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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigrant advocacy groups said Tuesday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are allegedly turning away asylum-seekers before their claims can be heard, violating obligations under U.S. and international law. The groups said they began fielding...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. And while the infant's death was not blamed on below-freezing temperatures it has driven home just how ruthless this winter has been for Portland'...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later. If approved, it would be the first law of its kind in the U.S. The proposal,...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 13 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned a Washington-based appeals court for an...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One moment, Jayson Thomas was on the Oregon beach with his 3-year-old son. The next, they were gone, swept away by a "sneaker wave" as his wife looked on. These were but the latest deaths caused by sneaker waves. A leading expert says they are a particular...
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday. An anonymous tip two days before Christmas led police to Kimberly and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promise will go unfulfilled. Administration officials had long insisted that the president...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies — the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group — are coming together to...
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Rep. Tom Price has promised to help rip up President Barack Obama's 2010 health-care law. But some of the Georgia Republican's constituents wonder just what that will mean if their congressman is confirmed as Donald Trump's health secretary. Trump continues...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been ordered to spend two decades in prison after admitting in court that he fatally...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis 18-year-old is jailed on $250,000 bond after being accused of wounding her...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Fort Wayne needed expensive airport improvements, its mayor contacted an influential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Women's March on Washington and associated protests around the world (all...
CHICAGO (AP) — Two men have been convicted of attempted murder and aggravated battery for a shooting that...
CHICAGO (AP) — Two men have been convicted of attempted murder and aggravated battery for a shooting that...