Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years on
Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years on

Families of the Columbine High School victims have gathered at the school to tell their stories, nearly 20 years after the tragedy.

US underground nuclear waste dump explained
US underground nuclear waste dump explained

Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for low-level radioactive waste.

11 hrs 5 mins ago
No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak
No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm.

9 hrs 5 mins ago
Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting
Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting

The family of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police officer is expressing anger and sadness over a jury's decision to acquit, and Pittsburgh is bracing for protests a day after the verdict.

20 hrs 24 mins ago
Kansas death penalty case has implications for mentally ill
Kansas death penalty case has implications for mentally ill

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider a Kansas case that could have far-reaching implications for mental ill defendants across the nation.

10 hrs 25 mins ago
Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers
Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers

Barbra Streisand is coming under intense criticism online for telling a British newspaper that two men who say they were molested as children by Michael Jackson were "thrilled to be there" and that the alleged abuse "didn't kill them.".

7 hrs 14 mins ago
FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week
FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

Boeing is confirming the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.

2 hrs 54 mins ago
Dispute over refinery near national park heats up in court
Dispute over refinery near national park heats up in court

Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of a controversial oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park are battling in state court.

12 hrs 15 mins ago
Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case
Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.

5 hrs 55 mins ago
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government set in motion an experiment that, if successful, would prove to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground.

11 hrs 15 mins ago
12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway
12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway

Authorities say several crashes involving about 50 vehicles on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles have sent 12 people to the hospital.

34 mins ago
Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries
Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

NASA astronauts take spacewalk to swap out aging batteries on International Space Station.

March 22nd, 7:21 AM CDT
Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site
Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site

Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site that features massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization.

March 21st, 4:01 PM CDT
Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer
Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.

March 21st, 1:11 PM CDT
Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access
Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access

Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when buying, selling or trading public land.

March 21st, 7:11 PM CDT
Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show
Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show

Space weather forecasters say a solar storm is heading to Earth, but don't expect a big light show.

March 22nd, 3:41 PM CDT
California to waive environmental rules for fire season prep
California to waive environmental rules for fire season prep

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is declaring a state of emergency to speed up forest management ahead of the next wildfire season.

March 22nd, 4:11 PM CDT
Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked
Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked

The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska race when his dogs refused to keep running is dismissing critics who say he ran them too hard.

March 22nd, 12:11 AM CDT
Judge says New York's stun gun ban is unconstitutional
Judge says New York's stun gun ban is unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that New York's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, the latest in a series of court rulings that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states.

March 22nd, 4:51 PM CDT
Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa
Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

Iowa governor says recent flooding has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage in the state, as flooding continues in several Midwestern states.

March 22nd, 12:31 PM CDT
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe.

March 22nd, 5:31 PM CDT

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Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked
Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked

The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska race when his dogs refused to keep running is dismissing critics who say he ran them too hard.

March 22nd, 12:11 AM CDT
Judge says New York's stun gun ban is unconstitutional
Judge says New York's stun gun ban is unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that New York's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, the latest in a series of court rulings that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states.

March 22nd, 4:51 PM CDT
Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa
Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

Iowa governor says recent flooding has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage in the state, as flooding continues in several Midwestern states.

March 22nd, 12:31 PM CDT
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe.

March 22nd, 5:31 PM CDT
Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US
Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

A flight attendant who had work authorization under a program for immigrants brought to the country as children has been detained after working a flight to Mexico.

March 22nd, 2:21 PM CDT
Watchdog group's leader steps down after founder's firing
Watchdog group's leader steps down after founder's firing

The head of the Southern Poverty Law Center is stepping down, the latest high-profile departure from the watchdog organization.

March 22nd, 8:11 PM CDT
Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill
Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the air.

March 22nd, 2:01 PM CDT
Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK
Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK

Ohio's health department is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.

March 22nd, 1:21 PM CDT
US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused
US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

U.S. medical advisers say medications to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused.

March 20th, 1:21 PM CDT
Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed
Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed

A new study has found that about 4 percent of women incarcerated in state prisons were pregnant when they were jailed.

March 21st, 3:11 PM CDT
Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds
Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times.

March 19th, 6:41 PM CDT
Republicans ask to stay order blocking lame-duck laws
Republicans ask to stay order blocking lame-duck laws

Republican lawmakers are asking a state appellate court to stay a judge's order blocking their lame-duck laws limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers.

March 22nd, 12:21 PM CDT
White cop cleared in fatal shooting of black teenager
White cop cleared in fatal shooting of black teenager

An expert in police use of force says a former officer did everything by the book in a fatal encounter with an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh last summer.

March 22nd, 12:11 AM CDT
First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach
First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

Google is celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle.

March 21st, 6:21 AM CDT
'Full House' to big house in college scheme? Experts differ
'Full House' to big house in college scheme? Experts differ

Will 'Aunt Becky' and other parents charged with college scam see prison time? Experts differ on the probability.

March 21st, 12:21 AM CDT

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