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Former president George H.W. Bush returns to family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine
May 20, 2018
Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and a 2016 presidential candidate, tweeted, "My beloved dad is in Maine," along with a photo showing the former president with his arm out the window.
Arizona county attorney seeks to usurp police control of records, video
May 20, 2018
System would put the prosecutor's office in control of whether police records are released to the public or withheld.
Drugs fuel rising number of women behind bars
May 20, 2018
The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that lack treatment programs and permanent solutions. In one Tenn. county, many female inmates have cycled in and out of jail. (May 21)
Funeral services held for Texas shooting victim
May 20, 2018
On Sunday funeral services were held for 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh, who had been attending Santa Fe High School since last August when she was killed Friday in a shooting. (May 20)
Texas high school shooting suspect yelled 'surprise' and started firing, witness said
May 19, 2018
“When he went to shoot Kyle, he like yelled ‘surprise” and started firing. But that’s all he said," said Abel San Miguel, recounting the horror inside the art room at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday morning.
Hawaii lava crosses highway, flows into ocean
May 20, 2018
Officials on Hawaii's Big Island say lava from an erupting volcano has crossed a highway and flowed into the ocean. The highway has shut down in some spots, and residents in the area have been evacuated. (May 20)
In first service since Santa Fe High School shooting, pastor offers words of comfort, hope
May 20, 2018
Arcadia First Baptist Church Interim Pastor Jerl Watkins offered Santa Fe words of hope in his sermon at the first service since the school shooting.
Michigan mom deported to Albania, didn't get to say goodbye to family
May 20, 2018
An Albania mother with no criminal record was deported this week without her family being officially notified.
Is 'tonc' an acronym or a derogatory term for migrants?
May 20, 2018
A Border Patrol agent texted "Toncs in the barn" moments before agents raided a facility and arrested three people. Is "toncs" a derogatory term?
AP Top Stories 20 P
May 20, 2018
Here's the latest for Sunday, May 20th: The first funeral was held for a Texas school shooting victim; President Trump demanded an FBI investigation; Venezuela voted in a presidential election; Lava in Hawaii crossed a highway and flowed into the ocean.
'She has all of us': Santa Fe community holds funeral for Pakistani student with no family in U.S.
May 20, 2018
Unlike the others who were gunned down at a Texas high school, Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh didn't have family in the U.S. to plan her funeral. But that didn't stop her adopted community. The 17-year-old had been attending classes at Santa Fe High School since last August.
This anti-marijuana group wants Michigan to legalize weed
May 20, 2018
They were against marijuana legalization before they were for it. Weed opponents want Legislature to amend and approve ballot proposal for legal weed.
School shooting suspect's family 'mystified'
May 20, 2018
An attorney for the 17-year-old accused of killing 10 people at his high school says the suspect's family members are mystified by the shooting and there were no red flags. (May 19)
Santa Fe shooter cheered himself, taunted students during attack
May 20, 2018
Parents and students of Santa Fe High School in Texas described how the gunman cheered himself and taunted students during the shooting that left 10 people dead and 13 injured. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.
Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary with uncertainty
May 20, 2018
Hawaii residents forced to evacuate their homes because of lava oozing out of cracks in their neighborhoods are growing weary. Many of them have been displaced for two weeks and it’s not clear when they’ll be able to return. (May 20)
After school shooting, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says guns are 'part of who we are as a nation'
May 20, 2018
Two days after the nation's latest school shooting, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said guns are not the problem but 'are part of who we are as a nation.' Instead, Patrick, offered other options to curb gun violence: arming teachers, analyzing bullying and video games, staggering school start times.
Vermont Life to cease printing after 72 years, iconic magazine helped lure tourists
May 20, 2018
Magazine founded in 1946 that once served as a beacon to draw tourists to Vermont has incurred $3.5 million in dept in the past decade
Why was Paramus school bus crash so violent? Buses vulnerable to side impact, experts say
May 20, 2018
Thursday's crash between a school bus and a dump truck, which killed a teacher and a student, raises questions about what else can be done.
New Jersey high school principal apologizes for 'insensitive' prom tickets
May 20, 2018
Students invited to 'party like it's 1776,' a time of slavery.
'This room becomes sacred.' The heroic and heartbreaking journey of one organ donor's body
May 20, 2018
The woman on the operating table, he reminded everyone, was both dear to her husband, children and other family members, and an organ-donation hero.
Today in History for May 20th
May 20, 2018
Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20)
More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuana
May 20, 2018
More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2.
Pastor plays host to gun class one day after school shooting kills 10 in close-knit community
May 19, 2018
A day after a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, an already scheduled licensed-to-carry handguns class took place at Pentecostals of Santa Fe Church.
Mountain lion kills one man, injures another east of Seattle
May 20, 2018
Mountain lions — also known as cougars, panthers or pumas — have attacked fewer than 100 people since 1890, according to the nonprofit Cougar Network. About 20 of those attacks have been fatal.
Texas shooting suspect won’t face death penalty, could be paroled
May 19, 2018
Dimitrios Pagourtzis of Santa Fe, Texas, is 17 years old, he will be subject to a 2005 Supreme Court ruling banning the execution of juveniles -- even though he will be treated as an adult in Texas state courts.
Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control
May 19, 2018
David Hogg, a Parkland survivor, urged students to paint their graduation caps orange ​​​​​​​— the color of the March for Our Lives movement.
Mother of Texas school shooting survivor says gunman killed students as they hid in closet
May 19, 2018
The mother of a student who survived the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas says her daughter saw two of her classmates killed and one wounded as the gunman fired several rounds into a supply closet where they were hiding.
U.S. bishop gives rousing sermon at royal wedding
May 19, 2018
The leader of the Episcopal Church has quoted civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the "redemptive power of love" as he blessed the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (May 19)
The day in pictures
May 20, 2018
The people who witnessed MLK's assassination
April 04, 2018
Crime is on the rise in these 10 cities
March 09, 2018
US skyscrapers: Tallest building in every state
March 06, 2018
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