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NEW YORK (AP) — A reputed Philadelphia mob boss known for beating murder raps, surviving attempts on his life and reinventing himself as a restaurateur is back in court facing federal fraud charges. Opening statements in the trial of Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino are set for...
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is skipping President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address while she travels to Rhode Island to speak to a group of law students. Ginsburg is scheduled to speak on Tuesday at Roger Williams University...
BOSTON (AP) — Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children — the app is intended for those under 13 — aren't ready to have...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge who ordered a detained immigration rights activist facing deportation to be immediately released is raising "grave concern" over the argument that he had been targeted because of his political activities. U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest...
SEATTLE (AP) — From the fourth floor of a striking rainforest-like conservatory built of glass and white steel in downtown Seattle, Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos turned toward the top of his newest headquarters building to summon his favorite assistant. In a proud little show on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities and activists have taken part in an evening of speeches and music in Manhattan billed as "The People's State of the Union." Monday's event was planned in response to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday. It was held at...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are dropping the Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms next year after decades of protests and complaints that the grinning, red-faced caricature used in one version or another since 1947 is racist. The move, announced Monday, came after...
SEATTLE (AP) — From the fourth floor of a striking rainforest-like conservatory built of glass and white steel in downtown Seattle, Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos turned toward the top of his newest headquarters building to summon his favorite assistant. In a proud little show on...
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A murder trial began Monday for a woman accused of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii and killing her identical twin sister. The 2016 crash was a tragic accident, Alexandria Duval's defense attorney, Birney Bervar said in his opening statement...
MONROE CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Crager's boxing gym isn't filled with young people aspiring to a career in the ring,...
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and...
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — This year marks two decades that the state of Missouri has owned a vacant train station. The...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says one of its tanks has struck an observation post in the southern Gaza...
Good morning from The Associated Press. Today is Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Margery Beck is on the desk in Omaha...