Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land
Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, dramatically escalating ...
Police: Woman rams squad car while taking topless selfie
Police say a 19-year-old Texas A&M University student who rear-ended a squad car told an officer she was taking a topless selfie. Miranda Kay Rader posted $200 bond after she was charged with drunken driving ...
No injuries after Pence plane slides off runway in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) ? Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport late Thursday, tearing up concrete before coming to rest on a patch of grass.
Armed protesters who occupied Oregon refuge acquitted
A group of armed protesters who led a takeover of a remote wildlife refuge in the western US state of Oregon have been acquitted by a jury of felony charges. The seven anti-government militants, including brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy, faced charges of conspiring to impede federal employees at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge through intimidation or force. US Marshals tackled Mumford as he argued with the judge, taking him into custody while all those in the courtroom were immediately ordered out.
No. 25 Virginia Tech holds off Pitt in 39-36 win
PITTSBURGH (AP) ? Jerod Evans shook off a right ankle injury to throw for a career-high 406 yards and two touchdowns and lead No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh
Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad ...
Toni Morrison receives Bellow award for lifetime achievementNEW YORK (AP) ? Toni Morrison has received a lifetime achievement award from the PEN American Center.
Pacioretty, Canadiens beat Lightning for 6th straight win
Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government Thursday in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
Trump gives $31,000 in October, falling short of $100M boast
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump has repeated it so much it's almost part of his stump speech: He's going to put $100 million of his own money into his campaign before Election Day. But new filings show he's got a long way to go if he's going to hit that mark.