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Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

In the weeks since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles.

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Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

Melania Trump returned to the White House in "high spirits" on Saturday following a weeklong hospitalization for kidney treatment, a lengthy stay that raised questions about whether the first lady's condition may have been more complicated than first revealed.

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Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

Police announced the arrests of two people Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia.

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Vermont town hopes for revitalization in aftermath of fraud case

NEWPORT, Vt. — A remote Vermont community down on its luck had looked forward in 2012 to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs.

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes and pledged their lifelong love Saturday as they married in front of hundreds of royals, celebrities and friends at St. George's Chapel and millions of TV viewers around the world.

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Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control.

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Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.

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Police: Fitness buff tried ambush attack at Trump resort

A fitness buff carrying an American flag and shouting about President Donald Trump stormed the hotel lobby of Trump's Miami-area golf resort early Friday and opened fire at a chandelier. He then waited for police to arrive, and exchanged gunfire with officers who shot him in the legs and arrested him.

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Windsor gears up for royal wedding, embraces Harry, Meghan

Meghan Markle will have an heir to the British throne walk her down the aisle — and have her mother and friends on hand for support — when she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle.

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Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

In a surprise announcement that caught the candidate off-guard, President Donald Trump said Friday he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.

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Update: Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing 10, possible explosive devices found

At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control.

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White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

A West Wing aide's morbid remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has not yielded widespread White House soul-searching. Instead, it has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others that have bedeviled President Donald Trump's administration.

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Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote on Thursday that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.

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Ex-boyfriend of blast victim arrested on explosives charge

Spa owner Ildiko Krajnyak was opening a package that had piled up with mail during her recent trip to her native Hungary when it exploded.

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Rhino in San Diego pregnant, could help save subspecies

A southern white rhino has become pregnant through artificial insemination at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park — giving hope for efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most recognizable animals, researchers announced Thursday.

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 18, 2018

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

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HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

One official said the department is looking at four bases in Texas and Arkansas. The officials discussed the plan Tuesday on condition of anonymity because it has not been made public or made final.

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Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in a vast development in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos, a deal that stands to benefit President Donald Trump's company just as top Chinese envoys head to Washington for trade talks.

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Signs of bomb found at site of deadly California explosion

An explosion that ripped through a Southern California day spa killed the owner, and investigators Wednesday were looking into whether she was targeted in the crime.

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North Carolina teachers demand better funding in large march

Thousands of teachers filled the main street of North Carolina's capital Wednesday demanding better pay and more funding for public schools, hoping to achieve what other educators around the country accomplished by pressuring lawmakers for change.

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 17, 2018

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

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California mom of 10 says social services visited years ago

It's unclear whether any California government agencies had an opportunity to intervene in the years authorities claim 10 children suffered "horrific" abuse inside their suburban home. Their mother told reporters that social services interviewed the kids three years ago but nothing came of the visit.

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Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with high casualty toll

Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza's under-equipped and overwhelmed main hospital Tuesday, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds in mass protests on the Gaza border.

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Lawmakers press Missouri governor probe despite dropped case

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may have gained an argument against impeachment when a St. Louis prosecutor dropped a criminal charge against him, but the governor's "great victory" seems to have done little to slow legislative momentum for an effort to try to remove him from office.

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Trump pays tribute to fallen officers in emotional ceremony

President Donald Trump paid emotional tribute Tuesday to fallen law enforcement officers and the loved ones who carry on without them, saying those who wore the uniform "were among the bravest Americans to ever live."