Big surf pounds Hawaii as hurricane skirts to the north

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Big surf began to pick up around Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island Monday evening as weakening Hurricane Ignacio moved to the north of the state with 100 mph winds.

Hawaii missed the brunt of...

Christie tells Fallon he might 'go nuclear' in next debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate.

During an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"...

Police officer shot after responding to wrong home

ATLANTA (AP) — A police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house, authorities said.

The homeowner was also shot in the...

3,000 Philly Naked Bike Riders photo-bomb wedding shoot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Here comes the bride all dressed in white. And, don't look now, but here come thousands of bicyclists not dressed in anything.

Nude and body-painted participants from this year's Philly...

Pope Francis asks bullied Chicago girl to sing for him

NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United...

Video appears to show Texas deputies shot man with hands up

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Video obtained by a San Antonio TV station appears to show a man with his hands up fatally shot by deputies, an encounter that authorities say happened after the armed man resisted arrest and...

Suspect in Houston-area deputy's death had mental evaluation

HOUSTON (AP) — The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.

Harris County Sheriff's Deputy...

Sheriff: Deputy shoots man suspected of stalking wrestler

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A deputy fearing for his life shot a man who authorities say had been stalking a female wrestler, wounding him Monday outside a World Wrestling Entertainment training facility in central...