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In new recruitment ads Marines shown as good citizens

Published Mar. 18 2017

The Marine Corps no longer needs just a "Few Good Men" as it looks to diversify. The elite force —...

Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

Published Mar. 18 2017

President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down Friday from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and...

GOP, Dem lawmakers decry Trump's cut to Meals on Wheels

Published Mar. 18 2017

Meals on Wheels, the popular service that provides food to the elderly, faces a sharp funding cut under President Donald...

Trump OKs changes in GOP health care bill, winning support

Published Mar. 18 2017

President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure...

More victims come forward in Marine nude photo scandal

Published Mar. 18 2017

At least 20 victims have now come forward to complain that explicit photos of them are being shared online by...

High court pick Gorsuch is harsh critic of assisted suicide

Published Mar. 18 2017

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made it clear in a book and other writings what he thinks about assisted suicide...

Milwaukee man gets 7-year sentence after girl's 1982 death

Published Mar. 18 2017

A 51-year-old man who waited more than three decades to confess he killed a 13-year-old girl was sentenced Friday to...

Running for president? Some states want tax returns public

Published Mar. 18 2017

Lawmakers in nearly half the states want to add a requirement for presidential candidates: Show us your tax returns.

Texas House ethics chair probes anti-abortion group contract

Published Mar. 18 2017

The head of the Texas House ethics committee said she wants answers about an anti-abortion group that received $1.6 million...

Man gets 40 years after kidnap victim describes 'hell'

Published Mar. 18 2017

A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that...

Judge won't toss fatal shooting video from officer's case

Published Mar. 18 2017

Jurors will see a key piece of video evidence in the upcoming trial of a white ex-South Carolina police officer...

How the US mission in Syria has evolved and could expand

Published Mar. 18 2017

The U.S. campaign against the Islamic State in Syria has evolved in the past couple years from airstrikes and training...

Mom found dead after infant saved in dramatic lake rescue

Published Mar. 17 2017

A woman found dead in a St. Louis-area lake was identified Friday as the mother of an infant rescued hours...

Brooklyn Museum highlights Georgia O'Keeffe as style icon

Published Mar. 17 2017

A New York City museum is highlighting Georgia O'Keeffe's role as a style icon.

Meningitis outbreak: Murder or public health tragedy?

Published Mar. 17 2017

Was it murder or a tragic public health outbreak?

Trump's budget boosts military but also cuts GOP, Dems favorites

Published Mar. 17 2017

President Donald Trump's new $1.15 trillion budget would reshape America's government with the broad, conservative strokes he promised as a...

Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump

Published Mar. 17 2017

Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wrangle...

2 federal judges find new Trump travel ban discriminatory

Published Mar. 17 2017

Rejecting arguments from the government that President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was substantially different from the first one, judges...

Kansas Supreme Court receptive to protecting abortion rights

Published Mar. 17 2017

Kansas' highest court appeared receptive Thursday to declaring for the first time the state constitution recognizes abortion rights, with a...

89-year-old man found in suitcase identified as WWII veteran

Published Mar. 17 2017

An 89-year-old man whose body was discovered in a large suitcase on a rural Arkansas farm was a World War...

Dallas scrambles to fix 911 delays in wake of 2 deaths

Published Mar. 16 2017

Dallas officials are working with T-Mobile engineers to determine what's prompting a flood of ghost calls that's forced hundreds of...

3-year-old girl lived alone with dead mom for days

Published Mar. 16 2017

A 3-year-old girl lived alone with her dead mother for several days in their apartment with nothing to eat but...

US taxpayers might be on the hook for pipeline protest costs

Published Mar. 16 2017

North Dakota officials appear poised to go after the U.S. government — and thus U.S. taxpayers — to recoup...