Yearly Archives: 2018

  • NASA spacecraft enters orbit around asteroid, sets records

    NASA spacecraft enters orbit around asteroid, sets records LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft has gone into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft entered orbit Monday around the asteroid Bennu, 70 million miles (110 million kilometers) from Earth. It’s the smallest…

  • NYC killings may be lowest in several decades in 2018

    NYC killings may be lowest in several decades in 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — New York City could register its fewest homicides in several decades in 2018. Preliminary data obtained by The Associated Press show that, as of Sunday, police had investigated five fewer killings than the 292 recorded…

  • Smoke shop: Worker fired after anti-Trump rant at customer

    Smoke shop: Worker fired after anti-Trump rant at customer TUCKER, Ga. (AP) — A store that sells smoking and vaping material in Georgia says it fired an employee after he yelled profanity at a customer wearing a T-shirt and hat supporting President Donald Trump. The customer, Ian Fergeson, says…

  • The Latest: Man who targeted church found with stolen gun

    The Latest: Man who targeted church found with stolen gun SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on armed man who told Texas police he was on way to church to fulfill “prophecy” (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A Southeast Texas police chief says the handgun a man was carrying…

  • Healy hits go-ahead 3, Albany holds off Niagara 79-74

    Healy hits go-ahead 3, Albany holds off Niagara 79-74 NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy scored 20 points, making six 3-pointers including a go-ahead trey, and Albany finished on a 7-1 run over the final minute to hold off Niagara 79-74 on Monday. Ahmad Clark added 17 points…

  • The Latest: Elizabeth Smart unhappy with kidnapper’s housing

    The Latest: Elizabeth Smart unhappy with kidnapper’s housing SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart living near a school. (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Elizabeth Smart says people with a history of child abuse and sexual violence like the one who…

  • Kansas judge rules telemedicine abortions can continue

    Kansas judge rules telemedicine abortions can continue TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has ruled that the state cannot stop telemedicine abortions. The ruling Monday from District Judge Franklin Theis allows a Wichita clinic to continue giving patients abortion pills when it does not have a doctor on…

  • Scarlett scores both TDs, Stanford tops Pitt 14-13 Sun Bowl

    Scarlett scores both TDs, Stanford tops Pitt 14-13 Sun Bowl EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Cameron Scarlett scored on a 1-yard run and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a second score to lead Stanford to a 14-13 victory against Pittsburgh in the Sun Bowl on Monday.…

  • Chief justice details efforts to combat workplace misconduct

    Chief justice details efforts to combat workplace misconduct WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is using his annual report on the federal judiciary to highlight the steps the branch has taken to combat inappropriate conduct in the workplace. Roberts asked in December 2017 that a working…