Seven immigration agents filed into a 7-Eleven store before dawn Wednesday, waited for people to go through the checkout line and told arriving customers and a driver delivering beer to … Click to Continue »
A former coal company CEO who went to prison is hosting a town hall meeting for voters next week as he revs up his U.S. Senate candidacy. Ex-Massey Energy boss … Click to Continue »
Jan. 10 Los Angeles Times on L.A. County's supervisors needing to stop naming things after themselves: Hey, here's an idea: Let's rename the L.A. Convention Center for Mayor Eric Garcetti. … Click to Continue »
New York state troopers are getting more eyes in the sky. Officials announced Wednesday that 18 new unmanned aircraft soon will be deployed throughout the state to assist New York … Click to Continue »
The Kentucky House changed course Wednesday in the investigation of its ex-speaker, voting to disband a special committee that was formed to dig into a sexual harassment settlement that he … Click to Continue »
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner emerged Wednesday from a weeklong stay at a military veterans' home beset by a deadly Legionnaires' outbreak and announced the state will replace the plumbing at … Click to Continue »
Lead us not into temptation, conservative lawmakers are warning colleagues. Please don’t make us bring earmarks back. Earmarks involved slipping local projects into massive budget bills. They came to symbolize … Click to Continue »
The U.S. government will temporarily halt a beaver-killing program in Oregon after environmental groups threatened a lawsuit alleging the practice hurts endangered fish species. In a letter released by environmental … Click to Continue »
Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are faulting U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling for saying participants in the state's voter-approved marijuana trade could be at risk of prosecution. Lelling said Monday … Click to Continue »
The family of a pregnant woman who died when the vehicle she was in was hit by a driver fleeing police is suing a Kansas community. The Kansas City Star … Click to Continue »
Pennsylvania can keep its congressional map, a judicial panel in Philadelphia ruled Wednesday, rejecting an argument from a group of Democratic voters who contended it should be thrown out because … Click to Continue »
A legislative drafting error will cost the Idaho Transportation Department $27.5 million in funding for road projects, and Gov. Butch Otter's budget proposal doesn't seek to mend the error, a … Click to Continue »
Colorado lawmakers started their new legislative session Wednesday amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, including one case in which a female lawmaker maintains she … Click to Continue »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers have started their new legislative session amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, including a female lawmaker who maintains she felt threatened after rejecting the sexual advances of a fellow Democratic lawmaker.
As lawmakers convened Wednesday, many Democrats, especially women, ...
In a story Dec. 18 about U.S. crackdown on homeopathic medicines, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Food and Drug Administration ordered the maker of Zicam to stop marketing … Click to Continue »
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky House changed course Wednesday in the investigation of its ex-speaker, voting to disband a special committee that was formed to dig into a sexual harassment settlement that he secretly signed.
The committee later voted itself out of existence. The sudden reversal means the investigation ...
In interview with The Washington Post, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says Russian meddling in Trump’s election is cause for concern in Europe.
President Trump on Jan. 10 said that “we’ll see what happens” after a reporter asked if he would agree to be interviewed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.
President Trump said on Jan. 10 that any deal that Congress reaches about immigration issues has “got to include the wall” that he’s pledged to build on the southern border.
President Trump said on Jan. 10 that the Paris climate accord “was very unfair” to the U.S. He also said the U.S. “could conceivably go back in” the deal.
Even Trump’s own liaison with Congress in a television interview undercut the businessman-president’s affection for earmarks that once greased the legislative skids in Congress.
‘We’ll see what happens,’ Trump said when asked directly about meeting with the special counsel.
An investigation by the Commerce Department watchdog found that the former chief of staff at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office abused his position, charging taxpayers for at least 130 cab rides totaling more than $4,000.
In oral arguments, only the court’s three most liberal justices seemed convinced that Ohio’s procedure violates a federal law.
The former wife of an Idaho Republican state lawmaker who shot and killed himself this week says he was under investigation for molesting two girls, including a young female relative … Click to Continue »
NEW YORK (AP) - A Bangladeshi immigrant has been indicted in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system.
Akayed Ullah was charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization and other counts in the Wednesday grand jury document.
Ullah was the only person seriously hurt in ...
As tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to escalate, President Trump’s tough rhetoric and warnings have only increased.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein shrugged off being labeled "sneaky" by President Trump in a Wednesday tweet, saying she's not the first one to suffer his name-calling.
"Well, I guess I'm one in a long list of nicknames," said Mrs. Feinstein, California Democrat. "It doesn't particularly bother me."
Mr. Trump has handed ...
Two Miami lawmakers were forced to admit and apologize for their bipartisan extramarital affair after an anonymous website claimed to have evidence of the swing-state senators getting busy behind closed doors.
Fiscal conservative Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will vote for funding for the border wall, but he does not believe the price has to be as high as $40 billion, he told CNN on Wednesday.