Political

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive a $1 billion federal loan to improve rail safety. He says the safety improvements are meant to avoid a repeat of a 2013 train derailment that killed four people in the Bronx...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell to the Justice Department after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. Holder is set to address employees at an afternoon ceremony. A tribute video with appearances by his wife, President Barack Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the fight against terrorism in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan. Now, with news...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by the U.S. military in the fight against terrorism. Now, with news of the death of two Western hostages in a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is defending President Barack Obama's record of supporting Israel and its security. Biden is speaking at a celebration of Israel's independence day hosted by Israel's ambassador to Washington. The speech comes during a period of rough...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second ice cream company has shut down production this week after health officials found listeria in a sample of its frozen treats. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio said on its website that it recalled its frozen products. The action follows a similar...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that he'd welcome a bipartisan move to replace budget cuts to domestic agencies and the Pentagon with cuts elsewhere in the government's almost $4 trillion budget. Such a move, backed by Democrats and pragmatic-minded...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama honored the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a "huge distraction and media circus" over underinflated footballs in their conference championship game. Obama recognized the NFL champions Thursday during a White House...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at the lives of four men — two Western hostages and two American terror suspects — who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan. The American and Italian aid workers were killed inadvertently in a drone attack targeting al-Qaida in January, U.S...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two...
SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old who fired two gunshots inside a Washington state high school told...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say NFL prospect Shane Ray has been issued a misdemeanor citation after a trooper...
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat...