‘It Looked Like Armageddon:’ Deadly Gas Blasts Destroy Homes
A series of gas explosions an official described as "Armageddon" killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to fight the flames and shut off the…
White House Defends Trump on Puerto Rico Death Toll Claim
As Hurricane Florence bore down on the U.S., President Donald Trump angrily churned up the devastating storm of a year earlier, disputing the official death count from Hurricane Maria and falsely accusing Democrats of inflating the Puerto Rican toll to make him "look as bad as possible."
Undercover Officer Shot in Head During Robbery in Texas
Authorities in Texas say an undercover police officer was shot in the head and a suspect was killed when a police unit tried to stop a robbery at a bar.
Hurricane Center: Florence Makes Landfall in N. Carolina
Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain.
Gunman Kills His Wife, 4 Others and Himself in California
A gunman went on a rampage in Kern County, California, killing his wife and four other people before shooting himself to death, authorities said.
Trump Scoffs at ‘Nervous Mess’ Dimon, Says He’s Not Smart
President Donald Trump early Thursday scoffed at JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's claim that he could "beat" Trump and is just as tough and smarter than the president.
Elizabeth Smart Upset One of Her Kidnappers to Be Freed Early
A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called "incomprehensible" on Tuesday.
Dallas Police Respond to Shooting With Proactive Approach
Dallas police swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, turned the case over to independent investigators and reached out to the victim's family.