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How AP tallied the cost of North Carolina's "bathroom bill"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:53am

The Associated Press used dozens of interviews and multiple public records requests to determine that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

Netanyahu welcomes new US ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:50am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) says he looks forward to welcoming new U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to Israel "and especially to Jerusalem."

Ohio bans sex with animals; violators could face jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:41am

It's now illegal in Ohio for people to engage in sexual conduct or related acts with animals; the state didn't have anti-bestiality laws until the change took effect last week.

3 troopers on leave following North Carolina shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:40am

Three North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers are on leave while state police investigate the shooting of a man during a confrontation following an attempted traffic stop.

The Latest: Oklahoma officer, 22, wounded in shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:33am

The Latest on a traffic-stop shooting that critically injured a suspect and an Oklahoma police officer (all times local):

Dad of boy hit by car didn't condone driver's fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:31am

The father of a 4-year-old boy hit by a vehicle in Cincinnati said he doesn't condone the subsequent slaying of the driver and is sorry for the man's family.

National Park Service: DC's cherry trees reached peak bloom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:30am

The National Park Service says Washington's famous cherry trees reached peak bloom over the weekend.

The Latest: Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:40am

The Latest on severe weather affecting parts of the United States (all times local):

The Latest: Memorial outside nightclub mourns slain man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:40am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Oklahoma officer critically hurt in traffic-stop shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:31am

Authorities say an Oklahoma police officer is in critical condition after he was shot during a traffic stop. Police say the suspected shooter was also wounded and taken to a hospital.

10 dolphins safe after being stranded on Massachusetts shore

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:00am

Animal rescuers have saved 10 of 12 dolphins that were stranded along the Massachusetts shoreline.

Family visiting South Florida hit by truck while walking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:50am

Authorities in South Florida say a pickup truck hit a family of six tourists as they were walking back to their hotel after dinner.

State Senate could vote on resolution to move Polk's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:23am

The Tennessee state Senate could decide as early as Monday on whether to approve a resolution that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be exhumed and moved to a fourth resting place.

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:22am

A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said.

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Christopher Weber and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:22am

The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said.

Hiker dies after fall in southwest Idaho recreation area

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:20am

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after falling more than 70 feet off a cliff in a southwest Idaho hiking area.

Powerful winds, large hail hit Southern Plains

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:00am

Large hail and strong winds hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma as a storm system rolled through the Southern Plains.

Sheriff: ICE arrests 26 parolees during community service

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 11:40pm

Authorities in Fort Worth say federal immigration agents arrested 26 parolees living in the country illegally as they performed community service.

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:32pm

A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 other people wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:22pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.