Matthew Lee and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:04pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization."
Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:04pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott met Wednesday with representatives of a gun-control group and the Texas State Rifle Association for more discussions about school safety after the shooting that killed 10 people near Houston.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:02pm
A Milwaukee man accused of killing a teenager with a hammer and knife — and later burning the body — called police during the attack to make it seem like someone broke into the house, but officers never arrived, prosecutors said in court documents Wednesday.
Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:00pm
Describing gang violence inflicted by MS-13 members in chilling and gruesome detail, President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to make "radical" changes to U.S. aid practices by withholding government assistance from countries whose criminals infiltrate the United States.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:48pm
Michigan lawmakers were at odds Wednesday over a decision to scale back a proposed expansion of the state's mandatory reporting law that arose from the Larry Nassar abuse scandal, with one state senator vowing to keep fighting to add paid coaches and athletic trainers to the list of professionals who must report suspected child abuse to the authorities.
The American Civil Liberties Union has released documents detailing widespread allegations of misconduct by U.S. border authorities toward children, including kicking one in the ribs, denying medical attention to a pregnant teen who complained of pain and threatening others with sexual abuse.
Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:43pm
Leaders of the notorious Mexican Mafia "gang of gangs" were charged Wednesday with running a government-like operation to control drug trafficking from inside Los Angeles County jails that included ordering violence against those who didn't obey.