Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:56pm
Arkansas' governor on Monday set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in an attempt to resume the death penalty after a nearly 12-year hiatus, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death.
A former campaign worker for Britain's right-wing U.K. Independence Party will be sentenced in U.S. federal court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to wire fraud in a scheme to steal money by posing as a money launderer.
Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:34pm
A federal magistrate in Seattle said Monday he will not hold an immediate hearing to consider releasing a man arrested by immigration agents despite his participation in federal program to protect people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:34pm
President Donald Trump warned Monday that the nation's health care system was in danger of imploding and said Congress must make fundamental changes to the sweeping health law passed by his predecessor.
Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:07pm
President Donald Trump met China's top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled with key Asian powers to discuss tensions with North Korea, which have been stoked by a recent missile test and an airport killing officials believe was ordered by Pyongyang.
A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted shooting two people, but described them as Iranian.
Andrew Taylor and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:38pm
The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The result is that Trump's initial budget wouldn't dent budget deficits projected to run about $500 billion.