U.S. solicitor general Noel Francisco would be next in line to lead the investigation if deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein leaves his post or is fired. Francisco once worked for President George W. Bush’s team during the 2000 Florida recount.
Commute times in California’s Central Valley are some of the worst in the United States as waves of Bay Area transplants seeking affordable housing contribute to worsening traffic. In Los Banos, more than one-fifth of residents travel beyond 90 minutes to work.
Bruce Simmons describes his long commute on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Simmons drives four days a week from the Central Valley on Highway 152 to Gilroy, where he catches a train to his job in Menlo Park.
Carlos Vargas, president of Southeast Missouri State University, drank from a beer bong at a tailgate party at the Sept. 15 football game. He apologized after a video of it made the rounds on social media.
Residents trying to burn out yellow jacket nests have sparked two brush fires in a Silverton, Oregon, neighborhood in recent weeks, fire officials say. A three-alarm blaze Sunday involved six fire agencies.
Gardner, Massachusetts mom Jennifer Ringuette ran from her car to rescue a man who got his prosthetic leg trapped in the coupling of a stopped train. She credited God with putting her in place to help.
Oregon police say Christy Lynn Woods stole an ambulance as paramedics gave a person CPR in Portland, and then led police on a chase and rammed into a cop car. Woods said she “wasn’t trying to hurt anyone.”
Republicans — long accustomed to the support of national security-focused voters — are struggling to respond to the unusually large number of military veterans running as Democrats in the 2018 midterms.
The City of Denton Police Department, in Texas, is requesting the public’s help in identifying an “opportunistic suspect” who picked up a dropped wallet before she hightailed it out of the grocery store.
America’s national parks are becoming warmer and drier than other U.S. landscapes, threatening iconic ecosystems from the Everglades in Florida to Joshua Tree in California to Denali in Alaska, according to a new climate change study.
Police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, say a 7-year-old boy died after he fell from a moving subway car while selling candy from train to train. The boy, not yet identified, was with his brother and an adult.
The Merced Indoor Sports Center at 115 Heron Way was recently approved as a site to grow, manufacture and distribute cannabis, according to city records. The plans have upset parents who say closing the center is a problem in a town of few recreational options for children.