The Latest: Slain Mississippi deputy a dad and a…

Mississippi deputy among eight people slain remembered by sheriff as a father and a 'great guy'

Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly…

Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men killed when they came to the defense of two young women _ one wearing a hijab _ who were targeted by an anti-Muslim rant

Police identify suspect in double killing on…

Will Carr reports

Instructor dies, trainee injured in skydiving accident

A Louisiana skydiving instructor died Sunday, and his trainee injured, after he lost consciousness during a skydiving jump

Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire…

This Memorial Day, friends remember Sharon Lane as the only woman in the U.S. Army killed by hostile fire during the Vietnam War

With bears on the rise, states hope to limit…

A year after a spring and summer marked by a high number of nuisance bear complaints, Maine wildlife officials are trying to encourage people and bears to keep their distance from each other

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Group pushes for creation of war on terror…

Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation founder Andrew Brennan reflects ahead of Memorial Day

Minneapolis art museum will remove gallows-like sculpture

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will remove a gallows-like sculpture because of protests from Native Americans who say it brought back painful memories of the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men in 1862

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its…

While millions of Americans celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer, some veterans and loved ones of fallen military members wish the holiday would command more respect

Florida could pave new changes in 'stand your…

Florida could be the first state to spell out that prosecutors _ and not defendants _ have the burden of proof in pretrial "stand your ground" hearings

Maryland sheriff on protecting soft targets…

Wicomico County official shares insights on 'America's News HQ'

Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died

Coal trains fewer as Appalachian railroads keep…

Trains don't run anymore down every Appalachian town or coal-rich hollow that fueled America's industrial revolution

San Francisco courts test new approach to…

San Francisco courts are testing a new approach to homeless crimes in which judges no longer issue arrest warrants for people who fail to appear in court or pay tickets for infractions such as loitering or sleeping in a park

Small business owner talks Maryland's busy season

Francis Scott Key Family Resort owner discusses the economy

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New lawsuit accuses imprisoned former speaker of sex assault

An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case

No public events at Ohio zoo where gorilla killed…

No public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former…

A Virginia State Police special agent killed by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who mentored disadvantaged kids and founded a youth wrestling club

Identifying missing service members killed in…

Bryan Llenas reports on the use of DNA testing to bring closure

2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson, Missouri

Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat…

Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident in California. Kalanick's father, Donald, was injured and is in stable condition.

Defense secretary references Manchester in West…

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis references Manchester attack in speech at West Point

Trump shares Memorial Day message, honors fallen…

President addresses U.S. troops in Sigonella, Italy

Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

Police are investigating after five people were shot and injured at a nightclub in Mississippi.

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Parents of girl filmed urinating tell school 'do…

Parents of teen girl who was filmed urinating in a bathroom stall say officials at a California high school aren't doing enough to punish the perpetrator who received a three-day suspension

Police: Woman locked her kids in car trunk while…

A Utah woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car's trunk while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop

Melania Trump: This trip has been incredible for…

First lady recounts the major events of her trip abroad