12:46 a.m. Nov. 25, 2021
Al-Qaida-linked group claims responsibility for blast by school in Somali capital that kills at least 8The blast sent a plume of smoke above a busy part of Mogadishu during the morning rush hour. The blast shredded part of the school, with emergency workers looking through the collapsed roof beams and wooden benches.
1:36 p.m. Nov. 23, 2021
Child becomes 6th death from Wisconsin parade crash; homicide charges filedProsecutors in Wisconsin on Tuesday charged a man with intentional homicide in the deaths of five people who were killed when an SUV was driven into a Christmas parade that also left 62 people injured, including many children.
11:13 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021
Oath Keepers, Proud Boys leaders subpoenaed by House Jan. 6 committeeThe House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection issued more subpoenas Tuesday, this time to extremist organizations, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers as well as their leaders.
4:34 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021
House Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Alex Jones and Roger StoneA committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas Monday to five more individuals, including former President Donald Trump’s ally Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
4:01 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021
Organized crime rings are behind spate of high-end retail robberies in Bay Area, experts sayThe thefts are believed to be part of sophisticated criminal networks that recruit mainly young people to steal merchandise in stores throughout the country then sell it in online marketplaces.
8:31 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021
Legislative probe in New York state finds ‘overwhelming evidence’ of Cuomo misconductProbe points to revisions of nursing-home death reports and public-employee time spent on then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pandemic book, while echoing previous sexual-harassment allegations.
11:40 a.m. Nov. 21, 2021
High-end stores ransacked in San Francisco, nearby Walnut CreekAbout 80 people, some wearing ski masks and wielding crowbars, ransacked a high-end department store in the San Francisco Bay Area, assaulting employees and stealing merchandise before fleeing in cars waiting outside, police and witnesses said.
2:14 p.m. Nov. 19, 2021
Elizabeth Holmes Takes the Stand in Criminal-Fraud Trial
Here's what to know about the case.
1:42 p.m. Nov. 19, 2021
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes takes the stand in her criminal-fraud trial in surprise moveFallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes took the witness stand in a surprising development late Friday in her criminal fraud trial. The former entrepreneur will attempt to refute the U.S. government’s allegations that to she bamboozled investors and patients into believing that her startup, Theranos, would reshape health care.
8:25 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse cleared of all charges in Kenosha shootings after pleading self-defense Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted of all charges after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice.
8:38 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
Julius Jones’ death sentence commuted to life without parole by Oklahoma governorOklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted the death sentence of condemned inmate Julius Jones on Thursday, the day of his scheduled execution. Jones has proclaimed his innocence from death row for more than two decades in the 1999 killing of a suburban Oklahoma City businessman.
11:49 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Bitcoin price boom is helping sustain ransomware hackers, FBI saysRansomware actors have not eased their attacks on U.S. companies and institutions in recent months and high cryptocurrency prices are helping to bolster cyber criminal networks.
6:22 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
Judge at Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial dismisses possession of a dangerous weapon chargeThe judge at Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial on Monday dismissed a count of possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18, a misdemeanor that had appeared to be among the likeliest of the charges to net a conviction for prosecutors.
6:00 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
American journalist Danny Fenster freed after six months in prison in MyanmarFenster handed over to U.S. hostage negotiator Bill Richardson, the former Democratic governor of New Mexico and cabinet secretary under President Bill Clinton.
5:40 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
- By Alessandra Malito
Britney Spears' 'toxic' conservatorship is over — why all Americans, especially older ones, should take notesThe pop singer has been under a conservatorship for more than a decade
12:25 p.m. Nov. 12, 2021
Along with the now indicted Steve Bannon, whom has the Jan. 6 select committee subpoenaed — and why?The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued almost three dozen subpoenas as it aggressively seeks information about the origins of the attack and what former President Donald Trump did — or didn't do — to stop it.
12:10 p.m. Nov. 11, 2021
Defense rests its case in Kyle Rittenhouse murder trialThe defense has rested its case at the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, setting the stage for closing arguments in the shootings that left Americans divided over whether he was a patriot taking a stand against lawlessness or a vigilante.
11:11 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021
Texas A&M student Bharti Shahani dies from Astroworld injuriesA 22-year-old college senior who was critically injured at the Astroworld festival in Houston has died, the family’s lawyer said Thursday, making her the 9th person to die in a crowd surge after fans pushed toward the stage during a performance by headliner Travis Scott.
3:39 p.m. Nov. 10, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse: 'I didn't do anything wrong. I defended myself'In a high-stakes gamble, the 18-year-old took the stand at his murder trial to tell his side of what happened on the streets that day in the summer of 2020, sobbing so hard at one point that the judge called a break.
2:19 p.m. Nov. 10, 2021
Andrew Cuomo interview transcripts reveal more details of harassment investigationOver an 11-hour interview with investigators last July, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defiantly denied allegations he sexually harassed women and sparred with the lawyers questioning him, accusing one of being out to get him, according to a transcript released on Wednesday.
10:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
House's Jan. 6 panel issues subpoenas for Kayleigh McEnany, Stephen Miller, othersThe House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol said on Tuesday that it has issued subpoenas to 10 associates of former President Donald Trump, with the move coming a day after the panel announced . Among the 10 people targeted on Tuesday are former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany and former senior Trump adviser Stephen Miller. "We need to know precisely what role the former President and his aides played in efforts to stop the counting of the electoral votes and if they were in touch with anyone outside the White House attempting to overturn the outcome of the election. We believe the witnesses subpoenaed today have relevant information and we expect them to comply fully with the Select Committee's investigation," said Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, the Mississippi Democrat who chairs the committee, .
6:38 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021
Drone video that captured first shooting shown at Rittenhouse murder trialThe jury at Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial Tuesday watched drone video that showed Rittenhouse wheeling around and shooting Joseph Rosenbaum at close range during a night of turbulent protests on the streets of Kenosha.
10:57 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
Crowd surge kills at least 8 at Houston music festivalAt least eight people died and numerous others were injured in what officials described as a surge of the crowd at the Astroworld music festival in Houston while rapper Travis Scott was performing.
5:31 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
Oil tanker explodes in Sierra Leone, killing at least 92An oil tanker exploded near Sierra Leone's capital, killing at least 92 people and severely injuring dozens of others after large crowds gathered to collect leaking fuel, officials and witnesses said Saturday.
1:36 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021
New York prosecutors seat new grand jury as Trump criminal probe continuesNew York prosecutors investigating former President Donald Trump’s business dealings have convened a new grand jury to hear evidence in the probe as the previous panel’s term was set to run out, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Thursday.
8:35 a.m. Nov. 4, 2021
Natalie Wood was assaulted by Kirk Douglas during hotel meeting arranged by her mother, sister allegesFor decades, it's been one of Hollywood's darkest rumors: A teenage Natalie Wood was sexually assaulted by a top movie star more than twice her age when she met with him at a hotel in Los Angeles.
12:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 2021
Robert Durst indicted in 1982 murder of his wife, KathieMillionaire real estate scion Robert Durst was indicted Monday on a murder charge in the death of his first wife, Kathie Durst, who disappeared nearly four decades ago, prosecutors said.
3:44 p.m. Oct. 31, 2021
Knife-wielding man injures 17 people on Tokyo train, starts fireA man dressed in Batman's Joker costume and brandishing a knife in a Tokyo commuter train on Sunday stabbed several passengers before starting a fire, which sent people scrambling to escape and jumping from windows, police and witnesses said.
7:56 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Democrats compare oil companies' climate change response to tobacco-cancer denialDemocrats grilled the executives of oil majors ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron and others for campaigns the lawmakers charged have misled the public on the dangerous effects of climate change in ways that mimic historic efforts by cigarette makers to disguise health concerns.
3:20 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
My mom had my grandfather sign a trust leaving millions of dollars to two grandkids, shunning everyone else‘It’s partially about the money, it’s a life-changing amount, but it’s more that it’s painful to realize mom left this cruel legacy for her dad.’
12:53 p.m. Oct. 27, 2021
- By Robert Schroeder
'It's not looking good': Paid leave may be on chopping block in Democrats' social-spending billPaid leave, a major part of Democrats' wide-ranging social-spending bill, may be left on the cutting-room floor as the party's moderates and progressives try to hammer out an agreement this week.
1:59 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
U.S. set to appeal U.K. resistance to extraditing WikiLeaks' AssangeIn January, a lower court judge refused an American request to extradite Assange on spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents a decade ago.
3:37 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021
2 killed, 4 injured in shooting at Boise shopping mallPolice in Boise, Idaho, said Monday two people were killed and four injured — including a police officer — in a shooting at a shopping mall.
1:53 p.m. Oct. 24, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
When our 99-year-old mother was dying, one sister moved in and sold her stuff. The other put the house in her name. What can we do?‘She stole so much stuff while Mom was away, including cash, numerous checks, and gift cards that family gave her for holidays and Mother’s Day.’
7:18 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
House votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contemptThe House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
1:37 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
Prop firearm fired by Alec Baldwin kills one, wounds another on movie setA prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is starring and producing a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office said.
10:43 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
‘The stakes are enormous’: House set to vote on Bannon criminal-contempt referralVote would send a contempt-of-Congress referral to the U.S. attorney's office in Washington.
4:20 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
U.S. House to vote on Bannon contempt as Justice Dept decision loomsThe U.S. House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
7:36 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021
House Jan. 6 select committee votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contemptA House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony.
2:00 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021
Fiona Hill recalls being misread by both Putin and Trump: 'But go ahead. I'm listening.'The Russia expert, whose new book is titled 'There Is Nothing for You Here,' devoted her career to understanding the threat posed by the Kremlin but came to believe while serving in the Trump administration that the greatest danger to America is internal.