Lost with the Titanic: Will submarine passengers' remains ever be found?

The shock of losing loved ones suddenly is one of the most troubling of tragedies. But add to that the mystery of where their bodies might lie at the bottom of the ocean. For

Justice Department proposes December trial date for Trump in classified documents case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department asked a judge on Friday night to postpone until December the criminal trial of former President Donald Trump for retaining classified documents.U.S. District

Nearly one year after Roe v. Wade overturned, AGs ask Feds to increase HIPAA protections

A coalition of attorneys general offered support early last week for additional HIPAA protections set forth by the Department of Health and Human Services to keep reproductive health care data safer

Prigozhin, the mercenary chief urging an uprising against Russia's generals, has long ties to Putin

Once a low-profile businessman who benefited from having President Vladimir Putin as a powerful patron, Yevgeny Prigozhin moved into the global spotlight with Russia’s war in Ukraine. As the leader

US intelligence report on COVID-19 origins rejects some points raised by lab leak theory proponents

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials released an intelligence report Friday that rejected some points raised by those who argue COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese lab, instead reiterating that American spy

Wyndham Clark wins US Open in Los Angeles, claiming his first major golf championship

LOS ANGELES ― Wyndham Clark crashed the party at the U.S. Open on Sunday, holding off Rory McIlroy and outclassing Rickie Fowler while winning his first major championship. Instead of one

2 state troopers were shot, 1 fatally, in a manhunt that included several shootouts in Pennsylvania, police say

Two state troopers were shot, one fatally, in a multi-scene shootout with a man who initially fired bullets into state police vehicles outside police barracks in central Pennsylvania, authorities

2 people killed in mass shooting near Washington’s Gorge Amphitheatre during Beyond Wonderland music festival

Two people were killed and several others were wounded in a mass shooting at the campgrounds near Washington’s Gorge Amphitheatre during an electronic dance music festival Saturday night, according

Retiring civil rights leader says Juneteenth shouldn't be jubilant

Human rights activist Rev. William J. Barber II delivered his last sermon as pastor of his North Carolina church on Sunday, using the occasion to decry jubilance associated with the Juneteenth

Evidence is growing that Russia blew up Kakhovka Dam: Ukraine live updates

The death toll from the June 6 collapse of the Kakhovka Dam is up to 45 people, 29 of them in Russian-occupied territory and 16 in areas held by Ukraine. In some of the

Idaho college murders case prompts prosecution request for big budget hike

Justice may be blind, but it's not cheap. Prosecutors in Moscow, Idaho, this week said the upcoming prosecution of Bryan Kohberger, the man charged with killing four college students last fall,

Republicans are rolling out a plan to take on student loan debt. Here's how the package could work.

Senate Republicans on Wednesday unveiled their plan to address America's student debt crisis as a Supreme Court decision on President Joe Biden's forgiveness plan is expected any day.

Would Republicans support Trump in 2024 if he's convicted of crimes? They're split

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are at odds about whether to support their party’s presidential front-runner, Donald Trump, next year if he’s convicted of federal crimes.While some GOP

Two-time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson, who mixed acting with politics, dies at 87

LONDON (AP) — Glenda Jackson, a two-time Academy Award-winning performer who had a second career in politics as a British lawmaker before an acclaimed late-life return to stage and screen, has died

How some of Donald Trump's business allies are reacting to federal indictment

The indictment of former President Donald Trump on federal charges last week has elicited outcry from many of his prominent supporters in Washington D.C., who have denounced the prosecution as

House GOP passes resolution to overturn new federal gun regulation; Biden vows veto

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed a resolution that would repeal a Biden administration rule tightening federal regulations on stabilizing braces for firearms, an accessory that has been

AWS outage causes some websites to go dark

Amazon’s cloud computing unit Amazon Web Services experienced an outage on Tuesday, affecting publishers that suddenly found themselves unable to operate their sites.The company said on its website

Cormac McCarthy, Author of ‘The Road’ and ‘No Country for Old Men,’ Dead at 89

Correction: June 13, 2023An earlier version of this obituary referred incorrectly to El Paso, where Mr. McCarthy moved in 1976. It is in Texas, not New Mexico.Cormac McCarthy, the formidable and

US student loan interest to resume in September and payments in October

Interest on federal student loans will resume on 1 September, the US Department of Education has announced. In a statement released to Politico, the department wrote: “Student loan interest will

Sgt. Greg Capers, Mississippi officer who shot 11-year-old Aderrien Murry, suspended without pay

The Mississippi police officer who shot and wounded an 11-year-old last month after the boy called 911 for help has been suspended without pay. Indianola Police Sgt. Greg

Trump indictment live updates: Trump facing charges in classified docs investigation

Former President Donald Trump has been indicted on federal charges in an investigation into his handling of classified documents, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News.The indictment of

Air quality live updates: Why smoke from wildfire, poor air quality could linger for days

New Yorkers were gripped by the worst urban air quality in the world Thursday, and Americans could face days or even weeks of smoky siege from the drifting haze of unrelenting Canadian

Wildfire smoke is bad for pets, too. Here’s how to keep them safe

Across the United States and Canada, millions of people are navigating potentially harmful air as smoke from more than 430 active Canadian wildfires saturates populated areas such as New York City.

Surprise Supreme Court win for Black voters could give Democrats an electoral boost

The Supreme Court's unexpected affirmation of part of the Voting Rights Act was not just a win for Black voters in Alabama — it could also send new Democrats to Congress in as many as four states,

Natalee Holloway suspect arrives in Alabama to face extortion, wire fraud charges

Joran van der Sloot, the main suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway, has arrived in Alabama to face federal extortion and wire fraud charges. The Dutch