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Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle

Posted 7/29/2016 in National

A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed off as heroin.



Florida man arrested after doughnut glaze tests positive for meth

Posted 7/29/2016 in National

Daniel Rushing probably won't be eating Krispy Kreme doughnuts in his car any more. The 64-year-old was arrested on drug charges when Orlando police officers spotted four tiny flakes of glaze on his floorboard and thought they were pieces of crystal methamphetamine, The Orlando Sentinel reports.



Reagan shooter Hinckley will soon leave hospital for good

Posted 7/28/2016 in National

In little more than a week, the only living man to have shot an American president could pack his bags and leave a Washington psychiatric hospital for the last time.



Obama passes baton to Clinton, imploring nation to elect her

Posted 7/28/2016 in National

Hillary Clinton has the stage.



Democratic donors, allies offer reward for Trump tax returns

Posted 7/28/2016 in National

The wealthy Democratic donors, many of them executives who run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his.



Biden: Trump has 'no clue' about needs of middle class

Posted 7/28/2016 in National

Leveling a blistering attack on Donald Trump, Vice President Joe Biden put on his rhetorical hat as "middle-class Joe" Wednesday and told Democratic delegates and millions of television viewers that the billionaire businessman "has no clue" about the needs of working-class people or what makes the nation great.



Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents

Posted 7/27/2016 in National

The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead for vigilance and warn parents that it can happen to anyone.



Sanders loyalists warn of party split after Clinton victory

Posted 7/27/2016 in National

Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent.



Clinton, Democrats put gun control at center of convention stage

Posted 7/27/2016 in National

With mothers of police violence victims on the stage and anti-gun protesters in the streets, Hillary Clinton and Democrats are giving gun control and efforts to curb police violence a starring role at their summer convention.



After protest, Philadelphia takes down Mississippi flag

Posted 7/26/2016 in National

About 50 Bernie Sanders supporters protesting before the Democratic National Convention on Monday sat down in a roadway until city officials agreed to remove Mississippi's state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem.



History and hostility as Clinton ascends to Democratic nomination

Posted 7/26/2016 in National

A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.



'Merciless' heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US

Posted 7/23/2016 in National

Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of night.



Black woman seeks unity as white officers investigated

Posted 7/23/2016 in National

A black Texas teacher thrown to the ground by a white officer during a traffic stop, and then told by another white officer on the way to jail that blacks have "violent tendencies," said Friday she is grateful the police chief has publicly apologized.



Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

Posted 7/23/2016 in National

There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group's leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults.



Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

Posted 7/23/2016 in National

Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.



Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Posted 7/23/2016 in National

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.



Trump takes time from victory lap to swat at Cruz

Posted 7/23/2016 in National

A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump pivoted back to the GOP primaries on Friday, choosing to re-litigate a pair of monthsold battles with rival Ted Cruz.



Trump's closer is over, Clinton set to snag attention

Posted 7/22/2016 in National

In the swirl of balloons and cheers of the masses, Donald Trump finally had his Rocky moment after a rocky convention, and now Democrats are eager to step up for their own spectacle.



GOP slams Cruz on Trump non-endorsement

Posted 7/22/2016 in National

A defiant Sen. Ted Cruz declared Thursday he's no "servile puppy dog" as he faced a torrent of GOP criticism over his refusal to endorse Donald Trump on the Republican National Convention stage.



Trump vows to protect LGBTQ community

Posted 7/22/2016 in National

With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights -- at least for a night.



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