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Harvey regains tropical storm strength in Gulf of Mexico

August 24, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Harvey regained tropical storm strength as it drifted in the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas early Thursday and forecasters said it could become a hurricane. more »»

Lucky numbers for $758.7M Powerball jackpot drawn

August 24, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing. more »»

The Latest: Official: Largest jackpot won by single ticket

August 24, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on $758.7 million Powerball drawing (all times local):

12:45 a.m.

Powerball Product Group Chair Charlie McIntyre says the $758. more »»

Federal judge again tosses out Texas voter ID law

August 24, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the... more »»

Sandbags, plywood, generators: Texas coast braces for Harvey

August 24, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Tropical Storm Harvey drifted erratically toward the Texas Gulf Coast late Wednesday amid forecasts it could become a hurricane by landfall later this week, dumping heavy... more »»

US families, friends of missing sailors proud, praying

August 24, 2017

Families in the United States are awaiting word on missing seamen who were aboard the USS John McCain when it collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore. more »»

Violence in Charlottesville leads to soul-searching at ACLU

August 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its... more »»

Baby found dead in car parked in P&G parking lot in Ohio

August 24, 2017

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A baby girl who was found dead in a car parked in a Procter & Gamble employee parking lot in Ohio was left there by her mother while she was at work, authorities said... more »»

Tribal coalition joins blitz to save national monument areas

August 24, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation and tribal groups are airing TV ads, sending letters to President Donald Trump and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary... more »»

Supporters want Colin Kaepernick signed by NFL season start

August 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks, showed their... more »»

Critics: Utah horse meeting is secretive 'slaughter summit'

August 24, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Swollen populations of federally-protected wild horses roaming 10 Western states are starved and damaging rangelands, Utah and U.S. more »»

Pence in Florida: US won't stand by as Venezuela crumbles

August 24, 2017

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence addressed a sympathetic crowd of Venezuelans in South Florida on Wednesday and pledged the U.S. more »»

Education Department announces college prep grants

August 24, 2017

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a second round of funding for programs that help low-income students who aspire to attend college. more »»

Federal judge again tosses out Texas voter ID law

August 23, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the... more »»

Cross-burning victims to priest: Apology is not enough

August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn't given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago. more »»

Lawsuit: School created culture of abuse and excessive force

August 23, 2017

A Pittsburgh-area school with a history of racial tension created a culture of verbal abuse and excessive force that allowed resource officers to shock students with stun guns and body-slam them,... more »»

 
 
 

 

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