Will Weissert and Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 3:56pm
Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association's annual meeting two weeks ago. And until Monday, the governor's re-election website was raffling off a shotgun.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and two women who were speaking Spanish at a gas station in northern Montana, the agency said Monday. Allegations have been made before of law-enforcement officers in Montana racially profiling people to find out their immigration status.
Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 3:44pm
The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens.
The son of a Boston police captain pleaded guilty Monday to plotting to use guns and homemade bombs to attack a college campus to support the Islamic State group, three years after his arrest after his father alerted the FBI.
A federal judge has sternly reminded a former CIA employee who may face charges connected to a leak at the agency that he can't discuss sensitive material covered by a protective order with anyone other than his attorney.
The nation's largest federal court circuit is establishing a new position to oversee discrimination and sex harassment training following the resignation of a judge facing sexual misconduct allegations.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 3:08pm
Four Senate Democrats asked Scott Pruitt on Monday for details about a new legal defense fund to help the Environmental Protection Agency administrator as he weathers a series of federal ethics investigations.