Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's spending proposal for the coming fiscal year skips his previous practice of sprinkling new K-12 education spending among a series of small initiatives, instead focusing nearly … Click to Continue »
Japanese's foreign minister on Friday urged Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to guarantee the safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in troubled Rakhine … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump on Friday offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier. Trump said he was only … Click to Continue »
Hawaii lawmakers have learned that their plan to have all the state's cesspools removed by 2050 is not an easy task. Lawmakers met Wednesday for an informational briefing about a … Click to Continue »
Officials across southern New Hampshire are warning that heavy rains expected for this weekend could bring flood waters. The Manchester Department of Public Works has been working long hours to … Click to Continue »
The leader of the Congressional Black Caucus said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s comments on immigrants from Haiti and Africa are “proof” that his Make America Great Again slogan is code for “Make America White Again.”
A nonprofit educational group in Maine has announced 27-year-old Byron the Barred Owl, a "wildlife ambassador" who helped educate thousands of students, has died of natural causes. The Chewonki Foundation … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump's White House physician declared him in "excellent health" after the president received his first medical checkup at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination … Click to Continue »
Twenty-six palm-sized portraits of Nevada's U.S. senators hang on a wall here. The most recent portrait is not another man in a no-nonsense tie, but a pearl-wearing Latina whose election … Click to Continue »
Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for. Using vulgar language, Trump … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. Embassy in the British capital, a move that avoided protests promised by political opponents. … Click to Continue »
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appeared to remain in the good graces of some Republicans Friday as he sought forgiveness and a political path forward following his admission of an extramarital … Click to Continue »
A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump said in an interview Thursday that the FBI agent who was removed from the Russian-interference probe and once referred to the president as a “loathsome human being” committed an act of “treason.”
Three suspected Islamist militants were killed inside a building after security forces cordoned it off and opened fire Friday in Bangladesh's capital, officials said. The bodies and explosives were found … Click to Continue »
The Illinois attorney general's office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat … Click to Continue »
President Trump has cancelled plans to visit the United Kingdom next month, according to reports out of London on Thursday.
John C. Woods took to the killings with morbid fascination. The Wichita resident had developed a career of killing bad people, badly. He was thrust into the world's spotlight at … Click to Continue »
With a population just shy of 5,000, the town of St. Robert lies just south of the heart of Missouri. It's one of the many rural towns in the state … Click to Continue »
Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump's puzzling tweets about a key U.S. spying law threw the House into temporary disarray Thursday, but lawmakers ended up renewing the law — with a new restriction … Click to Continue »
A Democratic senator says the Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state said … Click to Continue »
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to close the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
For some Walmart employees, the day brought news of a pay raise. Others learned they were out of a job. Walmart said Thursday that it is boosting its starting salary … Click to Continue »
Residents of an upstate New York village whose water supply has been contaminated plan to hold a demonstration in Albany to call for a new source of clean drinking water. … Click to Continue »
New Hampshire's Department of Revenue Administration has a new commissioner. Lindsey Stepp, of Holderness, served as assistant commissioner for nearly two years and was acting commissioner following John Beardmore's resignation. … Click to Continue »
This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week. Drivers from around the … Click to Continue »
Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2018. There are 353 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 1948, the … Click to Continue »
China's trade growth cooled in December in a possible sign of weaker global and domestic demand, but last year's total exports rose 7.9 percent over 2016 while imports were up … Click to Continue »
In a story Jan. 11 about an annual party to kick-off the California legislative session, The Associated Press erroneously reported the reason for rapper Too Short's performance being cancelled. Organizers … Click to Continue »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An annual party to kick-off California's new legislative year took a new tone Thursday night in the wake of sexual misconduct revelations at the Capitol.
Rather than the traditional remarks from legislative leaders, lobbyist Paula Treat took the microphone to kick off the party at a ...