Accused serial rapist and killer undetected working as cop
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joseph DeAngelo's six-year career as a cop came swiftly to an end after being busted for shoplifting a can of dog repellant and a hammer from a Pay N' Save store in a Sacramento suburb in 1979….
Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday….
Rival Koreas’ leaders face high stakes at historic summit
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump's vow to unleash "fire and fury" and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's "nuclear button" boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sit down on the southern side of the no man's land that forms the world's most heavily armed border….
Thousands of teachers in Arizona, Colorado to protest
PHOENIX (AP) — A wave of red-clad teachers will crash upon the Arizona state Capitol on Thursday for an unprecedented job action that will close schools for a majority of the state's public school students, part of an educator uprising that's also bubbled up in Colorado….
Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect Mueller
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job – legislation that has split Republicans as President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized Mueller's Russia investigation….
EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster….
VA nominee accused of drunken behavior, reckless prescribing
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing a government vehicle while intoxicated and doling out such a large supply of a prescription opioid that staffers panicked because they thought the drugs were missing, according to accusations compiled by Democratic staff on the committee considering his nomination as Veterans Affairs secretary….
Gaza’s Hamas embraces ‘non-violence’ _ opportunism or shift?
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a sit-in tent camp near the Gaza border with Israel, a lecturer answered questions from activists grappling with the concept of non-violent protest….
APNewsBreak: Feds’ delays imperil migrant children
The U.S. government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe, according to the findings of a Senate subcommittee obtained by The Associated Press….
Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches
ATLANTA (AP) — Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food….