A New Role Awaits Men in Coal Country

Welcome to Letcher County in Kentucky, where coal's decline is changing time-honored gender roles. As men struggle to find work, women are entering a field in need of people—health care—and bringing home relatively small but still invaluable paychecks, the New York Times reports. "The mines have shut down...

Mobile home parks move from mom-and-pop to…

Mobile home parks provide the bulk of unsubsidized, affordable housing, but their numbers are shrinking and ownership is moving from mom-and-pop to corporate

UPS Will Pay $8.4M For Allegedly Overcharging…

The settlement covers allegations that UPS overcharged federal agencies between 2007 and 2014.

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as…

Mobile home owners find themselves in a precarious position as investors snap up mobile home parks as investment properties

Cops: Man Blows Himself Up on Daughter's Wedding…

A man in suburban Pittsburgh apparently blew up his house—with him inside it—while his daughter was getting married, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Neighbors describe seeing the man, who remains unidentified, outside his Edgewood home shortly before it exploded Saturday afternoon. Authorities say they later found him amid the...

Mobile home dwellers left behind after 2013…

How mobile home dwellers were left behind after 2013 Colorado floods

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Lawmakers Ask Tech Giants' CEOs For Data In…

This is part of a House committee investigation into possible antitrust issues in big tech.

2 injured in shooting at youth football game in Texas

Police in Texas say two people were injured when gunfire erupted at a youth football game

Fire can be risky, deadly drawback of living in…

Fire can be risky, deadly drawback of living in mobile homes

Honored Women Address Legacies, Issue Challenges

Angela Davis says her "consciousness has been enabled always by shared endeavors and collective consciousness." At critical points in her life, the former Black Panther Party leader said, "I’ve always been one of many," the AP reports. Davis made the point Saturday when she was one of the inductees at...

Officials: Deputies fatally shoot man who pointed weapon

Officials say Tennessee deputies have fatally shot a man who pointed a weapon at them

Correction: Sikh Killed-Anniversary story

Ex-NFL Player Staged a Hate Crime, Police Say

Edawn Coughman, a former NFL player, faces charges after police said he destroyed his business in a ploy to portray himself as the victim of a hate crime. After receiving a call that someone was wrecking the Create and Bake Restaurant and Coughman's Creamery outside Atlanta, police said they found...

Google Earth Leads to Discovery of Man Missing…

On Nov. 7, 1997, William Earl Moldt called his girlfriend around 11:30pm and told her he was heading home from a nightclub. The 40-year-old Florida man never made it home, and for nearly 22 years, his whereabouts remained a mystery. But that changed last month—thanks to Google Earth,...

Epstein Victim Likely Was Willing, MIT Scientist…

MIT's Jeffrey Epstein awkwardness isn't going away yet. Days after the director of the MIT Media Lab resigned after being accused of accepting and covering up donations from Epstein, emails have surfaced that show a famed computer scientist excusing sexual assault. Richard Stallman wrote that it's likely that a woman...

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Teachers in Chicago inch closer to possible strike

Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district are inching closer to a strike that could take place as early as next month

Average US price of gas down 3 cents per gallon

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 3 cents per gallon over the past three weeks to $2.63

Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates…

Associated Press analysis: Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates, prevent suicide

Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal…

The decline in coal has led two major mines to shut down for the first time since operations exploded 40 years ago in what's become the top coal-producing region in the U.S.

Aquarium: Beached whale on Maryland coastline is dead

A beached whale that initially drew a large crowd of Maryland oceanfront onlookers is dead

The Latest: At least 22 people injured in deck…

Hospital officials say at least 22 people were injured when decks collapsed on one another at a three-story home at the Jersey Shore

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the…

PHOTOS: A boy waving to passing motorists to commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks; an Audi displayed at the IAA Auto Show in Germany; Spain's Rafael Nadal reacting after scoring a point during the men's final of the U.S. Open.

Lawyers seek testimony for US woman charged with aiding IS

Attorneys for an Indiana woman accused of providing support to the Islamic State group received a judge's approval to seek depositions from three Yazidis who were taken as slaves by her husband, who she says died while fighting for IS

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona…

Tall fencing is going up along a part of the U.S.-Mexico border that's seen a steep increase in the number of migrant families who cross illegally

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Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie…

Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that is part of a popular mall

Bishop: $1.2M from sale will go to help sex abuse victims

Officials say $1.2 million from the sale of the diocesan home of former West Virginia Catholic Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will go to assist victims of sexual abuse in West Virginia

Police: Owner blew up house on his daughter's…

Police say they believe a homeowner blew up his house near Pittsburgh on his daughter's wedding day