Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith…

Two weeks shy of a year after his abrupt exit from Fox News Channel, Shepard Smith is making his return to television

Woman Charged With Driving Into Protesters

A 40-year-old woman faces an attempted murder charge after witnesses said she drove a car into clashing protesters during a California demonstration Saturday. A man and a woman were seriously injured—the womans' legs were broken—and officials said they're expected to survive, ABC reports. Tatiana Turner of Long Beach...

Sharp drop in temperature coming to Midwest

Temperatures will range from 10-15 degrees Fahrenheit below normal in most areas, and gusty winds could make it feel even colder.

TikTok fate in the balance as judge weighs app…

Lawyers for TikTok have pleaded with a U.S. judge to delay the Trump Administration’s ban of the video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of Sunday

GOP Could Face Backlash for Quick Vote on Barrett

Senate Republicans are setting the dates for their lighting-round confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but there are signs that winning that vote may not be the end of the debate. Although they're outnumbered and can do little to stop President Trump's Supreme Court choice, Democrats deciding on their next...

Biden on Barrett: Affordable Care Act is at stake

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the fate of the Affordable Care Act is at stake with President Trump's nomination to the Supreme Court. Justices are scheduled to hear another challenge of the 2010 health care law on Nov. 10. (Sept. 27)

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Joe Biden: Vacancy about health law, not court…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the GOP's push for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation is really an effort to overturn the 2010 health care law

New York Again Hits 1K Coronavirus Cases a Day

New York has kept the spread of the coronavirus in check all summer, but the state hit hardest early in the pandemic is not immune from the recent spike in cases across the country. New York's new coronavirus cases topped 1,000 on Saturday for the first time since June...

Starting Halloween season early with eerie elk

An elk made an eerie call while standing outside the historic Stanley Hotel, a resort in Estes Park, Colorado, which inspired Stephen King's The Shining on Sept. 25.

With anger at police high, officers face greater…

Recent shootings of police officers and protests that have left scores of officers injured are stark reminders of the dangers facing law enforcement as the country grapples with police killings of African Americans

Trump: Barrett 'Will Defend Your God-Given Rights'

President Trump celebrated the nomination of his third Supreme Court justice on Saturday night with a raucous campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., that he launched by mentioning Judge Amy Coney Barrett beneath a screen that read "fill that seat." CBS News notes that's the latest chant to circulate at the...

Today in History for September 27th

Highlights of this day in history: Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in JFK's assassination; Taliban captures Afghanistan's capital; First steam locomotive to haul passengers; 'The Tonight Show' premieres. (Sept. 27)

Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday, has had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

Proud Boys, Lefties Gather in Portland

A clash of left-wing activists and far-right Proud Boys seemed all but inevitable Saturday in Portland until the skies opened and everyone got wet, the Oregonian reports. A Proud Boys rally attracted roughly 500 people in Delta Park—many of them touting guns or tactical gear—as various left-wing groups...

Crews work to contain Creek Fire

Firefighters were back-burning to help contain the Creek Fire burning in Sierra National Forest, California, on Sept. 24.

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Organizer arrested after driving car into…

An organizer of a Southern California demonstration against racism has been jailed on suspicion of attempted murder after authorities say she drove through a crowd and struck two counter-protesters

Brain-Eating Amoeba Seen in State's Water Supply

The brain-eating amoeba that recently turned up in Florida has resurfaced in a Texas town's water supply, KHOU reports. On Friday, Texas environmental officials told residents in several areas near Houston—including Lake Jackson, Brazoria, Richwood, Freeport, Angleton, and Oyster Creek—to stop using tap water, even for bathing, after...

AP Debrief: Barrett pick will skew Supreme Court

President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. (Sept. 26)

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to…

The lawyer for the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back says his client told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children

Trump to Black Americans: Here's My 'Platinum…

President Trump took aim at Black voters Friday by offering a new multi-billion-dollar plan and taking a jab at his Democratic rival, CNN reports. "No one in politics today has done more to hurt the Black community than Joe Biden," Trump said at a campaign event in Atlanta. "Joe Biden...

Tornado makes a mess along the beach

A possible-tornado tore through the city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Sept. 25, making a mess of nearby umbrellas.

UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need…

A virus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it

Judge to Acting Public Lands Chief: You're Out

He had a good, but apparently illegal, run. William Perry Pendley got some bad news Friday via a federal judge, who ordered the 75-year-old to be removed as the head of the Bureau of Land Management, a role he'd held for 424 days without Senate confirmation. "Pendley has served and...

AP Top Stories Sept. 26 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, Sept. 26th: Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for court; Dozens in body armor in Portland for right-wing rally; Woman to lead Rochester police after Daniel Prude's death; Tier brings "streetwise" e-scooter to UK.

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Trump, Biden battle over quick confirmation of…

President Donald Trump says confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will go "quickly,” while his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, is imploring the Senate to delay voting on her nomination until after the Nov_ 3 election to “let the people decide.”

Sources: Trump Has Settled On a Name for His 3rd…

It appears that President Trump has his new Supreme Court nominee. The Washington Post , Politico , the New York Times , and Axios all report that sources are pointing to federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett as Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a move that would significantly push the...

Two weeks of tropical trouble

In two weeks, Hurricane Sally and Tropical Storm Beta caused widespread damage from Florida to Texas.