Heroic California cop who died in bar shooting is mourned

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies knew him as a cop's cop, one who would "go to the ends of the earth" to solve a crime. To family and friends, Ron Helus was a devoted husband and fat...

The Latest: Native women's safety measure clears committee

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on call to address the problem of missing and murdered Native American and Alaska Native women and girls (all times local): 4:30 p.m. ...

PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line

CHICO, California (AP) — A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire said it contacted a customer about a power line on her property but that sparks...

French police close probe into Interpol disappearance

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his...

Romania probes terror motive for rampage that injured 10

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say they are investigating a 20-year-old man who injured 10 people with a knife and car for alleged acts of terrorism. Directorate for ...

UK speaking to partners about Taiwan Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.K. Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Services Nick Hurd said the U.K. is speaking to its international partners about Taiwan’s participation in Interpol,...

Jonestown survivors lost only life they knew, built new ones

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonestown was the highlight of Mike Touchette's life — for a time. The 21-year-old Indiana native felt pride pioneering in the distant jungle of Guyana, South ...

Jonestown survivors lost only life they knew, built new ones

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonestown was the highlight of Mike Touchette's life — for a time. The 21-year-old Indiana native felt pride pioneering in the distant jungle of Guyana, South ...

Trump warnings about migrant caravan fall off after election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Did someone say caravan? One week after Election Day, President Donald Trump's daily drumbeat of warnings about a caravan of "bad thugs" and potential terrorists in...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2018. There are 47 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 14,...

Taiwanese-American fined NT$120,000 for dodging draft for 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American man with dual citizenship has been fined NT$120,000 (US$3,885) for dodging the draft for 16 years, reported Liberty Times.  The 35-year-old man, su...

Fraudster on trial for alleged scheme over his real identity

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man convicted of stealing thousands of identities in a massive credit card fraud scheme is now on trial over one more identity — his own. Prosecutors say they learned after Adekun...

Colombia opens camp for Venezuela migrants as exodus swells

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia's capital have opened a camp for Venezuelan migrants as the number fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis continues to rise. ...

Remember the caravan? After vote, focus on migrants fades

WASHINGTON (AP) — Did someone say caravan? One week after Election Day, President Donald Trump's daily drumbeat of warnings about a caravan of "bad thugs" and potential terrorists in...

FBI report shows 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI says hate crimes reports were up about 17 percent in 2017, marking a rise for the third year in a row. An annual report released Tuesday shows there were more...