Scientists studying the world's first submarine to sink an enemy ship said Wednesday that the doomed Confederate crew did not release an emergency mechanism that could have helped the vessel surface quickly.
Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 2:05pm
The Organization of American States adopted a resolution Wednesday condemning human rights abuses committed by Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians since massive protests against President Daniel Ortega began in mid-April.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 2:01pm
Oklahoma's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules on medical marijuana it adopted last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter wrote Wednesday in a letter to the head of the agency.
Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 1:53pm
A 29-year-old gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent was likely in contact with Kremlin operatives while living in the United States, prosecutors said Wednesday in court papers that also accused her of using sex and deception to forge influential connections.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 1:51pm
Arkansas prison officials said Wednesday their search for new lethal injection drugs is on hold until the Legislature adds manufacturers to a law that keeps the state's suppliers of execution drugs secret, a move that means the state is unlikely to put any inmates to death this year.
Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 1:49pm
In an instantly controversial new comment on Russia, President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to deny the longtime U.S. foe was still targeting American elections, a claim sharply at odds with recent public warnings from his top intelligence chief.
Rick Callahan, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 1:29pm
A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Wednesday that calls for the Republican's resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation.