Ex-policeman charged with decades-old serial killings

California Serial Killer

A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 26, the 116th day of 2018. There are 249 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 26, 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; estimates of the number of people killed vary from...


The Latest: Moon, Kim vow more meetings in summit talks

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GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea: (All times local): 12:46 p.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have vowed more meetings between them as they held talks for the first time at a border truce...


Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

Lynching Memorial

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation’s first memorial to the victims of lynching Thursday in Alabama. Hundreds lined up in the rain to get a first look at the memorial and museum in Montgomery. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates...


Kim says he, Moon are on starting line of new Korean history

APTOPIX South Korea Koreas Summit-11

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then...


Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer


More than three decades after his trail went cold, one of California’s most prolific serial killers and rapists was caught by using online genealogical sites to find a DNA match, prosecutors said Thursday.


Poll: Half of Republicans think media should be described as enemy of people

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It’s faded into the background noise by now, as does anything in politics today that’s older than about 12 hours. But it’s worth occasionally remembering that the sitting president of the United States disparaged the media as “the enemy of the American people” within...

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Smoky fire that forced evacuations out at Wisconsin refinery

Refinery Explosion Wisconsin

Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...


The Latest: Authorities say fire out at Wisconsin refinery

Refinery Explosion Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Authorities say a smoky refinery fire that forced many residents of Superior, Wisconsin, to evacuate is out. Douglas County officials posted an update Thursday evening saying...


10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. SPECTACULAR FALL FOR ‘AMERICA’S DAD‘ Bill Cosby could spend his final years in prison after a jury convicts him of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the...


'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault

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Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

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