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Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

Sep. 24, 2018 10:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans mounted a combative, coordinated drive Monday to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination as they fought to keep a second woman's allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation. President Donald Trump leapt to his defense, the top Senate...

As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

Sep. 23, 2018 11:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee put the White House and Senate Republicans on the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further...

Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?

Sep. 22, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post. Time Magazine. The Atlantic. The Village Voice. The Los Angeles Times. All American media icons, all bought by billionaires in the past half decade. Some are thriving. One died. On the rest, the jury's still out. Still, for beleaguered news organizations the prospect of...

Judges signal they'll revive Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit

Sep. 21, 2018 6:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals panel seems poised to reinstate a defamation lawsuit Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times after hearing oral arguments Friday. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan found it unusual that a judge tossed the lawsuit last year...

The Latest: Authorities identify Maryland shooting suspect

Sep. 20, 2018 9:40 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Maryland (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Authorities have released the identity of a woman who they say killed herself after fatally shooting three people and wounding several others at a Maryland warehouse. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler said...

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

Sep. 20, 2018 9:35 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland got into an argument at work Thursday morning and began shooting colleagues, killing three before fatally turning the gun on herself, authorities and witnesses said. Workers at the Rite Aid distribution center in...

The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect in critical condition

Sep. 20, 2018 12:15 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Maryland (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Law enforcement officials say the lone suspect in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland is in custody in critical condition. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler says there is no...

Longtime publisher of Arizona Daily Sun to retire

Sep. 19, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The longtime publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun is retiring, marking the second major shift in leadership at the newspaper since July. Don Rowley led the Flagstaff paper for 23 years, overseeing changes that included the addition of a Saturday newspaper in 1992 and a move to the...

China reaches out to US over demand for media registration

Sep. 19, 2018 6:21 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China has reached out to the U.S. over reports that the Department of Justice has ordered two top Chinese state-run news outlets to register as foreign agents, a spokesman said Wednesday, adding that Beijing opposed "politicizing" the role of the media. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang...

The Latest: North Carolina governor visits hard-hit New Bern

Sep. 17, 2018 8:57 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 8 p.m. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says the city of New Bern is a strong and resilient community and will make it through the devastating flooding that damaged riverfront buildings and mangled homes and sailboats....