State providing $17.8M to help reduce gun-related violence

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Nearly $18 million in state funding is going to law enforcement agencies and nonprofit organizations across New York to help reduce gun violence.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that 17 counties and 20 police departments will share $13.3 million from the state's Gun Involved Violence Elimination ...

Organization unveils program for first-generation immigrants

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire nonprofit is going to announce a new economic program for first-generation immigrants to encourage business development and job creation.

The Regional Economic Development Center is talking about the program Friday in Manchester. The center serves communities in Rockingham and Hillsborough counties. It offers ...

S. Korea downplays Pyongyang’s threats to cancel talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea said Friday it believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and insisting it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless its grievances are resolved.

South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesman Baek Tae-hyun said ...

Georgia GOP candidates stay focused on guns, immigration

ATLANTA (AP) - With just five days to go before Georgia's primary, the five Republican candidates for governor hardly mentioned topics like education and job creation during a debate Thursday night. It was all about guns and immigration.

The candidates largely agree on those issues from a policy standpoint, so ...

Was Trump’s Campaign ‘Set Up’?

Kimberly Strassel, Wall Street Journal
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes appeared on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, where he provided a potentially explosive hint at what’s driving his demand to see documents related to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Trump-Russia probe. “If the campaign was somehow set up,” he told the hosts, “I think that would be a problem.”

Planned Parenthood federal funding to be cut by Trump administration: Reports

The Trump administration will announce Friday long-sought cuts in federal funding to Planned Parenthood, multiple news outlets reported.

The proposed rule change in Title X, a $260 million federal program for contraception and "family planning," will interpret the 1970 law as requiring absolute separation between contraception and abortion activities, effectively ...

Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

TOKYO (AP) - Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they prepare for what would be the first ever U.S.-North Korea summit next month in Singapore: They both claim to deserve total credit.

In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of ...

Michael Williams’ ‘deportation bus’ breaks down

A spokesman for a candidate in Georgia's race for governor says the politician's "deportation bus" broke down during its tour to promote a tough stance on immigration.

GOP candidate Michael Williams says the bus will visit what he calls Georgia's "dangerous sanctuary cities." The former state co-chair for Donald Trump's ...

John McCain: Americans deserve better from Washington

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life by sending the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.

The Arizona Republican also makes clear he is doing everything he can to fight the brain cancer that has stricken him. He says ...

The Latest: Embattled lawmaker faces discipline for language

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against a California lawmaker (all times local):

5:15 p.m.

An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member, but Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon says she still violated sexual harassment policies by using ...

Inside the Beltway: Trump tweets reach 76% of the nation

The man has 52 million followers and an incredible knack for transforming complex issues into compelling, spirited missives. Yes, we are talking President Trump, who remains victorious in his battle to get the truth before the American public. And now we have definitive numbers about the power of the tweeter-in-chief.


Cristina Garcia, California #MeToo leader, cleared of groping allegations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Outside investigators on Thursday cleared a California assemblywoman who was once at the forefront of the state's #MeToo movement of allegations that she groped a male staff member in 2014.

The Assembly Rules Committee informed Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia and complainant Daniel Fierro of the findings in separate ...