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US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions

Published May. 24 2019

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it was withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at...

EPA taking 1st big steps to clean up leaking Colorado mines

Published May. 24 2019

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take the first major steps this summer to clean up wastewater...

Police won’t fight California use-of-force bill

Published May. 24 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major law enforcement organizations dropped their opposition Thursday to California legislation that strengthens standards for when...

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases

Published May. 24 2019

MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but...

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison

Published May. 24 2019

John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by invading U.S.

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast

Published May. 24 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Thursday was presenting proposals to the White House to send military reinforcements to the...

Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu

Published May. 23 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 30 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the...

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

Published May. 23 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon today will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops...

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released

Published May. 23 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was...

At least 3 dead in central US storms, with more rain to come

Published May. 22 2019

Oklahoma was bracing Wednesday for more rain, with parts of the state already flooded following days of severe weather that's...

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington

Published May. 22 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair...

Virginia gov’s yearbook: Probe of racist photo completed

Published May. 22 2019

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov.

Another day of tornadoes in Midwest; St. Louis spared

Published May. 22 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dangerous storms in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day Tuesday, demolishing...

Impeachment calls swell as McGahn defies subpoena

Published May. 22 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after...

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans

Published May. 22 2019

At the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation, abortion rights supporters held rallies Tuesday in opposition...

Dual briefings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump’s Iran policy

Published May. 22 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — As questions mount over President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, top national security officials headed to...

Jury finds former Somali colonel responsible for torture

Published May. 22 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury on Tuesday found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in...

Police to return property seized from San Francisco reporter

Published May. 22 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police agreed Tuesday to return property seized from a San Francisco journalist in a raid, but...

Jury deliberates in Vermont wrong-way crash that killed 5

Published May. 22 2019

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A jury began deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Vermont man facing murder charges in...

Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel

Published May. 22 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders...

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty

Published May. 21 2019

Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that...

Tornadoes flip campers, damage homes in Southern Plains

Published May. 21 2019

A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes,...

Teen accused in Oregon school gun case pleads not guilty

Published May. 21 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at...