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Supreme Court's Robers: 'Uncertainty' sinks voter ID appeal

Published May. 16 2017

The Supreme Court shut the door Monday on North Carolina Republicans' effort to revive a state law that mandated voter...

Huge cyberattack ebbs amid hunt for culprits

Published May. 16 2017

The cyberattack that took computer files hostage around the world appeared to slow on Monday as authorities worked to catch...

Justices rule against consumer in debt collection case

Published May. 16 2017

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday debt collection companies can't be sued for trying to recover years-old credit card debt...

Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA

Published May. 15 2017

Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA.

MoMA works to rebound from money woes

Published May. 15 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a behemoth of culture and wealth, is rebounding from more than a year of internal...

Sad Mother's Day for family of slain Ohio nurse's aide

Published May. 15 2017

The family of a 48-year-old mom of five children is in mourning this Mother's Day weekend, after her slaying at...

Plan to curb panhandling takes people from begging to work

Published May. 15 2017

Cleaning trash and landscaping public parks might not be glamorous work, but Derek Cote says it beats begging for change...

High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

Published May. 15 2017

Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices...

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

Published May. 14 2017

A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than...

Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

Published May. 14 2017

The mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself after she says he was bullied at school pledges to...

Pope acknowledges 2,000-case backlog in sex abuse cases

Published May. 14 2017

ope Francis acknowledged Saturday that the Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases and says criticism...

Voucher proposals expose rift in school choice movement

Published May. 14 2017

The school choice movement has been cleaved into two camps: those who want to use choice to improve public schools...

Orioles star Jones sees Negro Leagues museum, urges dialogue

Published May. 14 2017

With the Negro Leagues museum as his backdrop, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said the recent racial taunting he endured...

Shreveport holds meetings on future of Confederate memorial

Published May. 14 2017

SHREVEPORT, La.—People in Shreveport are meeting to discuss the future of a Confederate monument in front of the parish's courthouse.

Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey's dismissal

Published May. 14 2017

WASHINGTON—After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant...

Comey may get chance to publicly defend name against Trump

Published May. 14 2017

WASHINGTON—James Comey cut an unorthodox path as FBI director, time and again compelled by what he described as strongly held...

Businesses can give interns a chance to shine-or whine

Published May. 14 2017

NEW YORK—Fresh face or long face? Which one you see on interns at small businesses may depend on whether the...

Armed inmate killed, hostage rescued at Illinois hospital

Published May. 14 2017

Officers fatally shot an armed jail inmate and freed his hostage at hospital in northern Illinois on Saturday, several hours...

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

Published May. 14 2017

President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late...

Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

Published May. 14 2017

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul-turned-president, offered simple words of advice to university graduates Saturday as he urged them to...

'Perfect storm' of conditions helped cyberattack succeed

Published May. 14 2017

The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries spread quickly and widely thanks to an unusual confluence of factors: a known...

Records show violent history for nursing home gunman

Published May. 13 2017

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio—Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees...

Signs emerge of oil boomlet in North Dakota

Published May. 13 2017

BISMARCK, N.D.—There are hundreds more jobs than takers in the heart of North Dakota's oil patch. Finding a hotel room,...