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In this Jan. 12, 1966, photo provided by the White House, President Lyndon B. Johnson prepares for his State of the Union address with, from left, Richard Goodwin, former presidential assistant called back from Wesleyan University to help on the speech, Jack Valenti and Joseph A. Califano, Jr. at the White House in Washington. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at his home in Concord, Mass. His wife, the historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, said he died after a brief bout with cancer. (AP Photo/The White House)
May 21, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening at age 86. Goodwin, the...
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This frame grab from video provided by WSOC-TV 9 in Charlotte, N.C., shows an SUV driven by Roger Self being towed from the scene after Self intentionally rammed his vehicle into a restaurant busy with a lunchtime crowd, Sunday, May 20, 2018, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, in Bessemer City, N.C., according to authorities. (Courtesy of WSOC-TV 9 via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 11:12 am
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A "pillar of the community" who was suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family, got into his sport utility vehicle and then drove at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives, his...
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FILE - This April 3, 2017 file image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter when it was at a distance of about 668 million kilometers (415 million miles) from Earth. On Monday, May 21, 2018, scientists reported that an asteroid sharing Jupiter’s orbit, but in reverse, actually hails from a neighboring star system. They say the asteroid, known as 2015 BZ509, has been in this peculiar backward orbit ever since getting sucked into our solar system in the first moments after our solar system formed 4.5 billion years ago. (NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (GSFC) via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 10:21 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there's another asteroid from yet another star system residing in our cosmic club in plain view. Scientists reported Monday that this interstellar resident is an asteroid sharing...
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May 21, 2018 - 8:52 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate. Blankenship's campaign said in a news release Monday that he'll be running as a member of the Constitution...
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In this Sunday, May 20, 2018 photo provided by the office of former President George H.W. Bush, the former president waves to supporters as his motorcade arrives in Kennebunkport, Maine. A Bush spokesman said the nation's 41st president was eager to get to Maine after enduring his wife's death and then falling ill with a blood infection that landed him in the hospital. (Evan Sisley via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 8:19 am
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — His home on the rocky coast is former President George H.W. Bush's happy place, chock full of sea-sprayed memories of boating, golfing, family and friends. But this summer there's a different feel as he arrives without his wife of 73 years. The nation's 41st president...
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May 21, 2018 - 6:21 am
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Cleveland suburb thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report a pig following him home from a train station. A North Ridgeville, Ohio, officer arrived on the scene early Saturday to find the man was very sober and a pig was in fact...
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In this photo made from NASA video, the Orbital/ATK Cygnus CRS-9 sits on top of an Antares rocket as it launches from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Monday morning, May 21, 2018, in Virginia. (NASA via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 6:12 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station from Virginia on Monday. The Antares rocket blasted off from Wallops Island before dawn, treating early risers along the East Coast to a cosmic light show, at...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:41 am
Bernard Lewis, a prolific Middle East scholar whose insights on Islam illuminated debates on the region's conflicts, has died. He was 101. Lewis died Saturday at an assisted living facility in Vorhees Township, New Jersey. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called him "one of the great...
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Christina Delgado, right, talks about the school shooting as her daughter, London, listens Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Delgado watched in horror last week as the extreme gun violence she had marched to prevent arrived in her town. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School on Friday, killing 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 21, 2018 - 12:13 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the knob and re-enter a world she worried would never feel safe or whole again. Then she crept down the hallway, toward the front porch where she stood the morning before to...
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This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Bessemer City, N.C., leaving his 26-year-old daughter and one other person dead and several others injured. Self was immediately arrested. Jail records show he’s been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. (Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 11:20 pm
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, authorities said. Bessemer City Police said in a statement that preliminary evidence indicates Roger Self...
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