David Pitt, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 3:51pm
Former Iowa Sen. Kent Sorenson, who accepted money for endorsing presidential candidate Ron Paul in 2012, was sentenced to 15 months in prison Tuesday — even though prosecutors had sought only probation.
Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 3:40pm
University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and has been hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said Tuesday.
Vivian Salama and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 3:33pm
President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his choice for the nation's highest court.
Amy Forliti, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 3:31pm
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge's order requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock his cellphone was constitutional, a finding that is in line with similar rulings across the U.S.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 3:31pm
They line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, with their spouses and young kids in tow. When it's their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss.
Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 3:20pm
Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to a black Georgia congressman who risked his life to fight for civil rights, and he called on the NAACP to apologize to white people.