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MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a woman is recovering after a harrowing rescue caught on tape when she slid down a snow-covered ridge while hiking in Southern California. It happened Monday afternoon as 34-year-old Jennifer Fujita and her brother were hiking down the...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces. So-called right-to-work laws could get votes Thursday in the Missouri...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 3:16 p.m. President Barack Obama says daughters do not intend to pursue a future in politics — thanks to the influence of his wife, Michelle. But he says the girls "could not help but be patriotic" given the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 2:48 p.m. President Barack Obama says that after he leaves office on Friday he wants to take time to process the "amazing experience" his family has gone through. Addressing reporters at his final news...
SEATTLE (AP) — A story shared on social media that claims six people protesting President-elect Donald Trump were killed when they were hit by a truck on a Seattle freeway is false. The account posted by success-street.com, theseattletribune.com and other sites said an accident...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government scientists say the Earth sizzled to a third straight heat record last year. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared. The figures announced Wednesday come from NASA and the National...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice gave instructions on how to work around its own strict rules for spending money seized in investigations to Virginia's top prosecutor, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Law enforcement agencies...
LITTLE ELM, Texas (AP) — A police detective was shot and killed outside a suburban Dallas home by a gunman who then held officers at bay for hours before being found dead inside. Little Elm police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died at a hospital Tuesday night...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army says it's planning to study the potential environmental impact of routing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline under the Missouri River in North Dakota, although a judge could stall the study. The Army published a notice in the Federal Register...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The FBI is investigating after hackers blocked the St. Louis Public Library's server. The St...
KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) — A 17-year-old St. Louis County resident is charged with first-degree murder and other crimes...
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford says that a change in the way it values pension assets will cut its 2016 net income by...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say preliminary reports show an off-duty suburban police officer shot and killed a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Adele is set to take the stage at next month's Grammy Awards, where she is nominated for album,...
BOSTON (AP) — Half a world away from Washington, James Taylor is greeting fans with a video bemoaning the end of...