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Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Published Aug. 20 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it’s pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide...

Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease

Published Aug. 20 2019

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried...

NYPD fires officer 5 years after Garner chokehold death

Published Aug. 20 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired...

'Ground zero': Portland remains focus of divided country

Published Aug. 19 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon,...

Bail set at $200,000 for NYC subway scare defendant

Published Aug. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Bail was set at $200,000 Sunday for a homeless man from West Virginia who was charged...

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

Published Aug. 19 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state’s first female elected governor only...

Police: Wisconsin man who attacked officer fatally shot

Published Aug. 19 2019

CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) — Police said an officer responding to a report of a burglary attempt in Caledonia, Wisconsin, was...

Trade war’s losers could include microchips, energy, banks

Published Aug. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking across the stock market, it’s hard to find a company that isn’t vulnerable in some...

2 shuttered Arizona shelters for immigrant children could reopen

Published Aug. 19 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — The nation’s largest provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities the state...

'Miracle house' in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

Published Aug. 19 2019

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise's house...

Man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy

Published Aug. 19 2019

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores...

3.7 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of eastern Oklahoma

Published Aug. 19 2019

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — No injuries were reported after a 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in eastern Oklahoma.

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victim

Published Aug. 18 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a...

Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with attempted murder

Published Aug. 18 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man suspected of shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff that ended when tear gas...

Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review

Published Aug. 18 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent...

Gun control advocates call for new gun laws at rallies

Published Aug. 18 2019

Gun control advocates rallied around the country Saturday, seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after the...

Advocates see fallout from immigration rule change

Published Aug. 18 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits.

Weapons seized at Portland right-wing rally, counterprotests

Published Aug. 18 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and...

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

Published Aug. 17 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American...

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Published Aug. 17 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank,...

Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Published Aug. 17 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein’s death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a...

Trump meets with national security team on Afghanistan

Published Aug. 17 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other members of the national security team briefed President...

Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded foster care

Published Aug. 17 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of families separated at the border as part of the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy are...