Matthew Lee and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:04pm
U.S. prosecutors said Thursday they have dismissed all criminal charges against seven of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards stemming from a brawl in Washington last year in which protesters were beaten. The charges were dropped last month just a day ahead of a meeting between Erdogan and now-outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, but the State Department said the timing was coincidental.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:56pm
Some of those who called 911 during the confusion after a cellphone and broadcast alert mistakenly warned of a ballistic missile headed to Hawaii were relieved there was no danger, while others were angry about the scare, according to a sampling of emergency calls released by the Honolulu Police Department.
A federal judge has granted California's request to question the nation's top immigration enforcer in a lawsuit brought by the Trump administration over California laws to protect immigrants in the country illegally.
Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:42pm
President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel's Russia investigation resigned Thursday, shaking up the legal team just as Trump intensifies attacks on an inquiry he calls nothing more than a witch hunt.
Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:28pm
The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is suing a city north of Anchorage and members of its police force, alleging officers wrongfully detained a Peruvian man over his immigration status after his attempt to break up a bar fight left him beaten and bloodied.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:22pm
The House intelligence committee voted Thursday to approve its final report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, ending its inquiry and giving a final endorsement to the GOP conclusion there was no coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.
Vermont, considered by many to be one of the most liberal states in the country with a higher-than-average percentage of women serving in the state Legislature, is the only state to have never sent a woman to Congress.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:16pm
Stocks plunged Thursday after the Trump administration slapped sanctions on goods and investment from China. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 700 points as investors feared that trade tensions between the world's largest economies would escalate.
John Seewer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:16pm
Ohio for the first time is designating the entire western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of the toxic algae that has fouled drinking water and closed beaches in recent years, officials said Thursday.