SAN FRANCISCO - The mayor of Oakland, California said on Wednesday she has moved to fire four police officers and suspend seven more in connection to a sex scandal that has roiled the department in recent months. The police department has been racked with problems, including the resignatio
The latest iPhone number 7 will be water and dust-resistant, and boasts zooming 12-megapixel camera. The "Plus" edition will have two cameras. Unveiled at a big event in San Francisco, one thing it does not have - an analog headphone jack - a push to wireless devices, including Apple's new Air Pods, which come out in late October.
Missouri detectives have not determined a motive or identified any witnesses in an investigation into the death of a man who led protests in the city of Ferguson following the fatal 2014 shooting of Michael Brown by a law enforcement officer, police said on Wednesday. Protest l
NEW YORK - Oil prices edged 1 percent higher on Wednesday in a volatile session as the market weighs the prospect of higher supplies against the possibility that the world's top producers could agree on a production freeze.
Three people were killed when two planes collided above a regional airport in Georgia on Wednesday, a fire official said. The crash occurred near the West Georgia Regional Airport in Carroll County, about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, said a county fire department employee who did not give her name.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va./WASHINGTON - Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine and Donald Trump on Tuesday traded barbs over Russia, with Kaine accusing the Republican nominee of encouraging espionage and Trump saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin "laughs" at Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee.
LOS ANGELES - A Pennsylvania judge has set a date for Bill Cosby's felony sexual assault trial. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill said on Tuesday that the 79-old-actor would stand trial no later than June 5, 2017.
WASHINGTON - A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to brandishing a gun near the White House in May before a Secret Service guard shot him, prosecutors said. Jesse Olivieri, 31, of Ashland, Pennsylvania, entered the guilty plea in a Washington hospital, where he is being treated for his gunshot wound, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement.