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Stronger global economy boosting US job market

Published Dec. 9 2017

The U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: Other countries.

Pearl Harbor survivors remember those killed 76 years ago

Published Dec. 8 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen...

A Medicaid challenge: Poor health, but a drive to improve

Published Dec. 8 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's one of Medicaid's challenges.While low-income people are more likely to struggle with health problems such as...

US fails to enforce smog rules, 14 states allege in lawsuit

Published Dec. 8 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fourteen states and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they are suing the Trump administration...

Salvage team tows wrecked fishing boat off Hawaii reef

Published Dec. 8 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — A commercial fishing vessel carrying foreign workers ran aground and later burned and leaked fuel just off...

Police divided over how to respond to traffic stop data

Published Dec. 8 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The collection of police traffic stop data around the country has exposed a divide among law...

Shame mingles in upcoming Oscar season with self-congratulation

Published Dec. 8 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — In nearly every major Academy Awards category this year there's some trace of the sexual misconduct...

Bitcoin soars then abruptly falls back

Published Dec. 8 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin swung wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply...

Ex-cop gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting

Published Dec. 7 2017

A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed...

Students hid in classrooms during shooting that left 3 dead

Published Dec. 7 2017

Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors, as a suspect opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high...

Senate Republicans barrel toward sweeping tax overhaul

Published Dec. 7 2017

The Senate on Wednesday barreled toward the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code in more than three decades as...

Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

Published Dec. 7 2017

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is resigning amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations.

Conyers' exit after decades could open political floodgates

Published Dec. 7 2017

DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers' resignation from the U.S. House amid sexual harassment allegations unlocks the seat he has held...

Trump said government shutdown possible

Published Dec. 7 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Wednesday a government shutdown was possible this weekend because Democrats were demanding to...

US to review ended protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears

Published Dec. 7 2017

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials said Wednesday they'll review the recent lifting of protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears in...

For the first time in 7 years, there are more homeless in US

Published Dec. 7 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a...

Zinke, Patagonia trade harsh words over national monuments

Published Dec. 7 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and outdoor retail giant Patagonia have traded harsh words over...

New FBI director in tough spot

Published Dec. 7 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christopher Wray faces a tough test four months into his leadership of the FBI: He must defend...

New blaze erupts in tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles

Published Dec. 7 2017

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A dangerous new wildfire erupted in the tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles early Wednesday...

President flouts warnings, declares Jerusalem Israel's capital

Published Dec. 7 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.

Super big black hole from early universe

Published Dec. 7 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation.

New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

Published Dec. 7 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc's, a swanlike neck and killer claws,...

House votes to kill resolution to impeach Trump

Published Dec. 6 2017

The House has overwhelmingly voted to kill a resolution from a Democratic lawmaker to impeach President Donald Trump.