New York's health commissioner has declared influenza prevalent in the state, requiring health care workers who aren't vaccinated against it to wear masks in areas where patients are typically present.
John Rogers, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 10:51pm
President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others.
Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 10:44pm
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 9:21pm
Republicans moved within a step Thursday of cutting millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood, pushing a bill that would limit Medicaid reimbursements for certain family planning clinics through the state Assembly and on to Gov. Scott Walker.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 9:11pm
President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people are feeling across the country is finding voice in both the Republican and Democratic parties.
Rebecca Boone and Martha Bellisle, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 9:07pm
With the FBI tightening its ring around them, the last four holdouts in the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered Thursday, ending a 41-day standoff that left one man dead and exposed simmering anger over the government's control of vast expanses of Western land.