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In this May 12, 2017 photo University of Southern California, university President C.L. Max Nikias presides at commencement ceremonies on the campus in Los Angeles. Nikias has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist. A letter to faculty members on Friday, May 25, 2018, that was obtained by The Associated Press, said the school's board of trustees had "agreed to begin an orderly transition" and begin searching for a new president. The letter did not say when Nikias would leave his post. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandalThe president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Lava sends up clouds of steam and toxic gases as it enters the Pacific Ocean as Kilauea Volcano continues its eruption cycle near Pahoa on the island of Hawaii Friday, May 25, 2018. As hot lava boils cool seawater, a series of chemical and physical reactions create a mixture of condensed acidic steam, hydrochloric acid gas, and tiny shards of volcanic glass. Blown by wind, this plume creates a noticeable downwind haze, known as "laze," short for lava haze, which irritates lungs, eyes and skin. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court grayA small, rural school on Hawaii's Big Island is covered in a gritty, gray layer of ash from an erupting volcano
The Associated Press8 hours ago
People wait to be allowed to return to their cars as the sun sets following a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Police say a man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and opened fire, wounding two people, before being shot dead by an armed civilian in the parking lot. (Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP)
Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun licenseAuthorities: Man suspected of shooting at Oklahoma City restaurant had no obvious connection to victims, had Facebook page describing demons
The Associated Press9 hours ago
RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME TO JASON SEAMAN - In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, participates in a game in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018 . The assailant wounded classmate and Seaman whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. (Southern Illinois University via AP)
Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as heroAuthorities say an Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Empty school buses leave after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., on Friday, May 25, 2018. A male student opened fire at the suburban Indianapolis school wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said. (Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star via AP)
The Latest: Girl critical after Indiana school shootingPolice say a female student wounded in a suburban Indianapolis school shooting is in critical condition and the teacher who also was wounded is in good condition
The Associated Press9 hours ago
People wait to be allowed to return to their cars as the sun sets following a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Police say a man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and opened fire, wounding two people, before being shot dead by an armed civilian in the parking lot. (Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP)
The Latest: Rants about demonic possession linked to shooterPolice say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of opening fire at a lake-side restaurant in Oklahoma City
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dumpThe U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository was evacuated after a drum of waste was found to be misaligned inside its packaging
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this May 17, 2018 photo provided by Maria Garcia-Alvarez, an adult female peregrine falcon flies overhead as three peregrine falcon chicks are banded below inside the Campanile bell tower on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif. University officials are asking for help naming three fluffy peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month in the bell tower. The San Francisco Chronicle reports a woman named Bunny suggested by Twitter naming the two males and one female Fluffy, Cottonball and Marshmallow. (Maria Garcia-Alvarez via AP)
UC Berkeley wants help naming 3 fluffy peregrine chicksUniversity of California, Berkeley officials are asking for help naming three fluffy peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month in the upper reaches of the Campanile bell tower on campus
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This Jan. 26, 2018, police body camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows police officers holding down Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown after using a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)
Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' gunsMilwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he "gave in" when police used a stun gun when they detained him for a parking violation because he didn't want officers to "pull out their guns."
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, Kan., shows Emily Glass, of Wichita, who was arrested and booked into the Sedgwick County jail Thursday night, May 24, 2018, after a body that is believed to be her stepson, 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, was found in a nearby county. She has not been charged in the case. Glass reported Lucas missing from their Wichita home on Feb. 17, 2018. (Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Police: Body identified as missing 5-year-old Kansas boyPolice say a small, decomposing body found in central Kansas has been identified as that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Bill to create health care price controls in California diesA proposal to create health care price controls in California has died
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Scot Rice hugs Santa Fe Independent School District police officer John Banda after telling his story during a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in the wake of the shooting at Sante Fe, Texas. Rice's wife Flo Rice, a substitute teacher, was carried from the Santa Fe scene of last week's school shooting by officer Banda after she was shot in the leg. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parentsThe family of one of the students killed during a Texas high school shooting is suing the alleged gunman's parents
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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