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Immigrant accused of killing Iowa student pleads not guilty
The accuser killer of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, whose disappearance produced national headlines, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder at a court appearance on Wednesday.

Elizabeth Smart says prison release of her captor poses danger
Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman whose kidnapping as a 14-year-old drew national attention to the issue of crimes against children, said in an interview that the release of one of her kidnappers on Wednesday posed a danger to the public.

Delta joins United, JetBlue in hiking U.S. baggage fees to $30
Delta Airlines Inc, the second-largest U.S. airline, on Wednesday joined other major airlines in hiking domestic flight baggage fees by $5 per bag to $30.

Opposition to Kavanaugh grows, support at historic low: Reuters/Ipsos poll
A growing number of Americans said they opposed President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as the candidate's confirmation hearings took place and as he fended off a sexual assault claim, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed.

Trump defends Supreme Court nominee, accuser faces deadline
President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate if his accuser did not testify before the Senate.

Trump pledges strong federal support for hurricane-stricken Carolinas
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday promised that North and South Carolina would have strong federal support as they recovered from the devastation of deadly Hurricane Florence, whose floodwaters continue to threaten the region.