LOS ANGELES (AP) - Activists plan to sue the U.S. government, claiming it's failed to protect a nearly-extinct fly in California's agricultural heartland.
The Center for Biological Diversity filed notice Thursday that it will sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The species at issue is the San Joaquin Valley ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday.
St. Louis Circuit Attorney ...
Because of his pro-gun stance, Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces a tough battle in his state after last week's high school shooting massacre.
The governor of Missouri has been indicted on a felony charge that accuses him of taking a nude photo of a woman without her consent.
Gov. Eric Greitens was charged with a felony count of invasion of privacy by a St. Louis City grand jury Thursday.
According to a statement ...
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday by a St. Louis grand jury on a felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from a March 2015 incident.
President Donald Trump on Thursday doubled down on arming school teachers while defending the National Rifle Association — even as he broke ranks with the powerful gun rights organization on … Click to Continue »
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Grand jury indicts Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges stemming from an affair in 2015.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate (all times local):
A convicted killer spared from execution by Texas' governor says he's "thankful" because of what it means for his dad.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday accepted the state parole board's ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Court documents say the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has found a nude and partially nude photo of a woman on the phone of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's former bodyguard.
The agency believes the evidence shows that Barry engaged in an affair with former Sgt. Rob Forrest while ...
Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro on Thursday told activists that the “era of political correctness is over” in the age of Donald Trump as president, while encouraging conservatives to fight liberalism with the “truth.”
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee says there's no way to ban or buyback AR-15-style assault rifles like the kind used by a shooter at a Florida high school last week without also banning hunting rifles.
He made the comments Thursday in response to a question ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says the debate over guns will be one of several factors that help Florida Democrats during the November election.
Nelson met with state House Democrats on Thursday and said he's amazed by the energy and passion he's seen to change gun laws ...
The conservative media icon says the annual conference has devolved into “dangerous populism and nationalism” during Trump's presidency.
Generally, the countries with the most deaths from gun violence are not the ones that spend the most on video games. The United States is something of an outlier in that regard, given its high number of gun deaths.
Former Conair executive promised thousands for next year’s Trumpettes USA gathering, organizer says
The senator from Kansas is a top recipient of donations from the NRA.
Two Trump campaign figures are facing more charges at the hands of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.
According to Reuters news agency, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have been charged with new counts of tax and bank fraud.
Mr. Mueller's latest indictment, which supersedes the previous filing and contains ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and one of her opponents in the November election support assault weapons bans to stifle the sort of violence that killed 17 people at a Florida high school, while the likely Republican challenger says efforts should focus on keeping assault rifles ...
Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is no fan of arming teachers to keep America's schoolchildren safe, a proposal brought up Wednesday during a White House discussion on school shootings.
President Trump on Thursday floated the possibility of paying teachers a “bonus” to carry concealed firearms, stressing the importance of school security even as he calls for strengthening gun laws in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - People convicted of stalking and domestic violence or with restraining orders in Oregon won't be able to buy or own guns or ammunition after the Senate passed a bill. It next goes to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature.
Brown, who on Tuesday told a Senate ...
Russia and Syria are "on notice" Thursday after stepped-up airstrikes by President Bashar Assad's forces and allies from Moscow, according to White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took a shot at a CNN town hall that focused on gun control in the wake of a school shooting massacre, bashing efforts to trample on Americans' Second Amendment rights Thursday.
LANSING, Mich. — House lawmakers want to make English the official language of Michigan.
Republicans led the way in passing a bill Thursday that would require its use in public records. State departments and local governments still could publish documents in other languages.
Rep. Tom Barrett, a Republican from Potterville, ...
A former State Department official and associate of Sen. John McCain has invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to testify in connection with questions from the House Intelligence Committee about the anti-Trump dossier’s Russian sources, according to a law enforcement source.
President Donald Trump is willing to do what is right to ensure we have safe schools, even if it puts him at odds with the National Rifle Association, according to White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah.
President Donald Trump is willing to do what's right to ensure we have safe schools, even if it puts him at odds with the National Rifle Association, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Thursday.
California lawmakers have designated the entire state a sanctuary for some undocumented immigrants — angering the president.
The National Rifle Association opposes efforts to raise the age, arguing that it punishes law-abiding citizens.
As he prepares for possible Senate bid, the governor’s approach contrasts with some fellow Republicans who seem open to new gun limits.