September 20

Biden decries reports about Trump, Ukraine's president

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son's business dealings there.
September 20
The J. Edgar Hoover Building, where the FBI is headquartered, in Washington, Sept. 19, 2018. The FBI has used secret subpoenas to obtain personal data

Secret FBI subpoenas scoop up personal data from scores of companies

The requests, the FBI says, are to fight terrorism.
September 20

Iowa high court launches courthouse break-ins investigation

The Iowa Supreme Court says it has hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation into the arrests of two cybersecurity workers who were found inside a closed central Iowa courthouse and say they were just doing their jobs testing courthouse security.
September 20
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jenny Morrison in the Oval Office

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of an explosive whistleblower complaint against Trump.
September 20

Timeline: Tracking the whistleblower, Trump and Ukraine

There are many unanswered questions about a whistleblower's complaint that reportedly says President Donald Trump's made an inappropriate, even alarming "promise" involving Ukraine. For starters, it's not publicly known who the whistleblower is or what he or she is specifically alleging.
September 20

Amazing Amy changing lives on and off the golf course

There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come.
September 20

Marines from California base charged with human smuggling

Nine Marines at California's Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling.
September 20

Gulf Coast seafood biz slammed by freshwater from floods

Fresh water from Midwestern floods has killed oysters along the coasts of three states and cost Mississippi half of its blue crabs.
September 20

US, El Salvador sign asylum deal, details to be worked out

The United States on Friday signed an agreement that paves the way for the U.S. to send many asylum-seekers to one of the world's most violent countries, El Salvador.
September 20

Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for cancer, her office said.
September 20

Arizona gun store swipes at gun control with 'Beto Special'

A suburban Phoenix gun store owner says he will continue offering assault-style rifles at a discount in response to presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's call to confiscate them.
September 20

Trump says he doesn't need China trade deal before election

As China and the U.S. near a new round of trade talks, President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year's election.
September 20

Civil rights group: Airline forced girl, 12, to remove hijab

A Muslim civil rights advocacy group is demanding changes at Air Canada after a 12-year-old U.S. Squash Team player says she was forced to remove her hijab while boarding at San Francisco International Airport.
September 20

Oklahoma man gets no-parole life sentence for killing deputy

A man who narrowly avoided the death penalty for the shooting death of an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been formally sentenced to life in prison without parole.
September 20

Storm-scarred Texas coast picks up after lmelda's deluge

Kids were still in classrooms as roads around them became rivers. Drivers warned to stay off highways wound up abandoning their submerged cars. Thousands of people called 911, but rescue crews found many weren't in real danger.
September 20

Wisconsin lawmakers introduce medical marijuana bill

A group of lawmakers launched another push Friday to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin, introducing a bill that would allow patients to use the drug if they register with the state and create a licensing system for growers.
September 20
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Friday after struggling to gain traction in a sprawling field of candidates.
September 20

Judge: Trump must give deposition in protesters' lawsuit

A New York judge Friday ordered President Donald Trump to give a videotaped deposition in a lawsuit filed by protesters who claim they were roughed up outside Trump Tower in 2015.
September 20

Fresh US-China trade worries erase early gains for stocks

Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between…
September 20

Feds: Virginia man facing weapons charges is a neo-Nazi

A northern Virginia man arrested this week on gun charges is a neo-Nazi who has bragged about committing racially motivated violence, authorities said Friday.