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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Jurors have convicted a former college basketball coach in New Jersey of sexually assaulting a male teenager who played on a traveling team that he also coached. The panel on Wednesday found 45-year-old Christopher Tarver of Jackson guilty of sexual...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. His family's $4 billion arts and craft chain was already known for closing stores on Sundays, waging a Supreme Court fight over birth control and donating tens of...
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A school secretary at a tiny elementary school rushed out to shoo children inside. A custodian swooped in, yelling "get into the classrooms," at kids in the play yard. Inside Rancho Tehama Elementary School, children and some parents huddled...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," a surreal and poetic novel about a struggling family in Mississippi, on Wednesday night won the National Book Award for fiction. It was the second time Ward received the fiction prize: She won in 2011 for "Salvage the Bones...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the auction of a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci (all times local): 7:50 p.m. A rare painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci of Christ holding a crystal orb has sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at a New York...
PHOENIX (AP) — A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with his wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona is now free after the charges were dropped months ago. Orson William Black Jr. was arrested by Mexican authorities in the northern state of...
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Three thousand people mourned eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church Wednesday before the funeral procession headed to a cemetery near the site of the massacre. Surrounding...
ATLANTA (AP) — Police said tips from the public led them to arrest a suspect Wednesday in a shooting at a downtown Atlanta rap concert that left two people dead. Jonathan Bautista, 23, was charged with two counts of murder three days after gunfire erupted at The Masquerade club...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for a month until he was sick of them. Now his smile stretches wide when he talks about going back to school — on the U.S. mainland. "I...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Washington may not have seen the last of "The Mooch." Anthony Scaramucci, the short-lived White...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Washington may not have seen the last of "The Mooch." Anthony Scaramucci, the short-lived White...
PRAGUE (AP) — The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body...
PRAGUE (AP) — The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body...
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation's largest domed stadiums is set for implosion. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to China an opportunity to operate a...