Sharon Cohen, Associated Press | Posted
May 20th - 10:08pm
On opposite sides of the county jail, a mother and her son chat about school, girls, birthday gifts — and their future together. They aren't allowed to see each other face-to-face, so the inmate and the fifth-grader connect by video.
Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted
May 20th - 9:39pm
Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding.
Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | Posted
May 20th - 8:52pm
The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.
Michael Weissenstein and Bert Wilkinson, Associated Press | Posted
May 20th - 6:14pm
The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.
Corey Williams, Associated Press | Posted
May 20th - 8:59am
A nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler with a weapon in his hand towering over a Native American that some say celebrates white supremacy has been dismantled by crews in southwestern Michigan's Kalamazoo.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | Posted
May 20th - 8:48am
A remote Vermont community down on its luck had looked forward in 2012 to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs. It now sees just a vacant demolished block that some residents refer to as "the hole."
Kyle Potter, Associated Press | Posted
May 19th - 11:52pm
The Minnesota Legislature careened Saturday toward a messy and potentially inconclusive ending, as Republican leaders cut away from negotiations and planned to work overnight to send Gov. Mark Dayton a package of government spending measures and a tax bill that the Democratic governor indicated he wouldn't sign.