LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man fatally shot in a Southern California Costco store was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped an off-duty police officer who opened fire and killed the man and critically wounded the man's parents, the lawyer for the man's family said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A decorated Navy SEAL stabbed to death a wounded and captive teenage Islamic State fighter in Iraq and then bragged about it, a military prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during opening statements in a politically charged court-martial.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump's reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president's policies.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities seized 33,000 pounds, or 15,000 kilograms, of cocaine from a ship at Philadelphia's port in what they described as one of the largest drug busts in American history.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer on Tuesday said a longstanding settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not necessarily mean a toothbrush and soap must be provided for shorter stays.
DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas' 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility that operated power lines that ignited several huge, deadly wildfires has agreed to pay $1 billion in damages to 14 local governments.
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends, federal prosecutors said Monday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley's Graceland.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois graduate student told jurors Tuesday that the man on trial for killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China tried to get her into his car by posing as an undercover police officer, saying she felt physically ill when she recognized him days l…
A federal watchdog agency said Tuesday that public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students' behavior.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, said Tuesday that he's not concerned about losing support among his party's voters in Louisiana because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law .
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday for violence, mistreatment and neglect inflicted on Native Americans throughout California's history, saying it amounted to genocide and pushing the state to reckon with its dark past.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local):
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting was a knee-jerk reaction based on politics, not facts, a lawyer said Tuesday as a Senate hearing began on whether to uphold the suspension.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering loosening their sports betting restrictions to allow the owner of the Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association teams.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It's a carefully planned mission that involves coordination across state lines — from Mexican gray wolf dens hidden deep in the woods of New Mexico and Arizona to breeding facilities at zoos and special conservation centers around the U.S.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas.
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Police arrested a driver accused of intentionally running over pedestrians in Tennessee, killing a pregnant mother and her toddler son.
The racist social-media posts were originally shared only among friends — in text messages and a Goggle document. But someone took screenshots, which led Harvard University to revoke an offer of admission to a Parkland high school survivor.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is pouring $1 billion into easing the high-priced housing headaches that it and its Silicon Valley peers helped give the San Francisco Bay Area.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tougher standards for school bus drivers and a fire suppression system could have prevented the deaths in a 2017 school bus fire in western Iowa, federal safety investigators said Tuesday.
OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) — Investigators have largely cleared a hospital for how it dealt with a Chicago woman accused of cutting a baby from his mother's womb and claiming him as her own, despite questions from the victims' family over why it took the hospital more than two weeks to tell child s…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release from jail of two Minnesota wrestlers who had been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct (all times local):
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive.
NEW YORK (AP) — An ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he was waging an "information war" against the United States, prosecutors said Tuesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21.
ITASCA, Ill., June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, building owners in Chicago are lighting their properties green in observance of National Safety Month, observed annually in June by the National Safety Council to raise awareness about preventable deaths. The Illuminate…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California public health officials would have oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teenager who lost a leg in a shark attack this month got a personal message Tuesday from the actor who plays "Iron Man" in Marvel's superhero movies.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against con…
HOUSTON (AP) — Newly tested DNA evidence led to the re-arrest of a man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as he walked home from school in 2016, authorities said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti learned Tuesday that he faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singing competitions.
PARIS (AP) — French police investigating whether corruption played a role in the stunning decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar took 1980s soccer superstar and former top executive Michel Platini into custody Tuesday for questioning.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed by families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting against conspriacy theorist Alex Jones (all times local):
The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly for the first time on Tuesday an…