A state Senate committee has advanced a proposal providing public subsidies to help fund a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The finance committee voted in favor of the … Click to Continue »
Sri Lankan lawmakers exchanged blows in Parliament on Wednesday during a debate over alleged corruption in a bond issue that has marred the reputation of a government elected on a … Click to Continue »
Gov. Bill Walker has issued an executive order to establish a task force to look into building a commuter rail service between Anchorage and Wasilla, Alaska. KTUU-TV reports that Walker's … Click to Continue »
A lawsuit filed against officials at a Massachusetts county jail alleges that mentally ill inmates are often held in solitary confinement with little treatment, but the sheriff dismisses the accusations … Click to Continue »
Rhode Island's primary elections will be held on a Wednesday this year to avoid conflicting with a Jewish holiday. The primary is generally set for the first Tuesday after the … Click to Continue »
Three Alaska lawmakers joined forces to rewrite a resolution pertaining to the separation of federal marijuana regulations and the state's legal pot industry. Democrat state Rep. David Guttenberg of Fairbanks, … Click to Continue »
A new report by Senate Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has … Click to Continue »
U.S. census figures show a suburban Salt Lake City area formerly known for smoking smelters that contaminated the ground has become one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the state. The … Click to Continue »
In an upstairs lobby of the Wyoming Supreme Court Building, the portraits of past justices smile down from their frames. Walking around the room and down the stairs, one striking … Click to Continue »
Vice President Mike Pence is set to lead the U.S. delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation. Wa … Click to Continue »
The Nevada rancher who had his charges dismissed in a 2014 armed standoff with government agents insisted Tuesday that it's up to the states, not the federal officials, how to … Click to Continue »
The Supreme Court is diving into state efforts to pare their voting rolls by targeting people who haven't voted in a while. The justices are hearing argument Wednesday in a … Click to Continue »
Backed by the White House, Democratic and Republican lawmakers dug into a politically fraught search for compromise on immigration Wednesday, seeking to take advantage of a window of opportunity opened … Click to Continue »
The Latest on a judge's decision temporarily blocking the Trump administration's plans to end a program protecting young immigrants (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The U.S. Department of Justice says … Click to Continue »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on a judge's decision temporarily blocking the Trump administration's plans to end a program protecting young immigrants (all times local):
The U.S. Department of Justice says a judge's ruling against the Trump administration involving a program that protects young immigrants does not ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue.
Facing a Jan. 19 deadline for averting an election-year government shutdown, negotiators ...
Reza Pahlavi concentrates intently on the little cellphone in his hand, scrolling through clips of chanting Iranians and explaining why the protests unsettling his homeland are different this time. Even … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam on Friday as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever … Click to Continue »
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration says it will not allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida, abruptly reversing course under pressure from Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said … Click to Continue »
President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. "I'll beat Oprah," the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, "I don't think … Click to Continue »
"CBS This Morning" co-anchor Gayle King might have to leave the program if her longtime friend and confidant Oprah Winfrey runs for president, media watchers suggested Tuesday.
The military veterans playing cards in the Albany County jail wear the same orange uniforms as everyone else, with "INMATE" printed down the legs. But their service offers one distinct … Click to Continue »
New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of investors ridding themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels. Democratic Mayor Bill de … Click to Continue »
A federal judge in Ohio has denied a request by a former treasure hunter to change prisons because of an allergy to fiberglass. Judge Algenon Marbley in Columbus says Tommy … Click to Continue »
Penn National Gaming secured the right to put up a casino near Pennsylvania's southern border, submitting a winning bid Wednesday of just over $50 million and selecting a site that … Click to Continue »
Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" took a bow at a politically charged National Board of Review Awards where Robert De Niro lambasted President Donald Trump with an expletive-laden tirade … Click to Continue »
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey says 40 senators are co-sponsoring a resolution designed to overturn what he called the "anti-consumer" regulations passed by the Federal Communications Commission to end "net neutrality." … Click to Continue »
The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of a former death row inmate who sought a new trial in a deadly shooting after questions arose about a … Click to Continue »
Motorists who owe New York state money for unpaid Thruway tolls while driving over the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are being given a chance to pay up. The Thruway … Click to Continue »