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TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — An ice storm shut down major highways Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed towns in the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice at the same time rising temperatures in Portland raised the prospect of flooding after the largest...
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...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday,...
SYDNEY (AP) — Several countries say they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership after President Donald...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded a key component of their offense for a young pitcher...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded a key component of their offense for a young pitcher...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Dennis Smith Jr. scored a season-high 32 points to help North Carolina State rally...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Dennis Smith Jr. scored a season-high 32 points to help North Carolina State rally...