Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:48pm
Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.
Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:32pm
A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday.
Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:32pm
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:14pm
A gunman in a deadly New Mexico school shooting had no drugs or alcohol in his system the day of the December rampage and an autopsy revealed a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, bruised knuckles and faint ink markings on his leg that included a swastika symbol.
Steve Leblanc, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:08pm
A longtime Boston prosecutor who handled cases involving former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and a murdered girl who washed ashore in a trash bag and came to be known as Baby Doe says he's not running for re-election.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 5:58pm
Hawaii's nuclear missile scare showed that the state began testing alerts before fully developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat and that a public outreach campaign months earlier wasn't effective, said a report released Tuesday.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 5:45pm
A Republican Idaho state senator yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic lawmaker.
Will Weissert and Michael Graczyk, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 5:36pm
The Texas parole board on Tuesday made a rare recommendation to commute a death sentence, unanimously endorsing a "lesser penalty" for a man set to be executed this week for masterminding the killings of his mother and brother.
Mitchell Willetts, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 5:32pm
In a Kansas governor's race that's already wild and crowded, more than half a dozen of the prospective candidates are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.