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Many state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct run again

Published Jul. 18 2018

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Kentucky lawmakers have become so common that the statehouse has seemed more like a frat...

Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

Published Jul. 18 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor is crediting genealogy databases with helping identify a suspect in the 1988...

Prison reforms touted; riot survivor urges serious changes

Published Jul. 18 2018

HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — Patricia May had a feeling of dread when she reported to work at Delaware’s maximum-security prison...

Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detention

Published Jul. 18 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children said they sat...

Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

Published Jul. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — About a dozen members of Congress warned Tuesday that newspapers in their home states are in danger...

Senate GOP, Dems fight over Kavanaugh confirmation documents

Published Jul. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate battle was brewing Tuesday over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's...

Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

Published Jul. 18 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according...

FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

Published Jul. 18 2018

U.S. regulators proposed new guidelines Tuesday to make it easier for some common medicines to be sold without a prescription...

Why is Facebook keen on robots? It’s just the future of AI

Published Jul. 18 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among...

US Army reverses course on discharging 1 immigrant recruit

Published Jul. 18 2018

The U.S. Army has reversed its decision to discharge an immigrant reservist who sued when he was booted from the...

Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

Published Jul. 17 2018

A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest received a jolt of new life Tuesday...

Supreme Court nominee's paper trail might color confirmation

Published Jul. 17 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The paper chase is on.Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's opponents are digging through documents at President George...

Chicago activist demands all footage from shooting

Published Jul. 17 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — A community activist who has pushed for more police transparency said Monday that he's asked Chicago police...

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin

Published Jul. 17 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — In an embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own...

Washington Metro workers approve strike amid rising tensions

Published Jul. 17 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-simmering dispute between Washington’s Metro administration and its largest union has publicly escalated into threats of...

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

Published Jul. 17 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after...

Puerto Ricans return to power grid, but fear for long term

Published Jul. 17 2018

ADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — It was finally a night to celebrate in this village tucked into the mountains of...

Putin says he wanted Trump to win in 2016, didn't interfere

Published Jul. 16 2018

Russia's Vladimir Putin said Monday he did want Donald Trump to win the 2016 U.S. presidential election but took no...

Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

Published Jul. 16 2018

A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police...

Feinstein remains favorite in California race despite snub

Published Jul. 16 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s forgotten U.S. Senate candidate has finally had a memorable moment.

US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border

Published Jul. 16 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he...

Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waist

Published Jul. 16 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was...

5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

Published Jul. 16 2018

DETROIT (AP) — It’s been five years since Detroit bottomed out after decades of decline, admitting in the largest U.