Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for…

Flooding concerns are starting to ease in hard-hit places along the Missouri River, but experts warn that with plenty of snow still left to melt to the north, the threat could persist for months

Deputies rescue 2 wailing bear cubs trapped in…

Two Wisconsin sheriff's deputies rescued a pair of bear cubs trapped in a flooded culvert that had served as their den

Officials Contain Second Fire At A Texas Chemical…

​Although the initial fire had been extinguished on Wednesday, two new tanks had been found on fire on Friday.

Man accused of fatally stabbing woman after…

A 25-year-old Arizona man who was driving a San Diego-area woman's car is accused of fatally stabbing her after the vehicle veered off a freeway and crashed in a Phoenix suburb, resulting in a chaotic scene involving passers-by who stopped to help

Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times…

A vintage plane that went from flying TWA passengers in the 1950s to running drugs in the 1970s visited Times Square before its next transformation into a cocktail lounge at New York's Kennedy Airport

No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel…

Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm

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Report: FEMA Wrongly Shared Natural Disaster…

A government watchdog found FEMA had given the personal information of about 2.3 million ​people who survived several natural disasters.

Record number of people visit national parks in Alaska

A record number of people visited Alaska's national parks in 2018, the Anchorage Daily News reports

The Latest: Teen's dad: 'Very painful to see what…

The father of a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer outside Pittsburgh says "it's very painful to see what happened, to sit there and deal with it."

Steve King Finds New Way to Offend

Rack up another racially tinged remark for Steve King. The Iowa representative Thursday compared Iowa flood victims to Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans in 2005—and the Iowans come out a little better in his eyes, CNN reports. "Here's what FEMA tells me. We go to a place like...

Mueller's Russia Probe Is Done, Releases Report…

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said he might be able to release "principal conclusions" to Congress as soon as this weekend.

12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway

Authorities say several crashes involving about 50 vehicles on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles have sent 12 people to the hospital

Kansas death penalty case has implications for…

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider a Kansas case that could have far-reaching implications for mental ill defendants across the nation

FEMA Struck by a 'Major Privacy Incident'

Survivors may still be picking up the pieces after the natural disasters that have swept across the country over the past couple of years, and now they have a new issue to contend with: the possibility of identity theft thanks to what the Federal Emergency Management Agency is calling a...

CDC: Fentanyl Deaths Up By More Than 1,000 Percent

The agency found there were more than 18,300 fentanyl-related deaths in 2016.

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Officer wounded during deputy's killing is out of hospital

A Washington state police officer who was wounded in a shootout that killed one of his colleagues has been released from a Seattle hospital

Dispute over refinery near national park heats up…

Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of a controversial oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park are battling in state court

Report Out of Syria: 'Total Elimination' of ISIS…

The Islamic State caliphate in Syria may finally be toppled after almost five years of battle, at least according to word from US-backed forces there. Per CNN and the Guardian , the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces says it has liberated the last ISIS stronghold, the eastern village of Baghouz. The SDF...

River Flooding Can Get Even Worse Days After A…

During a major storm it's not uncommon for the worst flooding to come days after the rain passes. It takes time for that water to travel downstream.

US underground nuclear waste dump explained

Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for plutonium-contaminated waste

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Ice shards along Lake Michigan's shore; wind turbines at dawn in Maine; vigil after shootings in New Zealand

Officials: Body armor saved Texas deputy shot…

Officials in West Texas say body armor saved the life of a deputy who was critically wounded when he was shot during a traffic stop

Jimmy Carter Is Now The Longest-Living US…

As of Friday, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is 94 years and 172 days old.

FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets…

Boeing is confirming the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months

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Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant…

A Navajo Nation company has ended its pursuit of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the mine that feeds it

New Jersey sues California company over 'ghost…

New Jersey's attorney general has sued a California company that sells gun parts that can be turned into working firearms

NOAA Warns Spring Flood Season Could Be…

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, nearly two-thirds of the U.S. is at an elevated risk for flooding through May.