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Ethics reviewing Florida Rep. Hastings over staff relations

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:12pm

The House Ethics Committee says it is investigating veteran Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings’ relationship with his longtime girlfriend, who works on his staff.

Florida gun activists rally amid California school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:54pm

Dozens of students from across Florida descended on their state Capitol demanding action on gun control Thursday, a day when a deadly school shooting in California prompted panic, helplessness and determination.

Bosnian immigrant gets 8 years for supporting terrorists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:42pm

A Bosnian immigrant living in St. Louis County has been sentenced to eight years in prison and will be deported for raising money to support terrorists.

Judge won’t recuse in Alabama Democratic Party dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:42pm

An judge on Thursday refused to step aside in a lawsuit over who is in control of the Alabama Democratic Party as one side of the dispute pushed for the case to be dismissed.

Feds won’t charge officers in Virginia motorist’s death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:24pm

Federal prosecutors won’t file criminal charges against two U.S. Park Police officers who fatally shot an unarmed motorist after a chase on a northern Virginia parkway two years ago.

The Latest: School shooter gets life without parole

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:21pm

The Latest on the sentencing hearing for a teenager in a South Carolina school shooting (all times local):

The Latest: North Carolina Congress remap clears state House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:21pm

The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly redrawing the state’s congressional map (all times local):

Ex S. Carolina police chief sentenced for drug, gun charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:21pm

A former South Carolina police chief was sentenced to 30 months in prison for using drugs and illegally owning guns.

Georgia Republican ends bid for competitive House seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:20pm

A Republican Georgia state senator is ending his bid to represent a suburban Atlanta congressional district that Democrats narrowly flipped last year.

Latest: Lawyer threatens lawsuit after student death report

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:18pm

The Latest on an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player after training at a Kansas community college (all times local):

School shooter who was 14 when he killed South Carolina first grader is sentenced to life without parole

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:14pm

School shooter who was 14 when he killed South Carolina first grader is sentenced to life without parole.

Man gets life in prison in kidnapping of 8-year-old in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:01pm

A man convicted of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl as she walked with her mother along a Texas street has been sentenced to life in prison.

Florida man pleads guilty to running prostitution operation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:42pm

Federal authorities say a Florida man has pleaded guilty to operating massage parlors in three states where undocumented women from Asia were offering sex for money.

Contract approved to start $450 million Superdome overhaul

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:30pm

The state board that oversees Louisiana’s Superdome has approved a contract for the first phase of a $450 million renovation of the 44-year-old stadium.

Diplomat gets chance to tell of her ouster by Trump

Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:27pm

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine watched in disbelief as her reputation was publicly sullied in a slow-burning campaign to discredit her. She was unceremoniously ousted from her job even as her boss assured her she had done nothing wrong.

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:26pm

Mo’Nique is suing Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special.

The Latest: Woman whose husband’s body in freezer arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:54pm

The Latest on a Joplin, Missouri, woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer (all times local):

US military academy athletes can now delay service, go pro

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:49pm

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has issued new guidelines that will allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to seek waivers to delay their service and play professional sports immediately upon their graduation.

Fentanyl overdose kills Washington state Olympic athlete

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:22pm

Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose.