Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 6:51pm
A weakened Texas voter ID law moved closer to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's desk on Tuesday, watering down an original version that a judge compared to a "poll tax" and ruled had intentionally discriminated against minorities.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 6:24pm
A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to fly, experts say.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 6:06pm
A New Jersey high school senior and another person mowed down by a driver on a Times Square sidewalk were released from hospitals Tuesday, but four other victims are still hospitalized, school and hospital officials said.
A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a former New Mexico sheriff's deputy who was charged in the shooting death of a fellow deputy during what authorities described as an alcohol-fueled dispute.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 5:35pm
The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the state Legislature.
Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 5:34pm
A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades.
Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 5:20pm
Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump's campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 4:54pm
An 18-month investigation into big game poaching in northeast Nevada has netted three convictions on charges ranging from the illegal killing of three trophy elk to interfering with state investigators.
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 4:48pm
The newly elected chair of the Utah GOP has vowed to move past a contentious lawsuit that's left the party deep in debt — a step in a moderate direction that he said Tuesday could heal divisions in the party.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 4:40pm
A Vermont police department said Tuesday it does not expect to file charges in the March protest of a guest speaker at Middlebury College who co-wrote a book discussing racial differences in intelligence.
A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration.