Gov. Haley: Feds agree to remove some plutonium from South Carolina

Published Mar. 29 2016

Gov. Nikki Haley says the federal government has agreed to remove some of the plutonium being stored in South Carolina.

Obama to address nation's growing opioid problem

Published Mar. 29 2016

The Obama administration will issue a proposed rule Tuesday that aims to increase medication-based treatment for tens of thousands of...

Judge awards $2 million in fees in Tennessee same-sex marriage case

Published Mar. 29 2016

A federal judge has awarded more than $2 million to attorneys who helped gay couples in Tennessee win a landmark...


Admission deals blow to Alabama governor's upright reputation

Published Mar. 25 2016

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, a Baptist whose faith was central to his public persona, sullied his strongest political commodity after...

Alabama legislature approves General Fund budget

Published Mar. 23 2016

The Alabama legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to a General Fund budget that Gov. Robert Bentley has vowed to...

'Obamacare' drives down uninsured to record lows

Published Mar. 22 2016

There's growing evidence that most of the dramatic gain in the number of Americans with health care coverage is due...

Sen. Corker bites back at watchdog group's second ethics complaint against him

Published Mar. 22 2016

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is questioning whether a Washington group's filing Monday of a new ethics complaint over his...

Obama nominates Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court

Published Mar. 16 2016

President Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday. The...

Nancy and Ronald Reagan, inseparable in life, together again

Published Mar. 11 2016

Nancy Reagan called her husband's presidential library "the shining city on the hill," using a phrase that President Ronald Reagan...

Ben Carson endorses Donald Trump

Published Mar. 11 2016

Former presidential candidate Ben Carson has endorsed Donald Trump.

Who's an outsider? GOP establishment fears loss of standing

Published Mar. 8 2016

Republican leaders in Washington have spent years casting tea party allies and hardliners in Congress as merely a restive minority,...

Tennessee's Todd Gardenhire reflects on Nancy Reagan, a 'lady at all times'

Published Mar. 7 2016

Gardenenhire first met Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan during Reagan's unsuccessful GOP primary campaign in 1976.

South Dakota House fails to override transgender bill veto

Published Mar. 3 2016

The South Dakota House failed on Thursday to override Gov. Dennis Daugaard's veto of a bill that would have required...

Mitt Romney: Trump's promises 'as worthless as a degree from Trump University'

Published Mar. 3 2016

Mitt Romney slammed Donald Trump in a much-anticipated speech on the state of the 2016 presidential election.

Ben Carson effectively ends presidential campaign

Published Mar. 2 2016

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said he is effectively ending his bid for the White House Wednesday, concluding a roller-coaster campaign...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam reveals his pick for president

Published Feb. 25 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced who he is endorsing in the Republican presidential race.

Colorado woman convicted of cutting unborn baby from stranger's womb

Published Feb. 23 2016

A Colorado woman who went to great lengths to convince others she was pregnant before cutting a stranger's unborn baby...

Thousands pay respects to late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Published Feb. 19 2016

Bidding farewell to their longtime colleague, the eight remaining Supreme Court justices joined family members, former law clerks and members...

AP Explains: Apple v. FBI, is my iPhone safe?

Published Feb. 19 2016

On Wednesday, a federal judge ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone used by...

Vatican: Pope was not singling out Trump with his remarks

Published Feb. 19 2016

A spokesman for Pope Francis insisted Friday the pontiff was "in no way" launching an attack on Donald Trump, a...

Fight over Cruz's ballot eligibility moves to courtrooms

Published Feb. 19 2016

The debate over whether Canadian-born Ted Cruz is eligible to be president is moving from the campaign trail to the...


Federal judge tells Apple to create security bypass for iPhone, company refuses

Published Feb. 18 2016

Faced with a federal judge's order to help investigators break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino,...

President Barack Obama expected to visit Cuba next month

Published Feb. 17 2016

President Barack Obama is expected to visit Cuba next month as the two countries continue their efforts to normalize relations...