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Indiana school shooting injures student, teacher; suspected shooter detained Indiana school shooting injures student, teacher; suspected shooter detained
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — One teen and a teacher were injured Friday in a middle-school shooting about 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The teacher was transported to Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital and the student was taken to Riley Hospital for Children, IU Health spokeswoman Danielle Sirilla said. She did not know their conditions. Jason Seaman, who has been a science teacher fo...
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U.S. troops guarding nuclear weapons were taking LSD, records show U.S. troops guarding nuclear weapons were taking LSD, records show
WASHINGTON — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.” Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America’s arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press show they bought, distributed and used the hallucinogen LSD and other mind-alter...
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Tuesday's elections reward military veterans, bring Stacey Abrams closer to making history Tuesday's elections reward military veterans, bring Stacey Abrams closer to making history
WASHINGTON — Voters in Georgia, Kentucky and Arkansas cast ballots in primaries Tuesday while Texas held a primary runoff election. President Trump won each of the four states in 2016, but Democrats are eyeing potential pickup opportunities in congressional races while making a closely watched play for the governor’s mansion in Georgia. Here are some takeaways: Coalitions count In the ma...
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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to resign May 29, run for Congress Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to resign May 29, run for Congress
PHOENIX — Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will step down as the leader of the nation's fifth-largest city at noon on May 29 to run for Congress. Stanton announced his bid for Congressional District 9 in October to run for the seat Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema will vacate to run for U.S. Senate, but he's stayed quiet about his resignation plans until now. State law requires elected offi...
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Supreme Court backs employers over workers in first of two major labor cases Supreme Court backs employers over workers in first of two major labor cases
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt an initial blow to millions of workers Monday in the first of two major disputes this term pitting corporations against labor unions. In a 5-4 decision controlled by the court's conservative wing, the justices ruled that employers have the right to insist that labor disputes get resolved individually, rather than allowing workers to join together in class-ac...
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Trump plans to nominate Pacific Command's Harry Harris as ambassador to South Korea Trump plans to nominate Pacific Command's Harry Harris as ambassador to South Korea
Just weeks ahead of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Trump on Friday named Adm. Harry Harris as his intended nominee for the next ambassador to South Korea. Harris — described by the White House as "a highly decorated, combat proven Naval officer with extensive knowledge, leadership and geopolitical expertise in the Indo-Pacific region" — is currently the command...
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The royal celebration continues: Meghan shines in Stella McCartney reception gown The royal celebration continues: Meghan shines in Stella McCartney reception gown
The new Duke and Duchess of Sussex enjoyed a menu fit for a king — or at least a really big fan of cake and canapes — and were serenaded by family friend Sir Elton John. After a lunch reception for 600 guests at St. George's Hall of Windsor Castle, newlyweds Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan hopped in a silver-blue 1968 Jaguar E-type (with the license plate "E180519" to commemorate the wedding d...
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Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not. Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not.
With Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continuing to belch out lava, ash and noxious fumes, people are wondering: Could it soon explode in a deadly and catastrophic fashion, like Mount St. Helens did in 1980? Probably not, said University at Buffalo geologist Tracy Gregg. "Kilauea and Mount St. Helens are different in almost every imaginable way," she said. Michael Poland of the U.S. Geological Surve...
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Hawaii volcano erupts, spews ash 6 miles into the sky Hawaii volcano erupts, spews ash 6 miles into the sky
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, the biggest explosion yet driving a plume of ash and debris 30,000 feet into the air and putting Big Island residents on further notice that a bigger blast could still be percolating in the volatile crater. The state Civil Defense agency said the plume was drifting northeast and warned residents to shelter in place. Driving conditions may be dangerous ...
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What might be going on with Melania Trump's benign kidney condition What might be going on with Melania Trump's benign kidney condition
First lady Melania Trump’s office has released few details about the medical procedure she underwent Monday or the “benign kidney condition” that led her to seek treatment at a military hospital near Washington. But medical experts are making some educated guesses about what might be going on as Trump, 48, recovers from what was described as an embolization procedure at Walter Reed National M...
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