Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 3:30pm
Illinois appears poised to enter a second year without a budget as Democrats who rule the Legislature press on with a spending plan Gov. Bruce Rauner opposes while rejecting his call for a short-term deal before they finish work Tuesday.
In a story May 28 about a gorilla shot and killed after a child fell into its enclosure, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Cincinnati Zoo, reported erroneously the child's age. He is 3, not 4.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 3:10pm
The Justice Department pushed back Tuesday against a Texas judge's demand that its lawyers attend an ethics course, saying the sanction is inappropriate and that complying with it could cost the government and taxpayers millions of dollars over the next few years.
In a story May 29 about Manhattan apartments costing $100 million and more, The Associated Press erroneously conflated the names of two skyscrapers being built on 57th Street. The Central Park Tower is being built at 225 W. 57th St. and will be 1,550 feet high. A second tower, at 111 W. 57th St., will be 1,438 feet high.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 2:10pm
North Carolina's largest health insurer wants to raise rates by an average of nearly 19 percent next year for individual policies sold on the online insurance marketplace, officials said Tuesday, but federal officials say most customers likely would pay less because of the federal subsidies.