicans aren’t so sure he deserves a second. Steve Duprey, who represents New Hampshire at the Republican National Committee, won’t say whether he’ll vote for Trump in 2020. Former GOP chair Jennifer Horn, who led the party during the president’s first run, is actively working for...

  • Attorney March 2, 2019 12:21 am

    Chaos, Fighting Erupts During Texas Execution Thursday

    Chaos erupts near Texas’ death chamber when son of condemned inmate pounds on chamber windows, shouts obscenities as father speaks last words; son, grandson arrested.

  • NEW YORK February 15, 2019 3:30 pm

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns to Work, Supreme Court Says

    The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December. The court’s press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices’ Friday closed-door conference at which they’re weighing whether to add new cases and finalizing opinions in cases argued in the fall. Ginsburg...

  • head February 15, 2019 1:34 pm

    100 Days After Paradise Burned, the Stories of the Victims

    It was a day that was almost unfathomable. An entire town was burned off the map of California. Nearly 14,000 homes were incinerated. All told, 85 people would perish. The oldest was 99; of the 73 bodies that have been identified, 59 were 65 or older. One hundred days later — with the aid of public records showing the locations...

  • NEW YORK February 5, 2019 11:36 am

    Ginsburg Makes 1st Public Appearance Since Cancer Surgery

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December. The 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending a concert at a museum a few blocks from the White House that is being given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Patrice Michaels is married to Ginsburg’s son, James. Michaels is a soprano and composer....

  • Donald Trump January 25, 2019 3:54 pm

    Trump Aides Struggle to Show Some Shutdown Empathy

    One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law said employees’ “little bit of pain” was worth it for the good of the country. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross questioned why cash-poor workers were using food banks instead of taking out loans. The president himself says workers simply need...

  • Instagram December 10, 2018 5:43 pm

    Happy Birthday Spartacus: Kirk Douglas Turns 102

    Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law.

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