Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 10:30am
The Justice Department pushed back Tuesday against a Texas judge's demand that its lawyers attend an ethics course, saying the sanction is inappropriate and could cost the government and taxpayers millions of dollars.
Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 10:11am
House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a state budget that restores funding for public schools, reduces a cut to the university system and is aimed at keeping state workers from receiving layoff warnings.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 9:30am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a short-term budget fix on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to give the state some temporary stability during a nearly yearlong spat between the Republican and Democratic lawmakers over a spending plan.
Danica Coto, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 7:50am
It was the wedding of one of her best friends, and Natalie Kao was going to be a bridesmaid in a fun, tropical setting on a small island just off the east coast of Puerto Rico. But the prevalence of the Zika virus across the U.S. territory gave her pause.