California senator removed after criticizing late lawmaker

Published Feb. 23 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker was removed from the state Senate floor Thursday after refusing to stop delivering...

No criminal wrongdoing found after Wyoming horse left behind

Published Feb. 23 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Prosecutors found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse named Valentine that survived for...

Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa

Published Feb. 23 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with...


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Witnesses: Shooting at Kansas bar may have racial overtones

Published Feb. 23 2017

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A man opened fire at a crowded Kansas bar, killing one man and wounding two others...

Barricaded man dies after 4-hour standoff with deputies

Published Feb. 23 2017

A man is dead following a four-hour standoff with law enforcement that ended with a SWAT team blowing a hole...

New Yale Law dean stresses standing up for rule of law

Published Feb. 23 2017

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will...

Woman's sassy obit warns people to wait to claim her stuff

Published Feb. 23 2017

Relatives of a 91-year-old Ohio woman who died this week are giving her the last word with a sassy, occasionally...

Protests erupt after off-duty LA officer clashes with teens

Published Feb. 23 2017

Dozens of people, including children, were arrested early Thursday after clashing with Southern California police outside a home where a...

Governor: Dakota Access protesters can leave without arrest

Published Feb. 23 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) - A few dozen people still occupying a sprawling encampment on federal land to protest construction...

Protests erupt after off-duty LA officer clashes with teens

Published Feb. 23 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Dozens of people, including children, were arrested early Thursday after clashing with Southern California police outside...

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

Published Feb. 23 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church...

Some San Jose residents return to waterlogged homes

Published Feb. 23 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly...

Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

Published Feb. 23 2017

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their...

Oregon joins suit against President Trump's travel ban

Published Feb. 23 2017

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon asked a federal court late Wednesday to join a lawsuit filed by Washington state against...

Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

Published Feb. 22 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who...

Colorado town's ban on topless women put on hold by judge

Published Feb. 22 2017

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado judge has blocked a college town's law against women going topless, saying the law is...

DC-based for decades, Apollo 11 capsule to go on road trip

Published Feb. 22 2017

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - The Apollo 11 command module, which traveled more than 950,000 miles to take Americans to the...

The Latest: Pipeline protesters burn structures as camp ends

Published Feb. 22 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site...

Gang member accused in California officer's slaying was on probation

Published Feb. 22 2017

Officials say a California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a...

Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

Published Feb. 22 2017

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years...

Hearing resumes on new trial request in prep school case

Published Feb. 21 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using...

Questions immigrants must answer to become citizens

Published Feb. 21 2017

Immigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test.

The Latest: State: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect

Published Feb. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic...