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Peanut executive in salmonella case faces prison for life

Posted: 09/20/2015 - A former peanut company executive will soon learn if he will spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in a salmonella outbreak blamed for killing nine Americans and sickening hundreds more.

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Some California wildfire evacuees allowed to return home

Posted: 09/20/2015 - The tally of homes destroyed by two massive Northern California wildfires topped 1,000 Saturday after authorities doing damage assessments in the Sierra Nevada foothills counted another 250 houses destroyed by flames still threatening thousands of more structures.

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Pope Francis arrives in Cuba

Posted: 09/19/2015 - Pope Francis has left the Vatican's embassy to greet some guests who were allowed to get close for a visit with the pontiff on his first night in Havana.

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Pope beginning Cuba-US journey

Posted: 09/19/2015 - Pope Francis is flying toward Cuba and the United States for a 10-day visit with millions of people expected to be on hand for various public events.

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Attorney says Rowan Clerk Kim Davis interfered with judge's order

Updated: 09/18/2015 - Richard Hughes, the attorney representing Deputy Clerk Brian Mason, filed court documents Friday saying the altered forms would not be valid and thus constitute an attempt to violate an order from U.S. District Judge David Bunning. She removed her name and the name of the county from the forms.

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Senator Rand Paul raises $250,000 before caucus deadline

Updated: 09/18/2015 - The Kentucky Republican Party will hold a presidential caucus March 5, allowing Rand Paul to run for president and re-election to his U.S. Senate seat at the same time without running afoul of state law.

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Official: Girl found dead on Boston Harbor shore identified

Updated: 09/18/2015 - A law enforcement official says authorities have identified the girl who was found dead on a Boston Harbor beach this summer and whose case sparked a massive social media campaign to try to find out what happened to her.

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House bills hit Planned Parenthood, some abortion doctors

Posted: 09/18/2015 - Republican leaders hope House passage of bills targeting Planned Parenthood and curbing some abortion procedures will mollify fractious conservatives who want a face-off with President Barack Obama that could trigger a federal shutdown.

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AP sources: Marines seek to close combat jobs to women

Posted: 09/18/2015 - U.S. officials say the Marine Corps is expected to ask that women not be allowed to compete for several front-line combat jobs, inflaming tensions between Navy and Marine leaders.

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Body of seventh hiker found in Utah

Posted: 09/17/2015 - Authorities say searchers have found the last body of seven hikers killed in flash flooding that swept through a narrow canyon at Utah's Zion National Park.

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Doritos launches pride flag-inspired chips

Posted: 09/17/2015 - Doritos is unveiling rainbow-colored corn chips in support of a program that encourages gay and lesbian teenagers who've been bullied.

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