Trump opens Easter Egg Roll with talk of economy, military

Trump opens Easter Egg Roll with talk of economy, military

The White House lawn is the scene of its biggest social event of the year: the annual Easter Egg Roll.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
Casey lobbies for Democratic primary debate in Pennsylvania

Casey lobbies for Democratic primary debate in Pennsylvania

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is lobbying for a presidential primary debate to be held in his home state, which is projected as a battleground in the 2020 presidential election.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spying

Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spying

Gov. Jay Inslee and other Democrats in Washington state are criticizing conservative state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, for appearing to support spying on political opponents.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

A spokesman says Indiana State Police will release "very significant information" about the 2017 deaths of two teenagers who were killed during a hiking trip.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

SpaceX suffers setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
Armed border group's leader said to have assassination plans

Armed border group's leader said to have assassination plans

A criminal complaint alleges the leader of an armed group that has been detaining asylum-seeking families from Central America near the Mexican border said in 2017 he was training supporters to assassinate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and George Soros.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

Authorities say six people have died in a small plane crash in central Texas.

5 hrs 24 mins ago
Jury selected in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitment

Jury selected in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitment

Jury selection has begun in the fraud trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business relationship with amateur basketball players.

6 hrs 32 mins ago
Tennessee lawmakers send governor 'triggered' abortion ban

Tennessee lawmakers send governor 'triggered' abortion ban

A proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade is headed to the governor's desk.

6 hrs 53 mins ago
Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

US flu season drags on, becoming the longest in recent history.

6 hrs 54 mins ago
How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies.

6 hrs 54 mins ago
Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nurses

Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nurses

A Washington state lawmaker has raised the ire of nurses by commenting in a speech on the Senate floor that some nurses may spend a lot of time playing cards on their breaks.

6 hrs 54 mins ago
British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware

British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information.

7 hrs 13 mins ago
Hurricane Michael gets an upgrade to rare Category 5 status

Hurricane Michael gets an upgrade to rare Category 5 status

Weather forecasters have updgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5.

7 hrs 42 mins ago
Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by global warming overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

7 hrs 42 mins ago
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia.

7 hrs 43 mins ago
Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on

Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on

Oklahoma City is using science and technology to sustain the DNA of a tree symbolizing hope 24 years after the deadliest act of domestic terrorism on US soil.

7 hrs 43 mins ago
Remains of WWII soldier identified 76 years after going MIA

Remains of WWII soldier identified 76 years after going MIA

The remains of a World War II soldier who went missing in final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action.

10 hrs 33 mins ago
Ohio top court to hear arguments in TV news defamation case

Ohio top court to hear arguments in TV news defamation case

Ohio's Supreme Court will hear arguments in an appeal involving a lawsuit that claims a television station falsely labeled three siblings as "robbers.".

11 hrs 44 mins ago
Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning's effort to leave jail

Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning's effort to leave jail

A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury.

12 hrs 53 mins ago
Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

An East Texas town is still haunted by a gruesome hate crime in which a black man was dragged behind a pickup truck and killed by three white men nearly 21 years ago.

14 hrs 32 mins ago
Stolen pickup truck strikes, kills Uber passenger in Oregon

Stolen pickup truck strikes, kills Uber passenger in Oregon

Portland police say a man driving a speeding, stolen truck crashed into a sport-utility vehicle, killing an Uber passenger.

14 hrs 33 mins ago
Report: Man arrested near border faced similar weapon charge

Report: Man arrested near border faced similar weapon charge

New Mexico man, who is member of armed civilian border group, arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms and faced similar charges 13 years ago in Oregon.

14 hrs 33 mins ago
The Latest: Police release video of suspect in girls' deaths

The Latest: Police release video of suspect in girls' deaths

Indiana State Police have released video of the suspect in the 2017 killings of two teenage girls that shows the man walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the teens visited before they were slain.

15 hrs 52 mins ago
Kansas zookeeper attacked by tiger is out of intensive care

Kansas zookeeper attacked by tiger is out of intensive care

Officials say a Kansas zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger is out of intensive care.

15 hrs 52 mins ago
Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after it raced to put eight inmates to death in 11 days before its batch expired.

16 hrs 53 mins ago
Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

A Colorado community is marking the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School that killed 13 people and injured 24 others with community service projects and a remembrance ceremony.

17 hrs 32 mins ago
United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

United Methodist Church is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.

17 hrs 32 mins ago
Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

A California couple who starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds face sentencing for years of abuse.

18 hrs 33 mins ago
57th District Candidates Face Off at UVA to Discuss Legislative Priorities

57th District Candidates Face Off at UVA to Discuss Legislative Priorities

The two women battling it out to represent Virginia's 57th District in the House of Delegates are sharing their views while encouraging the commonwealth's youngest voters to cast their ballots.

Albemarle County Provides Final Look at Pantops Master Plan Improvements

Albemarle County Provides Final Look at Pantops Master Plan Improvements

Albemarle County administrators now have a much clearer picture of what improvements the community wants to see happen in the Pantops area.

Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Orange County

Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Orange County

Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Orange County that occurred April 22 at 11:45 a.m.

Virginia State Police Searching for Loudoun County Senior

Virginia State Police Searching for Loudoun County Senior

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is searching for Mr. Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va.

Charlottesville Sees Increase in Parking Garage Use, Rise in Revenue

Charlottesville Sees Increase in Parking Garage Use, Rise in Revenue

Amid operational changes and a drop in parking fees, both parking garages in downtown Charlottesville are seeing increased usage.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Opens Orthopedics Location in Crozet

Sentara Martha Jefferson Opens Orthopedics Location in Crozet

People in Crozet will no longer have to drive far to get some medical work done.