Kanye West submits petitions to appear on…

Rapper Kanye West has submitted signatures to appear on the Arkansas ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate

Chad Daybell Hears Wife With Police on Recording

A courtroom that included her husband, Chad Daybell, heard Lori Vallow tell police officers on a recording made last November, "I look like a suspect, but I'm a good person." The officers had come to the couple's home in Rexburg, Idaho, to ask about their two missing children, the New...

Residents prepare for Isaias' arrival

Residents of Charleston, South Carolina, are preparing for heavy rains and flooding from Isaias with sandbags to help protect homes and businesses.

British paper publishes police bodycam video of…

A Minnesota court is investigating how a British newspaper obtained police body-camera footage showing the arrest and death of George Floyd

Graduate's Choice: Remove Mask or Miss Ceremony

"Are you still not hearing us," John Holmes asked rhetorically during an interview Sunday. Last week, his son was told he could not take part in the procession at his high school graduation in Pennsylvania unless he took off his Black Lives Matter mask. School officials offered Dean Holmes another...

Trump slams Nevada lawmakers over mail-in voting

President Donald Trump says his administration plans to sue Nevada after the state's lawmakers passed a bill to mail active voters ballots ahead of the November election amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug. 3)

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Probe of Kentucky barbecue cook's fatal shooting…

State officials say the investigation into the fatal shooting of a Louisville barbecue cook has been completed and handed over to prosecutors

'Pathetic!': Trump Blasts COVID Adviser Birx

President Trump isn't shy about expressing displeasure with Dr. Anthony Fauci, and on Monday he slammed fellow COVID adviser Dr. Deborah Birx for the first time, reports Axios . Trump's criticism came after Birx issued a dire coronavirus outlook for the US, saying the disease was in a "new phase" and...

The dangers of storm surge

Water is the most dangerous part of a tropical cyclone. The storm surge comes to mind when describing how dangerous water can be during these storms.

Universal Orlando laying off undisclosed number…

Almost two months after reopening, Universal Orlando is laying off an undisclosed number of workers

Goodnight Moon Gets a Modern Twist

Goodnight Moon , meet Good Morning Zoom . The children's classic by Margaret Wise Brown is getting a pandemic-themed update. Philomel Books said Monday that Good Morning Zoom , written by Manhattan banking exec Lindsay Rechler, will be released on Oct. 6, reports the AP . Rechler has two children, ages 2 and 4,...

Trumps slams NY probe as 'witch hunt' continued

President Donald Trump has dismissed reports of a NY prosecutor's attempts to get his tax returns, saying it is a continuation of the "witch hunt" against him. (Aug. 3)

Murad, Amal Clooney accuse leaders and UN of…

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney are accusing government leaders and the United Nations of failing to bring Islamic State extremists responsible for the genocide against Iraq's Yazidi minority to justice

Worrying Pandemic Trend: a Rise in Homicides

Chicago has logged 430 homicides so far this year, up 51% from this point last year, reports the Sun-Times . And while Chicago has drawn much of the attention over rising homicides, it's far from alone among big US cities. A Wall Street Journal analysis finds that 36 of the nation's...

Isaias to bring drenching rain to Northeast

Almost a month after Fay, another tropical storm is set to impact the Northeast.

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WEtv to honor Tamar Braxton's request to end…

WEtv says it will honor Tamar Braxton’s request to end future work together, but the network expects to premiere the singer’s reality show next month

Navy Investigating 'Target' Used in K9 Attack Demo

In addition to US service members, military dogs are sent onto battlefields to help defeat foes, and a demonstration last year at a Florida nonprofit was meant to show how that's done. But video has now emerged of that demo in Fort Pierce at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum, with...

Carolinas brace for storm surge as Isaias nears

Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to move into the Carolinas as a hurricane late Monday or early Tuesday with heavy rain and wind and a storm surge of up to 5 feet. (Aug. 3)

MSNBC increases Wallace's workload, shifts Chuck…

MSNBC has shuffled its daytime lineup, doubling Nicolle Wallace's workload and moving Chuck Todd's ‘Meet the Press Daily’ program from 5 p.m. ET to 1 p.m. Wallace's program will increase by an hour and run from 4 to 6 p.m. Wallace, the former Bush administration communications official and fierce critic of President Donald Trump, had been drawing a bigger audience than Todd

Election 'Night' May Not Exist Anymore

Of all the predictions about how Election 2020 might unfold, one seems safest of all: The night of November 3 is going to be a mess. Media writer Ben Smith of the New York Times writes that this year's election night is going to be far different than any in...

Isaias to unload strong winds, heavy rain in…

The storm is still capable of producing life-threatening impacts as it churns along the East coast.

Q&A: TikTok saga continues with Microsoft talks…

Microsoft, known primarily for its work software like Windows and Office, is in talks to buy TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has raised national-security concerns for U.S. officials

Birx to Those Where COVID Is Surging: Wear Masks…

As the US nears 155,000 deaths from COVID-19, the virus has entered a "new phase," Dr. Deborah Birx warned Sunday. The White House's coronavirus task force coordinator, who appeared on CNN's State of the Union , said the disease "is different from March and April" and is now "extraordinarily widespread,...

AP Top Stories August 3 5P

Here are the top stories for Monday, August 3rd: NYC prosecutor explains subpoena justication in Trump tax case; Federal judge calls for more pirvacy after shooting; Tropical Storm Isaias threatens Carolinas; California wildfire continues to burn.

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Who's who on the committee vetting Biden's…

Vice presidential searches make for perhaps the most popular of Washington parlor games: Veepstakes

No In-Person Classes for Barron Trump: Official

President Trump's son Barron won't be attending his private school in September after a COVID-19 directive from health officials, Business Insider reports. Travis Gayles—head of public health services in Montgomery County, Maryland—issued a statement Friday that affects St. Andrew's Episcopal School, where Barron is set to enter the...

Severe storms drop hail on Oklahoma

Hail and heavy rain pounded Elk City, Oklahoma, on Aug. 2, as severe thunderstorms pushed through the region.