National News

Sandy Hook School
Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/TNS
December 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
The father of a boy who was killed in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has filed another defamation lawsuit against conspiracy theorists who accused him of being an actor.
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President George H.W. Bush
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
December 04, 2018 - 2:15 pm
The country will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wednesday, honoring the 41st president George H.W. Bush.
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Service Dog sully
Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
December 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
The CIA honored its old boss, the only spy chief to become president, with visits to George H.W. Bush's flag-covered casket on Tuesday, joining members of the public who had lined up before dawn to pay respects to the 41st president in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.
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Zainab Mughal
December 04, 2018 - 7:49 am
MIAMI (AP) — A worldwide search is on to find blood donors with a rare genetic variation to help save a 2-year-old South Florida girl battling cancer. Zainab Mughal has neuroblastoma and needs life-saving transfusions. But finding compatible donors is immensely challenging, because she's missing a...
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AP Photo/Michael Hill
December 04, 2018 - 7:26 am
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus," in Berlin. Attorneys for President Trump want a Los Angeles judge to award $340,000 in legal fees for successfully defending him against defamation claims by Daniels. Attorneys are due in Los Angeles federal court Monday, Dec. 3, to make their case that gamesmanship by Daniels’ lawyer led to big bills. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
December 04, 2018 - 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump asked a court Monday for nearly $800,000 in lawyers' fees and penalties from porn actress Stormy Daniels for a failed defamation lawsuit against him. Attorney Charles Harder defended ringing up a nearly $390,000 legal bill for the president and...
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Traffic outbound from Anchorage on the Glenn Highway was at a standstill after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake caused damage in the Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Scientists say the damaging Alaska earthquake and aftershocks occurred on a type of fault in which one side moves down and away from the other side. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 7:00 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Life was beginning to return to normal Monday in Alaska following the powerful earthquake near Anchorage, but people nervous about aftershocks were still grappling with damage that closed public buildings and schools, clogged roads and knocked homes off foundations. Some...
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President George H.W. Bush
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
December 03, 2018 - 6:40 pm
Former President George H.W. Bush is being honored during several public and private events in Houston and Washington this week before his burial Thursday in Texas.
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Arkansas Bus Crash
Josh Briggs/Saline Courier via AP
December 03, 2018 - 6:05 pm
A third grader was killed and at least 45 people were injured when a charter bus carrying youth football players from Tennessee rolled off an interstate and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas, authorities said.
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Bush Service Dog Sully
Evan Sisley/Office of George H. W. Bush via USA TODAY NETWORK
December 03, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Bush spokesman Jim McGrath posted a picture Sunday of the yellow Labrador retriever named Sully with the caption, "Mission complete. (hash)Remembering41.''
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