Meredith Hoffman and Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 1:24pm
Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to scuffle — and even threaten gun violence — as tense divides over hardline immigration policies boiled over.
A retired New York City firefighter who spent months at the World Trade Center site digging through debris after the 9/11 attack and then fought for health care for first responders even when wracked with late-stage cancer has died.
Martha Bellisle and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 12:24pm
The mother of one of the girls who was the target of a hate-filled rant against Muslims on a Portland train has said she is overwhelmed with gratitude and sadness for the strangers who were stabbed to death when they came to her daughter's defense.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 12:14pm
Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away as more prescriptions disappear.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 11:14am
President Donald Trump expressed his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude Monday to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind, hailing as heroes the hundreds of thousands buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 11:02am
If judges sign off on Republican legislation that curtails the new governor's control over state and local elections, future balloting could be wracked with confusion, unethical politicians could go unpunished and campaign finance tricks could continue unabated, Democratic lawyers contend.