Stories tagged: nation
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer
On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany this month, President Donald Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelation
Sat., July 22, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Eager-to-please tycoon drives Trump’s Russia connection
In 2013, the Russian oligarch Aras Agalarov and his son, Emin, arranged an extravagant party entrance for their guest, Donald Trump: an armored Mercedes stretch limo driving off a freight …
Sat., July 22, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
NAACP to embark on listening tour to plan its future
The NAACP announced a new interim leader on Saturday, along with a nationwide listening tour that will allow it to talk to local members and figure out what the future …
Sun., July 16, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Facebook fighting court order over secret government access
Technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in a fight over government access to social media accounts.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Government ethics director who prodded Trump resigns
The government ethics director who prodded President Donald Trump’s administration over conflicts of interest is resigning to take a new job.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils ‘Obamacare’ repeal
In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
GOP sticks with a president they say is ‘new at this’
Almost as striking as James B. Comey’s testimony Thursday was the eagerness of many Republicans to stand with President Donald Trump, dismissing his private behavior as rookie mistakes of a …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Authorities track NC man accused in ax deaths to Los Angeles
A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday in California on a murder charge after authorities said he killed his wife and father with an ax and escaped on a West …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
Crews recover body of 3rd worker from Wisconsin mill rubble
Crews have recovered the body of a third worker from the rubble of a corn mill that exploded in southern Wisconsin.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Day of Portland demonstrations marked by arrests, clashes
Crowds swelled to several thousand as demonstrators from varying groups converged Sunday afternoon in downtown Portland, Oregon, in the wake of the fatal stabbing of two men who tried to …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Alabama governor resigns, pleads guilty to misdemeanors
Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Monday rather than face impeachment and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor campaign violations that arose during an investigation of his alleged affair with a top aide.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Labradors extend purebred dog popularity record; Rottweilers rise
Labrador retrievers have extended their record run as America’s most popular dog breed, leading the American Kennel Club’s new rankings for a 26th straight year. But Rottweilers are enjoying renewed …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate
Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year’s elections if they failed to back …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Officials: Man threatened Jewish centers to frame, harass ex
A former journalist fired for fabricating details in stories made at least eight of the scores of threats against Jewish institutions nationwide, including a bomb threat to the Anti-Defamation League, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Trump tours private school in Florida, promoting choice
President Donald Trump toured a private, religious school in Florida on Friday, praising it as an ideal institution for “disadvantaged children” while re-emphasizing that his education agenda will focus on …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Front-runner in Ecuador election says Assange must leave embassy
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange may be able to keep a diplomatic safe haven after all.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Russian ambassador in eye of storm over Trump campaign ties
The Trump administration’s back-to-back controversies over its Russian ties now have at least one thing in common: Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Rare baby bongo antelope makes debut at Los Angeles Zoo
A rare baby bongo has made its debut at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Spy ship departs, worry about Russia remains
A Russian spy ship has left the waters off the coast of Connecticut, but Democratic lawmakers remain convinced its prowling up and down the East Coast is an act of …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Trump meets with his business council after Uber CEO quit
President Donald Trump met with 17 business titans Friday at the White House, and some in attendance had planned to press him on his executive order upending the country’s refugee …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Police storm prison, end hostage standoff; guard found dead
Using a backhoe to smash through a barricade of footlockers, authorities stormed Delaware’s largest prison early Thursday and ended a nearly 24-hour hostage standoff involving inmates armed with sharpened objects. …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Bitter cold front moves across Plains to Midwest, heads east
Dangerous, record-low temperatures caused cancellations of some holiday festivities in the Plains and Midwest over the weekend before the cold front pushed into the Ohio Valley and the Eastern Seaboard …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
29 injured in explosion in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood
NEW YORK (AP) – Police and firefighters are at the scene of a possible explosion in New York City.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
1 of 2 skydivers killed in California was first-time jumper
One of two skydivers who died plummeting into a Northern California vineyard was 18 and jumping for the first time, and his family was there watching when he hit the …
Sun., July 31, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Top Chicago cop: Possibly policy violation in shooting
Dashcam and body camera videos of a fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old suspect last week suggests violations of departmental policy, Chicago’s police superintendent said Sunday, indicating that top police …
Sat., July 30, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) – A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 2 p.m.
Family: Dallas suspect changed after military service
DALLAS – Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published Monday.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Ali remembered in prayer as an icon who pushed for unity
Thousands of fans, dignitaries and faithful from across the globe filled a Kentucky arena Thursday to honor Muhammad Ali at a traditional Muslim prayer service where he was remembered as …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
Clinton unleashes attacks on Trump’s foreign policy
Hillary Clinton is set to unleash a major foreign policy attack on Donald Trump, using a speech in San Diego to cast the Republican as unqualified and dangerous.