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Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence…

A North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters decry killings of two black men by police in Texas; destruction follows Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines; costumed boy waits for start of anti-corruption protest in Guatemala.

Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms…

Overconfidence? Democrats predicting takeover of one chamber of Congress _ at least _ as elections approach

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at…

Gunmen attack a military parade in southwestern Iran, killing at least 8 members of country's elite Revolutionary Guard

The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays…

2 secretaries-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet

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Are temporary tattoos a sell-out?

As temporary tattoos grow in popularity, some wonder if the trend stems from a fear of commitment.

At Least 5 People, Including 3 Infants, Stabbed…

Three infants and two adults were the victims of a stabbing at a maternity center in Queens, New York.

Chick-fil-A Serves Man Who Pulled Up To…

Chick-fil-A is going above and beyond for its customers by serving a man who pulled up to the drive-thru riding a lawn mower.

Pope begins Baltics pilgrimage as Russia threat…

Russia will be the elephant in the room as Pope Francis begins a four-day visit to the Baltics amid renewed alarm about Moscow's intentions in the region it has twice occupied

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with…

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but which also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region

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Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who…

A Maryland sheriff says the woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage

Kavanaugh's Accuser Willing To Testify, But She…

Ford also wants her safety guaranteed and she wants the committee to subpoena additional witnesses.

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong…

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface

California man arrested in 10 'horrific…

Sacramento authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by…

Friends and family have gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer

The Latest: Iran FM blames foreign countries, US for attack

Iran's foreign minister is blaming regional countries and their "U.S. masters" for an attack on a military parade that killed at least eight people

Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."

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Kenya lifts lesbian film ban for a week

A Kenyan judge temporarily lifts a ban on a film about a lesbian love affair ahead of the Oscars.