Police: Officer-involved shooting at Miami airport pre-Irma

MIAMI (AP) — Police said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting Thursday night at the Miami airport that shut down a terminal as people looked to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma. Police said in a statement that they were responding, but no other details...

The Latest: Equifax: Stock-selling execs unaware of breach

AP Photo/Mike Stewart SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the massive breach at credit monitoring company Equifax (all times local): — 7:45 p.m. Equifax says that three company executives who sold stock just days after the company discovered a major security breach...

Most-wanted Chinese tycoon applies for US political asylum

AP Photo/Andy Wong BEIJING (AP) — Chinese real estate tycoon Guo Wengui, one of the ruling Communist Party’s most wanted exiles, has applied for political asylum in the United States, his lawyer said, in a move that could keep him out of Beijing’s grasp for at...

12 Gold Star mothers to be honored onstage at Miss America

AP Photo/Wayne Parry ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mothers whose sons were killed while serving in the military will be honored this weekend as part of the Miss America competition. The Miss America Organization, the Got Your Back Network, Caesars Entertainment and others will...

This US wildfire season is among the worst: Here's why

AP Photo/Randy L. Rasmussen DENVER (AP) — Acrid yellow smoke clogs the skies of major Western U.S. cities, a human-caused fire in the Columbia River Gorge rains ash on Portland, Oregon, and a century-old backcountry chalet burns to the ground in Montana’s Glacier...

Officers, medics sue over chemical plant fire after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — Seven sheriff’s deputies and medical emergency responders who say they were sickened by a chemical fire at a plant outside Houston that flooded during Harvey sued the owner Thursday for gross negligence, seeking $1 million in damages. A state judge...

Officers, medics sue over chemical plant fire after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — Seven sheriff’s deputies and medical emergency responders who say they were sickened by a chemical fire at a plant outside Houston that flooded during Harvey sued the owner Thursday for gross negligence, seeking $1 million in damages. A state judge...

Harvey's floodwaters give way to festering piles of garbage

AP Photo/Matt Rourke HOUSTON (AP) — Roiling waters in the streets have given way to festering piles of garbage on the curbs. Harvey’s record-setting rains created heaps of ruined possessions that now line entire neighborhoods, some nearly up to the rooftops of the...

Hurricane Irma likely to be far worse than monster Andrew

AP Photo/Mark Foley WASHINGTON (AP) — For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out of the water. Bigger and with a 90-degree different path of potential destruction, Irma is...

This US wildfire season is among the worst: Here's why

AP Photo/Randy L. Rasmussen DENVER (AP) — Acrid yellow smoke clogs the skies of major Western U.S. cities, a human-caused fire races down the Columbia River Gorge toward Portland, Oregon, and a century-old backcountry chalet burns to the ground in Montana’s Glacier...