Winter storm coats parts of South, heads toward New England

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A winter storm that left a glaze of ice and snow across portions of the South and is being blamed for at least three deaths has turned its attention to New England, where travel conditions have already become treacherous and a chain-reaction accident on...

Even with increased airport security vulnerabilities remain

ATLANTA (AP) — In a post-9/11 world, American airports have taken all sorts of steps to keep travelers safe. But significant vulnerabilities remain….

Travelers lose 25,000 items in Florida airport rampage

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dan and Janice Kovacs and their two children were passing through airport security when the gunfire erupted. They were shoeless – with wallets, passports and carry-on items chugging along a conveyer belt – when they sprang into the...

Travelers lose 25,000 items in Florida airport rampage

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dan and Janice Kovacs and their two children were passing through airport security when the gunfire erupted. They were shoeless – with wallets, passports and carry-on items chugging along a conveyer belt – when they sprang into the...

Washington set to swear in 1st blind lieutenant governor

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — As Washington state prepares to swear in its first blind lieutenant governor, the Senate has undergone a makeover that incorporates Braille into that chamber's floor sessions….

Woman seeking freedom in Vegas killing to get new hearing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada woman who was convicted and imprisoned at age 19 in the 2001 killing and sexual mutilation of a homeless man in Las Vegas has new lawyers and a national criminal defense advocacy group backing her bid to prove she was 165 miles away when the murder...

The Latest: Snow in New England causes Connecticut pileup

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm pounding parts of the U.S. (all times local):…

LGBT activists view Obama as staunch champion of their cause

It was a new look for the White House, bathed in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage nationwide….

Brother of airport shooting suspect says US gov’t failed him

PENUELAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — The brother of a man accused of shooting five people at a Florida airport questioned Saturday why his brother was allowed to keep his gun after U.S. authorities knew he'd become increasingly paranoid and was hearing voices….

AP Photos: Church shooting: As sentence nears, a look back

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The massacre of nine black church members brought the U.S. to its knees when Dylann Roof opened fire during a Bible study on June 17, 2015. The white man was convicted of hate crimes and other charges last month and now faces the death penalty or...