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Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

NEW YORK — A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their parents were away was convicted of murder by a jury that didn't believe her claims she was too insane at the time of the crime to be held responsible.
Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

LOS ANGELES — A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship publicly.
Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that nobody has been tougher on Russia than him and that he'll hit Moscow with new sanctions "as soon as they very much deserve it.
Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

PEORIA, Ariz.
First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots Wednesday evening as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theatre .
A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

PHILADELPHIA — There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling.
Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The head of the global chemical watchdog agency on Wednesday rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English city where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poison
Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

WICHITA, Kan.
420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a homage to pot's enduring appeal and universal slang for smoking.

Miss America pageant gets funding to stay in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey officials have approved $4.3 million in state subsidies to keep the 2019 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City.