News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

The Latest: Teachers gather on Arizona's Navajo reservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:23pm

The Latest on teacher protests in Arizona and Colorado (all times local):

UPDATED

Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:15pm

Bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance it.

US seeks to extradite 'El Chapo' case suspect from Caribbean

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:13pm

A Canadian known as "Russian Mike" who has been charged in the drug trafficking case involving notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sought Thursday to block his extradition to the U.S. from the Caribbean.

The Latest: Trump pleased that Pompeo is secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:06pm

The Latest on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination to serve as secretary of state (all times local):

US judge allows suit over Berkeley speakers to move forward

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:03pm

A U.S. judge is allowing a free speech lawsuit against officials at the University of California, Berkeley to move forward, although she says there is no evidence the school discriminated against speakers with conservative views.

Red-clad Arizona teachers march in 1st-ever statewide strike

Melissa Daniels and Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:54pm

A sea of teachers clad in red shirts flowed toward the Arizona Capitol on Thursday for an unprecedented walkout that closed most of the state's public schools, part of an educator uprising that bubbled up in other parts of the nation and spread west.

Trump says NKorea has made nuclear concessions before talks

Matthew Pennington and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:39pm

President Donald Trump said Thursday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un has made nuclear weapons concessions before even sitting down for talks, while the U.S. hasn't given up anything.

Conjoined twins separated at Houston hospital discharged

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:31pm

Twin girls born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen have been discharged from a Houston hospital more than three months after separation surgery.

The Latest: Waffle House suspect accused of charging woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:23pm

The Latest on a shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local):

US lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical missteps

Michael Biesecker and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:09pm

Lawmakers assailed Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday for the ethics and spending scandals that have prompted bipartisan calls for his ouster. On the defensive, the EPA chief said "half-truths" and "twisted" allegations were an effort to undermine the Trump administration's anti-regulatory agenda.

Arizona teachers are marching to demand more education funding in a historic statewide strike that's shut down schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:07pm

Arizona teachers are marching to demand more education funding in a historic statewide strike that's shut down schools.

Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

Michael R. Sisak and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:57am

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.

'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:57am

Are flowers and a card enough?

Detroit man charged in livestreamed slaying of friend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:52am

A Detroit man is charged in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old friend that was livestreamed on Instagram.

Sheriff to suspect in deputy killing: 'Turn yourself in'

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:47am

A sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and warned a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what is believed to be the first slaying of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years.

Utah Gov. would oppose medical marijuana, Medicaid measures

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:37am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will oppose ballot initiatives allowing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid in his state, but is okay with two other potential measures in November.

US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:35am

The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.

Police: Cheerleading instructor used spy camera in bathroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:33am

Police in Maryland say they've arrested a cheerleading instructor for putting a camera in a bathroom and secretly taking pictures of children and adults.

Thieves steal car with boy inside; boy safe, teen arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:22am

Bold car thieves drove up to a Georgia daycare and were seen on video stealing two unattended cars that had been left running, including one with a 6-year-old boy inside.

Police: Student posts threat to high school on Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:21am

Police say a student made a video threatening an Alabama high school and posted it on social media.