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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran is nobody's idea of a rabble-rouser. A Republican stalwart with a low-key style and reputation for caution, his decision to publicly torpedo the latest Senate GOP plan to overhaul health care raised eyebrows. The contrast is sharp...
BOSTON (AP) — They dove in, splashed around and blissfully floated in the murky river water. Intrepid swimmers got a once-a-year chance to beat the summer heat with a dip in the once-notorious dirty water of Boston's Charles River on Tuesday. The annual "City Splash" is one of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had a second, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany earlier this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump and Putin spoke during a world leaders' dinner at the Group of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican votes in the Assembly proved critical to passing an extension of California's cap and trade program, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A handful of Democrats, meanwhile, bucked Gov. Jerry Brown and party leaders to vote against...
HOUSTON (AP) — A murder charge has been dropped against a homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school last year, prosecutors announced on Tuesday. DNA tests prosecutors received this week were inconclusive and there...
ATLANTA (AP) — A notorious jewel thief with an illicit career spanning six decades has been caught stealing again, but she wasn't after sparkly gems this time, police near Atlanta say. Doris Payne, 86, was arrested at a Walmart store around 5 p.m. Monday and charged with...
MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he came into contact with the powerful painkiller is a...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Laughter can combat trauma. Spiritual cleansings could be used to fight an opioid addiction. Cactus extract may battle diabetes and obesity. These insights are from curanderismo — traditional Native American healing from the American Southwest and Latin...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won't face a third murder trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday while saying he's asking federal authorities to consider possible civil rights charges. Hamilton...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department officials are announcing a takedown of an internet marketplace for drugs,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting "American Idol" when it returns for its first...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been wounded in a shooting at a St. Joseph apartment...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 9:55...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The mother of a St. Louis man who was wielding a knife when he was fatally shot by police in 2014...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry has dismissed an international tribunal's ruling against it for seizing a...