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In this Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 photo, people gather at the Symbiosis Gathering in Ochoco State Forest in Oregon to prepare for Monday's total solar eclipse. The temporary city built from the dust in the path of eclipse totality is home for a week to about 30,000 people. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
Americans stake out prime viewing spots to see sun go darkAmericans are staking out prime viewing spots along a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug 10, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., watches a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Phoenix. McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient, or even someone about to turn 81. McCain has been undergoing targeted radiation and chemotherapy treatments at the local Mayo Clinic on weekday mornings before going about his day with vigor. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Sen. McCain faces cancer battle with typical feistinessSen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this May 3, 2016 file photo, candles burn at a makeshift memorial for Ashlynne Mike on the Navajo Nation southwest of Farmington, N.M. The man who admitted to killing the Navajo girl, faces life in prison without parole. Ashlynne Mike’s mother has been urging the tribe to opt in to the death penalty, particularly for crimes that involve children. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz, File)
Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penaltyIn Indian Country, most tribes opt out of the death penalty for federal crimes on tribal land
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In a March 29, 1951 file photo, actor-comedian Dean Martin, left, and his wife, Jeanne, are shown with actor-comedian Jerry Lewis, far right, and his wife, singer Patti, as they arrive at the Academy Awards presentations at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Jerry Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Las Vegas, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo, File)
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Detective Commander Brendan Deenihan speaks about the charges against Andrew Warren and Wyndham Lathem during a news conference at the Chicago Police Department headquarters on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. The two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were due in court Sunday after being returned to Chicago to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing. (Alexandra Wimley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasyProsecutors say fatal stabbing of hairstylist in Chicago was part of sexual fantasy hatched online between professor and university employee
The Associated Press9 hours ago
People at the Weiser Senior Community Center attend a 2017 eclipse community breakfast in Weiser, Idaho, Sunday, Aug, 20, 2017. (Kyle Green/Idaho Statesman via AP)
Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go darkMillions of eclipse watchers are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) scan the waters off Oahu, Hawaii. A joint response has been mounted to search for five missing Army aviators from a downed UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter off Oahu. The Coast Guard has expanded its search for five crew members of a downed Army Black Hawk helicopter that crashed into the ocean off the coast of Hawaii more than four days ago. Officials said in a statement Sunday, Aug. 20, that their search area has covered about 68,000 square nautical miles. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
Rescuers expand search for Army helicopter crew in HawaiiThe Coast Guard has expanded its search for five crew members of a downed Army Black Hawk helicopter that crashed into the ocean off the coast of Hawaii more than four days ago
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 1990, file photo, entertainer Jerry Lewis makes his opening remarks at the 25th Anniversary of the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon fundraiser in Los Angeles. Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died according to his publicist. (AP Photo/Julie Markes, File)
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this June 16, 1980, file photo, Lawrence Gene Morgan, left, and David Wayne Matthews arrive for protective custody at the Guilford County Jail in Greensboro, N.C.. They and a few other men were tried for murder and later acquitted in connection with a Nov. 3, 1979, attack in Greensboro that left five marchers dead. Matthews, a reputed member of the Ku Klux Klan, was later convicted of wrongful death in a federal civil court trial. (AP Photo/Bob Jordan, File)
1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'Leader of a march attacked by Klan, Nazis in Greensboro in 1979 sees hope for a 'justice river'
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal speaks on the Senate floor in Jefferson City, Mo. Chappelle-Nadal says she posted and then deleted a comment on Facebook that said she hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination. The Democratic Senator says she didn't mean what she posted Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, but was frustrated with the president's reaction to the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizesMissouri lawmaker who temporarily posted Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated apologizes to Trump and his family, but says she has no plans to resign
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - This April 15, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. A Florida-based zoo and conservation society announced Sunday, Aug. 20, that it would not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort. The decision by the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is the latest by a charity to move fundraisers from the Mar-a-Lago resort since Trump made comments about white nationalists last week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Florida zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resortA Florida-based zoo and conservation society has decided not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Counterprotesters hold signs at a "Free Speech" rally by conservative activists on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday from the city's Roxbury neighborhood to Boston Common, where the "Free Speech Rally" is being held. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Free speech supporters: Outnumbered, but rally was a successSupporters of a conservative "free speech rally" that drew tens of thousands of counterprotesters say the event was a success
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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