High-stakes Los Angeles DA's race: Status quo vs…

Two candidates running campaigns based around criminal justice reforms are trying to unseat the two-term district attorney of Los Angeles

CDC Confirms Possible Community Spread Of…

The CDC confirmed a 15th case of infection in the U.S., but this time it doesn't know how the patient became infected.

Obama, Biden Have Same Word for GOP Super PAC Ad

Barack Obama has remained relatively quiet on the political scene in the years since he left the Oval Office—but he's voicing his displeasure with an ad attacking his former VP. CNN reports that the law office representing Obama sent a cease-and-desist letter Wednesday to a GOP super PAC demanding...

Gullah communities continue to ride out hurricanes

Accuweather's Dexter Henry visited the Gullah community on South Carolina's St. Helena Island to see how the community historically has endured storms in the region.

Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for…

Some key Kobe Bryant memorabila, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and handprints he left outside a Hollywood landmark, are going up for sale in April

Calif. Coronavirus Case Is a Worrying US First

The 60th case of COVID-19 detected in the US is different from the other 59 in a way that worries public health officials. The CDC says the patient, diagnosed at UC Davis Medical Center in California, had not traveled to a country hit by the outbreak or been exposed to...

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Kimono: From Kyoto to the catwalk

A new exhibition at London's V&A Musueum celebrates the heritage and craftsmanship of vintage Japanese Kimono and traces its influence into haute couture, movies and music. (Feb. 27)

US economy grew at 2.1% rate in Q4 but virus…

US economy grows at 2.1% in Q4 but spreading coronavirus could jeopardize future growth

Milwaukee Police Continue To Investigate Shooting…

Police believe the gunman died self-inflicted gunshot wound on the scene. He's been identified as an "active brewery employee."

Molson Coors Shooter Was Still Wearing His Uniform

Police in Milwaukee have not disclosed the identity of the gunman behind Wednesday's shooting rampage at the Molson Coors campus —but the company has described the 51-year-old as an "active brewery employee." The man was still in his uniform when he stormed the facility and killed five fellow employees before...

Advisory issued as wind blows snow across…

Snow emergencies were in effect as the northern part of Ohio was hit with a winter blast on Feb. 26. This footage of snowfall was taken in Toledo, Ohio.

US orders for durable goods slip 0.2% in January

US orders for durable goods slip 0.2% in January on weaker demand for cars, military aircraft

Lori Vallow Is Going Back to Idaho

The mother of two missing children in a convoluted case out of Idaho will return to that state to face charges. In what East Idaho News describes as a surprise move, an attorney for Lori Vallow told a judge in Hawaii Wednesday that she will not fight her extradition. The...

On This Day: 27 February 1972

Elizabeth Taylor celebrated her 40th birthday at a star-studded party in Budapest. (Feb. 27)

New trial on tap for Wisconsin man convicted of…

A Wisconsin appellate court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted in the 1998 poisoning death of his wife

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House Passes Legislation To Classify Lynching As…

​The House voted 410-4 to approve the Emmett Till Antilynching Act.

Police: Molson Coors Worker Killed 6, Including…

A Molson Coors worker fatally shot five people and himself Wednesday at the company's sprawling Milwaukee campus, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. No names have been released, but police say the shooter was a 51-year-old male who used two handguns, one with a silencer (which is legal in Wisconsin if it's...

Cold air rushes back into Northeast

After a storm leaves more snow across the interior Northeast, a cold blast of air will send temperatures plummeting into Friday morning.

10 Things to Know for Today

Get ready for Thursday, Feb. 27 with a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press

Trump Addresses Nation Over Coronavirus

President Trump held a presser about the coronavirus Wednesday as the US announced its first case of unknown origin—meaning the person had apparently not traveled abroad or come on contact with a confirmed case, the Washington Post reports. As for Trump, he's putting Mike Pence on the case. "I'm...

Refinery fire near Los Angeles under investigation

The cause of an explosion and fire at the largest oil refinery on the West Coast was under investigation. No one was injured. There were no immediate signs that any toxins affected the community around the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Carson. (Feb. 27)

AP Interview: Al-Qaida, IS affiliates team up in…

The only place in the world where fighters linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are cooperating is in West Africa's sprawling Sahel region

President Trump On Coronavirus: Risk To American…

Vice President Mike Pence has been appointed to lead the government's coronavirus response team.

Walmart Worker Goes Viral as 'Grumpy Gran'

A petition to get a "national icon for the working woman" on Ellen DeGeneres' show has nearly 19,000 signatures so far—and it's all because of the photos Charlene Mull poses for at work. The 64-year-old Walmart employee has become an internet sensation thanks to quirky pics she's appeared...

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Heavy lake-effect snow event to bring feet of snow

Blizzard conditions are possible for parts of New York state and extreme snowfall rates are forecast for the Tug Hill Plateau.

World stocks slide on signs virus outbreak is…

World stock markets are down on concerns that the coronavirus is spreading further, putting more strain on businesses and supply chains

SF Declares State of Emergency Over Coronavirus

San Francisco has yet to record a coronavirus case, but that hasn't stopped Mayor London Breed from declaring a state of emergency . It's a move taken with preparedness in mind, she says, one that will allow the city to pull together extra resources and funding, speed up planning, and beef...