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Amy Cross, left, receives a bottle of water as her daughter Aleeah Racette receives medical treatment, inside the Florida 5 Disaster Medical Assistance Team tent, outside the Bay Medical Sacred Heart hospital, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after MichaelMedical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
FILE - This Monday Feb. 12, 2018 file photo shows Del. Lee Carter, D-Manassas, as he looks over legislation during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Carter of Virginia is expecting a rough campaign when he's up for re-election. So he's getting a jump on the opposition by self-disclosing a series of private, sometimes embarrassing details about his personal life. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Candid candidate voluntarily airs dirty laundryDelegate Lee Carter of Virginia is expecting a rough campaign when he's up for re-election, so he's getting a jump on the opposition by self-disclosing a series of private, sometimes embarrassing details about his personal life
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
In this Tuesday, Sept. 18 2018, Gaspar Baltazar, center, playing goalkeeper, takes a shot from a teammate during soccer practice in Huron, Calif. California may be famous for its wealth, but there is a distinctly different part of the state where poverty prevails: places like this one halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Mayor came home to try to improve poor California townThe mayor of an impoverished California farm town came back to try to make things better
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Aleeah Racette receives medical treatment inside the Florida 5 Disaster Medical Assistance Team tent, outside the Bay Medical Sacred Heart hospital, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. At left is her mother, Amy Cross, and Amy's fiance, Corey Shuman. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Officials: 35 lives, $1.3 billion in timber lost to MichaelTrees brought down by Hurricane Michael's ferocious winds have taken a heavy toll on life, property and the timber industry in the heavily forested Florida Panhandle
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen, a prominent youth basketball coach in Iowa, pleaded guilty Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, to sexually exploiting minors and possessing and transporting child pornography. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
Iowa basketball coach admits to sexually exploiting 400 boysA prominent youth basketball coach in Iowa has admitted to possessing nude photos and videos of 400 boys, including former players and their friends
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This combination of 2018 file photos shows Arkansas Congressional candidates, Democrat Clarke Tucker, left, and Republican U.S. Rep. French Hill. Tucker and Hill condemned a political action committee’s radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch black Americans if they win the midterm election next month.  (AP Photos/File)
PAC won't pull ad suggesting 'lynching' if Democrats winA political action committee says it's not pulling a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas next month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2018, file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks about a grand jury’s report on clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic Church during a news conference at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The U.S. Justice Department opened their own investigation and have served subpoenas on dioceses across the state, according to multiple sources who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The subpoenas follow the state grand jury report. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probeA federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania is taking aim at the Roman Catholic church by opening a grand jury investigation centered on child exploitation
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, people enter the University of Southern California's Engemann Student Health Center in Los Angeles. Nearly 100 women who contend that they were sexually harassed or abused by a former University of Southern California gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall, are suing the school, arguing it ignored decades of complaints. The filing of new lawsuits on behalf of 93 women against the university was announced Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
$215M settlement proposed in alleged USC gynecologist abuseThe University of Southern California has announced an agreement in principle for a $215 million class-action settlement of claims involving alleged sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who treated students for years
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018 file photo Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. participates in an interview at the The Atlantic's 'The Constitution in Crisis' forum in Washington. A man accused of threatening to kidnap and kill a United States senator and his family underwent his first court appearance in Chicago. James Dean Blevins was told Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, that the federal charges filed against him in Arizona accusing him of threatening an official identified only as "United States Senator J.F." could be transferred to Chicago if prosecutors don't object. Authorities have declined to provide the victim's full name, but Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake is the only senator with those initials. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Man charged with threatening senator has 1st court hearingA man accused of threatening to kill a United States senator and his family underwent his first court appearance in Chicago
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A Mega Millions billboard in Omaha, Neb., adjacent to a Sears store, shows 999 million, the maximum number it can show, ahead of the lottery draw, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1B, thanks to worsening oddsIf it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, Scott Ostrem, 47, center,  is escorted out of the courtroom after a hearing in Brighton, Colo. Ostrem, who pleaded guilty to gunning down three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last year, will be sentenced Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, but more than 11 months after the crime, his motive remains a mystery. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, Pool, File)
Shooter in Colorado Walmart slayings of 3 faces sentencingA man who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last November is returning to court for sentencing
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A man walks past Mega Millions and other lottery displays outside of The Lucky Spot in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1B as drawing nearsThe Mega Millions jackpot has soared to estimated $1 billion, as the second-largest prize in U.S. lottery history gets even bigger
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
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