Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:42pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court's ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their children's birth certificates.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:38pm
An influential House committee chairman will press his case on Monday for a $705 billion defense budget in 2018, more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a level even a number of his Republican colleagues don't support.
Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:34pm
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:23pm
The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever is preparing to take her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts, along with a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory to retain a strongly Republican seat.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:04pm
Two years after the Air Force opened a massive training complex over the Northern Plains, ranchers who have complained about the military aircraft exercises say progress has been made in addressing their concerns, thanks in large part to a new advisory group.
Jim Suhr, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:03pm
An attorney for a union representing black St. Louis police officers said Monday that an off-duty black officer who was mistakenly shot by a white colleague is willing to wait for the findings of an investigation into whether race played a role.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 12:55pm
Federal agents found homemade bombs in a Montana home that may be connected to a rash of bank robberies in multiple states and to a man who is suspected of shooting at a Kansas state trooper, authorities said Monday.
Tafi Mukunyadzi, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 12:55pm
The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after his escape and that he was visiting her when he was arrested.