Former KKK member convicted in deadly bombing up for parole

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. was a young Ku Klux Klansman with a reputation for hating blacks in 1963, when a bomb ripped a hole...

Powerball $478 million jackpot is nation’s 8th largest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball players have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot, but they should keep in mind that...

Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

MIAMI (AP) — There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in...

City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattle

MUKILTEO, Washington (AP) — Officials say a shooting has left three people dead and another person hurt in a Seattle suburb, and that a suspect is in...

Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled that a North Carolina law illegally targeted minorities with tougher ballot access rules, such as...

Riverboat loses power, drifts from Nebraska to Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say at least three people have been injured when a riverboat carrying 135 passengers struck a riverbank in Omaha,...