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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expressing doubts about a law that bars the government from registering trademarks that are deemed offensive. The justices heard arguments Wednesday in a dispute involving an Asian-American band called the Slants that was denied a trademark...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call in the biggest demonstration in history to welcome a new president. Exactly how many people actually show up for both...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said. The UC...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney general, he disbanded the unit responsible for protecting the state's natural resources. Instead, Scott Pruitt reassigned his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor Department says its consumer price index increased 0.3 percent last month, up...
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister is demanding full disclosure about events surrounding the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Haider al-Abadi told reporters on Tuesday that he would like to see a "thorough investigation" of America's decision-making that took the U.S. forces...
NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general. In the letter dated Jan. 17, the prosecutors said they had "...
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, underscoring concerns that the incoming president could seek to redefine relations between Beijing, Taipei and Washington. Foreign Ministry...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unlike his soon-to-be boss, the choice for commerce secretary has agreed to divorce himself from a vast financial empire. Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross can expect questions about his business dealings at his Senate confirmation hearing. Senators also plan to...
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that they their network systems were...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will miss the game on Sunday against the Denver...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will miss the game on Sunday against the Denver...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — D.J. Wilson scored 12 of his 19 points in the first half, helping Michigan build a double-...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor who became a judge in 2013 has been assigned to handle the...
JIBREEN, Syria (AP) — Fatima Museitif got married three years ago and soon gave birth to two boys. Her husband...