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Vermont now only US state to never send a woman to Congress

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:27am

Vermont is now the only state to have never sent a woman to Congress.

The Latest: Parkland students on cover of Time magazine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:26am

The Latest on the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida (all times local):


Nor'easter rolls into New England as millions begin cleanup

Ted Shaffrey and Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:24am

The latest nor'easter lost some punch as it rolled into New England on Thursday, as millions of people elsewhere in the Northeast dug out from the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places, knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers and had many wishing for more spring-like weather.

Former Virginia police officer arrested on drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:17am

A former Virginia police officer has been arrested in Idaho after federal authorities say he conspired to deal heroin and cocaine and told his co-conspirators the identity of a confidential FBI informant.

Reports: FBI investigated AG for possible false statements

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:16am

Published reports say the FBI investigated Attorney General Jeff Sessions for possible false statements to Congress.

Trial delayed for Connecticut driver in crash that killed 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:11am

The trial of a Connecticut man police say was driving an SUV that crashed in Massachusetts, killing four passengers, has been delayed because he has a new lawyer.

Jamaican flight crew member charged with sneaking in cocaine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:10am

Federal authorities say a flight crew member arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport from Jamaica with four packages of cocaine taped to his legs.

Authorities identify body found in Lake Coeur d'Alene

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:58am

Authorities say the body found earlier this month in Lake Coeur d'Alene is the man who went missing during a February outing on the lake.

Troopers to patrol at Florida school where massacre happened

Terry Spencer and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:54am

Already heightened security was being bolstered Thursday at the Florida high school that became the scene of a massacre last month, with Gov. Rick Scott ordering eight highway patrol troopers to help secure the grounds. The move came after the shooting suspect's brother was arrested on campus, two students were caught carrying knives and another made online threats.

Mattis praises Saudis for humanitarian aid to Yemen

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:45am

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is applauding Saudi Arabia for its humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen.

Police release videos of fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Don Thompson and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:40am

Two officers yelled for a suspect to show his hands, then shouted "Gun! Gun! Gun!" moments before fatally shooting the man, who turned out to be unarmed, audio from body camera footage released by Sacramento police shows.

Forecasters: New round of heavy rain hits California

Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:30am

Although the first wave of a worrisome Pacific storm didn't cause any major problems in California, a new round of heavy rain arrived Thursday, leaving authorities and disaster-weary residents on edge.

Police: Man beaten outside club drives into crowd, killing 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:25am

Authorities say a man being beaten by several people outside of a Houston club fled to his car and then drove into the crowd in an apparent act of retaliation, striking at least four people and killing one of them.

US says new protections will help build cod population

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:14am

The federal government is touting new protections for young cod as a way to help rebuild the population of the fish.

The Latest: New round of heavy rain enters California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:04am

The Latest on California storms (all times local):

Kentucky man indicted for fatal shooting of police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:47am

A Kentucky man has been formally charged in the fatal shooting of a police officer last week.

1 South Carolina agency lets employees bring babies to work

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:37am

One state agency in South Carolina is getting an early start on Bring Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Tornado damage closes Alabama university until early April

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:36am

The Jacksonville State University president says the school will be closed until April 2 as officials assess the damage of Monday's tornado.

Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:36am

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in a rhetorical smackdown over who could clean the other's clock in a brawl.

Miccosukee tribe seizes non-native dad's newborn in hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:19am

A clash between the authority of a sovereign Indian nation and non-native officials is shaping up in Florida, where tribal police entered a hospital in Miami to seize a newborn from her parents, a Miccosukee mother and a white father.