Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 4:24pm
A suspended diplomat from the Dominican Republic pleaded guilty to new charges in a United Nations bribery scheme on Thursday, revealing himself as a key witness at a Chinese billionaire's trial next month.
A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting an Indianapolis police officer was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday following emotional testimony from the officer's widow and mother.
Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 4:15pm
The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible.
U.S. diplomats used a meeting with their Iranian counterparts to press the release of Americans being detained in Iran, the Trump administration said Thursday. It is the first public acknowledgment of direct U.S.-Iranian discussions since President Donald Trump took office.
Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 4:15pm
Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV network.
University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 4:06pm
Since arriving in Washington in 2009, Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been a political mainstay, doggedly investigating Democrats, frequently appearing on cable TV and regularly updating his legions of social media followers with photos of himself, his family and even his dog, Ruby.
Police in Connecticut say former faculty and staff members accused of sexual misconduct at the prestigious Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school can't be charged because too much time has passed since the alleged crimes occurred.
In a March 31 story about the process for receiving immunity, The Associated Press in one location erroneously identified Robert Kelner as the attorney for President Donald Trump. He is the lawyer for Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser.
Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun laws as its annual convention unfolds this weekend in Atlanta.
Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 3:34pm
After voting unanimously for a resolution honoring a Confederate general, slave trader and early Ku Klux Klan leader, Tennessee lawmakers denounced the measure Thursday and said they were tricked into supporting it.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 3:33pm
Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at Penn Station, the nation's busiest rail station, are likely to see more delays this summer because it's in dire need of repair work, Amtrak officials said Thursday.