LAS VEGAS — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.
Severe storms that originated in north Texas and southern Oklahoma pushed into Arkansas on Monday afternoon with heavy rains and winds clocking in at up to 80 mph.
Because the stock markets were closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day, there is no business section in today’s editions.
Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford encouraged college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators to overcome life's daunting difficulties. Redford was the commencement speaker Sunday at Maine's Colby College. He received an honorary degree of fine arts from the school before an audience of thousands, including nearly 500 graduates.
A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
Hillary Clinton's public/private emails as a high-ranking official--secretary of state--are finally being released, if only in dribs and drabs. But how detect any discernible pattern to these miscellaneous excerpts and summaries? Most of these tens of thousands of emails from Our Lady of Benghazi are about the still disturbing events that occurred at an American outpost in Libya back in 2012. Their contents already have been turned over to the congressional committee that had the massive job of poring through them in search of some meaning in this undiluted mass of information, gossip, flattery, speculation, tangential irrelevancies . . . and who knows what else.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.
BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the border with Thailand.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell slightly in April. But a category that reflects business investment climbed for a second month, a hopeful sign that this key sector is starting to revive.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.