Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:15pm
The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.
Amy Taxin, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:07pm
An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested.
Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly opened fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others, but authorities declined to say if the attack was racially-motivated.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:48pm
Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
Rick Callahan, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:05pm
The sole winning ticket for an estimated $435.3 million Powerball jackpot — the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history — was sold at a northern Indiana convenience store where a store official said Thursday she hopes the winner is someone local.
Holly Ramer, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:04pm
The lead lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate charged with sexual assault defended his handling of the case Thursday, saying his team prevented "toxic" and damaging evidence from being presented at trial.