Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 2:21pm
Arizona would be the first state to feel the effects of Colorado River cutbacks if the water level continues to fall at drought-stricken Lake Mead, an environmental advocacy group says in a new report.
Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 2:11pm
Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade route. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 1:41pm
Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.
David Eggert and Corey Williams, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 1:36pm
Michigan announced Friday that it plans to close up to 38 underperforming schools in Detroit and other urban communities, potentially affecting 18,000 students and marking the first time that the state could close traditional public schools explicitly for academic reasons.
Mark Gillispie, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 1:31pm
City police officers with specialized training will be able to refer anyone having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to a hospital or treatment facility rather than arrest them for minor crimes, according to federal court documents filed late Thursday.
Mike Schneider, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 1:11pm
An autopsy shows that an Orlando police officer gunned down outside a Wal-Mart last week was struck four times and the fatal shot hit her neck, apparently as she lay on her back, according to an arrest affidavit filed Friday.
Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 1:02pm
An off-duty police officer and a woman he was helping were shot and killed Friday in a New Orleans suburb, and authorities were searching for a man who had been involved with the woman, officials said.
Mike Householder, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 1:01pm
In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.