For ‘American bastards’ N.Korea tests ballistic missile

North Korea has tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, which according to state media is powerful enough to reach the US mainland. Leader Kim Jong Un called it a “package of gifts” for “American bastards.” #NorthKorea appeared to use a #Chinese truck originally sold for hauling timber to transport and erect a missile: pic.twitter.com/QY19w97QGD— Victims …

US Ballistic Missile Test-Fired from Calif. Base

An unarmed missile capable of sending a nuclear bomb across the world was launched Wednesday from California amid rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every …

More Rain Headed to Flooded Midwest

Flooded areas of the Midwest are bracing for another round of heavy rain, the last thing they need with rivers in several places at or near record levels. Several inches of rain are forecast over the next few days. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated …

Alton Sterling’s Aunt: All This Was For Nothing

Sources tell AP that the two white Baton Rouge police officers who killed a black man named Alton Sterling won’t face federal charges. Sterling’s aunt said hearing the decision is ‘like going back to the first day.’ (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is …

Raw: Arkansas National Guard Sent to Flood Zone

Northeastern Arkansas is dealing with severe flooding. Parts of the small town Pocahontas are evacuated as the flooded Black River is expected to reach a record crest on Thursday. National Guard troops are helping to evacuate residents. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is …

AP: No Charges For Baton Rouge Police Officers

The Justice Department decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose shooting was captured on video, The Associated Press has learned. A vigil was held outside the store where Alton Sterling died. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News …

Youth Circus Bridges Poverty, Privilege Divide

A youth circus in New Jersey is using spinning plates, acrobatics, and unicycles to bridge the divide between poverty and privilege. The Trenton Circus Squad pairs kids from the inner city with their peers from the wealthier suburbs. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press …

Georgia Targets Cluster of Methadone Clinics

A small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in northwest Georgia in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts. And most of the patients aren’t even from the state. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news …

Raw: 2 Chicago Police Officers Shot and Wounded

Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday in a high crime neighborhood of the city’s South Side, police say. Both officers were hospitalized. Police say the shots were fired from a vehicle. They are searching for suspects. (May 3) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The …