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  • Mom killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator, deputies say

    Mom killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator, deputies say

    A South Carolina mother charged with killing her newborn son by putting him in the refrigerator was expected to appear before a judge Tuesday. Angela Blackwell was expected to have a bond hearing at 2 p.m. at the Chester County jail, according to Sheriff's Chief Deputy Robert Sprouse. Blackwell,...

  • Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100,000

    Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100,000

    For years, Wanda Witter has lived on the streets in Washington, D.C., trying to persuade officials that Social Security owes her more than $100,000. For years, the 80-year-old woman says people dismissed her as crazy. But finally someone listened — and now, her attorney says, she's about to get...

  • Church shooting suspect Dylann Roof was 'self-radicalized,' authorities say

    Church shooting suspect Dylann Roof was 'self-radicalized,' authorities say

    A white man charged with the shooting deaths of nine black churchgoers in Charleston "self-radicalized" in the months before the attack and grew more entrenched in his beliefs in white supremacy, according to court papers prosecutors filed this week in federal court. The information filed Monday...

  • Trump sticks to hard line on deporting 11 million immigrants

    Trump sticks to hard line on deporting 11 million immigrants

    Donald Trump declined Monday to back down from his vow to deport 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, despite a top advisor’s signal that he might take a more moderate approach. The Republican presidential nominee said that he would enforce the law more rigorously than other presidents...

  • Chicago mayor agrees: 7 police officers should be fired over Laquan McDonald shooting

    Chicago mayor agrees: 7 police officers should be fired over Laquan McDonald shooting

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday he supported police Supt. Eddie Johnson's decision to seek the firing of seven officers for allegedly lying about the fatal 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald. The comments were Emanuel's first public remarks since Johnson's announcement last week that...

  • Donald Trump 'wrestling' with how — and whether — to deport 11 million people from U.S.

    Donald Trump 'wrestling' with how — and whether — to deport 11 million people from U.S.

    A day after Donald Trump met with a group of  Latino supporters, top aides suggested Sunday that the GOP nominee may be reconsidering his signature campaign promise to round up and deport 11 million people who are in the country illegally. His new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, was asked on...

  • Trump courts Latinos, says African Americans will support him in future

    Trump courts Latinos, says African Americans will support him in future

    He has said that Democrats take black voters for granted and have ignored their needs while governing cities with large African American populations. “America must reject the bigotry of Hillary Clinton, who sees communities of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future,”...

  • 13 people shot, wounded at Connecticut house party

    Thirteen people have been shot and wounded at a house party in Connecticut. Police in Bridgeport were called to a home around 1:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. Officers found 11 men and two women suffering from gunshot wounds. All of the victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment....

  • Most limits on U.S.-Mexico flights are set to end — which may mean lower fares

    Most restrictions on flights between the U.S. and Mexico will lift on Sunday, a change expected to bring more options and possibly lower prices for travelers. American, Delta and Southwest airlines have already announced that they will offer new flights across the border later this year. United...

  • Amid campaign chaos, Trump seeks reboot

    Amid campaign chaos, Trump seeks reboot

    Seeking to move past the tumult that has damaged his campaign since he accepted the GOP presidential nomination, Donald Trump tried this week to broaden his appeal and sow the seeds for a competitive fall race against Hillary Clinton. Trump shook up his campaign leadership, launched television...

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