The two biggest mass casualties on water involving duck boats in the last 20 years featured crafts with overhead roof canopies that a federal agency said posed a drowning risk to passengers trying to escape from a sinking vessel.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a recording of Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model (all times local):
Seventeen people, including at least one child, are dead after a tour boat capsized Thursday evening in the midst of a powerful storm on Table Rock Lake in Missouri.
Tornadoes swept through central Iowa Thursday afternoon, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital.
Cleanup from the first has continued with no letup and Trump belatedly decided Putin's "incredible offer" of shared U.S.-Russia investigations was no good after all.
At least 90 people have been sickened across the United States amid a salmonella outbreak that has been traced to raw turkey products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Trump told CNBC in an interview: "I don't like all of this work that we're putting into the economy, and then I see rates going up."
The Nebraska Public Power District will take part in a federal study to develop more ways to safely and economically collect and store the carbon produced by coal-fired power plants and ethanol plants.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Sheriff now says 11 people are dead after a tourist boat capsized and sank in Missouri.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on severe weather and tornadoes in Iowa (all times local):
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eleven people were drowned Thursday night in a wind-driven lake tragedy that capsized a pleasure boat on a lake in the Missouri Ozarks.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eleven people died Thursday night in a wind-driven lake tragedy that capsized and sank a tourist boat in the Missouri Ozarks.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The city of Provo, Utah, has reached a $750,000 settlement with five women who said in a lawsuit that it failed to take action to protect them from sexual harassment and assault by a former police chief.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have found a white Mercedes-Benz that was seen in the area where a 7-year-old girl was fatally shot in an apparent drive-by shooting but there still have been no arrests in the attack more than two weeks since she was shot in the back.
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women's soccer team he co-owns are "unacceptable" and will be fixed.
An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps and photographs from a Pittsburgh library over a 20-year period, including Isaac Newton's "Principia," considered a watershed of science.
DENVER (AP) — It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver on Saturday with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care.
Trisha Meili remembers nothing of a night many New Yorkers can never forget.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a church van being chased by police has crashed into a New Jersey Transit commuter bus, and 10 people have suffered minor injuries.
A new study by Yale University researchers found people who drank diet soda after beating colon cancer were less likely to see a recurrence and less likely to die than those who didn’t drink diet soda.
LEITH, N.D. (AP) — A vote has been delayed on whether to dissolve the small North Dakota town of Leith that drew international headlines in 2013 when a white supremacist unsuccessfully tried to take it over.
HOUSTON (AP) — The wife of a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder says her husband sneaked into their son-in-law's Texas apartment before fatally shooting him in 2012.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A drug bust in North Carolina led police to a day care center, where they found not only a half-dozen guns but also cookies and gummy bears laced with marijuana.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who authorities say threw his 20-month-old daughter against a wall near her crib has pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and child abuse.