California bills target private business to help immigrants
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally with bills aimed at limiting how much private businesses can cooperate with federal immigration authorities….

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Lobsterman shares his tale of 12 hours floating on his boots
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MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — The darkest moment of John Aldridge's 12 terrifying hours of floating alone in the Atlantic Ocean came in the first moments after he was flung off his lobster boat….

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Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018
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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force alongside John F. Kennedy's presidential plane, an early Wright Brothers flyer and other national treasures….

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In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose
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BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — As Cpl. Kevin Phillips pulled up to investigate a suspected opioid overdose, paramedics were already at the Maryland home giving a man a life-saving dose of the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Drugs were easy to find: a package of heroin on the railing leading to a basement; another batch on […]

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Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 35-year-old man identified by authorities in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train has a criminal record that includes stints in prison….

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Virginia police special agent fatally shot; suspect arrested
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man fatally shot a Virginia State Police special agent in a Richmond public housing project before fleeing on foot, sparking an overnight manhunt that ended with his arrest on Saturday, authorities said….

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Walmart shopper hurls racist slurs at customers
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Walmart says it will ask a customer to no longer shop at their stores after she was caught on video hurling racial abuse at other customers in Bentonville, Arkansas, on Monday.

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Why racist rants are going viral
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The cell phone videos show the underbelly of American society. Racist vitriol, mostly directly at Latinos, shared on social media.

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Civil War museum closes after spat over Confederate flag
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ATLANTA (AP) — This much everyone can agree on: A small Civil War museum, nestled in an old farmhouse at the site of a purported battlefield, has closed its doors and boxed up its Confederate and Union artifacts….

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