Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press | Posted May 2nd - 3:30am
Japan's foreign minister announced a multibillion-dollar initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.
Thomas Beaumont and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted May 2nd - 1:50am
Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted May 2nd - 12:30am
The Kansas House approved a budget-balancing plan early Monday morning after its Republican leaders touted it as a measure protecting public schools, even in giving GOP Gov. Sam Brownback broad discretion to cut spending across state government.
Scott McFetridge, Associated Press | Posted May 2nd - 12:21am
Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs.
Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted May 1st - 4:01pm
Arkansas' public schools, child welfare system and Medicaid program are set to receive funding increases while additional money is being tucked away for unexpected needs under a proposed $5.3 billion state budget unveiled Sunday.