PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump was just a few weeks into his candidacy in 2015 when he came to Phoenix for a speech that ended up being a bigger moment in his campaign than most people realized at the time.
The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness settled upon the land Monday as the U.S. witnessed its first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.
Reaction to the total solar eclipse in the U.S.:
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials have suspended the search for five Army soldiers who were aboard a helicopter that crashed during offshore training in Hawaii last week.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville (all times local):
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some graduates of Liberty University say they're returning their diplomas to the evangelical school to denounce President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s latest show of support for Donald Trump.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Several hundred supporters of Black Lives Matter and others rallied Monday evening in a city on Florida's Gulf Coast to demand the removal of a Confederate monument that has stood for decades outside a courthouse. The protest also drew a smaller number of people to the…
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bail was set at $2 million for two western Montana residents who are charged in the stabbing deaths of two people whose bodies were found in plastic tubs of chemicals in the basement of a Missoula home.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Two members of the Kennedy family have been arrested in Massachusetts following complaints about a loud party and fireworks.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen's foreign minister blamed Iran and its support for Houthi Shiite rebels on Monday for causing the country's civil war and said it can't be part of the solution.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte to be photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter, opening the possibility of political opponents using the congressman's mug shot next year when he is up for re-election.
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Times ousted its editor-publisher and several top newsroom executives Monday in what its parent company says is a shake-up aimed at moving one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age while bolstering its Washington coverage and…
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say two bank branch employees have been killed during a holdup.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A leader of a New Mexico military-style Christian sect is facing dozens of child sexual abuse charges in a case that authorities say is connected to widespread abuse by the religious commune.
PHOENIX (AP) — The nation's political split over President Donald Trump is expected to be on full display Tuesday as hard-core backers of the Republican president flood into the Phoenix Convention Center and police brace for protests from opponents outside.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's Deer Valley Resort announced Monday it has been purchased by a new company that has brought 13 ski areas from Quebec to Colorado under one umbrella, marking the latest deal in an industry that is becoming more consolidated.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Once upon a time they were falling in love. A South Carolina couple has welcomed a baby girl whom they named for the celestial event that had millions across the country on the edge of their seats.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man who's previously been convicted on explosives-related charges has been arrested after allegedly being caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park, authorities said Monday.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on five soldiers missing in Hawaii after helicopter training crash (all times local):
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a high school football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park (all times local):
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled two Michigan lawmakers must surrender to Tesla Motors Inc. records of their communications with lobbyists over a law barring the electric car maker from selling directly to customers.
CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then themselves, prosecutors told a Cook County judg…
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Serbian militia member charged with killing a Bosnian Muslim couple in 1994 faces up to 10 years in prison and losing his U.S. citizenship after lying to obtain it.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the Northwestern prof, Oxford worker accused of killing a man as part of what prosecutors called a sexual fantasy (all times local):
When William and Amanda Green took their two boys on a weekend outing, they headed for the Zoar Valley Gorge, a rugged area not far from their Buffalo, New York, home that includes waterfalls, forests and cliffs that plunge as much as 40 stories.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after an off-duty police officer was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting at a restaurant in Kansas City's Westport bar and entertainment district.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman who was found slain along with her young daughter last week had become an anti-domestic violence activist after her sister was killed four years ago, and authorities allege both women were killed by their boyfriends.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has halted next week's scheduled execution of a man condemned for the rape and slaying of an 11-year-old Dallas girl in 2005.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Monday during a visit to Montana that his agency will propose changes to make it easier for rural areas to receive funding to build nursing homes for veterans.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a judge outside an Ohio courthouse (all times local):
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A father says the Kansas legal system failed his loved ones because it kept a man's sex offender status below the radar long enough to kill his daughter and granddaughter.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge cleared the way Monday for a former colonel in El Salvador's military to be sent to Spain to face charges that he helped plot the notorious killings of six priests during his country's civil war.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Inside the famed vaults at Fort Knox, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell held a 27-pound gold bar in his hands Monday as part of the first civilian delegation to see most of the country's bullion reserves in more than 40 years.
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a New Mexico military-style Christian sect facing child abuse charges (all times local):
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials have suspended the search for five Army soldiers in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A maintenance worker at a Minneapolis school that partially collapsed after an explosion earlier this month had smelled natural gas and used a radio to tell others to evacuate less than a minute before the blast, according to preliminary report released Monday by the Natio…
FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — Sixty immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint, federal officials said Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court Monday revived a lawsuit that seeks to block construction of a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan over concerns about its impact on the Okinawa dugong, an endangered marine mammal that resembles a manatee.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas' abrupt decision to remove Confederate statues in the middle of the night after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, raises the question of whether other public universities, cities and towns across the state will follow its lead.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a woman who became an anti-violence activist after her sister was killed (all times local):
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation of a man accused of fatally stabbing his sister and two cousins, all under the age of 10.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say a third video from a Baltimore police officer's body-worn camera shows questionable activity by police.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Military investigators are trying to piece together the cause of a crash that killed 15 Marines and a sailor in Mississippi in July, but it could be a year or more until any information becomes public.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is considering increasing its number of undergraduate students by as much as 25 percent in a bid to expand its reach.