Jesse J. Holland and Gerald Herbert, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 5:49pm
A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 5:45pm
The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat.
David Koenig, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 5:33pm
The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer — the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month.
A man who a witness said was angry about the killing of a black man by police in Missouri pleaded no contest Monday to igniting a huge inferno in downtown Los Angeles that destroyed a block of apartments under construction.
Matthew Daly and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 4:54pm
President Donald Trump will sign executive orders this week aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations made by his predecessors, continuing the Republican's assault on Democratic President Barack Obama's environmental legacy.
Robert M. Pirsig, whose philosophical novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88.
John O'Connor, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 4:34pm
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's technology czar has contracted to spend $208,000 in tax dollars for two professional memberships even though the state is without a budget and is billions of dollars in debt, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market.
For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 4:01pm
Foreign governments that rely on the services of private criminal hackers leave their operations vulnerable to being exposed and disrupted, creating a "silver living" for U.S. law enforcement investigations of cyberattacks, a top Justice Department official said Monday.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 3:42pm
A federal prosecutor said Monday that politically connected lawyers are using inaccuracies to whitewash charges against a prominent Turkish businessman as they try to get Turkey's president and U.S. officials to resolve the case diplomatically.
Ryan J. Foley and Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 3:33pm
A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving ahead despite budget cuts that are slicing an array of state programs and services, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.