Nissan to offer severance packages to older US…

Slumping Nissan Motor Co. is offering voluntary separation packages to many of its U.S. workers as it tries to resize itself to match lower sales

After Trooper's Murder, Message Found on…

Police in Illinois say a woman who shot a retired state trooper in the head before turning the gun on herself had written the man's name on the wall of her condo along with the words, "I hate you" and "hope you ... die." Lisa McMullan, 51, was a regular at...

Not the best time for a swim

In Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, an earthquake rocked the island on Jan. 28, and created large waves in this pool.

Autistic futures trader who triggered crash…

A U.S. judge has sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash crash” from his parents’ suburban London home to time served and a year's home confinement

McConnell: We Don't Yet Have the Votes to Block…

The arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial are over, even as the debate on whether John Bolton should be called as a witness rages on. Trump's defense team wrapped up its three days of arguments Tuesday; next up, senators will be allowed to ask the House managers and Trump's legal...

Astronaut to return home after 11 months in space

After nearly 11 months onboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Christina Koch can't wait to dig into some salsa and chips, and swim and surf in the Gulf of Mexico. She holds the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman. (Jan. 28)

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California man accused of killing 5 kids pleads…

A man accused of killing five of his infant children decades ago has pleaded not guilty

Reports: Husband Accused of Murder Attempts…

A Connecticut man accused of murdering his wife has attempted suicide, reports CNN . Fotis Dulos was "en route to the hospital with a faint pulse," his attorney said in the immediate aftermath of the incident. Authorities conducted a welfare check at Dulos' home after he did not show up for...

Using weather forecasts to predict flu activity

Researchers at the University of Virginia Biocomplexity Institute use AccuWeather high-resolution, 45-day weather forecasts to help predict influenza activity.

Trial begins in fatal Portland, Oregon light-rail…

The murder trial for a Portland, Oregon, man charged with fatally stabbing two passengers and injuring another on a light-rail train has begun

Kobe's Pilot Asked Controllers to Track Him. He…

The pilot of Kobe Bryant's helicopter told air traffic control he was climbing higher to avoid a layer of clouds. It was the last communication from Ara Zobayan before the chopper crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, Calif., says Jennifer Homendy of the National Transportation Safety Board, per CNN . When...

CT man accused of killing wife airlifted to NY

A Connecticut man charged with murdering his estranged wife has been rushed to the hospital after being treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. Fotis Dulos was found when police officers went to his house in Farmington for a welfare check. (Jan. 28)

Another endangered Northwest orca missing, feared…

Another endangered orca is missing and presumed dead in the Pacific Northwest

Wienermobile Doesn't Move Over, Gets Pulled Over

The Wienermobile is not exempt from the law. A Waukesha County sheriff's deputy pulled the 27-foot-long hot dog-shaped vehicle Sunday in Wisconsin, CNN reports. The problem? The Oscar Mayer-branded vehicle failed to abide by the state's "Move Over Law," which requires drivers to change lanes in order to get more...

Buildings in Miami evacuated after earthquake…

Businesses in Miami, Florida, have been evacuated on Jan. 28, in wake of an earthquake that shook off the coast of Jamaica triggering concerns of a tsunami.

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Louisiana riding mower trespass arrest nabs Utah…

A Louisiana sheriff says a man accused of riding a mower on someone else's land turned out to be a fugitive from Utah who had lived in Louisiana for 11 years

Praising Hitler Ends Badly for Football Coach

"The way he was able to lead was second-to-none," a college football coach in Michigan said of Hitler. Now, his new job is in jeopardy. Days after he was announced as the offensive coordinator for the Grand Valley State Lakers Division II football team, Morris Berger was interviewed by the...

AP Top Stories January 28 P

Here's the latest for Tuesday, January 28th: Trump defense team argues against calling Bolton during impeachment; Palestinians reject Trump's peace plan; U.S. health officials expand China travel advisory; Hybrid fitness a huge hit in Hollywood. (Jan. 28)

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for oth…

Harvey Weinstein is charged in sexual attacks on two women, but New York City prosecutors are having four more testify about alleged misconduct as part of an effort to portray him as a serial offender

Barr Denies Latest Bolton Accusation

The New York Times is out with more leaked details from John Bolton's upcoming memoir , and the latest involve his concerns about President Trump's dealings with the leaders of China and Turkey. What's more, Bolton alleges that Attorney General William Barr seemed to share those concerns. Bolton writes that he...

Investigation into helicopter crash underway

On Jan. 27, the National Transportation Safety Board began investigating why the chopper carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in Calabasas, California.

US Archives confirms it won't take steps to…

The National Archives has reiterated that it will not immediately take any action to certify the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the U.S. Constitution

Judge Sides With Passenger Over Uber's Fine Print

Raise your hand if you read through all the fine print of Uber's "terms and conditions" when downloading the app. Somewhere in there is a clause stipulating that you won't sue and must instead settle any dispute through binding arbitration, notes the Philadelphia Inquirer . But a Philly judge has just...

Schiff: Trump's defense reeling from Bolton's book

Lead impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff says the abrupt ending of the President Donald Trump's defense team today in the Senate shows "they are still reeling from the revelation of John Bolton's book and what he has to say." (Jan. 28)

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White supremacist appeals death penalty in church…

White supremacist Dylann Roof on Tuesday appealed his convictions and death sentence in the massacre of nine black church members in South Carolina

Bryant Would Never Fly on Helicopter With Wife…

Kobe Bryant's three surviving children have lost their father—but insiders say the basketball superstar tried to make sure they would never be orphaned. Sources tell People that Bryant, who frequently used helicopters to get around, would not fly in one with wife Vanessa. "He and Vanessa had a deal...

How to stay safe in an avalanche

If you're not prepared, these walls of snow can be deadly. Here are some tips to help you survive an avalanche.