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Shootings by officers, other Kansas cases cloaked in secrecy

Published Nov. 20 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage...

Secret Service apprehends attempted fence jumper at White House

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service said an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a...

Cross-border wedding held as California ‘Door of Hope’ opens

Published Nov. 20 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel...

Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

Published Nov. 20 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if...

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans’ first woman mayor

Published Nov. 20 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to...

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

Published Nov. 20 2017

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class...

Official says Trump doesn’t know who to believe about Moore

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn’t know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore but isn’t...

Mixed signals on fate of tax bill’s health provision

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump’s leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a...

Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

Published Nov. 20 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and...

3.7, 2.9 quakes rattle Oklahoma town early Sunday

Published Nov. 20 2017

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town.

Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger

Published Nov. 19 2017

Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger. It's a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about...

Authorities continue search for suspect who killed cop

Published Nov. 19 2017

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania residents who came to the aid of a rookie police officer who was fatally...

Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worries LGBT community

Published Nov. 19 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies.

NYC subway to use gender-neutral terms during announcements

Published Nov. 19 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the New York City subways, there’s no such thing as ladies and...

US general says nuclear launch order can be refused

Published Nov. 19 2017

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump...

'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

Published Nov. 19 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to...

Lawmakers say $100 billion in disaster aid still not enough

Published Nov. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from...

FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

Published Nov. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices...

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

Published Nov. 19 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC, who...

Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items

Published Nov. 19 2017

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange...

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Published Nov. 18 2017

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this...

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Published Nov. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does money roll downhill?In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting...

Keystone pipeline leak won't affect regulatory hurdle

Published Nov. 18 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing...