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High drama, few results as Trump warns of ‘long’ shutdown

Published Jan. 16 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to...

US weighs new ways to detect, track enemy missiles

Published Jan. 16 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering ways to expand U.S. homeland and overseas defenses against a potential missile...

Trump’s attorney general nominee: ‘I will not be bullied’

Published Jan. 16 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing “I will not be bullied,” President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence Tuesday from...

Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bed

Published Jan. 16 2019

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — For nearly three months, prosecutors said, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was held in a remote woodland cabin...

Powder horn stolen from Detroit-area museum in 1952 returned

Published Jan. 16 2019

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — An oxen gunpowder container made in 1757 and stolen more than 60 years ago from a...

Charter school teachers join picketers in Los Angeles

Published Jan. 16 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District walked picket lines again Tuesday as administrators urged...

No-cost birth control, now the norm, faces court challenges

Published Jan. 16 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of American women are receiving birth control at no cost to them through workplace health plans,...

Detroit show has SUVs, horsepower, but electric cars are few

Published Jan. 16 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Automakers have promised to start selling hordes of electric cars in the next few years, but only...

‘Adventure’ books publisher sues Netflix over ‘Bandersnatch’

Published Jan. 16 2019

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The company that publishes the “Choose Your Own Adventure” novels is suing Netflix, seeking $25 million...

Facebook to invest $300 million in news, focusing on local

Published Jan. 16 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in news initiatives, with...

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Published Jan. 16 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theaters will dim their lights to honor the death of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony...

CERN lays out vision for next-generation particle collider

Published Jan. 16 2019

GENEVA (AP) — Scientists behind the world's largest atom smasher have laid out their multibillion-euro vision to build an even...

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Shakespeare theater fire 'heartbreaking'

Published Jan. 16 2019

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — Investigators sought the cause Monday of a fire that destroyed the historic American Shakespeare Theatre, whose...

Los Angeles teachers are striking but schools are still open

Published Jan. 15 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday for the first time in...

Man who took 2 women hostage at UPS facility is dead

Published Jan. 15 2019

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An armed man who entered a UPS processing facility Monday morning and held two women...

No shutdown end in sight

Published Jan. 15 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kept his hard line Monday on the partial government shutdown, now in a fourth...

Storm punishes swath of US with snow, ice and freezing rain

Published Jan. 14 2019

A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second...

Thorny questions threaten to slow legal pot in New York

Published Jan. 14 2019

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam, and Gov.

Graham says Trump isn’t giving in on southern border wall

Published Jan. 14 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Senate Republican close to President Donald Trump said Trump isn’t giving in on his demands...

Trade war's wounded: Companies improvise to dodge cost hikes

Published Jan. 14 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research...

Trump calls questions involving Russia ‘insulting’

Published Jan. 14 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump avoided directly answering when asked whether he currently is or has ever worked for...

2 shot outside mall in Salt Lake City suburb

Published Jan. 14 2019

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Two people were wounded in a shooting just outside a popular Utah mall Sunday where hundreds...

Family: Wisconsin teen in ‘good spirits’ post-kidnap, escape

Published Jan. 14 2019

The grandfather of a 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say escaped a man who killed her parents and held...