Social media erupted Friday morning after the Mariners announced the firing of general manager Jack Zduriencik after nearly seven years with the team. Many fans were relieved at the move, while media members began speculating on potential successors.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The daughter of a slain Ohio officer has received a police escort to school on her first day of kindergarten. Thirty-two-year-old Akron police Officer Justin Winebrenner was off-duty and unarmed in November when he was shot to death after helping get an unruly customer out of a pub. Officers from several […]
U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro imposed the maximum possible sentence Friday on 27-year-old Mohamed Said.
North Carolina state attorneys have decided against retrying a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man after his trial ended last week in a deadlock.
With the Mariners headed for another losing season – the fifth during his tenure – Zduriencik was relieved of his duties Friday.
Modern technology has made Estonia grow by 112 square kilometers (44 square miles).
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday reversed a lower court ruling that said the program likely violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.
Bulldozers have removed about 1,500 linear feet of a levee in the Snohomish River Estuary in order to reopen 350 acres of historic wetlands to threatened salmon.
The singer best known for his 1981 No. 1 hit "Jessie's Girl" returned to the suburban Syracuse fairgrounds for the first time since he was sued after falling off the stage during a 2004 concert there. A New York woman said she suffered serious head injuries when Rick Springfield's buttocks hit her.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. Brother Joseph Byron was recently relaxing atop the Portsmouth Abbey School’s wind turbine — as he often does — when a drone zoomed in. Video […]
Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Here are more fun facts from Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist in Vancouver, about the Buoy 10 salmon fishery at the Lower Columbia River mouth. Fishing action has been nothing but stellar since the season opened on Aug. 1, and the last 10 days have been off the charts good. “The Buoy […]
U.S. stocks drifted edged lower in early trading Friday, coming off two days of strong gains as the market closes out a wild week. Stocks fell heavily in the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China’s economy. The market then rebounded over the next two days. Financial stocks […]
A northern Virginia teenager has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and providing other aid to the militant group.
Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows.
Prosecutors say the Portsmouth, Virginia, officers involved in a fatal shooting of a black man in March won't be charged.
Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway.
Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 62 wounded, authorities said Friday.
A Polish official says he has seen images made by ground-penetrating radar that seem to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II.
The U.S. national security adviser met with President Xi Jinping on Friday amid final preparations for the Chinese leader's visit to Washington next month, with both sides expressing optimism despite their differences.