David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 3:46pm
The Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved a $5 million interest-free state loan to help repair a large sinkhole in suburban Detroit, narrowly rejecting a call to stick with a House plan that would instead give Macomb County a $3 million infrastructure grant.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 3:45pm
A federal judge in Hawaii questioned a government attorney Wednesday who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban after arguing that a freeze on the nation's refugee program had no effect on the state.
Matthew Daly and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 3:37pm
Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 3:34pm
The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Wednesday that a murderer's request to be spared from lethal injection be rejected, the third clemency bid knocked down this week as the state prepares an unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over 10 days in April.
Laurie Kellman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 3:25pm
The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "corrected" the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay rights groups quickly declared that it was another sign that President Donald Trump was reneging on a campaign promise to protect them.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 3:06pm
Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating courage and leadership in the face of adversity, a group she praised as "true heroes."
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 2:57pm
Across New Mexico, unusually warm March weather and virtually no rain for a month prompted dust storms that closed highways, warnings for some to stay inside and rapid mountain snow melting that could threaten drinking water supplies and farmers' irrigation needs.
John Seewer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 2:55pm
A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s was beaten in his cell and is in critical condition, state authorities said Wednesday.