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Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting "GIRL" single

Jan. 17, 2019 8:57 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris knew the importance of selecting the first single she released from her much-anticipated second record, but as soon as she heard the demo of "GIRL," she knew this was the song she wanted to lead off the album. "It felt like such a timely song for now," said the...

House of gunman in Las Vegas mass shooting sells for $425K

Jan. 8, 2019 4:42 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The house of the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been sold. Court records show District Judge Gloria Sturman approved the sale of Stephen Paddock's Nevada home for $425,000. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the two-bedroom, 2,018-square-foot...

Today in History

Jan. 8, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2019. There are 357 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 2011, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot and critically wounded when a gunman opened fire as the congresswoman met with constituents in Tucson; six people...

Final records released by police in Las Vegas mass shooting

Jan. 3, 2019 5:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas said Thursday they have finished releasing audio, video and written records about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history 15 months ago during an open-air concert. The department said that after 34 releases of material since May, officials believe they have...

Hello, 2019: Revelry and reflection greet new year

Jan. 1, 2019 7:05 AM EST

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and religion. A look at...

Paying for Medicaid, schools will be priority for lawmakers

Dec. 31, 2018 1:21 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Big-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions with a closer balance between Republicans and Democrats. Some states will be considering anew whether to expand government-funded health...

Ring in the new: NYPD drone to oversee Times Square revelry

Dec. 30, 2018 10:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep revelers...

Police release officers' accounts of Las Vegas shooting

Dec. 27, 2018 8:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Documents made public Thursday recounted anew how police officers took cover next to patrol vehicles on the Las Vegas Strip while a gunman rained bullets from a high-rise hotel into an outdoor music festival during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history almost 15 months...

UMBC's win over Virginia was biggest surprise of 2018

Dec. 25, 2018 5:55 PM EST

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County had no chance. Not against mighty Virginia, certainly not against history. No 16th seed had ever beaten a No. 1 in NCAA Tournament history, the lopsided ledger climbing to 135-0 through the opening weekend of 2018. The Retrievers also had the daunting task of facing the...

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

Dec. 18, 2018 5:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.  The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn in or destroy the...