The Latest: Police say 3 dead in California Ford…

Police say three people are dead in a shooting at a Northern California Ford dealership, including the gunman

In Oregon, stark rural-urban divide fuels climate…

The stark divide in Oregon between the state's liberal, urban population centers and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas makes it fertile ground for the partisan crisis currently unfolding there

UN report: Women too often suffer violence in families

The U.N. women's agency says in a new report families around the world can be loving and supporting but too often are the place for discrimination and violence against women _ and home is one of the most dangerous places for a woman

Asian shares mostly lower as investors look to…

Asian shares are mostly lower as investors awaited developments on the trade friction between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 meeting of major economies in Japan later in the week

American who helped Islamic State asks for leniency

An American woman who helped in online recruitment of Islamic State fighters is seeking leniency in her New York terrorism case over the objections of prosecutors who say she's still a threat

Motor vehicle head resigns over fatal crash that…

The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural New Hampshire road left seven bikers dead

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Navy rests murder case in Navy SEAL's trial

Prosecutors rest case against a decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder after showing jury photo of Bronze Star recipient clutching hair of dead captive militant in one hand, knife in other

Hawaii skydiving crash victims included young couple, sailor

All 11 people on board a skydiving plane died when it crashed and burned at a small airfield north of Honolulu last week

APNewsBreak: Lawsuit claims Utah hotel exploited…

The luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City is accused in a lawsuit of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial jobs for low pay

Prosecutor says Hawaii police chief, wife abused…

A prosecutor says the former police chief of Honolulu and his wife, a former deputy prosecutor, abused their positions in an attempt to silence a relative who could have exposed the financial fraud that funded their lavish lifestyle

Texas man who threatened Trump from prison gets 37 months

A Texas man who threatened President Donald Trump from a Louisiana prison has been sentenced to just over three years in federal prison

California ends use of out-of-state prisons after 13 years

Thirteen years after California began exporting thousands of felons to private prisons across the nation, the last convict has boarded a bus back to California.

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian…

The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it an encouraging step but short of alleviating a "precarious" funding situation

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns

Man charged with impersonating federal agent to…

A federal judge says a spokesman for a group of armed civilians that patrols the US-Mexico border and who has been jailed on charges of impersonating a federal agent can be released to a halfway house

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Virginia Beach considers independent shooting…

The city of Virginia Beach may soon commission an independent investigation into the mass shooting that claimed 12 lives last month.

Mother arrested after 12-year-old fatally shoots twin

Authorities in Southern California say a woman has been arrested after her 12-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his twin brother

National Weather Service confirms rare West…

The National Weather Service says storm-related damage indicates a rare tornado touched down in West Virginia

Father of slain California officer praises…

The father of a slain California police officer said it is offensive and hurtful to suggest authorities were responsible for her death

Girl Scout Hike Ends in Tragedy

Isabelle Meyer was hiking along a gravel road with three others at a southern Indiana Girl Scouts campground Monday morning when a tree suddenly fell on the group, killing the 11-year-old. "They were there to have a good time," an emotional Perry County Sheriff Alan Malone said during a press...

Prisoner survey: Filth, neglect in solitary…

Criminal justice advocates in Louisiana have launched a campaign to drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement in state prisons

Wisconsin coroner: 6 killed in rural house fire

Authorities in Wisconsin say six people have died in a house fire in the northeastern part of the state

Bride's Wedding Party: Not 4, Not 8, but ... 34

If you thought your cousin's nine-lady-strong wedding party was a bit much, wait until you hear this: Casme Carter had 34 bridesmaids when she got married on the beach June 2 in Destin, Florida. Carter, who had her six sisters by her side as well as many of the friends...

The Latest: Corrections officials say progress being made

Louisiana corrections officials say they are making progress in reducing the use of restrictive housing _ often called solitary confinement _ in state prisons

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E-bikes encounter rocky road to approval despite…

Electric-assist bikes represent the fastest-growing bicycle segment in the United States, but regulators are still grappling with how to treat them

Police seek person who last saw missing Utah…

Police on Tuesday issued a public appeal for a person last seen with a University of Utah student before she disappeared more than a week ago