Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 5:00pm
The Alaska Senate on Tuesday passed a compromise state operating budget that restores funding for public schools, reduces a proposed cut to the university system and aims to prevent layoff warnings being sent to state workers.
Summer Ballentine, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:50pm
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday rolled out legislation aimed at helping World War II veterans she said were exposed to mustard gas by the military, a practice a daughter of one Missouri veteran said led to chronic health issues for her father.
Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:40pm
A federal judge Tuesday sentenced the former head of the nation's largest public pension fund to four and 1/2 years in prison in a case in which the pension fund CEO acknowledged accepting more than $200,000 in bribes and trying to steer investments to help an associate.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:30pm
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 that complying with it could cost the government and taxpayers millions of dollars over the next few years.
Tom Coyne, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:11pm
President Barack Obama came to Elkhart County less than a month after he took office, visiting the Indiana manufacturing center that was then struggling in the depths of the Great Recession to highlight his economic policies.
Stephen Braun, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:00pm
A veteran aide to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she discussed Clinton's private email server with a technical aide who helped set up and run the system, according to a court deposition released Tuesday by a conservative legal group.
Elliot Spagat, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 3:41pm
Trump University instructed employees on how to play on peoples' emotions to get them to buy more expensive seminars for succeeding in real estate, according to nearly 400 pages of court documents unsealed Tuesday.