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Obama gives $500 million to climate fund over GOP objections

Published Jan. 18 2017

With just three days left in office, the Obama administration has doubled an initial $500 million commitment to a fund...

Dakota Access company seeks to block pipeline study

Published Jan. 18 2017

The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Cal's Napolitano in hospital for cancer

Published Jan. 18 2017

University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months,...

Court backs ruling that man give fingerprint to unlock phone

Published Jan. 18 2017

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge's ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock...

Airport shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' IS ties

Published Jan. 18 2017

The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he...

Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack

Published Jan. 18 2017

The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time, prosecutors said Tuesday as she appeared...

Kids taken 3 decades ago are found, mom is arrested

Published Jan. 18 2017

Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and...

Obama shortens Manning's term

Published Jan. 18 2017

President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the Army intelligence officer who leaked scores...

Pence promises big investment in infrastructure

Published Jan. 18 2017

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is pledging to a group of mayors that the Trump administration will make a serious investment...

Nearly 50 House Democrats vow to boycott Trump inauguration

Published Jan. 18 2017

The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday in a...

Military's shift away from oil clashes with Trump's promises

Published Jan. 18 2017

At a sprawling desert base, a Marine recharged his radio's batteries simply by walking, while nearby fellow troops examined a...

The bald and the bold: Eagles' resurgence comes at a price

Published Jan. 18 2017

The eagle has landed — on chickens and rare birds, with talons at the ready.

Drone schools look to woo younger pilots for commercial jobs

Published Jan. 18 2017

Leaders in the unmanned aircraft industry are trying to persuade young people who think drones are cool to consider flying...

Man, 44, accused of killing, dismembering Louisiana roommate

Published Jan. 17 2017

A 44-year-old man is accused of killing and dismembering a 27-year-old who was living with the suspect's ex-girlfriend in an...

Nicodemo Scarfo, ex-mob boss, dies in prison

Published Jan. 17 2017

Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s was one of the bloodiest in its...

Police: Man posed as Bieber online to extort nude photos

Published Jan. 17 2017

A Massachusetts man was arrested on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a 9-year-old California girl while posing online as...

NH considers requiring corroboration in sex assault cases

Published Jan. 17 2017

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a sexual assault bill that police and prosecutors warn would protect pedophiles and sexual predators...

Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

Published Jan. 17 2017

It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people...

Secret WWI telegram holds lessons for today, historians say

Published Jan. 17 2017

In a secret telegram a century ago, Germany tried to get Mexico to join its side during World War I...

Piano Guys say inaugural performance isn't Trump endorsement

Published Jan. 17 2017

The Piano Guys are saying their decision to perform at an event marking the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump is...

King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump

Published Jan. 17 2017

As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the...

Trump meets with MLK's son amid flap with Lewis

Published Jan. 17 2017

Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader...

Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jets

Published Jan. 17 2017

A proposal to lower the flight ceiling for noisy fighter jets has dragged on for so long that residents can...