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'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and close calls — and a multitude of women who lost hope anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad — Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for the remainder of his life.

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Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump's worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects "the illusion of nationalism" in a candid counterweight to Trump's appeals to put "America first."

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Warrant: Suspect's suspicious behavior drew police attention

The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store — killing one police officer and critically injuring two others — was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the store, an arrest warrant revealed Wednesday.

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Tennessee Waffle House reopens 3 days after fatal shootings

The Tennessee Waffle House where four people were fatally shot reopened Wednesday amid tears and solemn remembrance of the dead, as the company said it will donate a month of the restaurant's sales to help the wounded survivors and the families of the slain.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 26, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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DNA brings arrest in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s — a string of at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California by an attacker dubbed the Golden State Killer, police said Wednesday.

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AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans.

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Trump warns: Iran will pay if it restarts nuclear program

Weighing U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians "restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they've ever had before."

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Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

The 25-year-old suspect who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder as Canadian authorities and the public sought to make sense of one of the deadliest mass killings in the country's modern history.

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Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 25, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Mental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack

Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant.

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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Police in Canada's biggest city were piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video on Tuesday to determine why a 25-year-old man plowed a van into a busy stretch of sidewalk on a sunny afternoon in one of the deadliest incidents of violence in the country's history.

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No ordinary double date: Trumps, Macrons at Mount Vernon

Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house.

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Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to lead the CIA and Veterans Affairs are hitting stiff resistance.

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New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950.

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AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 24, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said.

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Royal baby: It's a boy for Kate on England's national day

For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.

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World in brief: China auto show highlights industry’s ambitions

The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry’s multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.

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Islamic State suicide bomber kills 31 in Afghan capital

A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 31 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

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Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting April 20

A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire Friday in a high school in Ocala, Florida, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.

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Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from ‘Austin Powers’ films, has died

Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil’s small, silent sidekick “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has died.

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4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon away.

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