2 Mississippi officers die in shooting; suspect in custody

U.S. 09/29/18, 09:38

Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi, authorities said.Warren Strain of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said at a news conference that the officers were called to a house in the city of Brookhaven at about 5 a.m. for a report ...

Update: Pakistan blames India for breakdown in talks

U.S. 09/29/18, 09:09

The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):3:00 p.m.Pakistan's top diplomat is blaming India for a recent breakdown in their relations as he addresses a U.N. gathering of world leaders. He says Pakistan "prefers politics over peace."Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's comments came a few hours after ...

PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

U.S. 09/29/18, 03:42

photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.This week's gallery includes Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford during a Senate hearing; Bill Cosby after his sentencing for sexual assault; ...

Update: Texas governor says ‘bathroom bill’ not priority

Texas 09/28/18, 21:19

The Latest on the Texas governor's debate between Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez (all times local):8:15 p.m.Texas Governor Greg Abbott adjusts his tie before a gubernatorial debate against his Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas, on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. ...

California divorce courts go to dogs as pets gain status

California 09/28/18, 19:43

California courts could be going to the dogs — and maybe cats, too — under a new law granting judges authority to settle disagreements over who keeps the family pet in divorce cases the same way they handle child-custody disputes.Until now, Fido and Kitty have been considered family property, a ...

California bans gun sales to people under 21

California 09/28/18, 19:14

Most people under 21 won't be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday.It will prevent people under 21 from buying rifles and other types of guns. State law already bans people under 21 from buying handguns.The new law exempts ...

A look at what the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation will entail

U.S. 09/28/18, 18:57

President Donald Trump has ordered the FBI to reopen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. But what exactly the FBI will investigate still remains a mystery.The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the White House to ask the FBI to conduct the supplemental ...