16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California's attorney general says at least a dozen states will join a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 2:23 PM AKST
Vandal topples wax statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Vandal topples wax statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 6:23 AM AKST
No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

Jussie Smollett's attorneys say there are no plans for the "Empire" actor to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 9:23 AM AKST
N. Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

N. Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

North Carolina elections officials say the country's last undecided congressional election was marred by falsified signatures, blank ballots that consultants could complete and disappearing documents.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
Police: More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

Police: More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

Police say more than a dozen people are trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 7:43 PM AKST
Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

A Mexican man detained by Border Patrol for illegal re-entry died Monday at a hospital in Texas.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 6:43 PM AKST
Southern Baptist president says database of abusers possible

Southern Baptist president says database of abusers possible

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention says the denomination must act to fight sexual abuse.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 7:03 PM AKST
Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

The man who killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant took a gun he wasn't allowed to have to a job he must have known he was about to lose.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
Protests slam Trump's declaration as states ready lawsuit

Protests slam Trump's declaration as states ready lawsuit

Protesters are gathering in cities around the country to decry President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 12:23 PM AKST
Strike 2: West Virginia teachers walking out again

Strike 2: West Virginia teachers walking out again

Strike 2: West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over a complex education bill, nearly a year to the day that they embarked on a nine-day walkout that started the national 'Red4Ed' movement.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 9:23 PM AKST
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:03 PM AKST
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 10:43 AM AKST
Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

Jussie Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged on social media.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 2:33 PM AKST
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 6:13 AM AKST
W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education bill

W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education bill

West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as retaliation for a nine-day walkout last year.

Monday, February 18th 2019, 3:33 PM AKST
N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally

N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally

The North Carolina State Board of Elections is holding a hearing on ballot fraud allegations in the nation's last undecided congressional election.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 9:23 PM AKST
More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five co-workers who were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 7:33 PM AKST
Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

Chicago police and representatives for Jussie Smollett are keeping quiet about the investigation into a reported attack on the "Empire" actor.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 11:03 AM AKST
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 8:03 AM AKST
Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

The victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
School board in Virginia may end transgender bathroom ban

School board in Virginia may end transgender bathroom ban

A transgender teen says his former high school is refusing to update the gender listed on his transcript.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 5:13 AM AKST
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

Emergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 5:53 AM AKST
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

Scientists find that a NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 7:53 AM AKST
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

Opportunity Lost: NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after an unexpected 15 years.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 10:13 AM AKST
El Nino is back but it's late, weak and probably no big deal

El Nino is back but it's late, weak and probably no big deal

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says El Nino is back, but it is weak.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 5:13 AM AKST
Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 2:43 PM AKST
Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Authorities warn that mudslides are possible even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering a debris flow that destroyed homes, and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 7:14 PM AKST
Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 4:03 AM AKST
Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants

Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants

A Los Angeles federal judge has permanently blocked the Trump administration from favoring police departments that cooperate with immigration officials when issuing some law enforcement grants.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 2:33 PM AKST
California governor wants users to profit from online data

California governor wants users to profit from online data

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 3:13 PM AKST
Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner

Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner

Hearing by state Elections Board could reveal whether the nation's last undecided congressional election was either tainted by so much ballot tampering that a winner could not be declared.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 4:53 AM AKST
Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 9:43 AM AKST
NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

Drums, dragons and dancers are parading through New York's Chinatown to ring in the Year of the Pig.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 10:33 AM AKST
Suspect in killing of 4 hostages during standoff has died

Suspect in killing of 4 hostages during standoff has died

Authorities say a 34-year-old man suspected of killing 4 people inside a Mississippi home during a hostage standoff has died at a hospital.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 3:03 PM AKST
World's oldest known wild bird hatches chick on Midway Atoll

World's oldest known wild bird hatches chick on Midway Atoll

Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known wild bird has become a mother again at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 12:43 PM AKST
The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attack

The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attack

Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the "Empire" actor played a role in the assault on him.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 8:23 PM AKST
Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'

Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'

Chicago police say "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Jussie Smollett has shifted.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 5:03 PM AKST
Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died.

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 6:43 AM AKST
APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

Attorney Gloria Allred tells The Associated Press she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape purportedly showing R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 9:53 AM AKST
Judge: Mississippi suit to cover all who lost voting rights

Judge: Mississippi suit to cover all who lost voting rights

A federal judge says a handful of former Mississippi convicts who are suing to have their voting rights restored can represent everyone who falls into that category.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 7:23 AM AKST
Judge limits public comments in Trump confidant Stone's case

Judge limits public comments in Trump confidant Stone's case

A federal judge has issued a gag order in the case of Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 11:23 AM AKST
Vegas prosecutors say tech billionaire facing drug charges

Vegas prosecutors say tech billionaire facing drug charges

Felony drug charges have been filed against a California tech mogul and Marsy's Law victim rights advocate arrested in August with what police said were briefcases full of drugs in a Las Vegas Strip hotel.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 1:43 PM AKST
The Latest: CEO: Gunman passed background check when hired

The Latest: CEO: Gunman passed background check when hired

Police say the fired worker who killed five people at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, was able to buy the gun he used because an initial background check didn't catch that he had a prior felony conviction in Mississippi.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 9:13 AM AKST
21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage says he didn't talk about his British citizenship before because he didn't want to get deported.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 5:23 AM AKST
Oakland teachers announce strike over pay, class sizes

Oakland teachers announce strike over pay, class sizes

The union representing 3,000 teachers in Oakland announces strike starting Thursday.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 1:13 PM AKST
Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

The victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 4:13 PM AKST
Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

Police say a 15-year employee being fired from a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 9:23 PM AKST
Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

Chicago police have released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 9:33 PM AKST
Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 4:03 PM AKST
Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border

Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border

Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state's new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol it, the Anchorage Daily News reports.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 3:13 PM AKST
Medical emergency triggers stampede at San Francisco theater

Medical emergency triggers stampede at San Francisco theater

Chaos broke out during a performance of the musical "Hamilton" at San Francisco's Orpheum theater after audience members mistook a medical emergency for a shooting.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 10:53 AM AKST
Mormons up missionary calls home from twice yearly to weekly

Mormons up missionary calls home from twice yearly to weekly

Parents of Mormon missionaries will be able to hear their children's voices a lot more often under new rules announced Friday that allow the proselytizing youngsters to call home every week instead of only twice a year.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 1:13 PM AKST
Reform, once avoided, now embraced in Chicago mayor's race

Reform, once avoided, now embraced in Chicago mayor's race

Once a dirty word in Chicago, 'reform' is now on the lips of the city's 14 mayoral candidates.

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 9:43 AM AKST
Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are finding clues that depression might worsen the decline.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:34 AM AKST
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER

Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER

Medicare ambulance rides could include option of going to urgent care or doctor's office.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 12:53 PM AKST
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

Health officials say the flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job protecting Americans this winter.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:03 AM AKST
9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 11:53 AM AKST
Attorney: Process behind census question 'rotten'

Attorney: Process behind census question 'rotten'

An attorney for the state of California says the process behind Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' decision to add a citizenship question to the U.S. Census was rotten to its core.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 11:43 AM AKST
Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

A shooter has been apprehended after opening fire in an industrial park in in Aurora, Illinois.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 12:43 PM AKST
Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

Chicago police says local media reports that allege the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 5:43 AM AKST
The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being fired

The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being fired

A suburban Chicago school district is keeping its students in classrooms as police investigate an active shooter situation at an industrial park in Aurora.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 12:23 PM AKST
California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California's governor and attorney general and say they will sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 10:43 AM AKST
Judge: Hernandez's child can't sue NFL over brain disease

Judge: Hernandez's child can't sue NFL over brain disease

A federal judge says the 6-year-old daughter of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez missed a 2014 deadline to opt out of the $1 billion concussion settlement and can't separately sue the league over his diagnosis of a degenerative brain disease.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 8:23 AM AKST
Portland police texts with far-right group spark probe

Portland police texts with far-right group spark probe

A member of Portland's city council said she is not shocked by a newspaper report that the commander for the police rapid response team exchanged friendly text messages with a leader of far-right protests that have rocked the city.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 8:43 AM AKST
California teachers say announcement on strike coming

California teachers say announcement on strike coming

The union representing teachers in Oakland, California, says it will make an announcement Saturday about a potential strike, a day after a neutral fact-finding report was to be issued.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 2:03 PM AKST
ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas

Texas newspapers report the U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding immigrants on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 4:53 PM AKST
Chief: Officer lied in affidavit before deadly Houston raid

Chief: Officer lied in affidavit before deadly Houston raid

Houston's police chief says a lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which two residents were killed and four officers were wounded during a gun battle.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 3:03 PM AKST
AP Exclusive: Lawsuit claims discrimination by foster agency

AP Exclusive: Lawsuit claims discrimination by foster agency

A South Carolina mother is accusing a federally funded foster agency of not working with her because she's Catholic.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 8:13 AM AKST
Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatened

Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatened

There's snow plow rage in Spokane after storms dropped 21 inches of snow so far in February.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 11:53 AM AKST
LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

The new leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department is further limiting when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 10:33 AM AKST
Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge

Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge

Protesters in Alaska urged federal officials to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge despite a federal law requiring lease sales.

Monday, February 11th 2019, 5:43 PM AKST
Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year later: Renewed national debate on guns and school safety, and a time to remember the victims.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man

PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man

Digital ad campaign seeks to defend white police officer charged in fatal shooting of armed black man in Tennessee.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 3:03 PM AKST
Second Fairfax accuser is intensely private single mother

Second Fairfax accuser is intensely private single mother

Woman who accused Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of raping her while they were students at Duke University in 2000 is an intensely private single mother.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 1:33 PM AKST
Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Attorney Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 11:03 AM AKST
Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics

Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics

President Donald Trump's company is scrapping plans for two new hotel chains announced two years ago, casting blame in part on a hostile political environment.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 4:13 PM AKST
Lyndon LaRouche's conspiracy mindset lives on

Lyndon LaRouche's conspiracy mindset lives on

Fitting for a man who saw so much darkness in the world, Lyndon LaRouche died on the fringes this week, his name little known to anyone under 50, his death rumored online a day before mainstream outlets confirmed it.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
Trail runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion

Trail runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion

A Colorado runner who survived a mountain lion attack says he wrestled the young animal to the ground and jammed his foot onto its neck to suffocate it to death.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 2:03 PM AKST
Cardinal expects 'significant progress' at sex abuse summit

Cardinal expects 'significant progress' at sex abuse summit

US-based Roman Catholic bishops are participating in a weeklong retreat near Chicago.

Friday, February 15th 2019, 5:23 AM AKST
William Barr sworn in for 2nd stint as US attorney general

William Barr sworn in for 2nd stint as US attorney general

The Senate has confirmed William Barr to be attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:43 AM AKST
California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs

California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs

Two California officials want the most populous state to take out insurance to help cover taxpayers' costs in bad wildfire seasons.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 2:53 PM AKST
Youth programs left wanting by California marijuana law

Youth programs left wanting by California marijuana law

More than a year after the start of marijuana sales in California, no money has been allocated for substance abuse programs and education for youth.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 4:26 PM AKST
Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest

Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest

Illinois legislators have sent Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker one of his top campaign promises, a gradual hike in the statewide minimum wage that would more than double the standard in most of its Midwestern neighbors require.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 3:23 PM AKST
After shooting: 'You can't really trust other students'

After shooting: 'You can't really trust other students'

A year after Parkland, the K-12 experience in Florida has been reshaped.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 9:23 PM AKST
Make El Chapo pay for a border wall? Don't count on it

Make El Chapo pay for a border wall? Don't count on it

Make El Chapo pay for a wall? That may be a tall order, especially since officials can't say for sure how much Joaquin Guzman may still have from his drug smuggling empire or they intend to get their hands on it.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 12:13 PM AKST
Denver teachers back at work after winning deal with raises

Denver teachers back at work after winning deal with raises

Denver teachers are set to extend their strike into a third day after negotiations with district leaders ended Tuesday night without a deal.

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
Trump administration sued over shift in asylum policy

Trump administration sued over shift in asylum policy

Civil liberties groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco to block the Trump administration from returning asylum seekers to Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 1:13 PM AKST
Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

Heavy rain is again raising the risk of mudslides in Southern California burn areas where evacuations are ordered during a powerful storm that flooded roads and toppled trees further north.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 7:13 PM AKST
Producer of 'Silent Scream' anti-abortion film dies

Producer of 'Silent Scream' anti-abortion film dies

The producer of the controversial 1984 abortion film "The Silent Scream" has died at age 94. Beverly Cielnicky, president of Crusade For Life, tells The Associated Press that Donald S. Smith died Jan. 30 in Wenatchee, Washington.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 4:03 PM AKST
Police: Teen charged after gunshot at New Mexico high school

Police: Teen charged after gunshot at New Mexico high school

A shot has been fired on the grounds of a suburban Albuquerque high school on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida high school massacre but police say no one was injured and a suspect was taken into custody.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 7:53 AM AKST
Immigration spending pact has more than a border wall

Immigration spending pact has more than a border wall

The immigration spending Congressional leaders on Thursday released details of a compromise on border and immigration enforcement that gives President Donald Trump just a sliver of the money he wanted for his border wall with Mexico.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 2:33 PM AKST
Kansas' abortion uncertainty fuels response to New York law

Kansas' abortion uncertainty fuels response to New York law

Kansas abortion opponents are as eager as ever to impose new restrictions but aren't sure of their options because the state's legal climate is uncertain.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 10:05 AM AKST
Wife of imprisoned Chicago officer fears he's in danger

Wife of imprisoned Chicago officer fears he's in danger

The wife of a white Chicago police officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald says her husband has been assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 9:13 PM AKST
Trump-dominated board to close coal plant, despite his plea

Trump-dominated board to close coal plant, despite his plea

TVA votes to close Kentucky coal-fired power plant over objections from President Trump, state GOP leaders.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 7:23 AM AKST
Correction: AccuWeather-Sexual Bias Settlement story

Correction: AccuWeather-Sexual Bias Settlement story

A family-run weather company, whose former CEO is President Donald Trump's nominee to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has agreed to pay $290,000 after an agency found the company subjected female employees to sexual harassment.

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 11:53 AM AKST
Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers

Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers

A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in wildfires in California is demanding more answers from the utility.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:33 AM AKST
Broken pipe puts much of a city under boil-water advisory

Broken pipe puts much of a city under boil-water advisory

Leaky pipes have left about 100,000 customers in Ohio under a boil-water advisory.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 9:13 AM AKST
Texas' election chief apologizes over flawed noncitizen list

Texas' election chief apologizes over flawed noncitizen list

Texas' election chief is apologizing over releasing a botched list of 95,000 voters whose citizenship was called into question before being fully vetted.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 10:23 AM AKST
Unclaimed $1.5B prize: South Carolina could be big loser too

Unclaimed $1.5B prize: South Carolina could be big loser too

The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward, and that could make the state a big loser too.

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 10:53 AM AKST
Counseling urged to prevent depression in at-risk new moms

Counseling urged to prevent depression in at-risk new moms

Task force finds counseling at-risk pregnant women, new mothers offers a chance at preventing perinatal depression.

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 7:03 AM AKST

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