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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday that he planned to veto a bill making Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work with the legislature on a compromise. Scott said he is sending the bill...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he won't sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state and is instead sending it back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward. The Republican governor said Wednesday that changes could...
CHICAGO (AP) — Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer. That was more than a decade ago, and the father of three used the money to pay for rent and stay afloat...
CLAREMONT, N.C. (AP) — A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the only other opium poppy plant field found in the U.S. this year...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside of a birthday party last weekend. Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a...
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent. Grant Morse tells USA Today ( https://usat.ly/2qTGTgk ) he was in the family boarding area at the gate at...
Many states have adopted laws that make it a crime for adult gun owners to allow children to access or possess their firearms, particularly when they are used to injure. In some cases, these laws are intended to reduce violent crime among youths. At least 21 states and the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before. A federal agency that supports basic science research is...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. He says he is innocent and is fighting for an eighth reprieve, but he is losing optimism: "...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state's premier...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state's premier...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a change. After spending a decade chasing and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a change. After spending a decade chasing and...
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a...
NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through...