Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:26 pm AKDT
Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

It was a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS' "Late Late Show.".

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:32 am AKDT

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:13 am AKDT

Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:22 am AKDT
OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 8:01 am AKDT
Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:05 am AKDT
Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:19 am AKDT

Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 2:41 am AKDT
Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:11 pm AKDT
APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:01 pm AKDT
Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 10:22 am AKDT
Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:01 pm AKDT
Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:31 am AKDT

APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 9:16 am AKDT
Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 4:22 am AKDT

Plea deal possible in murder case over woman set on fire

A judge in the trial of a man who authorities say set his ex-girlfriend on fire and caused her death has told attorneys in the case not to overlook the possibility of a plea agreement.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:14 am AKDT

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

Florida authorities say they've arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 5:31 am AKDT
Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns

Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:21 am AKDT
Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support

Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support

Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 7:46 am AKDT
Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 11:04 pm AKDT
Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

Medical group abruptly cancels plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal agency pulls funding.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 2:53 pm AKDT

Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives last year in the first full year after a 2016 law made the option legal.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:34 pm AKDT
Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 10:36 am AKDT
Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

A memorial will be unveiled Saturday in Valdez, Alaska, honoring four Alaska National Guard members killed during a humanitarian mission in 1964.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 7:48 am AKDT
Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:47 am AKDT
Campers, bear escape Montana flood as severe weather hits US

Campers, bear escape Montana flood as severe weather hits US

Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 11:06 pm AKDT
Romney making final pitch ahead of Senate primary in Utah

Romney making final pitch ahead of Senate primary in Utah

Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch before Tuesday's Senate primary.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 7:48 am AKDT
8 vie in primaries to succeed centrist Colorado governor

8 vie in primaries to succeed centrist Colorado governor

Colorado is holding primaries to select the top two contenders to succeed Gov. John Hickenlooper, a centrist Democrat who is term-limited.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 7:34 am AKDT
Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families

Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families

Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the US-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:49 pm AKDT

Minnesota GOP chair says she faced racism from within party

Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says she has been the target of racist and sexist attacks from fellow Republicans.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 8:17 am AKDT

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 6:02 am AKDT

Pilot of Saudi royal family jet arrested in Maine

A pilot on a Saudi Arabian royal family jet that landed in Maine was arrested on a warrant for theft out of Florida.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 5:42 am AKDT
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 2:12 am AKDT
Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 11:42 pm AKDT

Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas deputy deaths

A suspect is charged in the deaths of two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot in the line of duty.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:10 am AKDT
The Latest: Kansas welfare agency says children's needs met

The Latest: Kansas welfare agency says children's needs met

The U.N human rights office says President Donald Trump's decision to stop the U.S. policy separating migrant parents from their children doesn't go far enough.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:31 am AKDT
Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp

Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp

Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in Rowher, Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:37 pm AKDT
Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primaries

Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primaries

Colorado is joining other states in allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in Democratic and Republican party primaries.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:00 am AKDT

Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups has sued the Boston Public Schools to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:29 am AKDT
Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

A Pennsylvania District Attorney says a black teen fatally shot by an officer as fled from a traffic stop had an empty gun clip in his pocket, but the family's attorney says that has no bearing on whether the shooting was justified.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:30 am AKDT
Car dealers gear up for Saudi women to hit the roads

Car dealers gear up for Saudi women to hit the roads

Car companies are looking to boost their sales in Saudi Arabia by pitching their brands to women, who'll be allowed to drive for the first time starting Sunday.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:43 am AKDT
Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 11:11 pm AKDT
Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:51 pm AKDT
Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

'Pro-family' groups offer muted response to separation of parents and children at border.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:00 am AKDT

2 Senate rivals get attention for different reasons

A Republican and Democrat hoping to unseat Maine's popular independent Sen. Angus King are getting some attention, one for his arrest, the other for his dance moves.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:56 am AKDT
California court hears tales of shackled, starved children

California court hears tales of shackled, starved children

A judge deciding whether a California couple should face trial on charges of child abuse has heard a chilling 911 call from a teenager and viewed photographs of the girl's two sisters shackled to beds.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:21 pm AKDT

Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools

Chicago Public Schools letters obtained by The Associated Press show the district permitted a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he resigned from the priesthood in a sexual abuse case.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:28 am AKDT
Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:39 am AKDT
Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during 1 last visit

Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during 1 last visit

A Pearl Harbor survivor has said what could be his final goodbye to the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died nearly eight decades ago.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 10:11 pm AKDT

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 11:17 am AKDT
Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

First lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:29 am AKDT
Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon has been placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 9:27 am AKDT
Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:43 am AKDT
Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 4:32 pm AKDT
Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 10:42 pm AKDT
Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings

Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings

Prosecutors are expected to make their case against a Southern California couple accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 10:41 pm AKDT
Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor a formidable candidate

Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor a formidable candidate

Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor is likely to give challengers a run for their money in the upcoming Democratic primary _ despite her failure to convict officers in connection with the death of a black man while in police custody.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:10 am AKDT
People donate millions to help separated families

People donate millions to help separated families

In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 3:42 pm AKDT
AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 9:41 pm AKDT

Prosecutor: Drunken man caused fatal crash during test drive

Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man was drunk and on drugs while test-driving a truck and was trying to "see what it was capable of" when he caused a deadly crash.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:49 am AKDT
Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:43 am AKDT

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

Texas authorities have identified a dead child found washed ashore in South Texas eight months ago and accused the child's mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:22 am AKDT
LAPD's highly-produced body camera video draws scrutiny

LAPD's highly-produced body camera video draws scrutiny

Los Angeles police are drawing scrutiny from community members after releasing professionally produced and edited body camera video.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:45 am AKDT

Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos, confusion

Police body-camera videos from the night of the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip show the chaos and confusion officers faced as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:21 pm AKDT
The Latest: Malnourished California girl had arms of infant

The Latest: Malnourished California girl had arms of infant

A preliminary hearing has begun for a Southern California couple accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 8:51 am AKDT

AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 11:31 am AKDT
Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

Nevada will carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 12:51 pm AKDT

Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

The Mormon church is for the first time posting the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny for sexual questions that sometimes arise.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 11:56 am AKDT

At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 5:12 pm AKDT

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:21 am AKDT
Piece of sunken USS Arizona heading to Texas war memorial

Piece of sunken USS Arizona heading to Texas war memorial

A piece of a battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:01 am AKDT
At Mexico border, US mayors say humanitarian crisis persists

At Mexico border, US mayors say humanitarian crisis persists

Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 10:22 am AKDT

The Latest: Bear suspected in missing Alaska hiker's death

Alaska authorities say a missing man has been found dead near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a brown bear near a suburb of Alaska's largest city.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:31 pm AKDT
ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:31 pm AKDT
What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 9:13 pm AKDT

APNewsBreak: Meadowlands plans sports betting near NYC

APNewsBreak: The Meadowlands Racetrack plans to bring legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep next month.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 8:33 pm AKDT

Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:09 am AKDT
Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 9:12 pm AKDT

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 5:01 am AKDT
Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 12:34 pm AKDT

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 8:01 am AKDT

NTSB says plane gave several warnings before crash into lake

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report that says the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland killing all six people onboard issued multiple warnings about the aircraft's altitude.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:07 pm AKDT
Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

Researchers find remains of 2 Civil War soldiers buried in surgeon's pit with batch of severed limbs on a Virginia battlefield.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 12:52 pm AKDT

ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:31 am AKDT

Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 8:22 am AKDT
Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:32 am AKDT
Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

The family of fashion designer Kate Spade says her father died on the eve of her funeral in her hometown of Kansas City.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:32 pm AKDT
Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 9:13 pm AKDT

Uzbek refugee found guilty of supporting terror group

A refugee from Uzbekistan has been found guilty of conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization himself.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:46 am AKDT

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:33 am AKDT

Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to sage grouse protections in six Western states by eliminating special designations for crucial habitat as well as keeping areas open for mining.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:31 am AKDT
Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 8:51 pm AKDT
AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?

AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?

The government hasn't worked out a streamlined way to reunite kids and parents separated at the border under the new zero-tolerance policy requiring all immigrants who cross the border illegally to be prosecuted.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 10:44 am AKDT
The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

Family: Fashion designer Kate Spade's father dies on the eve of her funeral.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 7:33 pm AKDT

Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 9:02 am AKDT
New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

Government study shows newer flu vaccine was only slightly more effective in seniors than traditional shots.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:23 am AKDT

Leaders of largest US black denomination decry separations

The United States' largest black denomination has convened its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, and its leaders are denouncing the separation of immigrant children from families at the border.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:21 am AKDT
Rights group worried about immigrants dying in custody

Rights group worried about immigrants dying in custody

The death of a Vietnamese man under hospitalization after falling ill in custody in Arizona is bringing new attention to conditions for jailed immigrants just as the Trump administration moves to detain more people as it separates parents from children.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:56 am AKDT
The Latest: Chicago teen apologizes in Facebook feud slaying

The Latest: Chicago teen apologizes in Facebook feud slaying

A Chicago teenager who killed another girl during a street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy will be eligible for parole next April.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:31 am AKDT
Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 8:35 am AKDT

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