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N.C. man arrest and charged (EFE)A North Carolina man told police he went to the restaurant with an assault rifle to ?self-investigate? an election-related conspiracy theory.

Gunman charged after threatening D.C. restaurant hit by fake news
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:09:14 -0500

Homes were destroyed, many burned down to the foundation, after a wildfire hit Gatlinburg, Tenn. (Getty Images)A fire-filled forest can be more traumatic than hurricanes, floods, or earthquakes, experts say.

Wildfires can take a big toll on mental health
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:33:18 -0500

Firefighters at the converted warehouse, dubbed the "Ghost Ship." (Getty Images)A one-time tenant of the "Ghost Ship" isn't surprised a deadly fire ripped through the cluttered space.

Ex-tenant: Oakland warehouse 'a death trap'
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:11:29 -0500

Trump adiviser Anthony Scaramucci, left, with former CIA Director David Petraeus at Trump Tower for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP)Former CIA Director David Petraeus and Tenn. GOP Sen. Bob Corker are said to be top contenders.

Trump State Dept. candidate list grows
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:40:59 -0500

A woman who fled from Mosul carries her son Riyad, 1, who was born under Islamic State rule and has no identity documents recognised by Iraqi authorities, in Debaga refugee camp, Iraq. (AP)Activities that were part of a normal life, like weddings, listening to music, even watching TV, were conducted like a spy mission.

A life of secrets in the ISIS caliphate
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:17:21 -0500

Derick Ion Almena (Facebook)The operator of the Oakland, Calif., warehouse draws outrage for his initial response to the deadly fire.

Warehouse operator mourns venue, not victims
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:32:26 -0500

Dylann Roof asks for lawyers? return. (AP)Suspect in South Carolina church shooting asks for his defense team back, a week after he was allowed to represent himself.

Dylann Roof asks for lawyers' return
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:46:00 -0500

This photo taken from video provided by @Oaklandfirelive shows the scene of a fire in Oakland, early Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP)Family members have been told they may have to provide DNA samples to as authorities continue their search.

30 dead in Oakland fire, more expected
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:10:36 -0500

Cuban President Ra?l Castro receives the ashes of his older brother, Fidel Castro, from an honor guard before placing them into a niche in his tomb. (AP)The tomb, a simple round stone about 15 feet high, will become one of the most important sites on the island.

Castro?s final resting place revealed
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:03:46 -0500

Trump faces pushback over Romney. (Getty Images)The president-elect?s supporters are balking after he said Romney is on his shortlist to be secretary of state.

Trump faces pushback over Romney
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:30:07 -0500

Retired Gen. David Petraeus (Getty Images)The former CIA director says he "paid a very heavy price" for sharing classified info with his former lover and biographer.

Petraeus: 'I made a very serious mistake'
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:52:45 -0500

Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling (AP)The imprisoned Jeffrey Sterling is holding out hope a federal appeals court will reverse his espionage conviction.

Former CIA officer: 'The truth will come out'
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:20:45 -0500

Law enforcement vehicles line a road leading to a blocked bridge next to the Oceti Sakowin camp, where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. (AP)U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not allow a proposed route for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota.

Major win for Dakota oil pipeline protesters
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:37:09 -0500

Edward Snowden says David Petraeus disclosed more sensitive secrets. (Getty Images)The fugitive ex-NSA worker says Gen. Petraeus' case shows a "two-tiered" justice system in the U.S. where "connected" people get light punishments.

Snowden: Petraeus shared far more 'classified' secrets
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:52:12 -0500

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida. (Dmitri Lovetsky/Reuters)"Since he managed to achieve success in business, that shows he is a clever person,? Russian President Vladimir Putin observed.

Putin: Trump will soon grasp weighty role
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:57:03 -0500

President-elect Donald Trump as he arrives for a party at the home of Robert Mercer, one of his biggest campaign donors, on Dec. 3. (Evan Vucci/AP)The president-elect goes as "me" to a "Villains and Heroes" bash hosted by one of his biggest donors.

Trump attends costume party as ? himself
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:07:59 -0500

Jill Stein (Getty Images)Hours after it dropped a case in the state courts, the Green Party said it will seek an emergency federal court order on Monday.

Green Party changes strategy in Pa. recount bid
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:30:03 -0500

Keith Papini, right, talks to ABC News anchor Matt Gutman. (ABC News via AP)The mystery over what happened to Sherri Papini is confounding investigators and roiling social media.

Police baffled by California kidnapping case
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:35:35 -0500

No US president or president-elect has spoken to a Taiwanese leader since Donald Trump. Some US conservatives however see no evil in the callSome U.S. conservatives are cheering the president-elect's decision to break with a policy in place since Richard Nixon.

Trump draws praise, fire for Taiwan call
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:37:52 -0500

Petition For U Of M To Become 'Sanctuary Campus' Circulates SchoolSeveral universities are considering labeling themselves that way, given the fears of immigrant students.

Universities explore 'sanctuary' status
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:40:15 -0500

A couple at a car dealership. (Getty Images)Don't forget to do your homework, search for rebates, and print out all the research.

7 car-buying tips for landing the best deal
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:28:39 -0500

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial. (AP)The former prisoner of war is accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan.

Bowe Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:13:34 -0500

A memorial for Fidel Castro. (AFP)Crowds cheer as the urn arrives at the building where the Cuban leader delivered a victory speech in 1959.

Castro's ashes return to home of revolution
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 18:37:31 -0500

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