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White House concedes it won't close Guantanamo after all

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promis... more »»

Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

January 18, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress... more »»

Stillborn Portland infant highlights Oregon homeless problem

January 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. more »»

Oregon ocean tragedy underscores need for greater awareness

January 17, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One moment, Jayson Thomas was on the Oregon beach with his 3-year-old son. The next, they were gone, swept away by a "sneaker wave" as his wife looked on. more »»

Nebraska targets ban on religious garb worn by teachers

January 17, 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sister Madeleine Miller applied for a high school teaching job in Nebraska thinking she would get judged on her credentials — not what she was wearing on her head. more »»

Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his... more »»

Maine governor offers John Lewis an erroneous history lesson

January 17, 2017

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. more »»

Obama gives $500 million to climate fund over GOP objections

January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just three days left in office, the Obama administration has doubled an initial $500 million commitment to a fund that helps developing nations fight climate change and... more »»

Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

January 17, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. more »»

In Price's Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

January 17, 2017

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Carla Dent is a restaurant owner who steers her employees to federal health insurance exchanges. more »»

Foxx: Private dollars alone can't solve transportation woes

January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stimulating private investment in infrastructure projects, as President-elect Donald Trump has proposed, can cover only a fraction of the costs of solving America's... more »»

Maine governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lesson

January 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. more »»

Hip-hop podcast host charged in fatal NYC concert shooting

January 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A hip-hop podcast host has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a popular New York City concert venue last year that left a rapper's bodyguard dead and two people wounded. more »»

Airport shooting suspect ordered held without bond

January 17, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport has been ordered held without bond. more »»

Former Klan Grand Dragon to MLK's daughter: I'm sorry

January 17, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King J. more »»

 
 

 

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