Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 3:26pm
Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is happy to return the favor.
Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 3:04pm
The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first notice by seeing firefighters in boats in the neighborhood.
Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 3:04pm
Residents of a small town in northern Utah struggled to comprehend Wednesday why two teenage boys plotted to rob and kill a 14-year-old girl before shooting her in the head and leaving her critically wounded in a ditch, according to prosecutors.
Kim Chandler, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 2:38pm
The murder trial of an Alabama police officer should be held in the city where the shooting occurred, prosecutors argued in a Tuesday court filing opposing defense efforts to move the high-profile trial elsewhere.
Vice President Mike Pence is visiting a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery where more than 150 headstones were damaged earlier in the week. He says there is "no place in America for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-Semitism."
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 2:16pm
An inmate who hanged himself last March at the new jail in New Orleans had been denied needed mental health treatment and was left alone in a shower "seemingly designed to facilitate suicides," his sister claims in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Michael Biesecker and Jason Dearen, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:56pm
While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated closely with fossil-fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions, newly released emails show.
Tim Talley, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:36pm
Members of an Oklahoma Senate panel criticized the costs of bringing the state's drivers licenses into compliance with a federal anti-terrorism law before deciding to send the proposal to the floor for a final vote.
A caretaker at an assisted living center who police say was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident was doing it as a prank and trying to make the man feel good, her attorney said.