Matthew Daly and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 7:34pm
Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Friday that could lead to the expansion of drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.
Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 7:24pm
When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Just less than a year in power, he faces a mass murder complaint before the International Criminal Court and an impeachment bid at home as bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs.
Senate Democrats late Thursday blocked a quick vote on a short-term spending bill to keep the government open, roiling Washington with brinkmanship less than 30 hours before a midnight Friday deadline for a shutdown and President Donald Trump's 100th day in office.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 6:06pm
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback proposed Thursday spending an additional $24 million over two years on armed guards and other security measures that would allow Kansas to continue banning concealed guns at state hospitals for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 6:06pm
A plan to replace the nation's busiest bus terminal has shifted focus to the facility's existing site in the heart of the city after a previous plan to move it a block west encountered strong resistance from lawmakers.
Thomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from selling real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died less than two months after the death of his business partner who recruited him to help launch the famous Southern diner chain.
Residents of Santa Fe, N.M., are considering a new tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages to boost access to pre-kindergarten. The tax is being condemned by the soft drink industry as a burden on working families, while supporters say it will pay off in reduced health care costs linked to sugar consumption and improved education.