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The Latest: Husband shoots wife in California rampage

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting rampage in Bakersfield, California (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Authorities say a gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning...
Sep. 12, 2018

Virginia families to be cooped up with chickens during storm

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman says she and some neighbors have decided to be cooped up with their chickens and other pets as Hurricane Florence approaches. Grace Hoss...
Sep. 12, 2018

Graham departs from best-friend McCain, goes all in on Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — By the end, Sen. John McCain had rejected President Donald Trump. The president was so infuriated by McCain he put a biting reference to the dying...
Sep. 12, 2018

Millions on the US coast prepare as monster storm approaches

As Hurricane Florence approaches the Southeastern U.S. coast, millions of people in the path of are frantically preparing for the monster storm. Residents in states from Virginia to Georgia —...
Sep. 12, 2018

Speedways, makeshift shelters offer rest to storm evacuees

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Some of the Southerners escaping Hurricane Florence have found refuge in makeshift shelters, including campgrounds at three of the nation's largest motor speedways. But gas shortages...
Sep. 12, 2018

Gunman kills 5, self in Southern California rampage

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a Kern County sheriff's deputy closed in Wednesday, authorities said. There...
Sep. 12, 2018

Storm to be 'exceptionally bad news' if it hovers offshore

WASHINGTON (AP) — Although Hurricane Florence has slightly weakened as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land. Forecasters...
Sep. 12, 2018

Rihanna unleashes the savage beast in latest lingerie line

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna unleashed the wild beast in a lush tropical land that turned to arid desert with women of all shapes, sizes and colors in her second...
Sep. 12, 2018

Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than...
Sep. 12, 2018

US, Cuba to meet on mystery 'health attacks' in Havana

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American diplomats...
Sep. 12, 2018

A CBS network shaped by Moonves is challenged without him

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past two decades, CBS may just as well have been called the Moonves (MOON-vess) Broadcasting Network. Now it's time to move on. It has...
Sep. 12, 2018

Tokyo chief opens new fish market, delayed for 2 years

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo governor has led an opening ceremony for the city's new fish market, trying to assuage worries about contamination at the site that delayed the move...
Sep. 12, 2018

US, Cuba to meet on unexplained 'health attacks' in Havana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that...
Sep. 12, 2018

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2018. There are 109 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 13, 1971, a...
Sep. 12, 2018

AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The big slosh has begun, and the consequences could be disastrous. Hurricane Florence's leading edge battered the...
Sep. 12, 2018

Democrats running for AG in New York see common foe: Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump might want to keep an eye on Thursday's Democratic primary for attorney general in New York. There's a chance he'll be sparring with...
Sep. 12, 2018

California school board member apologizes for Hitler remark

CHINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school board member has apologized for saying that Hitler wasn't bad during a hearing over state sex education requirements. The Inland Valley Daily...
Sep. 12, 2018

Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the country's handling of its Rohingya Muslim minority crisis could have been handled better. The Nobel Prize laureate made...
Sep. 12, 2018

Gunman kills 5, self in Southern California

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a gunman in California has killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a sheriff's deputy closed in. Kern...
Sep. 12, 2018

Judge orders compound suspects remain in federal custody

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered five former residents of a ramshackle New Mexico compound to remain jailed amid accusations that a woman in the group...
Sep. 12, 2018

Nixon hopes for big upset as primary battle with Cuomo ends

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Democrats are poised to decide who prevails in the long and sometimes nasty primary fight between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon...
Sep. 12, 2018

Authorities say gunman kills five people, self in Bakersfield, California

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say gunman kills five people, self in Bakersfield, California.
Sep. 12, 2018

The Latest: Maui County evacuating several homes amid storm

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on tropical storm Olivia and its impact on Hawaii (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Maui County says several homes are being evacuated because of floodwaters...
Sep. 12, 2018

Israel removes protest shacks near embattled West Bank site

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces have dismantled five corrugated metal shacks that had been set up by Palestinian activists protesting the anticipated razing of a nearby West...
Sep. 12, 2018

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a...
Sep. 12, 2018

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