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WASHINGTON (AP) — He just couldn't stay away. President-elect Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his Washington, D.C., hotel on Wednesday night, grabbing a late dinner while in town for a couple of fundraisers. Trump flew into the city from New York on Wednesday evening for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information while deployed in Iraq. "That was not my...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly before it is announced. Perdue, 70, would be the first...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045. Now advocates want to extend that goal to the transportation sector to urge all forms of ground...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man says a tough-talking, cowboy-hat wearing Wisconsin sheriff detained him after a flight because the man shook his head at the lawman, who has gained a national prominence for his outspoken support of Donald Trump. Dan Black said in a complaint...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information while deployed in Iraq. "That was not my...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawmaker's proposal to penalize colleges and universities that teach ethnic studies classes has essentially died after getting widely panned by Democrats and liberal commentators across the nation. The demise of the legislation Wednesday comes as...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — In grizzly country, comments by President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary that schools should have guns on campus to protect against the bears aren't a punch line. Betsy DeVos' remark Tuesday to a Senate committee that state and local...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scottie Lindsey scored 21 points, Bryant McIntosh had 17 and Northwestern won at Ohio State...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — The Valparaiso Police Department has started using two drones equipped with cameras as...
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Brenda Barnes, whose decision to leave the top job at Pepsi-Cola set off a national debate...
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A bright neon piece of rock 'n' roll history is going up for auction — a marquee from the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm and confident demeanor helped lead...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm and confident demeanor helped lead...