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Michigan civil rights agency condemns 'no foreigners' sign

Published Aug. 12 2017

MASON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has opened a complaint against a man whose front-yard sign...

Police: Hair stylist slain in Chicago stabbed more than 40 times

Published Aug. 12 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — A man suffered more than 40 stab wounds to his upper body in a fatal attack last...

Federal judge clears way for completion of water project

Published Aug. 11 2017

A federal judge has cleared the way for completion of a $244 million project to bring Missouri River water to...

North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo toward Guam

Published Aug. 11 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward...

Trump to declare opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’

Published Aug. 11 2017

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will officially declare the opioid crisis a “national emergency”...

Trump questions if McConnell should remain majority leader

Published Aug. 11 2017

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump raised the possibility Thursday that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should step down if...

Solar specs crucial for safe eclipse viewing

Published Aug. 11 2017

With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive.

Perseid meteor shower 'warm-up act' for eclipse

Published Aug. 11 2017

Consider this weekend's Perseid meteor shower an opening act for the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

Frustrated with Trump, McCain promotes his own Afghan plan

Published Aug. 11 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Republican Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that "America is adrift...

Kansas scrutinizes doctor over 13-year-old's abortion

Published Aug. 11 2017

Kansas' regulatory medical board is weighing disciplinary action against a doctor who Planned Parenthood self-reported may have violated state law...

Foster care worker takes wrong girl from Georgia school

Published Aug. 11 2017

LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old had to scramble to find his daughter after a foster care...

US expels 2 Cuban diplomats after incidents in Cuba

Published Aug. 10 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has expelled two diplomats from the Cuban Embassy in Washington following a series of...

FBI agents searched former Trump campaign chair's home

Published Aug. 10 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents looking for financial documents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former...

Judge blocks law requiring birth certificates to marry

Published Aug. 10 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has permanently blocked a Louisiana law that prevented foreign-born U.

Alert driver's tip led to capture of police killing suspect

Published Aug. 10 2017

A man charged in the shooting death of a western Missouri police officer was arrested after an alert driver provided...

Baby abandoned by mom survived 3 days in plastic bag

Published Aug. 10 2017

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Two sisters who thought a dog was making noises near their neighbor's bushes discovered something shocking:...

Fed official supports September start for bond reductions

Published Aug. 10 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the Federal Reserve's interest-setting committee said Wednesday it would be appropriate for the central...

Russian surveillance plane creates buzz in Washington

Published Aug. 10 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A low-flying Russian airplane created a buzz in the nation's capital on Wednesday, but it turns out...

Authorities arrest man charged with killing Missouri officer

Published Aug. 9 2017

A man charged with killing a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop has been arrested, authorities said.

Thai students believed killed in crash; bodies stranded

Published Aug. 9 2017

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers are struggling to recover a pair of bodies from a car that crashed down a...

US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims

Published Aug. 9 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines,...

Trump warns NKorea of 'fire and fury'

Published Aug. 9 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened North Korea "with fire and fury like the world has never seen"...

Trump pledges US will beat opioid drug epidemic

Published Aug. 9 2017

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump took on the opioid drug epidemic Tuesday, pledging "we will fight this deadly...