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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state's new U.S. senator. Here are some facts about Jones: CLOSE TO HOME Jones, 63, grew up in the...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks' plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year. After waiving fees 16 days in 2016 and 10...
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered Dennis Hastert not to have contact with anyone under 18, unless another adult is present who is aware of revelations that the former House speaker abused high school students decades ago. Those are among new conditions a federal judge approved...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they are investigating a woman's claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the allegations are so old that criminal charges couldn't be brought, even if proven...
BOSTON (AP) — Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored, five women said in a...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City native Gayla Peevey has welcomed another hippopotamus to the city's zoo, more than 60 years after her song about wanting one for Christmas helped the facility purchase its first. The singer was on hand as the 26-year-old pygmy hippopotamus...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state of California and the Trump administration will square off Tuesday before a U.S. judge who will decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam was not...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker and transformed the sport, has died. He was 80. Brown died of natural causes in Santa Barbara on Sunday, said Alex Mecl, general manager of Bruce Brown...
BOSTON (AP) — Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored, five women said in a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The woman who has run HBO's documentary unit for 38 years and has been a key gatekeeper in the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Luuk van Bree led a balanced attack with 15 points, Darrell Brown had a double-double and Bradley...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kevin Knox scored 21 points, Hamidou Diallo added 20, including a big 3-pointer with 50...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kevin Knox scored 21 points, Hamidou Diallo added 20, including a big 3-pointer with 50...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brock Stull scored a season-high 23 points and Milwaukee handed former Horizon League rival...
CHICAGO (AP) — Scottie Lindsey scored 25 points and made two big baskets in the final two minutes to rally...