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Obama talks at climate change summit as mayors sign charter

December 6, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday told a summit of mayors driven to act after President Donald Trump rejected the Paris climate accord that cities and states are the "new... more »»

Tax overhaul could chill US affordable housing construction

December 6, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Municipal governments worry the tax overhaul in Washington, D.C. could chill the construction of affordable housing as homelessness reaches a crisis point on the West Coast. more »»

Texas county approves post-Harvey flood construction rules

December 5, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in a Texas county devastated by Hurricane Harvey approved new regulations Tuesday on building construction in flood-prone locations, rules they touted as the nation's... more »»

AP Exclusive: Top gossip editor accused of sexual misconduct

December 5, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives... more »»

Harvard upholds 2016 rule against single-gender social clubs

December 5, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University is upholding a policy that pressures secretive all-male social clubs to accept students of any gender, its top leadership announced on Tuesday. more »»

Kansas mom and boyfriend charged in her toddler son's death

December 5, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two people were charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of a 3-year-old Kansas boy whose body was found encased in concrete.

The remains of Evan C. more »»

Eye doctor awaits sentence in $100 million Medicare fraud

December 5, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge heard wildly conflicting stories Tuesday about a prominent Florida eye doctor convicted in a $100 million Medicare fraud scheme. more »»

Detentions spike, border arrests fall in Trump's first year

December 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown has produced a spike in detentions by deportation officers across the country during his first months in office. more »»

Homeless Samaritan buys home with money from fundraiser

December 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A homeless man who used his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia has bought a home with some of the nearly $400,000 raised for him by the... more »»

The Latest: Zinke recommends shrinking Nevada monument

December 5, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to shrink two national monuments in Utah (all times local):

3 p.m. more »»

Oklahoma officer charged in fatal shooting of suicidal man

December 5, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a suicidal man who had doused himself in lighter fluid and was trying t... more »»

Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case

December 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a sharply divided Supreme Court, the justice in the middle seemed conflicted Tuesday in the court's high-stakes consideration of a baker who refused to make a wedding case fo... more »»

The Latest: Pelosi: Conyers' legacy no 'license to harass'

December 5, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. John Conyers (all times local):

4:05 p.m.

The top House Democrat says Michigan Rep. more »»

Brinks heist driver Judith Clark loses parole appeal

December 5, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in the deadly 1981 Brinks armored car robbery in suburban New York has lost another bid for parole. more »»

The Latest: Conyers' resignation letter read in the House

December 5, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. John Conyers (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

The House clerk has read Democratic Rep. more »»

The Latest: Governor to call election to fill Conyers' seat

December 5, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. John Conyers (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

Michigan Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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