National
October 9

Trump's firewall holds solid on Fox News' prime time

Critics of President Donald Trump who wonder about the tenacity of his supporters need only to spend three hours with Fox News Channel's headliners to get an idea why.
National
October 9

US judge to hear challenge of Mississippi election system

A federal judge will hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electing the governor and other statewide officials — an electoral process that critics say is designed to thwart black political power.
National
October 9

Police ID man killed on Interstate 5 in Oregon last week

Police in Portland, Oregon, have identified a 41-year-old man as the pedestrian who was struck and killed last week while attempting to walk across Interstate 5.
National
October 9

Man charged in politically motivated road rage incident

A North Dakota man has been charged in Minnesota with allegedly showing a handgun to another driver during a road rage fit over a political bumper sticker on her vehicle.
National
October 9

Shipment of fake Nike shoes seized in Southern California

Thousands of pairs of Nike knockoffs were seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports complex recently in a shipment arriving from China, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday.
Politics
October 9
Trump supporters rally outside Mayor Frey's office in Minneapolis

Trump supporters rally outside Mayor Frey's office in Minneapolis

A group of about 30 Trump supporters protested outside Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey's office in City hall to show how displeased they are with his handling of Trump's visit.
National
October 9

Soldier home from deployment fatally shot in Tennessee home

Authorities in Tennessee say they're looking for suspects in the fatal shooting of a National Guard soldier who recently returned from deployment.
National
October 9

Markets Right Now: Stocks notch their first gain of the week

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
National
October 9

US official charged with leaking secrets to journalists

A Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said.
National
October 9

Man accused of defrauding clients via fake celebrity charity

There may be some bad blood between a former New Hampshire financial adviser and clients he's accused of defrauding via a fake charity he claimed involved singer Taylor Swift.
National
October 9

Facebook CEO to appear before Congress on currency plan

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before Congress this month as the tech giant is under pressure from lawmakers and regulators over its massive market power and record of privacy breaches.
Minneapolis
October 9
A group of about 30 pro Trump supporters gathered for a rallying at noon Wednesday outside Mayor Jacob Frey's office in City Hall, to show "how disple

Frey, Trump campaign both say they won't pay extra for security

The city says it will cost $530,000 to host the president's rally Thursday at Target Center. Trump's campaign said it has reached an agreement with the rally venue operator and won't pay anything extra.
National
October 9
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, center.

Clarification: United States-Syria-Republican Backlash story

In a story Oct. 7 about some of President Donald Trump's most loyal allies revolting against his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria, The Associated Press reported that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has "shrugged off the key allegation in the impeachment inquiry." The story should have made clear that Rubio has said Trump was wrong to ask Ukraine's president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, though Rubio has repeatedly called for all the facts to come out before taking a firm position on the impeachment inquiry. Rubio also played down Trump's call for China to investigate Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
National
October 9

Many safety proposals from Virginia Tech panel are in use

A review into a panel's safety recommendations after the Virginia Tech mass shooting shows the state has implemented a majority of the proposals.
National
October 9

Alabama Democratic Sen. Jones in a bind on impeachment

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones walked into a recent town hall and declared he was ready for whatever his constituents wanted to throw at him. But first, he wanted to address the biggest news from Washington: The House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
National
October 9

Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes

FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a new study finds.
National
October 9

Top aide to Iowa governor working as family's expert witness

A top aide to Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is working as a paid expert witness in a private property lawsuit, backing a family that is seeking millions of dollars from neighbors in a commercial zoning dispute.
National
October 9

Under Trump, Louisiana is at epicenter of migrant detention

Tucked away in the dense forest of rural Louisiana is a barbed wire-ringed prison that has quickly become a major detention center for immigrants detained at the border.
National
October 9

Trump: US doesn't 'endorse' Turkey's assault on Syria

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. does not endorse Turkey's military assault on Syria, calling the operation a "bad idea."
National
October 9

Clarification: Police Officer-Sexual Misconduct story

In a headline for a story on Oct. 8, The Associated Press reported that a former Kentucky police officer was sentenced to 5 years for "unwanted sex" with 5 women. The headline should have simply repeated the charges of "sexual misconduct" that former Louisville Police Officer Pablo Cano pleaded guilty to, based on his admission that the sex was non-consensual. Cano was not prosecuted on rape charges.