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Veteran Democrat Maloney to take over Cummings panel for now

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:14am

A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired.

US envoy to tell Congress he was 'disappointed' Trump told him to work with Giuliani on Ukraine, disagreed with decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:30am

US envoy to tell Congress he was 'disappointed' Trump told him to work with Giuliani on Ukraine, disagreed with decision.

Heavy rains and winds cause power outages in the Northeast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:09am

A nor'easter has left hundreds of thousands of people without power in the Northeast.

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:45am

The National Hurricane Center says thunderstorms and showers off the coast of Mexico are likely to develop into a storm that will threaten the U.S. Gulf Coast by this weekend.

Police: Secret videos of female athletes posted to porn site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:43am

Police say female athletes were secretly recorded while changing and showering at a South Carolina Christian college, and now some of those videos have been posted online.

Authorities make 5th arrest in Wisconsin THC vaping business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:06am

Authorities have made a fifth arrest in connection with a black market THC vape manufacturing business in Wisconsin.

The Latest: Rep. Maloney to serve as acting Oversight chair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:26am

The Latest on the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local):

Epstein-linked French modeling agent accused of harassment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:57am

A woman has filed a legal complaint in Paris accusing a French modeling agent who was close to disgraced U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexual harassment.

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:30am

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68.

US Rep. Elijah Cummings has died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:19am

US Rep. Elijah Cummings has died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement.

China detains 2 US citizens who ran teaching program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:00am

China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border.

Rep. Cummings still not back to work after medical procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:55am

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, of Baltimore, hasn't returned to work after having a medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week.

Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:41am

The family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of improperly prescribed birth control medication has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit.

NC woman charged in kidnapping now accused in another case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:34am

A North Carolina woman charged with kidnapping a 3-year-old girl is now accused of kidnapping another toddler.

US delegation arrives for meeting with Turkey's Erdogan

Zeke Miller and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:59pm

A senior U.S. delegation arrived Thursday for meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on an improbable mission to push for a cease-fire in Northern Syria.

Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:42pm

Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend.

NYC poised to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:02pm

New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic.

Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:01pm

Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend.

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

Errin Haines and Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:19pm

moves that are being perceived as attempts to place blame on the victim.