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The Latest: 1 killed in Arkansas in storms; 4 dead in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:44am

The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local):

AP Explains: What is May Day?

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:35am

Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters in U.S. cities are set to protest Monday against immigration policies to mark May Day. It's an event that will also generate heated protests around the world as unions push for better rights for workers.

AP PHOTOS: Slave quarters rebuilt at Madison's Montpelier

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:35am

The homes of slaves who toiled on President James Madison's estate in Virginia are being rebuilt for the first time.

School vouchers, rising in many GOP states, founder in Texas

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:35am

Gary VanDeaver describes himself as a conservative less than a minute into many conversations. The Texas state representative blames "unelected federal judges" for imposing gay marriage on America and has been endorsed by anti-abortion groups and the National Rifle Association.

Trump's UN envoy often off-message, seems in his good graces

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:03am

Nikki Haley didn't wait to take office as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to break with the Trump administration's foreign policy stances.

Locker room assault sparks effort to heal Idaho communities

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:03am

Bukky Ogunrinola's mother taught her years ago to use caution in how she dressed and presented herself in public. Being a young black woman in Idaho meant living in a world where she's greeted with fear.

North Dakota may join states that allow otter trapping

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:56am

North Dakota will become the latest state to allow the killing of North American river otters if the state's governor signs off.

Girlfriend's on-air killing drives anchorman into politics

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:44am

The tipping point for Chris Hurst came last fall while reporting on a shooting at a rail car factory. When the camera turned off, he wept.

Biden returns to early primary state for Democratic dinner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:40am

Former Vice President Joe Biden is returning to New Hampshire to honor the nation's first all-female, all-Democratic congressional delegation.

Tornadoes leave trail of destruction in East Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:26am

Severe storms including tornadoes have swept through several small towns in East Texas, leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes.

Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:11am

President Donald Trump said in a television interview to be aired Sunday that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs.

Kansas judges back off effort to keep jurors' names secret

Allison Kite, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:53am

Kansas judges are backing off an effort to shield jurors' names in a compromise with transparency advocates who hope to avoid court secrecy.

Candidates invoke Trump's name, God in Alabama Senate race

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:52am

Seated beneath the Ten Commandments plaque that first made him a conservative icon in the culture wars, U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore invokes President Donald Trump's campaign slogan — but with his own twist.

Investments in Russia become focus in congressional race

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 11:21pm

The leading candidates for Montana's only congressional seat tangled Saturday over money, including taxes, campaign financing and $240,000 in investments by the Republican candidate that financial disclosures link to index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms that are under sanctions by the U.S. government.

Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:52pm

Nearly 50 people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in East Texas on Saturday, including one with critical injuries.

1 dead amid flooding, strong thunderstorms in Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:40pm

Flooding from heavy rains sweeping across the Midwest has killed at least one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways.

UHP: 3 killed in St George rollover not wearing seat belts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:20pm

The Utah Highway Patrol says three men killed when the SUV they were in rolled over north of St. George were not wearing seat belts.

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:02pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans.

Los Angeles deputies search for pair in rampage that kills 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 9:11pm

Authorities are searching for two men who stole a woman's SUV on Saturday, then went on a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs, killing one man and injuring up to three other people.